Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/26)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/26)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - Injured List. The Holly Hill native is batting .243 with 15 HR’s and 41 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-3 with a walk and a run scored in a 3-1 loss to Tampa Bay. The Stratford alum is batting .217 with 17 HR’s and 44 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Pitched 7 innings giving up 3 hits, 2 runs with 1 walk and 6 K’s earning the win in a 9-3 win over the Angels. The Beaufort alum is 2-3 with a 3.60 ERA and 37 K’s in 30 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 - 1-4 with a HR, RBI, a run scored and a K in a 5-3 win over Houston. The Stratford alum is batting .235 with 9 HR’s and 19 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 2-1 win over Erie. The Ashley Ridge alum is 4-2 and with a 2.50 ERA and 36 K’s in 34.1 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) - 2-3 with a double (7), a walk and a run scored in a 2-0 win over Greenville. The Hanahan alum is hitting .227 with 2 HR’s and 9 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Pitched 1.2 innings giving up 5 hits, 2 runs with 2 K’s earning the hold (3) in a 7-3 win over Kannapolis. He’s 1-1 with 2 saves and an 5.63 ERA with 18 K’s in 16 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) - 2-5 with a HR, 2 RBI, a run scored and a stolen base (6) in a 9-5 win over Missoula. The Summerville alum is batting .265 with a HR and 9 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in 9-4 loss to Princeton. 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) - Did not pitch in a 3-2 win over Elizabethton. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 1 save, a 3.97 ERA and 11 K’s in 11.1 innings of work.

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