• Steve Potter

9/12/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple-A East League— Lehigh Valley IronPigs (50-62 ) at Worcester Red Sox (64-49 ); Polar Park


Final Score : Worcester 3 Lehigh Valley 1

Summary :


Jeremy Rivera hit a home run for Worcester in the third inning.


Cornelius Randolph walked in the fifth inning, stole second, went to third on a ground out and scored on a wild pitch.


Tate Matheny hit a two run home run for Worcester in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


RH David Paulino - 5 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 6 K’s - 71 pitches - 40 strikes

LH Braeden Ogle - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Brady Lail - 2/3 IP … retired both batters faced - 3 pitches - 3 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 2/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 15 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Mark Appel - 1/3 IP - struck out only batter he faced - 6 pitches - 3 strikes


At Bat : 3 hits, 3 walks, 9 strikeouts


Charlie Tilson had two hits including a double.

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


High-A East League – Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pirates, 71-43 ) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (53-59); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score : Jersey Shore 8 Greensboro 4


Summary :


DJ Stewart singled to score Luis Garcia ( walked, stole second base ) in the third inning. Herbert Iser singled to score Stewart after he advanced on a single by Nicolas Torres. Ben Pelletier then hit a three run home run.


Greensboro scored three runs in the fourth inning on a walk and three singles. They scored a run in the fifth inning.


Luis Garcia drew a bases loaded walk to score a run in the sixth inning. Two more runs scored, one on a wild pitch and another on a sac fly by McCarthy Tatum.


On The Hill :


LH Jhordany Mezquita - 5 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 86 pitches - 57 strikes

RH Aidan Anderson - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 32 pitches - 19 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 22 pitches - 10 strikes

LH Gabriel Yanez - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 15 pitches - 9 strikes


At Bat : 10 hits, 5 walks, 6 strikeouts


Nicolas Torres was 3 for 4, Jose Tortolero had two hits including a double … Ben Pelletier hit a three run home run. Luis Garcia walked three times.

Low A Southeast League – Bradenton Marauders (Pirates, 70-43 ) at Clearwater Threshers (49-61 ) ; BayCare Ballpark.

Final Score : Bradenton 4 Clearwater 0


Summary :


Bradenton scored a second inning run on three hits. They scored a run in the eighth inning on a single, a wild pitch and a single. Two more scored in the ninth on four hits.


On The Hill :


RH Cristian Hernandez - 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 63 pitches - 40 strikes

RH Christian McGowen - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 12 pitches - 9 strikes

RH Gunner Mayer - 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 28 pitches - 14 strikes

RH Konnor Ash - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 4 pitches - 2 strikes

RH Jason Ruffcorn - 1 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 23 pitches - 15 strikes


At Bat : 3 hits, 3 walks, 9 strikeouts


Three singles - Jamari Baylor, Rixon Wingrove & Logan Cerny.


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


Nicolas Torres - Photo by Michael Dill

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