Our affiliates split four games. Lehigh Valley lost after gaining an early lead. Reading rallied late to secure a win. Jersey Shore lost but Jhailyn Ortiz hit another HR. And, Clearwater walked off with a win.
Lehigh Valley (23-31) lost to Buffalo, 5-4. The IronPigs took an early lead but squandered it in the middle innings. And, their ninth-inning rally fell short.
Chase Anderson threw three, shutout innings allowing one hit and striking out three. New guy, Tyler Alexander, learned that Triple-A is a lot tougher than the Indy-ball Frontier League. He lasted 2.1 innings and gave up 4 runs on 6 hits. Jeff Singer stranded an inherited runner and pitched an inning, allowing one run on 2 walks and a hit batter. Ramon Rosso allowed one of two inherited runners to score. He pitched 0.2 innings and walked one batter. Jake Hernandez struck out two in one inning of work.
The IronPigs jumped to an early lead with three runs in the second inning on Darick Hall’s RBI double and Logan Moore’s 2-run HR (1). They crept within a run in the ninth inning on an RBI ground out by Nick Maton. Hall went 2-3 with 2 doubles and an RBI.
Reading (22-32) beat Erie, 6-5. The Phils took the lead in a 4-run fifth then watched the SeaWolves chip away until tying the game in the eighth. They went back ahead in the ninth.
Josh Hendrickson tossed five innings and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and 3 walks. He struck out four. Tyler Carr lasted 0.2 innings and gave up one run on 3 hits and a walk. Jonathan Hennigan relieved and stranded both inherited runners. He went on to give up an unearned run in 1.1 innings on a hit and a walk. Austin Ross (4-2, 5.79) pitched an inning and blew the save but got the win. He gave a run on a solo HR. Braden Zarbniskey earned his fourth save allowing one hit and striking out two.
The Phils scored a run in the second inning on Bryson Stott’s RBI single. They opened up a 5-2 lead with 4 runs in the fifth on Jorge Bonifacio’s 2-run double, Madison Stokes‘ RBI single, and Logan Langdon’s sac fly. They took the lead in the ninth on Langdon’s bases-loaded walk.
Daniel Brito (.308) went 2-4 with 3 runs scored, a triple, and a walk. Stokes (.268) went 3-4 with a double, walk, and RBI.
Jersey Shore (22-31) got dumped by Hudson Valley, 7-3.
Ethan Lindow (0-4, 4.10) pitched five innings and gave up 5 runs on 9 hits and a walk. He struck out six but gave up 2 HRs. Carlo Reyes pitched two clean innings striking out four. Mark Potter pitched a clean inning. Blake Brown pitched one inning and gave up 2 runs (one ER) on 2 hits and a walk.
The BlueClaws scored a run in the second inning on Jhailyn Ortiz solo HR (9). They scored two runs and took a one-run lead in the third on Vito Friscia’s 2-run double. Keaton Greenwalt went 2-4. Ortiz (.253) went 1-3 with 2 runs scored, a walk, HR (9), and RBI.
Clearwater (29-25) beat St. Lucie, 3-2.
Fernando Lozano (1.82) pitched five innings and allowed no runs nor hits. He walked one and struck out six. Lin Hsin–Chieh blew the save giving up 2 runs (one ER) on 3 hits and a walk. He struck out two. Erubiel Armenta picked up the win with two, scoreless, one-hit innings. He walked one and struck out five.
The Threshers struck first with Edgar Made’s solo HR (1) in the first. That run held up until the seventh. But, the Threshers struck back to tie the game in the bottom of the frame on Baron Radcliff’s solo HR (5). They walked off in the ninth on Juan Aparicio’s sac fly.
Yhoswar Garcia out of the lineup again with a leg contusion. He is day-to-day and hasn’t been placed on the IL.
FCL Phillies (3-1) no game scheduled.
DSL Phillies Red and DSL Phillies White seasons run 7/12 thru 10/2.
Recent Transactions –
7/04/2021 – LHP Tyler Alexander assigned to Lehigh Valley
7/04/2021 – Phillies signed FA LHP Tyler Alexander to a minor league contract
12 thoughts on “Phillies’ Affiliates’ Recap (7/4/2021)”
Brito and Ortiz continue to hit plus Stokes has had quite a nice run to get his average up to 268. He can play multiple positions too. Are Lozano and Armento two more arms to dream on? Hammer earning another shot in the big leagues.
Lozano’s velo is low 90s….90-92.
Where Lin Hsin-Chieh’s strikeouts gotten with his forkball? Anyone know?
“were” not “where”. I’d like to say “its the hour” but really it is the “inattentiveness”
Erunbiel Armenta pitched again last night for Clearwater low A. He closed the game, Erubiel Armenta picked up the win with two, scoreless, one-hit innings. He walked one and struck out five of the six batters. He now has 17 strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings. 17 out of the 20 outs.
And it’s his first time playing professionally.
He is someone to watch for sure. I sent his bio to one of my sons with his place of birth California and date of birth 2000.
He sends it back to me with Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic 1996. Hope he isn’t right on that. Lol.
Phillies need to get lucky sometime.
Oh baby…Tijuana, Mexico.
His three K’s yesterday.
Thanks. He really looks like a pitcher not just a thrower. Had movement and location. I’m a impressed a I could be through a video.
You want to see legit speed? Watch Johan Rojas go from first to third on a very short single to left field. He is motoring. Not too many players would even attempt that considering how shallow the ball goes into left field.
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