Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (4/19)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (4/19)
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Vidal Nuno and catcher Nick Ciuffo celebrate after beating the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Mike Stone) (Source: Mike Stone)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-2 with a HR, 2 RBI a run scored and a walk in a 6-2 win over Kansas City. The Holly Hill native is batting .200 with 5 HR’s and 10 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with a double (3), a run scored and a K in a 4-1 win over Oakland. The Stratford alum is batting .259 with 3 HR’s and 13 RBI

Nick Ciuffo, C, Tampa Bay Rays - Was called up to the majors on Friday, did not play in a 6-4 loss to Boston. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .158 with a HR and 2 RBI in Triple-A.

National League

Matt Wieters, C, St. Louis Cardinals - Did not play in a 5-4 loss to the Mets. The Stratford alum is batting .333 with 5 RBI.

AAA

International League

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians) - Did not pitch in an 11-10 win over Toledo. The Beaufort alum is 0-0 with a 0.75 ERA and 11 K’s in 12 innings.

AA

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Pitched .2 innings giving up 3 hits, 7 runs (0 earned) with 2 walks and 1 K in a 13-10 win over Portland. The Ashley Ridge alum is 1-0 and with a 3.18 ERA and 4 K’s in 5 innings.

A-Short Season

New York-Penn League

Seth Lancaster, INF, Williamsport Crosscutters (Philadelphia Phillies) - No game

Cody Smith, P, West Virginia Black Bears (Pittsburgh Pirates) - No game

Rookie

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - No game

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