The Phillies’ affiliates had a very good week. They were a combined 16-8 and improved their combined 10-29 record to 26-37. On Sunday, Clearwater completed a 6-game, series sweep of Tampa. They tossed 2 shutouts, allowed one run in three other games, and 6 runs in the whole series. Jersey Shore rallied with a 10-run inning to take their series 5 games to one, including their current 4-game winning streak. Lehigh Valley won their series 4 games to two and has a modest 2-game winning streak. Only Reading had a losing week dropping 5 of 6 games in their series. All 4 teams take to the road after their Monday off day.
Clearwater (7-8) completed a six-game, series sweep of the Tampa Tarpons, 8-1. link
Gunner Mayer allowed one run in five innings on one hit, a walk, and 4 Ks. The solo HR he gave up in the first inning to Yankee’s #3 prospect Jasson Dominguez was the first lead for the Tarpons in the series and only lasted a half-inning. Gabriel Yanez pitched two innings allowing one walk and striking out four. Buddy Hayward pitched one inning allowing one walk. Cam Wynne pitched one, one-hit inning.
The Threshers tied the game in the first inning with a run that scored on a fielding error. They took the lead in the second on Marcus Lee Sang’s RBI double. Felix Reyes provided breathing room with a 3-run HR in the sixth. They continued to tack on runs in the seventh on Aldrem Corredor’s RBI single and in the eighth on a wild pitch and a ground out.
The rehabbing Corredor went 2-4. Arturo De Freitas and Marcus Lee Sang also went 2-4, Lee Sang with a double. Lee Hao Yu went 1-4 with a walk and scored two runs after 2 stolen bases.
Lehigh Valley (9-9) beat the Rochester Red Wings, 10-1. link
Colton Eastman pitched 3.2 innings and gave up one run on 3 hits and 3 walks. He struck out four. Mark Appel came in to strand two runners and toss 1.1 innings of one-walk ball. Tyler Cyr gave up a walk and a hit in one inning while striking out two. Mike Kelley pitched a clean inning with 2 Ks. Damon Jones walked one and struck out 2 in one inning. Nick Duron mopped up with one K in a clean inning.
The IronPigs took the lead in the third inning on Donny Sands’ 2-run double. They increased their lead in the fifth with 2 runs on Austin Wynns’ bases-loaded walk and a groundout. They put the game away with 6 runs in the eighth on Will Toffey’s bases-loaded walk, John Andreoli’s 2-run single, and Wynns’ 3-run single.
The IronPigs only managed 6 hits but drew 11 walks. Toffey went 0-0 with 3 runs scored, an RBI, and 4 walks.
Reading (4-11) lost to the Harrisburg Senators, 5-3. link
Jack Perkins pitched five innings and gave up 4 runs on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out six. Matt Seelinger tossed one, one-hit inning with 2 Ks. McKinley Moore gave up a run in two innings on 4 hits and a walk. Tyler Carr pitched one inning and issued a walk.
The Phils closed to within one run with 3 in the fifth on a two-run HR by Logan O’Hoppe and a solo HR by Madison Stokes. Stokes went 2-4 as did Ali Castillo.
Jersey Shore (6-9) beat the Asheville Tourists, 13-6. link
Matt Russell pitched four innings and gave up 2 runs on 4 hits and a walk. He struck out seven. Andrew Schultz pitched one inning and allowed one baserunner on a walk. Carlos Francisco pitched 2.1 innings and was charged with 2 runs on a walk, a hit batter, and 2 Ks. JP Woodward allowed both inherited runners to score, blew the save opportunity, and gave up 2 runs on a hit, 2 walks, a hit batter, and a wild pitch. Jason Ruffcorn mopped up with a clean inning and 2 Ks.
The BlueClaws tied the game with 2 runs in the third inning on an RBI double by Johan Rojas and an RBI single by Casey Martin. They took the lead with a run in the fifth on Carlos De La Cruz’ solo HR. After the Tourists took a 6-3 lead in the eighth, the BlueClaws responded with 10 runs in the bottom of the inning on an RBI single by Martin, a 2-run single by Nick Matera, bases-loaded walks by De La Cruz and McCarthy Tatum, a 3-run double by Nicolas Torres, and an RBI single by Baron Radcliff.
Rojas and Martin each went 2-4. Rojas stole his 12th base. The team went 8-11 with RISP. CDLC had an outfield assist at home from RF (no relay).
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4/24/2022 – SS Ali Castillo assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
4/24/2022 – Reading placed SS Kevin Vicuna on the 7-day IL