Here are today’s results.
Lehigh Valley (52-44) lost to the Durham Bulls, 5-3, and dropped out of a three-way tie for first into sole possession of third place. Durham is one of the first place teams. Michael Plassmeyer (2-2, 3.65) gave up 3 runs in five innings on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out four. But, he gave up 3 solo HR. Mark Appel (1.65) went 1.2 innings giving up a solo HR. Jean Segura played second and went 1-4, his first rehab hit. He still hasn’t played a complete game. Rafael Marchan (.230) went 2-4 with a double. Dalton Guthrie (.280), batting clean up, went 1-4 with a solo HR (8). Scott Kingery (.206) went 0-2 with 2 walks.
Reading (40-53, 11-13) lost to the Erie SeaWolves, 8-3. Noah Skirrow (4-7, 4.79) pitched 4.1 innings and gave up 4 runs (3 ER) on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out seven. Johan Rojas (.288) was back in the lineup after the birth of his child. He went 1-4. Simon Muzziotti (.198) went 1-4 with a solo HR (3). Logan O’Hoppe (.273) and Jhailyn Ortiz (.259) each went 2-4. Vito Friscia ((.237) went 2-4 with an RBI.
Jersey Shore (32-60, 7-19) lost to the Wilmington Blue Rocks, 3-0, and became our first affiliate to reach 60 losses. They collected 3 singles by Jared Carr (.202), Carlos De La Cruz (.275), and Luis Garcia (.145). Kyle Glogoski (2.48) was tagged for 3 runs in three innings (only one of which was earned) on 4 hits, no walks, and 4 K. JP Woodward (7.20), Brett Schulze (9.00), and Jason Ruffcorn (4.65) shutout the Blue rocks the rest of the way. Schulze struck out 2 in his inning.
A second game was suspended (rain) after four innings with Jersey Shore leading 2-0 and holding Wilmington to one hit. Ben Brown (3.08) was solid through four with no walks and 4 K. Herbert Iser (.243) and Uziel Viloria (.198) had RBI singles.
Clearwater (44-48, 9-18) dropped two to the Dunedin Blue Jays, 4-3 and 8-0.
Starlyn Castillo (12.46) had a decent appearance in game one pitching three scoreless innings allowing 2 hits and a walk. Matt Osterberg (3.99) was fine allowing one run in three innings on 4 hits, no walks. Gabriel Yanez (2-3, 2.04) blew the save giving up 3 runs on 2 HR in the top of the seventh. Nicolas Torres (.151) had broken a 1-1 tie in the home sixth with a 2-run single. He had a double and scored earlier in the game. Lee Hao Yu (.286) went 1-4 with a double and RBI.
In game two, Gabriel Cotto (2-3, 4.58) gave up 3 runs in four innings on 3 hits and 4 walks. Konnor Ash gave up 5 runs in 0.2 innings on 2 hits and 3 walks. Victor Lopez (5.47) allowed an inherited runner to score. Alex McKenney pitched a clean inning. Nicolas Torres committed 2 errors that didn’t figure in the scoring. Lee Hao Yu went (.286) went 1-3. Marcus Lee Sang (.263) went 1-3. Jamari Baylor (.135) went 1-3.
FCL Phillies (13-20) beat the FCL Tigers, 4-2. Oswald Medina (1-3, 5.59) pitched six innings allowing 2 runs on 7 hits, no walks, and 4 K. Fernando Lozano (3.00) earned his second save retiring all nine batters he faced. Nikau Pouaka-Grego (.290) went 2-4 with a double and 2 RBI. Felix Reyes (.241) went 2-4 with a double. Yemal Flores (.178) went 0-3 with 2 K (that’s 35 in 87 PA). Rickardo Perez (.350) DH-ed and went 0-4.
DSL Phillies Red (23-15) lost to the DSL Tigers2, 5-2.
DSL Phillies White (24-13) lost to the DSL Brewers2, 11-3. William Bergolla (.231) started at SS, led off, and went 1-5. (Note: his 2-2 from the suspended game isn’t included. He would be 5 for 15 .333 with that game.)
Steve Potter’s Minor League Roundup from his Phillies – A Fan’s View
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7/28/2022 – RHP Nicoly Pina assigned to FCL Phillies from Clearwater
7/28/2022 – Reading activated OF Johan Rojas from the temporarily inactive list
7/28/2022 – Reading transferred RHP Carlo Reyes to the Development List
7/27/2022 – Jersey Shore placed 1B Rixon Wingrove on the 7-day IL
7/27/2022 – Jersey Shore activated C Karl Ellison