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).
Rosters and Stuff
Not up to date, yet.
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
4 thoughts on “Phillies Affiliates’ Recap (4/24/2022)”
Marcus Lee Sang getting hot: .316/.357/.395/.752. Like to see a little more power but hit the ball for now. I think the power will come.
I agree. His past seasons show he has hit HRs at a decent clip (per ABs) and most reports say he has good “pop”. Its still early. His Average, RBIs , Runs, SB, are similar to Sanchez but without the 2 HR but 13 AB less. They also don’t bat him high enough in the order to produce the numbers he has so he must have a really high average with runner in scoring position. Him and Sanchez have been the most consistent hitters on the Threshers so now. Will be an interesting summer if they both keep hitting as outfielders cause I doubt they can push both up and get them ABs at JS with highly rated Rojas and Ethan Wilson there. I imagine they will want make room for Viars up if he is dominating FCL
Painter has been so dominant that I don’t think the stays with the Thresher after this road trip. They might send him up to join Abel to form a dominant SP duo. Jersey Shore will be really good this summer.
Said this last week, but how cool of a story would it be if Appel gets a shot in the bigs this year? He seems to be earning it, small sample size of course but if he settles in to a bullpen role and isnt walking guys, it would be cool to see.
Jadiel Sanchez and Johan Camargo, both switch-hitters, have very alike batting stances from the left side of the plate.
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