• Steve Potter

8/29/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple-A East League—Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees, 58-39 ) at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (45-55 ) ; Coca-Cola Park

Final Score : Lehigh Valley 10 Scranton Wilkes Barre 5


Summary :


Darick Hall drew a bases loaded walk to plate a run for LHV in the first inning.


The Iron Pigs loaded the bases in the second inning on two walks and an error … Alec Bohm was hit by a pitch to score a run, Matt Vierling drew a walk to score another. Darick Hall then crushed the first pitch delivered to him far over the right field wall for his second Grand Slam of the season 💪.


SWB scored twice in the top of the fifth inning … the Iron Pigs scored three in the bottom of the frame - Cornelius Randolph, TJ Rivera & Taylor Heineman each hit an RBI single.


SWB scored three runs in the seventh inning on five hits. Seranthony Dominguez struggled with command.


On The Hill :


RH David Paulino - 4 2/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 58 pitches - 40 strikes

RH Austin Ross - one inherited runner scored - 1 1/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 24 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Seranthony Dominguez - 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 21 pitches - 13 strikes

LH Damon Jones - one inherited runner scored - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 27 pitches - 17 strikes

RH - Taylor Guerreri - 1 perfect IP - 9 pitches - 6 strikes - 2 groundouts, 1 flyout


At Bat : 7 hits, 8 walks, 9 strikeouts


Darick Hall had two hits including a grand slam HR, he had five RBIs. Tyler Heineman had a two hit game.


Notes :


Adam Haseley made a terrific diving catch in center field in the top of the 8th inning.


The benches cleared earlier in the game when David Paulino hit Max McDowell with a pitch … McDowell swung and missed at Paulino before catcher Tyler Heineman grabbed him … that was the extent of it.


Double-A Northeast League – Reading Fightin Phils (41-61 ) at Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox, 56-43 ) ; Hadlock Field

Final Score : Reading 8 Portland 5


Summary :


Logan O’Hoppe led off the second inning with a home run. Brock Stassi walked and scored on a home run by Luke Miller. Chris Cornelius & Bryson Stott singled, they both scored on a double by Josh Stephen.


Portland scored a run in the second inning on two doubles.


Bryson Stott stroked an RBI singled in the fourth inning scoring Luke Miller ( singled ).


Brock Stassi hit a two run home run in the fifth inning. Danny Santana hit a two run dinger for Portland in the bottom of the inning.


Tanner Nishioka hit a solo HR for the Sea Dogs in the seventh inning.


Nishioka hit his second home run of the game for Portland in the ninth inning, they loaded the bases with two outs but Zach Warren shut the door by striking out the only batter he faced to end the game !


On The Hill :


RH Tyler Phillips - 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 6 K’s - 49 pitches - 35 strikes

RH Noah Skirrow - 3 2/3 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 71 pitches - 42 strikes

LH Kyle Dohy - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 19 pitches - 16 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 31 pitches - 14 strikes

LH Zach Warren - 1/3 IP - K’d only batter he faced - 6 pitches - 4 strikes


At Bat : 10 hits, 2 walks, 12 strikeouts


Bryson Stott had three hits, Josh Stephen hit a double and had two RBIs. Logan O’Hoppe & Luke Miller each homered. Miller had two knocks.


High-A East League – Jersey Shore BlueClaws (46-53 ) at Wilmington Blue Rocks (Nationals (44-57 ) ; Frawley Stadium


Final Score : Wilmington 7 Jersey Shore 3


Summary :


The Blue Claws scored three in the second inning, Nate Fassnacht singled, Carlos De La Cruz walked. They were bunted up a base by Jonathan Guzman on a sacrifice. Jose Tortolero doubled to score them both. McCarthy Tatum singled to score Tortolero.


Wilmington scored four runs in the sixth inning on five hits, two were doubles and one a triple. They scored another run in the seventh.


On The Hill :


LH Jhordany Mezquita - 5 IP, 5 R, 7 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 84 pitches - 52 strikes

RH Tom Sutera - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 22 pitches - 14 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 25 pitches - 14 strikes

RH Mark Potter - 1 perfect IP - 10 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 9 hits, 2 walks, 13 strikeouts


McCarthy Tatum had three hits, DJ Stewart had two knocks. Jose Tortolero doubled.


Low A Southeast League – Tampa Tarpons (Yankees, 67-33 ) at Clearwater Threshers (45-53 ) ; BayCare Ballpark


Final Score : Clearwater 6 Tampa 2


Summary :

Kendall Simmons hit a solo home run in the third inning. Juan Aparicio hit a three run home run in the sixth inning.


Johan Rojas reached on a three base error in the seventh inning, he scored on a sacrifice fly by Matt Joyce. Luis Garcia clubbed a solo home run over the left field wall.


Tampa scored twice in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


LH Matt Osterberg - 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 32 pitches - 22 strikes

RH Alex McKenney - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 42 pitches - 24 strikes

LH Jared Wetherbee - 2 perfect IP, 4 K’s - 28 pitches - 17 strikes

RH Jason Ruffcorn - 2/3 IP, 2 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 33 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Tommy McCollum - 1 1/3 IP - retired all 4 batters he faced - 1 K - 11 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 6 hits, 5 walks, 6 strikeouts


Kendall Simmons had two hits including a home run. Felix Reyes had two hits. Luis Garcia & Juan Aparicio each hit home runs. Jared Carr drew three walks.


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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