Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/4)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/4)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-4 with a run scored and 2 K’s in an 8-4 win over Tampa Bay. The Holly Hill native is batting .234 with 12 HR’s and 35 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-3 with a double (7) and 2 walks in an 8-7 loss to Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .226 with 14 HR’s and 37 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - No game. 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 - 1-3 with a walk, a HR, RBI and a run scored in a 5-4 win over Seattle. The Stratford alum is batting .225 with 5 HR’s and 13 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) - Pitched 2.2 innings giving up 1 hit, 1 run with 6 K’s in a 6-3 loss to Clearwater. The Ashley Ridge alum is 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 21 K’s in 12 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 2 walks, a run scored, a K and an error (1) in an 11-10 win over Greensboro . The Hanahan alum is hitting .278 with a HR and 6 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 1 hit, 3 runs (0 earned) with 1 walk and 3 K’s taking the blown save (1) and the loss in an 11-10 loss to Lakewood. The Goose Creek alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 8.44 ERA and 8 K’s in 5.1 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 6-3 loss to 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 7-5 loss to Pulaski. 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 an 8-7 win over Greenville. 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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