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Phillies Minor League Review for Aug. 12-18

August 20, 2019

Players of the Week Player: INF Kendall Simmons, Williamsport… Simmons, 19, batted .400 (6-15) with a double, two triples, two home runs, five RBI, two walks, a 1.133 slugging percentage and 1.633 OPS in four games. It was Simmons’ second consecutive Phillies Minor League Player of the Week Award and

Players of the Week

Player: INF Kendall Simmons, Williamsport… Simmons, 19, batted .400 (6-15) with a double, two triples, two home runs, five RBI, two walks, a 1.133 slugging percentage and 1.633 OPS in four games. It was Simmons’ second consecutive Phillies Minor League Player of the Week Award and he was also named a New York Penn-League All-Star. The Georgia native, who ranks second in the NYPL with 11 homers, was selected by the Phillies in the sixth round of the June 2018 draft.

Pitcher: LHP Ethan Lindow, Clearwater… The 20-year-old Lindow made two starts for Clearwater, posting a 0.82 ERA (1 ER, 11.0 IP), striking out 10 batters and walking none. He struck out six batters in 5.0 innings of one-run ball on August 12 and followed that with 6.0 shutout innings in his next start, lowering his season ERA to 2.47 across two levels. Lindow was selected by the Phillies in the fifth round of the June 2017 draft.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs – International League North Division… 60-64, 5th place (4-2 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

INF Phil Gosselin – .462 AVG (12-26), 2 2B, 3 3B, 5 RBI, 7 BB, 7 R, 1.345 OPS

INF Jose Pirela – .450 AVG (9-20), 2 HR, 4 RBI, 3 BB, 2 SB

OF Austin Listi – .423 AVG (11-26), 3 2B, 2 HR, 11 RBI, BB, .769 SLG

SS Malquin Canelo – .381 AVG (8-21), 2 2B, RBI, BB, 3 R

Top pitching performers:

RHP Ramon Rosso – 1-0, 1.50 ERA (1 ER, 6.0 IP), 2 H, 0 BB, 8 SO in 1 start

RHP Nick Vincent – 0.00 ERA (4.0 IP), 2 H, BB, 7 SO in 3 relief appearances

LHP Damon Jones – 2.25 ERA (1 ER, 4.0 IP), 0 H, 7 SO in 1 start

RHP Connor Brogdon – 1-0, 2.70 ERA (1 ER, 3.1 IP), 1 H, 6 SO in 3 relief appearances

Reading Fightin Phils – Eastern League Eastern Division… 33-25, 1st place (72-53 overall, 1-4 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

SS Arquimedes Gamboa – .294 AVG (5-17), 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 BB, SB

OF Josh Stephen – .318 AVG (7-22), 2 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 5 R, .920 OPS

3B Alec Bohm – .462 OBP, 2B, RBI, 7 BB

Top pitching performers:

LHP David Parkinson – 1-0, 1.50 ERA (1 ER, 6.0 IP), 3 H, BB, 8 SO in 1 start

LHP Garrett Cleavinger – 0.00 ERA (4.2 IP), 0 H, 0 BB, 6 SO in 2 relief appearances

RHP Colton Eastman – 1.50 ERA (1 ER, 6.0 IP), 5 H, 2 SO in 1 start

Clearwater Threshers – Florida State League North Division… 25-35, 4th place (61-65 overall, 1-4 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

OF Simon Muzziotti – .304 AVG (7-23), RBI, 4 BB, SB

INF Daniel Brito – .300 (6-20), 2B, BB, SB

OF Ben Aklinski – .958 OPS, HR, 2 RBI, BB

Top pitching performers:

LHP Ethan Lindow – 0.82 ERA (1 ER, 11.0 IP), 0 BB, 10 SO in 2 starts

  • Named Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week

RHP James McArthur – 1-0, 0.00 ERA (5.0 IP), 3 H, 4 SO in 1 start

RHP Tyler Carr – 0.00 ERA (5.2 IP), H, UER, 5 SO in 3 relief appearances

Lakewood BlueClaws – South Atlantic League Northern Division… 24-30, 7th place (53-71 overall, 3-2 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

C Abrahan Gutierrez – .312 AVG (5-16), 2 HR, 2 RBI, 3 BB

OF Ben Pelletier – .300 AVG (6-20), 2 2B, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 BB, 1.064 OPS

Top pitching performers:

LHP Josh Hendrickson – 1.08 ERA (1 ER, 8.1 IP), 5 H, 2 BB, 8 SO in 2 appearances (1 start)

RHP Dominic Pipkin – 0.00 ERA (5.0 IP), H, BB, 4 SO in 1 start

RHP Jonas De La Cruz – 0.00 ERA (3.0 IP), 0 H, 0 BB, 5 SO in 2 starts

Williamsport Crosscutters – New York-Penn League Pinckney Division… 25-37, 5th place (4-1 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

INF Kendall Simmons – .400 AVG (6-15), 2B, 2 3B, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 2 BB, 1.633 OPS

  • Named Phillies Minor League Player of the Week

INF Bryson Stott – .391 AVG (9-23), 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, 2 BB, SB, 3 R

INF/OF D.J. Stewart – .429 AVG (6-14), 3 RBI, BB

OF Johan Rojas – 3B, HR, RBI, SB

Top pitching performers:

RHP Tom Sutera – 1-0, 2.16 ERA (2 ER, 8.1 IP), BB, 10 SO in 2 appearances (1 start)

RHP Brett Schulze – 0.00 ERA (6.0 IP), 4 UER, 2 BB, 8 SO in 2 appearances (1 start)

RHP Francisco Morales – 0.00 ERA (4.0 IP), 4 H, BB, 8 SO in 1 relief appearance

RHP Tyler Burch – 1-0, 0.00 ERA (4.1 IP), H, 4 SO in 1 relief appearance

LHP Erik Miller – 0.00 ERA (4.0 IP), H, BB, 7 SO in 1 start

GCL Phillies East – Gulf Coast League North Division… 17-22, 5th place (0-5 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

INF Curtis Mead – .381 AVG (8-21), 3 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB, 6 R, 1.048 OPS

INF Brayan Gonzalez – .455 AVG (5-11), 2B, RBI, 2 BB, .538 OBP

C Vito Friscia – .429 AVG (6-14), 2B, HR, RBI, BB, 1.181 OPS

Top pitching performers:

LHP Hunter Milam – 2.25 ERA (1 ER, 4.0 IP), 3 H, BB, 6 SO in 1 start

RHP Carlos Betancourt – 2.25 ERA (1 ER, 4.0 IP), 3 H, 2 BB, 4 SO in 1 start

LHP Jordi Martinez – 0-0, 0.00 ERA (3.0 IP), H, 3 SO in 1 start

GCL Phillies West – Gulf Coast League North Division… 26-13, 1st place (3-1 record during the week)

Top hitting performers:

INF Edgar Made – .500 (8-16), 3 2B, 3B, HR, 11 RBI, BB, SB, 1.529 OPS

INF Sal Gozzo – .462 AVG (6-13), 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI, SB, 1.308 OPS

INF Luis Rojas – .400 AVG (4-10), HR, 2 RBI, BB, SB

Top pitching performers:

RHP Luis Pacheco – 3.00 ERA (1 ER, 3.0 IP), BB, 8 SO in 1 start

RHP Daniel Vilchez – 0.00 ERA (4.0 IP) UER, 0 BB, 3 SO in 1 start