Tuesday, 9/13/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Rochester 5 ( 60-76 ) Lehigh Valley 3 ( 72-63 )
Rochester, NY - Frontier Field
Taylor Gushue homered for Rochester in the 3rd inning. After two singles and a walk Jake Alu hit a grand slam to make it 5 zip.
Dustin Peterson tripled in the 4th inning and scored on a double by Rafael Marchan.
Darick Hall hit a two run home run ( 25th ) in the 8th inning scoring Ali Castillo ( singled ) in front of him. The ball appeared to go over the right center field scoreboard - a loooong one 😳.
On the Hill :
RH Noah Skirrow - 5 IP, 5 R, 6 H, 2 BB, 6 K’s - 86 pitches - 55 strikes
LH Jonathan Hennigan - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s - 17 pitches - 12 strikes
LH Erik Miller - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 24 pitches - 12 strikes
RH Chris Devenski - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 15 pitches - 7 strikes - changeup was very good tonight
At the Bat : 8 H, 2 BB, 10 K’s
Ali Castillo & Dustin Peterson each had two hits. Rafael Marchan & Josh Ockimey doubled, Dustin Peterson tripled.
Darick Hall hit a two run HR ( 25th - AAA - 34th overall ) and posted two RBIs ( 82 - AAA, 98 overall ).
Darick Hall HR tonight
Eastern League ( AA ) - Altoona 9 ( 68-64, 35-28 ) Reading 4 ( 59-74, 30-34 )
Altoona, PA - Peoples Natural Gas Field
Endy Rodriquez doubled to score Nick Gonzales ( walked ) for Altoona in the bottom of the first inning.
Wendell Rijo was hit by a pitch in the third inning, stole second and then scored on a single by Aldrem Corredor.
Connor Scott doubled to score Henry Davis ( singled ) in the 4th inning for Altoona.
Aldrem Corredor singled in the 6th inning and advanced to third base on a double by Ethan Wilson. Kevin Vicuna hit a sac fly to score Corredor and send Wilson to third base, Wilson later scored on a wild pitch.
Henry Davis hit a two run home run for Altoona in the bottom of the 6th inning.
Jonathan Guzman singled in the 7th inning and went to third on a double by Wendell Rijo. Carlos De La Cruz hit a sac fly to score Guzman.
Altoona scored a run in the bottom of the 7th on a single, ground out advance of the runner and RBI single by Liover Peguero. Endy Rodriquez doubled to score another. A walk & hit batter loaded the bases, Connor Scott singled to score two runs, a third crossed the plate on a throwing error by catcher Herbert Iser.
On the Hill :
LH Ethan Lindow - 6 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s - 78 pitches - 50 strikes
RH Tyler McKay - 1 IP, 5 R - 4 earned, 4 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 29 pitches - 18 strikes
RH Andrew Schultz - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 22 pitches - 11 strikes
At the Bat : 9 H, 1 BB, 9 K’s
Aldrem Corredor, Ethan Wilson & Jonathan Guzman each had two hits. Carlos De La Cruz, Jonathan Guzman, Wendell Rijo & Ethan Wilson each doubled.
Altoona’s starting pitcher tonight was Matt Eckelman - a twenty eight year old who threw a knuckleball - according to the broadcasters he used it about 60 % of the time - was generally in the mid 70’s. He pitched five innings.
Manager Shawn Williams & Ethan Wilson - file photo - George Youngs Jr