• Steve Potter

7/6/21 - Day Baseball - two games

High A East League - Jersey Shore 7 ( 23-31 ) Wilmington 0 ( 23-30 ) - 11 AM game


Summary :


Vito Friscia blasted a double off the right field wall in the first inning to score DJ Stewart & Jhailyn Ortiz ( both walked ). Jonathan Guzman singled to score Friscia.


Casey Martin doubled to score Keaton Greenwalt ( singled ) in the fourth inning. Logan O’Hoppe hit a home run to left field to score Martin ahead of him.


DJ Stewart hit a long home run to left center field to lead off the seventh inning.


On The Hill :


RH Kevin Gowdy - 6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 84 pitches - 59 strikes …. he featured a very good splitter changeup today predominantly in the 79-82 mph range - great downward movement - that got a ton of swing and misses and was the strikeout pitch on multiple occasions. Fastball command was also solid … sitting today in the 92-94 mph range. He retired the first 11 batters he faced in the game. Very strong outing. Jersey Shore speed readings from the stadium register which generally has been 2-3 mph slower than the scout readings 🤪


LH JP Woodward - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 35 pitches - 23 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 13 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat :


Keaton Greenwalt & Jhailyn Ortiz each had two hits. Casey Martin & Vito Friscia each doubled, Friscia had two RBIs. Logan O’Hoppe hit a two run home run and DJ Stewart a solo homer.


Notes :


Under the new MLB rules for the minor leagues each team is allowed to play one morning game during the season but it must be played on a date when both clubs are off the day before. Since the minor leagues are only off on Monday’s this season that only leaves Tuesday for the morning games. They are popular with kids summer camps, today was no exception to that, very enthusiastic young audience at the game.



Low A South-East League - Clearwater ( 29-25 ) Bradenton ( 35-19 ) - PPD - Rain - pending Tropical Storm Elsa on the way 👀🥴


Florida Complex League - Yankees 5 ( 4-1 ) Phillies 4 (3-3 ) - 10 innings - 10 AM game - played in Tampa @ Yankees Complex

Summary :


The game was scoreless thru seven innings.


Guarner Dipre & Jamari Baylor walked to lead off the eighth inning. Dipre scored on three wild pitches moving up a base on each one. Colby Fitch singled to score Baylor.


Jose Martinez hit a three run home run for the Yankees in the bottom of the eighth inning.


The Phillies tied the game in the ninth inning on a bases loaded walk by Leandro Pineda. They loaded the bases in the tenth inning … Mitchell Edwards hit a sacrifice fly ball to drive in the go ahead run.


The Yankees won it on a walk off double in the bottom of the tenth by Madison Santos.


On The Hill

RH Tyler McKay - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 4 batters faced - rehab assignment

RH Noah Skirrow - 1 IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 3 batters faced - rehab assignment

RH Sam Jacobsak - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 3 batters faced - pro debut

RH Jonas De La Cruz - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 6 batters faced

RH Dylan Castaneda - 3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 4 K’s - 14 batters faced

LH Christopher Soriano - 1 plus IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 6 batters faced


At Bat : 4 hits and 10 walks


Jamari Baylor singled, walked twice and scored two runs. Guarner Dipre & Carlos De La Cruz each drew two walks. Colby Fitch, Edward Barboza & Marcus Lee Sang each singled.



Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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