Here are today’s results.
Lehigh Valley (68-55) lost to the Gwinnett Stripers, 13-2. Colton Eastman (0-7, 6.24) pitched 2.1 innings and gave up 5 runs on 3 walks, one hit (a HR), and a hit batter. James Marvell (6.72) came in and allowed 2 inherited runners to score. Donnie Sands (.314) went 2-4. Darick Hall (.255) went 1-3 with a HR (21), 2 RBI, and a walk.
Reading (53-67, 24-27) lost to the Birmingham Rumble Ponies, 7-4. Mick Abel (1-1, 5.19) lasted 2.2 innings and gave up 3 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks. He threw 75 pitches and 44 strikes. Johan Rojas (.253) went 1-3 with 2 walks and 2 stolen bases (23). Jhailyn Ortiz (.241) went 1-3 with a double and 2 walks. Carlos De La Cruz (.277) went 3-5 with a double and RBI.
Jersey Shore (44-76, 19-36) lost to the Brooklyn Cyclones, 18-1. Lee Hao Yu went 0-3 with a walk and a stolen base. Baron Radcliff (.227) went 1-3 with a walk and solo HR (14). Andrew Baker (4.74) struck out 2 in one inning of relief. Rixon Wingrove (.240 went 0-4 with 4 strikeouts and pitched the final inning allowing one run on 3 hits.
Clearwater (55-64, 20-34) lost to the Tampa Tarpons, 6-1. Emaarion Boyd went 0-3. Justin Viars (.250) went 1-3. Matt Alifano doubled for the Threshers’ only other hit. Josh Bortka pitched an inning and gave up a walk, hit, and struck out three.
And the good news …
DSL Phillies White beat the DSL Pittsburgh Gold, 3-1, in game one of the semifinals. Saul Teran pitched five innings allowing one run on 3 hits and 2 walks. He struck out 2 and picked off a base runner. Javier Fuenmayor pitched 3.2 innings and gave up a hit and 2 walks while striking out four. Jesus Querales stranded 2 inherited runners retiring the final batter for the save.
William Bergolla went 0-3 with a walk and a run scored. Raylin Heredia went 1-4 with a triple and an RBI. Manolfi Jimenez went 1-3 with a double. Nolan Beltran went 1-2 with a walk and RBI. Angel Mata went 1-3. Derek Escobar went 1-1 with an RBI as a pinch hitter.
Game two of the best of three semifinal is Monday.
8/28/2022 – LHP Jordi Martinez assigned to Jersey Shore from Clearwater
8/23/2022 – RHP Chase Webster assigned to FCL Phillies
8/23/2022 – Phillies signed free agent RHP Chase Webster to a minor league contract