• Steve Potter

8/1/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple-A East League—Lehigh Valley IronPigs (34-41) at Rochester Red Wings (Nationals, 30-43 ); Frontier Field - PPD


Double-A Northeast League – Somerset Patriots (Yankees, 47-29) at Reading Fightin Phils (30-47 ); FirstEnergy Stadium


Summary :Patriots 4 Fightin Phils 3


Somerset scored three runs in the fourth inning on five walks, a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly.


Jhailyn Ortiz hit a line drive home run over the left field wall to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning.


Somerset scored a run in the 5th inning on a walk and a double.


Jhailyn Ortiz singled to start the sixth inning, went to third on a double by Bryson Stott and scored on a single by Josh Stephen.


The game went into a rain delay at 8 PM in the bottom of the 8th inning. It resumed at 10:40 PM … I didn’t watch the end of the contest 🤦‍♂️.

Arquimedes Gamboa hit a home run in the ninth inning. He has an ongoing on base streak of 22 games.


On The Hill :


RH Francisco Morales - 3 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 5 BB, 4 K’s - 77 pitches - 40 strikes

LH Nick Lackney - 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 3 BB, 1 K - 34 pitches - 16 strikes

LH Zach Warren - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 BB, 1 K - 30 pitches - 14 strikes

LH Jonathan Hennigan - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 18 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 13 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Tyler Carr - 1 perfect IP - 14 pitches - 8 strikes


At Bat :


Jhailyn Ortiz had three hits including a home run. Bryson Stott had two hits including a double. Josh Stephen had two hits. Grenny Cumana doubled. Arquimedes Gamboa homered.



High-A East League – Brooklyn Cyclones (Mets, 30-46 ) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (36-42 ); FirstEnergy Park


Summary : Blue Claws 4 Cyclones 3


Brooklyn scored single runs un each of the first three inning, Francisco Alvarez knocked in two of them.


DJ Stewart hit a solo home run in the second inning, Jonathan Guzman tripled and scored on a sac fly by Chris Cornelius.


Vito Friscia singled in the 6th inning, went to second on a walk by Keaton Greenwalt and scored on a single by Chris Cornelius.


McCarthy Tatum crushed a solo home run to left field in the seventh inning.


On The Hill :


RH Tyler McKay - 4 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 64 pitches - 40 strikes

RH Mark Potter - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 18 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Tom Sutera - 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 45 pitches - 27 strikes

RH Blake Brown - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 18 pitches - 10 strikes


At Bat : 7 hits, 4 walks, 8 K’s


McCarthy Tatum had two hits including a home run. Chris Cornelius had two hits and two RBIs. Jonathan Guzman tripled and DJ Stewart hit his 9th homer as a Blue Claw ( 12th overall for the season ).


Web Gem :


CF Corbin Williams made a terrific diving catch in the left center field gap to record the second out in the ninth inning, he got a great jump and went a long way for the grab.


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


Florida Complex League : - Scheduled Off Day


Domincan Summer League : - Scheduled Off Day


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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