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7/29/21 : Minor League Roundup

Full season games - Recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League—Lehigh Valley IronPigs (33-41) at Rochester Red Wings (Nationals, 30-42); Frontier Field

Final Score

Postponed; 4:35 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday.

Double-A Northeast League – Somerset Patriots (Yankees, 45-29) at Reading Fightin Phils (30-45); FirstEnergy Stadium

Final Score

Patriots 7, Fightin Phils 6


Singles by Grenny Cumana and Matt Kroon and a wild pitch staked Reading to a 3-0 lead in B5. Somerset forged ahead with 2 in T6 and 4 in T7. Down, 7-4 in B9, Reading scored on a Jack Conley home run and RBI single by Madison Stokes. Luke Miller fanned with the bases loaded and two out to end the game.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH James McArthur, 4-2-0-0-0-4; 47 pitches, 31 strikes

RH Tyler Carr, 2-3-2-2-0-3, HBP, HR; 32 pitches, 19 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes, 1-3-4-0-0-2, HR; 22 pitches, 17 strikes. LP (1-1)

LH Jonathan Hennigan, 2-1-1-1-1-2, BK; 37 pitches, 20 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

CF Matt Kroon, 4-0-3-1, triple (1)

SS Bryson Stott, 5-2-2-0, double (12

2B Madison Stokes, 5-0-1-1

LF Grenny Cumana, 3-1-1-1, BB

DH Luke Miller, 4-1-1-1

C Jack Conley 3-1-1-1, HR (3)

1B Brock Stassi, 1-1-0-0, 4 BB

Notes :

Before the game 1B Brock Stassi was activated from the IL.

In the 5th inning with runners on first and third for Somerset … Catcher Jack Conley threw out the runner going to second on an attempted steal, SS Bryson Stott returned the throw home to get the runner breaking for home from third base. Two attempted steals on one play … both thrown out 😳

High-A East League – Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, 29-43) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (33-41); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score

Postponed; 5:05 p.m. doubleheader on Friday.

Notes :

INF Chris Corneluis was activated from the IL.

Low A Southeast League – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (Twins, 40-35) at Clearwater Threshers (37-37); BayCare Ballpark

Game #1 Final Score

Threshers 4, Mighty Mussels, 2, 7 innings


Two-run double by Abrahan Gutierrez, a one-run double by Edgar Made and a wild pitch produced a 4-run B4 and a win. FM came back with 2 in T5. Carlos Hernandez struck out the last batter with the bases loaded in T7 so preserve the win.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

LH Samuel Aldegheri, 4-1-0-0-2-5; 71 pitches, 44 strikes

RH Sam Jacobsak, 2.2-3-2-2-6-1, HBP; 53 pitches, 19 strikes. WP (1-0)

RH Carlos Hernandez, .1-0-0-0-1-1; 9 pitches, 5 strikes. SV (3)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

C Abrahan Gutierrez, 2-1-1-2, BB, double (10)

LF Edgar Made, 3-1-1-1, double (4)

RF Nicolas Torres, 2-1-1-0, BB

Game #2 Final Score

Threshers 3, Mighty Mussels 2, 8 innings


Walk-off single by Rixon Wingrove with 2 out in B-8 gave Clearwater a sweep. FM scored twice in T1 but three Clearwater relievers pitched seven shutout innings. Abrahan Gutierrez’s RBI single got one run back in B1 and Nicholas Torrez’s homer in B3 tied the game. Maikel Garrido held FM off the scoreboard in T8 by striking out the last two batters with runners on first and second bases.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

LH Rafael Marcano, 1-4-2-1-0-1; 31 pitches, 18 strikes

RH Victor Lopez, 3-2-0-0-0-3; 38 pitches, 27 strikes

LH Gabriel Yanez, 3-4-0-0-0-3, WP; 54 pitches, 34 strikes

LH Maikel Garrido, 1-1-0-0-0-2, HBP; 17 pitches, 12 strikes. WP (2-0)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

DH Abrahan Gutierrez, 3-0-1-1

CF Nicholas Torres, 4-1-1-1, HR (4)

1B Rixon Wingrove, 4-0-1-1

RF Jadiel Sanchez, 4-1-1-0

Notes :

Prior to the game C/1B Micah Yonamine was placed on the seven day IL, C Arturo De Freitas was promoted from the FCL Phillies.

Rixon Wingrove - File Photo - taken by Mark Wylie

Florida Complex League :

The FCL Phillies and Yankees game in Tampa was suspended due to weather in the bottom of the third inning with the Phillies leading 3-2. It will be resumed on August 4th. Felix Reyes hit a two run home run in the first inning, his second of the season.

Domincan Summer League

Phillies White 4 ( 7-4 ) Cardinals Red 0 ( 7-5 ) - 8 innings

Five Phillies pitchers combined on the shutout :

RH Jean Cabrera ( 19 yrs old ) - 4 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s

RH Jonathan Petit ( 20 yrs old ) - W - 1 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s

RH Diego Linares ( 18 yrs old ) - 1 IP, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s

RH Carlos Milan ( 18 yrs old ) - 1 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K

RH Jonathan Rivas ( 19 yrs old ) - S, 2 IP, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s

Eighteen year old LF Albert Rodriquez had two hits including a double and three RBIs.

Fellow 18 year old RF Ricardo Rosario had two hits, 18 year old C Jackie Pertuz doubled.

Phillies Red 13 ( 4-7 ) Cardinals Blue 5 ( 6-6 )

The Phillies mashed 22 hits in the nine inning contest with every batter in the starting lineup getting a knock. Eighteen year old SS Diego Gonzalez went 5 for 6 with 2 RBIs … 1B Adony Mejia ( 20 yrs old ) was 4 for 6 and 17 year old DH Solardo Rodriquez was 3 for 5 with two doubles and three runs scored. Eighteen year old CF Santiago Torres had two knocks including a double. Seventeen year old C Rickardo Perez & 18 year old LF Gabriel Tirado each had two hits.

Four hurlers pitched for the Phillies with 20 year old Manuel Urias starting and going four innings.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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