Clearwater (1-4) lost to Lakeland, 8-3.
Andrew Brown (0-1, 15.00) lasted three innings. He gave up 5 runs on 9 hits and a walk. He struck out two. Luis Carrasco (9.64) gave up 2 runs in 2.0 innings on 2 hits and a walk. Connor Brogdon had another scoreless outing, allowing just a walk in 2.0 innings and striking out two. Zach Warren struck out 2 in 1.0 inning, but gave up a run on 2 hits.
The Threshers had few scoring opportunities and converted only one. They scored 2 runs in the fifth inning on a force out and Matt Vierling’s RBI single. Edgar Cabral hit a solo HR (2) in the eighth.
Vierling (.438) and Cabral (.333) had 2 hit nights. The Threshers were 1-10 with runners in scoring position. Simon Muzziotti stole 2 bases.
(Sorry for the brevity in this and the other reports. I had an accident with a knife and my typing has been compromised by about 50%.)
- #5 Spencer Howard (0-1, 6.23)
- #12 Simon Muzziotti (.333) went 1-5 with an RBI
- #17 Kyle Young (0-1, 4.50)
- #18 Nick Maton
- #19 Rodolfo Duran
- #20 Daniel Brito (.133) went 0-3 with a BB
Lehigh Valley (4-1) beat Scranton, 5-4.
All the scoring in this game occurred in the first two innings. Neither starter completed five innings. Each team’s bullpen allowed only one base runner on harmless singles.
Drew Anderson (9.00) gave up 4 runs in 4.0 innings on 8 hits and 2 walks. He struck out two. Tyler Viza pitched a 1-2-3 fifth. Victor Arano (1-0) pitched 2.0 clean innings, striking out three. James Pazos allowed one hit in 2.0 innings and picked up his first save.
Lehigh scored a run in the first inning on Jan Hernandez’ solo HR (2). They scored 4 runs in the second on Dylan Cozens’ grand slam HR (1).
Hernandez and Shane Robinson had 2 hits each. The 4 RBI were Cozens first of the season.
- #6 Enyel De Los Santos (1-0, 1.80)
- #7 JoJo Romero
- #10 Ranger Suarez (1-0)
- #16 Cole Irvin (0-0, 3.60)
- #28 Edgar Garcia (0-1, 4.50)
Reading (4-1) beat New Hampshire, 2-0. Four pitchers combined to one-hit the Fisher Cats.
Mauricio Llovera tossed four one-hit innings, walking four, and striking out four. Luke Leftwich (1-0) pitched two clean innings, striking out two. Aaron Brown survived a Gamboa fielding error and retired the other six batters he faced, striking out three. Kyle Dohy walked two but struck out three in the ninth for his first save.
The Phils only had 4 hits, but made the most of their marginal opportunities. They scored a run in the fourth on Ali Castillo’s RBI triple. And, a run in the sixth without a hit – Listi HBP, took second on a ground out, third on a PB, and scored on a fielding error.
Castillo (.462) had 2 hits. Randolph and Bossart had the other two hits.
- #2 Adonis Medina (0-0, 1.80) –
- #3 Adam Haseley (.095) went 0-4
- #9 Mickey Moniak (.250) went 0-4
- #13 Arquimedes Gamboa (.125) went 0-3
- #15 Mauricio Llovera – 4.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 4 BB, 4 K
- #21 David Parkinson (1-0, 1.80)
- #22 Kyle Dohy (1-0, 0.00) – 1.0 IP 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- #25 Cornelius Randolph
- #29 Connor Seabold
Lakewood (2-3) beat Hagerstown, 4-3.
Kevin Gowdy made his first appearance since a playoff in 2016. He went 3.0 innings and threw 61 pitches. He gave up a two-out single in the first inning and survived a lead off single in the second. But the Suns got to him for 2 runs in the third. His line was 3.0 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K.
Ethan Evanko (1-0) struck out the side in the fourth. James McArthur (3.00) pitched 3.0 innings and gave up a run on one hit and 3 walks while striking out six. Robinson Martinez walked one and struck out three as he picked up his first save.
The BlueClaws big inning was the fourth when they scored all four of their runs on Abrahan Gutierrez’ 2-run single, Jake Holmes RBI single, and a fielder’s choice.
Alec Bohm had 3 hits. Gutierrez, Jake Holmes, and Yerwin Trejo had 2 hits each.
- #1 Alec Bohm (.235) went 3-4 with a run scored
- #4 Luis Garcia (.21) went 1-5
- #8 Francisco Morales (4.15)
- #14 Rafael Marchan
- #23 Dominic Pipkin (6.00)
- #24 Kevin Gowdy – 3.0 IP, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K
- #26 Jhordany Mezquita (0-1, 9.00)
- #11 Jhailyn Ortiz
- #27 Starlyn Castillo
- #30 Manuel Silva
Williamsport begins its 2019 season on June 14th.
GCL Phillies East begins its 2019 season on June 24th.
GCL Phillies West begins its 2019 season on June 24th.
DSL Phillies Red begins its 2019 season on June 2nd.
DSL Phillies White begins its 2019 season on June 2nd.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of March 31st.
4/4/2019 – Lehigh Valley placed 3B Gift Ngoepe on the 7-day IL. Left shin contusion
4/4/2019 – Reading placed RHP Connor Seabold on the 7-day IL
4/4/2019 – LHP Garrett Cleavinger assigned to Reading from Clearwater
4/4/2019 – 1B Kyle Martin assigned to Reading from Clearwater
4/4/2019 – Clearwater placed RF Danny Mayer on the restricted list
4/4/2019 – Philadelphia sent CF Roman Quinn on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
4/4/2019 – LHP Nick Fanti assigned to Clearwater
4/4/2019 – RHP Tyler Hallead assigned to Clearwater from GCL Phillies East
4/4/2019 – RHP Julian Garcia assigned to Williamsport from Clearwater
4/1/2019 – GCL Phillies West released RHP Antonio Canizales