Lehigh Valley (10-7) Beat Pawtucket, 5-3. David Buchanan allowed 9 hits and 3 runs in 6.2 innings. Bobby LaFromboise blew the save, got the win. Edward Mujica got his 5th save. Nick Williams had 3 hits, Andrew Knapp had 2 RBI.
- Sean O’Sullivan was the opposing pitcher and took the loss.
- Williams (.291) went 3-4 with a 3B and RBI.
- Knapp (.308 )went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI.
- Stassi (.273) went 2-4 with 2 doubles and an RBI.
- Knapp picked up his 4th error (throwing).
Reading (11-6) Lost to New Hampshire 6-5. The Phils entered the ninth with a 5-1 lead. Ulises Joaquin left the game with one out, a run scored, and a runner on third. Edubray Ramos came in and gave up a couple hits and a lead-changing HR. Harold Martinez and Christian Marrero hit HR for Reading.
- Lively – 6.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K.
- Quinn had the day off but was used as a PR in the ninth.
- Crawford (.306)went 3-4.
- Marrero went 2-4 with a HR (3), and 3 RBI.
Clearwater (13-5) Completed a sweep of Brevard County 5-2. Will Morris picked up his first win. Kyle Martin drove in his league-leading 16th run, Mitch Walding his 15th. The Threshers scored all five of their runs with two outs. Full story here.
Lakewood (4-14) Beat Greensboro, 11-7 in 11 innings. They lost a 2-0 lead in the second, fought back to take the lead in the fourth, only to blow the win in regulation in the bottom of the ninth. Mitch Gueller gave up 5 runs in the second. Jose Tavares allowed both inherited runners to score, as well as one of his own. Robert Tasin blew the save in the ninth. Jose Pujols and Samuel Hiciano hit home runs.
- Wilson Garcia went 2-6 with a 2B and RBI.
- Pujols went 2-5 with a HR (3), BB, and 2 RBI.
- Bossart went 3-6 with a 2B and RBI.
- Hiciano went 2-6 with a 2B, HR (1), 4 RBI, and 3 K.
- Emmanuel Marrero went 5-6 with a 2B and 2 RBI.
- Taveras had 8 K in 3.2 innings.
- Bossart threw out 2 of 3 base stealers.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Extra Innings –
- Randolph was not in the line up, again, for the third straight game. Anyone in the Lakewood area hear why?
- 4/24 – Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list. Strained left hamstring
- 4/24 – Philadelphia Phillies recalled Luis Garcia from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
- 4/23 – Lakewood BlueClaws placed OF Zachary Coppola on the 7-day disabled list. Hamstring injury.
- 4/23 – Venn Biter assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Williamsport Crosscutters.