Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/1)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/1)
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American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - No game. The Holly Hill native is batting .236 with 12 HR’s and 35 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - Did not play in an 11-4 win over Kansas City. The Stratford alum is batting .227 with 14 HR’s and 37 RBI

National League

Matt Wieters, C, St. Louis Cardinals - No game. The Stratford alum is batting .221 with 4 HR’s and 12 RBI.


International League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) - Released by Tampa Bay on Monday. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .228 with 2 HR’s and 16 RBI. He’s batting .167 in the majors.

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Norfolk Tides (Baltimore Orioles) - Traded by the Indians to the Orioles and assigned to Triple-A Norfolk. The Beaufort alum is 8-2 with a 3.61 ERA and 81 K’s in 84.2 innings


Florida State League

James Reeves, P, Tampa Tarpons (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 9-3 loss to Daytona. The Ashley Ridge alum is 0-0 with a 1.93 ERA and 15 K’s in 9.1 innings. He’s 3-0 and with a 2.13 ERA and 22 K’s in 23.2 innings in Double-A.

Class A

Seth Lancaster, INF, Lakewood Blueclaws (Philadelphia Phillies) - 0-3 with a K in a 3-0 win over Delmarva. The Hanahan alum is hitting .370 with a HR and 6 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Did not pitch in a 9-7 win over Hagerstown. The Goose Creek alum is 0-0 with 1 save, a 27.00 ERA and 3 K’s in 1.1 innings of work in Single-A. Went 0-0 with 1 save and a 2.25 ERA with 5 K’s in 4 innings in Short Season-A.

Rookie Advanced

Pioneer League

TJ Hopkins, OF, Billings Mustangs (Cincinnati Reds) - 1-3 with a walk, a double (2), 2 runs scored, 3 RBI, an error (2) and an outfield assist in a 9-7 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .212 with 6 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 3-0 loss to Princeton. The Hanahan alum is 0-1 with a 4.05 ERA and 9 K’s in 6.2 innings in the Appalachian League. He’s 0-0 with 1 save with a 2.25 ERA and 6 K’s in 4 innings in the Pioneer League.

Ryan Troutman, P, Bristol Pirates (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Did not pitch in a 6-4 win over Kingsport. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 7.71 ERA and 2 K’s in 2.1 innings of work.

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