8/23/22 : End of regular season for FCL & DSL complex teams
Florida Complex League : last game of regular season
Phillies 7 ( 26-29 ) Blue Jays 0 ( 28-27 )
Emaarion Boyd singled in the first inning, went to second on a throwing error and scored on a single by Justin Crawford. Otto Kemp walked and Dakota Kotowski singled to load the bases. Gustavo Sosa hit a sac fly to score Crawford.
Justin Crawford walked in the third inning, Otto Kemp singled. They each stole a base to move up. Dakota Kotowski singled to score them.
Emaarion Boyd was hit by a pitch in the 4th inning, stole second and then scored on a single by Justin Crawford.
Otto Kemp & Ezra Farmer singled in the 5th, Diego Gonzalez walked to load the bases. Randy Vasquez was hit by a pitch to score a run and Cole Moore walked to score another.
On the Hill :
RH Manuel Urias - 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 7 K’s
RH Nicoly Pina - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K
RH Josh Bortka - 1 perfect IP - three fly outs
LH Andrew Walling - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K
LH Braeden Fausnaught - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s
RH Wilson Valdez - 1 perfect IP - 1 K, 1 fly out, 1 ground out
At the Bat : 9 H, 7 BB, 9 K’s
Justin Crawford, Dakota Kotowski & Otto Kemp each had two hits. Crawford stole two bases, Emaarion Boyd & Otto Kemp each swiped a bag and scored twice. Kotowski & Crawford each had two RBIs
The FCL Phillies won 8 of their last 9 games to finish the season strong - good upswing going into Fall Instructs Camp which is scheduled to run from 9/13 to 10/17 this year.
FCL Phillies File photo by Mark Wylie
Dominican Summer League : last games of regular season
LAD Mega 6 ( 37-22 ) Phillies Red 5 ( 36-23 ) - seven innings
Jose Meza hit a two run home run for the Dodgers in the second inning. They scored two more after loading the bases on two singles and a walk with a two run RBI from Eduardo Guerrero. The Dodgers added a fifth run in the third inning on a walk, fly out advancement and RBI single.
The Phillies scored twice in the 4th - one on a single ( Fernando Hernandez ) and three walks, the second on a fielding error.
The Dodgers scored a run in the bottom of the fourth on a single, steal, wild pitch and sac fly.
In the top of the 5th Fernando Hernandez & Jose Colmenarez walked, they scored on a double by Jorge Mendez. Jose Leanez singled to score Mendez.
On the Hill :
RH Luis Gomez - 1 1/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 1 K
RH Fernando Ortega - 2 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - two of three inherited runners scored
RH Jesus Querales - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s
At the Bat : 6 H, 9 BB, 8 K’s
Jorge Mendez doubled.
With today’s loss Team Red misses out on the playoffs as they lose tiebreakers to both the Houston Orange and Boston Red teams that finished with identical records - still a very good season for skipper Nerluis Martinez and his team finishing with a .610 winning percentage in his first year as a skipper !
Phillies White 8 ( 40-19 ) Tex Red 1 ( 21-39 )
Andres Hernandez hit a bases loaded single to score a run in the second - two more scored on bases full walks.
The Rangers scored a run in the third on a single, stolen base and RBI single by Hector Osorio.
Jorge Garcia doubled in the bottom of the third - he circled the bases on a two base throwing error. Derek Escobar walked, advanced to second on a throwing error, stole third base and scored on another throwing error.
Andres Hernandez reached on an error in the 4th, advanced on a single by William Bergolla and scored on a single by Leonardo Rondon. Bergolla scored on a ground out by Jorge Garcia.
On the Hill :
RH Juan Melendez - 3 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s
RH Ezequiel Ventura - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s
RH Maikel Rosales - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s
RH Javier Fuenmayor - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K
RH Saul Alcala - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K
At the Bat : 7 H, 9 BB, 6 K’s
Jorge Garcia doubled
Team White wins the San Pedro Division with an identical record to Tex Blue but with the advantage in head to head competition. They will begin the playoffs on Thursday.