Daily Archives: June 21, 2014

Box Score Recap – 6/21/2014

Not a whole lot of note in AAA or AA, so I’ll start with JP Crawford getting his first extra base hit and his first multi-hit game at Hi-A. USA Today’s man in Lakewood Steven Falk reports that Yacksel Rios has taken Drew Anderson’s spot in the rotation while Anderson is out with an elbow injury. Sounds great. Just super. Rios went three innings, allowing five hits and five runs, though only one was earned. Larry Greene walked twice and walked-off in the tenth with a single in his return to Lakewood following a one=game rehab assignment at GCL. Andrew Knapp went deep in that one.

Cord Sandberg kept his season-long hitting streak alive with a 2-3 night, and he added a walk. He’s OPSing .994 in nine games. Damek Tomscha was 3-3, and Jake Sweaney stole two bags for GCL. Jason Marquis started his rehab assignment there today, and Jim reports that after his appearance, he got himself a couple simulated innings to get to 90 pitches. May not be long until he’s pushing for a big league spot, if he’s showing good stuff and getting some guys out when he gets to the higher levels.

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First Place Threshers!!! June 21, 2014

The Threshers beat the Lakeland Flying Tigers 5-4 Saturday night to break a 6-way tie for first.  Although they still remain in a 3-way tie, they are above .500 for the first time this season.

Colin Kleven started and struggled through the first two innings.  He gave up 3 runs in a 31-pitch first inning on 3 hits and a hit batsman.  He escaped a 25-pitch, bases loaded situation in the second inning where he allowed 1 hit, a walk, and hit two more batters.  A 6-4-3 double play early in the inning kept the Tigers off the board.  Kleven took control and retired 9 of the next 10 batters.  The only Tiger to reach base did so on an error by JP Crawford.  Kleven left the game after five innings trailing 3-2. Continue reading First Place Threshers!!! June 21, 2014

GCL Phillies; June 21, 2014

The GCL Phillies posted a 6-1 victory over the Dunedin Blue Jays at the Carpenter Complex today.  Jason Marquis, on rehab since signing a minor league contact on June 4th, started and threw 5 shutout innings.  He overpowered the young Jays allowing 5 singles, and 1 base on balls while striking out seven.  He threw around 60 pitches before being lifted to allow some of the GCL relievers to get some work.  Marquis threw two simulated innings on an adjacent field against some bench players to get his pitch count up to ninety. Continue reading GCL Phillies; June 21, 2014