Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/16)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/16)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-3 with 2 K’s in an 8-3 win over Tampa Bay. The Holly Hill native is batting .248 with 15 HR’s and 41 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 2-3 with a HR, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored and 2 walks in a 10-4 win over Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .216 with 15 HR’s and 40 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Pitched 5.1 innings giving up 6 hits, 3 runs with 7 K’s taking the loss in an 8-1 loss to Washington. The Beaufort alum is 0-3 with a 5.74 ERA and 21 K’s in 15.2 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 - 0-2 with a walk in a 3-1 loss to Pittsburgh. The Stratford alum is batting .223 with 6 HR’s and 15 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 4-2 win over Altoona. 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) - 1-3 with a walk, a double (6), a run scored and 2 K’s in a 7-4 win over Delmarva. 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) - Did not pitch in a 9-3 win over Hagerstown. 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) - Did not play in an 8-7 loss to Grand Junction. The Summerville alum is batting .250 with 7 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Pitched 4 innings giving up 4 hits, 5 runs (4 earned) with 3 walks and 3 K’s taking the loss in a 7-1 loss to Danville. The Hanahan alum is 0-3 with a 7.71 ERA and 20 K’s in 16.1 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 3-2 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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