Not so clever today. Everybody lost again. Lehigh Valley’s pitchers got pounded again after Adonis Medina was perfect for the first three innings. Reading managed to score a run but lost by one again. Jersey Shore was suspended in the top of the third tied. Clearwater’s kids lost by two touchdowns. The FCL Phillies and the DSL teams are not scheduled to play on Sundays.
Lehigh Valley (37-44) lost to Buffalo, 9-3. Adonis Medina (4.94) was perfect for three innings with 2 strikeouts. He gave way to a bullpen that wasn’t. Jeff Singer (4.55) lasted 1.2 innings and gave up one run on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out three and left with the bases loaded. Braden Zarbniskey (9.35) stranded those three base runners but blew the save and lasted one inning giving up 2 runs on 3 hits. Jake Hernandez (2-1, 6.46) stranded two base runners but gave up 3 runs on 3 hits and a walk and took the loss. Mike Adams (1.56) let one of two inherited runners score and gave up a run in 1.1 innings on a hit and 2 walks. Nick Lackney (18.00) pitched one inning and gave up 3 runs on 2 hits and 2 walks.
The IronPigs scored their 3 runs in the first inning. Matt Vierling’s RBI single plated Jorge Bonifacio who had tripled. Darick Hall followed with a 2-run HR (10). That was it except for three singles by Bonifacio, Mickey Moniak, and Logan Moore.
Reading (33-51) lost to Richmond, 2-1. Francisco Morales (2-10, 6.65) pitched six solid innings. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and 4 walks. He struck out nine. Carlo Reyes (0.00) pitched one, one-hit inning. Brian Marconi (1.97) pitched one, 2-strikeout inning.
The Phils scored their run on Jack Conley’s solo HR (4) in the fifth inning. Chris Cornelius (.455) went 2-4. Bryson Stott (.258) went 2-4 with a double. Matt Kroon (.300) had the other hit going 1-3 with a walk.
Jersey Shore (37-46) suspended tied 0-0. Tyler McKay (6.00) walked two in the third and threw a wild pitch with one out before the game was suspended.
Clearwater (38-41) lost to Bradenton, 14-0. Lin Hsin-Chieh (0-2, 7.15) made his first Low-A start and did well. He pitched three innings and gave up one run on one hit and 2 walks. He struck out six. Then the wheels came off. Yoan Antonac (19.29) gave up 5 runs in 1.2 innings on 4 hits and 3 walks. Leonel Aponte (5.93) stranded one inherited runner but only lasted one inning giving up 3 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks. Victor Lopez (2.84) stranded 3 inherited runners but gave up 3 runs in 2.1 innings on 5 hits. NDFA Matt Russell (27.00) gave up 2 runs in 0.2 innings on 2 hits. SS Edgar Made (0.00) walked two but got the third out.
The young Threshers managed 4 hits. Carlos De La Cruz (.148) went 2-4 with a double. Felix Reyes (.263) and Uziel Viloria (.071) had the other two hits.
FCL Phillies (10-6) no games scheduled on Sundays.
DSL Phillies Red (8-10) and DSL Phillies White (11-7) no games scheduled on Sundays.
Rosters and Stuff
- organization’s rosters (8/8)
- organization’s injury list (8/8)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility (8/8) (includes player info, assignments, …)
8/08/2021 – LHP Nick Lackney assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/08/2021 – RHP Austin Ross assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/08/2021 – Lehigh Valley activated 3B T.J. Rivera
8/08/2021 – Clearwater placed LHP Rafael Marcano on the 7-day IL
8/08/2021 – Clearwater activated RHP Leonel Aponte from the 7-day IL