A large number of new assignments were transacted on Thursday as 14 players received first or new assignments. Most were of players going to or leaving Williamsport. All of the day’s transactions are listed in the Transactions section at the end of today’s Recap.
The Clearwater Threshers (38-37) lost to Daytona, 9-3. Bailey Falter (5-3, 3.32) gave up 6 runs (4 ER) on 8 hits and a walk in five innings. Felix Paulino (3.83) pitched three innings and gave up 3 more runs (2 ER).
The Threshers scored a run in the second on Jose Gomez’ RBI single a run in the fifth on a fielding error, and a run in the sixth on Luke Williams RBI single.
Gomez (.226), Williams (.250) and Adam Haseley (.301) had 2 hits each.
The Threshers had 11 hits but went 2-12 with RISP.
- #1 Sixto Sanchez (4-3 , 2.51): is on the 7-day DL with elbow inflammation
- #2 Adonis Medina (7-2, 4.16):
- #3 Adam Haseley (.301): went 2-5 with a run scored
- #4 Mickey Moniak (.251): went 1-4
- #8 Arquimedes Gamboa (.246): DNP
- #16 Jose Gomez (.226): went 2-4 with an RBI
- #20 McKenzie Mills (0-2, 4.46):
- #24 J.D. Hammer (1-1, 7.36): placed on DL
- #27 Connor Seabold (4-4, 3.90): promoted to Reading
- Bailey Falter (5-3, 3.32): 5.0 IP, 8 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
The GCL Phillies East (4-5) lost to the GCL Pirates, 10-5. Gabriel Cotto (0-1) made his debut on the road in Bradenton. He was rudely welcomed to professional baseball, lasting one-third of an inning. He gave up 4 runs on one hit, 3 hit batters, and 2 walks. Jonas De La Cruz (9.64) allowed one of three inherited runners to score on a walk. He escaped further damage in the inning, but gave up 4 runs on 4 hits, 2 walks, one hit batter, and a balk. Junior Tejada (0.00) allowed 5 base runners in two innings but only 2 unearned runs. Brian Auerbach (0.00) made his debut and recorded two scoreless innings. Eric White (3.00) also pitched two scoreless innings.
The Phillies scored 5 runs after the game was decided early on Jack Zoellner’s solo HR (1) in the fourth inning, Jake Holmes’ 3-run HR (1) in the fifth, and Juan Aparicio’s RBI double in the eighth.
Catcher Juan Aparicio went 2-2 with a run scored, double, and RBI after replacing the starting catcher.
Rehabbing Dalton Guthrie went 1-3 with a double.
Carlos De La Cruz (2nd base) and Ben Aklinski (3rd base) had outfield assists.
The GCL Phillies West (4-4) beat the Tigers West , 8-4. Antonio Canizales (6.52) started strong and surrendered 2 runs in five innings on 6 hits. He struck out five. Brandon Ramey made his debut and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk in one inning of work. Jaylen Smith (0.00) pitched 1.2 scoreless innings. Blake Bennett made his debut and stranded one inherited runner, struck out two, and picked up a four-out save.
The Phillies overcame a four run deficit with 5 runs in the sixth inning on a passed ball, Greg Pickett’s 2-run double, Luis Rojas’ RBI single, and Corbin Williams’ RBI single. They tacked on 3 insurance runs in the eighth on Luis Garcia’s 2-run single and Abrahan Gutierrez’ RBI double.
Gutierrez (.320) and Rojas (.353) had 3 hits each.
- #23 Luis Garcia (.292): went 1-4 with a run scored, 2 RBI, BB
In other action –
Lehigh Valley (45-33) lost to Scranton, 6-3. Tom Eshelman gave up 5 runs on 9 hits in 5.2 innings. Tyler Gilbert (6.75) allowed an inherited runner to score as well as a run of his own in 1.1 innings. Hoby Milner (3.00) pitched two scoreless innings.
The IronPigs scored 3 runs on Joey Meneses’ 2-run HR (14) in the fourth inning, and a runh in the ninth on Danny Espinosa’s sacrifice fly.
Joey Meneses (.305) had a 2-hit game.
- #9 Ranger Suarez:
- #11 Enyel De Los Santos (7-3, 1.73):
- #12 Tom Eshelman (1-7, 6.78): 5.2 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K
- #13 Roman Quinn (.289): 7-day DL, right middle finger strain
- #15 Dylan Cozens (.226): called up to Philadelphia
- #21 Drew Anderson (5-2, 3.35):
- #22 Cole Irvin (8-3, 2.54):
Reading (34-44) lost to Erie, 7-3. Franklyn Kilome had another clunker. He gave up 6 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks in 5.1 innings. Luke Leftwich allowed both of his inherited runners to score and a run of his own in 2.2 innings. Alexis Rivero pitched a clean ninth.
The Phils scored 3 seventh inning runs on Austin Bossart’s RBI single and a 2-run fielding error.
Zach Green (.290) went 4-4 with a run scored.
Malquin Canelo (.263) and Jiandido Tromp (.235) had 2 hits each.
Jiandido Tromp (3rd base) and Jan Hernandez (3rd base) picked up outfield assists.
- #6 JoJo Romero (5-6, 4.47):
- #7 Franklyn Kilome (2-5, 4.91): 5.1 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 4 BB, 3 K
- #9 Ranger Suarez (4-3, 2.76): promoted to LHV
- #14 Cornelius Randolph (.187): went 0-4
- #27 Connor Seabold (0-1, 15.00):
Lakewood (46-30) beat Hagerstown, 7-4. Kyle Young (3-3, 2.68) tossed seven, 5-hit innings. He walked none and struck out five. He threw 95 pitches, 68 strikes (71.6%). The only smudge on his line was 2 unearned runs in a three-error third inning. Luis Cedeno (0.60) pitched 0.2 innings and gave up 2 unearned runs. Zach Warren (2.67) stranded an inherited runner and struck out 4 batters in 1.1 perfect innings.
The BlueClaws took an early lead with 2 runs in the first inning on Nick Maton’s RBI double and Rodolfo Duran’s RBI single. They retook the lead with a run in the sixth on Duran’s solo HR (10). They added 2 runs in the seventh on Muzziotti’s RBI single and Jhailyn Ortiz’ sacrifice fly. After the Suns closed to within one run, the Claws tacked on 2 insurance runs in the eighth on 4 consecutive two-out singles, with Jake Scheiner’s and Josh Stephen’s base hits producing runs.
Simon Muzziotti, who went 2-22 during his rehab in the GCL, went 4-5 from the top of the order. Duran, Daniel Brito, and Jose Antequera had 2 hits apiece.
- #5 Jhailyn Ortiz (.233): went 0-4 with an RBI, SF
- #10 Daniel Brito (.241): went 2-4
- #17 Kyle Young (3-3, 2.68): 7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
- #19 Spencer Howard (3-6, 5.25):
- #26 Simon Muzziotti (.353): went 4-5 with 3 runs scored, RBI
- #29 Nick Maton (.271): went 1-3 with a run scored, double, RBI
Williamsport (7-5) beat State College, 4-2. Jhordany Mezquita (1-0, 0.90) pitched five solid innings allowing one run on 2 hits and 2 walks. He struck out five. Randy Alcantara (0.00) pitched three perfect innings. Luis Ramirez gave up a run in one inning but picked up his third save.
The Crosscutters tied the game with a run in the third inning on Edwin Rodriguez’ RBI double. They went ahead with a run in the fifth on Matt Vierling’s RBI double. And they added 2 insurance runs in the eighth on Ben Pelletier’s two-run double.
Vierling (.429) and Pelletier (.200) had 2 hits each.
- Alec Bohm (.143): went 0-4
- #18 Francisco Morales (1-0, 3.24):
- #28 Jonathan Guzman (.243):
- #30 Jhordany Mezquita: 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, HBP
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Other prospects –
- #25 Kevin Gowdy: not expected to pitch this season
DSL Phillies Red (7-16) lost 8-2.
DSL Phillies White (11-11) won 12-5 on the strength of a 12-run seventh inning..
6/28/18–RHP Ismael Cabrera assigned to Lakewood from Clearwater
6/28/18–RHP Ramon Rosso assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
6/28/18–3B Matt Kroon assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies West.
6/28/18–C Jesse Wilkening assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies East.
6/28/18–RHP Jack Perkins assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies West.
6/28/18–IF Stoney O’Brien assigned to GCL Phillies West from Williamsport
6/28/18–2B Jesus Azuaje assigned to GCL Phillies West from Williamsport
6/28/18–RHP Austin Ross assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies West.
6/28/18–RHP James McArthur assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies West.
6/28/18–LHP Denny Martinez assigned to GCL Phillies West from Williamsport
6/28/18–RHP Tyler Carr assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies East.
6/28/18–LHP Anton Kuznetsov assigned to GCL Phillies East from Williamsport
6/28/18–RHP Brian Auerbach assigned to GCL Phillies East.
6/28/18–RHP Blake Bennett assigned to GCL Phillies West.
6/27/18–Connor Seabold assigned to Reading from Clearwater
6/27/18–Clearwater activated RHP Alejandro Requena from the 7-day DL
6/27/18–Lakewood sent IF Dalton Guthrie on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies East.
6/27/18–Lakewood placed CF Kevin Markham on the 7-day DL retro to 6/26/18. Foot injury.
6/27/18–Lakewood activated CF Simon Muzziotti from the 7-day DL
6/27/18–RHP Eduar Segovia assigned to DSL Phillies White.
6/27/18–RHP Aldemar Rivas assigned to DSL Phillies Red from DSL Phillies White.
6/26/18–Philadelphia sent RHP Pat Neshek on a rehab assignment to Reading
6/26/18–Lehigh Valley sent RHP Tyler Viza on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies West.
6/26/18–LHP Tyler Gilbert assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
6/26/18–LHP Ranger Suarez assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
6/26/18–Reading activated LHP Elniery Garcia from the 7-day DL
6/25/18–Philadelphia activated 2B Jesmuel Valentin from the paternity list.
6/25/18–Philadelphia placed RHP Edubray Ramos on the 10-day DL. Right shoulder impingement.
6/25/18–Philadelphia recalled Hector Neris from Lehigh Valley
6/25/18–Philadelphia optioned Mitch Walding to Lehigh Valley
6/25/18–SS Danny Espinosa assigned to Lehigh Valley
6/25/18–Lehigh Valley placed RHP Ben Lively on the 7-day DL retro to 6/23/18. Right shoulder sprain
6/23/18–DSL Phillies Red released C Ronaldo Gonzalez.
6/24/18–Philadelphia placed 2B Jesmuel Valentin on the paternity list.
6/24/18–Philadelphia activated RF Dylan Cozens from the 10-day DL
6/24/18–3B Alec Bohm assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies West.
6/23/18–Philadelphia sent RHP Pat Neshek on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
6/23/18–OF James Smith assigned to GCL Phillies East
The rosters and lists are up to date as of 6/28. (I’ve got 350 players in the organization.)
- The organization’s rosters
- The organization’s injury list
- The organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list