Lehigh Valley (39-51) lost to the Pawtucket Red Sox 7-2. Jason Berken gave up 3 runs on 10 hits in 6 innings and left trailing by one run. Seth Rosin pitched the Pigs in a deeper hole and the offense could not make up the deficit. Aaron Altherr (.324) went 2-4 with an RBI and stolen base. Russ Canzler and Ethan Chapman each had 2 hits. Gabriel Lino (.274) went 1-4.
Reading (47-42) split a DH with the Akron RubberDucks. Ben Lively lost a 1-0 game when the Phils were no-hit in the 7 inning game. Lively struck out five in 5.1 innings. Edubray Ramos made his debut with 2 runners on base and retired the 2 batters he faced. A cam Perkins two-out walk in the first inning represented the Phils’ only base runner.
The Phils won the second game in 8 innings 4-3. The teams combined for 5 runs in the extra inning. Ethan Martin allowed 1 run on 4 hits in 4.0 innings. Tom Windle struck out 3 in 2 perfect innings. Ryan O’Sullivan got the win with one shutout inning. Stephen Shackleford got his 19th save. Andrew Knapp (.319) went 2-4 with a double and an RBI.
Clearwater (49-38) lost to the Fort Myers Miracle 6-1. Victor Arano allowed runs in 4 of his 5 innings. Cody Forsythe pitched one shutout inning. Jairo Munoz made his debut and allowed an unearned run in 2 innings. Chace Numata (.295) went 2-4 with a double and RBI. Malquin Canelo and Aaron Brown went 2-4. Canelo stole a base. Carlos Tocci had an outfield assist. Nine of the Threshers 10 hits were singles.
Lakewood (42-43) beat the Hickory Crawdads 4-3 in 10 innings. The Crawdads got most of their offense off Shane Watson in his 4 innings. Joey DeNato, Alexis Rivero, and Matt Hockenberry held the Dads to 2 hits and 2 walks over the final 6 innings. DeNato picked off one of the runners. Hock got the win.
Deivi Grullon went 3-4 with a double, HR (3), and RBI. Scott Kingery went 1-3 with a double. Kyle Martin (.333) went 1-4 with an RBI. Cord Sandberg went 1-4. Herlis Rodriguez (.306) went 1-4 with a SF and 2 RBI including the game-tying RBI in the 8th and walkoff.
Williamsport (16-5) beat the Connecticutt Tigers 10-3. Mitch Gueller gave up 1 run on 3 hits and 3 walks in 5 innings. Lewis Alezones got lit up in one-third of an inning. Kenny Koplove inherited a bases loaded situation and allowed only one run to score an a sacrifice fly. Anthony Sequeira mopped up.
Everybody hit tonight. Zack Coppola (.346) went 2-4 with a double and sac. Mark Laird (.257) went 3-4 with a walk, stolen base, and RBI. Venn Biter (.311) went 2-5 with a HR (2) and 2 RBI. Jose Pujols (.338) went 2-4 with a double. Brendon Hayden (.344) went 3-4 with a walk, HR (2) and 3 RBI. Josh Tobias (.326) went 1-5. Austin Bossart went 3-4 with 2 RBI. William Cuicas had 2 RBI.
GCL Phillies (13-4) beat the GCL Pirates 8-2 with 6 runs in the 10th inning. Sam McWilliams gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits in 5 innings. Kevin Walsh, Sutter McLoughlin (who picked up his 2nd win), and Victor Delgado continued to dominate the Pirates allowing 3 hits over the final 5 innings. All 4 pitchers combined to issue ZERO walks.
Jonathan Arauz (.273) went 2-5 with a triple and 2 RBI. Cornelius Randolph (.283) went 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI. Luis Encarnacion (.328) went 2-4 with an RBI. Jose Antequera went 1-2 with a HR (1) and 2 RBI. Edgar Cabral went 1-3 with a solo HR (1). Arquimedes Gamboa went 2-4.
DSL Phillies (21-16) lost to the DSL Indians 5-4.
VSL Phillies (20-28) lost to the VSL Rays 13-5 in 12 innings. They blew a 4-1 lead after seven innings and had to score in the bottom of the ninth to play extras.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- Philadelphia Phillies recalled David Buchanan from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
- Philadelphia Phillies optioned Severino Gonzalez to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.