Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/14)


American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 2-5 with a K in a 4-3 win over Toronto. The Holly Hill native is batting .287 with 11 HR's and 52 RBI.

Matt Wieters, C/DH/1B, Baltimore Orioles - Did not play in an 8-6 win over Oakland. The Stratford alum is batting .268 with 5 HR's and 17 RBI 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 0-4 in a 4-3 loss to the Yankees. The Goose Creek native is batting .221 with 11 HR's and 39 RBI


International League

Chris McGuiness, 1B, Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Philadelphia Phillies) - McGuiness was released by the Phillies on Friday. 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 8-6 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 12-2 loss to Akron. 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) - Did not play in a 7-3 win over Myrtle Beach. 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) - 0-4 with a K in a 4-1 loss to Peoria. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .252 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 7-6 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) - Pitched 2.1 innings giving up no hits, no runs with 1 walk and 1 K, earning the victory in a 7-6 win over Staten Island. The Hanahan alum is 3-2 with a 4.44 ERA and 10 K in 24.1 IP's.