Players of the Week
Pitcher: RHP Joshua Zeid, Williamsport Crosscutters. Was 2-0 for 2 starts, 0.69 ERA; 13 innings, 9 hits, 1 run, 1 walk, 12 strikeouts. Has won 3 in a row and 5 of last 6. For the season, 10 starts, 5-3, 2.26 ERA. Opponents are batting .191. The 22-yer-old was a 10th-round selection in June out of Tulane University.
4-2; 3rd place, International League North Division . . . 3B Terry Tiffee, .400 with club-high 10 hits; hitting .381 in last 10 games . . . INF David Newhan, .364, 3 doubles among 8 hits; has 5 multi-hit games in last 7 . . . OF Michael Taylor has reached base in 19 of his first 23 AAA games . . . LHP Gustavo Chacin (7-3) won his 5th straight game on Friday, 6 innings of a 4-0 shutout . . . LHP Joe Savery won his first 2 AAA starts, allowing 3 runs in 11 innings . . . RHP Jason Andreson hasn't allowed a run since July 21, 8.2 innings over 8 games; 3 saves. Reading Phillies
2-4; 2nd place, Eastern League Southern Division . . . 3B Neil Sellers hit his 13th homer and took over the club RBI lead (67); also leads club with 28 doubles . . . CF Quintin Berry stole his 40th base; had 51 last year and 55 two years ago . . . RHP Chance Chapman had his 19.1 scoreless inning streak end when he gave up a run on Thursday, his first run since June 17 . . . LHP Sergio Escalona's 16-inning scoreless streak in the EL ended 2 games later . . . RHP B. J. Rosenberg made his AA debut on Friday, 2 scoreless innings, stretching his streak to 26.2 innings . . . LHP Yohan Flande (2-2) allowed 1 run in 6 innings in Friday's win . . . RHP Scott Mathieson has his streak of 19 innings without an earned run end on Sunday (6 IP, Gulf Coast League; 7 IP, Clearwater; 6 IP, Reading). Clearwater Threshers
2-3; 4th place Florida State League North Division, 2nd half . . . CF Javis Diaz had a 4-hit game; 2 steals for the week gave him 24, tops on the club . . . 3B-DH Cody Overbeck, 5 hits in last 3 games, including 2 doubles, 2 RBI . . . RHP Michael Schwimer, recorded 15th save; has 19 strikeouts in 12 scoreless inning streak; hasn't allowed a run since July 11. . . . RHP Darren Byrd (5-3) won his 4th straight . . . RHP Chris Kissock hasn't allowed a run in last 6 games, 10 total innings. Lakewood BlueClaws
2-4; 4th place, South Atlantic League Northern Division, 2nd half (1st half champions) . . . 3B Travis Mattair, 3 doubles, a triple among 6 hits . . . CR Anthony Gose, 6 hits, 6 stolen bases; leads minors with 64 steals . . . OF D'Arby Myers stole 4 bases, giving him 12 for the season, one of 5 Lakewood players in double-figures in steals . . . Lakewood leads SAL with 165 steals in 110 games . . . RHP B. J. Rosenberg was promoted to AA after 7-2, 0.89 ERA, 19 saves in 37 games . . . RHP Jesus Sanchez (8-6) had his 5-game winning streak end on Sunday . . . LH reliever Jacob Diekman, extended scoreless streak to 12 innings over last 8 games; 13 strikeouts. Williamsport Crosscutters
4-3; 2nd place, New York-Penn League Pinckney Division . . . OF Leandro Castro, .370 with organization-high 10 RBI . . . OF Zach Collier, .357. 2 doubles, triple among his 10 hits; had 4 hits and 4 RBI in 20-4 win on Tuesday . . . OF Roy Uhl had half of Williamsport's 6 triples in that romp over Staten Island . . . 3B Anthony Hewitt, 3 homers, 6 RBI; for the season: 5 doubles, 5 triples, 6 homers among 36 hits . . . SS Jeremy Barnes, .391, 3 doubles among 9 hits . . . Williamsport leads NYP in doubles (95) and triples (32) in 51 games; 35 homers are second by 1 . . . LHP Nick Hernandez (4-1) won third in a row on Saturday, 0 earned runs in 6.2 innings . . . RHP Eric Massingham pitched 6 scoreless innings to extend his streak to 12 innings; 16 strikeouts . . . RHP Austin Hyatt, after 6 saves in 12 appearances, made his first pro start on Thursday, no-decision, 5 innings, 2 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk, 9 strikeouts. He hasn't allowed a run in last 21.1 innings. All-Stars: C Sebastian Valle, OF Leandro Castro, SS Jeremy Barnes, 1B Francisco Murillo and RHP Austin Hyatt have been selected to play in the league's August 18 All-Star Game at State College, PA. Phillies
3-3; tied 1st place, Gulf Coast League . . . 3B Luis Paulino, .389, with 2 doubles, a triple, 2 homers among his 7 hits; also had 6 RBI . . . 1B Jonathan Singleton hit first pro homer on Thursday . . . RHP Miguel Matos (4-2) stretched his scoreless streak to 12.1 innings (17 strikeouts) with his third straight win . . . RHP Mark Doll stretched his scoreless streak to 10 innings (7 games).
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