The Clearwater Threshers (31-34) resumes play on Monday, June 18th. The Threshers first three games are at Bradenton and will complete the FSL First Half. The 31-34 Threshers are 4.5 games behind first place Daytona and eliminated from contention, but their 4-game sweep of Tampa before the break eliminated the Tarpons.
- #1 Sixto Sanchez (4-3 , 2.51): is on the 7-day DL with elbow inflammation
- #2 Adonis Medina (6-2, 4.27):
- #3 Adam Haseley (.296):
- #4 Mickey Moniak (.254):
- #8 Arquimedes Gamboa (.269):
- #17 Jose Gomez (.230):
- #21 McKenzie Mills (0-2, 4.70):
- #25 J.D. Hammer (1-1, 7.36):
- #28 Connor Seabold (3-4, 3.90):
- Bailey Falter (4-2, 3.08):
In other action –
Lehigh Valley (40-29) beat Pawtucket, 3-2. Tom Eshelman (7.09) scattered 8 hits and a walk in a five inning start. He surrendered one unearned run. Austin Davis (2.43) pitched a perfect sixth inning. Zac Curtis (2-1, 1.95) tossed two, one-walk innings, striking out five. Pedro Beato (4.70) had a crappy appearance, facing 4 batters in the ninth without retiring a single one. Tom Windle (3.58) saved the day, stranding all three inherited runners, and earning his second save.
The IronPigs took the lead with 3 runs in the seventh inning on Matt McBride’s 2-run HR (7) and and an RBI ground out.
Logan Moore (.226) had 3 hits, Joey Meneses (.294) had two.
- #12 Enyel De Los Santos (7-3, 1.47):
- #13 Tom Eshelman (1-6, 7.09): 5.0 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
- #14 Roman Quinn (.289): 7-day DL, right middle finger strain
- #16 Dylan Cozens (.226): called up to Philadelphia (on the 10-day DL)
- #22 Drew Anderson (3-2, 4.15):
- #23 Cole Irvin (8-2, 2.50):
Reading (27-40) beat Akron, 10-7. Jake Waguespack (2.86) pitched well throwing four, shutout innings. He allowed 4 hits, walked none, and struck out three. Ranfi Casimiro (3-2, 8.31) pitched poorly and got the win, allowing 4 runs on 3 hits and a walk. Seth McGarry (4.11) faced 4 batters in the seventh and didn’t retire a batter. He was charged with 2 runs. Jeff Singer (0.82) allowed one of three inherited runners to score. He pitched the final three innings and gave up one run while striking out four. Singer earned his second save.
The Phils did all their damage in two innings. First, they opened the scoring with 3 runs in the fourth inning on Deivi Grullon’s 2-run single and Kyle Martin’s RBI single. Then they overcame a one-run deficit with a 7-run fifth inning on Malquin Canelo’s RBI single, Martin’s 2-run double, Cord Sandberg’s RBI single, and Darick Hall’s 3-run HR (4).
Cornelius Randolph had a 3-hit game. Hall, Canelo, and Martin had 2 hits each. Hall and Martin had 3 RBI each.
The Phils went 6-11 with RISP.
- #6 JoJo Romero (4-4, 5.05):
- #7 Franklyn Kilome (1-4, 4.66),
- #9 Ranger Suarez (2-3, 3.25):
- #15 Cornelius Randolph (.197): went 3-4 with 2 runs scored, double
Lakewood (41-28) beat Hickory, 4-0. David Parkinson (6-1, 1.07)tossed seven, 3-hit innings, striking out eleven. Kyle Dohy (0.80) struck out three in one inning of relief. Addison Russ (1.67) finished with a perfect ninth.
Lakewood scored single runs in four different innings. They scored first in the third inning on an RBI ground out. They scored again in the fourth on Jake Scheiner’s solo HR (8). added an insurance run in the fifth on another RBI ground out. And, they tacked on a run in the seventh on Rodolfo Duran’d solo HR (7).
Kevin Markham (.284) and Jake Scheiner (.268) each went 2-4.
Nick Maton went 1-3 with 2 RBI ground outs and a walk.
Josh Stephen went 2-2 with 2 runs scored 2 doubles, and a walk.
Parkinson had a game score of 87.
- #5 Jhailyn Ortiz (.258): went 0-4
- #11 Daniel Brito (.242): went 0-4
- #18 Kyle Young (1-3, 3.52):
- #20 Spencer Howard (3-6, 5.25):
- #27 Simon Muzziotti (.293): 7-day DL (hand injury, in Clearwater)
- #30 Nick Maton (.266): went 1-3 with 2 RBI, BB
Williamsport (1-2) lost to State College, 2-0 in ten innings. 2018 Draft Picks, Seth Lancaster and Matt Vierling, were assigned to Williamsport before the game and were inserted into the line up.
Both teams received excellent pitching as they held each other scoreless though nine innings. Manuel Silva tossed six, 2-hit innings, walked none, and struck out five. He posted a game score of 77. Orestes Melendez followed with three 2-hit innings, walked none, and struck out four. Luis Ramirez (0-1, 4.50) got to pitch the first inning of overtime and gave up a 2-run HR.
The Cutters managed just 3 singles by Matt Vierling, Ben Pelletier, and Seth Lancaster.
Upcoming probable starters – Monday: Juan Escorcia; Tuesday: Gustavo Armas; Wednesday: Jhordany Mezquita
- #19 Francisco Morales (5.40):
- #29 Jonathan Guzman: went 0-4
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
One prospect is in Philadelphia.
- #10 Seranthony Dominguez: retains prospect status until June 20th
DSL Phillies Red (2-11) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies White (6-7) no game scheduled.
GCL Phillies East begins its season on Monday, June 18th v. GCL Yankees West.
- #24 Luis Garcia: XST
- #26 Kevin Gowdy: not expected to pitch this season
GCL Phillies West begins its season on Tuesday, June 19th v. GCL Yankees East.
6/17/18–Philadelphia placed RHP Luis Garcia on the 10-day DL. Right wrist sprain
6/17/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Mark Leiter Jr. to Lehigh Valley
6/17/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Jake Thompson from Lehigh Valley
6/17/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Yacksel Rios from Lehigh Valley
6/17/18–Reading placed LHP Elniery Garcia on the 7-day DL. Right shin contusion.
6/17/18–CF Julio Francisco assigned to GCL Phillies from Williamsport
6/17/18–OF Matt Vierling assigned to Williamsport
6/17/18–SS Seth Lancaster assigned to Williamsport
6/15/18–Alexito Feliz released
6/13/18–Gustavo Ferrer released
The rosters and lists are up to date as of 6/16. I’ve got 321 players in the organization.
- The organization’s rosters
- The organization’s injury list
- The organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list