The GCL Phillies West did not play. Tigers West won. We have seven games remaining, the Tigers have six. The Phillies have a 4.5 game lead. Their magic number is three.
Reading lost and maintained their 3.5 game lead over Trenton who also lost. Their magic number is three. Both teams have nine games remaining. They finish the season with 4 games in Trenton.
Clearwater (28-37, 64-67) lost to Charlotte, 5-0.
Jack Perkins (0-4, 5.85) pitched four innings. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk. He struck out five. Kyle Arjona (4.58) tossed two, one-hit innings. Keylan Killgore pitched two innings and allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out two.
The Threshers were shut out for the second straight game. They collected 6 hits, all singles. They don’t have an extra base hit among their 11 hits in the series. They went 0-8 with RISP. Simon Muzziotti had 3 hits.
Lehigh Valley (61-68) beat Scranton, 7-4.
Jerad Eickhoff (3-1, 4.67) pitched five innings. He gave up 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out three. He threw 77 pitches but only 46 strikes (59.7%). Nick Vincent (0.00) pitched a scoreless inning. Jose Taveras (7.03) allowed one run in two innings. He gave up 3 hits, walked one, and struck out two. Connor Brogdon (3.62) struck out one in a perfect inning.
The IronPigs tied the game with 2 runs in the third inning on RBI singles by Phil Gosselin and Rob Brantly. They opened up a big lead with 5 runs in the fifth on Deivy Grullon’s RBI double, Andrew Romine’s RBI single, Jose Pirela’s 2-run single, and a passed ball.
Ali Castillo (.313), Rob Brantly (.312), and Shane Robinson (.287) had 2 hits each. The team went 6-13 with RISP. Romine stole his 21st base. Grullon’s double was their only XBH among 11 hits.
Reading (36-27, 75-55) lost to Hartford, 9-4.
Adonis Medina (6-7, 4.97) pitched 5.1 innings and gave up 5 runs (3 ER) on 6 hits and 3 walks. He struck out three. Jonathan Hennigan (3.83) faced 4 batters and didn’t record an out. He allowed all 3 inherited runners to score plus 4 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks. Grant Dyer (3.97) got the final two outs i the ining, but allowed 2 inherited runners to score on a hit and a walk. Garrett Cleavinger (3.70) struck out 3 in two innings of relief.
The Phils tied the game in the fifth on Cornelius Randolph’s 2-run HR (7). They scored 2 runs in the seventh on Jose Gomez’ RBI double and a wild pitch.
Lakewood (26-32, 55-74) lost to West Virginia, 5-2.
Kevin Gowdy (0-6, 4.93) pitched four innings. He gave up 5 runs (3 ER) on 8 hits and one walk. He struck out three. Gowdy showed better control. He threw 71 pitches, 48 strikes. He had a strike percentage of 67.6, his highest of the season and eclipsing his previous best of 66.7 on June 14th.
Tom Sutera (3.80) pitched four shutout innings. He allowed 2 hits, walked one, and struck out two.
The BlueClaws scored their 2 runs in the eighth on Jonathan Guzman’s 2-run single. They had 4 hits. A double by Cole Stobbe was their only XBH. They went 1-6 with RISP.
Williamsport (27-39) beat Mahoning Valley, 3-1.
Tyler Burch (4-1, 1.76) pitched five shutout innings. He gave up 2 hits. He walked none and struck out four. Victor Vargas (2.79) pitched three innings. He gave up one run on 4 hits and 2 walks. He struck out four. Brian Marconi (4.22) struck out two in one scoreless inning. He earned his first save.
Johan Rojas (2.38) went 2-4. The team had just 4 hits and went 1-6 with RISP.
GCL Phillies East (21-25) swept a DH from the Yankees East, 1-0 and 5-1.
Game One: Jonas De La Cruz (0.84) pitched 2.2 innings of one-hit ball. He walked two and struck out four. Juan Geraldo (2-0, 3.96) pitched 4.1 innings of one-hit ball. He walked one and struck out five.
Although the Phillies pitchers allowed just two hits, the Phillies batters only had 4 hits. They scored their only run in the fourth on Marcus Lee Sang’s solo HR (2).
Game Two: Engel Estevez (4.73) pitched four, one-run innings. He allowed 3 hits, walked none, and struck out two. Brendan Bell (1-1, 6.61) pitched two, shutout innings. He allowed 2 hits, walked one, and struck out two. Andy Reyes (3.66) pitched a scoreless inning.
The Phillies scored a run in the first inning on Curtis Mead’s solo HR (4). They broke a tie in the fifth with 3 runs on Wilfredo Flores’ 3-run triple. They tacked on a run in the sixth on Jose Mercado’s RBI double.
Flores (.360) had 2 hits including a double and triple.
GCL Phillies West (31-14) no game scheduled.
And this is how the MLB Top Thirty did –
Alec Bohm, 3B/1B (.266): went 0-3 with a BB
Adonis Medina, RHP (6-7, 4.97): 5.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
Bryson Stott, SS (.273): went 0-3
- Spencer Howard, RHP (1-0, 2.52): DNP
Luis Garcia, SS/2B (.187): went 0-4
Francisco Morales, RHP (1-7, 3.74): DNP
Enyel De Los Santos, RHP (5-6, 3.97): DNP
Mickey Moniak, OF (.256): DNP
Erik Miller, LHP (0-0, 1.08): DNP
JoJo Romero, LHP (3-3, 7.35): DNP
Simon Muzziotti, OF (.290): went 3-4
Jhailyn Ortiz, OF (.200): went 0-4
Rafael Marchan, C (.219): DNP
Nick Maton, SS/2B (.256): went 1-4
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 (10-8, 3.59): DNP
Deivy Grullon, C (.282): went 1-4 with a run scored, double, RBI (73)
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 (.189): went 1-1 as a PH
Daniel Brito, 2B/SS (.242): went 1-4
Kyle Dohy, LHP (6-5, 5.83): DNP
Dominic Pipkin, RHP (3-4, 5.15): DNP
Kevin Gowdy, RHP (0-6, 4.93): 4.0 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Jamari Baylor, SS (3-11, .273): DNP
Cornelius Randolph, OF (.240): went 1-4 with a run scored, HR (7), 2 RBI
Victor Santos, RHP (5-9, 3.81): DNP
- Connor Seabold, RHP (1-1, 2.42): DNP
DSL Phillies Red (38-25) beat the Yankees, 11-10.
DSL Phillies White (41-30) lost to Rangers2, 10-7.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of August 24th … there are 400 players in the org
- organization’s rosters (8/24)
- organization’s injury list (8/24)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list (8/24)
8/24/19 – Phillies optioned Nick Pivetta to Lehigh Valley
8/24/19 – Phillies recalled Austin Davis from Lehigh Valley
8/24/19 – Phillies recalled Edgar Garcia from Lehigh Valley
8/24/19 – Lehigh Valley activated RHP Jose Taveras from the 7-day IL
8/23/19 – Phillies recalled 3B Maikel Franco from Lehigh Valley
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