Lehigh Valley moved within a half game of first place behind Cole Irvin with a victory over the first place Red Sox.
Reading out hit the Thunder but lost.
Clearwater got a quality start from Connor Seabold but lost in a walk off in the ninth.
Ramon Rosso, Kyle Dohy, and Addison Russ held Columbia to 2 hits as Lakewood won in ten innings.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Lehigh Valley (15-14) beat Pawtucket, 4-1.
Cole Irvin pitched seven, one-run innings, striking out five. He threw 97 pitches, 67 strikes (69.1%). Hoby Milner (2.57) pitched 0.2, one-walk innings. Pedro Beato (2.70) earned his 8th save facing 6 batters in 1.1 innings.
The IronPigs opened the bottom of the first inning with 3 singles. Trevor Plouffe’s sacrifice fly got them on the board first. They added 2 runs in the fourth on Dean Anna’s RBI ground out and Collin Cowgill’s RBI single. They tacked on a run in the seventh after the Sox broke up the shutout bid on Plouffe’s RBI ground out.
Anna, Cowgill, Danny Ortiz, and Nick Rickles had 2 hits each. All 1 Lehigh hits were singles.
- #11 Seranthony Dominguez (1-0, 0.00): promoted to Philadelphia 5/7/2018
- #13 Enyel De Los Santos (3-0, 1.07):
- #14 Tom Eshelman (1-3, 7.11):
- #15 Roman Quinn (.289): DNP
- #17 Dylan Cozens (.276): went 0-4
- #23 Drew Anderson: 7-day DL, right forearm strain
- #24 Cole Irvin (2-1, 3.86): 7.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Reading (10-17) lost to Trenton, 4-3.
Ranger Suarez threw one bad inning among the six he pitched, allowing all 4 runs and 4 hits he would allow. Tyler Gilbert (3.14) and Trevor Bettencourt (3.18) pitched the final two innings.
The Phils scored single runs in the first and second innings on Damek Tomscha’s sacrifice fly and Emmanuel Marrero’s RBI single. They scored a run in the seventh on Zach Green’s RBI double.
Damek Tomscha (.326) had 4 hits, Deivi Grullon (.271) had 3 hits, and Zach Green (.296) had two hits.
Our former catcher Chace Numata is batting .145 for the Thunder.
- #7 JoJo Romero (0-3, 7.18):
- #8 Franklyn Kilome (1-0, 4.98):
- #10 Ranger Suarez (1-1, 4.25): 6.0 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
- #12 Seranthony Dominguez (1-2, 2.08): promoted to Lehigh Valley
- #16 Cornelius Randolph (.188): went 0-4 with a run scored
Clearwater (12-19) lost to Lakeland, 3-2 in an ugly walk off.
Connor Seabold pitched a career high seven innings and struck out nine (tying his career high). He allowed 2 runs on three hits and walked none. Aaron Brown pitched in relief and suffered the loss. A bloop single leading off the ninth led to the winning run when Raul Rivas couldn’t handle the throw on a steal attempt. The base runner scored on the play ahead of the throw from LF Luke Williams.
The Threshers out it the Tigers 7-4. They scored their runs on a wild pitch and a double play ball.
Arquimedes Gamboa had 2 hits.
- #1 Sixto Sanchez (1-2 4.71):
- #3 Adonis Medina (1-1, 5.66):
- #4 Mickey Moniak: DNP
- #5 Adam Haseley: went 1-4 with a triple
- #9 Arquimedes Gamboa: went 2-4 with a run scored and a double
- #18 Jose Gomez: went 1-3
- #22 McKenzie Mills (0-1, 3.12):
- #30 Connor Seabold (4.73): 7.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 9 K
- Bailey Falter (3-0, 2.28):
Lakewood (16-15) beat Columbia, 5-1 in 10 innings. All runs were scored in extras.
The BlueClaws pitchers held the Fireflies to 2 hits in ten innings, both in regulation. Ramon Rosso (1.10) pitched six, two-hit innings. He walked 2 and struck out nine. Kyle Dohy (1.08) pitched 2.0, no-hit innings allowing one walk and striking out two. Addison Russ (4-0, 1.15) pitched 2.0, no-hit innings and got the win.
The BlueClaws were three-hit through regulation, but collected 4 hits in the tenth. They scored on Dalton Guthrie’s RBI double, Nick Maton’s RBI single, and Rodolfo Duran’s 3-run HR (2).
With a 5-run lead in the bottom of the tenth, the Lakewood defense ignored the runner who started on second base and traded the run for 3 ground outs.
Maton (.289) and Guthrie had 2 hits each of the team’s seven total hits.
- #6 Jhailyn Ortiz (.158): is on the 7-day DL (shoulder, in Clearwater)
- #12 Daniel Brito (.191): went 0-3
- #21 Spencer Howard (2-2, 3.68):
- #29 Simon Muzziotti (.293): is on the 7-day DL (hand injury, in Clearwater)
These prospects are in Philadelphia.
- #2 Scott Kingery: 104 of 130 career AB, 39 of 45 days with Phillies (May 13th)
- #26 Victor Arano: 22.2 of 50 innings, 39 of 45 days (on the 10-day DL)
And these guys are still in Clearwater.
- #19 Kyle Young: XST
- #20 Francisco Morales: XST
- #25 Luis Garcia: XST
- #27 J.D. Hammer: XST
- #28 Kevin Gowdy: not expected to pitch this season
There are over 90 players at the Complex. The Phillies have provided a roster that includes 80 players in extended spring training.
Link to Phillies GCL schedule.
5/7/18–Phillies placed LHP Adam Morgan on the 10-day DL, back strain
5/7/18–Phillies recalled RHP Seranthony Dominguez from Lehigh Valley
5/7/18–Lehigh Valley activated 2B Alexi Amarista from the 7-day DL
5/618–Phillies sent RHP Mark Leiter Jr. on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
5/618–David Parkinson assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
5/618–Lakewood placed LHP Damon Jones on the temporarily inactive list
5/518–Erick Heredia released from DSL Phililies Red
5/518–Jorbin Romero released from DSL Phililies Red
5/518–Melvin Nunez released from DSL Phillies White
5/518–Ramiro Soto released from DSL Phillies White
I’ve brought the rosters and lists up to date as of 5/7. I’ve got 323 players in the organization. It’s probably more.