The Clearwater Threshers (50-48) beat St. Lucie, 3-0. Alejandro Requena (3-2, 3.75) pitched six, two-hit innings, walking two, and striking out four. Jonathan Hennigan (0.00) pitched two, shutout innings. Addison Russ (3.29) picked up his third save with a perfect inning.
The Threshers scored a run in the third inning on Mickey Moniak’s sacrifice fly. They added 2 insurance runs in the eighth on Edgar Cabral’s RBI triple and Kyle Martin’s RBI double.
Moniak (.248) went 1-4 with a double, RBI, SF. Cabral (.245) went 2-3 with a run scored, triple, RBI, walk.
GCP Phillies East (16-12) postponed, rain.
GCL Phillies West (14-12) lost to the Pirates, 7-5. Rafi Gonnell (2-1, 4.87) dug an early hole by giving up 5 runs in the first two innings. He lasted 1.2 IP and gave up 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out three. Leonel Aponte (4.41) stranded an inherited runner and struck out five in 4.1 innings. He gave up one run on 3 hits and walked none. Jaylen Smith (7.36) pitched an inning and gave up a run on one hit and 3 walks. Adam Cox (1.80) pitched a scoreless inning, striking out two.
The Phillies battled back but fell a couple runs short. They scored a run in the second on a wild pitch following Logan O’Hoppe’s two-out triple. They scored another run in the third on a bases-loaded double play. And, another single run in the sixth on Luis Matos’ RBI single. They concluded their scoring with 2 runs in the eighth on Logan O’Hoppe’s 2-run HR (1), his first as a professional. (Actually, his triple was his first as a professional, too.)
Rather than list some of the day’s outstanding performers, here’s the box score. I can’t get over the team and individual batting averages of the prospects on this team.
|GCL Phillies West|
Even with all the hitting above, they only went 1-11 with RISP.
They stole 3 bases – Valerio (3), Matos, L (2), and Trejo (11).
Trejo picked up an outfield assist at third base. Ironically, it was the Pirates LF who was caught. He returned the favor by throwing out our LF, Luis Matos, at third base … twice.
Lehigh Valley (60-39) no game scheduled.
Reading (47-53) beat New Hampshire, 9-3. Felix Paulino (3.60) made his first AA start and pitched five innings. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits, walked four, and struck out six. Kyle Dohy (2.08) struck out three in two perfect innings. Alexis Rivero (4.19) walked one in one inning. Aaron Brown (5.40) gave up a run in a mop up inning.
Roman Quinn led off and went 1-3 with 2 runs scored, a double, and walk.
The Phils scored 2 runs in the first inning on a sac fly by Darick Hall and an RBI single by Austin Listi. They added 3 runs in the third on Damek Tomscha’s 2-run HR (12) and Austin Listi’s solo HR (6). They added 2 more runs in the fifth on Deivi grullon’s 2-run HR (15). They completed their scoring with 2 runs in the sixth on a wild pitch and an RBI single by Darick Hall.
Adam Haseley (.389) went 4-5 with 2 runs scored. Listi (.303) went 2-4.
Lakewood (60-39) beat Greensboro, 7-6 in ten innings. Gustavo Armas (2.77) pitched six innings and gave up 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk, He struck out seven. Luis Ramirez (6.14) gave up 3 runs that gave the Grasshoppers a 5-2 lead in the eighth. After the BlueClaws fought back to tie the game in the bottom of the eighth, Zach Warren (2-1, 2.32) struck out 4 in two innings and allowed just the OT runner to score as the Claw won in a walk off.
The BlueClaws took a one-run lead with 2 runs in the first inning on Simon Muzziotti’s one-out triple, Jake Scheiner’s RBI triple, and an RBI ground out. They tied the game in the eighth on Scheiner’s 2-run triple and Jhailyn Ortiz’ RBI double. And, they won with 2 runs in the tenth on a double play ground out to tie the game and Nick Maton’s RBI single.
Jake Scheiner (.287) went 3-4 with 3 runs scored, 2 triples. 3 RBI, and a walk.
Williamsport (13-22) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies Red (17-26) beat the Nationals, 11-9.
DSL Phillies White (25-16) lost to the Tigers1, 7-2.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of July 20th.
7/23/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Mark Leiter Jr. to Lehigh Valley
7/23/18–Philadelphia optioned RF Aaron Altherr to Lehigh Valley
7/23/18–Reading placed RHP Harold Arauz on the 7-day DL
7/23/18–C Gabriel Lino assigned to Clearwater from Reading
7/23/18–CF Roman Quinn assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/22/18–Philadelphia activated RHP Luis Garcia from the 10-day DL
7/22/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Yacksel Rios from Lehigh Valley
7/22/18–RHP Ranfi Casimiro assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
7/22/18–RHP Felix Paulino assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/22/18–RHP Robinson Martinez assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
7/22/18–RHP Efrain Morales assigned to DSL Phillies White from DSL Phillies Red.