• Steve Potter

Friday, 7/15/21  : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 7 ( 47-41 ) Charlotte 3 ( 33-55 )


Charlotte, NC - Truist Field


Summary :


Rafael Marchan reached on an error in the second inning and scored on a double by Chris Sharpe.


In the third inning Nick Maton walked, stole second and scored on a single by Dustin Peterson.


Yasmani Grandal homered for Charlotte in the 4th inning.


Drew Maggi reached on an error in the 5th, Nick Maton walked.  Maggi scored on a double by Will Toffey.  Dustin Peterson singled to score Maton & Toffey.


Charlotte scored a run in the 7th on two walks and a single.


Rafael Marchan walked in the 8th and moved to third on a double by Chris Sharpe.  Ali Castillo singled to score them both.


Charlotte loaded the bases in the 8th but only scored one run as Jace Fry pitched his way out of the jam.


On The Hill :


LH Michael Plassmeyer - 5 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 4 K’s - 81 pitches - 55 strikes

LH Braedon Ogle - 1 perfect IP - 15 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Ryan Sherriff - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 7 strikes

LH Jace Fry - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 HB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Nick Duron - 1 perfect IP - 2 ground outs, 1 line out - 10 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 12 H, 4 BB, 6 K’s


Chris Sharpe had three hits including two doubles.  Dustin Peterson & Ali Castillo each had two hits. Will Toffey doubled, Peterson had three RBIs, Castillo two RBIs


Defensive Gem - 1B Josh Ockimey made a leaping catch on a screaming line drive in the 9th inning.


Eastern League ( AA ) - New Hampshire 1 ( 38-47, 7-9 ) Reading 0 ( 38-47, 9-7 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Cam Eden doubled in the game’s only run in the 6th inning scoring Ryan Gold ( singled ).


On The Hill :


RH Colton Eastman - 6 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 4 BB, 4 K’s - 85 pitches - 51 strikes

RH Trevor Bettencourt - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 23 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Francisco Morales - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 10 pitches - 7 strikes - FB back in the mix 🔥


At Bat : 9 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s


Jhailyn Ortiz had three hits and a walk including his 19th double - just sayin I told ya this was coming based on what I saw in late June 🤓


Johan Camargo had three hits including a double.



Jhailyn Ortiz - file photo - taken by George Youngs Jr


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Jersey Shore 4 ( 29-54, 4-13 )  Aberdeen 3 ( 53-31, 10-8 )


Aberdeen, MD - Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium


Summary :


Jared Carr doubled to lead off the game, Luis Garcia walked - Carr scored on a fielder’s choice and error on which Ethan Wilson reached base.  Wilson stole second base and Garcia scored on a throwing error by the Iron Birds catcher.


Karl Ellison doubled in the second inning and scored on a single by Freylin Minyety.


Aberdeen scored three runs in the second inning, TT Bowens walked, he scored on a double by Andres Angulo.  Isaac Bellony tripled to score another run and Darrell Hernaiz doubled to score Bellony.


Jared Carr reached on an error by Aberdeen’s second baseman in the top of the 9th, Luis Garcia put down a sacrifice bunt to move him to second and Ethan Wilson singled to score him.


On The Hill :


RH Mick Abel - 6 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s - 104 pitches - 63 strikes

LH Erubiel Armenta - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 26 pitches - 19 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 13 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 8 H, 5 BB, 9 K’s


Ethan Wilson & Karl Ellison had two hits each.  Ellison doubled as did Jared Carr.


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Fort Myers  (48-32, 7-9 ) Clearwater  ( 40-44, 5-14 ) - doubleheader


Fort Myers, FL - Hammond Stadium


Game One - Fort Myers 6 Clearwater 1 - seven innings


Summary :


Carlos Aguiar hit a three run run home run for Fort Myers in the second inning.


Andrick Nava singled in the 4th inning, went to third base on a single by Wilfredo Flores.  He scored on a ground out by Jamari Baylor.


Fort Myers scored twice in the bottom of the 4th, the game went into a rain delay in the top of the fifth.


Noah Cardenas hit a home run for Fort Myers in the 5th inning.


On The Hill :


LH Gabriel Cotto - 3 IP, 5 R - 4 earned, 6 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 5 K’s - 67 pitches - 42 strikes

RH Victor Lopez - 3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 4 K’s - 41 pitches - 27 strikes


At Bat : 4 H, 5 BB, 7 K’s


Andrick Nava had two hits.


Game Two - Fort Myers 7 Clearwater 3 - seven innings


Summary :


Leandro Pineda led off the game with a single, he scored on a double by Kendall Simmons.


Fort Myers plated three in the bottom of the first on two singles, two doubles and a wild pitch.


Mikey Perez doubled for Fort Myers in the 3rd inning, stole third base and then scored on a wild pitch. After a single and a walk Misael Urbina hit a three run home run.


Clearwater scored three runs in the 6th - they loaded the bases ( Micah Yonamine & Nicolas Torres singled, Jamari Baylor walked ) - Erick Brito singled to score one, Leandro Pineda & Kendall Simmons each walked to force in a run.


On The Hill :


LH Jordi Martinez - 2 2/3 IP, 6 R, 7 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s - 72 pitches - 42 strikes

RH Sam Jacobsak - 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - two inherited runners scored - 29 pitches - 17 strikes

RH Gunner Mayer - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 35 pitches - 21 strikes


At Bat : 6 H, 6 BB, 7 K’s


Kendall Simmons had two hits and a walk including a double and two RBI’s,  Leandro Pineda singled and walked twice. Jamari Baylor walked twice .


Florida Complex League


Tigers 3 ( 8-20 ) Phillies 2 ( 10-17 ) - ten innings


Tigers Complex - Lakeland, FL


Summary :


The game was scoreless thru six innings - Rickardo Perez hit his first professional home run in the seventh to score the first run.


Jose Reina singled to score Kingston Liniak ( walked ) and Carlos Irigoyen ( doubled ) in the bottom of the 7th for the Tigers.

Hao Yu Lee homered in the 8th inning.


The game went into extra innings in a 2-2 deadlock.


Jesus Bolivar put down a bunt which he beat out for a single and moved the placed runner to third base. Placed runner Yoneiry Acevedo then scored the game when when a balk was called on pitcher Christopher Soriano.


On The Hill :


RH Jose Pena Jr - 3 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - left game with injury

RH Giuseppe Velasquez - 2/3 IP - got one batter on fly out & then picked off another runner - faced one batter

RH Nicoly Pina - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 0 K’s

RH Manuel Urias - 4 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s

LH Christopher Soriano - 1 batter faced  - 1 R, 1 H, 2 Balks


At Bat : 6 H, 6 BB, 6 K’s


Hao Yu Lee & Rickardo Perez had two hits each - Both hit home runs. Ricardo Rosario doubled, Jordan Viars singled and walked twice.


Dominican Summer League


Phillies Red ( 18-10 ) KC Stewart ( 8-20 )


Summary :


Game was suspended in bottom of the second - no score - rain


Phillies White 16 ( 17-11 ) Rockies 2 ( 18-12 )


Summary :


The Phillies scored two in the first, one in the second, two in the fifth, six in the sixth and three in the seventh.


Raylin Heredia hit a two run triple in the first inning.  He hit another run scoring triple in the fifth and a run scoring double in the sixth.


On The Hill :


RH Wilmer Blanco - 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 4 BB, 2 K’s

RH Javier Fuenmayor - 4 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Miguel Rodriquez - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K

LH Kleyderve Andrade - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Maikel Rosales - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K


At Bat : 20 H, 7 BB, 10 K’s


Raylin Heredia - 4 hits - single, double, 2 triples, 4 RBIs - he also walked and scored 3 runs

Manolfi Jimenez - 4 hits - 3 singles, double, RBI, 3 runs scored

Romel Mendez - 2 hits - double, 2 runs

Andres Tabares - 2 hits - 1 run scored, RBI

Jarol Martinez - 2 hits - double, 2 runs


Doubles : Leny Carela, Dervin Andrade ( 3 RBIs ), Brahian Silva, Jorge Garcia



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