News & Notes

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (5-3 loss to Buffalo) … With their loss and a Syracuse win, the RailRiders will host a one-game playoff for the IL North on Tuesday at 1:05 p.m.

  • Starter: LHP Josh Maciejewski: 3 IP, 4 H, 4 R (3 ER), 5 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 0/3 GB/FB — 34 of 70 (49%) pitches were strikes … Called up from Tampa for the start … The unearned run came on an Edwin Encarnación dropped pop up
  • In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 3 IP, solo homer, BB, 3 K
  • In Relief: LHP Rex Brothers: 2 IP, zeros, 5 K, HBP, WP
  • In Relief: RHP Kaleb Ort: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • Rehab Hitter: DH Edwin Encarnación: 0-for-4, 2 K — He’s heading up to NY, so he must feel ready, 4.5 weeks post-injury.
  • Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-4, solo homer
  • On Deck: 1B Gosuke Katoh: 2-for-4, 2B, R, K, SB
  • Notables: OF Zack Zehner went 1-for-3 with 2B, BB and 2 K … SS Breyvic Valera went 1-for-4 with an RBI and SB.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (8-7 walk-off win over Reading) … The Thunder will play Reading in the ELDS starting next Wednesday … It’ll be Phillies top pitching prospect Spencer Howard facing Clarke Schmidt.

  • Starter: RHP Nick Green: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 3/3 GB/FB — 37 of 65 (57%) pitches were strikes … Allowed three first-inning runs.
  • In Relief: RHP Albert Abreu: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 2 K — Closes regular season with 4.28 ERA in 96.2 innings, a career-high.
  • In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 1 K, HR
  • In Relief: RHP Will Carter: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 1 IP, solo homer, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: RF Isiah Gilliam: 2-for-3, 2 HR, 4 RBI, 2 R, BB — Finishes season with 16 HR between High-A and Double-A … Also threw out a runner at the plate.
  • On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 1-for-3, HR, RBI, 2 R, BB, K
  • On Deck: RF Alexander Palma: 1-for-5, RBI — Walk-off single in just second Double-A game.
  • On Deck: 3B Angel Aguilar: 2-for-4, HR, RBI, 2 R
  • Notables: CF Ben Ruta went 2-for-4 with 2B, R and BB while 2B Max Burt went 2-for-4 with 2B and R.

High-A Tampa Tarpons‘ season is over. They finished with a 64-71 record.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs‘ season finale was canceled by Hurricane Dorian, so they close the season at 73-66.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (4-1 loss at Brooklyn) … SI Yanks end the season with a 40-36 record … Robinson Cano went 0-for-3 as Brooklyn’s DH.

  • Starter: RHP Alex Mejias: 3.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 7/1 GB/FB — 41 of 71 (58%) pitches were strikes … 3.72 ERA in 38.2 IP between Pulaski and Staten Island
  • In Relief: RHP Wellington Diaz: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Derek Craft: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • In Relief: RHP Zach Greene: 1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 HBP
  • Hitting Star: DH Chase Illig: 2-for-4, 2B, K
  • On Deck: SS Josh Smith: 1-for-4, R, 3 K
  • On Deck: CF Isaiah Pasteur: 1-for-3, BB, SB, K
  • Notables: 3B Mitchell Robinson went 0-for-4 with an RBI and GIDP … CF Jake Sanford went 1-for-4 with a K.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees were eliminated in the Appalachian League Division Series by Burlington in the 17th inning Sunday.