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Lowcountry MLB and MiLB Update (8/8)


American League 


Brett Gardner, OF, NY Yankees – 60-Day DL with a sore right elbow. The Holly Hill native underwent arthroscopic surgery and should miss the rest of the season. He played 9 games batting .321 with 2 RBI and 2 SB's

Matt Wieters, C, Baltimore Orioles – 2-5 with 2 doubles (19), 5 RBI and a K in a 9-2 win over Seattle. The Stratford alum is batting .246 with 15 HR's, 57 RBI




Pacific Coast League


Justin Smoak, 1B, Tacoma (Seattle Mariners) – 0-2 with 2 walks and a run scored in a 5-3 loss to New Orleans. The Goose Creek native is batting .216 with 3 RBI in Triple-A and .189 with 13 HR's and 38 RBI in the Majors. 


Eastern League


Mike Cisco, P, Reading (Philadelphia Phillies) – He did not pitch in a 7-2 win over Trenton. Cisco had a 2-0 record with 1 save, 1 hold, a 3.00 ERA and 13 K's in Triple-A 

Reese Havens, 2B, Binghamton (NY Mets) – 1-3 with a walk, a run scored, an RBI and a K in a 8-3 win over New Britain. The Bishop England alum is batting .224 with 9 HR's and 33 RBI 

John Murrian, C, Erie (Detroit Tigers) – 7 Day DL with Sprained Right Knee


Southern League


Justin Greene, OF, Birmingham (Chicago White Sox) - 2-4 with a double (9), a run scored, a stolen base (14), a walk and a K in a 5-2 win over Mississippi. The Stratford alum is batting .305 with 2 HR's and 13 RBI in Double-A. He batted .238 with 4 HR's and 21 RBI in Triple-A


Texas League


Chris McGuiness, 1B, Frisco (Texas Rangers) – 2-3 with a double (19), a HR, 2 RBI, a walk and a K in a 4-3 win over Tulsa. The James Island alum is batting .252 with 21 HR's and 62 RBI 

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Corpus Christi (Houston Astros) – Did not pitch in a 4-0 loss to Arkansas. He's 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA in Double-A. He has 16 K's in 17.1 IP. The Beaufort alum was 7-3 with a 3.57 ERA in his time in High-A. He has 76 K's in 93.1 IP




South Atlantic League


John Cornely, RP,  Rome (Atlanta Braves) – Did not pitch in a 4-1 loss to Greensboro. The Bishop England alum is 1-3 with 1 hold, 7 saves, a 3.80 ERA and 72 K's in 47.1 IP

Chris Hanna, RP, Kannapolis (Chicago White Sox) – Did not pitch in a 5-0 loss to Lakewood. He's 0-2 with a 4.34 ERA and has 9 K's in 8.2 IP with Kannapolis after going 1-0 with a 4.62 ERA with 2 saves and 30 K's in 39 IP with Hickory. His ERA in Rookie ball is at 9.95 and has 4 K's in 6.1 innings pitched




Pioneer League

Drew Cisco, P, Billings (Cincinnati Reds) – Pitched 5 innings giving up 6 hits, 1 run with 1 walk and 5 K's earning the win in a 4-1 victory over Great Falls. The Wando alum has pitched in 10 games with a 2-0 record going 33.2 innings with an ERA of 3.74. He also has 22 K's

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