Friday - 5/6/22 - Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 6 ( 16-12 ) Syracuse 2 ( 9-18 )
Syracuse, NY - NBT Bank Stadium
Nick Maton doubled to score Dalton Guthrie ( reached on fielders choice ) in the third inning.
Dalton Guthrie doubled in the fifth inning and then scored on a single by Drew Maggi.
Darick Hall was hit by a pitch in the 6th, went to second on a Jorge Bonifacio walk and scored on Will Toffey’s single. Austin Wynns singled to score both Bonifacio & Toffey.
Daniel Palka & Nick Meyer hit back to back home runs for Syracuse in the 7th inning.
Austin Wynns singled to score John Andreoli ( reached on an error ) in the 8th inning.
On The Hill :
LH Bailey Falter - 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 40 pitches - 28 strikes
RH Mark Appel - 3 perfect IP - 4 K’s -31 pitches - 22 strikes - outstanding tonight
RH Aaron Barrett - 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 24 pitches - 14 strikes
RH Michael Kelly - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 17 pitches - 10 strikes
RH Nick Duron - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 11 pitches - 7 strikes
At Bat : 8 H, 5 BB, 6 K’s
Austin Wynns had two hits and three RBIs. Nick Maton had two doubles. Dalton Guthrie doubled and scored twice.
RF Jorge Bonifacio threw out a runner at the plate in the first inning tagging from 3B and attempting to score.
Mark Appel was perfect in three innings tonight
Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 5 ( 9-16 ) Portland 3 ( 13-12 )
Portland, ME - Hadlock Field
Vito Friscia led off the game with a single, went to second on a bunt single by Ali Castillo and scored on a single by Aldrem Corredor. Josh Ockimey singled to score Castillo.
Portland answered in the bottom of the first with one runs on two hits and a walk. They scored twice more in the third inning on two walks, two hit batters and a single.
Reading scored two runs in the 4th inning - Jack Conley singled, Jonathan Guzman doubled and Vito Friscia walked to load the bases - walks to Ali Castillo and Jhailyn Ortiz plated runs.
Vito Friscia drew a bases loaded walk to score a run in the 5th inning.
On The Hill :
LH Erik Miller - 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 36 pitches - 22 strikes
RH Tyler Carr - no outs recorded - 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 HB - 25 pitches - 15 strikes
RH Mike Adams - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 22 pitches - 14 strikes
RH Matt Seelinger - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 24 pitches - 19 strikes - outstanding effort
RH Francisco Morales - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 30 pitches - 21 strikes - flat out dominated - sliders were swing & misses and fastball was fresh and hot 🔥.
LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 18 pitches - 11 strikes - save
At Bat : 8 H, 10 BB, 10 K’s
Josh Ockimey & Jonathan Guzman each had two hits. Guzman doubled. Vito Friscia walked three times, Jhailyn Ortiz drew two free passes.
Francisco Morales - when he stays square to the dish he can dominate - did so tonight
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Hudson Valley ( 13-11 ) @ Jersey Shore ( 8-15 ) - PPD - Rain
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 2 ( 12-10 ) Dunedin 0 ( 8-17 )
Dunedin, FL - TD Ballpark
Wilfredo Flores delivered a two run single in the second inning scoring Micah Yonamine ( reached on fielders choice ) and Alexeis Azuaje ( doubled ).
On The Hill :
LH Jordi Martinez - 4 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 55 pitches - 41 strikes - FB - 90-95 mph, slider, changeup & sinker
RH Carlos Betancourt - 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 37 pitches - 25 strikes - 1st appearance in a full season game - FB 93-94 mph, slider & curve - we’ve always liked the 21 year old’s upside when we’ve seen him on the backfields - excellent debut.
RH Cam Wynne - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - struck out the side in the 9th - 25 pitches - 20 strikes. Reached 97 mph on his fastball 🔥
At Bat : 4 H, 4 BB, 12 K’s
Wilfredo Flores had two hits and two RBIs. Alexeis Azuaje doubled.
Carlos Betancourt - file photo - Casey Burns
Jordi Martinez - file photo - Casey Burns
Extended Spring Training :
The team played in Dunedin today against the Blue Jays, spectators aren’t allowed in at the Blue Jays complex.
Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️