Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/28)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/28)
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) -

MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 0-4 with a K in a 7-3 win over Seattle. The Holly Hill native is batting .251 with 18 HR’s and 54 RBI

Justin Smoak, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays - 1-3 with a walk, a run scored and a K in a 9-4 loss to Atlanta. The Stratford alum is batting .215 with 20 HR’s and 55 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Pitched 4 innings giving up 6 hits, 5 runs with 3 K’s taking the loss in an 8-4 loss to Washington. The Beaufort alum is 2-7 with a 5.12 ERA and 61 K’s in 57 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 4-1 loss to Milwaukee. The Stratford alum is batting .219 with 10 HR’s and 23 RBI.

Triple-A

International League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) - 1-3 with a HR, a walk, 2 RBI and a run scored in a 9-5 win over Columbus. The Mt. Pleasant native is hitting .242 with 3 HR’s and 9 RBI in Triple-A. He’s batting .167 in the majors and batting .231 in the Arizona League.

Double-A

Eastern League

James Reeves, P, Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees) - Game PPD. The Ashley Ridge alum is 7-2 with a 1.82 ERA and 59 K’s in 52.2 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) - 0-2 with a walk and a K in a 1-0 win over Delmarva. The Hanahan alum is hitting .208 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 6-4 win over Rome. He’s 2-1 with 2 saves and an 3.03 ERA with 38 K’s in 29.2 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) - 0-3 with an RBI and a K in a 7-4 loss to Missoula. The Summerville alum is batting .266 with 5 HR’s and 29 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Pitched 2.2 innings giving up 2 hits, 1 run with 2 walks and 4 K’s taking the loss in an 8-3 loss to Bluefield. The Hanahan alum is 1-5 with a 5.40 ERA and 59 K’s in 41.2 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 4-2 win over Danville. The Woodland alum is 1-3 with 2 saves, a 5.87 ERA and 23 K’s in 26 innings of work.

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