The Clearwater Threshers (63-54) beat St. Lucie, 4-1. Mauricio Llovera pitched five innings and gave up one run while striking out seven, Addison Russ got his 10th save. Wilson Ramos went 3-4 with 3 doubles in a rehab start. Henri Lartigue, Kyle Martin, and Kevin Markham had 2 hits each. Lartigue, Martin, Daniel Brito, and Jose Gomez each drove in a run. The Threshers are in first place this half with a 1.5 game lead. They also now have the best overall record this season in the FSL.
GCP Phillies East (23-19) no game scheduled.
GCL Phillies West (24-20) no game scheduled.
Lehigh Valley (72-47) beat Louisville, 4-0, behind Cole Irvin’s seven, shutout innings. Irvin and Mark Leiter held the Bats to 4 hits. Aaron Altherr went 2-4 with an RBI. Irvin helped his cause with an RBI double.
Reading (58-60) beat Binghamton, 8-5, for their eighth consecutive victory. Luke Leftwich earned the win with two shutout innings. Edgar Garcia got his 7th save. Austin Listi hit a 2-run HR (8), Deivi Grullon hit a solo HR (19), and Damek Tomscha hit a 3-run HR (15). Cornelius Randolph, Listi, Grullon, and Drew Stankiewicz and 2 hits each. Jose Pujols stole a base and had an outfield assist.
Lakewood (74-44) beat Hickory, 3-0. Julian Garcia tossed five, one-hit innings. He and Connor Brogdon each struck out five batters. They and Zach Warren pitched a combined two-hitter. Jake Scheiner had a two-run double. Josh Stephen had the other RBI. Dalton Guthrie hit 2 doubles. Rodolfo Duran, and Matt Vierling had 2 hits each.
Williamsport (23-32) lost to Batavia, 2-1. Ethan Lindow pitched five shutout innings. Danny Mayer went 3-4 with a double and his 4th HR.
DSL Phillies Red (26-34) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies White (34-26) no game scheduled.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
Transactions (newest transactions in bold text)
8/11/18–Reading sent RHP Mario Sanchez on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies West.
8/11/18–Clearwater sent RHP JD Hammer on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies East.
8/11/18–Philadelphia sent C Wilson Ramos on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
8/10/18–Philadelphia activated SS J.P. Crawford from the 10-day disabled list.
8/10/18–Philadelphia designated RHP Jake Thompson for assignment.
8/10/18–Miami traded 1B Justin Bour and cash to Philadelphia for LHP McKenzie Mills.
8/10/18–RHP Harold Arauz assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/10/18–Reading activated 2B Emmanuel Marrero from the 7-day DL.
8/10/18–Williamsport sent 3B Alec Bohm on a rehab assignment to GCL Phillies East.