Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/14)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/14)
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American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-4 with a K in a 4-2 win over Toronto. The Holly Hill native is batting .253 with 15 HR’s and 41 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 0-4 with a K in a 4-2 loss to the Yankees. The Stratford alum is batting .211 with 14 HR’s and 37 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 4-1 loss to Tampa Bay. The Beaufort alum is 0-2 with a 6.10 ERA and 14 K’s in 10.1 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 Arizona. The Stratford alum is batting .239 with 6 HR’s and 15 RBI.


Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in an 8-2 loss to Reading. The Ashley Ridge alum is 3-1 and with a 2.54 ERA and 27 K’s in 26.2 innings in Double-A. He’s 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 21 K’s in 12 innings in High-A.

Southern League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Chattanooga Lookouts (Cincinnati Reds) - 7-Day Injured List. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .228 with 2 HR’s and 6 RBI in Triple-A. He’s batting .167 in the majors.

Class A

Seth Lancaster, INF, Lakewood Blueclaws (Philadelphia Phillies) - Did not play in a 10-5 loss to Hagerstown. The Hanahan alum is hitting .220 with a HR and 7 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, 0 runs with 2 K’s and earned the save in a 12-9 win over West Virginia. He’s 0-1 with 2 saves and an 7.36 ERA with 11 K’s in 7.1 innings. 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) - 2-4 with a triple (1) and an RBI in a 6-4 win over Grand Junction. The Summerville alum is batting .250 with 7 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 7-3 win over Danville. The Hanahan alum is 0-2 with a 7.30 ERA and 17 K’s in 12.1 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 8-6 loss to Pulaski. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 3.68 ERA and 8 K’s in 7.1 innings of work.

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