Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/6)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-3 with a run scored and a K in a 2-1 win over Boston. The Holly Hill native is batting .286 with 11 HR's and 49 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - Did not play in a 7-3 win over Oakland. The Stratford alum is batting .264 with 4 HR's and 15 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 2-4 with a double (8), an RBI and a K in a 9-3 win over Minnesota. The Goose Creek native is batting .234 with 9 HR's and 31 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Houston Astros - Did not pitch in a 5-4 win over Oakland. The Beaufort alum is 0-1 with a 7.31 ERA in 20 IP with 16 K's in MLB. He is 6-2 with a 5.42 ERA in 88 IP and 67 K's in AAA.


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - Did not play in a 1-0 loss to Toledo. The James Island alum is batting .221 with 2 HR's and 33 RBI


John Cornely, RP, Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 1 hit, 3 runs with 2 walks and a K in a 10-1 loss to Erie. The Bishop England alum is 0-2 with 1 save, a 5.47 ERA and 22 K's in 23.2 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) - 0-3 with a K in a 2-0 loss to Quad Cities. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .246 with a HR and 24 RBI

Bobby Ison, OF, Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) - 1-2 with a double (9) and a walk in a 2-1 loss to Peoria. The Stratford alum is batting .245 with a HR and 28 RBI

A Short Season

New York-Penn League

James Reeves, P, Staten Island Yankees (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 4-3 loss to Hudson Valley. The Ashley Ridge alum is 1-0 with 1 save, a 4.26 ERA and 16 K's in 12.2 IP.

Skylar Hunter, P, Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 2 hits, 1 run with 1 walk and 1 K earning a hold (2) in a 5-3 win over Auburn. The Hanahan alum is 2-1 with a 4.05 ERA and 9 K in 20 IP's.