Tuesday, 8/16/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Buffalo 5 ( 60-51 ) Lehigh Valley 2 ( 61-51 )
Buffalo, NY - Sahlen Field
Buffalo scored twice in the bottom of the first inning - a walk, single, wild pitch and sac fly scored the first one. A double by Vinny Capra scored the second.
Dalton Guthrie hit a two run home run scoring Karl Ellison ( walked ) in the sixth inning.
Buffalo plated three in the 8th inning on two singles, a double by Zack Collins and a triple by Nathan Lukes
On The Hill :
RH Ofreidy Gomez - 1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 15 strikes
LH Zach Warren - 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 23 pitches - 13 strikes
RH James Marvel - 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 38 pitches - 23 strikes - stranded 2 inherited runners - retired all 9 batters faced
RH Michael Kelly - 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 0 K’s - 14 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Mark Appel - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 1 HB, 1 K - 22 pitches - 11 strikes
LH Jace Fry - 1 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 15 strikes
At Bat : 5 H, 2 BB, 7 K’s
Dalton Guthrie had two hits including a home run.
Bryce Harper likely will begin his rehab assignment next week with the Iron Pigs
Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 8 ( 49-60, 20-20 ) Portland 2 ( 54-55, 24-16 )
Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium
David Hamilton doubled in the first inning for Portland, went to second on a ground out and scored on a sacrifice fly.
Johan Rojas walked in the bottom of the first, stole second - went to third on a single by Kevin Vicuna and scored on a single by Aldrem Corredor.
Johan Rojas singled in the third inning, stole second base and scored on a single by Kevin Vicuna.
Portland scored a run in the 6th on a walk, two singles & a wild pitch.
Wendell Rijo & Aldrem Corredor singled in the 8th inning, Jhailyn Ortiz singled to score a run. Herbert Iser singled to score a run, Madison Stokes grounded out to score another. McCarthy Tatum ( was hit by a pitch ) scored on a balk. Jonathan Guzman singled to score Iser. Johan Rojas singled to score Guzman after he had advanced to second on a wild pitch.
On The Hill :
RH Noah Skirrow - 6 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 1 WP, 4 K’s - 90 pitches - 56 strikes
RH Trevor Bettencourt - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 17 pitches - 13 strikes
LH Brian Marconi - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 13 pitches - 11 strikes
At Bat : 12 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s
Aldrem Corredor had three hits including a double. Johan Rojas had three hits and two stolen bases. Kevin Vicuna had two hits.
Johan Rojas - file photo - taken by George Youngs Jr
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Jersey Shore 2 ( 42-67, 17-26 ) Wilmington 1 ( 55-53, 20-23 )
Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark
The Blue Claws loaded the bases in the first inning on walks. Marcus Lee Sang scored on a ground out by Rixon Wingrove.
Wilmington scored in the second inning - Ricardo Mendez doubled and scored on a single by Viandel Pena.
Luis Garcia walked, Ethan Wilson & Baron Radcliff singled to load the bases in the third inning - Garcia scored on a fielder’s choice ground ball by Jared Carr.
On The Hill :
RH Carlo Reyes - 3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 4 K’s - 54 pitches - 34 strikes
RH Carlos Francisco - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 25 pitches - 15 strikes
LH Erubiel Armenta - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 14 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Brett Schulze - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 11 pitches - 8 strikes
RH Cristian Hernandez - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 3 K’s - 31 pitches - 18 strikes - 1st save
At Bat : 3 H, 5 BB, 13 K’s
Luis Garcia singled and walked twice - he stole a base and scored a run.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 7 ( 50-58, 15-28 ) Daytona 6 ( 42-64, 13-28 ) - ten innings
Daytona Beach, FL - Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Chad Castillo led off the second inning with a home run.
Daytona scored twice in the third inning on two singles, a double and a sac fly.
Caleb Ricketts hit a solo home run in the 4th inning.
The Tortugas scored a run in the 5th on a double and single.
Clearwater scored three runs in the 6th inning - Caleb Ricketts walked, Cade Fergus singled and Troy Schreffler walked to load the bases. Erick Brito doubled to score them all.
Jack Rogers doubled in a run for Daytona in the bottom of the sixth.
Daytona scored a run in the 8th on two singles and a ground out.
The game went into extra innings tied at five each.
Placed runner Cade Fergus advanced to third base on a wild pitch in the top of the 10th. Matt Alifano walked, Troy Schreffler singled to score Fergus. Erick Brito bunted down the third base line and beat the throw to first for a single that loaded the bases. With two outs Hao Yu Lee walked to score a run.
Daytona scored their placed runner in the bottom of the 10th with a ground out and fielding error on shortstop Erick Brito. Logan Tanner doubled off the right field wall on which Daytona’s runner tried to score but a strong throw by right fielder Leandro Pineda to shortstop Erick Brito who in turn threw home to nail the runner ! The next batter popped out to end the game.
On The Hill :
RH Victor Vargas - 5 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 61 pitches - 40 strikes
RH Cam Wynne - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 16 pitches - 11 strikes
LH Keylan Kilgore - 1 perfect IP - 1 ground out, 2 fly outs - 13 pitches - 8 strikes
RH Daniel Harper - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 17 pitches - 13 strikes
LH Tristan Garnett - 2 IP, 1 unearned R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 30 pitches - 19 strikes
At Bat : 6 H, 11 BB, 16 K’s
Erick Brito had two hits including a double and had three RBIs. Chad Castillo homered and walked twice. Caleb Ricketts homered, walked twice and scored two runs. Matt Alifano walked three times. Troy Schreffler singled, walked twice and scored two runs.
RHP’s Victor Vargas & Jack Dallas were assigned to the roster, Vargas is on rehab assignment.
Florida Complex League :
Phillies 5 ( 21-28 ) Blue Jays 3 ( 26-24 )
@ Bobby Mattick Complex, Dunedin, FL
Gustavo Soto ( walked ) scored in the second inning on a bases loaded walk to Jehisbert Sevilla.
The Blue Jays scored in the bottom of the second - Endi Garcia doubled, went to third on a ground out and scored on a sacrifice fly by JC Masson. They added another run in the fourth inning.
Dakota Kotowski walked in the 6th, stole second and scored on a single by Jordan Viars. The Blue Jays scored in the bottom of the 6th on a walk, wild pitch, ground out advancement and balk.
Dakota Kotowski was hit by a pitch to begin the 8th inning, he moved to second when Jordan Dissin walked. Cole Moore singled to score him.
Jehisbert Sevilla & Ricardo Rosario singled in the top of the ninth - Bryan Rincon advanced them with a sacrifice bunt. Dakota Kotowski singled to score Sevilla. Jordan Viars singled to score Rosario.
Good job by converted pitcher Wilson Valdez to close out the win - he’s come a long way from first taking the mound this spring.
On The Hill :
RH Manuel Urias - 5 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s
LH Christopher Soriano - 1 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 WP, 1 K
LH Samuel Aldegheri - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s
RH Wilson Valdez - 2 IP, 0 R , 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s
At Bat : 9 H, 6 BB, 9 K’s
Jordan Viars & Dakota Kotowski each had two hits. Viars had two RBIs and Kotowski scored twice and had an RBI. Jehisbert Sevilla & Rickardo Perez each doubled.
Wilson Valdez - file photo taken by Mark Wylie
Dominican Summer League :
Phillies Red 8 ( 34-20 ) Tex Red 2 ( 19-34 )
The Phillies scored twice in the second inning - Jorge Mendez doubled to score Aroon Escobar ( walked ) and went to third base on the throw to the plate. Jose Colmenarez walked, he and Mendez executed a double steal with Mendez scoring.
Francisco Laya hit a two run home run for the Rangers in the 4th inning.
The Phillies exploded for six runs in the 5th inning - they loaded the bases on a walk, hit batter and single ( Santiago Torres ). Marco Soto walked to force in a run. A wild pitch scored another, Fernando Hernandez tripled to score two. Aroon Escobar was hit by a pitch - Jorge Mendez singled to score Hernandez. Escobar later scored on a ground out.
On The Hill :
RH Luis Gomez - 5 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s
RH Carlos Milan - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s
LH Ronny Ramirez - 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s
At Bat : 6 H, 6 BB, 11 K’s
Jorge Mendez had two hits including a double and two RBIs. Jose Colmenarez doubled and Fernando Hernandez tripled.
Phillies White 3 ( 34-19 ) Tigers1 1 ( 19-35 )
The Tigers scored a first inning run on a walk, stolen base and RBI double ( Antonio Dominguez ).
Wiliam Bergolla reached on a walk in the bottom of the first - went to third on a fielding error and scored on a throwing error.
Dervin Andrade hit a two run double in the third inning.
On The Hill :
RH Maxwell Hernandez - 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s
RH Wilmer Blanco - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB
RH Diego Linares - 3 perfect IP, 2 K’s, 5 fly outs , 2 ground outs
At Bat : 11 H, 3 BB, 3 K’s
Wiliam Bergolla had three hits including a double. Andres Hernandez had two hits. Dervin Andrade doubled.