Lehigh Valley lost, issuing more walks (12) than hits (11). Moore hit his 4th.
Reading lost after a 6-run fifth. Tromp hit his 11th.
Clearwater won but was out hit 13-6.
Lakewood lost but the pitching was good.
Williamsport won, the pitching was good. Haseley, Fitch, and Duran had multi-hit games.
The GCL Phillies won. Quincy Nieporte had an auspicious debut with 2 hits including a HR. Jake Holmes also debuted and collected his first hit.
Another dozen transactions – 4 signings announced, 1 rehab assignment, 1 trip to the DL, and 6 more players assigned to Williamsport. Their roster now numbers 33 players.
Lehigh Valley (53-33) lost to Syracuse, 10-6. IronPigs’ pitchers walked 12 batters.
Mark Appel (5.27) did not survive the first inning – 0.2 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 5 BB. Mark Peterson (8.00) lasted 3.1 innings and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks. Colton Murray (2-1, 6.46) took the loss when he gave up 4 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks after the ‘Pigs came back to tie the game. Michael mariot (4.11) pitched 1.2 scoreless but gave up 2 hits and continued the walk-a-thon with 2 bases on balls. Pedro Beato struck out 2 in in a 1-2-3 ninth.
The IronPigs scored 6 runs in the third inning to tie the game on 3 of their 4 hits and 3 of their 6 walks. Their first run scored on a bases loaded balk after the Chiefs’ starter issued three, one-out walks. Dylan Cozens’ RBI single and Hector Gomez’ 2-run double continued the rally until Logan Moore’s 2-run HR (4) killed the rally. 😉
Crawford (.214) went 0-2 with 2 walks. Florimon had the other hit. Ten ‘Pigs struck out.
LF Florimon had an outfield assist (home). Crawford was the relay man.
Reading (50-32) lost to Trenton, 8-2.
Tyler Viza (6-5, 5.92) gave up 7 runs on 9 hits and a walk in 5.0 innings. Joe DeNato (1.21) gave up a run on 3 hits in 3.0 innings.
The Phils tied the game in the third inning on a fielding error. They took a short-lived lead in the fourth on Jiandido Tromp’s solo HR (11). Zach Coppola (.297) went 1-4 with a walk. Carlos Tocci (.315) went 1-3 with a walk.
Clearwater (45-37) beat Daytona, 4-2.
Jake Waguespack (5-3, 2.53) gave up 2 runs ( 1 ER) on 8 hits. he walked none and struck out five> Tyler Gilbert (2.64) allowed 5 hits and struck out four in 2.2 innings. Jeff Singer (2.43) struck out two in 1.1 innings while earning his 16th save.
The Threshers gave up 13 hits and struck out eleven. They collected only 6 hits of their own and struck out 13 times.
Mark Laird (.289) and Grenny Cumana (.258) had 2 hits each. Zach Green mashed his 1st HR since being activated from the DL. Cornelius Randolph (.241) went 1-3 with a ealk and RBI. Laird had the team’s other RBI.
Lakewood (45-39) lost to Delmarva, 2-0.
Sixto Sanchez (3-3, 3.04) pitched 5.0 innings and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Casey Brown (2.40) struck out 2 in 2.0 scoreless innings. Jake Kelzer (0.00) pitched a 1-2-3 inning.
The BlueClaws had just 7 hits. Arquimedes Gamboa (.225), Eaul Rivas (.290), and David Martinelli (.247) had 2 hits each. Mickey Moniak (.269) went 0-1 as a pinch hitter.
Williamsport (8-8) beat State College, 6-3.
Luis Carrasco (1-0, 1.93) pitched 5.0 innings. He gave up 3 runs (1 ER) on 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out four. Randy Alcantara (3.00) pitched three, one-hit innings and struck out four. Luis Ramirez (1.93) picked up his second save with a scoreless inning.
The Crosscutters scored 2 runs in the first inning on Adam Haseley’s RBI single and Greg Pickett’s SF. They scored a run in the third when Haseley scored on Pickett’s RBI double. They took the lead for good in the fourth on Colby Fitch’s first professional hit, an RBI double. The Cutters tacked on 2 more in the eighth when Cole Stobbe and Fitch scored on Rodolfo Duran’s 2-run triple.
Haseley (.458) went 3-5 with an RBI. Pickett (.375) went 1-4 with a double, SF, and 2 RBI. Jhailyn Ortiz (.250) went 0-3 with 2 walks. Colby Fitch (.500) went 2-4 with a double and RBI. Rodolfo Duran (.316) went 3-4 with a triple and 2 RBI. Stobbe (.211) and Josh Stephen (.255) each had a hit.
Jesus Azuaje stole his first base. The Spikes hit a batter with a pitch not named Ortiz, but caught Haseley stealing and picked up 2 outfield assists on two other Cutters trying to advance on the base paths.
GCL Phillies (5-4) beat the GCL Pirates. 7-2. A five-run sixth inning carried them to victory.
Manuel Silva (2-0, 5.40) gave up 2 runs on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out five. Denny Martinez (0.00) and Justin Miller (1.93) each threw a perfect inning. Anton Kuznetsov (0.00) pitched two, one-hit innings and struck out three.
Quincy Nieporte got his first professional hit and RBI on an RBI double in the first inning. The Phillies tied the score on Nieporte’s lead off HR (1) in the sixth. They took the lead on a bases loaded balk. Brayan Gonzalez followed with a 2-run double. He scored on Jonathan Guzman’s RBI single. The Phils tacked on a run in the seventh on Kevin Markham’s first HR.
Gonzalez (.346) led off and went 1-3 with a double, walk, and 2 RBI. Nieporte (.400) went 2-5 with a double, HR (1), 2 RBI. Jake Holmes made his professional debut and went 1-3 with a walk. Kevin Markham (.143) went 1-2 with his first HR and 2 walks. Markham’s HR was his second hit in 14 at bats, but he also has 8 walks and an OBP of .478.
Damek Tomscha went 0-3 in a rehab start at third base.
Guzman stole 2 bases, Holmes and Yahir Gurrola one each.
Silva picked a runner off first base.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Transactions (and paper moves):
- 7/5 – Phillies signed RHP Connor Seabold.
- 7/5 – Phillies signed LHP Damon Jones.
- 7/5 – Phillies signed LHP Kyle Dohy.
- 7/5 – Phillies signed LHP David Parkinson.
- 7/5 – Clearwater sent 3B Damek Tomscha on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies
- 7/5 – Lakewood BlueClaws placed 3B Jack Zoellner on the 7-day disabled list.
- 7/5 – RHP Jake Kelzer assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport.
- 7/5 – RHP Spencer Howard assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/5 – RHP Connor Seabold assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/5 – LHP David Parkinson assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/5 – LHP Damon Jones assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/5 – LHP Kyle Dohy assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters
- 7/4 – Phillies sent RHP Jerad Eickhoff on a rehab assignment to Reading Phils.
- 7/4 – Phillies signed RHP Alex Garcia.
- 7/4 – Phillies signed SS Jake Holmes.
- 7/4 – Phillies signed 1B Quincy Nieporte.
- 7/4 – 3B Harold Martinez assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Phils.
- 7/4 – RF Herlis Rodriguez assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Phils.
- 7/4 – Alberto Tirado assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Clearwater Threshers.
- 7/4 – Cord Sandberg assigned to Reading Fightin Phils from Clearwater Threshers.
- 7/4 – Ranger Suarez assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws.
- 7/4 – Carlos Duran assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws.
- 7/4 – Jose Antequera assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws.
- 7/4 – Lakewood BlueClaws released LF Enmanuel Garcia.
- 7/4 – SS Raul Rivas assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/4 – 3B Jack Zoellner assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws.
- 7/4 – RF Juan Luis assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/4 – RF Jesus Alastre assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/4 – Luis Encarnacion assigned to Williamsport from Clearwater Threshers.
- 7/4 – Kevin Gowdy assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters from GCL Phillies.
- 7/4 – IF Jesus Azuaje assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters from GCL Phillies.
- 7/4 – C Colby Fitch assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters.
- 7/4 – RHP Alex Garcia assigned to GCL Phillies.
- 7/4 – 1B Quincy Nieporte assigned to GCL Phillies.
- 7/4 – SS Jake Holmes assigned to GCL Phillies.
- 7/3 – Clearwater placed 2B Derek Campbell on the 7-day DL retroactive to 6/30/17
- 7/3 – Phillies traded IF James Lovett to Seattle
- 7/3 – Clearwater Threshers activated SS Zach Green from the 7-day DL
- 7/3 – Clearwater placed 2B Derek Campbell on the 7-day DL retroactive to 6/30/17
- 7/2 – Phillies signed free agent RHP Alejandro Made to a minor league contract.
- 7/2 – Phillies signed free agent SS Luis Garcia to a minor league contract
- 7/2 – Phillies traded RHP Tyler Frohwirth to Miami
- 7/1 – Phillies sent RHP Vince Velasquez on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley
- 7/1 – Addison Russ assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Williamsport Crosscutters
- The organization’s rosters are up to date.