Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/30)

Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (8/30)
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MLB

American League

Brett Gardner, OF, New York Yankees - 1-4 with a K in an 8-2 loss to Oakland. 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 in a 7-4 loss to Houston. The Stratford alum is batting .216 with 20 HR’s and 55 RBI

Asher Wojciechowski, P, Baltimore Orioles - Did not pitch in a 14-2 win over Kansas City. 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 - Game PPD. The Stratford alum is batting .219 with 10 HR’s and 23 RBI.

Triple-A

International League

Nick Ciuffo, C, Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) - 0-4 in a 2-0 loss to Toledo. The Mt. Pleasant native is hitting .235 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) - Did not pitch in a 5-3 loss to Reading. 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) - 0-3 with a walk and a K in a 3-2 loss to Hagerstown. The Hanahan alum is hitting .200 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 an 11-1 win over West Virginia. 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) - 1-4 with a double (10) and a run scored in a 6-4 loss to Great Falls. The Summerville alum is batting .269 with 5 HR’s and 29 RBI

Appalachian League

Malcolm Van Buren, P, Burlington Royals (Kansas City Royals) - Did not pitch in a 6-0 loss to Pulaski. 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 5-4 win over Johnson City. 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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