|Syracuse||ALL-STAR BREAK||@ Pawtucket,
|Valdez (3-5, 2.83) vs.
Haley (4-7, 3.20)
|Harrisburg||ALL-STAR BREAK||vs. Hartford,
|TBD vs. TBD|
|Potomac||Won, 2-1||@ Lynchburg,
|Baez (3-8, 4.86) vs.
Tully (3-8, 4.73)
|Hagerstown||Lost, 5-0||vs. Columbia,
|Lee (2-2, 5.00) vs.
Dibrell (3-4, 3.59)
|Auburn||Lost, 6-4||vs. Lowell,
|TBD vs. Bazardo (2-2, 2.77)|
|GCL Nationals||Lost, 8-5||vs. GCL Astros,
Syracuse – ALL-STAR BREAK
As predicted, Jacob Wilson, the Chiefs sole player named to the AAA All-Star game, did not appear in the game. For those that care, the PCL beat the IL, 12-7.
Harrisburg – ALL-STAR BREAK
• Gushue 1-2, R, K
• Gamache 0-2, 2K
• Williams ⅓ IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K
• Self (BS, 1) 1IP, 2H, R, ER, 0BB, 1K
All four Harrisburg representatives on the E.L. West roster made an appearance in the E.L. All-Star Game, with Taylor Gushue going 1-for-2 with a run scored as the starting catcher; Dan Gamache going 0-for-2 with two whiffs coming off the bench at second base; Austen Williams getting the last out of the 7th; And, apparently because it was in New Jersey, there was no Self service as the E.L. East got to Derek for a run on two hits in the 9th for a 4-4 tie.
Potomac 2 Lynchburg 1
• Johnston (W, 1-0) 6IP, 7H, 0R, 2BB, 3K
• Bourque (SV, 5) 1IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K
• Corredor 2-2, R, 3BB
• Basto 2-4, 2-2B, BB
Kyle Johnston spun six shutout innings and won his High-A debut, as the P-Nats edged the Hillcats, 2-1. He allowed seven hits, issued two walks, and struck out three. James Bourque came on again in the 9th and worked around a one-out single for his fifth save. Aldrem Corredor reached base five times with two singles and three walks (one intentional) while Nick Basto walked once and doubled twice to lead the 13-hit, seven-walk Potomac offense, which hit into four double plays and left 15 runners on base.
Columbia 5 Hagerstown 0
• Alastre (L, 3-4) 6IP, 8H, 5R, 5ER, BB, 3K, 2HR, BK
• C. Pena 2IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
• Scudder 1-3, 2B, E
• Antuna 0-4, 2E(24, 25)
Two Columbia pitchers combined on a three-hit, 3-0 shutout of Hagerstown. Suns starting pitcher Tomas Alastre gave up all five Fireflies runs on eight hits, including two HRs, over six innings. he walked one and struck out three. Carlos Pena (2IP) and Connor Zwetsch (1IP) combined for three scoreless inning of relief. Jake Scudder was the only Hagerstown batter to reach base twice (double, walk). Roster moves: IF Branden Boggetto released; RHP Connor Zwetsch promoted from Auburn.
Lowell 6 Auburn 4
• Y. Ramirez 5IP, 6H, 3R, 3ER, 0BB, 3K, 2HBP, WP
• N. Ramirez (BS, 1; L, 1-1) 2⅓ IP, 5H, 3R, 1ER, 0BB, 1K, HR, WP
• O’Connor 3-4, R, 2B, RBI
• Rhinesmith 3-5, 3B, RBI
After rallying for three in the 6th to take a 4-3 lead, the Doubledays gave ’em back in the 8th to lose, 6-4. Yonathan Ramirez went the first five inning and gave up three runs on six hits and no walks while striking out three. Nector Ramirez issued the tying run on a homer to lead off the 8th, then gave up two more with the “help” of an error for the blown-save-loss. Pablo O’Connor and Jacob Rhinesmith both had three hits and an RBI as Auburn racked up 11 hits but left on 12 as they went just 2-for-13 with RISP.
GCL Cardinals 8 GCL Nationals 5
• Williamson 1⅔ IP, 3H, R, ER, 0BB, 0K
• Strom (BS, 1; L, 0-1) 3IP, 6H, 6R, 6ER, 0BB, 2K, 0HR
• Robles 2-4, R
• Morales 2-4, 2B, RBI
• De Aza 1-2, R, BB
Like Rodney Theophile earlier this week, Ryan Williamson made the long trek from the roster he was assigned to last month (Harrisburg) to West Palm Beach to make his professional debut in an 8-5 G-Nats loss to the G-Cards. The 2016 15th Rd. pick gave up a run on three hits over an inning and 2/3rds without a walk or a whiff. The loss went to Leif Strom with six runs let in on six hits over three innings. Victor Robles singled twice and scored a run while Jesus Morales singled, doubled, and drove in a run to lead the G-Nats attack. Roster moves: LHP Ryan Williamson reassigned from Harrisburg; LHP Darly Infante placed on the 60-Day DL.