Lehigh Valley (21-35) lost to the Indianapolis Indians, 5-2. Dom Brown and Gabriel Lino both went 1-4 and each had a double. Adam Morgan (0-5, 5.33) pitches tomorrow.
Reading (29-25) lost to the Binghamton Mets 8-7 in walkoff fashion. Jesse Biddle allowed 6 runs (only one earned) in 5.0 innings. The Phils fought back to retake the lead in the sixth inning. J.P. Crawford went 1-4. Cam Perkins went 2-3 with 2 doubles and an RBI. Aaron Altherr went 1-4 with a HR and 2 RBI. Roman Quinn went 0-5 and commited a run-permitting error. Gustavo Pierre went 0-4 with 2 RBI, but commited an error that prevented the end of what became a 4-run inning. Nefi Ogando inherited a 7-6 lead but couldn’t hold the win for Colton Murray. Zach Eflin (4-4, 3.38) pitches tomorrow.
Clearwater (27-28) managed only 5 singles and a walk while losing to the Tampa Yankees, 1-0. Yacksel Rios pitched five, 2-hit innings and took the loss. Dylan Cozens and Mitchell Walding had 2-hit games. Coach Legg trotted out another new line up with Angelo Mora leading off. Aaron Brown batted second. And Andrew Pullin, who had the other hit, batted sixth for the third consecutive game. Victor Arano (0-6, 6.46) pitches tomorrow.
Lakewood (26-26) beat the Hickory Crawdads 4-2. Chris Oliver allowed 1 run on 4 hits and 3 walks in 5.0 innings. However, Scott Harris got the win and Alexis Rivero notched his 5th save. The BlueClaws rallied with 4 runs in the sixth inning, the big blow Rhys Hoskins 3-run double. Hoskins went 2-4 with 2 doubles. Malquin Canelo and Herlis Rodriguez also had 2-hit games. Elniery Garcia (2-5, 3.65) pitches tomorrow.
Williamsport (0-0) starts its season on the road against the State College Spikes on June 19th, home opener on June 20th.
GCL Phillies (0-0) start their season across the bay against the GCL Yankees1 on June 22nd, second game at the Carpenter Complex on June 23rd.
DSL Phillies (3-3) lost 14-6 to DSL Rays. 1B Wilber Torres went 3-5 (.467) with a double and 3 RBI. 2B Luis Beaufond went 2-4 (4.76) with a double, walk, and RBI.
VSL Phillies (6-9) lost to the VSL Tigers 6-3. RF Enger Jimenez went 1-4 (.471) with a double and an RBI. SS Adrian Acosta 2-4 (.393) with a double and RBI. LHP Sergio Velis gave up 2 runs and saw his ERA climb to 0.90. He left after 5.0 innings with a 3-2 lead.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- Philadelphia Phillies optioned LHP Jake Diekman to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
- Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Dustin McGowan from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
- Aaron Brown assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Williamsport Crosscutters.
- Will Morris assigned to Phillies Extended Spring Training from Lakewood BlueClaws.
- Lakewood BlueClaws activated RHP Nick Rodesky from the 7-day disabled list.