Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/8)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-1 with a K in a 6-0 loss to Toronto. The Holly Hill native is batting .287 with 11 HR's and 49 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - 1-4 with a K in a 5-0 win over Angels. The Stratford alum is batting .264 with 5 HR's and 16 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with his 1st career grand slam, 4 RBI and a run scored in a 6-0 win over the Yankees. The Goose Creek native is batting .228 with 10 HR's and 35 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - 2-5 with a double (14), 2 RBI and a run scored in a 12-0 win over Columbus. The James Island alum is batting .221 with 3 HR's and 34 RBI

Pacific Coast League

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Fresno Grizzlies (Houston Astros) - Was optioned back to Triple-A and did not pitch vs Sacramento. The Beaufort alum is 0-1 with a 7.16  ERA in 20.1 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.


John Cornely, RP, Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) - Pitched 1.1 innings giving up 0 hits, 0 runs with 2 walks and 2 K's in a 5-3 loss to Akron. The Bishop England alum is 0-2 with 1 save, a 5.19 ERA and 24 K's in 25 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) - 2-4 in an 8-2 loss to Cedar Rapids. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .249 with a HR and 24 RBI

Bobby Ison, OF, Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) - 1-4 with 2 RBI in a 14-7 win over Burlington. The Stratford alum is batting .251 with a HR and 31 RBI

A Short Season

New York-Penn League

James Reeves, P, Staten Island Yankees (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 10-1 win over Hudson Valley. The Ashley Ridge alum is 1-0 with 1 save, a 3.68 ERA and 18 K's in 14.2 IP.

Skylar Hunter, P, Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 4 hits and 3 runs taking the loss in an 8-7 loss to Auburn. The Hanahan alum is 2-2 with a 5.14 ERA and 9 K in 21 IP's.