Threshers Recap – 7/18/2019

Clearwater (14-15, 50-45)  postponed.

Lehigh Valley (47-48)  lost to Gwinnett, 11-2.  

Tyler Viza gave up 6 runs in 2.2 innings.  Tom Windle tossed 1.1 scoreless. Connor Brogdon pitched two, no-hit, scoreless innings.  Yacksel Rios gave up 5 runs in 1.1 innings.  Andrew Romine was asked to get the final two outs in a bases loaded situation and did, although he walked in one of 3 inherited runners.

They scored a run in the fifth on Logan Morrison’s RBI single and a run in the seventh on Phil Gosselin’s RBI single. The IronPigs were held to one run by  Mike Foltynewicz on 4 hits and 3 walks in six innings.  Gosselin had 3 hits, Castillo and Morrison had 2 each.

Reading (18-9, 57-37)  suspended leading Hew Hampshire, 1-0 in the first inning.  Alejandro Requena pitched a perfect first inning.  The top of the order hit 3 consecutive singles – Luke Williams, Jose Gomez, and Darick Hall – before the game was halted.

Lakewood (9-17, 38-58)  lost to Kannapolis, 7-1.

Jhordany mezquita gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk in 3.1 innings.  Andrew Schultz gave up 2 runs on 3 hits in 0.2 innings.  Dominic Pipkin gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks in 0.2 innings.  Mark Potter pitched 3.1 scoreless innings.

The Claws scored their run in the fifth on a fielder’s choice.  McCarthy Tatum had 2 hits/ Luis Garcia went 0-4.

Williamsport (9-23)  split with Mahonng Valley, winning 8-1 and losing 3-2.

Game One:  Hsin-Chieh Lin gave up one run on four hits and 2 walks in 2.1 innings while striking out three.  Adam Cox struck out 3 in 2.2 perfect inning, stranding 2 of 2 inherited runners and getting his first win.  Omar Maldonado finished with two perfect innings.

The Cutters scored 2 runs in the second on Hunter Markwardt’s RBI triple and Jake Holme’s sac fly.  They scored 2 in the third on Kendall Simmons’ sac fly and Juan Aparicio’s RBI triple.  They added 3 in the fifth on Logan O’Hoppe’s 3-run HR (4).  And, tacked on a run in the sixth on Hunter Hearn’s solo HR (2)

Bryson Stott went 1-2 with 2 runs scored and a walk.  Logan O’Hoppe and Hunter Hearn had 2 hits each.  Corbin Williams stole his 17th base.

Game Two:  Jose Conopoima gave up 3 runs in four innings on 3 hits and a walk, striking out four.  Anton Kuznetsov walked one and struck out three in two scoreless innings.  Rafael Carvajal struck out two in a scoreless inning.

The Cutters scored a run in the third on Corbin Wuilliams’ RBI sngle and a run in the fourth on DJ Stewart’s RBI single.  Stott went 0-2 with a walk.  Williams had 2 hits.

GCL Phillies East (9-8)  lost to Tigers East, 9-8 in 13, and won 6-3.

Game One:  was the completion of a game suspended in the 13th from July 2nd where the Phillies must have run out of pitchers.  They used 8 pitchers including a catcher.  They had 15 hits.  Wilfredo Flores went 4-7 at the top of the order.

Brendan Bell got his first taste of OT baseball and allowed the placed runner to score.

Game Two:  Starlyn Castillo was activated (after being reassigned, huh?) and threw 0.2 innings on the road (grr, wtf!).  He gave up 3 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks, striking out one.  Carlos Francisco inherited 2 runners and let one score.  He pitched 2.1 innings and gave up 3 hits, striking out two.  Brendan Kudlinski pitched two perfect innings.  Andy Reyes pitched a scoreless inning.  Jose Ulloa got his first win with three, scoreless, one-hit innings.

The Phillies scored single runs in the first, fourth, and eighth innings on Vito Friscia’s sac fly, Jevi Hernandez’ RBI single, and Curtis Mead’s game-tying steal of home. They scored 3 runs in the ninth on Mead’s bases loaded walk and Brayan Gonzalez’ 2-run single.

Jevi Hernandez had 3 hits.  Mead and Gonzalez had 2 hits each.

Marcus Lee Sang walked and stole his 4th base.

GCL Phillies West (14-4)  lost to Yankees East, 8-5.

Jack Perkins made another rehab appearance and went 2.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk while striking out five.  His FB was 88-91, and sat 89-90.  He also throws a SL and CH.  Fernando Lozano pitched 1.1, 2-hit, scoreless innings, but allowed his inherited runner to score from second on a double. Dude!  He was a soft tosser today.  Gunner Mayer gave up the lead, giving up 3 runs on 4 hits and 2 walks.  He struck out three.  His FB was 90-92 touching 93 once today.  Juan Miranda struck out two and stranded an inherited runner in 1.1 innings.  Nicoly Pina gave up 3 runs on 2 hits and a walk in 0.2 innings.  His FB was 92-94, sitting 92-03 today.  Jaylen Smith came in to get the last out, stranding two inherited runners.

The Phillies took the lead twice and came back to tie twice, but couldn’t overcome a 3-run ninth.  They scored a run in the second on Sal Gozzo’s bases loaded walk.  They scored 2 in the fourth on Johan Rojas’ RBI triple (his 3rd in 2 games, and fifth overall).  They tied the game with single runs ion the sixth and seventh innings on a wild pitch and Keaton Greenwaldt’s towering home run (1) to left center field.

Rixon Wingrove (.343) went 2-5.  The Phillies managed just 5 hits but drew 7 walks.  They went 1-7 with RISP.

Mayer picked a runner off first base.

DSL Phillies Red (25-11)  beat the Twins, 3-2.

DSL Phillies White (24-16)  lost to the Tigers1, 14-9.

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The rosters and lists are up to date as of July …

Today’s Transactions (newest transactions in bold text)
7/18/19 – Phillies optioned RHP Edgar Garcia to Lehigh Valley
7/18/19 – Phillies optioned LHP Austin Davis to Lehigh Valley
7/18/19 – Phillies selected the contract of RHP Fernando Salas from Lehigh Valley
7/18/19 – Phillies recalled LHP Cole Irvin from Lehigh Valley
7/18/19 – OF Jadiel Sanchez assigned to GCL West
7/18/19 – GCL West activated RHP Josh Gessner from the restricted list
7/18/19 – C Mitchell Edwards assigned to GCL West from GCL East
7/18/19 – RHP Starlyn Castillo assigned to GCL East from GCL West
7/18/19 – LHP Nathanael Bido assigned to DSL White from DSL Red
7/18/19 – RHP Cristofer Adames assigned to DSL Red from DSL White
7/18/19 – Clearwater assigned C Edgar Cabral from the 7-day IL to the 60-day IL
7/18/19 – Clearwater assigned LHP Kyle Young from the 7-day IL to the 60-day IL
7/18/19 – C Kevin Escalante assigned to DSL Red from GCL West
7/17/19 – Phillies placed RF Jay Bruce on the 10-day IL, right oblique strain
7/17/19 – Phillies recalled LF Nick Williams from Lehigh Valley
7/17/19 – Clearwater placed C Jack Conley on the 7-day IL
7/17/19 – C Nick Matera assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
7/17/19 – Phillies signed Int’l FA Christopher Burke to a futures contract with GCL East
7/17/19 – Yacksel Rios activated by Lehigh Valley
7/17/19 – Rob Brantly activated by Lehigh Valley
7/17/19 – Joshua Gessner activated by GCL West
7/16/19 – Phillies assigned Edubray Ramos to the 10-day IL
7/16/19 – Phillies recalled Austin Davis Lehigh Valley
7/16/19 – Phillies activated RHP Juan Nicasio from the 10-day IL
7/16/19 – Phillies optioned RHP Yacksel Rios to Lehigh Valley
7/16/19 – RHP Luis Carrasco assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/16/19 – RHP Alejandro Requena assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/16/19 – LHP Zach Warren assigned to Clearwater from GCL West
7/16/19 – Clearwater sent Waylon Richardson on a rehab assignment to GCL West
7/16/19 – SS Uziel Viloria assigned to DSL Red
7/15/19 – Jadiel Sanchez assigned to GCL West from GCL East
7/15/19 – DSL Red activated Uziel Viloria
7/15/19 – DSL Red released Noelis Moreno
7/15/19 – Phillies sent C Rob Brantly outright to Lehigh Valley
7/15/19 – Phillies signed free agent 1B Logan Morrison to a minor league contract
7/15/19 – LHP Josh Tols assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
7/15/19 – C Nick Matera assigned to Lakewood from Lehigh Valley
7/15/19 – 1B Logan Morrison assigned to Lehigh Valley
7/15/19 – Reading placed RHP Mauricio Llovera on the 7-day IL
7/15/19 – 2B Brayan Gonzalez assigned to GCL East from Williamsport
7/14/19 – Phillies placed RHP Tommy Hunter on the 10-day IL, forearm strain
7/14/19 – 1B Ryan Howard retired
7/14/19 – Phillies recalled RHP Edubray Ramos from Lehigh Valley
7/14/19 – Lehigh Valley placed RHP Alexis Rivero on the 7-day IL
7/14/19 – LHP Taylor Lehman assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
7/14/19 – Lakewood placed RHP Tyler McKay on the 7-day IL retro to July 13th
7/14/19 – RHP Adam Leverett assigned to Williamsport from GCL East
7/14/19 – LHP Erik Miller assigned to Williamsport from GCL West
7/14/19 – SS Bryson Stott assigned to Williamsport from GCL East
7/13/19 – Phillies placed Sean Rodriguez on the 10-day IL, (7/10), abdominal strain
7/13/19 – Phillies activated C J.T. Realmuto from the paternity list
7/13/19 – Phillies designated C Rob Brantly for assignment
7/13/19 – Phillies recalled CF Adam Haseley from Lehigh Valley
7/13/19 – Lehigh Valley activated C Deivy Grullon from the 7-day IL
7/13/19 – Reading activated RHP Mauricio Llovera from the 7-day IL
7/13/19 – Lakewood sent RHP Jack Perkins on a rehab assignment to GCL West

15 thoughts on “Threshers Recap – 7/18/2019

    1. I think the next natural move is to Williamsport. Assuming he’s ready for a promotion (which is not necessarily the case, although it’s more than possible), there’s no reason I can see for him to skip a level.

      1. The whole “Phillies taking the Austrialian plunge” thing is looking very encouraging!
        * Rixon Wingrove … .343/.413/.600
        * Curtis Mead … .322/.420/.475
        * They just spent 850 thousand dollars on Josh Gessner
        * … and … Josh Tols CB is one of my favorite things to watch in all of MiLB

    1. Which azuaje are you talking about? Alexeis with the dsl red and Jesus is now in the Rockies org.

  1. I don’t know if this should fall under the category of too soon but here are the hitting stats:

    (Hitting Leaders with minimum 200 PAs through Wednesday 7/17:

    BA: Bohm (.392); Castillo (.307); Grullon (.297); Romine (.294)

    OBP: Bohm (.392); Listi (.370); Grullon (.360); Haseley (.360); Walding (.360)

    Slg%: Bohm (.537); Grullon (.491); Haseley (.481); Hall (.477); Listi (.465)

    OPS: Bohm (.930); Grullon (.851); Haseley (.840); Listi (.836)

    RBI: Listi (59); Hall (56); Bohm (54); Ortix (51); Grullon (51)

    HR: Ortiz (16); Hall (15); Listi (15); Grullon (12); Bohm (12)

    3B: Moniak (10) Junior Ortega (5); 5 guys with (4) including Bohm and Stephen

    2B: Hall (27); Bohm (24); Moniak (21); Canelo (18)

    Hits: Bohm (105); Castillo (88); Guzman {88}; Moniak (84);

    BBs: Walding (57); Listi {47}; Hall (37); L. Williams (37); Gamboa (37); Bohm (36);

    Ks: Walding (115); Stobbe (107); De La Cruz (105); Ortiz (103)

    Bohm, Listi and Grullon show up in a lot of categories. Haseley also but he’s starting to play some games at the Major League level.

  2. And the pitching stats:

    Pitching Leaders (Minimum 50 IP through Wednesday 7/17) except Wins, Losses, Ks, BBs and Saves

    ERA: Jones (1.47); Evanko (1.61); J. Hernandez (1.93); Lindow (2.56); J. Garcia (2.87); Brogdon (2.96)

    WHIP: J. Hernandez (.955); Evanko (.970); Brogdon (.987); Jones (1.004)

    Ks: Jones (125); Eastman (100); J. Garcia (89); Morales (87); Lindow (85); Requena (85)

    BBs: Dohy (40); Mezquita (40); Jones (37); Gowdy (36)

    Saves: Russ (14); Hennigan (8); Killgore (8); Rios (7)

    Wins: Windle (7); Evanko (7)

    Losses: Requena (7); Eastman (7); Santos (7); Viza (7)

    K/9: Jones (13.1); Brogdon (12.7); Morales (12.6)

  3. Yacksel Rios stinks. Time to take him off the 40; it’s ridiculous that hes still one of the first arms up when a bullpen arm is needed

  4. Israel Puello starts getting noticed. He appears big for a prototypical 18 yo latin kid — Puello is 6’3″ 200 lbs. Puello made improvements with his command and he is hitting bats. So it will be interesting to see how the pitches look like because with age and size, that’s a dream projection either as a TOR or high leverage arm.

    Puello coming soon to GCL!!

  5. Earlier I think there was a discussion of Forkball vs splitter…. if I remember correctly Hsin-Chieh Lin who is listed above under Williamsport Game 1 was identified as a forkball pitcher when he was signed. Wonder if he is still using it!

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