• Steve Potter

Thursday, 7/14/21  : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 8 ( 46-41 ) Charlotte 3  ( 33-54 )


Charlotte, NC - Truist Field


Summary :


Chris Sharpe singled in the 3rd inning, went to third on a single by Edgar Cabral and scored on a sac fly by Dalton Guthrie.


Mark Payton hit a solo home run for Charlotte in the bottom of the third inning.


Scott Kingery singled in the 4th inning, moved to second on a walk by Ali Castillo and scored on a double by Chris Sharpe.


Blake Rutherford hit a solo home run for Charlotte in the bottom of the 4th inning. They scored another run in the 5th inning.


Dustin Peterson singled in the 6th inning and scored on a double by Josh Ockimey.  Scott Kingery singled moving Ockimey to third base.  Ali Castillo singled to score Ockimey, Kingery scored on a ground out by Chris Sharpe.


Ali Castillo doubled in the 8th inning and scored on a single by Chris Sharpe.  Edgar Cabral & Sal Gozzo walked to load the bases. Donny Sands singled to score two runs.


On The Hill :


LH Kent Emmanuel  - 5 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 1 BB, 1 HB , 3 K’s - 81 pitches - 59 strikes

RH Joe Gatto - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 BB, 1 K - 29 pitches - 12 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 1/3 IP - retired all 4 batters faced - 2 K’s - 16 pitches - 12 strikes

RH James Marvel - 2/3 IP - retired both batters faced - 1 ground out, 1 line out - 11 pitches - 7 strikes

RH Tyler Cyr - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 12 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat : 13 H, 5 BB, 7 K’s


Chris Sharpe had three hits including a double, three RBIs and scored twice.  Scott Kingery, Donny Sands, Dustin Peterson & Ali Castillo each had two hits. Ockimey, Sands and Castillo all doubled.


Chris Sharpe tonight


Eastern League ( AA ) - New Hampshire 7 ( 37-47, 6-9 ) Reading 5 ( 38-46, 9-6 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Jhailyn Ortiz doubled in the second inning and scored on a single by Aldrem Corredor.


Rafael Lantigua hit a two run home run for New Hampshire in the 3rd inning.  Addison Barger singled and scored on a line drive single to right field by Zac Cook that was misplayed by right fielder Jhailyn Ortiz with the ball bouncing past him to the fence.


Wendell Rijo doubled in the fourth inning and scored on a single by Johan Camargo.


Johan Camargo walked in the 6th inning, went to second on a single by Logan O’Hoppe and scored on a ground rule double by Jhailyn Ortiz that bounced over the left field fence.


New Hampshire scored three runs in the 7th inning on four consecutive hits including a lead off triple that was lost in the sky and lights by Ortiz, three singles followed.


Hunter Markwardt singled in the bottom of the 7th and scored on a triple by Simon Muzziotti.   Wendell Rijo singled to score Muzziotti.


New Hampshire scored a run in the 8th inning on three hits


On The Hill :


RH Noah Skirrow - 5 1/3 IP, 3 R - 2 earned, 9 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 92 pitches - 60 strikes

RH Tyler McKay - 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 26 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Jack Perkins - 1 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 20 pitches - 14 strikes

LH Brian Marconi - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 15 pitches - 10 strikes


At Bat :


Wendell Rijo, Jhailyn Ortiz & Johan Camargo each had two hits. Ortiz doubled twice, Rijo doubled and Simon Muzziotti tripled. Logan O’Hoppe singled and walked twice.


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Aberdeen ( 53-30, 10-7 ) Jersey Shore ( 28-54, 3-13 )


Aberdeen, MD - Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium


Game One - completion of suspended game from last night : Jersey Shore 6 Aberdeen 3


Summary :


Justin Williams singled and stole second base to lead off the game. Luis Garcia walked, Carlos De La Cruz reached on an error on which Williams scored.  A passed ball allowed Garcia to score and De La Cruz scored on a single by Casey Martin.


Luis Garcia singled in the third inning, stole second base, went to third on a single by Ethan Wilson and scored on a sac fly by Carlos De La Cruz.  Rixon Wingrove doubled to score Wilson.


Aberdeen scored twice in the 4th inning, one on a double by Ryan Higgins and the other on a single by Darell Hernaiz.


John Rhodes doubled for Aberdeen in the fifth, went to third on a single and scored on a ground out.


Rixon Wingrove hit a solo home run in the 6th inning.


The game was suspended in the bottom of the sixth due to light failure.  Jersey Shore leading 6-3


Game resumed on Thursday at this point.


Cristian Hernandez took over on the hill and threw three shutout frames. Andrew Schultz threw a perfect ninth inning to seal the win.


On The Hill :


RH Matt Russell - 5 IP, 3 R, 10 H, 2 BB, 4 K’s - 82 pitches - 46 strikes

LH Taylor Lehman - threw 2 pitches when lights failed - game suspended

RH Cristian Hernandez - 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 25 pitches - 17 strikes

RH Andrew Schultz - 1 perfect IP - 1 K, 2 ground outs - 8 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat : 7 H, 4 BB, 11 K’s


Rixon Wingrove had two hits ( double & HR ).  Ethan Wilson had two hits.


Cristian Hernandez - file photo by Michael Dolcemascolo


Game Two : Aberdeen 5 Jersey Shore 4


Summary :


Darell Hernaiz hit a two run home run for Aberdeen in the first inning.


Aberdeen scored three runs in the 4th inning on a walk, error, single and three RBI double by Billy Cook.


Carlos De La Cruz singled in the 7th inning and scored on a double by Casey Martin.  Rixon Wingrove singled to send Martin to third base, Jared Carr singled to score Martin. DJ Stewart singled to load the bases.  With no outs in the inning the Iron Birds catcher was ejected for arguing an automatic ball call.  Justin Williams hit into a force out with a run scoring, Jared. Carr scored on a throwing error on the play. Two strikeouts ended the inning.


DJ Stewart walked in the ninth, with one out pinch hitter Herbert Iser singled but they were stranded as the next two hitters struck out and flied out.


On The Hill :


LH Rafael Marcano - 4 IP, 5 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 67 pitches - 43 strikes

RH Kyle Glogoski - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 31 pitches - 21 strikes

RH Andrew Baker - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 21 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Justin Ruffcorn - 1 perfect IP - 3 groundouts - 9 pitches - 6 strikes


At Bat : 8 H, 3 BB, 12 K’s


Ethan Wilson had two hits.  Casey Martin doubled, Jared Carr singled and walked twice.


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Fort Myers  (46-32, 5-9 ) Clearwater  ( 40-42, 5-12 ) - PPD - Rain


Florida Complex League


Yankees ( 20-7 ) Phillies ( 10-16 ) - PPD - Rain


Dominican Summer League


Tigers1  7 ( 11-16 ) Phillies Red 2 ( 18-10 )


Summary :


The Tigers scored a run in the first inning on an RBI double by Javier Osorio, Manuel Santana hit a two run home run for them in the second inning.


Arquedion Muller tripled in the third inning and scored on a single by Solardo Rodriquez.


The Tigers scored twice in the 7th as Jose Ochoa hit an RBI triple and Delvis Matos an RBI double.


Yemil Rosario delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 7th.


The Tigers added two more runs in the 9th on three singles and a walk.


On The Hill :


RH Luis Gonzalez - 5 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 6 K’s

RH Carlos Milan - 2 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s

RH Josbel Garcia - 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K


At Bat :  6 H, 3 BB, 7 K’s


Solardo Rodriquez had two hits, Marco Soto doubled & Arquedion Muller tripled.


Phillies White 11 ( 16-11 ) Tampa Bay 2 ( 18-9 )


Summary :


The Phillies scored three runs in the first inning on five hits - RBIs by Darium Gutierrez ( double ), Manolfi Jimenez ( single ) and Derek Escobar ( single ).  Gutierrez also produced an RBI single in the second inning.


Nathaniel Rodriquez hit a solo home run for Tampa Bay in the 5th.


Raylin Heredia hit a solo home run in the sixth for the Phillies, Tampa’s Santiago Millan hit a three run home run in the bottom of the inning.


Darium Gutierrez  hit a two run home run as part of a three run seventh for the Phillies, Tampa scored two in the bottom of the inning on a home run by Elis Barreat.


Derek Escobar hit a two run home run as part of a three run 8th inning for the Phillies.


On The Hill :


RH Ezequiel Ventura - 5 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s

RH Sal Alcala - 2 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 0 BB, 1 K

RH Hermes Astudillo - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s


At Bat : 17 H, 3 BB, 9 K’s


Darium Gutierrez - 3 for 5 with a double & HR, 4 RBIs

Derek Escobar - 3 for 5 with a HR and 3 RBIs

Leonardo Rondon - 3 for 5 with 2 RBIs

Juan Villavicencio - 4 for 6 with a double and 3 runs scored batting in leadoff spot

Raylin Heredia - HR

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