Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/13)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/13)
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MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - Did not play in an 8-3 win over Baltimore. The Holly Hill native is batting .258 with 17 HR’s and 50 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-3 with a walk and 2 K’s in a 3-0 win over the Rangers. The Stratford alum is batting .212 with 19 HR’s and 52 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in an 8-3 loss to 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 - Did not play in a 2-0 win over Kansas City. 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) - Did not pitch in an 8-1 loss to Akron. 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 6-3 win over 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) - Pitched 1 inning giving up 0 hits, 0 runs with 1 K earning a hold (6) in a 2-0 win over Kannapolis. He’s 2-1 with 2 saves and an 3.97 ERA with 24 K’s in 22.2 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) - 0-2 with 2 walks and a K in a 3-2 win over Grand Junction. The Summerville alum is batting .308 with 3 HR’s and 19 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 3-1 win over 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) - Did not pitch in a 7-5 loss to 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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