• Steve Potter

Friday, June 17th : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 5 ( 35-29 ) Buffalo 4 ( 36-27 )


Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park


Summary :


Chavez Young hit a two run home run for Buffalo in the third inning.


The Iron Pigs scored three in the 5th inning - Scott Kingery, Drew Maggi & Mickey Moniak all singled to load the bases. Johan Camargo doubled to score them all.


Buffalo loaded the bases on walks in the 7th inning, Nathan Lukes singled to score two runs.


Dustin Peterson doubled in the bottom of the 8th, Will Toffey was hit by a pitch. Scott Kingery advanced them with a sacrifice bunt. Jorge Bonifacio doubled to score them both.


Mark Appel pitched a perfect ninth inning to close out the win.


On The Hill :


LH Michael Plassmeyer - 5 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s - 96 pitches - 60 strikes

RH Dillon Maples - 1/3 IP, 2 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 14 pitches - 5 strikes

LH Kyle Dohy - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 Bb, 2 K’s - 25 pitches - 15 strikes - 2 inherited runners scored

LH Ryan Sherriff - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Mark Appel - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 9 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat : 11 H, 1 BB, 9 K’s


Jorge Bonifacio had three hits including a double and two RBIs. Will Toffey & Dustin Peterson each had two hits, Peterson doubled. Johan Camargo doubled and had three RBIs.


Johan Camargo - photo by Cheryl Pursell

Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 2 ( 27-34 ) Portland 1 ( 25-36 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Logan O’Hoppe doubled in the 4th inning and scored on a single by Jonathan Guzman.


Wil Dalton homered for Portland in the seventh. Chris Sharpe homered for Reading in the bottom of the seventh.


The game was completed in 2 hours and 10 minutes 🤓.


On The Hill :

RH Colton Eastman - 6 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 2 BB, 4 K’s - 91 pitches - 54 strikes

RH Mike Adams - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 10 pitches - 6 strikes

RH Ofreidy Gomez - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 20 pitches - 12 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 25 pitches - 11 strikes


At Bat : 6 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s


Logan O’Hoppe had two hits including a double. Chris Sharpe homered.


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Aberdeen 9 ( 41-20 ) Jersey Shore 5 ( 24-37 )


Lakewood, NJ - Shoretown Ballpark


Summary :


Isaac Bellony hit a three run home run for Aberdeen in the fifth inning.


DJ Stewart reached on an error in the bottom of the 5th, stole second and scored on a single by Herbert Iser.

John Rhodes hit a three run home run for the Iron Birds in the sixth inning.


Aberdeen scored three more in the 8th on a walk, three wild pitches, single and error.


Baron Radcliff homered in the bottom of the 8th inning.


The BlueClaws loaded the bases in the ninth inning ( Johan Rojas singled, walk by Rixon Wingrove & single by DJ Stewart ). Herbert Iser singled to score Rojas. Baron Radcliff was hit by a pitch to score Wingrove. Freylin Minyety hit a sac fly to score Stewart - on the play Herbert Iser was thrown out at second base. The game ended on a fly out.


The BlueClaws committed four errors in the game.


On The Hill :


RH Mick Abel - 6 IP, 6 R, 9 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 94 pitches - 68 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 23 pitches - 18 strikes

RH Andrew Schultz - 1 IP, 3 R - 1 earned, 1 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s, 3 wild pitches - 32 pitches - 18 strikes

LH Erubiel Armenta - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 27 pitches - 16 strikes


At Bat : 7 H, 4 BB, 11 K’s


Herbert Iser had two hits. Baron Radcliff homered.


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 4 ( 30-30 ) Palm Beach 0 ( 27-32 )


Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark


Summary :


Andrik Nava singled in the second inning, went to second on a wild pitch - to third on a ground out and scored on a strikeout-wild pitch on which Jamari Baylor reached first base.


Wilfredo Flores doubled in the sixth inning, moved to third on a bunt by Kendall Simmons and scored on a sacrifice fly out by Marcus Lee Sang.


Erick Brito singled and advanced to second on an error to begin the bottom of the 8th, he moved to third base on a wild pitch and scored on a single by Marcus Lee Sang. Kendall Simmons walked and later scored on a single by Andrik Nava.

The game was played in a pristine 2 hours and 15 minutes 👍

On The Hill :


LH Jo Jo Romero - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 15 pitches - 8 strikes

LH Jordy Martinez - 5 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 87 pitches - 51 strikes

RH Konnor Ash - 2 perfect IP - 3 groundouts, 3 fly outs - 24 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 24 pitches - 15 strikes


At Bat : 8 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s


Andrik Nava & Erick Brito had two hits each. Wilfredo Flores doubled.


Notes :


RHP Alex McKenny was added to the roster, RHP Malik Binns was transferred to the FCL Phillies.

Jordi Martinez - file photo - Mark Wylie

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