Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/16)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/16)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-4 in a 3-2 win over Cleveland. The Holly Hill native is batting .253 with 17 HR’s and 50 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with a double (11) and a run scored in a 7-3 win over Seattle. The Stratford alum is batting .212 with 19 HR’s and 52 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 9-1 loss to Boston. 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 - 0-1 with a K in a 13-4 win over Cincinnati. The Stratford alum is batting .228 with 10 HR’s and 23 RBI.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 7-5 win over Reading. The Ashley Ridge alum is 7-2 with a 2.05 ERA and 52 K’s in 46.2 innings in Double-A. He’s 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA and 21 K’s in 12 innings in High-A.

Class A

Seth Lancaster, INF, Lakewood Blueclaws (Philadelphia Phillies) - 0-3 with 3 K’s in a 5-0 loss to Delmarva. The Hanahan alum is hitting .229 with 3 HR’s and 13 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Did not pitch in a 4-3 win over Augusta. He’s 2-1 with 2 saves and an 3.65 ERA with 29 K’s in 24.2 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) - 1-4 with a run scored, a walk and a K in a 7-5 win over Idaho Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .300 with 3 HR’s and 20 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 1-0 win over Johnson City. The Hanahan alum is 1-4 with a 5.94 ERA and 47 K’s in 33.1 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) - Pitched 2 innings giving up 1 hit, 0 runs with 1 walk and 5 K’s earning the hold (1) in an 8-3 win over Princeton. The Woodland alum is 1-2 with 2 saves, a 5.21 ERA and 17 K’s in 22 innings of work.

Rookie League

Arizona League

Nick Ciuffo, C, AZL Reds (Cincinnati Reds) - Did not play in a 5-2 win over AZL Dodgers 2. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .228 with 2 HR’s and 6 RBI in Triple-A. He’s batting .167 in the majors.

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