Tuesday , 8/23/22 : Minor League Roundup
Updated: Aug 25, 2022
International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 10 ( 65-53 ) Gwinnett 5 ( 58-60 )
Allentown, PA - Coca-Cola Park
Gwinnett scored three runs in the first inning on a walk, error, double and two singles.
Bryce Harper hit a long home run to right center field in his first AB 🤪😳🔥💪.
Alex Dickerson hit a home run for Gwinnett in the third inning.
Chris Sharpe & Rafael Marchan singled in the 6th inning, Daniel Robertson walked to load the bases. Scott Kingery doubled to score two runs.
The Iron Pigs loaded the bases in the 7th inning - Dalton Guthrie ( HBP ), Bryce Harper ( walk ) and Dustin Peterson ( singled ) - Johan Camargo hit a sac fly to score a run. Rafael Marchan singled to score two runs.
Gwinnett scored a run in the 8th on a walk, fielders choice, balk and sac fly.
Bryce Harper hit his second home run of the game in the 8th scoring Ali Castillo ( walked ) and Dalton Guthrie ( singled ) in front of him. Dustin Peterson went back to back.
On the Hill :
RH Michael Kelly - 1 IP, 3 R - 1 earned, 3 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 27 pitches - 17 strikes
LH Jonathan Hennigan - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 11 pitches - 6 strikes
RH Ofreidy Gomez - 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 28 pitches - 20 strikes
LH Braeden Ogle - 1 perfect IP - 1 K - 11 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Mark Appel - 1 perfect IP, 2 K’s - 9 pitches - 8 strikes
LH Jace Fry - 1 perfect IP, 1 K - 12 pitches - 7 strikes
RH Nick Duron - 1/3 IP, 1 unearned R, 0 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 20 pitches - 10 strikes
LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 BB, 5 K’s 😳 - 21 pitches - 16 strikes - stranded 2 runners - struck out all 5 faced
At the Bat : 11 H, 8 BB, 6 K’s
Bryce Harper homered twice , walked twice and grounded out in four plate appearances - he had four RBIs. Dustin Peterson had two hits including a home run. Rafael Marchan had three hits and two RBIs. Scott Kingery doubled.
Bryce Harper - photo by Cheryl Pursell
Eastern League ( AA ) - Binghamton 8 ( 44-70, 16-29 ) Reading 6 ( 52-63, 23-23 )
Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium
Johan Rojas led off the bottom of the first with a home run.
Carlos De La Cruz and McCarthy Tatum walked in the second inning - De La Cruz advanced to third on a balk and scored on a wild pitch. Tatum scored on a double by Herbert Iser.
Binghamton scored 6 runs on the 5th inning on 6 hits and two walks.
Herbert Iser doubled in the 5th inning and scored on a single by Kevin Vicuna.
Jake Mangum hit a solo home run for Binghamton in the 7th inning. They scored an 8th inning run on a single, ground out and RBI single.
Jhailyn Ortiz walked in the bottom of the 9th - Carlos De La Cruz doubled to score him.
On the Hill :
RH Noah Skirrow - 4 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 66 pitches - 42 strikes
RH Adam Leverett - 2 + IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 44 pitches - 22 strikes - 1 inherited runner scored
RH Aidan Anderson - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 15 strikes
RH Jack Perkins - 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 35 pitches - 21 strikes
At the Bat : 8 H, 5 BB, 11 K’s
Johan Rojas had two hits ( single & homer ). Herbert Iser had two doubles. Carlos De La Cruz had two hits including a double, he walked and scored twice. Wendell Rijo doubled.
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Brooklyn 7 ( 57-58, 27-22 ) Jersey Shore 0 ( 44-71, 19-30 )
Lakewood, NJ - ShoreTown Ballpark
Shervyen Newton hit a two run home run for Brooklyn in the first inning.
Brooklyn scored a sixth inning run on two singles, a ground out and fielding error.
Brooklyn scored four runs in the 9th on a walk, hit batter, two doubles and a single.
On the Hill :
RH Carlo Reyes - 4 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 1 K - 56 pitches - 41 strikes
RH Carlos Francisco - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 18 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Andrew Baker - 2 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 36 pitches - 23 strikes
RH Rodolfo Sanchez - 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s - 39 pitches - 22 strikes
LH JP Woodward - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 0 K’s - 12 pitches - 7 strikes - one inherited runner scored
At the Bat : 3 H, 3 BB, 10 K’s
Marcus Lee Sang had two hits.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater 5 ( 54-60, 19-30 ) Tampa 1 ( 54-59, 27-20 )
Clearwater, FL - BayCare Ballpark
Ryan Leitch homered in the second inning. Conner Canon homered for Tampa in the 3rd inning.
The game went into weather delay with one out in the top of the 6th inning. The game resumed shortly after 9 PM.
Caleb Ricketts hit a two run home run in the bottom of the 6th scoring Hao Yu Lee ( singled ) in front of him. Leandro Pineda went back to back.
In the 8th inning Caleb Ricketts reached third on an error, he scored on a ground out by Ryan Leitch.
On the Hill :
RH Victor Vargas - 5 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s - 49 pitches - 40 strikes
RH Victor Lopez - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 19 pitches - 11 strikes
LH Keylan Killgore - 2 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 BB, 2 K’s
At the Bat : 9 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s
Hao Yu Lee & Leandro Pineda each had two hits. Troy Schreffler doubled. Ryan Leitch, Caleb Ricketts & Leandro Pineda each homered.
Florida Complex League : last game of regular season
Phillies 7 ( 26-29 ) Blue Jays 0 ( 28-27 )
Emaarion Boyd singled in the first inning, went to second on a throwing error and scored on a single by Justin Crawford.
Otto Kemp walked and Dakota Kotowski singled to load the bases. Gustavo Sosa hit a sac fly to score Crawford.
Justin Crawford walked in the third inning, Otto Kemp singled. They each stole a base to move up. Dakota Kotowski singled to score them.
Emaarion Boyd was hit by a pitch in the 4th inning, stole second and then scored on a single by Justin Crawford.
Otto Kemp & Ezra Farmer singled in the 5th, Diego Gonzalez walked to load the bases. Randy Vasquez was hit by a pitch to score a run and Cole Moore walked to score another.
On the Hill :
RH Manuel Urias - 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 7 K’s
RH Nicoly Pina - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K
RH Josh Bortka - 1 perfect IP - three fly outs
LH Andrew Walling - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 K
LH Braeden Fausnaught - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s
RH Wilson Valdez - 1 perfect IP - 1 K, 1 fly out, 1 ground out
At the Bat : 9 H, 7 BB, 9 K’s
Justin Crawford, Dakota Kotowski & Otto Kemp each had two hits. Crawford stole two bases, Emaarion Boyd & Otto Kemp each swiped a bag and scored twice. Kotowski & Crawford each had two RBIs
The FCL Phillies won 8 of their last 9 games to finish the season strong - good upswing going into Fall Instructs Camp which is scheduled to run from 9/13 to 10/17 this year.
FCL Phillies File photo by Mark Wylie
Dominican Summer League : last games of regular season
LAD Mega 6 ( 37-22 ) Phillies Red 5 ( 36-23 ) - seven innings
Jose Meza hit a two run home run for the Dodgers in the second inning. They scored two more after loading the bases on two singles and a walk with a two run RBI from Eduardo Guerrero. The Dodgers added a fifth run in the third inning on a walk, fly out advancement and RBI single.
The Phillies scored twice in the 4th - one on a single ( Fernando Hernandez ) and three walks, the second on a fielding error.
The Dodgers scored a run in the bottom of the fourth on a single, steal, wild pitch and sac fly.
In the top of the 5th Fernando Hernandez & Jose Colmenarez walked, they scored on a double by Jorge Mendez. Jose Leanez singled to score Mendez.
On the Hill :
RH Luis Gomez - 1 1/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 1 K
RH Fernando Ortega - 2 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - two of three inherited runners scored
RH Jesus Querales - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s
At the Bat : 6 H, 9 BB, 8 K’s
Jorge Mendez doubled.
With today’s loss Team Red misses out on the playoffs as they lose tiebreakers to both the Houston Orange and Boston Red teams that finished with identical records - still a very good season for skipper Nerluis Martinez and his team finishing with a .610 winning percentage in his first year as a skipper !
Phillies White 8 ( 40-19 ) Tex Red 1 ( 21-39 )
Andres Hernandez hit a bases loaded single to score a run in the second - two more scored on bases full walks.
The Rangers scored a run in the third on a single, stolen base and RBI single by Hector Osorio.
Jorge Garcia doubled in the bottom of the third - he circled the bases on a two base throwing error. Derek Escobar walked, advanced to second on a throwing error, stole third base and scored on another throwing error.
Andres Hernandez reached on an error in the 4th, advanced on a single by William Bergolla and scored on a single by Leonardo Rondon. Bergolla scored on a ground out by Jorge Garcia.
On the Hill :
RH Juan Melendez - 3 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s
RH Ezequiel Ventura - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s
RH Maikel Rosales - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s
RH Javier Fuenmayor - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K
RH Saul Alcala - 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K
At the Bat : 7 H, 9 BB, 6 K’s
Jorge Garcia doubled
Team White wins the San Pedro Division with an identical record to Tex Blue but with the advantage in head to head competition. They will begin the playoffs on Thursday.