• Steve Potter

Tuesday, June 28th : Minor League Roundup

International League ( AAA ) - Syracuse 5 ( 29-43 ) Lehigh Valley 4 ( 40-33 )


Syracuse, NY - NBT Bank Stadium


Summary :


Syracuse scored a run in the second inning on an RBI single from Patrick Mazeika.


Daniel Robertson reached on an error, Donny Sands & Dustin Peterson singled to load the bases in the third inning. Rafael Marchan singled to score a run.


Patrick Mazeika homered for the Mets in the 4th inning.


Will Toffey doubled in the 6th inning and scored on a single by Daniel Robertson.


Donny Sands singled in the seventh, went to second on a walk to Dustin Peterson & scored on a single by Jorge Bonifacio.

Nick Meyer singled to score two runs ( both reached on walks ) for Syracuse in the 7th inning.


Darick Hall hit his 20th home run of the season in the top of the 9th inning to tie the game at four each.


Syracuse scored in the bottom of the ninth on a two out single by Nick Meyer to center field scoring Deven Marrero ( singled & advanced on an error by Daniel Robertson ) to win the game.


On The Hill :


LH Christopher Sanchez - 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s - 58 pitches - 36 strikes

RH Joe Gatto -1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 31 pitches - 18 strikes

LH Jakob Hernandez - 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 31 pitches - 20 strikes

RH Ofreidy Gomez - 2/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 0 K’s - 21 pitches - 9 strikes

LH Jace Fry - 1 1/3 IP - retired all 4 batters faced - 3 K’s - 15 pitches - 12 strikes

RH Nick Duron - 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 BB, 1 K - 12 pitches - 11 strikes


At Bat : 15 H, 2 BB, 9 K’s


Donny Sands was 4 for 5 with four singles. Dustin Peterson had three hits. Will Toffey & Jorge Bonifacio had two hits each, Toffey doubled. Darick Hall hit his 20th home run of the season.

Eastern League ( AA ) - Reading 3 ( 30-40, 1-0 ) Somerset 2 ( 44-26, 0-1 )


Reading, PA - First Energy Stadium


Summary :


Anthony Volpe doubled to score Michael Beltre ( singled ) in the third inning for Somerset.


Ali Castillo doubled in the 4th inning and scored on a bunt single ( Wendell Rijo ) /throwing error by the Somerset pitcher. Rijo went to third on the play, Jonathan Guzman singled to score Rijo. Vito Friscia doubled to score Guzman.


Somerset loaded the bases on walks in the 8th inning and a run scored on a walk. With one out Braden Zarbnisky came into the frame and got a double play to end it with no further damage.


On The Hill :


RH Noah Skirrow - 7 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 82 pitches - 54 strikes

RH Francisco Morales - 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 4 BB, 1 K - 26 pitches - 9 strikes

RH Braden Zarbnisky - 2/3 IP 2 pitches -1 strike - got only batter faced - DP - stranded 3 inherited runners

LH Brian Marconi - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 12 pitches - 8 strikes - 10th save


At Bat : 8 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s


Vito Friscia & Wendell Rijo each had two hits. Friscia doubled as did Josh Ockimey & Ali Castillo.


Notes :


OF Simon Muzziotti was activated from injury rehab. LHP Jo Jo Romero was assigned to the roster on injury rehab.

Noah Skirrow - file photo - George Youngs Jr

South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Wilmington 4 ( 37-32, 2-2 ) Jersey Shore ( 25-45, 0-4 )


Wilmington, DE - Frawley Stadium


Summary :


Casey Martin homered in the second inning.


Drew Mendoza hit a two run home run for Wilmington in the bottom of the second.


Casey Martin doubled in the 4th inning to score DJ Stewart ( walked ).


Drew Mendoza doubled in the bottom of the fourth and scored on a single by Ricardo Mendez.


Drew Mendoza hit an RBI triple in the 6th inning.


On The Hill :


RH Matt Russell - 5 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 2 BB, 4 K’s - 85 pitches - 54 strikes

RH Albertus Barber - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 9 strikes

RH Cristian Hernandez - 1 perfect IP - 3 fly outs - 20 pitches - 15 strikes

RH Andrew Schultz - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 13 pitches - 10 strikes.


At Bat : 5 H, 4 BB, 6 K’s


Casey Martin had two hits, a double & home run.


Notes :


C Freddy Francisco was transferred to the roster from Lehigh Valley.


Florida State League ( Low A ) - Lakeland 5 ( 34-35, 2-1 ) Clearwater 4 ( 36-33, 1-3 ) - five innings - called


Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark


Summary :


Mike Rothenberg doubled to score Justice Bigbie ( singled ) for Lakeland in the second inning.


Lakeland scored another run in the fourth on a single, walk and double play groundout.


Izaac Pacheco tripled to score two runs in a three run fifth inning for Lakeland.


Erick Brito homered in the bottom of the 5th - the first in his pro career. Andrik Nava then hit a three run home run scoring Wilfredo Flores ( singled ) and Leandro Pineda ( walked ).


The game went into a rain delay in the top of the 6th inning as a wide area storm rolled in. It ended up being called.


On The Hill :


LH Rafael Marcano - 4 IP, 2 R - 1 earned, 6 H, 1 BB, 6 K’s - 63 pitches - 43 strikes

RH Victor Lopez - 1 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 27 pitches - 17 strikes


At Bat : 7 H, 3 BB, 2 K’s

Wilfredo Flores had two hits, Erick Brito & Andrik Nava homered.


Notes :


RHP Sam Jacobsak was activated from injury rehab.


Florida Complex League


Phillies 8 ( 7-10 ) Tigers 5 ( 5-12 )


Summary :

Randy Vasquez doubled in the second inning and scored on a single by Lou Helmig.


The Tigers scored five in the 4th inning on six singles and an error. They added two more in the fifth on two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly.


The Phillies scored three in the 8th - the key blow a double by Jackie Pertuz. The Tigers answered with a run in the bottom of the eighth.


On The Hill :


RH Oswald Medina - 3 1/3 IP, 4 R - 3 earned, 8 H, 1 BB, 1 K

RH Malik Binns - 1 2/3 IP, 3 R - 2 earned, 6 H, 3 BB, 1 K

RH Nicoly Pina - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s 🔥

LH Christopher Soriano - 2 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s


At Bat : 5 H, 8 BB, 5 K’s


Randy Vasquez hit two doubles, Jackie Pertuz doubled. Lou Helmig had two RBIs.


Notes :


Nicoly Pina was added to the roster on rehab assignment prior to the game.


Dominican Summer League :


Phillies Red 7 ( 11-6 ) Reds 1 ( 8-10 ) - seven inning game

Summary :


Marco Soto doubled in the first inning and scored on a single by Jerffson Pena.


The Reds scored a run in the top of the second inning on two walks and two hit batters.


Fernando Hernandez doubled in the bottom of the second inning and scored on a single by Jorge Mendez.


Santiago Torres singled in the fourth inning, went to second on a hit batter and scored on a single by Jose Leanez. Two more runs scored on a fielding error.


Fernando Hernandez delivered an RBI single in the fifth inning. Luis Pelegrín hit a home run in the sixth.


On The Hill :


RH Adilson Peralta - 2 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 2 BB, 3 K’s

RH Enrique Segura ( 17 yrs old ) - 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 5 K’s

RH Jesus Querales - 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K


At Bat : 11 H, 0 BB, 7 K’s


Fernando Hernandez - 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 RBI - double

Marco Soto - 2 for 4, RBI, double

Neify Rosario - 2 for 2, 1 R

Luis Pelegrín - PH Home Run


Brewers2 5 ( 9-9 ) Phillies White 3 ( 10-8 )


Summary :


The Brewers scored a run in the second inning on a fielding error and passed ball. They scored another run in the sixth inning on two errors and a wild pitch. A RBI double by Mendy Ferreira and an RBI single by Jose Gonzalez scored two more runs in the seventh inning.


The Phillies scored three in the 8th - Juan Villavicencio doubled to score Leandro Rondon ( doubled ). Nolan Beltran & Jorge Garcia were hit by pitches. Manolfi Jimenez singled to score two runs.


The Brewers scored a run in the bottom of the 8th on a single, walk and single.


On The Hill :


RH Maxwell Hernandez - 5 IP, 1 unearned R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K

RH Diego Linares - 1 2/3 IP, 3 R - 2 earned, 4 H, 0 BB, 3 K’s

RH Hermes Astudillo - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K


At Bat : 8 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s


Nolan Beltran, Leandro Rondon & Juan Villavicencio each doubled.


Happy Day, Happy Baseball ⚾️


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