• Steve Potter

9/10/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple-A East League— Lehigh Valley IronPigs (49-60) at Worcester Red Sox (62-48 ); Polar Park

Final Score : Lehigh Valley 6 Worcester 0


Summary :


Matt Joyce hit a two run home run in the third inning.

The Iron Pigs loaded the bases on two walks and a HBP in the sixth inning, a run scored on a fielder’s choice grounder by Arquimedes Gamboa. Charlie Tilson singled to score another run.


Andrew Knapp walked in the seventh inning, went to second on a wild pitch, to third on a ground out and scored on a passed ball. The Iron Pigs scored another run in the eighth inning.


On The Hill :


LH Christopher Sanchez - 5 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 4 BB, 7 K’s - 85 pitches - 49 strikes

RH Mauricio Llovera - 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 49 pitches - 30 strikes

LH Kyle Dohy - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 18 pitches - 12 strikes


At Bat : 5 hits, 5 walks, 7 strikeouts


Jorge Bonifacio hit two doubles , Matt Joyce homered. Andrew Knapp singled, walked twice and scored two runs.



Double-A Northeast League – New Hampshire Fisher Cats (Rockies) at Reading Fightin Phils; FirstEnergy Stadium - Cancelled - Covid

High-A East League – Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pirates, 71-41 ) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (51-59); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score : Jersey Shore 6 Greensboro 0


Summary :


Luis Garcia hit a two run home run in the fourth inning. Nicolas Torres walked in the fifth inning, went to second on a ground out and scored on a single by Johan Rojas.


Herbert Iser walked in the seventh, went to third on a single by Hunter Markwardt and scored on a single by Simon Muzziotti. Luis Garcia doubled to score both Markwardt and Muzziotti.


On The Hill :


RH Tyler Phillips - 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 40 pitches - 23 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 25 pitches - 14 strikes

RH James McArthur - 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 58 pitches - 35 strikes


At Bat : 8 hits, 3 walks, 8 strikeouts


Luis Garcia homered ( 1st as a Blue Claw, 11th on the season ). He had two hits, knocked in four runs and scored another. Simon Muzziotti had two hits, scored twice and had an RBI.


Notes :


Both Phillips and McArthur were transferred from Reading so that they could keep their weekly turn. They will return to Reading next week.


Low A Southeast League – Bradenton Marauders (Pirates, 68-43 ) at Clearwater Threshers (49-59); BayCare Ballpark.

Final Score : Clearwater 18 Bradenton 4


Summary :


Jack Herman hit a three run home run in the first inning for Bradenton to give the Mauraders an early lead.


The Threshers scored five in the third inning … they loaded the bases on a single and two hit by pitches. Ethan Wilson walked to score the first run, Kendall Simmons singled to score two. Jared Carr then singled to score two more.


Rixon Wingrove, Baron Radcliff & TJ Rumfield singled to load the bases in the third inning. Jamari Baylor reached base on a fielder’s choice that scored a run. A wild pitch scored another run. Ethan Wilson doubled to score two more and Jared Carr singled to score the fifth run of the inning.


Four runs scored for Clearwater in the fourth inning. TJ Rumfield singled to score Rixon Wingrove ( walked & advanced to third on a Baron Radcliff double ). Radcliff scored on a groundout. The third run scored on a fielding error and the fourth on a double by Jared Carr.


Bradenton scored a run in the top of the fifth. Chris Burke hit an RBI double in the bottom of the inning.


Casey Martin hit a three run home run in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 63 pitches - 39 strikes

RH Alex McKenney - 3 2/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s - 67 pitches - 39 strikes

LH Maikel Garrido - 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 50 pitches - 29 strikes


At Bat : 17 hits, 7 walks, 7 strikeouts


Jared Carr went 5 for 5 with a walk and produced four RBIs. Baron Radcliff, TJ Rumfield had three hits and a walk. Chris Burke had two hits, scored three and had two RBIs. Ethan Wilson, Radcliff, Carr and Burke doubled. Wilson had three RBIs and scored twice. Casey Martin homered and had three RBIs.


Florida Complex League : Phillies ( 22-12 ) - Off Day


Dominican Summer League :


Giants Black 6 ( 15-20 )Phillies White 3 ( 26-15 )


Yoangel Ramos & Jarol Martinez each doubled, Ricardo Rosario tripled, scored a run and had an RBI. Erick Brito singled and walked twice, he scored two runs. Brito has a .591 OBP in seven September games.


RHP Eiberson Castellano threw three scoreless innings of relief ( 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s ).

Phillies Red 2 ( 24-18 ) Angels 1 ( 23-18 )


The Phillies were limited to just four hits but scored a run in the second on a throwing error and another in the sixth when Diego Gonzalez doubled to score Marco Soto ( walked ) with what turned out to be the game winning tally.


LHP Joel Valdez started and went 2 innings ( 1 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s ) … RHP Ezequiel Ventura pitched three frames ( 0 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s and RHP Jesus Querales went four innings ( 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s ).

Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️

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