Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/13)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 3-4 with a walk, a double (24), a run scored and 3 RBI in an 8-6 win over Cleveland. The Holly Hill native is batting .286 with 11 HR's and 52 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - No game. The Stratford alum is batting .268 with 5 HR's and 17 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-3 with a run scored and a K in a 4-2 win over Oakland. The Goose Creek native is batting .226 with 11 HR's and 39 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - Did not play in an 11-2 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) - Pitched 5.2 innings giving up 6 hits, 4 runs with 3 walks and 5 K's earning the win in a 10-4 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 7-2 with a 5.48 ERA in 93.2 IP and 72 K's in AAA.


Eastern League

John Cornely, RP, Portland Sea Dogs (Boston Red Sox) - Did not pitch in a 2-1 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.

A Advanced

Carolina League

Bobby Ison, OF, Lynchburg Hillcats (Cleveland Indians) - Was promoted to Class A-Advanced and went 1-3 with a walk in a 2-1 loss to Frederick. The Stratford alum is batting .333 in A-Advanced. He hit.251 with a HR and 32 RBI in Class A. 


Midwest League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Bowling Green Hot Rods (Tampa Bay Rays) - 2-3 with a run scored, 3 RBI and a K in an 11-10 win over Burlington. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .255 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 7-3 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 7-3 win over Staten Island. The Hanahan alum is 2-2 with a 4.91 ERA and 9 K in 22 IP's.