Here is the box score recap.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Lehigh Valley lost to Pawtucket, 7-3. Joe DeNato (1-1, 5.50) started and gave up a 2-run HR in three innings. Alexis Rivero (7.00) gave up a run on 3 hits and a walk in one inning. Cesar Ramos (3.81) pitched two perfect innings. Casey Fien (5.40) gave up 4 runs in one inning on 4 hits including 2 HR. Pat Venditte (3.48) pitched a scoreless inning.
The IronPigs missed a big scoring chance in the first inning and were held to just one run on Cameron Perkins RBI double. They had the bases loaded with nobody out and couldn’t get another run. They didn’t score again until Logan Moore’s 2-out, 2-run HR (5) in the eighth inning.
Scott Kingery (.298) and Perkins (.289) had 2 hits each. Herlis Rodriguez (.221) entered as a pinch hitter and also had 2 hits.
Reading won easily over New Hampshire, 6-3. Jake Waguespack (2.06, 4.06) took a one-hitter into the ninth inning and finished with 3 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks. Only one runs was earned. he struck out five. Ranfi Casimiro (3.59) came in with a run in and runners on the corners and earned his first save, allowing an inherited runner to score on a ground out.
The Phils opened the scoring with Malquin Canelo’s lead off HR (6) in the first inning. They went on to score 2 more runs on a fielding error and Christian Marrero’s RBI double. They scored 2 more in the fifth on Derek Campbell’s lead off HR (1) and Kyle Martin’s SF. They added a run in the eighth on Jiandido Tromp’s lead off HR (17). Canelo had a 3-hit night.
Clearwater was rained out. Double header Tuesday. Sour grapes department: watch all the rain outs down here push Sixto Sanchez’ last start of the season from Clearwater on Friday to one of the two weekend games in Dunedin. (Update: They did.)
Lakewood no game scheduled.
Williamsport split a double header with Auburn, winning 2-1 and losing 2-0.
Game One: Andrew Brown (3.24) gave up 1 run on 2 hits in 5.1 innings. He walked 3 and struck out five. Connor Brogdon (3-1, 2.51) inherited 2 runners and allowed one to score to blow the save. But he got the win, striking out 2 in 1.2 innings. The Cutters scored a run in the first inning on Greg Pickett’s two-out, RBI single. They scored their go-ahead run on two, 2-out errors by Auburn. Nerluis Martinez had 2 of the Cutters 5 hits.
Game Two: David Parkinson (1-2, 2.25) gave up two runs (1 ER) in four innings. He gave up 4 hits and walked four batters. He also struck out eight. Orestes Melendez (7.20) pitched the final three innings. Parkinson picked a runner of first. The Cutters managed just 3 base runners – doubles by Yahir Gurrola and Rodolfo Duran and a walk by Jesus Azuaje.
The GCL Phillies were rained out. Double header at home tomorrow morning, 10:30 AM. The Blue Jays lost to the Yankees West. Those two teams are tied for second and trail the Phillies by 3.5 games (4 in the loss column). They each have 5 games remaining. The Phillies and Tigers West have 6 each. The elimination numbers are 3 for the Yankees and Blue Jays and 1 for the Tigers.
- 8/27 – Phillies optioned RHP Drew Anderson to Lehigh Valley
- 8/27 – Phillies recalled Nick Pivetta from Lehigh Valley
- The organization’s rosters are up to date.
- The organization’s injury list is as up to date as I can make it.
- The organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list is as accurate as I can make it based on the information I was able to find.