Here are today’s results.
I went to dollar night at the Threshers’ game, so the later recaps will be very short.
Lehigh Valley (65-53) beat the Gwinnett Stripers, 10-5. Bryce Harper went 2-3 with 2 HR and 2 walks. Darick Hall didn’t play. (I thought I read he was sent down to play every day.) Mark Appel struck out 2 in one inning of relief.
Reading (52-63, 23-23) lost to the Birmingham Rumble Ponies, 8-6. Johan Rojas went 2-5 with a HR (3) and 2 RBI. Carlos De La Cruz went 2-3 with a double and RBI. Herbert Iser also had 2 hits and an RBI.
Jersey Shore (44-71, 19-31) beat the Brooklyn Cyclones, 7-0, collecting just 3 hits. Marcus Lee Sang (.238) had two of the hits.
Clearwater (54-60, 19-30) beat the Tampa Tarpons, 5-1, behind HRs by Ryan Leitch, Caleb Ricketts, and Leandro Pineda. Lee Hao Yu went 2-3 with a walk. Victor Vargas pitched 5.1 innings allowing one run on a HR, 3 hits, and no walks. Victor Lopez got his 7th win with 1.2, one-walk innings. He stranded an inherited runner. Keylan Killgore got the two-inning save.
FCL Phillies (26-29) beat the FCL Blue Jays, 7-0. They closed out the season winning 9 of 10 games and finished in third place, two games behind the Jays. Emaarion Boyd went 1-2 and finished the season with a .345 batting average. Justin Crawford went 2-2 with 2 RBI and finished at .297 for the season. Otto Kemp went 2-3 to finish 5-10. Dakota Kotowski went 2-2 with 2 RBI and finished .484 in 31 at bats. Jordan Dissin went 0-1 with a walk and finished .353 in 17 at bats. Nikau Pouaka-Grego went 0-2 but still finished at .301/.424/.890 in 103 at bats.
Manuel Urias (4.23) pitched four innings and allowed one hit, one walk, and struck out seven. Nicoly Pina (1-1) got the win with one scoreless inning allowing a hit and a walk. Josh Bortka (0.00) pitched a clean inning. Andrew Walling (6.75) pitched one inning allowed a hit and struck out one. Braeden Fausnaught (0.00) struck out two in a scoreless inning. And, Wilson Valdez (2.31) struck out one in the final inning.
DSL Phillies Red (36-23) lost to the DSL LAD Mega, 6-5, and missed the playoffs. They were in a 4-way tie for the second wild card and lost out on tie-breaking procedures. Jorge Mendez went 1-2 with a double, 2 walks, and 2 RBI. He finished the season with a .400 batting average in 90 at bats. Marco Soto went 1-4 with a walk and dipped to a .299 batting average in 177 at bats for the season.
DSL Phillies White (40-19) beat the DSL Texas Red, 8-1, and won the division on a tiebreaker with DSL Texas Blue who qualified as the first wild card. William Bergolla went 1-1 with 2 walks and an RBI. He finished with a ‘380 batting average in 71 at bats. Leonardo Rondon went 1-3 with an RBI and finished the season with a .340 batting average in 103 at bats. Jarol Martinez went 1-2 and finished with a .294 batting average in 85 at bats. Jorge Garcia went 1-5 with a double and RBI and finished with a .308 batting average in 156 at bats.
Juan Melendez (16.55) got the start in this important game and pitched 3.1 innings allowing one run on 4 hits and 2 walks with 2 K. Ezequiel Ventura (2.40) stranded 2 inherited base runners and pitched 1.2 scoreless innings allowing one hit, one walk, and 2 strikeouts. Maikel Rosales (3.86) pitched two no-hit innings walking one and striking out three. Javier Fuenmayor (3.82) allowed 2 hits in a scoreless inning striking out one. Saul Alcala (1.50) did the same.
8/23/2022 – Phillies sent RF Bryce Harper on a rehab assignment to Lehigh Valley
8/23/2022 – Phillies optioned 1B Darick Hall to Lehigh Valley
8/23/2022 – Phillies recalled 3B Yairo Munoz from Lehigh Valley
8/23/2022 – Lehigh Valley activated 1B Darick Hall
8/23/2022 – Lehigh Valley activated LHP Jonathan Hennigan from the temporarily inactive list
8/23/2022 – Lehigh Valley activated C Donny Sands from the 7-day IL
8/23/2022 – Reading placed RHP McKinley Moore on the 7-day IL retroactive to 8/22
8/23/2022 – Clearwater transferred LHP Jordan Fowler to the Development List
8/22/2022 – Phillies selected the contract of LHP Michael Plassmeyer from Lehigh Valley
8/22/2022 – Phillies designated RHP Tyler Cyr for assignment
8/22/2022 – C Jack Conley assigned to Reading from Lehigh Valley
8/22/2022 – Jersey Shore activated C Nick Matera from the 60-day IL
8/22/2022 – Jersey Shore transferred C Adony Mejia to the Development List