Clearwater hit three home runs and Cesar Hernandez made a rehab start.
Lakewood won behind Sixto Sanchez’ pitching and Henri Lartigue’s three RBI.
The GCL Phillies were drubbed in Tampa, Quincy Neiporte was the batting star.
Williamsport tried to play two. Game one was suspended, game two was postponed.
Lehigh Valley and Reading are on their All Star breaks.
Lehigh Valley (55-35) All Star game v. PCL All Stars on Wednesday, schedule resumes on Thursday, July 13th.
Reading (51-36) All Star game on Wednesday, schedule resumes on Thursday, July 13th.
Clearwater (48-40) beat Bradenton, 7-4.
Jake Waguespack (6-3, 2.88) gave up 4 runs on 6 hits and a walk in six innings. He struck out three. Blake Quinn (4.31) struck out 2 in two, one-hit innings. Tyler Gilbert (2.41) earned his third save. Starling Marte led off on a rehab start and was held to 1-4 with a SB.
Here’s an article on Waguespack from the Threshers’ web page.
Cesar Hernandez played second, led off , and went 0-1 in 3 at bats, He walked, was hit by a pitch, and scored a run.
The Threshers scored 2 runs in the first on Wilson garcia’s RBI double and Cornelius Randolph’s RBI single. They tied the game with a run in the second on Jose Pujols’ lead off HR (4). They retook the lead with 2 runs in the fourth on Emmanuel Marrero’s 2-run HR (4). They tacked on single runs in the fifth and sixth on Jan Hernandez’ solo HR (10) and Marrero’s RBI single.
Randolph (.250) went 3-4 with an RBI. Marrero (.270) went 2-4 with a HR (4) and 3 RBI. Garcia and Hernandez had 2 hits and an RBI each.
Here’s a good article on Randolph from the Threshers’ web page.
Carlos Duran had an outfield assist (first base).
Lakewood (49-41) beat Rome, 6-1.
Sixto Sanchez (4-3, 2.53) pitched six innings and allowed a run on 3 hits and a walk. He threw just 62 pitches (45 strikes, 72.6%) to 22 batters (2.82/AB). Jonathan Hennigan (4.91) struck out 3 in two innings. Will Hibbs (0.96) struck out the side in his first inning back from Clearwater.
The BlueClaws took the lead in the second on Juan Luis’ RBI single. The scored 3 runs in the third on Darick Hall’s SF and Henri Lartigue’s 3-run HR (6). They added single runs in the sixth and seventh on another Luis’ RBI single and Lartigue’s RBI double.
Lartigue (.275) went 2-3 with 2 runs scored, a double, HR (6), 3 RBI (36), and a walk. Arquimedes Gamboa (.235) went 3-4 with 2 runs scored. Luke Williams (.233) went 2-4 with a stolen base (18) that led to a run scored. Juan Luis (.200) went 2-4 with 2 RBI and a SB.
Darick Hall’s SF raised his RBI total to 68. Mickey Moniak was not in the line up.
Williamsport (11-9) game one suspended with Williamsport leading 1-0 in the fourth inning, game two postponed.
The Crosscutters scored a run in the first inning without a hit. Nick Maton walked and stole second. He took third on Jake Scheiner’s ground out, and scored on Adam Haseley’s sacrifice fly. Scheiner had the Crosscutters’ only hit, a single leading off the fourth.
Julian Garcia (1.29) pitched three shutout innings. He allowed 2 hits and walked two. Garcia struck out six. One of his base runners was eliminated by catcher Rodolfo Duran who picked one off first base.
While Joe Jordan was visiting Williamsport, Mitch Rupert was able to sit with him and ask a lot of questions. He got some interesting responses about players through out the system, not just Crosscutters. If you missed it, here’s the link.
GCL Phillies (8-6) lost to the GCL Yankees West, 8-5.
Francisco Morales (1-1, 3.55) lacked control in 2.2 innings. He was fortunate that the 4 runs he gave up were unearned, and he did strike out 4 batters. But, 3 hits, 4 walks, a hit batter, 2 balks, and a wild pitch provided the Yankees with a lot of opportunities. Three of the four error committed by the Phillies came with Morales on the mound, one was his.
Justin Miller (7.50) stranded the 3 runners he inherited when he entered the game. However, the next inning he gave up 4 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks. Denny Martinez and Oscar Marcelino threw 2 scoreless/hitless innings each with the game no longer on the line. Martinez struck out three.
Quincy Nieporte (.474) went 3-4 with his third home run that actually gave the Phillies an early lead. He also hit 2 doubles. Kevin Markham had 2 RBI, both on ground outs. Danny Mayer picked up an RBI on a ground out. The Phillies other run scored on the third of three errors the Yankees committed in the seventh. Gunnar Buhner had a hit and stolen base. Kipp Moore (.263) went 1-1.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
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Transactions (and paper moves):
- 7/12 – Philadelphia Phillies sent 2B Cesar Hernandez on a rehab assignment to Clearwater Threshers
- 7/12 – RHP Trevor Bettencourt assigned to Clearwater Threshers from Lakewood BlueClaws
- 7/12 – RHP Will Hibbs assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Clearwater Threshers
- 7/12 – LHP Ethan Lindow assigned to GCL Phillies
- 7/12 – RHP Ben Brown assigned to GCL Phillies
- 7/11 – C Gregori Rivero assigned to Lakewood BlueClaws from Williamsport Crosscutters
- 7/11 – Sent RHP Seranthony Dominguez on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies
- 7/11 – Nerluis Martinez assigned to Williamsport Crosscutters from GCL Phillies
- 7/10 – Phillies activated RHP Jerad Eickhoff from the 10-day disabled list
- 7/10 – Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated RHP Zach Eflin from the 7-day disabled list.
- 7/10 – Phillies transferred RHP Casey Fien from the 10-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Shoulder impingement
- 7/10 – Lehigh Valley IronPigs released RHP Mark Peterson
- 7/10 – Reading Fightin Phils released RHP John Richy
- The organization’s rosters are up to date.