• Steve Potter

Saturday, 8/20/22 : Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) - Buffalo 10 ( 62-53 ) Lehigh Valley 1 ( 63-53 )


Buffalo, NY - Sahlen Field


Summary :


Buffalo scored in the bottom of the first on two singles and two walks.


Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a solo home run for Buffalo in the second inning.  They scored three runs in the 5th inning on two singles, a walk and a two run double ( Rafael Lantigua )


Daniel Robertson hit a solo home run in the 7th inning.


Buffalo scored a run in the 7th on a single and three walks.


Rafael Lantigua hit a grand slam home run for Buffalo in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


RH Colton Eastman - 3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s - 47 pitches - 25 strikes

RH James Marvel - 2 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 42 pitches - 26 strikes

RH Ofreidy Gomez - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 26 pitches - 14 strikes

LH Braeden Ogle - 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s - 27 pitches - 10 strikes

LH Erik Miller - 1 Plus IP, 4 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 32 pitches - 16 strikes - stranded 3 inherited runners

RH Nick Duron - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 7 pitches - 5 strikes - retired both batters faced


At Bat : 4 H, 3 BB, 12 K’s


Daniel Robertson had two hits including a home run.


Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 4 ( 51-62, 22-22 ) Portland 3 ( 56-57, 26-18 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Carlos De La Cruz & Herbert Iser singled in the third inning - they both scored on a long home run into the left field bleachers by Vito Friscia.  Madison Stokes followed with a drive of his own to go back to back !


Izzy Wilson took a curve ball over the right field wall for a Portland run in the third inning.


Cedddanne Rafaela hit a home run for Portland in the 6th inning.


Portland scored a run in the 8th on two doubles with Rafaela earning another RBI.


On The Hill :


RH Mick Abel - 6 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s - 89 pitches - 62 strikes - FB 94 to 98 mph - threw it by batters 🔥 - W

RH Matt Seelinger - 1 perfect IP, 1 ground out, 2 fly outs - 8 pitches - 4 strikes

RH Andrew Schultz - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 20 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Billy Sullivan - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 23 pitches - 12 strikes - save


At Bat : 7 H, 1 BB, 10 K’s


Vito Friscia & Madison Stokes each hit home runs


Mick Abel this evening


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Jersey Shore 2  ( 44-69, 19-28 ) Wilmington 0 ( 57-55, 22-25 )


Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark


Summary :


Rixon Wingrove walked and Anthony Quirion singled in the 7th inning - Nicolas Torres tripled to score them both.


On The Hill :


LH Josh Hendrickson - 5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 5 K’s - 66 pitches - 40 strikes

RH Andrew Baker - 2 perfect IP - 3 K’s, 2 ground outs, 1 fly out - 30 pitches - 20 strikes

RH Cristian Hernandez - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 15 pitches - 8 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 9 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat : 4 H, 3 BB, 7 K’s


Nicolas Torres tripled and knocked in both runs.


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Daytona ( 44-66, 15-30 ) Clearwater ( 52-60, 17-30 ) - doubleheader


Daytona Beach, FL - Jackie Robinson Ballpark


Game One : Clearwater 6 Daytona 4


Summary :


Hao Yu Lee reached on an error in the fourth inning, went to second when Erick Brito was hit by a pitch and scored when Jamari Baylor singled.


Jack Rogers hit a home run for Daytona in the bottom of the fourth inning.   Two walks and a single scored a run for Daytona in the fifth inning.


Clearwater scored five runs in the sixth inning - Erick Brito doubled and scored on a single by Jamari Baylor.  Wilfredo Flores & Micah Yonamine singled - Cade Fergus hit a grand slam to plate four runs !


Yassel Pino hit a solo home run for Daytona in the bottom of the sixth.  They scored a run in the 7th on a walk, single and throwing error.


On The Hill :


LH Jordan Fowler - 4 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 57 pitches - 44 strikes

RH Cam Wynne - 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 20 pitches - 10 strikes

LH Jared Wetherbee - 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 28 pitches - 18 strikes

RH Daniel Harper - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 23 pitches - 16 strikes


At Bat : 7 H, 4 BB, 8 K’s


Jamari Baylor had two hits and two RBIs.  Cade Fergus hit a grand slam home run.  Erick Brito doubled.


Game Two : Daytona 5 Clearwater 4


Summary :


Jack Rogers and Yassel Pino hit back to back home runs for Daytona in the first inning.


Erick Brito singled in the third inning - he scored on a single by Jamari Baylor and a throwing error by Daytona right fielder Jack Rogers.


Wilfred Astudillo doubled in the 5th inning for Daytona, went to third on a wild pitch and scored on a throwing error.


Ryan Leitch hit his first professional home run in the 6th inning scoring Leandro Pineda ( HBP ) in front of him.


Daytona scored twice  in the bottom of the 6th on a single, wild pitch, single and a two RBI single by Wilfred Astudillo.  Braylin Minier then singled to right field - Leandro Pineda threw a seed to third base to nail Astudillo trying to go first to third.


Matt Alifano & Erick Brito were hit by pitches to start the 7th.  Jamari Baylor walked with one out to load the bases.  A run scored on a ground out to first base.  A fly out ended the game.


On The Hill :


RH Gunner Mayer - 4 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 7 K’s - 73 pitches - 45 strikes

RH Konnor Ash - 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 26 pitches - 18 strikes

LH Tristan Garnett - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 9 pitches - 7 strikes - 2 inherited runners scored

At Bat : 5 H, 2 BB, 4 HBP,  9 K’s


Ryan Leitch homered and had two RBIs


Florida Complex League :


Phillies 6 ( 24-29 ) Tigers 3 ( 18-35 )


Summary :


Dom Johnson reached on a throwing error for the Tigers in the third inning, advanced to third base on a couple of ground outs and scored on a wild pitch.


Gustavo Sosa singled in the seventh inning and scored on a triple by Dakota Kotowski.   Nikau Pouaka-Grego singled to score Kotowski.  Bryan Rincon walked  - Pouaka-Grego advanced to third on a throwing error.  Rincon stole second base.  A wild pitch scored Pouaka-Grego and advanced Rincon to third.  Rincon scored on a balk.


The Tigers scored a run in the bottom of the seventh on a double and three walks - Nicoly Pina inherited a two out bases loaded jam and struck out the next batter to strand three.


Jordan Viars singled in the 8th, went to second on a balk and scored on a single by Dakota Kotowski.


Emaarion Boyd walked in the 9th, he stole second base - went to third on a passed ball and scored on a wild pitch.


On The Hill :


LH Samuel Aldegheri - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s

RH Alex Rao - pro debut - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s

RH Orion Kerkering - pro debut - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K

LH Braeden Fausnaught - pro debut - 1 perfect IP - 1 K, 1 fly out, 1 ground out

RH Josh Bortka  - pro debut - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K

RH Malik Binns - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s

RH Nicoly Pina - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - stranded 3 inherited runners

RH Ty Collins - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 HB, 0 K’s

LH Jose Acuna - 1/3 IP - struck out only batter faced - stranded 3 inherited runners


At Bat : 9 H, 4 BB, 10 K’s


Nikau Pouaka-Grego had three hits including a double.  Emaarion Boyd had two hits and two walks including a double.

Dakota Kotowski had two hits including a triple.


Braeden Fausnaught pro debut - photo by Mark Wylie


Dominican Summer League :


Phillies Red 6 ( 36-21 ) Brewers1  0 ( 21-36 )


Summary :


Santiago Torres walked to lead off the bottom of the first, he went to third on a double by Marco Soto.  Fernando Hernandez reached on an error which scored Torres.  Aroon Escobar hit a sac fly to score Soto.


Kliubert Avila tripled in the second inning and scored on a single by Yemil Rosario.


Neify Rosario walked in the 6th, advanced a base when Yemil Rosario reached on a strikeout/wild pitch.  They both scored when Santiago Torres tripled.


On The Hill :


RH Jeffrey German - 5 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s

LH Neyker Ibarra - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s


At Bat : 7 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s


Santiago Torres had two hits including a triple.  Marco Soto doubled and Kliubert Avila tripled. Aroon Escobar had two RBIs.


Phillies White ( 38-19 ) Brewers2 ( 26-31 ) - two games


Game One : Phillies White 3 Brewers2 2 - 8 innings


Completion of suspended game from 8/18


Summary :


The scheduled seven inning game was suspended on 8/18 entering the bottom of the 6th inning with the Brewers leading 2-1


Derek Escobar reached on an error in the second inning, moved to second on a single by Leny Carela - to third on a ground out and then scored on a wild pitch.


The Brewers scored a run in the 4th on a single, ground out advancement and an RBI single by Irving Iguales.  Reminton Bautista doubled for them in the 6th - went to third on a passed ball & scored on a ground out.


William Bergolla singled in the bottom of the seventh, he advanced to third on a double by Raylin Heredia and scored the game tying run on a sacrifice fly by Manolfi Jimenez sending the game into extra innings.


Leanardo Rondon singled in the bottom of the 8th moving placed runner Romel Mendez to third base, Jorge Garcia singled to score him for the walk off win !


On The Hill :


RH Saul Teran - 4 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 7 K’s

LH Juan Amarante - 2 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s

RH Maikel Rosales - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s

RH Hermes Astudillo - 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB ( intentional ), 1 K


At Bat : 10 H, 4 BB, 4 K’s


Raylin Heredia had three hits including a double.  Leny Carela had two hits and also doubled.


Game Two  : Phillies White 7 Brewers1 2


Summary :


Raylin Heredia singled in the 2nd inning, advanced to second base on an error and scored when Jorge Garcia reached on a two base error.


Eric Martinez hit a two run home run for the Brewers in the fifth inning.


William Bergolla reached on an error to start the 6th, he advanced to third on a single by Nolan Beltran.  Leonardo Rondon reached on a throwing error - Bergolla scored.  Jorge Garcia doubled to score two runs.  Brahian Silva singled to score Garcia.


Erick Barria walked to start the 7th, William Bergolla singled - they both moved up on a wild pitch.  Angel Mata singled to score two runs.


On The Hill :


RH Elicier Bata - 5 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Douglas Mijares - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s


At Bat :


Jorge Garcia doubled and had two RBIs.  Angel Mata had two RBIs.

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