Lehigh Valley beat up on Rochester. Reading got dumped by Somerset. Jersey Shore won behind Mick Abel. And, Clearwater dropped a doubleheader getting just 3 hits in each game.
Clearwater (20-16) dropped both ends of a doubleheader against the Fort Myers Mussels, 3-1 and 3-0, collecting a total of 6 hits for both games. Mickey Moniak started in LF in the first game and collected 2 XBH in 3 AB.
Game One: Jean Cabrera (0-1, 3.52) pitched 3.2 innings and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and 4 walks. He struck out five. Carlos Betancourt (1.93) stranded 2 inherited runners and gave up a run in 2.1 innings on 3 hits while striking out three. Gabriel Yanez (2.70) tossed a clean inning.
The Threshers scored a run in the seventh inning on Anthony Quirion’s solo HR (4).
The Threshers managed just 3 hits. Mickey Moniak was activated for rehab and played left field. He went 2-3 with a double and a triple. Mickey did not play in the second game.
The Mussels went 5 for 5 stealing bases. For about the fourth or fifth time this season, a team was able to pull off a successful double steal against a Phillies’ affiliate. At least the third time I’ve seen it in a Threshers’ game.
Game Two: Jordi Martinez (0-1, 3.00) pitched four innings and gave up 2 runs on 2 hits and 4 walks. He struck out five. Malik Binns (1.89) pitched two innings allowing a hit and 2 walks. Kyle Glogoski (3.00) pitched one inning and gave up a run on a solo HR.
The Threshers managed just 4 baserunners – 3 base hits by Alexeis Azuaje, Marcus Lee Sang, Arturo De Freitas, and a walk to Yhoswar Garcia. But, a double play and 2 pickoffs of Azuaje and Garcia stunted the offense.
Lehigh Valley (22-18) beat the Rochester Red Wings, 10-2.
Michael Mariot (3-0, 3.86) pitched six innings and gave up 2 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks. Zach Warren (0.00) came off the IL and tossed a clean inning with a strikeout. Dillon Maples (2.61) pitched one inning issuing a walk. Michael Kelly (5.40) pitched an inning and allowed one hit and struck out one.
The IronPigs scored 2 runs in the second inning on a 2-run HR (5) by Nick Maton. They scored 4 runs in the fourth on an RBI double by Maton, a 2-run double by Jorge Bonifacio, and an RBI single by Dalton Guthrie. They added an insurance run in the fifth on an RBI double by Maton. And, tacked on 3 more runs in the eighth on an RBI single by Bonifacio and RBI doubles by Guthrie and Matt Vierling.
Darick Hall (.280) went 2-5 with a double. Maton (.254) went 4-4 with 3 doubles, a HR, and 4 RBI. Bonifacio (.223) went 2-4 with a double and 3 RBI. Guthrie (.275) went 2-4 with a double and RBI.
The defense turned 3 double plays.
Reading (17-20) lost to the Somerset Patriots, 6-2.
James McArthur (1-4, 6.54) pitched 5.1 innings allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks. Mike Adams (8.22) stranded an inherited runner and gave up a run in 1.2 innings on 2 hits and a walk. Brian Marconi (3.86) pitched one inning and gave up a run on a solo HR.
The Phils scored a run in the fourth inning on a solo HR (8) by Logan O’Hoppe, his 5th HR in 4 games. They tied the game briefly with a run in the sixth on an RBI single by Aldrem Corredor. O’Hoppe (.297) went 2-4 with a HR and RBI.
Jersey Shore (13-22) beat the Wilmington Blue Rocks, 5-2.
Mick Abel (2-3, 4.00) pitched into the sixth inning throwing 79 pitches, 51 strikes (64.6%). He gave up an earned run on a solo HR in the first and the defense reliever permitted an unearned run to score. Abel surrendered 4 hits and walked one while striking out three. Carlos Francisco (4.73) pitched an inning, walked one, and struck out two. But, he also let one of 2 inherited runners score. Andrew Schultz (8.71) struck out two in a clean inning. Jonathan Hughes (0.79) earned his first save tossing two shutout innings and allowing 2 hits and a walk.
The BlueClaws scored 2 runs in the first inning on an RBI triple by Ethan Wilson and a wild pitch. They scored twice in the fourth inning on an RBI triple by Casey Martin and an RBI single by Carlos De La Cruz. They tacked on a run in the eighth on a fielding error.
Wilson (.223) went 2-4 with a double, triple, and RBI. Martin (.186) went 2-4 with a double, triple, and RBI. Tyler Carr stole his 11th base.
Rosters and Stuff
- organization’s rosters (5/20/2022)
- organization’s injury list (5/20/2022)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility (5/20/2022) (includes player info, assignments, …)
5/20/2022 – Lehigh Valley activated LHP Zach Warren from the 7-day IL
5/20/2022 – Lehigh Valley placed 3B Will Toffey on the 7-day IL retroactive to 5/19
5/20/2022 – Reading activated CF Chris Sharpe from the 7-day IL
5/20/2022 – SS Uziel Viloria assigned to Jersey Shore from FCL Phillies
5/20/2022 – Clearwater placed RHP Cam Wynne on the 7-day IL
5/20/2022 – Phillies sent CF Mickey Moniak on a rehab assignment to Clearwater
5/20/2022 – LHP Jordan Fowler assigned to Clearwater from FCL Phillies