• Steve Potter

9/24/21 : Minor League Roundup


Triple-A East League

Triple-A Final Stretch, Lehigh Valley at Buffalo

Final Score

Bisons 7, IronPigs 4

Summary

For the second straight night, Buffalo rallied late and won on a walk-off base hit. Gregory Polanco hit a 3-run homer with one out in B9 for the win. Polanco also belted a 2-run HR in B6, cutting Lehigh Valley’s lead in half, 4-2. Buffalo scored twice in the next inning to tie the game.

Lehigh Valley grabbed a 2-0 lead in the T3, Simon Muzziotti (RBI single) and Alec Bohm (sac. fly). Bryson Stott’s homer and an infield out RBI by Logan O’Hoppe upped the lead to 4-0 in the next inning.

Starter Francisco Morales, 21, tossed 5 scoreless innings in his AAA debut. He led all Phillies minor league pitchers with 110 strikeouts in 83 innings at Reading.

On The Hill (IP-H-R-ER-BB-S0)

RH Francisco Morales, 5-2-0-0-3-5; 68 pitches, 38 strikes

RH David Paulino, 3-4-4-4-2-3, HR; 62 pitches, 49 strikes

LH Braeden Ogle, .1-2-3-3-1-1, HR; 16 pitches, 8 strikes LP (3-5)

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

LF Simon Muzziotti, 5-0-1-1

3B Alec Bohm, 4-0-1-1, double (3)

CF Mickey Moniak, 4-0-1-0, double (15)

RF Jorge Bonifacio, 4-0-1-0, double (12)

SS Bryson Stott, 4-1-1-1, HR (1)

C Rafael Marchan, 3-1-0-0, BB

1B Darick Hall, 3-1-2-0, BB, double (23)

DH Logan O’Hoppe, 4-1-1-1

Triple-A Final Stretch Schedule

Game #1, Lehigh Valley 3, Buffalo 0

Game #2, Buffalo 5, Lehigh Valley 4, 10 innings

Game #3, Buffalo 7, Lehigh Valley 4

Game #4, 1:05 p.m., Saturday.

Game #5, 6:05 p.m., Sunday

Game #6, 7:05 p.m., September 29, Worcester at Lehigh Valley

Game #7, 7:05 p.m., September 30, Worcester at Lehigh Valley

Game #8, 7:05 p.m., October 1, Worcester at Lehigh Valley

Game #9, 6:35 p.m., October 2, Worcester at Lehigh Valley

Game #10, 1:35 p.m., October 3, Worcester at Lehigh Valley





Francisco Morales - photo by George Youngs Jr

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