Here is today’s result.
Lehigh Valley (74-68) beat the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, 4-3. Michael Plassmeyer (2.41) pitched six one-run innings allowing 5 hits and striking out five. Griff McGarry (5.14) pitched a clean inning with 2 strikeouts. Vinny Nittoli (4.04) blew the save with 2 solo HR. Michael Kelly (5.25) got the win pitching one inning, giving up 2 hits, and striking out three.
The IronPigs scored 2 runs in the first inning a 2-run HR by Darick Hall, his 27th. They rallied to tie the game with a run in the eighth on an RBI single by Jorge Bonifacio. They walked off in the ninth on an RBI single by Hall.
Hall (.264) went 2-3 with a HR, 2 walks, and 3 RBI. Bonifacio (.231) went 2-4 with an RBI. Ali Castillo (.267) went 3-4.
And in other news …
Clearwater Threshers’ RHP Estibenzon Jimenez was selected as Pitcher of the Week for the Florida State League.
The Reading Fightin Phils have named Billy Sullivan FirstEnergy Pitcher of the Year.
I have received a couple suggestions on how to conduct the Readers Poll in the absence of polling software. Please consider and propose solutions. Thank you.
9/21/2022 – Phillies activated RHP Zack Wheeler from the 15-day IL
9/21/2022 – Phillies optioned RHP Sam Coonrod to Lehigh Valley
9/20/2022 – Lehigh Valley transferred RHP Francisco Morales to the Development List