• Steve Potter

Thursday, 8/18/22 : Minor League Roundup


International League ( AAA ) - Buffalo 5 ( 61-52 ) Lehigh Valley 4 ( 62-52 )


Buffalo, NY - Sahlen Field


Summary :


Buffalo scored a first inning run on three singles.


Chris Sharpe walked in the second inning and scored on a triple by Will Toffey.  Daniel Robertson grounded out to shortstop but scored Toffey.


The Bisons scored a run in the third on a single, errant pickoff throw by pitcher Christopher Sanchez and a ground out.  They added a run in the 6th on am RBI single by Rafael Lantigua.


Will Toffey hit a two run home run into the right field seats in the seventh inning scoring Chris Sharpe ( singled ) ahead of him.


Chavez Young homered for Buffalo in the seventh inning.   They loaded the bases in the 9th inning on two singles and an intentional walk.  Stevie Berman hit a sac fly to score a run.


On The Hill :


LH Christopher Sanchez - 4 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 4 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 72 pitches - 45 strikes

RH Michael Kelly - 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 14 strikes - 97 mph FB

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 27 pitches - 16 strikes

RH Nick Duron - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 24 pitches - 15 strikes


At Bat : 5 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s


Will Toffey & David Robertson each had two hits.  Toffey tripled and homered with three RBIs.


Eastern League ( AA ) - Portland 3 ( 55-56, 25-17 )  Reading 1 ( 50-61, 21-21 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Johan Rojas walked in the third inning, stole second base ( 50th overall - High A/AA for the season ), went to third on a throwing error and scored on a groundout.


Portland scored twice in the second inning on a double, single, walk and single.   David Hamilton singled in the third inning, stole second & third ( he has 53 for the season ) and scored on a sac fly.


On The Hill :


RH Aidan Anderson - 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 37 pitches - 21 strikes

RH McKinley Moore - 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 31 pitches - 20 strikes

RH Tyler McKay - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 29 pitches - 20 strikes

LH Taylor Lehman - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 23 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Andrew Schultz - 1 perfect IP - 1 K, 2 groundouts - 11 pitches - 9 strikes


At Bat : 5 H, 5 BB, 11 K’s


Jonathan Guzman had three hits


South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Jersey Shore 3 ( 43-68, 18-27 ) Wilmington 2 ( 56-54, 21-24 )


Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark


Summary :


Baron Radcliff singled in the second inning, moved to third incrementally on a single by Jared Carr & when Nicolas Torres reached on a fielders choice.  Radcliff stole home as part of a double steal with Torres swiping second base.


Wilmington tied the score with a run in the 4th on a single, error and single.


Ethan Wilson singled in the 4th inning, went to third on a single by Baron Radcliff and scored on a sac fly by Casey Martin.


Adony Mejia homered in the 5th inning, his first as a Blue Claw.


Wilmington scored a run in the 6th on a single, stolen base and single.


On The Hill :


RH Kyle Glogoski - 5 2/3 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 3 H, 1 BB, 10 K’s - 95 pitches - 62 strikes

LH Erubiel Armenta - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 22 pitches - 15 strikes - 1 inherited runner scored

RH Jason Ruffcorn - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 16 pitches - 11 strikes

RH Jonathan Hughes - 1 perfect IP, 1 K, 1 ground out, 1 line out - 13 pitches - 7 strikes


At Bat : 7 H, 0 BB, 12 K’s


Jared Carr had three hits.  Baron Radcliff had two hits.  Adony Mejia homered.



Jared Carr - file photo - Michael Dill



Florida State League ( Low A ) - Daytona ( 43-64, 14-28 ) Clearwater ( 50-59, 15-29 ) - PPD - Rain

Daytona Beach, FL - Jackie Robinson Ballpark


Florida Complex League : Doubleheader :  Phillies ( 22-29 ) Yankees ( 36-15 )


Game One : Phillies 8 Yankees 6 - 8 innings


Summary : scheduled for seven innings


Jordan Viars & Dakota Kotowski walked in the first inning - they scored on a triple by Felix Reyes.  Reyes scored on a wild pitch.


Daury Arias hit a two run home run for the Yankees in the third inning.


The Yankees scored three runs  in the top of the 7th on two walks, a double, wild pitch and ground out.


Albert Rodriquez & Dakota Kotowski singled in the bottom of the 7th - they both advanced on a wild pitch - Felix Reyes singled to score them both and send the game into extra innings.


The Yankees scored the placed runner in the top of the 8th on two wild pitches.


Jordan Dissin walked to join Randy Vasquez ( placed runner ) on base in the bottom of the 8th - Bryan Rincon hit his first pro home run for the walk off Phillies win !


On The Hill :


RH Jonathan Petit - 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s

LH Mason Ronan 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - mid nineties FB - big break slider

LH Andrew Walling - 2 IP, 3 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 WP, 0 K’s - mid 90’s FB

RH Ty Collins - 1 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 BB, 2 WP, 1 K


At Bat : 6 H, 7 BB, 5 K’s


Felix Reyes had two hits including a triple and posted three RBIs.  Bryan Rincon homered with three RBIs.


Notes :


Yhoswar Garcia was added to the roster on rehab assignment.


Bryan Rincon - file photo - Mark Wylie


Game Two : Yankees 3 Phillies 2


Summary :


The Yankees were the home team in this one - they scored a first inning run on two singles and a ground out.


Ricardo Rosario tripled to score Cole Moore ( walked ) in the bottom of the first inning, he then scored on a wild pitch.


The Yankees scored a run in the 5th inning on a single, walk, stolen base and RBI single by Rafael Flores.


On The Hill :


RH Fernando Lozano - 4 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s

RH Nicoly Pina - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 3 BB, 1 WP, 1 K

RH Malik Binns - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - stranded 3 inherited runners


At Bat : 6 H, 4 BB, 2 K’s


Ty Penner doubled, Ricardo Rosario tripled.


Dominican Summer League :


Phillies Red 2 ( 35-20 ) Giants Black 1  ( 19-36 ) - seven innings


Summary :


The Giants scored a first inning run on an RBI double by Guillermo Williamson.


The Phillies scored a second inning run on a walk, wild pitch and two fielding errors.


Santiago Torres walked in the 5th inning, he moved up on a single by Marco Soto.  Fernando Hernandez singled to score Torres.


On The Hill :


RH Pedro Reyes - 5 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s

RH Fernando Ortega - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K


At Bat :  7 H, 2 BB, 11 K’s


Marco Soto & Fernando Hernandez each had two hits.  Hernandez & Jerffson Pena each doubled.


Brewers2 2 ( 26-27 ) Phillies White ( 35-19 ) 1 - game suspended - weather - bottom of 6th


Will detail the game when play resumes

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