• Steve Potter

8/15/21 : Outstanding Pitching by McKay/Silva/Brown/Potter

The coverage was embedded in last night’s Minor League Roundup but felt like it also needed calling out, one of the best team pitching performances I’ve watched !

High A East League - Jersey Shore ( 40-48 ) @ Hudson Valley ( Yankees Affiliate ) ( 55-34) @ Dutchess Stadium - Wappingers Falls, NY

Final Score : Jersey Shore 2 Hudson Valley 0 - 12 innings

Incredible effort by Tyler McKay & Manuel Silva - no run no hitter thru nine innings !

Hudson Valley held to just one hit over 12 innings !!


Summary :


Corbin Williams legged out a bunt single to lead off the 8th inning, he stole second base and went to third on a wild pitch. He tried to score on a wild pitch but was out as the ball bounced back off the back wall to the catcher flipped who then dived to tag the sliding Williams 😳.


The game went scoreless thru nine innings …


Jersey Shore didn’t score in the top of the 10th, Hudson Valley got their only hit of the game in the bottom of the inning, a leadoff single to left field. DJ Stewart made a great snag of a hard hit liner to first base for out one, third baseman McCarthy Tatum threw out a runner at the plate attempting to score on a ground ball to him for the second out. Blake Brown struck out the next hitter to send it to the 11th 😳.


The Blue Claws couldn’t score in the top of the 11th. Third baseman McCarthy Tatum once again threw out a runner from third attempting to score on a ground ball to him for the second out in the bottom of the inning ! Blake Brown struck out the last batter of the inning to send it to the 12th …😎


Pinch runner Hunter Markwardt entered the game in the 12th as the placed runner, he went to third on a sac bunt by Jonathan Guzman. Herbert Iser smoked a triple off the right field wall to score Markwardt with the game’s first run 💪. Jose Tortolero singled to score Iser.


Just proves ya can go extra extras even with placed runners 🤪


On The Hill :


Incredible effort by Tyler McKay & Manuel Silva - no hitter thru nine innings !

RH Tyler McKay - 6 perfect IP - outstanding 💪👍 - 4 K’s - 54 pitches - 42 strikes

LH Manuel Silva - 3 no hit innings - 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 52 pitches - 31 strikes

RH Blake Brown - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 33 pitches - 20 strikes - two pressure IP’s

RH Mark Potter - 1 perfect IP - clutch ! - struck out the side ! - 3 K’s - 13 pitches - 9 strikes

At Bat : 6 hits, 5 walks, 13 strikeouts


Corbin Williams had two hits and stole two bases. Logan O’Hoppe walked three times.

Herbert Iser tripled.


Notes :


Corbin Williams made a tremendous running catch in center field for the first out of the sixth inning, the young man made it look easy, outstanding speed 💨

Prior to the game UTL Nicolas Torres was promoted from Clearwater. C Freddy Francisco was transferred to the FCL Phillies roster.



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