• Steve Potter

Sunday -5/8/22 : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Syracuse 11 ( 10-19 ) Lehigh Valley 4 ( 17-13 )


Syracuse, NY - NBT Bank Stadium


Summary :


Syracuse scored a run in the bottom of the first inning on a Patrick Mazeika double.


Nick Dini homered for the Mets in the 4th inning.


Mark Vietos hit a two run homer for Syracuse in the 6th inning. Nick Dini then hit his second home run of the game.


Austin Wynns hit a three run home run in the 7th inning scoring Dalton Guthrie ( singled ) and Drew Maggi ( HBP ) in front of him.

Syracuse scored 6 runs in the 7th inning on seven singles & a double.


Dalton Guthrie singled to score Will Toffey ( doubled ) in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


RH Colton Eastman - 4 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 4 BB, 1 K - 76 pitches - 39 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 38 pitches - 25 strikes

RH Dillon Maples - 1/3 IP - struck out only batter faced - 6 pitches - 3 strikes

RH Aaron Barrett - faced 3 batters - no outs recorded - 3 R, 3 H - 8 pitches - 4 strikes

LH Braedon Ogle - 1 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 2 inherited runners scored - 37 pitches - 25 strikes

RH Michael Kelly - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 12 pitches - 5 strikes

At Bat : 10 H, 4 BB, 16 K’s

Austin Wynns had three hits including a double and home run. Jorge Bonifacio had two hits including a double. Dalton Guthrie had two hits. Will Toffey doubled.


Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 7 ( 11-16 ) Portland 4 ( 13-14 )


Portland, ME - Hadlock Field


Summary :


Simon Muzziotti tripled to lead off the game, he scored on a double by Aldrem Corredor. Logan O’Hoppe doubled to score Corredor. Chris Sharpe doubled to score O’Hoppe.


In the 4th inning Freylin Minyety walked, went to third on a double by Sal Gozzo. They both scored on a single by Simon Muzziotti.

David Hamilton tripled and later scored on a groundout for Portland in the 4th inning.


Aldrem Corredor walked in the 7th inning - went to third on a double by Josh Ockimey and scored on a single by Chris Sharpe. Ockimey scored on a throwing error on the play.


Christian Koss hit a three run home run for Portland in the 7th inning.


On The Hill :


RH James McArthur - 6 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s - 71 pitches - 46 strikes - excellent outing

LH Nick Lackney - 1/3 IP, 3 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 14 pitches - 6 strikes

RH Braden Zarbnisky - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 11 pitches - 7 strikes

RH Matt Seelinger - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 22 pitches - 11 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 25 pitches - 10 strikes - 5th save


At Bat : 12 H, 3 BB, 11 K’s


Logan O’Hoppe had three hits. Simon Muzziotti, Josh Ockimey & Chris Sharpe each had two hits. Ockimey, O’Hoppe, Sharpe, Aldrem Corredor & Sal Gozzo each doubled.


Notes :


OF Simon Muzziotti was activated from the IL prior to the game.




South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Hudson Valley ( 14-12 ) Jersey Shore ( 9-16 ) - Doubleheader


Lakewood, NJ - Shoretown Ballpark


Game One : Hudson Valley 2 Jersey Shore 0


Summary :


Hudson Valley scored twice in the second inning on a bases loaded single by Aldenis Sanchez - the bases were loaded on three consecutive walks.


On The Hill :


RH Ben Brown - 2 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 1 H, 4 BB, 3 K’s - 55 pitches - 30 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 32 pitches - 19 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 29 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Andrew Baker - 1 perfect IP - 3 K’s - 19 pitches - 11 strikes


At Bat : 1 H, 2 BB, 10 K’s


Jared Carr singled.


Game Two : Jersey Shore 4 Hudson Valley 0


Summary :


Jared Carr singled to score Ethan Wilson ( doubled ) in the first inning.


The Blue Claws scored two unearned runs in the second inning - DJ Stewart & Karl Ellison Drew walks, Stewart scored on a fielding error by HV’s pitcher and Ellison scored on a ground out later in the frame.


McCarthy Tatum doubled to score Casey Martin ( HBP ) in the third inning.


Mick Abel shutout HV thru four innings for Jersey Shore - was in the 96-100 mph range on the radar gun with his fastball.


On The Hill :


RH Mick Abel - 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 5 BB, 6 K’s - 81 pitches - 45 strikes

LH Erubiel Armenta - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 16 pitches - 10 strikes

RH Aidan Anderson - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 19 pitches - 13 strikes

RH Jason Ruffcorn - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 12 pitches - 9 strikes


At Bat : 5 H, 3 BB, 7 K’s


Ethan Wilson, McCarthy Tatum & DJ Stewart each doubled.

Mick Abel


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Dunedin 7 ( 9-18 ) Clearwater 3 ( 13-11 )

Dunedin, FL - TD Ballpark


Summary :


Dunedin scored two unearned runs in the first inning as the Threshers made two errors ( 1B Herbert Iser - throwing & 2B Alexeis Azuaje - fielding ).


Threshers starting pitcher Matt Osterberg was hit by a screaming line drive up the middle in the second inning and had to leave the game with an apparent injury to his right hand/wrist area. Hope that he’s ok.


Dunedin scored another unearned run in the 4th inning ( Jamari Baylor throwing error ).


The Blue Jays plated two more in the sixth on a double by Rogue Salinas.


Yhoswar Garcia hit a three run home run in the seventh inning scoring Alexeis Azuaje ( doubled ) and Erick Brito ( reached on an error ) in front of him.


Gabriel Martinez homered for Dunedin in the bottom of the seventh. They added another unearned run ( throwing error - Alexeis Azuaje ) in the 8th inning.


On The Hill :


LH Matt Osterberg - 1 2/3 IP, 2 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 20 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Eiberson Castellano - 3 1/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 42 pitches - 26 strikes - 92 to 95 mph on FB, slider & curve - impressive CW debut for the 20 year old - we’ve been touting him on his backfield performances - showed on the stadium field today 👏


RH Fernando Lozano - 1 IP, 2 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 25 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Tommy McCollum - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 28 pitches - 17 strikes

RH Konnor Ash - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 13 pitches - 5 strikes


At Bat : 9 H, 3 BB, 5 K’s

Alexeis Azuaje & Jadiel Sanchez had two hits apiece. Azuaje doubled. Yhoswar Garcia hit a three run home run. Erick Brito got his first full season play hit ( single ) and stole his first base.


Notes :


Infielders Erick Brito ( 19 yrs old ) and Uziel Viloria ( 20 yrs old ) were added to the roster prior to the game from extended spring training. RHP Gunner Mayer was placed on the seven day IL.


Eiberson Castellano - photo by Casey Burns


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


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