The Clearwater Threshers (60-52) beat Tampa, 4-3, and took over first place in the FSL Northern Division second half race. Ramon Rosso gave up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks in 5.1 innings. He struck out seven. Rosso retired the first 11 Tarpons he faced. The first base runner he allowed came on a hit by pitch. He gave up his first hit in the fifth, a lead off double. Grant Dyer came in with the bases loaded and let 2 runs score. Blake Quinn gave up a solo HR. Jonathan Hennigan pitched a scoreless ninth.
The Threshers scored first on a fielding error in the second inning. They scored 5 runs in the fifth inning on Mickey Moniak’s 2-run double, a wild pitch, Luke Williams’ RBI single, and a ground out. They tacked on 3 more runs on Grenny Cumana’s 2-run single in the seventh and Kevin Markham’s RBI single in the ninth.
The Threshers went 6-19 with RISP. Cabral and Markham had 2 hits each. Cumana and Moniak had 2 RBI each.
- #1 Sixto Sanchez (4-3, 2.51) – placed on the 7-day DL in June, 2018
- #3 Adonis Medina (9-3, 4.96) – DNP
- #6 Mickey Moniak (.256) went 1-5 with a run scored, double, 2 RBI, BB
- #12 Daniel Brito (.125) DNP
- #11 Arquimedes Gamboa (.214) DNP
- #17 Jose Gomez (.223) went 1-3 with a run scored, double, 2 BB
- #20 David Parkinson (1-0, 0.00) – DNP
GCP Phillies East (23-16) lost to Phillies West, 6-3. Justin Miller gave up 4 runs in 1.1 innings. Gabriel Yanez held the Phillies to one hit in 4.2 innings. Brian Auerbach gave up 2 runs on 5 hits in two innings. James Smith went 3-4 with an RBI. Jack Zoellner hit a solo HR (4). Smith also had an outfield assist at home.
- #25 Dominic Pipkin (1-1, 2.61) – DNP
GCL Phillies West (20-19) beat Phillies East, 6-3. They used 5 pitchers in a planned 2-2-2-2-1 schedule. Victor Vargas was touched for an unearned run. Michael Gomez got the win giving up one run on 3 hits and 4 strike outs. Jake McKinney maintained his perfect ERA with two strike outs. Junior Tejada gave up the third run. And, Blake Bennet picked up his third save. Logan O’Hoppe went 3-4 with a double and RBI. Stoney O’Brien went 2-4 with 2 runs scored and an RBI. Christian Valerio went 2-3 with a double and RBI.
- #14 Luis Garcia (.385) went 1-3 with a run scored, triple, RBI, BB
Lehigh Valley (70-45) lost to Indianapolis, 4-3. Drew Anderson gave up 3 runs in six innings. Mark Leiter and Hector Neris pitched shutout innings. Pedro Beato took the loss, giving up a run in the ninth. Danny Ortiz went 3-4 with 2 doubles, a HR (10), and 2 RBI. Mitch Walding and Joey Meneses had 2 hits apiece.
- #8 Ranger Suarez (2-0, 3.12)
- #9 Enyel De Los Santos (9-3, 2.51) – DNP
- #10 Cole Irvin (10-4, 3.00) – DNP
- #15 Roman Quinn (.296) – recalled by Phillies on 7/27/2018
- #16 Dylan Cozens (.248) – recalled by Phillies on 7/31/2018
- #21 Drew Anderson (8-3, 3.95) – 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K
- #28 Tom Eshelman (2-10, 5.48) – DNP
Reading (54-60) beat Akron, 6-1. Connor Seabold pitched seven, 4-hit innings. He posted a game score of 75 and gave up a single run. Josh Tols pitched a clean inning. Edgar Garcia struck out the side in his inning. Darick Hall hit a 2-run HR (12). Damek Tomscha had 2 hits and a walk.
- #4 Adam Haseley (.326) went 1-5 with a run scored, 2 K
- #5 JoJo Romero (7-6, 3.80) – placed on the 7-day DL on 7/20/18
- #22 Kyle Dohy (0-2, 3.86) – DNP
- #23 Cornelius Randolph (.233) went 1-5 with an RBI, 2 K
- #24 Connor Seabold (1-2, 5.53) – 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K
Lakewood (71-43) lost to Charleston, 7-2. Damon Jones gave up 5 runs in five innings. Luis Ramirez gave up 2 runs in two innings. Tyler Fallwell pitched a scoreless inning. The BlueClaws collected 11 hits, all singles. Dalton Guthrie went 3-4 with 2 runs scored. Rodolfo Duran went 3-3 with an RBI. Madison Stokes had 2 hits. Yhe Claws turned 3 double plays.
- #7 Jhailyn Ortiz (.215) went 1-4 with an RBI, K
- #12 Daniel Brito (.252) promoted to Clearwater, August 3rd.
- #18 Kyle Young (3-3, 2.98) – placed on the 7-day DL on 7/15/18
- #19 Spencer Howard (7-7, 4.05) – DNP
- #20 David Parkinson (8-1, 1.51) – promoted to Clearwater on 8/2/18
- #30 Nick Maton (.267) DNP
Williamsport (22-29) lost to Mahoning Valley, 2-0. Manuel Silva gave up two runs in 4.1 innings. Robinson Martinez allowed an inherited runner to score. Jose Jimenez pitched 2.1 shutout innings. Combined the Cutters’ three pitchers struck out 12 batters. Cutters batters collected 4 hits.
- #2 Alec Bohm (.192) – placed on the 7-day DL on 7/14/18
- #13 Francisco Morales – (3-3, 6.31) – DNP
- #26 Kevin Gowdy – 60-day DL
- #29 Jhordany Mezquita (1-0, 3.82) – DNP.
- #29 Colton Eastman (0-2,5.63) – DNP
DSL Phillies Red (25-32) lost to the Nationals, 4-2.
DSL Phillies White (32-25) lost to the Tigers1, 4-2.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of August 8th.
8/8/18–Lehigh Valley released SS Danny Espinosa
8/7/18–Philadelphia optioned RF Dylan Cozens to Lehigh Valley
8/7/18–Texas claimed LHP Zac Curtis off waivers from Philadelphia
8/7/18–Philadelphia recalled RHP Enyel De Los Santos from Lehigh Valley
8/7/18–LHP McKenzie Mills assigned to Reading from Clearwater
8/7/18–Clearwater activated LHP Bailey Falter from the 7-day DL
8/7/18–Lakewood placed 1B Quincy Nieporte on the 7-day DL
8/7/18–C Gregori Rivero assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
8/6/18–Carlos Rondon signed as an international free agent to a 2019 contract
8/6/18–Ezequiel Ventura sgned as an international free agent to a 2019 contract
8/5/18–Philadelphia sent 3B Trevor Plouffe outright to Lehigh Valley
8/4/18–Philadelphia sent RHP Jerad Eickhoff on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
8/4/18–Trevor Bettencourt assigned to Clearwater from GCL Phillies East.
8/4/18–RHP Hsin-Chieh Lin assigned to GCL Phillies East.
8/4/18–RHP Kyle Arjona assigned to GCL Phillies East.
8/4/18–RHP Yoan Antonac assigned to GCL Phillies East.
8/3/18–Lehigh Valley released OF Adron Chambers.
8/3/18–RHP Ranfi Casimiro assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
8/3/18–RHP Alexis Rivero assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
8/3/18–Lehigh Valley placed C Nick Rickles on the 7-day DL. Left forearm contusion.
8/3/18–Lehigh Valley placed LHP Tom Windle on the temporarily inactive list.
8/3/18–Lehigh Valley activated 1B Matt McBride from the 7-day DL.
8/3/18–RF Jose Pujols assigned to Reading from Clearwater
8/3/18–2B Daniel Brito assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
8/3/18–SS Madison Stokes assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
8/3/18–SS Jake Holmes assigned to Williamsport from GCL Phillies East.
8/2/18–Philadelphia activated LHP Aaron Loup.
8/2/18–Philadelphia activated LHP Adam Morgan from the paternity list.
8/2/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Jake Thompson to Lehigh Valley
8/2/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Yacksel Rios to Lehigh Valley
8/2/18–RHP Andrew Brown assigned to Lakewood from Clearwater
8/2/18–LHP David Parkinson assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
8/1/18–Philadelphia reassigned RHP Edubray Ramos to the minor leagues.
8/1/18–Philadelphia sent SS J.P. Crawford on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
8/1/18–Philadelphia optioned RHP Edubray Ramos to Lehigh Valley
8/1/18–RHP Alexis Rivero assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/1/18–RHP Ranfi Casimiro assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/1/18–Sent LHP Junior Tejada on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies West.
8/1/18–Sent RHP Jake Kinney on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies West.