Sunday , 5/22/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 4 ( 23-19 ) Rochester 2 ( 26-16 )
Rochester, NY - Frontier Field
Donovan Casey tripled for Rochester in the third inning and later scored on a groundout.
Nick Maton walked in the fifth, went to third on a single by Dustin Peterson and scored on a sac fly by Scott Kingery.
The Iron Pigs scored three runs in the 8th - Matt Vierling singled, went to third on a single by Austin Wynns. Vierling scored on a wild pitch and Wynns moved to second base. Darick Hall singled to score Wynns. Hall stole second base 😳 and scored on a single by Yairo Munoz.
Rochester scored in the 8th on a single, passed ball, wild pitch and groundout.
On The Hill :
LH Ricardo Sanchez - 7 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 63 pitches - 45 strikes
RH Mark Appel - 2/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 15 pitches - 10 strikes
LH Jonathan Hennigan - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 15 pitches - 10 strikes
RH Nick Duron - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 6 pitches - 5 strikes
At Bat : 5 H, 4 BB, 9 K’s
All five hits were singles - Darick Hall drove in his 46th run of the season.
Eastern League ( AA ) - Somerset 4 ( 26-12 ) Reading 1 ( 17-22 )
Somerset, NJ - TD Bank Ballpark
Ali Castillo reached on a fielding error in the first inning and scored on a double by Logan O’Hoppe.
Anthony Volpe homered for Somerset in the bottom of the first.
Rodolfo Duran doubled in the fifth inning, went to third on a fly out and scored on a sac fly by Max Burt.
Brandon Lockridge walked in the sixth, moved to third on two singles and scored on a sac fly by Blake Perkins.
Max Burt doubled in the 7th inning and scored on a double by Oliver Dunn.
On The Hill :
RH Bubby Rossman - 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 36 pitches - 27 strikes
RH McKinley Moore - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 17 strikes
RH Braden Zarbnisky - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 14 strikes
LH Erik Miller - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 28 pitches - 17 strikes
RH Ofreidy Gomez - 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 12 strikes
LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 20 pitches - 10 strikes
At Bat : 4 H, 4 BB, 5 K’s
Logan O’Hoppe doubled and walked twice
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Wilmington 7 ( 20-16 ) Jersey Shore 4 ( 13-24 )
Wilmington, DE - Frawley Stadium
Omar Meregildo delivered an RBI single for Wilmington in the 1st inning. Onix Vega did the same for them in the second inning.
Nicolas Torres & Uziel Viloria homered for the Blue Claws in the 3rd inning - it was Viloria’s first AB for Jersey Shore.
Wilmington plated two in the bottom of the third on a home run by Meregildo.
Johan Rojas homered in the 5th inning.
Darren Baker hit a two run double for Wilmington in the sixth. Onix Vega delivered another RBI single in the seventh.
Ethan Wilson & Jared Carr reached on errors in the 8th inning - Wilson scored on a single by Casey Martin.
On The Hill :
RH Matt Russell - 5 IP, 4 R, 8 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 71 pitches - 47 strikes
LH JP Woodward - 1 IP, 2 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 18 pitches - 14 strikes
RH Tyler McKay - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 33 pitches - 19 strikes
RH Carlo Reyes - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 29 pitches - 14 strikes
At Bat : 5 H, 4 BB, 8 K’s
Nicolas Torres, Uziel Viloria & Johan Rojas each homered.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Fort Myers 7 ( 25-13 ) Clearwater 6 ( 21-17 ) - 13 innings
Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark
Luis Baez drew a bases loaded walk for Fort Myers in the second inning for the first run of the game.
The Threshers scored four in the second inning - Yhoswar Garcia & Leandro Pineda walked, Arturo DeFreitas singled to score Garcia. Wilfredo Flores singled to score Pineda. Mickey Moniak singled to score DeFreitas and Hao Yu Lee singled to score Flores.
Baez hit a two run double for Fort Myers in the 4th inning.
Noah Cardenas hit a two run home from for the Mighty Mussels in the 7th inning.
Jamari Baylor walked in the 9th inning - he actually won two strike call challenges during the plate appearance to get the free pass 🧐. Baylor advanced to second on a balk and scored on a single by Erick Brito.
The game went extra innings - neither team scored till the 13th frame - Fort Myers got an RBI double by Daniel Ozoria to score the placed runner, Ozoria advanced to third on a ground out and later scored on a wild pitch.
Clearwater scored the placed runner in the bottom of the 13th on a two out single by Wilfredo Flores.
On The Hill : struck out 19 Fort Myers hitters 😳
LH Matt Osterberg - 3 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 65 pitches - 42 strikes
RH Fernando Lozano - 2 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 29 pitches - 16 strikes
LH Gabriel Yanez - 2 IP, 2 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 39 pitches - 25 strikes
RH Tommy McCollum - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 40 pitches - 21 strikes
RH Konnor Ash - 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s - 49 pitches - 30 strikes - an amazing 8 K’s 🤑👏
RH Carlos Betancourt - 1 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 14 pitches - 10 strikes
At Bat : 11 H, 6 BB, 12 K’s
Arturo DeFreitas had three hits, Wilfredo Flores and Hao Yu Lee each had two hits. The Threshers had no extra base hits in the contest.
Even with the pitch clock in play the game was 3 hours and 55 minutes long. That’s what happens when there are 23 hits, 12 walks, 3 errors and 31 strikeouts in a game 😧 … yikes !