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8/25/23 : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) -  Scranton Wilkes-Barre 6 (26-21, 60-61)  Lehigh Valley 5 (29-19, 65-56) -  Moosic, PA - PNC Field.


Summary :


Dustin Peterson hit a two run home run in the first inning, his 16th tater of the season.


A walk, fielding error, stolen base and four singles scored five runs for SWB in the second inning.


Dustin Peterson hit his second home run of the game in the 5th inning, another two run shot.  Darick Hall went back to back, his 13th HR of the season.


SWB scored a run in the bottom of the ninth on two walks, hit batter and single.


On the Hill :


Tyler Phillips went one and two third innings, five runs - four earned, five hits, two walks, one strikeout.  Jeremy Walker went an inning and a third, no runs, two hits, no walks, two strikeouts.  Brett Schulze went two innings, no runs or hits, three walks, two strikeouts.  Ben Bowden pitched a perfect inning, two strikeouts.  Taylor Lehman pitched a perfect inning, two strikeouts. Yunior Marte pitched a perfect frame.  Tyler McKay pitched 2/3 of an inning, one run, one hit, two walks and a hit batter.


At the Bat :


Dustin Peterson hit two home runs, Rafael Marchan doubled.



Did Ya Know?


“A big performance on August 10th came from Darick Hall, who went 5-for-6 with a homer and five RBI. The five hit game tied the franchise record for hits in a game, as he became the seventh IronPig to do so and first since Cornelius Randolph on 5/19/21 vs. Syracuse. Hall went 11-for-29 against Rochester with four homers and nine driven in, rocking a 1.282 OPS. - from Media notes supplied by Sam Jellinek - Iron Pigs Manager of Broadcasting and Media Relations


Eastern League ( AA) -  Reading 2 (24-25, 52-65) Harrisburg 1 (23-26, 54-63 ) - eleven innings

Harrisburg,PA - FNB Field


Summary :


Three singles scored a run for Harrisburg in the sixth inning.


Baron Radcliff led off the top of the ninth inning with a home run.


The game went into extra innings tied at one apiece.


Cody Roberts singled to score the placed runner in the top of the 11th inning.


On the Hill :


Matt Osterberg was excellent - five and one third innings plus two batters, one run, six hits, no walks, eight strikeouts.  Adam Leverett pitched one and two third innings, no runs, one hit, two walks, two strikeouts - one of two inherited runners scored. Andrew Baker pitched an inning, no runs or hits, one walk, one strikeout.  Keylan Killgore pitched an inning and two third innings,  no runs, hits or walks, two strikeouts.  Carlos Francisco closed out the win, one and a third innings, no runs, no hits, one intentional walk, three strikeouts.


At the Bat :


Baron Radcliff homered.  The team was held to four hits.



South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Wilmington 8 (18-34, 47-69) Jersey Shore 3 (30-22, 65-52)

Wilmington, DE - Frawley Stadium


Summary :


Anthony Quirion was hit by a pitch in the third inning and scored on a triple by Jared Carr.  A sac fly by Bryan Rincon scored Carr.


Wilmington scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning on four hits (three singles & double) and a walk.   A walk and double scored a fourth inning run, a single, walk and another double scored three more.  A walk and doubled scored a fifth inning run.


Cole Moore homered in the ninth inning.


On the Hill :


Mitch Neunborn went three innings plus two batters, five runs, five hits, three walks, two strikeouts.  Jack Dallas pitched two innings, three runs, four hits, two walks, two strikeouts.  Jonh Henriquez pitched an inning, no runs or hits, three walks, two strikeouts.  Cam Wynne pitched two innings, no runs, one hit, no walks, three strikeouts.


At the Bat :


Cole Moore had three hits (single, double & home run), Jared Carr tripled.



Did Ya Know?


“The BlueClaws win on Wednesday night was their 16th win in their final at bat this year, and nine have come in the second half, and six have come since July 26th.  It was also their third win this season in which they trailed entering the ninth inning.” - from Media notes supplied by Greg Giombarrese - BlueClaws Director of Communications


Florida State League ( Low A )  Lakeland 6 (34-18, 60-57)  Clearwater 2 (31-21, 75-42)

Lakeland, FL - Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium


Summary :


A double, three walks and a hit batter led to three Lakeland runs in the second inning.


Chad Castillo singled in the sixth inning, Aidan Miller singled and stole second base.  Ricardo Rosario singled to score two runs.


A single, ground out, wild pitch and fielder’s choice scored a Lakeland run in the seventh inning.


Cristian Santana hit a two run home run for Lakeland in the eighth inning.


On the Hill :


Alex McFarlane started and pitched one and one third innings, three runs, one hit, three walks, one strikeout.  Nathan Karaffa pitched well in relief, two and two third innings, no runs, three hits, no walks, two strikeouts - stranded two of three inherited runners. Alex Rao pitched two innings, no runs, two hits, three walks, two strikeouts.  Casey Steward pitched an inning, no runs, one hit, two walks, one strikeout.  Hunter Loyd pitched an inning, one run, one hit, no walks, one strikeout.  Brandon Beckel pitched an inning, two runs, one hit, one walk, no strikeouts.


At the Bat :


The team was held to four hits, Ricardo Rosario singled and had two RBIs.  Aidan Miller singled and walked.



Dominican Summer League Playoffs : QuarterFinals


Angels 5 Phillies 2 (best of three series tied 1-1)


Summary :


The game was played at the Mets Complex due to wet grounds at the Phillies home field, the Mets field has artificial turf and was playable.


The Angels scored twice in the first inning on a walk, double and single.


Nolan Beltran singled in the third inning, move to second on a sac bunt by Aroon Escobar and scored on a double by Angel Mata.


The Angels scored three runs in the fourth inning on four singles, a walk and a sac fly.


Leny Carela singled in the ninth inning and scored on a double by Nolan Beltran.


On the Hill :


Danyony Pulido started and pitched three and one third innings, five runs - four earned, five hits, three walks and two strikeouts.  Angel Liranzo pitched an inning, no runs, three hits, one walk, two strikeouts - one inherited runner scored.  Adilson Peralta went three and two thirds innings, no runs, three hits, no walks, two strikeouts - stranded three inherited runners.  John Sosa pitched a scoreless ninth inning, one hit allowed.


At the Bat :


Nolan Beltran had two hits (single & double).  Eduardo Tait, Angel Mata and Guillermo Rosario each doubled.



System Transactions :


Lehigh Valley : LHP Damon Jones transferred to Full-Season IL from the 60-Day IL, RHP Max Kuhns released.


Reading : Transferred Robbie Glendinning from the 7-day IL to the 60-day IL


Jersey Shore : INF Felix Reyes promoted from Clearwater, RHP Gunner Mayer placed on the Development List.

OF Justin Crawford placed on the Temporarily Inactive List.


Clearwater : Transferred RHP Brandon Beckel from the FCL Phillies to the Clearwater Threshers.  Transferred RHP Cam Brown from the FCL Phillies to the Clearwater Threshers. Transferred RHP Casey Steward from the FCL Phillies to the Clearwater Threshers. Returned RHP Alex Rao from his minor league rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day Injured List. Placed RHP Yoniel Ramirez on the Development List.  Transferred INF Nikau Pouaka-Grego from the 60-day Injured List to the Full-Season Injured List.  Transferred RHP Giussepe Velásquez from the Seven-Day Injured List to the 60-Day Injured List.


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️



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