Threshers’ and Affiliates’ Recap – 6/10/2021

With Jersey Shore’s doubleheader, there were five games last night.  Clearwater beat the division-leading Tarpons behind a bevy of stolen bases.  Lehigh Valley lost but Didi Gregorius and Adam Haseley combined for 5 hits in 7 at bats.  Reading blew a 2-run lead in the ninth inning.  And, Jersey Shore split their doubleheader.

Clearwater (18-15) beat Tampa, 6-3.

Eduar Segovia pitched 1.2 no-hit innings but left with the bases loaded after walking in a run.  Maikel Garrido made his first appearance of the season and allowed an RBI single before getting the third out.  He went on to pitch pretty well.  He went 3.1 innings allowed 4 hits, no runs, no walks, and 4 strikeouts.  Victor Vargas pitched the final four innings allowing an unearned run on 2 hits and a walk.  He struck out four.

The Threshers fell behind in the second inning but immediately rallied to tie the game in the bottom of the inning on Juan Apaicio’s 2-run HR (2).  They pushed in front with a run in the third on Casey Martin’s RBI single.  They tacked on 3 more runs in the fourth on Johan Rojas’ RBI single and Casey Martin’s 2-run double.

Rojas went 2-4 with 2 runs scored, a double, and RBI.  Martin went 2-3 with a run scored, double, 3 RBI, and a walk.  Aparicio went 2-4 with a run scored, HR (2), and 2 RBI.

Baron Radcliff left the game after being hit on the helmet by a pitch.  It appeared to be a glancing blow, but concussion protocols were put into effect.

Yhoswar Garcia made his professional debut.  He batted leadoff and reached on an infield single.  He stole second and third.  He was hit by a pitch in his second at bat.  He walked in his third at bat and stole second and third.   The Threshers actually went stolen base happy.  In addition to Yhoswar’s 4 swipes, Luis Garcia, Casey Martin, and Johan Rojas also stole bases.  Martin was caught once.

The ABS was back in use tonight.

Lehigh Valley (17-16) lost to Rochester, 4-3.  

The IronPigs scored first on Didi Gregorius’ solo HR in the first inning.  They tied the game in the second on Didi’s RBI double.  After falling behind by 2 runs, they scored once in the seventh on Nick Maton’s RBI double.  DiDi went 3-3 with a run scored, double, HR (1), and 2 RBI.  Adam Haseley went 2-5

Ramon Rosso pitched 1.1 innings and gave up one run on one hit 3 walks.  Jeff Singer took the loss.  He entered with the bases loaded and allowed an inherited runner to score and went on to give up 2 runs in 1.1 innings on 2 hits.  Bailey Falter threw 1.1 scoreless innings issuing a walk.  Ethan Evanko went three innings allowing just one walk.  Brady Lail and Mauricio Llovera each pitched a one-hit inning.

Reading (8-25) lost to Hartford, 9-8. 

The Phils overcame an early deficit with a 6-run second inning.  Jack Conley started with an RBI double, Bryson Stott had a 2-run single with the bases loaded and he and another runner scored on a throwing error, and Matt Vierling finished the inning’s scoring with a solo HR (5).  They maintained their lead with a run in the sixth on Josh Stephen’s sac fly.

Madison Stokes went 4-5 with 2 runs scored and a HR (1).  Matt Vierling went 2-5 with a run scored, an RBI, and a HR (5).  Dalton Guthrie went 2-4 with a run scored and double.

Josh Hendrickson pitched four innings and gave up 3 runs on 5 hits.  He walked none and struck out five.  Francisco Morales pitched three innings and gave up 3 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks while striking out five.  Jonathan Hennigan pitched a scoreless inning.  Brian Marconi blew the save and suffered the loss with two, two-out walks and a two-out HR.

Jersey Shore (14-17) split with Wilmington, winning the suspended game, 1-0, and losing the regularly scheduled game, 6-3.

Game 1:  The run that Jhailyn Ortiz drove home with a single in the first inning held up when the game was resumed Thursday.  Jhordany Mezquita had thrown two, one-hit innings on Wednesday.  Adam Leverett threw 4.2 scoreless innings.  He allowed 3 hits and a walk striking out six.  Aneury struck out the final batter for his second save.

Game 2:  Dominic Pipkin pitched 3.2 innings and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk.  He struck out six.  Aidan Anderson gave up 3 runs in 1.1 innings on 3 walks and a walk.  Carlo Reyes pitched the final two innings and gave up a run on 2 hits.

The BlueClaws had rallied once to tie the game with 2 runs in the fourth inning on Cole Stobbe’s sac fly and Hunter Hearn’s RBI double.  They scored a run in the fifth on a wild pitch.  Hearn went 2-3 with a double and RBI.

GCL Phillies East and GCL Phillies West (runs 6/28 thru 9/12)

DSL Phillies Red and DSL Phillies White (starts 7/12 thru 10/2)

Here’s the affiliate scoreboard from MiLB.

The rosters and lists are up to date as of June 10th … there are 304 players in the org

Today’s Transactions (in bold text) plus the past couple of days.

6/10/2021 – Phillies sent RHP Brady Lail outright to Lehigh Valley
6/10/2021 – Phillies placed RHP Chase Anderson on the 10-day IL
6/10/2021 – Phillies recalled C Rafael Marchan from Lehigh Valley
6/10/2021 – DH Vito Friscia assigned to Lehigh Valley from Jersey Shore
6/10/2021 – LHP Maikel Garrido assigned to Clearwater from GCL East
6/09/2021 – Phillies sent SS Didi Gregorius on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley
6/09/2021 – LHP Kyle Dohy assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
6/09/2021 – 1B D.J. Stewart assigned to Jersey Shore from Clearwater
6/09/2021 – 1B Rudy Rott retired
6/09/2021 – Clearwater placed RHP Starlyn Castillo on the 7-day IL
6/09/2021 – Clearwater placed LF Ben Pelletier on the 7-day IL
6/09/2021 – CF Yhoswar Garcia assigned to Clearwater from DSL White
6/08/2021 – Phillies placed RHP Brandon Kintzler on the 10-day IL, neck strain
6/08/2021 – Phillies activated RHP Chase Anderson from the 10-day IL
6/08/2021 – Phillies optioned LHP Cristopher Sanchez to Lehigh Valley
6/08/2021 – Phillies selected the contract of 3B Luke Williams from Lehigh Valley
6/08/2021 – Phillies activated RHP David Hale from the 10-day IL
6/08/2021 – Reading placed LHP Taylor Lehman on the 7-day IL, left elbow strain
6/08/2021 – Reading placed C Colby Fitch on the 7-day IL, right oblique strain
6/08/2021 – LHP Josh Hendrickson assigned to Reading from Jersey Shore
6/08/2021 – C Jack Conley assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
6/08/2021 – C Herbert Iser assigned to Jersey Shore from Reading
6/08/2021 – LHP Ethan Lindow assigned to Jersey Shore from Reading
6/08/2021 – C Rickardo Perez assigned to DSL Red

17 thoughts on “Threshers’ and Affiliates’ Recap – 6/10/2021

  1. It’s really tough at Reading, the pitchers can’t even make 8 runs stand up. Morales hasn’t had any good outings. Anyone seen him? Is there still reason to hope?
    Anyone have a guess why Falter pitched out of the pen for 1.1 innings? Getting him ready to be a pen arm in Philly? Or maybe just holding his innings down.
    Great to see Y Garcia leading off and stealing 4 bases in his first game. How does his speed compare to the other speedsters on that team? Lastly, I want to mention a guy I’ve never seen but whose stats are impressing me and that’s Aparicio. Is he a good catcher with a strong arm. We seem to have several good catching prospects.

  2. Look, I know that it is low A and it is only 1 game, but I can’t recall the last time a Phillies minor leaguer stole 4 bases in a game. I am sure that Quinn did it. But Quinn has 80 grade speed. So if Yhoswar has 70 or 80 speed then that is very exciting. I also loved seeing him take a walk in his first game. Will be fun to watch Clearwater boxes this summer.

    1. My guess….probably the last Phillie prospect to steal four bases in one game, you would have to go back 40 years exactly…Jeff Stone……stole 123 bases in134 games @ Spartanburg.
      Quinn did 3 stolen bases 4 times…he could have done it but as we all know he was hurt a lot.

      1. It is an impressive feat for sure. And the confidence to do it in your first career minor league game is also impressive. I did a double take when I saw that box last night. That is making a statement.

        1. Actually on that Thresher team….Rojas, Martin and Garcia may all have at least a 70 run tool….if Garcia has a 70 or higher run toll…then that is something to be hopeful on as yuo mention.

  3. Anyone have anything on progression of Jack Conley’s career so far? He played here at NC State and we are interested in his future.

  4. Yhoswar, Stott, Vierling, each have given us something to hope on. Didi seems ready to return.

  5. I am interested as to why Falter didn’t start yesterday’s game. Did he not feel good at the start of the game? If Falter is being moved to the bullpen, I’m assuming that he’s there to take Suarez’s old role as a lefty with length. But I hope this is only temporary, his best value is a starter and we need one if VV leaves.

    1. Doesn’t seem to be an explanation unless they were worried about rain. Tom Housenick, who covers them, said he was scheduled but they started Rosso. Falter started stretching in the 4th.

  6. Denny. Conley at AA. Was not getting time/AB’s because Marchan popping in and out.

    Milb Roster moves STRANGe

    Maybe Captain America helps youth movement. Atlanta, Dodgers players bring attitude, eagerness and fun to the game.

    DD and Joe want to right the ship, put Fun back on the Field accept $$$$$ Did not Work

  7. I understand the Game has changed. Everyone see the Power Arms of today and drool. But rushing Potential Big Arms, drool over a 19-21YO that has 16.43 era, can’t find strike zone but Meet Prospect Criteria, Has Potential is we’re are game has gone?

    The minor leaguer:
    Puts in the innings, handles the the ups and downs mentally, is overlooked by Bloggers, MLB and Baseball America because they don’t make headlines they Just hit, hustle, become a student of the game, and become a teammate, pitch to get outs and Love the Game. Not Big Noise or Potential.

    Louis Tiant
    All got outs, pitched effectively and not put in a category, Big Arm. They just got outs and no one was considered #1, because their style was different.

  8. Again tonite Yhoswar Garcia comes out of the gates fast…..a hit to center, and another SB and comes home on Rojas’ RBI hit.
    The guy is a human Energize Bunny.

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