Lehigh Valley (18-26) beat the Charlotte Knights, 9-5. The IronPigs came from behind with an 8-run fifth inning – the big blow, Brian Bogusevic’s grand slam. Cody Asche had a hit, Dom Brown didn’t. Jordan Danks went 3-4 with a douoble. Phillippe Aumont got the win but had a shaky start. He allowed 3 runs (2 earned) on 2 hits in 5.0 innings. However, he threw 98 pitches, 48 balls, and walked eight. Adam Morgan (0-4, 4.81) pitches tomorrow.
Reading (22-19) split their double header with the Portland Sea Dogs, 3-2, 1-2. In game one, Tom Windle picked up his first win of the season when he held the Sea Dogs to 2 unearned runs on 2 hits and 2 walks in 5.0 innings. Tyler Knigge struck out 3 in 2.0 innings of relief and got his first save. Gabriel Lino went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Hoby Milner took the loss in game two when he loaded the bases in the seventh and closer Stephen Shackleford forced in the winning run when he hit the first batter he faced. Ben Lively (3-1, 3.50) pitches tomorrow.
Clearwater (21-22) beat the Palm Beach Cardinals, 3-1. Brandon Leibrandt made 2 first innings runs stand up as he allowed only one run on 6 hits over 6 innings. He walked none and struck out five. Edubray Ramos, Cody Forsythe, and Ulises Joaquin shut out the Cardinals over the last 3 innings on one walk. Dylan Cozens went 2-4. Angelo Mora had a run-scoring double. Crawford went 1-2 with a walk. Colin Kleven (3-2, 4.11) pitches tomorrow.
Lakewood (20-21) beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 4-2. Edgar Garcia held the visitors to 2 runs on 5 hits in his 5.0 innings. Jason Zgardowski got the win in relief. Carlos Tocci went 1-3. Grenny Cumana went 3-4. Damek Tomscha, Deivi Grullon, Derek Campbell, and Herlis Rodriguez had 2 hits each. The losing SP for Greensboro was Ben Holmes (0-3, 4.28). Ricardo Pinto (3-1, 3.07) pitches tomorrow.
Williamsport (0-0) starts their season on the road against the State College Spikes on June 19th, home opener on June 20th.
GCL Phillies starts their season across the bay against the GCL Yankees1 on June 22nd, second game at the Carpenter Complex on June 23rd.
DSL Phillies begin their season on Saturday, May 30th.
VSL Phillies (3-3) beat the VSL Cubs, 3-2. Neither team produced an XBH. Enger Jimenez went 3-4. The Phillies’ pitchers scattered 5 hits over 9 innings but walked 7 batters. Former OF, Freddy Zorilla walked 3 in 0.1 inning but managed to keep his 0.00 ERA spotless. Victor Sobil came in to strand those 3 runners and picked up the win.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- No transactions.
- With increased production over his last 30 games, Ryan Howard has joined Jonathan Papelbon, Ben Revere, Aaron Harang, and Cole Hamels as the Phillies most discussed in trade talks of late.