All four affiliates lost Wednesday night.
Lehigh Valley lost 3-2 to Scranton. Adam Morgan pitched 7.0 innings allowing 3 runs on 7 hits. Maikel Franco went 1 for 4 and was left standing at the plate when Brian Bogusevic was thrown at trying to steal second to end the game.
Reading was shut out 2-0 by Akron. Ben Lively held the RubberDucks to 3 hits over 6.0 innngs. Ethan Stewart took the loss. Reading was held to one hit. They did manage to get the tying run to second base in the ninth when Brian Pointer walked and pinch hitter Brock Stassi doubled with one out, but were unable to push them across. Roman Quinn was ejected at the beginning of the fourth inning. He had been ruled out to end the third on batter interference on a bunt ground out to the pitcher.
Clearwater lost 9-4 to Tampa, Victor Arano got the start and shut out the Yankees for the first four innings. They got to him for 3 runs in the bottom of the fifth. The Yankees stretched their advantage against the bull pen. The Threshers had opened with a couple runs in the first, but didn’t score again until the game was out of hand. Willians Astudillo and Angelo Mora had 2 hit games. Twelve Threshers struck out.
Lakewood was shut out 6-0 by Greensboro. The ‘Claws faced the Miami Marlins’ 2014 first round pick (#2 overall) Tyler Kolek. He held them to 2 hits over 5.0 innings and struck out six. Carlos Tocci had one of the three BlueClaws’ singles in the game.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.