Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/22)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/22)
Matt Wieters homers in the Cardinals win over Pittsburgh on Monday (St. Louis Cardinals Twitter)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - Did not play in an 8-6 loss to Minnesota. The Holly Hill native is batting .243 with 15 HR’s and 41 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-2 with a HR, RBI, a run scored and a walk in a 7-3 loss to Cleveland. The Stratford alum is batting .215 with 16 HR’s and 42 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 6-3 loss to Arizona. The Beaufort alum is 1-3 with a 3.91 ERA and 31 K’s in 23 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 - 1-2 with a HR, 2 RBI, a run scored and a walk in a 6-5 win over Pittsburgh. The Stratford alum is batting .238 with 7 HR’s and 16 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Game PPD. 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) - No game. The Hanahan alum is hitting .190 with a HR and 7 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - No game. He’s 1-1 with 2 saves and an 5.02 ERA with 16 K’s in 14.1 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 a 3-0 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .212 with 7 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Pitched 4 innings giving up 3 hits, 4 runs with 3 walks and 6 K’s taking the loss in a 6-5 loss to Pulaski. The Hanahan alum is 0-4 with a 7.97 ERA and 26 K’s in 20.1 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) - Game PPD. 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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