Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/6)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - No game. Gardner was also named 1 of 5 nominees for the final vote for fans to the last player to the all-star team. The Holly Hill native is batting .297 with 9 HR's and 39 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - 3-4 with a double (6) and a K in a 4-2 loss to Minnesota. The Stratford alum is batting .254 with 3 HR's and 10 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - Did not play in a 4-2 loss to the White Sox. The Stratford alum is batting .256 with 8 HR's and 25 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - 1-4 with a double (11), a run scored and 2 RBI in a 10-8 loss to Rochester. The James Island alum is batting .232 with a HR and 25 RBI

Pacific League

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Fresno Grizzlies (Houston Astros) - Did not pitch in an 8-2 win over Tacoma. 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 4.32 ERA in 66.2 IP and 52 K's in AAA.


John Cornely, RP, Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 0 hits, 0 runs with 1 walk earning the save in a 5-4 win over Binghamton. The Bishop England alum is 0-0 with 1 save, a 4.05 ERA and 11 K's in 12.1 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) - Did not play in a 1-0 win over Dayton. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .226 with a HR and 18 RBI

Bobby Ison, OF, Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) - 1-4 in a 3-2 loss to West Michigan. The Stratford alum is batting .239 with a HR and 22 RBI.

A Short Season

New York-Penn League

James Reeves, P, Staten Island Yankees (New York Yankees) - Pitched 2 innings giving up 3 hits, 1 run with 1 walk and 4 K's in a 7-5 loss to Hudson Valley. The Ashley Ridge alum is 0-0 with a 3.38 ERA and 15 K's in 8 IP.

Skylar Hunter, P, Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) - Did not pitch in a 2-1 loss to Brooklyn. The Hanahan alum is 1-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 2 K in 7 IP's.