Clearwater (32-38, 68-68) Season completed. Finished the second half in fourth place. Finished the first half in second place. Finished the season with the second best overall record in the division.
Lehigh Valley (65-73) beat Pawtucket, 7-2. Tyler Gilbert (2-4, 2.83) picked up the win with 2.1 innings of no-hit ball. He entered in the fifth inning and stranded an inherited base runner. He walked two batters and struck out three.
The IronPigs opened the scoring in the first inning on Maikel Franco’s solo HR (2). They pushed ahead again in the fourth on Shane Robinson’s sac fly. They went ahead for good in the sixth on bases loaded walks by Robinson and Phil Gosselin. They continued to add runs on solo HRs in the seventh by Deivy Grullon (20) and in the ninth by Ali Castillo (7, inside-the-park) and Grullon (21).
Reading (40-30, 79-58) lost to Trenton, 2-0. Tyler Carr made his AA debut a memorable night. Recently promoted from Clearwater, Carr enetred the game in the fifth ining with one out and stranded two inherited base runners. He gave up one hit, walked none, and struck out six. Jake Hernandez (1.68) walked one and struck out two in an inning of relief.
Mickey Moniak had 2 of the Phils’ 5 hits including a double. Josh Stephen (.271) went 1-4 with a double. Luke Williams (.236) went 1-4. And, Arquimedes Gamboa had the other hit. Alec Bohm and Cornelius Randolph drew walks. Jay Bruce has gone 0-8 with 4 K in 2 rehab starts as DH.
Lakewood (27-38, 57-79) lost to Hagerstown, 6-1. Albertus Barber (0.00) threw another scoreless inning, walking one and striking out two. The BlueClaws scored their only run in the ninth inning on Juan Aparicio’s RBI single. Abrahan Gutierrez (.245)went 2-4. Luis Garcia had 2 hits including a double.
Williamsport (32-42) beat Auburn, 3-2 in ten innings. Adam Leverett (4.45) and Chris Micheles (5.40) combined to throw seven shutout innings, striking out eight. Anton Kuznetsov (3-1, 1.91) survived two unearned runs on 2 outfield fielding errors in the eighth to pick up the win. He tossed three, no-hit innings, walked one, and struck out three. He also stranded the OT runner in the tenth.
The Crosscutters scored a run in the second inning on Nate Fassnacht’s RBI single. Jake Holmes scored from from first base in the sixth inning on an errant pickoff throw. The Cutters wasted no time in the tenth. Fassnacht’s lead off. RBI single provided the walkoff.
GCL Phillies East (21-27) Season completed. Finished in fifth place, 12.0 games behind the GCL Phillies West. They posted a 14-9 home record, the third best in the league. They were no-hit by the Phillies West, but paid that back when they one-hit them in August. They also one-hit the Blue Jays.
GCL Phillies West (31-15) Season completed. Finished first in their division. Went 10-2 down the stretch to pull away from the Tigers West. They threw a no-hitter against the Phillies East. They threw 4 consecutive shutouts.
And this is how the MLB Top Thirty did –
Alec Bohm, 3B/1B (.265): went 0-3 with a BB
Adonis Medina, RHP (7-7, 4.94): DNP
Bryson Stott, SS (.279): went 0-3 with a BB
- Spencer Howard, RHP (1-0, 2.35): DNP
Luis Garcia, SS/2B (.188): went 2-4 with a run scored, double
Francisco Morales, RHP (1-7, 3.72): DNP
Enyel De Los Santos, RHP (5-7, 4.40): DNP
Mickey Moniak, OF (.254):went 2-4 with a double
Erik Miller, LHP (0-0, 2.08): DNP
JoJo Romero, LHP (3-5, 6.88): DNP
Muzziotti: 465PA, 52R, 122H, 27XBH, 28RBI, 6.9%BB, 12.9%K, 21SB(63.6%), .287/.337/.372/.709
Jhailyn Ortiz: 478PA, 57R, 86H, 37XBH(19HR), 65RBI, 7.5%BB, 31.2%K, .200/.272/.381/.653
Rafael Marchan: 86PA, 6R, 18H, 4 XBH, 6BB, 8K, .231/.291/.282/.573
Nick Maton, SS/2B (.214): DNP
Mauricio Llovera, RHP (3-4, 4.55): placed on the 7-day IL, elbow
Cole Irvin, LHP (6-10, 3.94): DNP
Rodolfo Duran: 245PA, 25R, 56H, 17XBH(6HR), 23RBI, 4.1%BB, 21.6%K, .240/.273/.369/.643
David Parkinson, LHP (10-9, 4.08): DNP
Deivy Grullon, C (.283): 2-4 with 2 runs scored, 2 HR (21), 2 RBI, BB
Damon Jones, LHP (0-1, 7.39): DNP
Kyle Young: (1-3, 4.29), 21.0IP, 1BB, 25K, 1.048WHIP, 0.4BB9, 10.7K9, 25.00K/BB
Arquimedes Gamboa, SS (.186): went 1-3
Daniel Brito: 379PA, 37R, 83H, 19XBH(4HR), 32RBI, 5.8%BB, 19.3%K, .243/.296/.325/.621
Kyle Dohy, LHP (6-5, 6.19): DNP
Dominic Pipkin, RHP (3-4, 5.15): placed on the 7-day IL on 8/26, shoulder
Kevin Gowdy, RHP (0-6, 4.68): DNP
Jamari Baylor: 12PA, 4R, 3H, 2XBH, 0RBI, 1BB, 2K, .273/.333/.455/.788
Cornelius Randolph, OF (.242): went 0-3 with a BB
Victor Santos, RHP (5-10, 4.06): DNP
- Connor Seabold, RHP (2-1, 2.18): DNP
DSL Phillies Red (38-25, .603) Season completed. Finished third, 4.5 games back. Ended the season with a 2-8 run that squashed their playoff hopes. An 18-14 home record didn’t help. They were 20-11 on the road, and the eight best overall record in the DSL among 45 teams.
DSL Phillies White (41-30, .577) Season completed. Finished second, 3.5 games back. Went 2-3 down the stretch. Their 18-18 home record didn’t help. They were 23-12 on the road, and had the tenth best overall record in the DSL among 45 teams.
Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.
The rosters and lists are up to date as of August 29th … there are 399 players in the org
- organization’s rosters (8/29)
- organization’s injury list (8/29)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list (8/29)
8/30/19 – Lehigh Valley released C Nick Hundley.
8/30/19 – Lehigh Valley activated RHP Jose Taveras from the TIL
8/30/19 – Lehigh Valley activated RHP Fernando Salas from the 7-day IL
8/30/19 – Lehigh Valley placed LHP JoJo Romero on the TIL
8/30/19 – RHP Tyler Carr assigned to Reading from Clearwater
8/29/19 – Reading sent OF Jose Pujols on a rehab assignment to GCL West
8/29/19 – Lakewood sent RHP Jonas De La Cruz on a rehab assignment to GCL West
8/28/19 – Clearwater placed C Willie Estrada on the 7-day IL
8/27/19 – Lehigh Valley activated LHP Damon Jones from the TIL
8/27/19 – LHP Nick Lackney assigned to GCL West from GCL East
8/27/19 – SS Jamari Baylor assigned to GCL East from GCL West
8/27/19 – RHP Cristian Hernandez assigned to GCL West from GCL East
8/27/19 – RHP Robinson Martinez assigned to GCL East from GCL West
8/27/19 – RHP Chi-Ling Hsu assigned to GCL East from GCL West
8/26/19 – Phillies sent RHP Edubray Ramos on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
8/26/19 – Phillies optioned 3B Maikel Franco to Lehigh Valley
8/26/19 – Lehigh Valley placed RHP Jose Taveras on the TIL
8/26/19 – RHP Seth McGarry assigned to Lehigh Valley from Clearwater
8/26/19 – RHP Rafi Gonell assigned to Lakewood from Williamsport
8/26/19 – Lakewood placed RHP Dominic Pipkin on the 7-day IL retro to 8/22, shoulder inflammation
8/26/19 – Lehigh Valley activated Nick Williams from the TIL
8/26/19 – Clearwater activated Omar Maldonado
8/25/19 – Lakewood activated RHP Gilmael Troya from the 7-day IL