The Clearwater Threshers (25-31) beat Daytona, 9-3.
Connor Seabold held the Tortugas to 3 runs in 5.2 innings on 7 hits and a walk. He struck out six. Jake Hernandez (3.86) entered and stranded both base runners he inherited. He struck out 3 of the 4 batters he faced in 1.1 innings. J.D. Hammer (0-0, 0.00) retired all 3 batters he faced in his first inning of action this season. Garrett Cleavinger (23.14) gave up a hit in his one inning, and recorded 5 strikes on the 6 pitches he threw.
The Threshers took the lead in the second inning on Luke Williams’ RBI double. They retook the lead in the third on Austin Listi’s 2-run HR (6). They broke a 3-3 tie in the sixth inning with four, two-out runs on an RBI single by Arquimedes Gamboa, a 2-run single by Adam Haseley, and an RBI single by Edgar Cabral. They tacked on 2 more runs in the seventh on Jose Pujols 2-run HR (8).
The Threshers benefited from SIX errors by the Tortugas, but also had 13 hits and 2 walks.
The bottom of the order produced 7 of the teams hits. Jose Gomez had 3 hits, Jose Pujols and Luke Williams 2 each. Edgar Cabral (.279) also had 2 hits. Pujols, Haseley, and Listi had 2 RBI each. Austin Listi (.350) went 1-3 and drew the team’s 2 walks.
Jose Pujols is batting .311/.358/.503/.861. His K% is still high, but he has 3 K and 2 BB in his last 5 games and has gone 10-20 in those games.
Four Threshers were selected to the FSL North All Star Team. They will send starting pitcher Bailey Falter, first baseman Darick Hall, designated hitter/first baseman Austin Listi, and shortstop Arquimedes Gamboa. After being named Pitcher of the Week (May 26 – June 3), starting pitcher Sixto Sanchez was added to the roster. (Correcting what many probably believe was a gross oversight by the selectors.)
- #1 Sixto Sanchez (4-3 , 2.51):
- #2 Adonis Medina (5-2, 4.97):
- #3 Adam Haseley (.290): went 1-5 with 2 runs scored, 2 RBI
- #4 Mickey Moniak (.245): DNP
- #8 Arquimedes Gamboa (.273): went 1-6 with a run scored, RBI
- #17 Jose Gomez (.218): went 3-5 with a 2 runs scored
- #21 McKenzie Mills (0-2, 4.67):
- #25 J.D. Hammer:
- #28 Connor Seabold (2-4, 4.37): 5.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, WP
- Bailey Falter (4-2, 3.08):
In other action –
Lehigh Valley (31-25) beat Gwinnett. 4-3.
Cole Irvin notched his seventh win with six, one-run innings. He allowed five hits and two walks while striking out six Stripers. Zac Curtis (.261) struck out one in a perfect inning. Jake Thompson (.520) struck out one in a perfect inning. Pedro Beato (.300) gave up 2 runs in one inning while recording his 16th save.
The IronPigs broke a scoreless tie with a run in the fifth on Danny Ortiz’ sacrifice fly. They broke another tie with 2 runs in the seventh on Joey Meneses’ 2-run single. They tacked on an important insurance run in the eighth on a force out.
Logan Moore and Adron Chambers had 2 hits each. The IronPigs drew 10 walks.
- #12 Enyel De Los Santos (5-2, 1.40):
- #13 Tom Eshelman (1-5, 7.06):
- #14 Roman Quinn (.289): 7-day DL, right middle finger strain
- #16 Dylan Cozens (.226): called up to Philadelphia
- #22 Drew Anderson (1-1, 4.26):
- #23 Cole Irvin (7-1, 2.62): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
Reading (25-31) beat Altoona, 4-2.
Franklyn Kilome had another productive outing, scattering 9 hits and a walk over 6.2, one-run innings. He struck out five. Tyler Gilbert (4-1, 2.63) pitched 2.1 innings. He blew his third save (allowing one of two inherited runners to score) and got the win. He struck out 3 in 2.1 innings.
The Phils scored two runs in the sixth to take a lead on Darick Hall’s 2-run HR (2). They went ahead again in the ninth with 2 runs on Jan Hernandez’ 2-run HR (5).
Randolph, Hall (.318), and Hernandez (.321) had 2 hits each.
- #6 JoJo Romero (3-4, 5.11):
- #7 Franklyn Kilome (1-2, 4.77): 6.2 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2 WP
- #9 Ranger Suarez (2-2, 3.75):
- #15 Cornelius Randolph (.193): went 2-4 with a run scored (from the 2-hole)
Lakewood (33-23) postponed, rain. Double header tomorrow featuring Rosso and Stewart.
Six BlueClaws were selected for the SAL North All-Star Team. They will send starting pitchers Ramon Rosso and Will Stewart, relief pitchers Addison Russ and Kyle Dohy, and position players Jake Scheiner and Nick Maton.
- #5 Jhailyn Ortiz (.246):
- #11 Daniel Brito (.229):
- #18 Kyle Young (1-2, 2.00):
- #20 Spencer Howard (3-4, 5.17):
- #27 Simon Muzziotti (.293): 7-day DL (hand injury, in Clearwater)
- #30 Nick Maton (.267):
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
One prospect is in Philadelphia.
- #10 Seranthony Dominguez: retains prospect status until June 20th
And these guys are still in Clearwater.
- #19 Francisco Morales: XST
- #24 Luis Garcia: XST
- #26 Kevin Gowdy: not expected to pitch this season
- #29 Jonathan Guzman: XST
The DSL Phillies Red (0-3) lost, 16-7. The DSL Phillies White (3-0) came from behind and scored 3 runs in the ninth to walk off 11-9.
The XST season wraps up Thursday with the Phillies on the road in Dunedin. Wednesday is a camp day and usually features an intrasquad game. The players will likely be toold their summer assignments on Friday.
6/5/18–Philadelphia sent SS J.P. Crawford on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley
6/5/18–RHP JD Hammer assigned to Clearwater from Reading
6/4/18–Phillies sent RHP Drew Hutchison outright to Lehigh Valley
6/2/18–Anderson Parra released
6/2/18–Pedro Ramirez released
6/2/18–Adrian Marin released
6/2/18–Jhonny Palma released
6/2/18–Diego Tamariz released
6/3/18–DSL Phillies Red placed LHP Yefferson Mercedes on the 60-day disabled list.
6/3/18–DSL Phillies White placed RHP Jeison Blanco on the 60-day disabled list.
6/3/18–DSL Phillies White placed RHP Santy Prada on the 60-day disabled list.
6/3/18–Josh Tols assigned to Clearwater from Williamsport .
6/3/18–Andrew Brown assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport .
6/3/18–Spencer Howard assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood .
6/2/18–LHP Nick Fanti assigned to Clearwater from Williamsport .
6/2/18–SS Wilson Valdez assigned to DSL Phillies Red.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of 6/4. I’ve got 320 players in the organization.
- The organization’s rosters
- The organization’s injury list
- The organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list