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8/21/23 : Minor League Roundup

Florida Complex League

Phillies 14 (29-25) Tigers 5 (28-25)

@ Publix Field @ Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland, FL

Summary :

The Tigers scored a first inning run on a walk, stolen base, ground out and balk.

In the second inning Yhoswar Garcia singled, advanced to second on a ground out and scored on a single by Leonardo Rondon.       Santiago Torres walked and Devin Saltiban singled to score Rondon.  Avery Owusu-Asiedu doubled to score two runs.

Three walks loaded the bases for the Phillies in the third inning, Leonardo Rondon singled to score a run.  A ground out scored another, Avery Owusu-Asiedu singled to score a run and a double steal plated the fourth run of the inning (Devin Saltiban stole home and Avery Owusu-Asiedu stole second base).

The Phillies scored five in the fifth, Leonardo Rondon singled, two walks loaded the bases.  A wild pitch scored a run, Avery Owusu-Asiedu singled to score two.  A hit batter, fielding error and two groundouts scored two more.

A walk, single, hit batter, balk and ground out scored two Tigers runs in the bottom of the fifth.  They scored in the seventh on two walks and an error.

Pierce Bennett doubled in the eighth and scored on a single by Devin Saltiban.

On the Hill :

Ezequiel Ventura pitched four innings, two runs, six hits, one walk, five strikeouts.  Ty Collins pitched two innings, two runs, two hits, one walk, one strikeout.  Drew Garrett pitched an inning, one unearned run, three walks, three strikeouts.  Jose Peña Jr closed it out, two innings, no runs, two hits, two walks, two strikeouts.

At the Bat :

Avery Owusu-Asiedu had three hits (two singles & double) and five RBIs.  Leonardo Rondon had three hits, scored three runs and had two RBIs. Devin Saltiban singled twice, walked twice and scored three runs. Pierce Bennett doubled and walked twice. Santiago Torres walked twice and scored twice.

Dominican Summer League :

Phillies Red 16 (27-26) Angels 5 (37-18)

@ Angels Training Complex

Summary :

Two walks and a single by Jaeden Calderon scored a first inning run for the Phillies, a throwing error scored another.

A single, stolen base and single scored a run for the Angels in the bottom of the first.

Two walks and a double by Jaeden Calderon scored a third inning run for the Phillies, a balk scored another and a wild pitch plated a third.

Two walks, a balk and wild pitch scored an Angels run in the fourth.  They scored three in the fifth on a walk, single, triple and throwing error.

The Phillies exploded for eight runs in the sixth inning.  A double by Yoangel Ramos scored two. A wild pitch scored one.  two walks, a single (Victor Cardoza) and a hit batter scored another.   A single by Brahian Silva plated a fifth, a single by Fernando Hernandez scored two more. A throwing error scored one more.

Yoangel Ramos singled to score two runs in the eighth inning.  Three walks and a ground out scored a run in the ninth.

On the Hill :

Four pitchers were used, Raymon Rosario threw two scoreless as did Juan Melendez.

At the Bat :

Yoangel Ramos and Jaeden Calderon each had two hits, Ramos posted three RBIs, Calderon four RBIs.  They both doubled as did Yhoan Escolana

Colorado 10 (34-19) Phillies White 9 (42-13) - eleven innings

@ Phillies Training Complex

Summary :

Colorado scored five runs in the third inning on two singles, three walks, a double and sac fly.

Darium Gutierrez doubled in the fifth inning and scored on a single by Juan Villavicencio.

A walk, triple and single scored two runs for Colorado in the seventh inning.

Juan Villavicencio reached base on a strikeout/wild pitch in the eighth, he scored on a double by Aroon Escobar.  Manolfi Jimenez singled to score Escobar.

Darium Gutierrez  singled in the ninth inning, two walks loaded the bases. Guillermo Rosario doubled to score three runs.

The game went into extra innings.

Colorado scored in the 10th on a sac bunt and passed ball.

Andres Tabaras singled to score the placed runner for the Phillies in the bottom of the 10th.

A triple and sac fly scored two runs for Colorado in the eleventh.

Aroon Escobar singled to score the placed runner in the bottom of the eleventh.

On the Hill :

Six pitchers were used - Wilmer Blanco pitched two scoreless frames, John Sosa went two and two thirds scoreless, Carlos Millan an inning and two thirds scoreless.

At the Bat :

Aroon Escobar Darium Gutierrez and Guillermo Rosario each had two hits.  All three singled and doubled.

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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