The Clearwater Threshers (38-38) lost to St. Lucie, 5-3. The Mets built a 5-0 lead off Mauricio Llovera. The Threshers RHP looked like he had good stuff, but he gave up 5 runs on 7 hits. He walked none and struck out six. The first 3 runs scored on the 2 HRs he gave up. Blake Quinn (6.19) continued his shaky June with one inning plus 2 walks to two batters leading off the next inning. Aaron Brown (4.91) was effective again, stranding the 2 runners and striking out 2 in his two innings. Grant Dyer (1.29) pitched a clean ninth.
The Threshers bats finally came alive in the sixth inning against the Mets’ top pitching prospect, David Peterson (2017, 1st round, Oregon). They scored 2 runs on 3 hits and drew 5 walks, while not striking out against Peterson.
The Threshers scored 2 runs in the sixth on Jose Pujols’ 2-run HR (11). They added a run in the ninth on Luke Williams; SF. They had loaded the bases in the ninth with no outs, but were unable to capitalize.
Llovera’s FB was 91-96 mph and sat 93-95 mph. He threw 70.9% strikes among his 79 pitches. Although he didn’t walk a batter, he did hit two to open the 2-run fourth inning.
- #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 1-3 with a run scored, BB
- #4 Mickey Moniak (.251): entered as a pinch runner in the ninth
- #8 Arquimedes Gamboa (.247): went 1-3 with 2 BB
- #16 Jose Gomez (.222): went 0-4
- #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):
The GCL Phillies East (4-5) postponed, rain.
The GCL Phillies West (4-4) beat the GCL Blue Jays, 6-4. Victor Vargas (6.30) pitched five innings. He gave up 3 runs on 7 hits, 2 walks, and struck out three. Denny Martinez (0.00) pitched a scoreless inning. Alex Garcia (1-0, 13.50) gave up a run on a hit and 3 walks, and picked up the win when the Phillies roared back. Leonel Aponte (2.45) pitched two innings for his first save.
The Phillies scored a run in the third inning on a bases-loaded double play. Trailing 4-1 in the seventh, they scored 5 runs on Christian Valerio’s game-tying, 3-run HR (1), Luis Rojas’ sacrifice fly, and Abrahan Gutierrez’ RBI single.
Yerwin Trejo (.333), D.J. Stewart (.400), Logan O’Hoppe (.462), and Luis Matos (.235) had 2 hits apiece.
O’Hoppe and Trent Bowles (.333) had doubles, the second for each.
RF Luis Matos had an outfield assist at home.
- #23 Luis Garcia (.292): DNP
In other action –
Lehigh Valley (46-33) beat Rochester, 2-1 in ten innings. Ranger Suarez (1.93) made his AAA debut. He held the Red Wings to one run in his 4.2 innings. He gave up 8 hits and 2 walks while striking out six. Jake Thompson (4.54) pitched 2.1 scoreless innings. Tom Windle (6-2, 3.13) pitched two, perfect innings. Pedro Beato (4.21) earned his 22nd save with a scoreless inning.
The IronPigs scored in regulation on Mitch Walding’s RBI single in the fourth inning. They won with a run in the tenth on Adron Chambers’ SF.
The IronPigs collected just 3 hits, but drew 5 walks.
The IronPigs turned 4 double plays. Ironically, none during Suarez 4.2 innings when he allowed 10 runners to reach base.
- #9 Ranger Suarez (1.93): 4.2 IP, 8 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K,
- #11 Enyel De Los Santos (7-3, 1.73):
- #12 Tom Eshelman (1-7, 6.78):
- #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 (35-44) beat Hartford, 9-2. Jake Waguespack went 5.2 innings and held the Yard Goats to one run on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out eight. Edgar Garcia (2.75) entered with the bases loaded and stranded 3 runners. He went 1.1 innings. Pat Neshek gave up a run in a rehab inning but also struck out three. Jeff Singer (0.56) pitched a scoreless ninth.
The Phils opened the scoring with 4 runs in the second inning on Drew Stankiewicz’ RBI double, Jake Waguespack’s SF, Jiandido Tromp’s RBI double, and Jan Hernandez’ RBI single. They added 2 runs in the fourth on Austin Listi’s RBI double and Darick Hall’s SF. They picked up another insurance run in the sixth on Hernandez solo HR (8). And, they tacked on 2 runs in the seventh on Cornelius Randolph’s 2-run double.
The Phils banged out 15 hits.
Jiandido Tromp (.244) went 3-5 with 2 runs scored, 3 doubles.
Jan Hernandez (.293) went 3-5 with 2 runs scored, HR, 2 RBI.
Zach Green (.298) went 3-4 with 2 runs scored, double, BB.
Austin Listi (.295) went 2-5 with a double, RBI.
The Phils went 6-19 with RISP.
Listi had an outfield assist at third.
- #6 JoJo Romero (5-6, 4.47):
- #7 Franklyn Kilome (2-5, 4.91):
- #9 Ranger Suarez (4-3, 2.76): promoted to LHV
- #14 Cornelius Randolph (.190): entered as a PH and went 1-1 with a 2-run double
- #27 Connor Seabold (0-1, 15.00):
Lakewood (47-30) beat Hagerstown, 8-0. Spencer Howard had perhaps his best start of the season (he did post a season best 78 game score, surpassing a 77 he had in an April 26th 2-hitter). Howard pitched six, 3-hit innings, holding the Suns scoreless. He walked one and struck out ten. Jonathan Hennigan (3.33) picked up the three-inning save (2).
The BlueClaws waited until the sixth inning to make Howard the pitcher of record. They scored 6 runs on Quincy Nieporte’s 2-run double, Gregori Rivero’s RBI single, and Josh Stephen’s 3-run HR (4). They added single runs in the seventh and eighth on Rodolfo Duran’s 11th HR and Jake Scheiner’s RBI single.
Rodolfo Duran (.263) went 3-3 with 2 runs scored, a HR, RBI, BB.
Jake Scheiner (.274), Daniel Brito, and Gregori Rivero (.202) had 2 hits each.
Josh Stephen had 3 RBI, Quincy Nieporte had two.
- #5 Jhailyn Ortiz (.228): went 0-4 with a run scored, HBP
- #10 Daniel Brito (.245): went 2-5 with a run scored
- #17 Kyle Young (3-3, 2.68):
- #19 Spencer Howard (4-7, 5.06): 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 10 K
- #26 Simon Muzziotti (.321): went 0-5
- #29 Nick Maton (.271): DNP
Williamsport (7-6) lost to State College, 6-5, when the bullpen gave up 5 runs in the last three innings. Ethan Lindow (1.80) went five innings and held the Spikes to a run on 4 hits and a walk. Abdallah Aris (2.35) got a hold (another flawed stat) with a 2-run inning on 3 hits and a walk. Rafael Carvajal (0.96) stranded an inherited runner in 1.2 innings, but had to be pulled after 1.2 innings. Jose Jimenez (6.75) stranded 2 inherited runners in 0.2 innings, but had to be yanked after giving up a run in favor of Luis Ramirez (0-3, 9.00) who keeps getting the call in spite of his performance. Tonight, he allowed an inherited runner to score, blew his second save, and gave up the tying and winning runs in 0.2 innings.
The Crosscutters built a 5-1 lead with one run in the first on Alec Bohm’s RBI single, 2 runs in the third on Edwin Rodriguez’ 2-run HR (2), one run in the fourth on Matt Kroon’s lead off HR (1), and one run in the seventh on Matt Vierling’s two-out, solo HR (1).
Vierling (.435) and Ben Pelletier (.231) had 2 hits each.
Rafael Marchan stole his fifth base.
- Alec Bohm (.167): went 1-4 with an RBI
- #18 Francisco Morales (1-0, 3.24):
- #28 Jonathan Guzman (.243):
- #30 Jhordany Mezquita:
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Other prospects –
- #25 Kevin Gowdy: not expected to pitch this season
DSL Phillies Red (7-17) lost 5-3.
DSL Phillies White (12-11) won 5-1.
6/29/18–Philadelphia signed LHP Keylan Killgore.
6/29/18–2B Heiker Meneses assigned to Reading from Lehigh
6/29/18–RHP Tyler Viza assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
6/29/18–Reading placed LHP Elniery Garcia on the 7-day DL. Left turf toe.
6/29/18–Reading placed 2B Emmanuel Marrero on the 7-day DL, retro to 6/28/18, Left shin contusion
6/29/18–Lakewood sent 1B Greg Pickett on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies East.
6/29/18–LHP Keylan Killgore assigned to GCL Phillies East.
6/29/18–LHP Ethan Evanko assigned to GCL Phillies West.
6/29/18–DSL Phillies Red placed RHP Joan Hernandez on the 60-day disabled list.
6/29/18–LHP Michael Guzman assigned to DSL Phillies Red.
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
The rosters and lists are up to date as of 6/29. (I’ve got 351 players in the organization.)
- The organization’s rosters
- The organization’s injury list
- The organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list