• Steve Potter

Sunday, July 10th : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Rochester 2 ( 44-40 ) Lehigh Valley 0 ( 45-39 ) - 10 innings


Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park


Summary :


The game went into extra innings as a scoreless tie.  Veteran Logan Verrett pitched seven innings for Rochester allowing just three hits.


Adrian Sanchez singled in the top of the 10th inning to score placed runner Andrew Stevenson for Rochester. Sanchez scored when Josh Palacios doubled to right field and right fielder Dustin Peterson made a throwing error.


On The Hill :


RH Joe Gatto - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 13 strikes

RH James Marvel - 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 54 pitches - 33 strikes

LH Ryan Sherriff - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 20 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Connor Brogdon - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 12 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 18 pitches - 14 strikes

RH Nick Duron - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 8 pitches - 7 strikes

RH Tyler Cyr - 1 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 19 pitches - 13 strikes


At Bat : 4 H, 0 BB, 8 K’s


Dalton Guthrie had three hits including a double


Dalton Guthrie - file photo taken by Cheryl Pursell


Eastern League ( AA ) - Richmond 7 ( 44-37, 4-8 ) Reading 2 ( 36-45, 7-5 )


Richmond, VA - The Diamond


Summary :


Diego Rincones produced an RBI single for Richmond in the second inning.  Tyler Fitzgerald homered for them in the fourth inning.


Richmond loaded the bases in the 6th inning on an error, hit batter and single. Armani Smith doubled to score two runs. Franklin Labour then hit a three run home run.


Jhailyn Ortiz doubled to score two runs in the seventh inning scoring Wendell Rijo ( doubled ).  Logan O’Hoppe ( HBP ) went to third on the hit and scored when Kevin Vicuna reached on an error.


On The Hill :


RH Colton Eastman - 4 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 82 pitches - 51 strikes

LH Erik Miller - 1 Perfect IP - 2 K’s - 14 pitches - 8 strikes

RH Tyler McKay - 1/3 IP, 5 R - 4 earned, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 15 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Mike Adams - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 27 pitches - 19 strikes

RH Carlo Reyes - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 13 pitches - 9 strikes


At Bat : 4 H, 3 BB, 6 K’s


Jhailyn Ortiz had two doubles.


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Hudson Valley 9 ( 44-37, 10-5 ) Jersey Shore 6 ( 27-53, 2-12 ) - 11 innings


Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark


Summary :


Carlos De La Cruz doubled in the second inning and scored on a double by Rixon Wingrove.   Wingrove was thrown out at the plate attempting to score on a single by Jared Carr to end the inning.


Anthony Seigler stroked an RBI double to score Everson Pereira ( singled ) in the 4th inning.  A second run scored on a fielding error by third baseman DJ Stewart.  A double steal of second & home scored a third run.


Baron Radcliff doubled to left center field to score two runs ( DJ Stewart & Jared Carr - both walked ).  Karl Ellison tripled to score Radcliff.


HV scored in the 7th on an RBI single by Cooper Bowman.


The game went into extra innings tied at four apiece.


A bloop single with two outs to center field scored the placed runner for Hudson Valley in the top of the 10th.


With two outs in the bottom of the 10th Ethan Wilson singled to score placed runner Casey Martin and tie the score. Wilson went to second on the throw home - he was thrown out at the plate attempting to score on a single to right field by Carlos De La Cruz.


Trey Sweeney tripled to score two runs for the Renegades in the top of the 11th.  Cooper Bowman doubled to score Sweeney.  Eric Wagaman singled to score Bowman.


Rixon Wingrove doubled off the right field wall to score placed runner Carlos De La Cruz in the bottom of the 11th.


On The Hill :


RH Ben Brown - 5 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s - 88 pitches - 62 strikes

RH Cristian Hernandez - 2 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 26 pitches - 18 strikes

RH Albertus Barber - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 20 pitches - 13 strikes - featured a sharp dropping splitter

RH Aidan Anderson - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 12 pitches - 8 strikes

RH Carlos Francisco - 2 IP, 5 R - 2 earned, 4 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 30 pitches - 22 strikes


At Bat : 12 H, 3 BB, 17 K’s


Carlos De La Cruz had three hits.  Baron Radcliff & Rixon Wingrove had two hits.  Carlos De La Cruz, Rixon Wingrove & Baron Radcliff each doubled. Karl Ellison tripled.


Defensive Gem :


SS Luis Garcia made an excellent grab on a grounder up the middle to end the third inning on which he spun and threw a strike to first base.  Great range !


Notes :


In a rarity two consecutive Hudson Valley batters were ejected from the game by the home plate umpire in the 8th inning after called third strikes 😳


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 5 ( 40-40, 5-10 ) Dunedin 3 ( 36-44, 8-6 )


Dunedin, FL - TD Ballpark


Summary :


Justin Williams led off the game with a double, he went to third on a ground out and scored when Kendall Simmons reached on an error.


Micah Yonamine doubled in the second inning and went to third on a single by Jamari Baylor.  Baylor was caught stealing at second base.  Chris Burke walked - Albert Jerez singled to score Yonamine.  Nick Maton singled to score Burke.


The Blue Jays loaded the bases on two singles and a walk in the third inning, a run scored on another walk, a second run crossed on a wild pitch. Jommer Hernadez singled to score a third run, left fielder Chris Burke threw out base runner Rainer Nunez at third base to end the inning.


Jamari Baylor hit a home run ( 4th ) in the sixth inning.


Justin Williams doubled in the 7th inning, went to third on a single by Nick Maton and scored on a double play ground out.


On The Hill :


LH Jordan Fowler - 2 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 3 BB, 0 K’s - 48 pitches - 25 strikes ( sinker, change, curve & slider - top velo 92 mph )

RH Victor Lopez - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 11 pitches - 7 strikes

LH Matt Osterberg - 2 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 28 pitches - 20 strikes

RH Sam Jacobsak - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 13 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Gabriel Yanez - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 14 pitches - 8 strikes

RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 18 pitches - 11 strikes


At Bat : 11 H, 3 BB, 5 K’s


Five Threshers had two hits - Micah Yonamine, including a double, Justin Williams -two doubles, Jamari Baylor including a home run, Nick Maton & Marcus Lee Sang.


Notes :


Skipper Marty Malloy was ejected for the second time in the series.  This time by the first base umpire for arguing his check swing appeal call on a strikeout.



Jamari Baylor - file photo by Mark Wylie


Florida Complex League :  no games scheduled


Dominican Summer League : no games scheduled

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