• Steve Potter

8/15/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple A East League - Lehigh Valley ( 41-46 ) @ Scranton Wilkes Barre ( Yankees Affiliate ( 51-34 ) @ PNC Field - Moosic, PA

Final Score : Lehigh Valley 5 Scranton Wilkes Barre 4

Summary :

Jorge Bonifacio stroked an RBI double in the first inning scoring Nick Maton ( walked ). Rafael Marchan ( walked ) went to third on Bonifacio’ s hit and scored on a subsequent wild pitch.


Chris Gittens hit a three run home run for SWB in the bottom of the first inning.


Rafael Marchan doubled in the second inning, he scored on a single by Jorge Bonifacio.


TJ Rivera doubled in the 8th inning, he scored on a triple by Arquimedes Gamboa.

Nick Maton singled to score Gamboa.


SWB’s leadoff hitter doubled in the ninth inning, he then tried to steal third base but Catcher Logan Moore gunned him down … big time play 💪👍.


On The Hill :

RH Adonis Medina - 3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 4 BB, 4 K’s - 61 pitches - 34 strikes

LH Christopher Sanchez - 4 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 5 BB, 3 K’s - 82 pitches - 46 strikes

RH Mike Adams - 1 inherited runner scored - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 28 pitches - 13 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1/3 IP - retired only batter he faced - 8 pitches - 5 strikes


Christopher Sanchez - photo by Cheryl Pursell


At Bat : 9 hits, 3 walks, 10 strikeouts


Jorge Bonifacio & TJ Rivera each had two hits, each hit doubles as well. Rafael Marchan also doubled and Arquimedes Gamboa tripled.


Notes :


IF CJ Chatham was added to the roster off the IL prior to the game.


Double A NorthEast League - Akron ( Indians Affiliate ) ( 56-33 ) @ Reading ( 34-56 ) @ FirstEnergy Stadium - Reading, PA


Final Score : Akron 11 Reading 7


Summary :


Grenny Cumana hit a two run home run in the second inning. Akron plated four runs in the third inning on five singles and an error.


Josh Stephen tripled in a run in the bottom of the third inning. Brayan Rocchio hit a two run home run for Akron in the fourth inning. Bo Naylor homered for Akron in the fifth inning.


Akron scored a run in the top of the sixth … Reading matched the run in the bottom of the frame.


Bryson Stott hit a two run home run in the seventh inning. Will Brennan hit a three run home run for Akron in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


RH Noah Skirrow - 3 IP, 4 R - 3 earned, 6 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 58 pitches - 38 strikes

RH Seranthony Dominguez - 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 36 pitches - 20 strikes

RH Tyler Carr - 2 IP, 1 unearned R - 2 H, 4 BB, 0 K’s - 52 pitches - 24 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 30 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes - 1 Perfect IP - 1 K - 10 pitches - 8 strikes


At Bat : 10 hits, 3 walks, 7 strikeouts


Bryson Stott, Matt Kroon, Josh Stephen & Grenny Cumana each had two hits. Stott and Cumana homered with two RBIs, Stephen tripled.


High A East League - Jersey Shore ( 40-49 ) @ Hudson Valley ( Yankees Affiliate ) ( 56-34) @ Dutchess Stadium - Wappingers Falls, NY


Final Score : Hudson Valley 5 Jersey Shore 4


Summary :


Everson Pereira homered for HV in the first inning. They scored three runs in the second inning on four hits and a hit batter. HV added a run in the 4th on two doubles.


Nate Fassnacht hit a two run double in the 5th inning, Vito Friscia also hammered a two run double.


On The Hill :


RH Tom Sutera - 2 IP, 4 R, 6 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 52 pitches - 37 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 5 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 74 pitches - 45 strikes

LH Erubiel Armenta - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 10 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 6 hits, 2 walks, 10 strikeouts


Nate Fassnacht had two hits including a double. Nicolas Torres had two hits in his Blue Claws debut. Vito Friscia doubled.


Notes :


OF Adam Haseley was added to the roster on rehab assignment prior to the game.

Low A SouthEast League - Clearwater ( 39-45 ) @ Tampa ( Yankees Affiliate ) ( 60-27 ) - Steinbrenner Field - Tampa, FL - Noon game


Final Score : Tampa 7 Clearwater 6 - 10 innings


Summary :


Trey Sweeney hit a solo home run for Tampa in the first inning. Two bases loaded walks scored runs for the Threshers in the top of the second inning. Casey Martin then cleared the bases with a grand slam !


The Tarpons scored a run in the second inning on a bases loaded walk. They scored another in the third inning on a walk, stolen base and single. They scored three in the ninth inning on three singles and two walks to tie the score at six apiece.


Tampa won the game in the bottom of the tenth on a walk off single that scored the placed runner.


On The Hill :


RH Hsin-Chieh Lin - 2 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 48 pitches - 23 strikes

RH Griff McGarry - 2 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 43 pitches - 30 strikes - 95-98 mph FB

RH Victor Lopez - 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 39 pitches - 25 strikes

RH Cam Wynne - 2 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - pro debut - FB 93-95, Cutter - 87

RH Yoan Antonac - threw 1 pitch - 1 H, 1 unearned run


At Bat : 5 hits, 9 walks, 11 strikeouts


Casey Martin hit a grand slam. Nick Matera & Felix Reyes each doubled. Baron Radcliff walked three times, Jared Carr walked twice.


Notes :


C Nick Matera was added to the roster in rehab assignment prior to the game.


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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