Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/18)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/18)
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MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-3 with a walk and a K in game 1 of a doubleheader, a 6-2 win over Tampa Bay. In game 2, went 1-4 with a K in a 5-1 win. The Holly Hill native is batting .245 with 15 HR’s and 41 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with a K in a 5-0 loss to Boston. The Stratford alum is batting .217 with 15 HR’s and 40 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - No game. 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 - 2-4 with 2 runs scored and a K in a 7-4 win over Cincinnati. The Stratford alum is batting .235 with 6 HR’s and 15 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 9-1 loss to Hartford. The Ashley Ridge alum is 3-2 and with a 2.87 ERA and 32 K’s in 29.2 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 7-1 loss to Kannapolis. The Hanahan alum is hitting .214 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 2-1 loss to Augusta. He’s 0-1 with 2 saves and an 5.23 ERA with 11 K’s in 10.1 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) - No game. The Summerville alum is batting .230 with 7 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 4-1 win over Bluefield. 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 a 4-3 win over Johnson City. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 2.89 ERA and 10 K’s in 9.1 innings of work.

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