9/1/22 : Phillies Win Dominican Summer League Championship !!
Dominican Summer League - Championship Series - best of three - game three
Phillies White 7 Rockies 3 - Phillies Win Championship 2 games to 1 !!
Jorge Garcia doubled to lead off the third inning, he went to third on a sacrifice bunt by Derek Escobar and scored on a wild pitch.
Marco Soto & Manolfi Jimenez walked to begin the 4th inning - Raylin Heredia doubled to score Soto. Nolan Beltran walked - Jorge Garcia singled to score Jimenez & Heredia. Angel Mata singled to drive in two runs ( Beltran & Garcia ).
The Phillies loaded the bases in the 5th inning - Raylin Heredia was hit by a pitch, Brahian Silva & Nolan Beltran singled. Heredia scored on a wild pitch.
The Rockies loaded the bases in the 7th inning on a double, walk and error. Two singles scored two runs.
The Rockies loaded the bases in the 8th inning on three singles, a run scored on a balk.
On The Hill :
RH Javier Fuenmayor - 5 1/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 HB, 1 WP, 5 K’s
RH Ezequiel Ventura - 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - stranded three runners
RH Diego Linares - 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 Balk, 0 K’s - stranded three runners
RH Saul Teran - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - stranded three runners
At Bat : 9 H, 6 BB, 7 K’s
Raylin Heredia had three hits including two doubles. Jorge Garcia had two hits including a double and two RBIs
Heredia was the star hitter of the playoffs - he was 10 for 24 ( .417 ) with 4 doubles, a triple and 4 RBIs - an OBP of .481 !
The Phillies last won the DSL championship in 1999 and last appeared in the championship series in 2001. This is the first time since they opened the academy that they’ve qualified and won the league championship ! Congrats to Manny Amador - Dominican Academy Coordinator and Phillies White Manager Orlando Munoz who also serves as the Venezuelan Camp Coordinator and the entire staff ! A big time congrats to the players ! Really, really happy for everyone !
Team Phillies White - photo from the Phillies Player Development Page