The boys played five games yesterday, three wins and two losses. Lehigh Valley picked up a win behind solid Mark Appel start. Reading lost. Jersey Shore swept their way to two wins. Clearwater dropped a close one. And the FCL Phillies were rained out.
Lehigh Valley (24-32) beat Worcester, 5-2.
Mark Appel (2-0, 1.54) pitched five shutout innings on one hit and 4 walks. He struck out six. Mauricio Llovera pitched one inning and gave up one run on 2 hits and 2 walks. He struck out three. Damon Jones pitched one inning, gave up a hit, and struck out two. Brady Lail pitched a scoreless inning and gave up a hit and a walk, striking out two. JD Hammer pitched an inning and gave up a run on a solo HR and walked a batter.
The IronPigs scored a run in the third inning on Nick Maton’s sac fly. They scored 4 more in the fifth on Dalton Guthrie’s bases-loaded walk, Maton’s 2-run single, and aground out by Mickey Moniak. Rafael Marchan went 2-4 with a run scored.
Reading (23-33) lost to Harrisburg, 6-1.
Julian Garcia (0-3, 7.71) pitched three innings and gave up 4 runs on 8 hits. He struck out three. Nick Lackney pitched three scoreless innings, walking one and striking out three. Zach Warren walked one and struck out three in one inning. Austin Ross pitched two innings and gave up 2 runs in 2 hits and a walk.
The Phils scored their only run in the eighth on Josh Stephen’s solo HR (4). He went 2-3.
Jersey Shore (25-31) swept Wilmington, 10-9 in nine innings and 6-4 in seven.
Game One: Jonathan Hughes pitched four innings and gave up 4 runs (3 ER) on 7 hits. Manuel Silva pitched 1.1 innings and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits. Mark Potter stranded an inherited runner but blew the save. In 1.2 innings, he gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and a walk. Tyler Burch (1-0, 0.00) pitched the two OT innings and gave up one unearned run on one hit and a walk. He struck out three.
The BlueClaws scored 2 runs in the first inning on DJ Stewart’s 2-run HR (4). They scored a run in the third on Logan O’Hoppe’s sac fly. They retook the lead with 5 runs in the fifth on O’Hoppe’s 3-run HR (8), Vito Friscia’s RBI single, and Jonathan Guzman’s sac fly. They tied the game in the eighth on Hunter Hearn’s RBI single. They walked off in the ninth on Stewart’s RBI single.
O’Hoppe (.261) went 2-3 with 2 runs scored, a HR (8), and 4 RBIs. Stewart (.286) went 3-4 with 2 runs scored, a HR (4), and 3 RBI. Hearn went 2-4 with an RBI. Jose Tortolero went 2-4 with 2 runs scored.
Game Two: Adam Leverett went 4.2 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 hit batters. He struck out six. Andrew Brown (3-2, 3.45) let 2 of 2 inherited runners score and pitched 1.1 innings. He also gave up 1 run on one hit and 2 walks. Blake Brown earned his fourth save. He walked a batter and struck out a batter.
Jersey Shore scored 2 runs in the first inning on Jhailyn Ortiz‘ 2-run HR (10). They scored 3 runs in the second on Corbin Williams‘ RBI single and Logan O’Hoppe’s 2-run single. They added a run in the fourth on a wild pitch and held on for the win. O’Hoppe (.268) went 2-3 with a run scored and 2 RBI.
Clearwater (29-26) lost to Bradenton, 3-2.
Rafael Marcano pitched 4.1 innings. He gave up one run on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out four. Leonel Aponte stranded one inherited runner. He pitched 0.2 innings, gave up a hit, and struck out a batter. Gunner Mayer (0-3, 8.22) pitched three innings and gave up 2 runs (1 ER) on 5 hits and 2 walks. He struck out five.
The Threshers scored first in the third inning on Johan Rojas‘ RBI single. They took the lead again in the seventh on Nicolas Torres‘ RBI single. Rixon Wingrove went 2-2 with a walk and hit by pitch. Torres went 3-4 with a run scored, double, and RBI.
FCL Phillies (3-3) postponed, makeup on July 19th.
DSL Phillies Red and DSL Phillies White seasons run 7/12 thru 10/2.
Recent Transactions –
7/07/2021 – RHP Cam Bedrosian assigned to Lehigh Valley
7/07/2021 – Phillies signed FA RHP Cam Bedrosian to a minor league contract