Wednesday , 5/18/22 : Minor League Roundup
International League ( AAA ) - Lehigh Valley 3 ( 21-17 ) Rochester 1 ( 24-14 )
Rochester, NY - Frontier Field
Darick Hall hit a three run home run in the third inning scoring John Andreoli ( singled ) and Austin Wynns ( walked ) in front of him.
Rochester scored in the 7th inning - Lucius Fox tripled and scored on a single by Andrew Stevenson. They had runners on the corners with one out but Jonathan Hennigan got Luis Garcia to roll into a 4-6-3 double play to end the inning.
On The Hill :
LH Christopher Sanchez - 4 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 4 K’s - 55 pitches - 39 strikes - excellent outing
RH Francisco Morales - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 39 pitches - 16 strikes
LH Jonathan Hennigan - 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 17 pitches - 11 strikes
RH Nick Duron - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 0 K’s - 16 pitches - 9 strikes
RH Mark Appel - 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 21 pitches - 10 strikes
At Bat : 7 H, 7 BB, 7 K’s
Nick Maton had two hits. Darick Hall homered ( estimated at 423 feet ). On base machine Austin Wynns had a double and two walks. Matt Vierling & Nick Maton doubled.
Second baseman Scott Kingery made an over the shoulder catch on a pop up into no man’s land in short left field ( was in a shift ) in the sixth inning.
Eastern League ( AA ) - Somerset 7 ( 23-11 ) Reading 6 (16-19 ) - 11:05 AM game
Somerset, NJ - TD Bank Ballpark
Reading scored four runs in the first inning. Ali Castillo singled, after a groundout on which he advanced Castillo scored on a single by Aldrem Corredor. Logan O’Hoppe singled and Vito Friscia walked to load the bases. Jack Conley doubled to score three runs.
Josh Ockimey doubled and scored on a single by Vito Friscia in the third inning.
Somerset scored three in the bottom of the third inning - Josh Breaux hit a two run home run.
Logan O’Hoppe homered in the fifth inning. Somerset scored twice in the fifth on a single, double and single.
Max Burt hit a solo home run for Somerset in the 6th inning. They loaded the bases in the 8th on a single, walk and hit batter and scored on a groundout.
On The Hill :
RH Bubby Rossman - 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 31 pitches - 20 strikes
RH Jack Perkins - 3 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 1 BB, 2 K’s - 66 pitches - 45 strikes
RH Matt Seelinger - 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 BB, 2 K’s - 35 pitches - 18 strikes
RH Ofreidy Gomez - 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 HB, 1 K - 18 pitches - 11 strikes
At Bat : 7 H, 2 BB, 9 K’s
Logan O’Hoppe had two hits including a home run. Jack Conley & Josh Ockimey each doubled. Conley had three RBIs.
Vito Friscia extended his on base streak to 14 games.
South Atlantic League ( High A ) - Wilmington 6 ( 18-14 ) Jersey Shore 2 ( 11-22 )
Wilmington, DE - Frawley Stadium
McCarthy Tatum singled in the second inning, went to second on a walk to Baron Radcliff and scored on a single by Karl Ellison.
Drew Mendoza hit a two run home run for Wilmington in the bottom of the second inning. They added two more in the third on a walk, single and two run double by Yasel Antuna
Baron Radcliff doubled in the 4th inning and scored on a single by Karl Ellison.
Wilmington loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the fourth against Griff McGarry - Ethan Lindow came in and struck out the next two hitters but Ricardo Mendez then singled to plate two.
On The Hill :
RH Griff McGarry - 3 + IP, 6 R, 4 H, 4 BB, 5 K’s - 72 pitches - 37 strikes
LH Ethan Lindow - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 4 K’s - 30 pitches - 21 strikes
RH Andrew Baker - 1 perfect IP - 2 K’s - 14 pitches - 10 strikes
RH Aidan Anderson - 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 BB, 1 HB, 0 K’s - 22 pitches - 14 strikes
At Bat : 5 H, 4 BB, 11 K’s
Karl Ellison had two hits. Baron Radcliff & Jared Carr doubled. Radcliff walked twice.
Florida State League ( Low A ) - Clearwater ( 20-14 ) Fort Myers ( 22-12 ) - doubleheader
Clearwater, FL - BayCare BallPark
Game One : Clearwater 10 Fort Myers 5
Yhoswar Garcia doubled in the first inning, stole third base ( # 23 ) and scored on a single by Hao Yu Lee. The double was a result of Garcia’s speed as the ball was hit just slightly to the right of the left fielder, Yhoswar never broke stride out of the box and beat the throw to second base !
Fort Myers scored in the second on an RBI single by Luis Baez.
Anthony Quirion hit a ball beyond the back fence on the left field concourse for a solo homer in the bottom of the second inning.
Mikey Perez doubled to score Emmanuel Rodriquez ( walked ) in the third inning.
Clearwater plated three in the bottom of the third - Hao Yu Lee walked, Jadiel Sanchez singled to send Lee to third base. Kendall Simmons singled to score Lee. Anthony Quirion was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Micah Yonamine singled to score two runs.
Fort Myers scored in the 5th on an RBI single by Keoni Cavaco.
Clearwater scored five runs in the fifth inning - Kendall Simmons reached on an error, Anthony Quirion was hit by a pitch and Micah Yonamine walked. Erick Brito singled to score Simmons. Yhoswar Garcia doubled to score all two. A wild pitch hit off the home plate umpire - the Fort Myers fielders didn’t react - instead they were concerned with the umpire’s health - while that was going on both Brito and Garcia crossed the plate 😳.
Noah Miller hit a two run home run for Fort Myers in the seventh inning.
On The Hill :
RH Eiberson Castellano - 2 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 BB, 5 K’s - 63 pitches - 42 strikes
RH Fernando Lozano - 2 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 40 pitches - 26 strikes
RH Konnor Ash - 2 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K’s - 29 pitches - 19 strikes
At Bat : 10 H, 3 BB, 4 K’s
Yhoswar Garcia had two doubles, scored twice and stole a base. Micah Yonamine & Erick Brito each had two hits and two RBIs. Anthony Quirion homered. Hao Yu Lee singled and walked twice.
Game Two : Fort Myers 2 Clearwater 0
Fort Myers scored twice in the fourth inning on a home run by Mikey Perez.
Wilfredo Flores hit a double in the bottom of the fifth that bounced over the fence else Jamari Baylor ( walked ) would have scored, he was called back and placed at third due to the ground rule.
On The Hill :
LH Gabriel Cotto - 5 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s - 73 pitches - 47 strikes
RH Tommy McCollum - 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 BB, 1 K - 19 pitches - 10 strikes
At Bat : 2 H, 1 BB, 8 K’s
Wilfredo Flores doubled.