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Lowcountry MLB and MiLB Update (8/20)

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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 – 0-4 with 2 K's in a 5-1 loss to the Rangers. The Stratford alum is batting .243 with 17 HR's, 62 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Seattle Mariners – 0-4 with 2 K's in a 5-3 win over the Indians. The Goose Creek native is batting .192 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) - 0-3 with a K in a 9-6 win over Durham. The Stratford alum is batting .242 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) – Game PPD. The Wando alum is 2-0 record with 1 save, 1 hold, a 3.13 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 a K in a 3-2 loss to New Hampshire. The Bishop England alum is batting .230 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) – 0-2 with 2 walks and 2 runs scored in a 6-1 win over NW Arkansas. He did not play in game 1 of the doubleheader. The James Island alum is batting .257 with 22 HR's and 70 RBI 

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Corpus Christi (Houston Astros) – Pitched 6.2 innings giving up 5 hits, 1 run, 0 walks and had 1 K in a 2-1 win over Springfield. The Beaufort alum also went 0-2 from the plate with 2 K's. He's 1-2 with a 2.76 ERA in Double-A. He has 24 K's in 32.2 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 5-1 loss to Hickory. 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) – Did not pitch in an 11-4 win over Hagerstown. 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 12-3 win over Idaho Falls. The Wando alum has pitched in 12 games with a 4-0 record going 43.2 innings with an ERA of 2.89. He also has 29 K's

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