Lehigh Valley lost a low-scoring, shortened game in Rochester. Reading suffered a blowout loss. Jersey Shore lost in a ten-inning walk-off. And, Clearwater won on “Painter Night” on a sacrifice fly by Mickey Moniak in the eighth inning.
Clearwater (21-16) beat the Fort Myers Mussels, 5-4.
Andrew Painter (1.35) threw 71 pitches and tossed three innings. He gave up one run on 2 hits and 5 walks. He struck out six. Jordan Fowler (3.00) with three shutout innings giving up 3 hits, walking none, and striking out four. Alex Garbrick (3.44) blew his third save of the season in one inning giving up three runs on one hit (a 3-run HR) and walking two. Rodolfo Sanchez (3-0, 1.75) got the win with two scoreless innings striking out four but allowing 4 base runners on 3 hits and a walk.
The Threshers took the lead with a run in the first inning on a sac fly by Jadiel Sanchez that plated Mickey Moniak who had reached on a single. They went ahead again in the third on a solo HR by Lee Hao Yu (6). And, doubled their lead with a run in the fifth on a balk. They tied the game with a run in the seventh on a throwing error on a stolen base. And, went ahead in the eighth on a sacrifice fly by Moniak.
The rehabbing Moniak went 1-4 with a run scored, sac fly, and RBI. Sanchez (.239) went 2-2 with a triple and RBI.
Sanchez stole his 25th base. Marcus Lee Sang (3rd) and Moniak (home) had outfield assists.
Lehigh Valley (22-19) lost to the Rochester Red Wings, 1-0 in six innings.
Connor Eastman (0-4, 4.26) pitched five innings and gave up a run on 2 hits (one a solo HR). He walked 4 and struck out six. The IronPigs collected 2 hits. Matt Vierling (.250), who doubled in 3 ABs, picked up an outfield assist at third base. Dalton Guthrie (.280) had the other hit.
Reading (17-21) lost to the Somerset Patriots, 10-1.
Noah Skirrow (3.54) came off the IL and threw six innings allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out five. Then the bullpen took over to make sure the game was out of reach. Matt Seelinger (2.95) lasted 0.2 innings and gave up 4 runs on 4 hits including 2 HRs. Tyler Carr (6.97) came in and pitched 1.1 innings and gave up 3 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks.
The Phils scored their only run in the first inning for a brief lead on a forceout.
Jersey Shore (13-23) lost to the Wilmington Blue Rocks, 5-4 in ten innings.
Ben Brown (3.46) pitched a very solid six shutout innings. He allowed 2 hits and walked two while striking out eight. Dominic Pipkin (6.35) pitched one scoreless inning and allowed one hit. Andrew Baker (8.25) blew the lead in his one inning. He gave up 4 runs on 3 hits and a walk, although he did strike out two. Erubiel Armenta (2-2, 4.35) pitched 1.1 innings and lost when the phantom runner scored in the tenth. Aidan Anderson (0.00) got one out but let 1 of 2 inherited runners score.
The BlueClaws took an early lead with 2 runs in the first inning on a 2-run HR (2) by Ethan Wilson. They stretched their lead to four with 2 runs in the eighth on a 2-run double by Wilson. The right fielder had 2 of the team’s 4 hits going 2-4 with a double, HR, and 4 RBI.
Rosters and Stuff
- organization’s rosters (5/21/2022)
- organization’s injury list (5/21/2022)
- organization’s Rule 5 eligibility (5/21/2022) (includes player info, assignments, …)
5/21/2022 – Reading activated RHP Noah Skirrow from the 7-day IL
5/21/2022 – Jersey Shore placed 3B McCarthy Tatum on the 7-day IL retroactive to 5/20
No transactions, yet. But LHP Nick Fanti is back at the Complex. As well as, some new players from the Dominican Academy – infielders Jehisbert Sevilla, Diego Gonzalez, and outfielder Solardo Rodriguez. They’re all teenagers from Venezuela.