Clearwater (15-18, 51-48) lost to Bradenton, 7-3 in six innings. They second game was postponed.
The Threshers jumped out to a quick lead in the first inning on Daniel Brito’s first-pitch, lead off home run (4) and Rodolfo Duran’s 2-run blast (5). Both were hit hard, Brito’s deep to right field and Duran’s into the Threshers’ bull pen.
James McArthur was the recipient of the early run support, but was unable to hold the lead. He lasted 2.2 innings giving up 3 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks. He struck out four. Kyle Arjona gave up 4 runs in 2.1 innings on 4 hits and a walk. Austin Ross pitched 1.2 scoreless innings before the game was halted.
The Threshers managed just 5 hits, only 2 after the first inning. After the Marauders fought back to tie the game in the third inning, the Threshers loaded the bases with nobody out, but were unable to score. They got one hit after that.
Conversely, McArthur and Arjona walked 4 batters and all 4 scored. After being gifted a 3-0 lead, McArthur walked the lead off batter in the second inning. He scored after a wild pitch and a one-out single. He walked the first two batters in the third inning and both scored on a two out, two-run single that tied the game. Arjona waited until the second batter in the fifth before issuing a free pass. He scored on a two out, two-run single that gave Bradenton the lead. He crushed all hope of winning with a 2-run HR two pitches later.
Lehigh Valley (47-51) no game scheduled.
Reading (20-11, 59-40) lost to Binghamton, 3-2.
JoJo Romero pitched six innings and gave up 2 runs (only one ER) on 4 hits and 2 walks. He struck out seven. Jake Hernandez pitched a scoreless inning striking out two. Jonathan Hennigan gave up an unearned run in two innings on a hit and 3 walks.
The Phils scored 2 runs in the eighth inning on Mickey Moniak’s RBI single and Alec Bohm’s sac fly.
Raul Rivas had 2 hits. Moniak went 1-4. Bohm went 0-3. Josh Stephen stroked a 2-out, pinch hit double in the ninth.
Lakewood (10-19, 39-60) no game scheduled.
Williamsport (10-26) lost to State College, 9-3.
Carlos Francisco gave up 6 runs in two innings on 5 hits and 3 walks. Tom Sutera pitched four shutout innings allowing one hit and striking out three. Jake Kinney gave up 3 runs in 1.1 innings. Anton Kuznetsov mopped up and stranded 2 inherited runners in 0.2 innings.
The Crosscuters scored one run in the first inning on Kendall Simmons RBI single. They scored 2 runs in the seventh on Johan Rojas 2-run HR (1).
The Cutters had 10 hits, but went 1-10 with RISP. Johan Rojas went 3-4 with a triple. Logan O’Hoppe went 2-4 with a double. Juan Aparicio went 2-4. Corbin Williams went 2-3 and stole his 20th base. Bryson Stott went 0-4.
GCL Phillies East (12-9) beat the Tigers West, 5-2.
Luke Leftwich was the opener and dispatched the Tigers on 12 pitches recording 2 strike outs and a ground out. Victor Vargas followed with four, one-run innings. He allowed 5 hits and a walk while striking out two. His FB was 89-90. Waylon Richardson pitched his third rehab inning. He needed just 8 pitches to retire three Tigers’ batters.
Andy Reyes received a quick hook after retiring one of three batters. He gave up a ru on a walk, wild pitch, and base hit. Carlos Francisco relieved and started off with a walk. A force out put runners on the corners, and a botched double steal ended the inning. Brenden Kudlinski earned his first save with a perfect ninth.
The Phillies built an early 4-0 lead with 2 runs in the first inning on RBI doubles by Vito Friscis and Curtis Mead; a run in the second on a wild pitch; and a run in the third on Cesar Rodriguez’ sac fly. They added an insurance run in the seventh on another wild pitch.
Jose Mercado, Vito Friscia, and Luis Matos had 2 hits each.
GCL Phillies West (15-6) lost to the Blue Jays, 7-0.
Brandon Ramey (1.62) pitched four innings and gave up one run on three hits. He walked none and struck out five. The first inning run scored on a double play ball. Ramey hit the lead off batter and he moved to third on a single. Ramey held the Jays to two hits over the next three innings, retiring them in order twice.
Jaylen Smith (2.84) followed with a one-walk inning, striking out two. Aiden Anderson (6.48) took the mound in the sixth and got clobbered. He retired just one batter, gave up 3 runs, and left with the bases loaded after a 4-pitch walk. His line was further bloated to 0.1 IP, 3 H, 6 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 K when Connor Hinchliffe (1.54) allowed all 3 inherited runners to score. Hinchliffe went on to pitch a scoreless inning.
Recently signed international free agent RHP Josh Gessner pitched one inning. He allowed a hit, a walk, and struck out a batter. This was a road game, so I have nothing more. Hopefully, he pitches at the Complex next time.
The Phillies managed just 5 singles. Twelfth rounder, Jadiel Sanchez went 1-4 from the lead off position. Keaton Greenwalt went 1-4. Mitchell Edwards went 1-3. Recently reassigned Tucker Maxwell went 0-4 with 3 K.
DSL Phillies Red (26-12) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies White (25-18) lost to the Rangers2, 6-1.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of July 22nd … there are 398 players in the org
- organization’s rosters (7/22)
- organization’s injury list (7/22)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list (7/22)
7/22/19 – RHP Connor Seabold assigned to Reading from Clearwater
7/22/19 – RHP Colton Eastman assigned to Clearwater from Reading
7/22/19 – Reading placed RHP Luis Carrasco on the 7-day IL
7/22/19 – RHP James McArthur assigned to Clearwater from Lakewood
7/22/19 – RHP Dylan Castaneda assigned to GCL West
7/22/19 – LHP Cam Beauchamp assigned to GCL East
7/22/19 – Kyle Dohy assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
7/22/19 – Austin Davis activated by Lehigh Valley
7/21/19 – Phillies signed free agent LHP Drew Smyly
7/20/19 – Phillies optioned RHP JD Hammer to Lehigh Valley
7/20/19 – Minnesota traded RHP Mike Morin to Phillies for cash
7/20/19 – RHP Omar Maldonado assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport