• Steve Potter

8/24/21 : Minor League Roundup

Recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League—Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees, 56-37) at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (43-52); Coca-Cola Park

Final Score

RailRiders 5, IronPigs 2


Lehigh Valley held to four hits. Each run scored on a sacrifice fly, B1 and B5.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

LH Jose Alvarado, 1-0-0-0-1-1; 21 pitches, 10 strikes

RH Mark Appel, 2.1-5-3-3-1-2, HR; 49 pitches, 28 strikes. LP (3-4)

LH Damon Jones, .2-0-0-0-0-2; 15 pitches, 7 strikes

RF Mike Adams, 2-0-0-0-1-1; 32 pitches, 17 strikes

RH Seranthony Dominguez, 1-1-1-1-0-3, WP; 17 pitches, 12 strikes

RH Taylor Guerrieri, 1-0-0-0-0-2; 11 pitches, 7 strikes

LH Braeden Ogle, .2-2-1-1-0-1; 17 pitches, 12 strikes

RH Ramon Rosso, .1-0-0-0-0-0; 8 pitches, 6 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

SS Nick Maton, 4-1-2-0; double (8), triple (2)

3B Alec Bohm, 4-0-0-0

C Rafael Marchan, 3-1-1-0, BB

RF Matt Vierling, 4-0-1-0


Alvarado made first rehab appearance . . . Dominguez AAA rehab debut . . . Bohm’s first game since being optioned. Made terrific over-the-shoulder catch of a pop up.

RHP Taylor Guerrieri, RHP Zach McAllister (free agent), RHP Jack Perkins (Reading), C Colby Fitch (Reading), RHP Mauricio Llovera (cleared waivers), RHP Enyel De Los Santos (optioned) added to roster. INF Jake Elmore released. C Logan Moore placed on developmental list.

Double-A Northeast League – Reading Fightin Phils (36-60) at Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox, 55-39); Hadlock Field

Final Score

Reading 7, Portland 3


Trailing 2-1 after four innings, Reading took command with four runs in T5. Bryson Stott singled in the first run, Jhailyn Ortiz added a two-run homer and Grenny Cumana’s single wrapped up the big inning. Madison Stokes stroked three doubles. Josh Hendrickson went the final six innings to pick up the win.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

RH Colton Eastman, 3-2-2-2-1-3, HR; 52 pitches, 31 strikes

LH Josh Hendrickson, 6-4-1-1-1-8; 70 pitched, 42 strikes. WP (4-2)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

SS Bryson Stott, 5-1-2-1; extended hitting streak to 8 games (16-31), .516.

3B-RF Madison Stokes, 4-3-3-1; 3 doubles (18)

DH Grenny Cumana, 3-2-2-1, BB

RF Jhailyn Ortiz, 4-1-1-2, HR (23 overall)


RHPs Julian Garcia and Adam Leverett and INF Sal Gozzo were sent to Reading from AAA.

Madison Stokes - Photo by George Youngs Jr

High-A East League – Jersey Shore BlueClaws (42-52) at Wilmington Blue Rocks (Nationals (43-53) ; Frawley Stadium

Final Score

BlueClaws 9, Blue Rocks 8, 13 innings


D.J. Stewart’s two-run HR in T1 gave Jersey Shore a quick lead tat vanished when Wilmington scored six in B2. Claws crawled back in the game thanks to seven shutout innings by the staff. Ben Pelletier’s two-run homer in T8 tied the game, 6-6. Each team scored in the 10th and 12th innings. With a courtesy runner on second in T13, Nicholas Torres bunted. A throwing error by Davis Moore allowed the runner to score. In B13 with a courtesy runner on second, Erubiel Armenta struck out the next two batters and got Ricardo Mendez to ground to 2B Torres ending the 4 hour, 9-minute game.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-SO)

LH Jhordany Mezquita, 4.1-8-6-6-1-1; 77 pitches, 50 strikes

RH Aidan Anderson, 1.2-1-0-0-2-1; 26 pitches, 15 strikes

LH J.P. Woodward, 1-0-0-0-0-1; 10 pitches, 7 strikes

RH Mark Potter, 1-0-0-0-0-2; 14 pitches, 9 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes, 2-1-1-0-1-4; 26 pitches, 19 strikes

RH Blake Brown, 2-1-1-0-1-4; 34 pitches, 19 strikes. WP (2-1)

RH Erubiel Armenta, 1-0-0-0-0-2; 10 pitches, 8 strikes. SV (1)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

CF Adam Haseley, 6-2-4-0

1B D.J. Stewart, 4-1-2-4, BB, HR (10)

LF Ben Pelletier, 6-1-2-2, double (8), HR (1)

C Logan O’Hoppe, 6-2-2-1

Low A Southeast League – Tampa Tarpons (Yankees, 64-29) at Clearwater Threshers (41-50); BayCare Ballpark

Final Score

Rained out. Two 7-inning games Wednesday, 4 p.m. Seventh rain out this month.

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