Lehigh Valley (21-39) lost to the Durham Bulls 7-4. Dom Brown went 2-4 with a double. Brian Bogusevic went 2-4 with a double and a solo HR. Phillippe Aumont gave up 6 R, 3 ER in 5.2 IP on 7 H and 3 BB. He struck out seven. Gabriel Lino went 1-4. Anthony Vasquez (3-1, 1.64) pitches tomorrow. Then Jason Berken (3-3, 4.07), Adam Morgan (0-6, 5.07), and TBD.
Reading (31-26) lost to the Altoona Curve 6-2. Ben Lively gave up 3 R, 2 ER in 5.0 IP on 8 H and 2 BB. Murray and Loewen conceded 3 more runs, Ridenhour pitched a shutout ninth. Brock Stassi went 2-4 with a solo HR (7) and 2 RBI (45). Quinn and Crawford each went 1-4. Quinn stole his 28th base but was caught for the 10th time. Jesse Biddle (4-1, 4.24) pitches tomorrow. Then Zach Eflin (4-4, 3.38), Tom Windle (2-3, 4.85), and Ben Lively (4-3, 3.79).
Clearwater (28-30) rallied to tie in the bottom of the ninth but eventually lost 5-2 to the Bradenton Marauders. Mark Leiter allowed only a single run on a fourth inning home run. He pitched 7.0 innings and allowed 5 H, 3 BB, while striking out five. He threw 97 pitches, 62 strikes. The Threshers scored one of those Utley-like runs when Aaron Brown scored from second with two outs on a soft ground single down the first base line. After the late flip to the bag, he beat the throw home and Walding picked up an RBI. The Threshers tied the game in the ninth. After a leadoff single by Dylan Cozens and sacrifice by Harold Martinez, Chace Numata picked up the game-tying RBI on a single. They loaded the bases but the rally fizzled and was their last real scoring chance. Cody Forsythe had relieved Leiter and allowed a go-ahead solo HR. Ulises Joaquin came on and threw 2.0 shutout innings. Miguel Nunez pitched a couple shutout innings before things came apart in the thirteenth. Colin Kleven (4-3, 3.40) pitches tomorrow. Then Yacksel Rios (1-2, 3.08) Victor Arano (0-7, 6.20), and TBD the rest of the week.
Lakewood (28-27) held on to win 3-2 over the Lexington Legends. Josh Taylor threw 7.0 shutout innings. He gave up 4 hits and struck out six. Alexis Rivero picked up his 6th save in spite of giving up 2 solo HRs. Carlos Tocci went 2-4. Rhys Hoskins hit a 2-run HR. Herlis Rodriguez hit a solo HR. No game scheduled. Tyler Viza (4-1, 3.23) pitches tomorrow. Then Ranfi Casimiro (2-4, 3.17), Chris Oliver (3-4, 2.82), and Edubray Garcia (3-5, 3.58).
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 (5-4) defeated the DSL Astros Blue 9-7. Luis Beaufond (.500) went 2-4 with an RBI.
VSL Phillies (7-12) lost to the VSL Rays 5-0. Enger Jimenez (.460) went 2-4 with a double.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- Per several outlets, the Phillies have signed RHP Juan Gutierrez to a minor league contract.
- RHP Alexis Rivero assigned to SAL North Division All-Stars.
- 1B Rhys Hoskins assigned to SAL North Division All-Stars.
- CF Carlos Tocci assigned to SAL North Division All-Stars.
- SS Malquin Canelo assigned to SAL North Division All-Stars.
- LHP Joey DeNato assigned to SAL North Division All-Stars.