Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/31)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (7/31)
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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, an RBI and a K in a 4-1 win over Kansas City. The Stratford alum is batting .216 with 18 HR’s and 47 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - No game. 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 K in a 2-0 loss to the Cubs. The Stratford alum is batting .230 with 9 HR’s and 19 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 7-2 win over Altoona. The Ashley Ridge alum is 4-2 and with a 2.31 ERA and 42 K’s in 37.1 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) - Did not play in an 8-7 loss to Augusta. The Hanahan alum is hitting .228 with 2 HR’s and 9 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Did not pitch in a 5-4 win over West Virginia. 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) - 1-5 with 2 K’s in a 3-1 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .291 with 3 HR’s and 12 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Pitched 4 innings giving up 2 hits,
0 runs with 3 walks and 7 K’s in a 7-6 win over Elizabethton. The Hanahan alum is 1-4 with a 6.31 ERA and 35 K’s in 25.2 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 13-3 win over Greenville. The Woodland alum is 0-1 with 2 saves, a 3.38 ERA and 12 K’s in 13.1 innings of work.

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