Clearwater lost late in their game. Lehigh Valley returned a drubbing to Worcester. Reading and Francisco Morales (0-6, 13.50) lost. Might be time to rethink Morales. And, Jersey Shore won a well-played game.
Clearwater (19-19) lost to Dunedin, 6-3. They were done in by a 5-run seventh.
The Threshers scored twice in the first inning on Rixon Wingrove’s 2-run HR (3). They scored a run in the seventh on Yhoswar Garcia’s RBI single to restore their 2-run lead before the implosion in the bottom of the inning.
Victor Vargas pitched five, strong, innings. He gave up a run on 2 hits and a walk while striking out seven. Eduar Segovia was fine in the sixth but unraveled in the seventh. He went 1.2 innings and gave up 5 runs on 3 hits, 3 walks, and a hit batter. Newly promoted Erubiel Armenta allowed one of two inherited runners to score and went 1.1 innings striking out three.
Lehigh Valley (19-19) beat Worcester, 8-2. The IronPigs built an eight-run lead then made it interesting the last two innings.
Ramon Rosso and Ethan Evanko each tossed three, one-hit innings, walked no one, and struck out two. Mauricio Llovera struck out two in one inning but gave up a hit and a walk. JD Hammer lasted two outs and gave up 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks. Neftali Feliz came in to strand three inherited runners. But, he walked the first two batters in the ninth on eight pitches before getting the last three outs.
The IronPigs opened the scoring with a run in the first on Mickey Monmiak’s solo HR (7). They broke the game open with 5 runs in the fifth on Scott Kingery’s RBI double, Adam Haseley’s 2-run single, and Moniak’s 2-run double. They tacked on 2 more runs in the sixth on Haseley’s 2-run HR (1).
Haseley went 2-5 with 2 runs scored, HR (1), 4 RBI. Matt Vierling went 2-4 with a run scored and walk. Moniak went 2-4 with a run scored, double, HR (7), 3 RBI. Darick Hall went 2-3 with 2 runs scored and a walk.
Reading (12-26) lost to Harrisburg, 7-2. This marks Francisco Morales’ 6th loss in his seven starts.
Morales lasted 3.2 innings and gave up 6 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks. He struck out four and threw 77 pitches (40 strikes). Austin Ross gave up a run in 2.1 innings striking out three. Kyle Dohy pitched the last two innings and struck out four.
The Phils scored a run in the third inning on Josh Stephen’s solo HR (1) and a run in the ninth on Dalton Guthrie’s solo HR (3). Guthrie went 2-4 with a run scored and an RBI.
Jersey Shore (16-20) beat Hudson Valley, 6-4.
The BlueClaws broke a 4-4 tie with a run in the sixth inning on a wild pitch. Hunter Markwardt sent 2-4 with 2 runs scored, a double, and a walk. Every starter had a hit except Jhailyn Ortiz who left the game after being struck in the head with a pitch in the first inning. DJ Stewart had 2 RBI. The BlueClaws stole seven bases. Fifteen BlueClaws struck out.
Dominic Pipkin threw four innings and gave up 3 runs on 3 hits and a walk. He struck out seven. Andrew Brown got the win. He gave up a run in one inning on 2 hits and a walk while striking out two. Carlo Reyes made another strong appearance, two, scoreless innings, one hit, one walk, 3 strikeouts. Nick Lackney pitched the final two innings and earned his first save allowing a hit and 2 walks.
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 16th … there are 308 players in the org
- organization’s rosters (6/16)
- organization’s injury list (6/16)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility list (6/16)
Today’s Transactions –
6/16/2021 – Phillies placed SS Jean Segura on the 10-day IL, left groin strain
6/15/2021 – LHP Erubiel Armenta assigned to Clearwater from DSL Red