Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/12)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-3 with a walk and a K in a 2-1 loss to Cleveland. The Holly Hill native is batting .281 with 11 HR's and 49 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - Did not play in a 3-0 loss to Seattle. The Stratford alum is batting .268 with 5 HR's and 17 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with a HR, 3 RBI, a run scored and a K in a 10-3 win over Oakland. The Goose Creek native is batting .224 with 11 HR's and 39 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - 1-3 with a double (15) in a 9-5 loss to Syracuse. The James Island alum is batting .223 with 3 HR's and 34 RBI

Pacific Coast League

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Fresno Grizzlies (Houston Astros) - Did not pitch in an 8-2 win over Albuquerque. 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 2 innings giving up 1 hit, 0 runs with 1 K earning a save in a 6-4 win over Erie. Did not pitch in game 1 of a doubleheader. The Bishop England alum is 0-2 with 2 saves, a 4.82 ERA and 25 K's in 27 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) - 1-3 with a run scored and an RBI in a 2-1 win over Burlington. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .251 with a HR and 25 RBI

Bobby Ison, OF, Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) - 0-3 in a 6-3 win over Cedar Rapids. The Stratford alum is batting .251 with a HR and 32 RBI

A Short Season

New York-Penn League

James Reeves, P, Staten Island Yankees (New York Yankees) - Pitched 2.1 innings giving up 0 hits, 0 runs with a walk and 2 K's in a 4-1 loss to Williamsport. The Ashley Ridge alum is 1-0 with 1 save, a 3.18 ERA and 20 K's in 17 IP.

Skylar Hunter, P, Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) - Did not pitch in a 4-1 win over Staten Island. The Hanahan alum is 2-2 with a 4.91 ERA and 9 K in 22 IP's.