Sunday -5/8/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Syracuse 11 ( 10-19 ) Lehigh Valley 4 ( 17-13 )
Syracuse, NY - NBT Bank Stadium
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
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.
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
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
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.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Dunedin 7 ( 9-18 ) Clearwater 3 ( 13-11 )
Dunedin, FL - TD Ballpark
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.
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
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