Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/3)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/3)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-3 with a walk and a K in a 5-1 win over the Mets. The Holly Hill native is batting .233 with 12 HR’s and 35 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-2 with a walk, a run scored and a K in a 6-3 win over Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .224 with 14 HR’s and 37 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 9-6 win over 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 5-2 win over 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 5-4 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) - 0-2 with a walk, a stolen base (6) and a K in a 2-0 win over Delmarva. The Hanahan alum is hitting .303 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 3-2 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) - Did not play in a 9-1 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .222 with 6 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Pitched 5 innings giving up 6 hits, 3 runs with 4 walks and 6 K’s in a 7-4 win over Princeton. The Hanahan alum is 0-1 with a 4.63 ERA and 15 K’s in 11.2 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 7-5 win over 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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