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  • Writer's pictureSteve Potter

8/26/21 : FCL and DSL Today

Florida Complex League :

The Phillies and Tigers West played a morning game today ( moved up from noon due to pending inclement weather ) at Carpenter Complex on Roberts Field. I stopped by the complex but didn’t venture in.

Phillies 6 ( 17-10 ) Tigers West 4 ( 12-25 )

The Tigers scored a first inning run on a Corey Joyce home run. The Phillies answered back in the bottom of the inning when Kendall Simmons doubled to score Dalton Guthrie ( walked ).

The Phillies scored twice in the second frame highlighted by a double off the bat of Gavin Tonkel.

Corey Joyce hit his second home run of the game for the Tigers in the third. The Phillies scored three in the inning with two crossing the plate on an Alexeis Azuaje home run.

Eduardo Valencia hit a two run home run for the Tigers in the fourth.

On the Hill :

RH Cristian Hernandez - 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s

RH Wilson Gherbez - 2 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 K

LH Rafael Marcano - 2 perfect IP - 1 K

RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s

LH Jaylen Smith - 1 IP, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K

At the Plate : 10 hits, 3 walks, 8 strikeouts

Alexeis Azuaje had three hits including a double and home run, scored twice and had two RBIs. Gavin Tonkel had two hits including a double, scored twice and had an RBI. Marcus Lee Sang and Kendall Simmons each doubled.

Notes :

As I left I saw 2021 4th round draft pick RHP Micah Ottenbriet throwing live BP on Ashburn Field, didn’t stay to watch though. RHP Andrew Painter ( 2021 1st round pick ) is scheduled to pitch tomorrow at Carpenter Complex against the Yankees.

Dalton Guthrie was in the lineup at second base on rehab assignment from Lehigh Valley. He walked in two plate appearances and played three innings in the field. It was Dalton’s first game action since he went on the IL on July 28th. The rehab schedule for position players is generally a three inning stint for first game back, six innings in second game and then a full nine before moving up a notch or back into regular action. Good to see Dalton back on the field.

Dominican Summer League :

Phillies White 8 ( 19-10 ) Tigers 3 ( 10-18 )

Catcher Kliubert Avila had two hits ( double and triple ), he also walked, scored twice and posted two RBIs. 2B/SS Erick Barria went 3 for 4 with a double and RBI. CF Jose Leanez tripled. 3B Jehisbert Sevilla doubled. SS/LF Erick Brito drew three walks and scored twice.

RHP Elberson Castellano recorded five strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief.

Phillies Red 9 ( 17-14 ) Twins 1 ( 11-19 )

RHP Javier Fuenmayor threw five scoreless innings ( 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s ) and LHP Sergio Sanchez followed with two scoreless frames ( 1 H ). Santiago Torres hit a two run single in the Phillies five run sixth inning. Adony Mejia hit a two run single in the 8th inning when the Phillies scored four runs. Jeury Corona had two hits, scored twice and had an RBI. Diego Gonzalez had two hits. Catcher Rickardo Perez walked twice and scored a run in five plate appearances.

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