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Lowcountry MLB and MiLB Update (8/18)


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 – 1-4 with a run scored and a K in a 3-2 win over the Tigers. The Stratford alum is batting .245 with 17 HR's, 62 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Seattle Mariners – 2-4 with a HR, RBI, double (8) and a run scored in a 3-2 win over the Twins. The Goose Creek native is batting .193 with 14 HR's and 40 RBI in the Majors and .242 with 4 RBI in Triple-A. 




International League


Justin Greene, OF, Charlotte (Chicago White Sox) - 2-4 with a HR, Triple (1), 3 RBI, 2 runs scored and a K in a 12-3 win over Norfolk. The Stratford alum is batting .246 with 6 HR's and 25 RBI in Triple-A. He batted .281 with 2 HR's and 13 RBI in Double-A. 

Mike Cisco, P, Lehigh Valley (Philadelphia Phillies) – Did not pitch in a 4-3 win over Toledo. The Wando alum is 2-0 record with 1 save, 1 hold, a 3.27 ERA and 13 K's in Triple-A. He was 3-3 with 2 saves a 1.21 ERA and 38 K's in Double-A. 



Eastern League


Reese Havens, 2B, Binghamton (NY Mets) – 0-3 with a walk and 3 K's in a 4-0 loss to Richmond. The Bishop England alum is batting .232 with 9 HR's and 33 RBI 

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



Texas League


Chris McGuiness, 1B, Frisco (Texas Rangers) – Game PPD. The James Island alum is batting .260 with 22 HR's and 70 RBI 

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Corpus Christi (Houston Astros) – Did not pitch in a 12-4 win over Springfield. He's 1-2 with a 3.46 ERA in Double-A. He has 23 K's in 26 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) – Pitched 2 innings giving up 1 hit, 0 runs, 0 walks and 4 K's earning the hold in a 5-3 win over Lexington. The Bishop England alum is 1-3 with 2 holds, 7 saves, a 3.51 ERA and 81 K's in 51.1 IP

Chris Hanna, RP, Kannapolis (Chicago White Sox) – Pitched 6 innings giving up 9 hits, 5 runs with 3 K's in a 7-1 loss to West Virginia. He's 1-3 with a 3.32 ERA and has 14 K's in 21.2 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) – Did not pitch in a 3-1 win over Ogden. The Wando alum has pitched in 11 games with a 3-0 record going 38.2 innings with an ERA of 3.26. He also has 26 K's

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