Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/12)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/12)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-2 with a double (19), 2 walks and 3 runs in an 8-5 win over Baltimore in game 1 of a doubleheader. In game 2, went 1-3 with a triple (6), a walk, 3 RBI and a K in an 11-8 win. The Holly Hill native is batting .258 with 17 HR’s and 50 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 3-5 with a HR, 2 doubles (19), 2 runs scored, 4 RBI and 2 K’s in a 19-4 win over the Rangers. The Stratford alum is batting .211 with 19 HR’s and 52 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a doubleheader sweep by the Yankees. The Beaufort alum is 2-5 with a 4.84 ERA and 52 K’s in 43.2 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 - No game. The Stratford alum is batting .231 with 10 HR’s and 23 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - No game. The Ashley Ridge alum is 6-2 with a 2.20 ERA and 50 K’s in 43.1 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 a 5-4 loss to Hagerstown. The Hanahan alum is hitting .225 with 3 HR’s and 12 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Did not pitch in a 7-6 loss to Kannapolis. He’s 2-1 with 2 saves and an 4.15 ERA with 23 K’s in 21.2 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 run scored, a stolen base (9) and 2 RBI in a 6-0 win over Grand Junction. The Summerville alum is batting .309 with 3 HR’s and 19 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 4-3 loss to Greenville. The Hanahan alum is 1-4 with a 5.28 ERA and 43 K’s in 30.2 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) - Pitched 2 innings giving up 3 hits, 0 runs with 1 walk and 1 K earning his first pro win in a 6-4 win over Bluefield. The Woodland alum is 1-2 with 2 saves, a 5.82 ERA and 15 K’s in 17 innings of work.

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