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Lowcountry MLB and MiLB Update (8/12)

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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 – Did not play in a 5-3 win over the Royals. The Stratford alum is batting .245 with 16 HR's, 58 RBI




Pacific Coast League


Justin Smoak, 1B, Tacoma (Seattle Mariners) – 1-4 in a 4-2 win over Memphis. The Goose Creek native is batting .222 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) – Pitched 2 innings giving up 2 hits, 1 run with 1 walk and 2 K's. The Wando alum is 3-3 with 2 saves a 1.21 ERA and 38 K's in Double-A. 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) – Did not play in a 7-2 win over Harrisburg. The Bishop England alum is batting .234 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) - 1-4 with a double (10) in a 11-4 loss to Mississippi. The Stratford alum is batting .281 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) – 2-4 with a Grand Slam, 4 RBI, a walk, a run scored and 2 K's in a 6-4 win over NW Arkansas. The James Island alum is batting .251 with 22 HR's and 67 RBI 

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Corpus Christi (Houston Astros) – Did not pitch in a 20-9 win over Springfield. He's 1-1 with a 3.10 ERA in Double-A. He has 18 K's in 20.1 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) – No game. 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) – No game. 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) – No game. 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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