Clearwater gets ready to start their second half. Lakewood completed their first half with a flourish. Reading prepares for an important game Tuesday, and Lehigh Valley continues to lose. Damon Jones began his AA career with a great six innings.
Clearwater (36-30) begins their second half run on the road in Bradenton Monday night.
- #1 Alec Bohm (.313)
- #5 Spencer Howard (1-1, 2.25) placed on the 7-day IL on May 5th, shoulder soreness
- #11 Jhailyn Ortiz (.212)
- #12 Simon Muzziotti (.277)
- #17 Kyle Young (1-3, 4.29) placed on the 7-day IL on May 1st, TJ surgery
- #18 Nick Maton (.275)
- #19 Rodolfo Duran (.235) went 1-1 as a replacement for Fitch
- #20 Daniel Brito (.238)
Lehigh Valley (32-34) lost to Columbus, 3-1.
Enyel De Los Santos held the Clippers to 3 runs in six innings. He struck out six. Fernando Salas pitched one scoreless, no-hit inning. Austin Davis struck out five in two, almost perfect innings. The only batter who reached did so on a Deivi Grullon passed ball on a strike out leading off an inning where Davis struck out four.
Ali Castillo drove in the IronPigs’ only run on a sac fly in the third inning.
- #3 Adam Haseley (8-25, .320) promoted to Phillies on June 4th
- #6 Enyel De Los Santos (3-3, 3.28) – 6.0, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K
- #7 JoJo Romero (2-2, 9.64)
- #10 Ranger Suarez (2-2, 5.68) recalled by Phillies on June 7th
- #16 Cole Irvin (2-0, 2.08) recalled by Phillies on May 31st
- #22 Kyle Dohy (1-3, 8.06)
- #28 Edgar Garcia (1-1, 1.80) promoted to the Phillies on May 6th
Reading (38-28) beat Harrisburg, 2-1. The Phils are in a virtual tie with Trenton. They trail by .002 points. The first half will be decided Tuesday night. A Phils’ win and Thunder’ loss will clinch the title for Reading. Both teams play at home.
Damon Jones celebrated his promotion from Clearwater with six splendid innings. He retired the first nine batters he faced. After a lead off walk in the fourth and a single that put runners on the corners, Jones began another string of nine consecutive batters retired with a sac fly. Jones struck out a career high twelve batters.
Jake Hernandez came in to throw two perfect innings and get the win. Addison Russ pitched around a lead off single to get his ninth save.
The Phils opened the scoring in the second inning on Henri Lartigue’s solo HR (3). After the Senators tied the game in the fourth, the game remained tied until the Phils scored the go ahead run in the eighth. Mickey Moniak led off with a walk. He scored on Darick Hall’s one-out, RBI double.
Austin Listi and Grenny Cumana had 2 hits each of the Phils’ seven hits. Rehabbing Roman Quinn was back in the line up after his boo-boo the other night. He went 1-4 with 2 K. #mrglass.
Oh, and Mickey Moniak saved Russ’save bid with this web gem.
- #2 Adonis Medina (5-2, 3.32)
- #3 Adam Haseley (.268) promoted to Lehigh Valley on May 29th
- #7 JoJo Romero (1-3, 5.86)
- #9 Mickey Moniak (.256) went 1-3 with a run scored, BB
- #13 Arquimedes Gamboa (.187) went 0-4
- #15 Mauricio Llovera (2-3, 4.28)
- #21 David Parkinson (5-4, 3.63)
- #22 Kyle Dohy (2-0, 0.82) – promoted to Lehigh Valley April 25th
- #25 Cornelius Randolph (.226)
- #29 Connor Seabold – on the 7-day IL on April 4th
Lakewood (29-41) beat Asheville, 6-5. The BlueClaws completed a four-game sweep of the Tourists and closed out the first half with a five game winning streak.
Tyler McKay pitched 4.1 innings before turning the reins over to the bull pen. McKay was charged with 3 runs on 4 hits. He left with the bases loaded and Luis Ramirez entered. He retired both batters he faced but allowed 2 of 3 inherited runners to score on a wild pitch and a ground out.
Rafi Gonell went 2.2 innings and left with 2 runners on base. Gilmael Troya came in to strand both runners, but gave up 2 runs in the ninth on a 2-run HR. Luis Carrasco got the final out on a strike out for his second save.
Lakewood never trailed. They scored a run in the first inning on a double play. They took the lead again with 3 runs in the fifth on Rafael Marchan’s 3-run double. They padded a one-run led with 2 important insurance runs in the ninth on Cole Stobbe’s 2-run HR (7).
Marchan, Hunter Stovall, and Ben Pelletier had 2 hits each.
- #1 Alec Bohm (.367) – promoted to Clearwater, 4/29/2019
- #4 Luis Garcia (.186) went 0-3 with 2 BB
- #8 Francisco Morales (0-3, 5.40)
- #14 Rafael Marchan (.282) went 2-4 with a double, 3 RBI
- #23 Dominic Pipkin (3-1, 3.29)
- #24 Kevin Gowdy (0-2, 4.15)
- #26 Jhordany Mezquita (2-3, 5.08)
- #30 Manuel Silva (1-2, 6.21)
Williamsport (1-1) postponed.
Double header on Monday. Jose Conopoima pitches the first game. TBD the second.
- #27 Starlyn Castillo
GCL Phillies East begins its 2019 season on June 24th.
GCL Phillies West begins its 2019 season on June 24th.
DSL Phillies Red (9-3) No game on Sundays.
DSL Phillies White (9-4) No game on Sundays.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of June 10th.
6/16/2019 – Phillies optioned RHP Edgar Garcia to Lehigh Valley
6/16/2019 – Phillies optioned LHP Ranger Suarez to Lehigh Valley
6/16/2019 – Phillies recalled LHP Cole Irvin from Lehigh Valley
6/16/2019 – RHP Jose Taveras assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
6/16/2019 – Nick Matera assigned to Lehigh Valley from Williamsport
6/16/2019 – Lehigh Valley activated LF Shane Robinson from the 7-day IL
6/16/2019 – LHP Damon Jones assigned to Reading from Clearwater
6/16/2019 – LHP Manuel Silva assigned to XST from Lakewood
6/16/2019 – RHP Tyler McKay assigned to Lakewood from XST
6/16/2019 – Phillies sent SS Phil Gosselin outright to Lehigh Valley
6/15/2019 – RHP Seth McGarry assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
6/15/2019 – Assigned Jose Brazon to DSL Red from GCL East