Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/20)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/20)
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American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - Did not play in a 6-2 loss to Oakland. The Holly Hill native is batting .254 with 17 HR’s and 50 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-4 with a double (13) and 2 K’s in a 16-3 loss to the Dodgers. The Stratford alum is batting .213 with 19 HR’s and 52 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 4-1 win over Kansas City. The Beaufort alum is 2-6 with a 4.78 ERA and 56 K’s in 48 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 9-4 win over Milwaukee. The Stratford alum is batting .228 with 10 HR’s and 23 RBI.


Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Did not pitch in a 7-2 loss to New Hampshire. The Ashley Ridge alum is 7-2 with a 1.97 ERA and 54 K’s in 48.2 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) - Did not play in a 9-1 win over Lexington. The Hanahan alum is hitting .230 with 3 HR’s and 13 RBI. He hit .833 with 1 RBI in A-Short season

Cody Smith, P, Greensboro Grasshoppers (Pittsburgh Pirates) - Pitched .2 innings giving up 0 hits, 0 runs with 1 walk and 1 K in a 6-5 loss to Delmarva. He’s 2-1 with 2 saves and an 3.55 ERA with 30 K’s in 25.1 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 a HR, RBI, a run scored and 2 K’s in a 10-6 win over Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .281 with 5 HR’s and 26 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 2-0 loss to Greenville. 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) - Did not pitch in a 10-0 win over Bluefield. 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) - 1-2 with 2 walks in a 5-4 loss to AZL Angels. The Mt. Pleasant native is batting .500 in the Arizona League. He’s hitting .228 with 2 HR’s and 6 RBI in Triple-A. He’s batting .167 in the majors.

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