The GCL Phillies West lost. With eight games remaining, they have a 5.0 game lead over the Tigers West and their magic number is four.
Reading won and maintained their 4.5 game lead over Trenton. Their magic number is four with 11 games remaining. They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton.
Clearwater (28-35, 64-65) beat St. Lucie, 5-0.
James McArthus (2-1, 3.57) pitched 5.2 shutout innings. He allowed 6 hits, walked one, and struck out six. Michael Gomez (1.76) pitched 1.1 innings, stranded an inherited runner, walked three, and struck out one. Zach Warren (3.47) finished with two perfect innings.
The Threshers scored 2 runs in the first inning on Raul Rivas’ RBI triple. and a passed ball. They added a run in the second on Rivas’ RBI single, a run in the seventh on Matt Vierling’s RBI single, and a run in the ninth on Luke Miller’s solo HR (7).
Jhailyn Ortiz led off and went 1-3 with 2 walks and a run scored. Miller (.254) went 3-5 with 2 runs scored, and a HR (7). Rivas (.242) and Rafael Marchan (.230) had 2 hits each.
Lehigh Valley (60-67) suspended after the first, trailing Syracuse, 1-1.
JoJo Romero (7.35) hit the lead off batter and let him come around to score before the game was suspended.
Reading (36-25, 75-53) beat Hartford, 2-1.
Spencer Howard (2.52) pitched like Spencer Howard. He allowed 2 hits, an unearned run, walked none, and struck out seven in six innings. The bullpen delivered three scoreless innings. Jeff Singer (2.56) tossed a one-hit, 2-strike out inning. Jake Hernandez (1.76) threw one, one-walk inning with a strike out. Addison Russ (2.58) pitched a perfect inning, striking out two for his 19th save.
The Phils scored a run in the first on Alec Bohm’s sac fly. They added a run in the third on Luke Williams’ sac fly. Williams stole his 25th base.
It was a pitchers’ day. Reading allowed 3 hits and a walk, Hartford allowed 2 hits and a walk.
Lakewood (26-31, 55-72) lost to Lexington, 2-1.
Francisco Moraels (1-7, 3.74) Pitched five, 2-hit innings. He gave up one run, walked one, and struck out seven. Victor Santos (3.81) tossed three perfect innings, striking out four.
Williamsport (26-38) was no-hit by Mahoning Valley, 8-0.
Junior Tejada (2-1, 3.38) lasted 0.1 innings and gave up 5 runs on 6 hits. Anton Kuznetsov (2.30) stranded an inherited runner and pitched 3.2 innings of no-hit ball. He struck out three. Jose Conopoima (3.26) went three innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Jake Kinney (2.89) pitched two scoreless innings, striking out three.
GCL Phillies East (19-24) beat GCL Phillies West (30-14), 5-1 in ten innings. The game was played in Spectrum Field. The Clearwater City Series is 5-3 in favor of the West with one game remaining between the two.
Three Phillies East pitchers no-hit Phillies West for ten innings. The only run allowed was the unearned, OT runner placed on second base after East took a 5-0 lead.
Hunter Milam (4.30) pitched four, no-hit innings. He walked three and struck out five. Gabriel Cotto (7.91) threw three, one-hit innings. He walked one and struck out two. The lone hit was an infield single that Jose Mercado fielded on a diving stop to his left, but threw late to first. Tyler Adams (3-0, 6.14) pitched the final three innings and allowed the unearned run, walked two, struck out one, and scooped the win.
The East scored 5 times in the tenth inning. Guarner Dipre reached on a fielding error on his sacrifice. Jose Totorlero brought home the game’s first run on an RBI double. An infield single loaded the bases, and Luis Matos ripped a 3-run triple down the left field line. He scored on a wild pitch.
West’s Josh Gessner (2.84) tossed four shutout innings. He took a no-hitter into the fourth and gave up a lead off double to Vito Friscia. It was the only hit he allowed and he struck out five. Fernando Lozano (2.20) pitched three, two-hit innings. He struck out two. Riley Wilson (0-1, 2.84) pitched 2.1 innings and gave up 5 runs (2 ER) on 3 hits. He struck out three. Jaylen Smith (3.31) allowed an inherited runner to score on a wild pitch, walked one, and struck out one.
The West scored in the tenth on Bruce Wang’s sac fly. Their only hit came on Christian Valerio’s infield single.
And this is how the MLB Top Thirty did –
Alec Bohm, 3B/1B (.265): went 0-3 with an RBI, SF
Adonis Medina, RHP (6-6, 4.96): DNP
Bryson Stott, SS (.287): went 0-3
Adam Haseley, OF (.294): recalled by Phillies on 8/9
Spencer Howard, RHP (1-0, 2.52): 6.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
Luis Garcia, SS/2B (.190): went 0-3
Francisco Morales, RHP (1-7, 3.74): 5.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
Enyel De Los Santos, RHP (5-6, 3.97): DNP
Mickey Moniak, OF (.256): went 0-4
Erik Miller, LHP (0-0, 1.08): DNP
JoJo Romero, LHP (3-3, 7.35): 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 HBP, 1 BB, 1 K
Simon Muzziotti, OF (.285): went 1-5
Jhailyn Ortiz, OF (.201): went 1-3 with a run scored, 2 BB
Rafael Marchan, C (.230): went 2-5
Nick Maton, SS/2B (.242): went 0-1 as a pinch hitter
Mauricio Llovera, RHP (3-4, 4.55): placed on the 7-day IL, elbow
Cole Irvin, LHP (5-0,3.99): DNP
Rodolfo Duran, C (.240): placed on the 7-day IL on 7/26, knee
David Parkinson, LHP (10-7, 3.46): DNP
Deivy Grullon, C (.282): DNP
Damon Jones, LHP (0-1, 8.69): DNP
Kyle Young, LHP (1-3, 4.29): placed on the 7-day IL on 5/1
Arquimedes Gamboa, SS (.188): went 0-3
Daniel Brito, 2B/SS (.245): went 1-5
Kyle Dohy, LHP (6-5, 5.88): DNP
Dominic Pipkin, RHP (3-4, 5.15): DNP
Kevin Gowdy, RHP (0-5, 4.61): DNP
Jamari Baylor, SS (3-11, .273): DNP
Cornelius Randolph, OF (.242): went 1-3
Victor Santos, RHP (5-9, 3.81): 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
DSL Phillies Red (37-24) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies White (41-29) lost to the D-backs2, 6-1.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of August 22nd … there are 400 players in the org
- organization’s rosters (8/22)
- organization’s injury list (8/22)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list (8/22)
8/22/19 – Lehigh Valley placed OF Nick Williams on the TIL
8/21/19 – RHP Norman Anciani assigned to DSL White
8/21/19 – C Jonathan Rodriguez assigned to DSL White from DSL Red
8/21/19 – RHP Eiberson Castellano assigned to DSL Red from DSL White
8/21/19 – DSL Red activated OF Jhorjan Guevara from the RL
8/21/19 – RHP Luis Candelo assigned to DSL White from DSL Red
8/20/19 – Phillies transferred RHP Jake Arrieta from the 10-to the 60-day IL, bone spur
8/20/19 – Phillies reassigned RHP Jerad Eickhoff to the minor leagues
8/20/19 – Phillies optioned RHP Jerad Eickhoff to Lehigh Valley IronPigs
8/20/19 – Lakewood placed RHP Andrew Schultz on the 7-day IL
8/20/19 – Erik Miller assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
8/20/19 – RHP Saul Alcala assigned to DSL White
8/20/19 – DSL White released Michael Guzman
8/19/19 – Lehigh Valley activated LHP Josh Tols from the 7-day IL
8/19/19 – Lehigh Valley activated 3B Maikel Franco from the 7-day IL
8/19/19 – Lehigh Valley placed C Matt McBride on the 7-day IL
8/19/19 – Clearwater placed C Gabriel Ojeda on the 7-day IL
8/19/19 – RHP Francisco Morales assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
8/19/19 – RHP Rafi Gonell assigned to Williamsport from Lakewood
8/19/19 – Victor Cairo assigned to DSL Red from DSL White
8/19/19 – Jonathan Rodriguez assigned to DSL White from DSL Phillies Red
8/18/19 – Lakewood placed RHP Gilmael Troya on the 7-day IL retro to 8/17
8/18/19 – RHP Tom Sutera assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport