Here are today’s results.
Lehigh Valley (59-47) beat the Charlotte Knights, 8-1. Michael Plassmeyer (4-2, 3.06) went six innings and allowed one run on 2 hits and 2 walks. He struck out seven. Michael Kelly (5.51), Jace Fry (3.12), and Mark Appel (2.12) followed with three shutout innings. Simon Muzziotti made his debut going 1-4 with a walk at the top of the order. Yairo Munoz (.339) went 3-5 with a double and RBI. Johan Camargo (.174) went 1-3 with a double, walk, and RBI.
Reading (45-57, 16-17) beat the Harrisburg Senators, 13-2. They put the game out of reach with a 9-run ninth inning. Noah Skirrow (5-7, 4.48) pitched five innings and gave up one run on 5 hits and 2 walks. Taylor Lehman (0.00) pitched a one-hit inning striking out two. McCarthy Tatum debuted going 3-5 with a HR (1) and 3 RBI. Vito Friscia (.243) went 2-5 with a double and RBI. Kevin Vicuna (.255) went 2-5. Aldrem Corredor (.233) went 2-3 with 2 walks, a double, HR (9), and one RBI.
Jersey Shore (38-65, 13-24) beat the Greensboro Grasshoppers, 14-3. Matt Russell (5-7, 4.52) pitched five innings and allowed 2 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. The BlueClaws scored 13 runs in the third inning. Andrick Nava (.246) went 3-5 with an RBI. Kendall Simmons (.167) went 2-5 with a HR (1) and 3 RBI.
Clearwater (47-55, 12-25) lost to the St. Lucie Mets, 9-2. Matt Osterberg (3.62) tossed three solid middle relief innings with no hits, one walk, and 5 K. Starlyn Castillo (11.25) got hit hard again although the 4 runs he gave up in four innings pulled his ERA down a little. He did strike out seven. Lee Hao Yu (.276) went 1-4. The Threshers had just 3 hits, all singles, and struck out 14 times. Our pitchers collected 15 Ks.
FCL Phillies (17-25) beat the FCL Yankees in the completion of a suspended game (bottom of the first, no score), 4-3, and then had their scheduled game suspended in the top of the third tied at one.
Victor Vargas got the win with four rehab innings allowing one run on 2 hits, no walks, and 4 K. Josh Hendrickson had been the original starter but hadn’t thrown a pitch. Keylan Killgore tossed a rehab inning and gave up a run on 3 hits and a walk with 2 K. Samuel Aldegheri tossed two scoreless innings walking one and striking out the side. Rehabbing Cam Wynne pitched a clean inning. And, Jonathan Petit (4.97), the lone non-rehabber, picked up his first save with a one-run inning on 2 hits, a walk, and 2 K.
Sixteen position players were used with several no longer on the roster. Fourteenth-round prep pick, SS Bryan Rincon made his professional debut going 1-4 with a double and 3 RBI.
The second game lineup was almost completely new guys. Manuel Urias (4.91) started and went two innings giving up one run on 4 hits with a K. Justin Crawford made his debut leading off, drew a walk, stole a base, and was hit by a pitch. Gustavo Sosa went 0-1 with an RBI on a sacrifice fly. Dakota Kotowski went 0-1. Cole Moore went 0-1. Jordan Dissin drew a walk in his only AB. Ty Penner went 0-1. Ezra Farmer went 0-1. Bryan Rincon went 1-1 with a run scored. And, FCL veteran Nikau Pouaka-Grego (.279) went 1-1.
DSL Phillies White (29-18) beat the DSL Phillies Red (29-18), 5-3. White got some solid pitching. Maxwell Hernandez (0.60) opened with four innings and gave up one run on 3 hits and 2 walks. Douglas Mijares (6-2, 5.48) cherry-picked the win with a one-run inning on 2 hits and a walk. Wilmer Blanco (6.98) tossed a one-hit, shutout inning. Hermes Astudillo (4.02) earned the save with a one-hit inning allowing an unearned run.
William Bergolla (.395) went 2-3 with a walk. Raylin Heredia (.281) went 3-3 with a double and RBI. Nolan Beltran (.243) went 2-3 with an RBI. Bergolla committed his 3rd error in 6 games this season. In 33 chances, the shortstop has a .909 fielding percentage.
Red got four strong innings from Luis Gomez (.312) who gave up a run on 5 hits, walked one, and struck out four. Adilson Peralta (7.06) took the loss giving up 4 runs in one inning on 4 hits and a walk. Jean Hernandez (7.54) tossed a scoreless inning allowing a walk.
Jose Leanez (.240) went 2-4. Leanez stole second base on a play where Yemil Rosario stole home (one of two on the day for the first baseman).
8/09/2022 – Lehigh Valley placed C Rafael Marchan on the 7-day IL
8/09/2022 – Lehigh Valley placed C Donny Sands on the 7-day IL
8/09/2022 – RHP Aaron Barrett retired
8/09/2022 – C Jack Conley assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/09/2022 – RHP Daniel Harper assigned to FCL Phillies
8/09/2022 – LHP Mason Ronan assigned to FCL Phillies
8/09/2022 – OF Justin Crawford assigned to FCL Phillies
8/09/2022 – SS Bryan Rincon assigned to FCL Phillies
8/09/2022 – OF Emaarion Boyd assigned to FCL Phillies
8/08/2022 – Lehigh Valley released RHP Cam Bedrosian
8/08/2022 – Lehigh Valley released LHP Scott Moss
8/08/2022 – CF Simon Muzziotti assigned to Lehigh Valley from Reading
8/08/2022 – Reading activated SS Madison Stokes from the 60-day IL
8/08/2022 – Reading released CF Hunter Markwardt
8/08/2022 – 3B McCarthy Tatum activated from 60-day IL and assigned to Reading from Jersey Shore
8/08/2022 – RHP Orion Kerkering assigned to FCL Phillies
8/08/2022 – RHP Alex Rao assigned to FCL Phillies
8/08/2022 – RHP Josh Bortka assigned to FCL Phillies
8/08/2022 – OF Ezra Farmer assigned to FCL Phillies
8/07/2022 – Lehigh Valley transferred LHP Zach Warren to the Development List