Clearwater (8-12) beat Florida, 13-1. The bats came alive in a noon start.
Damon Jones (0.96) came one out short of qualifying for the win. He lasted 4.2 innings and held the frogs to one run on 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out six. He departed with the score 5-1, after 91 pitches (57 strikes), and with runners on first and second on 2 walks in ten pitches.
Luis Ramirez made his first Clearwater appearance, stranded the two inherited runners, retired seven batters in succession, struck out two, and snagged the win.
Connor Brogdon (2.70) pitched the final two innings allowing just one base runner. He struck out two.
The Threshers tied the score at one in the third inning on a wild pitch. They established a lead with 4 runs in the fourth on RBI singles by Ben Aklinski and Jose Gomez, a bases-loaded walk by Daniel Brito, and an RBI single by Dalton Guthrie. They put the game away with 6 runs in the fifth on RBI hits by Colby Fitch, Gomez, Brito, Jhailyn Ortiz, and a 2-run double by Jake Scheiner. And, they padded their lead with 2 runs in the seventh on Dalton Guthrie’s solo HR (1) and a force out.
The Threshers logged 16 hits. Dalton Guthrie (.364) Jake Scheiner (.224), and Jose Gomez (.250) had 3 hits each. Jhailyn Ortiz (.211) and Simon Muzziotti (.279) had 2 hits each. The team went 9-18 with RISP.
(Sorry for the brevity in this and the other recaps. Finger’s better, company has gone back to PA, but I have a new injury. Won’t affect ability to report but will keep me home a few days. Should be back at the Complex and Bright House next week.)
- #5 Spencer Howard (1-1, 2.25)
- #11 Jhailyn Ortiz (.211) went 2-5 with a run scored, double, RBI
- #12 Simon Muzziotti (.279) went 2-4 with 2 runs scored, triple, RBI, BB
- #17 Kyle Young (0-3, 5.40)
- #18 Nick Maton (.242)
- #19 Rodolfo Duran (.154)
- #20 Daniel Brito (.152) went 1-4 with a run scored, double, 2 RBI
Lehigh Valley (14-4) beat Pawtucket, 3-1.
Cole Irvin (2-0, 1.14) tossed six shutout innings. He gave up 3 hits, 2 walks, and struck out seven. Austin Davis (0.00) continued his flawless AAA season with a scoreless inning. Yacksel Rios (3.24) gave up one run in two innings as he picked up his first save.
Lehigh scored first with 2 runs in the third inning on Andrew Romine’s RBI single and Deivi Grullon’s sac fly. They tacked on a run in the fifth on a throwing error.
Cozens (.218), Romine (.321), and Gift Ngoepe (.278) had 2-hit games.
- #6 Enyel De Los Santos (2-0, 2.81)
- #7 JoJo Romero (1-1, 9.00)
- #10 Ranger Suarez (1-0, 8.00)
- #16 Cole Irvin (2-0, 1.14) – 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
- #28 Edgar Garcia (0-1, 3.24)
Reading (9-7) beat Richmond, 7-2.
Bailey Falter (2.93) pitched four innings. He allowed 2 unearned runs on 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out four. He was lifted for a pinch hitter in the fifth inning with 2 out and 2 runs scored. He had thrown 76 pitches. Aaron Brown (1-2, 5.73) and Jeff Singer (0.00) each threw two shutout innings. Jake Hernandez (2.70) pitched a scoreless ninth.
Reading tied the game with 2 runs in the fifth inning on RBI doubles by Ali Castillo and Grenny Cumana. They took the lead with 5 runs in the seventh on Cumana’s 2-run single, Josh Stephen’s 2-run double, and Mickey Moniak’s RBI single.
Grenny Cumana had 2 of the Phils’ 6 hits and 3 RBI.
Josh Stephen entered as a pinch hitter and doubled with 2 RBI.
- #2 Adonis Medina (0-0, 3.00)
- #3 Adam Haseley (.161)
- #9 Mickey Moniak (.213) went 1-5 with an RBI
- #13 Arquimedes Gamboa (.109) went 0-2 with a run scored and 2 BB
- #15 Mauricio Llovera (2.89)
- #21 David Parkinson (2-1, 4.02)
- #22 Kyle Dohy (2-0, 0.82)
- #25 Cornelius Randolph (.229)
- #29 Connor Seabold – on the 7-day IL
Lakewood (6-14) lost to Rome, 1-0.
Kevin Gowdy (1.83) pitched five, 2-hit, shutout innings walking 2 and striking out three. James McArthur (0-1, 5.11) gave up one run in three innings on 2 hits. He walked none and struck out three.
The BlueClaws collected 9 hits, and were 0-4 with RISP. Abrahan Gutierrez (.412) and Jonathan Guzman (.217) had 2 hits each.
Luis Garcia was at the top of the order again.
- #1 Alec Bohm (.343) went 1-4
- #4 Luis Garcia (.197) went 1-4
- #8 Francisco Morales (5.93)
- #14 Rafael Marchan (.316)
- #23 Dominic Pipkin (5.84)
- #24 Kevin Gowdy (1.84) – 5.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
- #26 Jhordany Mezquita (1-2, 9.49)
- #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 April 17th.
4/24/2019 – Phillies optioned RHP Drew Anderson to Lehigh Valley
4/24/2019 – Phillies optioned 3B Mitch Walding to Lehigh Valley
4/24/2019 – Phillies selected the contract of 2B Sean Rodriguez from Lehigh Valley
4/24/2019 – Phillies recalled RHP Enyel De Los Santos from Lehigh Valley
4/24/2019 – RHP Kevin Gowdy assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
4/24/2019 – RHP James McArthur assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
4/24/2019 – RHP Francisco Morales assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
4/24/2019 – RHP Victor Santos assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
4/24/2019 – OF Johan Rojas assigned from DSL Red to GCL West
4/22/2019 – Phillies recalled RHP Edubray Ramos from Lehigh Valley
4/22/2019 – RHP Andrew Brown assigned to Williamsport from Clearwater
4/20/2019 – Phillies placed SS Scott Kingery on the 10-day IL, hamstring strain
4/20/2019 – Phillies placed RHP Victor Arano on the 10-day IL retro to 4/19, elbow
4/20/2019 – Phillies recalled RHP Drew Anderson from Lehigh Valley
4/20/2019 – Phillies recalled 3B Mitch Walding from Lehigh Valley
4/20/2019 – Phillies recalled LHP Austin Davis from Lehigh Valley
4/20/2019 – Lehigh Valley activated C Matt McBride from the 7-day IL
4/20/2019 – RHP Ben Brown assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
4/20/2019 – LF Jimmy Smith assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
4/19/2019 – LHP Jeff Singer assigned to Reading
4/19/2019 – Clearwater placed LHP Zach Warren on the 7-day injured list
4/19/2019 – 3B Dalton Guthrie assigned to Clearwater
4/19/2019 – LHP Ethan Lindow assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
4/19/2019 – RHP James McArthur assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
4/19/2019 – RHP Kevin Gowdy assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
4/19/2019 – Tyler Carr assigned from Williamsport to Lakewood
4/19/2019 – Alejandro Requena assigned from Clearwater to Williamsport
4/19/2019 – Kyle Young assigned from Williamsport to Clearwater
4/18/2019 – Phillies activated CF Roman Quinn from the 10-day IL
4/18/2019 – Lehigh Valley activated RHP Tyler Viza from the 7-day IL
4/18/2019 – Luis Carrasco assigned from Clearwater to Williamsport
4/18/2019 – Seth McGarry assigned from Williamsport to Clearwater
4/18/2019 – JD Hammer assigned from Lehigh Valley to Reading
4/17/2019 – Lehigh Valley activated 3B Gift Ngoepe from the 7-day IL
4/17/2019 – Phillies transferred Tommy Hunter from the 10-day to 60-day IL, forearm
4/17/2019 – Phillies selected the contract of 2B Phil Gosselin from Lehigh Valley
4/16/2019 – Alexis Rivero assigned from Williamsport to Reading
4/16/2019 – Julian Garcia assigned from Clearwater to Williamsport
4/16/2019 – Tyler Carr assigned from Lakewood to Williamsport
4/16/2019 – Jack Perkins assigned from Lakewood to Williamsport