The Clearwater Threshers (43-44) lost to Dunedin, 3-0. Mauricio Llovera (2-7, 4.35), pitching in place of recently DL-ed Bailey Falter, gave up 2 runs on 6 hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out four. Alberto Tirado (1.69) pitched around 3 hits and a walk in two scoreless innings. Will Hibbs (5.93) pitched a 1-2-3 inning.
Grenny Cumana (.373) and Raul Rivas (.250) each went 2-3.
Grenny Cumana had an outfield assist at home.
GCP Phillies East (12-7) won a rain-shortened game against the Tigers West, 11-0. Jonas De La Cruz (2-0, 3.68) pitched five, shutout innings. He gave up 3 hits and struck out two. Victor Sobil (rehab) struck out two in one innings. Adam Cox (2.70) struck out the lead off batter in the seventh when the game was halted due to heavy rain.
The Phillies put the game away with a 6-run sixth inning. Nicolas Torres (.429) went 3-4 with 4 runs scored. Jack Zoellner (.302) went 2-2 with 2 runs scored, a HR (2), 3 RBI, and 2 walks. Jake Holmes (.344) went 2-4 with a run scored, double, HR (2), and 4 RBI. Carlos De La Cruz went 2-4 with a solo HR (1) that will become his second when Wednesday’s suspended games becomes official.
GCL Phillies West (10-10) lost to the Yankees West, 14-6. Victor Vargas (0-2, 7.11) gave up 9 runs on 11 hits in five innings. Sati Canta Cruz (9.00) gave up 5 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks in three innings. Austin O’Brien (.241) hit a solo HR (1) and struck out 4 times.
Lehigh Valley (53-37) lost to Buffalo, 4-3 in ten innings. Jake Waguespack (5.15) turned in a solid start, giving up just one run on 3 hits in six innings. He walked 2 and struck out four. Reliever Yacksel Rios (.4.35) was done in by 2 defensive errors. Zac Curtis (2.88) was charged with a blown save when the defense choked up a third error in the inning. In all, the pitchers issued a walk, struck out two, and induced 4 ground balls to infielders in the seventh inning; and Bowie scored 2 runs to tie the game. Jake Thompson (1-2, 4.42) gave up an unearned run in the tenth during the penalty kick portion of the game.
The IronPigs only collected 3 hits. They managed a 3-run sixth inning on Dylan Cozens’ three-run HR (11). They worked 4 walks but also struck out 14 times.
Hector Neris pitched an inning and struck out two while allowing a base hit. No walks, though.
Reading (41-48) lost to Bowie, 7-5 on the strength of the visitors’ 6-run ninth inning.
Tyler Viza (5.09) held the Baysox to one run on 7 hits in five innings. Seth McGarry (3.35) struck out 4 in two innings. Josh Tols (2.79) struck out 2 in one inning. Jeff Singer (0-2, 4.05) was charged with 6 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks in two-thirds of an inning. He left with the game tied and runners on the corners, and Luke Leftwich (3.82) allowed both inherited runners to score before ending the inning.
Darick Hall (.220) went 3-4 with 2 runs scored, a HR (10), and 2 RBI.
Damek Tomscha (.307) went 2-4 with a run scored.
Lakewood (53-36) swept a double header from Asheville, 4-1 and 5-2.
Game One: Spencer Howard (5-7, 4.84) tossed a complete game, seven-inning, three-hitter. He gave up a run on a solo HR, walked one, and struck out eight. He threw 70 strikes among his 98 pitches.
Jake Scheiner (.284) hit his 10th HR and had 2 hits. Matt Vierling (.290) had 2 hits, 2 doubles and an RBI. Rodolfo Duran picked a runner off first base.
Game Two: Damon Jones (7-3, 2.21) pitched six solid innings, giving up 2 runs on 8 hits. He walked none and struck out eight. Connor Brogdon (3.50) pitched a scoreless inning for his second save.
The BlueClaws built a 5-run lead in the first two innings on Colby Fitch’s RBI single, Edwin Rodriguez’ RBI single, an RBI force out, Jhailyn Ortiz’ RBI single, and Colby Fitch’s sac fly.
Daniel Brito (.245), Ortiz (.239), and Dalton Guthrie (.250) had 2 hits each.
Jones picked a runner off first base.
Williamsport (10-15) lost to Tri-City, 5-3. Ethan Lindow (0-1, 2.49) delivered a five inning, five-hitter allowiing 2 runs. He walked 3 and struck out nine. Austin Ross (7.71) gave up 2 runs in an inning of work. Abdallah Aris (3.09) struck our 3 in 2.1 innings, but gave up a run on 2 hits and 5 walks. Jose Jimenez (4.22) came in with the bases loaded and got the last 2 outs without yielding a run.
The Cutters managed just 4 hits and 4 walks.
Madison Stokes (.400 went 1-3 with a run scored, triple, and 2 RBI.
Ben Pelletier had an outfield assist at second base.
Lindow picked a runner off first base.
DSL Phillies Red (12-23) beat Rockies, 9-1.
DSL Phillies White (20-14) beat Cubs2, 9-0.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of July 12th.
7/12/18–1B Zach Green assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
7/12/18–3B Damek Tomscha assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
7/12/18–C Nick Rickles assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
7/12/18–RHP Jacob Waguespack assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
7/12/18–Reading placed 2B Drew Stankiewicz on the 7-day DL retro to 7/9/2018
7/11/18–Philadelphia activated RHP Vince Velasquez from the 10-day DL
7/11/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Enyel De Los Santos to Lehigh Valley
7/11/18–SS Madison Stokes assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies East.
7/11/18–RHP Adam Cox assigned to GCL Phillies East from GCL Phillies West.
7/10/18–2B Brian Mims assigned to Williamsport from Clearwater
7/10/18–Philadelphia placed Pedro Florimon on the 60-DL retro to 5/30. Foot fracture.
7/10/18–Philadelphia designated LHP Hoby Milner for assignment.
7/10/18–Philadelphia optioned Dylan Cozens to Lehigh Valley
7/10/18–Philadelphia selected the contract of 2B Trevor Plouffe from Lehigh Valley
7/10/18–Philadelphia selected the contract of Enyel De Los Santos from Lehigh Valley
7/10/18–Jake Thompson returned to Lehigh Valley from Philadelphia
7/10/18–LF Adam Haseley assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/10/18–Clearwater placed LHP Bailey Falter on the 7-day DL retro to 7/8/18
7/10/18–CF Kevin Markham assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
7/10/18–RHP Will Hibbs assigned to Clearwater from Reading
7/10/18–Lakewood sent Robinson Martinez on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies East.
7/9/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Drew Anderson to Lehigh Valley
7/9/18–Philadelphia recalled LHP Hoby Milner from Lehigh Valley
7/9/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Jake Thompson from Lehigh Valley
7/8/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Yacksel Rios to Lehigh Valley
7/8/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Drew Anderson from Lehigh Valley
7/6/18–RHP Fernando Ortega (16) signed as an international free agent
7/6/18–OF Leandro Pineda (16) * signed as an international free agent