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Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/23)

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American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-5 with a run scored in a 10-2 win over Detroit. The Holly Hill native is batting .252 with 20 HR's and 52 RBI. 

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-5 with a HR, RBI and a run scored in a 7-6 win over Tampa Bay. The Stratford alum is batting .290 with 34 HR's and 81 RBI

National League

Matt Wieters, C, Washington Nationals - 0-3 with 2 K's in a 6-1 loss to Houston. The Stratford alum is batting .230 with 9 HR's and 46 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, SP, Cincinnati Reds - Pitched 3.2 innings giving up 8 hits, 8 runs (7 earned) with 3 walks and 6 K's taking the loss in a 9-3 loss to the Cubs. The Beaufort alum is 3-3 with 1 hold, a 6.17 ERA and 59 K's in 54 innings in the majors. He's 2-0 with a 2.05 ERA and 35 K's in 29.2 innings in AAA. 


Southern League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Montgomery Biscuits (Tampa Bay Rays) - Did not play in an 8-7 win over Tennessee. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .251 with 7 HR's and 41 RBI. 

James Reeves, SP, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in an 5-1 win over Portland. The Ashley Ridge alum is 2-0 with 1 save, a 0.00 ERA and 6 K's in 6.2 innings. He's 2-0 with 4 holds, 1 save, a 2.52 ERA and 40 K's in 34.2 innings in High-A. 

A Short Season

Northwest League

Chris Singleton, OF, Eugene Emeralds (Chicago Cubs) - 2-4 with 2 stolen bases in a 4-3 loss to Salem-Kiser. The Goose Creek alum is batting .164 with 6 RBI in Class A Short Season. He hit .304 with a HR and 6 RBI in Rookie League

Rookie League

Arizona League

Malcolm Van Buren, SP, AZL Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a win over AZL Brewers. The Hanahan alum is 0-3 with an 7.86 ERA and 20 K's in 26.1 innings. 

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