8/19/21 : FCL and DSL Today
Florida Complex League :
Phillies 6 ( 14-7 ) Blue Jays 5 ( 16-18 )
Summary : played at Carpenter Complex - Roberts Field
The Phillies jumped out to an early lead scoring three in the first and two in the second inning. They added another run in the sixth. The Jays scored twice in the fourth and three times in the eighth inning.
Recently signed veteran hurler Zach McAlister debuted as a Phillie. Marcus Lee Sang had a big day with the bat … a double and two run home run. Cornelius Randolph ( rehab assignment ) had two knocks including a double.
Lefty Jaylen Smith closed out the Phillies win working a perfect ninth inning.
On The Hill :
RH Zach McAlister - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 5 batters faced
RH Brendan Bell - 4 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s - 17 batters faced
LH Jake McKenna - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 11 batters faced
RH Yoan Antonac - 1 IP, 3 R - 1 earned, 3 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 7 batters faced
LH Jaylen Smith - 1 Perfect IP, 1 K
At Bat : 7 hits, 2 walks, 9 strikeouts
Zach McAlister was signed on 8/10 to a minor league contract. He’s pitched 8 seasons in the major leagues ( 2011 to 2018 ) with the Indians and Tigers ( 280 games - 68 starts - 4.09 ERA in 591 2/3 IP ) … he pitched in 9 games with Oklahoma City at the AAA in 2019. He’s 33 years old and was the Yankees 3rd round draft selection in the 2006 draft.
Dominican Summer League :
Mets1 7 ( 14-13 ) Phillies Red 6 ( 12-13 ) - seven inning game - Phillies hosted
Jhorjan Guevara had two of the team’s five hits. Diego Gonzalez doubled, scored twice and had two RBI’s. Four hurlers pitched for the Phillies, Jared Loyo threw a scoreless frame.
Mets2 4 ( 10-15 ) Phillies White 3 ( 15-9 ) - seven inning game - Mets hosted
Yemal Flores had both Phillies hits in the game including a double, he scored once and had an RBI. Yemal also stole two bases. Three pitchers toed the rubber for the Phillies with starter Jonathan Petit going four innings ( 2 R, 6 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s ).