Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/2)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/2)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-4 with a K in a 4-2 loss to the Mets. The Holly Hill native is batting .236 with 12 HR’s and 35 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 0-5 with 2 K’s in a 10-6 loss to Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .222 with 14 HR’s and 37 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Called up to the majors and pitched 5.1 innings giving up 5 hits, 4 runs with 2 walks and 6 K’s taking the loss in a 6-3 loss to Tampa Bay. The Beaufort alum is 0-1 with a 6.75 ERA and 6 K’s in 5.1 innings. He’s 8-2 with a 3.61 ERA and 81 K’s in 84.2 innings in Triple-A

National League

Matt Wieters, C, St. Louis Cardinals - Did not play in a 5-4 loss to Seattle. The Stratford alum is batting .221 with 4 HR’s and 12 RBI.

AAA

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.

High-A

Florida State League

James Reeves, P, Tampa Tarpons (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 9-2 win over 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) - 0-4 with a K in an 8-4 loss to Delmarva. The Hanahan alum is hitting .323 with a HR and 6 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Pitched 3 innings giving up 3 hits, 1 run with 2 K’s in a 7-5 loss to Hagerstown. The Goose Creek alum is 0-0 with 1 save, a 10.38 ERA and 5 K’s in 4.1 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 run scored in a 5-1 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .222 with 6 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 6-5 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) - Pitched 2 innings giving up 1 hit, 0 runs with 1 walk and 1 K in a 4-3 loss to Kingsport. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 4.15 ERA and 3 K’s in 4.1 innings of work.

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