Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (6/29)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees -

3-5 with 2 doubles (21) in a 4-1 loss to the Angles. Gardner was also named American League Player of the Week. The Holly Hill native is batting .305 with 9 HR's and 39 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles -

Did not play in an 8-1 loss to Texas. The Stratford alum is batting .288 with 3 HR's and 10 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays

- Did not play in a 3-1 loss to Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .243 with 5 HR's and 21 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) -

1-4 with an RBI and a K in an 8-1 win over Scraton/Wilkes-Barre. The James Island alum is batting .238 with a HR and 22 RBI

Pacific League

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Fresno Grizzlies (Houston Astros) -

Did not pitch in a 7-2 loss to Reno. The Beaufort alum is 0-1 with a 7.31 ERA in 20 IP with 16 K's in MLB. He is 5-1 with a 4.01 ERA in 60.2 IP and 42 K's in AAA.


John Cornely, RP, Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) -

Did not pitch in game 1 of a double header, a 5-4 win over Reading. In game 2, pitched 1 inning giving up 3 hits, 3 runs with 1 walk and 1 K in a 6-1 loss. The Bishop England alum is 0-0 with a 5.79 ERA and 9 K's in 8.1 innings in AA. 2-3 with 2 saves and a 4.76 ERA and 26 K's in 23.2 innings in AAA. Cornely has a 36.00 ERA with 1 K in 1 IP in MLB.


Midwest League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) -

0-4 with a K in a 2-0 loss to Ft. Wayne. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .223 with a HR and 14 RBI

Bobby Ison, OF, Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) -

Did not play in a 3-1 loss to West Michigan. The Stratford alum is batting .238 with a HR and 21 RBI.