Five games last night. Lehigh Valley did what the parent club couldn’t do and crushed the Mets. Reading dropped both ends of a doubleheader getting no-hit in the nightcap. Clearwater rallied, blew a lead in the ninth, and won in ten. And, Jersey Shore came back only to eventually lose.
Clearwater (11-10) beat the Dunedin Blue Jays, 10-9 in ten innings.
Gabriel Cotto (3.94) lasted two innings and gave up 5 runs (3 ER) on 4 hits. Jordan Fowler (6.00) went three innings and gave up 2 runs on 6 hits. Tommy McCollum (1.86) pitched two scoreless innings allowing a walk and striking out three. Alex Garbrick (1-0, 2.03) pitched two innings and blew the save in the ninth allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and a walk. Konnor Ash (0.00) got the save when he stranded the ghost runner in the bottom of the tenth striking out two.
Clearwater scored first with 2 runs in the first inning when Yhoswar Garcia stole third and came home on an errant throw. Kendall Simmons had stolen second on the play and moved up to third on the error. He scored on a wild pitch. After falling behind, the Threshers began their comeback with 3 runs in the fourth on an RBI single by Freylin Minyety, a throwing error on a pickoff attempt by the catcher, and a groundout. They tied the game and went ahead with 4 runs in the sixth on an RBI single by Lee Hao Yu, a 2-run double by Garcia, and an RBI double by Jadiel Sanchez. After the Jays tied the score in the ninth, the Threshers scored a run in the tenth on Micah Yonamine’s RBI single.
Arturo De Freitas (.286) went 2-5with 3 runs scored and 2 doubles. Yonamine was replaced with a pinch-runner in the tenth who was thrown out trying to steal to end the inning. Garcia stole 2 bases (18), Simmons stole 2 (3), and Minyety one (1). Marcus Lee Sang and Wilfredo Flores were both caught for the first time this season. Sanchez had an outfield assist at third, Garcia at second. Cotto picked a runner off first.
Lehigh Valley (15-12) beat the Syracuse Mets, 14-2. link
Michael Mariot (2-0, 5.06) pitched six innings. He gave up 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk. He struck out four. Three relievers slammed the door on the Mets the rest of the way. Jake Hernandez (5.79) allowed a walk and a hit in one shutout inning. Braeden Ogle (4.32) struck out two in a clean inning. Dillon Maples (0.00) walked one in a scoreless inning.
The IronPigs scored twice in the first inning on Donny Sands’ 2-run HR. they scored again in the third on a sac fly by Nick Maton. They continued with 3 runs in the fourth on RBI singles by Bryson Stott and Sands and an RBI double by Darick Hall. They added 2 more insurance runs in the sixth on a 2-run HR by Stott. Leading 8-2, they continued to tack on runs. they scored 5 in the eighth on Yairo Munoz’ RBI single, Maton’s RBI double, a 2-run HR by Dustin Peterson, and a wild pitch. They scored again in the ninth on an RBI single by Munoz.
The IronPigs mounted a 17-hit attack. The top of the order went 12-22 2ith 8 runs and 9 RBI. Stott (.333) went 3-5 with 4 runs scored, a HR, a walk, and 3 RBI. Sands (.325) went 3-5 with 3 runs scored, a HR, a walk, and 3 RBI. Hall (.302) went 2-6 with a double and RBI. Munoz (.346) went 4-6 with a run scored and 2 RBI.
Reading (8-16) dropped two to the Portland Sea Dogs, 5-1 and 3-1. link
Game One: Noah Skirrow (2-2, 3.44) pitched 4.2 innings and gave up 4 runs (3 ER) on 6 hits and a walk. Austin Ross (3.18) allowed an inherited runner to score and pitched 1.1 innings giving up a run on 3 hits. The Phils scored their run in the seventh on Jack Conley’s triple and a groundout. The Phils managed just 4 hits. Jhailyn Ortiz went 2-2 with a double.
Game Two: AdamLeverett (1-4, 6.17) pitched four innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks. He struck out five. Braden Zarbnisky (1.98) pitched two innings, allowed 2 base runners, and struck out four. The “Fightin” Phils were no-hit in the seven-inning game. They scored their run on a walk, fielding error, and throwing error.
Logan O’Hoppe played in neither game.
Jersey Shore (8-15) lost to the Hudson Valley Renegades, 7-4. link
Cristian Hernandez (5.65) pitched 3.1 innings. He gave up 4 runs on 6 hits (including a 3-run HR) and a walk. He struck out five. Jhordany Mezquita (1.98) stranded an inherited runner and tossed 2.2 scoreless, one-hit innings while the BlueClaws came back to tie the game. He struck out four. Carlos Franco (6.00) walked two and stuck out one in one scoreless inning. JP Woodward (2-2, 11.32) surrendered the 3 go-ahead runs in 1.2 innings on 4 hits and 2 walks while striking out two. Jonathan Hughes (1.69) stranded an inherited runner recording one out on a strikeout.
Back-to-back doubles by Nick Matera and Tatum McCarthy to start the second inning produced the BlueClaws’ first run. Jared Carr followed with an RBI single. A double-play ball before Andrick Nava’s double kinda dulled the rally. They tied the game with 2 runs in the fifth. DJ Stewart started things off with a HBP to leadoff. He scored on Nava’s RBI double. Nava moved to third on Carlos De La Cruz’ single and scored on Johan Rojas’ sac fly. That was it as they could only muster a single and 2 walks over the next four innings.
Andrick Nava went 3-4 with a run scored, 2 doubles and an RBI.
Rosters and Stuff
- organization’s rosters (5/5/2022)
- organization’s injury list (5/5/2022)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility (5/5/2022) (includes player info, assignments, …)
5/05/2022 – Jersey Shore transferred RHP Victor Vargas to the Development List
5/05/2022 – Jersey Shore activated RHP Cristian Hernandez