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8/3/21 : Minor League Roundup

Recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League—Buffalo Bisons (Blue Jays, 46-30) at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (35-41); Coca-Cola Park

Final Score

IronPigs 6, Bisons 1; 7th win in last 8 games


Doubles by Charles Tilson and Mickey Moniak and a sac. fly by Jorge Bonifacio staked Lehigh Valley to a 3-0 lead after 3. LV added two more in the next inning and one more in B8. Buffalo’s lone run came in T9. LV used six pitchers in holding Buffalo to five hits.

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

RH Adonis Medina, 2-0-0-0-0-2; 23 pitches, 16 strikes. 2nd rehab outing

RH Julian Garcia, 2-2-0-0-1-2; 36 pitches, 24 strikes. WP (1-3)

RH Braden Zarbnisky, 2-0-0-0-0-0; 24 pitches, 16 strikes

LH Braeden Ogle, 1-0-0-0-0-2; 19 pitches, 10 strikes - 95-97 mph FB

LH Jeff Singer, 1-1-0-0-0-2; 12 pitches, 9 strikes

RH Mike Adams, 1-2-1-1-1-2; 31 pitches, 19 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

2B Sal Guzzo, 4-1-3-2

3B Ruben Tejada, 4-3-3-0

DH Charles Tilson, 5-1-2-2, double (8)

CF Mickey Moniak, 4-0-2-1, double (11)

C Rodolfo Duran, 4-1-2-0, double (1)


First game since 3B Dan Brito’s emergency medical hospitalization and surgery on Saturday in Rochester. Teammates displayed Brito’s jersey in their dugout . . . Ogle’s LV debut since being acquired from Pirates in a trade deadline deal . . . Adams’ 13.2 consecutive scoreless inning streak ended in T9.

Double-A Northeast League – Reading Fightin Phils (30-49) at Richmond Flying Squirrels (Giants 40-39); At The Diamond

Final Score

Flying Squirrels 4, Fightin Phils 2


Matt Kroon’s RBI triple and a sac. fly by Arquimedes Gamboa in T8 gave Reading a 2-1 lead. Richmond came back with three in the B8 to pull out a victory.

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

LH Josh Hendrickson, 6-4-1-1-2-4; 85 pitches, 62 strikes

LH Kyle Dohy, 1-0-0-0-2-1; 29 pitches, 16 strikes

RH Billy Sullivan, .2-1-3-3-1-3, WP, 2 HBP; 26 pitches, 15 strikes. LP (1-1)

RH Carlo Reyes, .1-0-0-0-1-0; 8 pitches, 4 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

3B Madison Stokes, 3-0-1-0, BB

1B Luke Miller, 3-1-1-0, double (14)

RF Matt Kroon, 1-1-1-1, triple (2)

High-A East League – Aberdeen IronBirds (Orioles 40-38) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (36-43); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score

IronBirds 8, BlueClaws 5


Tied at 2-all after four innings, Aberdeen took command scoring 2-1-3 runs in the fifth through seventh frames.

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

RH Seranthony Dominiqez, 1-0-0-0-0-2; 21 pitches, 13 strikes; first rehab outing -94-97 mph FB range

RH Jonathan Hughes, 5-11-5-5-1-3, WP; 87 pitches, 56 strikes. LP (3-6)

RH Jonas De La Cruz, .2-1-3-3-3-1, HBP; 31 pitches, 15 strikes

RH Andrew Brown, 2.1-0-0-0-4-3; 47 pitches, 23 strikes -96 mph FB

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

3B McCarthy Tatum, 4-1-2-2

LF Nate Fassnacht, 4-2-2-1, BB

1B D.J. Stewart, 5-1-2-0

DH Logan O’Hoppe, 4-1-1-0, BB

C Vito Friscia, 3-0-1-1

SS Jonathan Guzman, 5-0-1-1


Dominquez was on the mound in a game for first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery on July 30 of last year.

Low A Southeast League – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels (Twins, 40-35) at Clearwater Threshers (37-37); BayCare Ballpark

Tonight’s game has been postponed to allow for additional testing and contact tracing of members of the Threshers organization. We are adhering to Minor League Baseball’s health and safety protocols and will practice caution as we follow the guidance of experts. Further updates will be provided as available.

Game times for the remainder of the series against Bradenton are as follows:

Wednesday, Aug. 4, 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 5, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 7, 4:00 pm (doubleheader)

Sunday, Aug. 8, Noon

Transactions :

Placed on the IL :

RHP Mick Abel, LHP Tyler Adams, RHP Leonel Aponte, RHP Carlos Francisco, RHP Cristian Hernandez, RHP Chi-Ling Hsu, RHP Sam Jacobsak, RHP DJ Jefferson, LHP Anton Kuznetsov, RHP Gunner Mayer, RHP Rodolfo Sanchez, LHP Gabriel Yanez, 1B Rixon Wingrove, OF Ben Pelletier, OF Baron Radcliff, OF Jadiel Sanchez

Activated :

RHP Yoan Antonac, RHP Andrew Baker, RHP Brendan Bell, RHP Dylan Castaneda, LHP Gabriel Cotto, RHP Tommy McCollum, RHP Griff McGarry, RHP Alex McKenney, RHP Jason Ruffcorn, LHP Christopher Soriano, C Mitchell Edwards, OF Carlos De La Cruz, OF Junior Ortega, OF/1B Felix Reyes

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