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9/7/21 : Minor League Roundup

Recap by Larry Shenk

Triple-A East League— Lehigh Valley IronPigs (48-59) at Worcester Red Sox (61-47); Polar Park

Final Score

Red Sox 5, IronPigs 4


Worcester scored two in B7 on a solo home run and a run-scoring wild pitch to pull out a one-run victory in the series opener. Nick Maton belted a two-run homer in T5 to give Lehigh Valley a 3-2 lead. The Sox tied it in their 5th inning.

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

RH Colton Eastman, 4.1-7-3-3-1-1; 60 pitches, 36 strikes

RH Zach McAllister, 1.2-1-0-0-1-3; 40 pitches, 25 strikes

RH Seranthony Dominguez, .2-1-2-2-1-0, HR; 20 pitches, 9 strikes. LP (0-1)

LH Jeff Singer, .2-2-0-0-0-2; 18 pitches, 8 strikes

RH Mike Adams, .2-0-0-0-0-0; 3 pitches, 3 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

RF Matt Joyce, 4-0-2-1, BB, double (1)

SS Nick Maton, 3-1-1-2, 2 BB, HR (4)

DH Jorge Bonifacio, 3-0-1-0; 2 BB

1B Darick Hall, 4-0-1-0

LF Adam Haseley, 5-0-1-0, SB (3)

CF Mickey Moniak, 4-1-0-0, BB, SB (5)


C Andrew Knapp, in rehab assignment, 2-0-0-0; BB . . . Colton Eastman made his AAA debut.

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

Statement from Reading Fightin Phils

“The Tuesday, September 7th & Wednesday, September 8th home games have been postponed to allow for additional testing and contact tracing of members of the Fisher Cats organization. We are adhering to Minor League Baseball’s health and safety protocols and will practice caution as we follow the guidance of experts.”

The series is the final homestand for Reading. Final series at Binghamton Rumble Ponies is scheduled to begin Tuesday, September 14.

High-A East League – Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pirates, 70-39) at Jersey Shore BlueClaws (49-58); FirstEnergy Park

Final Score

Grasshoppers 21, BlueClaws 4


Leading 2-1 after four innings, Greensboro exploded for 11 runs in T5. A six-run T9 wrapped up the rout.

Winners had 10 extra-base hits out of 26.

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

RH Noah Skirrow, 5-10-7-7-3-4, 2 HR; 84 pitches, 52 strikes. LP (0-1)

LH J.P. Woodward, .2-6-6-6-2-0, 2 HR; 25 pitches, 13 strikes

LH Tom Sutera, 2.1-10-8-7-1-5; 56 pitches, 39 strikes

RH Jonas De La Cruz, 1-0-0-0-0-0; 9 pitches, 5 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

2B Luis Garcia, 4-1-2-1, BB, double, SB

RF Nicolas Torres, 4-0-3-1, double

LF Johan Rojas, 4-2-1-0, BB

CF Simon Muzziotti, 3-1-1-1, 2 BB, double


Series is final homestand of the season.

Low A Southeast League – Bradenton Marauders (Pirates, 66-41) at Clearwater Threshers (47-57); BayCare Ballpark.

Final Score

Marauders 19, Threshers 8


Trailing 2-1 after two innings Bradenton broke open the game with six in T3 and four in T4. Winners had 14 hits (seven doubles) and drew 15 walks. Clearwater scored its eight runs on 12 hits.

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

RH Gunner Mayer, 2.1-6-6-6-1-3, HR. 61 pitches, 31 strikes. LP (0-6)

RH Cam Wynne, 1.2-3-5-4-3-0; 40 pitches, 20 strikes

RH Andrew Baker, 1.1-1-4-4-4-2; 47 pitches, 16 strikes

LH Tyler Adams, 1.2-3-3-3-4-3; 48 pitches, 23 strikes

RH Konner Ash, 1-1-1-1-3-1; 29 pitches, 14 strikes

RH Jason Ruffcorn, 1-0-0-0-0-1; 18 pitches, 12 strikes

At Bat (AB-R-H-RBI)

DH Felix Reyes, 3-0-2-4, BB, triple

2B Kendall Simmons, 5-1-2-1, HR (5)

CF Jerad Carr, 4-3-1-2, BB, HR (4), SB (4)

1B T.J. Rumfield, 3-1-2-1, 2 BB

3B Freylin Minyety, 5-1-2-0, SB (2)


Doubleheader on Wednesday (4 p.m.) . . . Series is final homestand of season.

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