Players of the Week
Pitcher: RHR Lisalberto Bonilla, Reading
In 2 appearances, 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 5 innings, 4 hits, 0 walks, 7 strikeouts. Win came in Wednesday's 2nd game, 2 scoreless innings; other appearance, 3 scoreless innings on Saturday, 2nd game, striking out 5; threw 40 pitches, 30 for strikes. Hasn't allowed a run since May 27, 11 total innings, 4 hits, 0 walks, 13 strikeouts. Began season at Clearwater and joined Reading on May 5. Combined, 3-2, 2.02 ERA, for 24 appearances, 2 saves, 35.2 innings, 49 strikeouts, opponents batting .195. The 6-0, 175-pound right-hander turned 22 on June 18. He was signed as an amateur free agent out of Samana, DR, by Sal Agostinelli and Bernardo Perez in 2008.
Player: RF Anthony Hewitt, Clearwater
In a week shortened by the All-Star Game break, he hit .375 in 4 games. Of his 6 hits, he had a double and 3 homers and led the organization with 8 RBI, coming on back-to-back 4 RBI games. Raised average from .227 to .244, highest in a month. For the season, 8 homers, 28 RBI, 6 doubles, 6 stolen bases in 47 games. Home run total is second in the organization to Darin Ruff (11). The 23-year-old was selected out of high school in the 1st round (24th overall) in 2008 and signed by Gene Schall. Also named the MiLB.com player of the week in the FSL.
Lehigh Valley IronPigs, International League North Division
3-2 plus a day off and a rainout; 2nd place . . . OF Jason Pridie, 4-11 since joining LV, including walk-off single in Sunday's 2-1, 11-inning win . . . CF Kyle Hudson ended the week on a 7-game hitting streak that includes 5 multi-hit games; hitting .342 in last 10 games . . . 2B Kevin Fransden was 4-4 on Friday, his 19th multi-hit game, tops on LV; hitting .366 in last 10 . . . OF Domonic Brown injured his left knee and left Thursday's game after 2 at-bats; was hitting .323 in last 17 games, including 4 homers . . . RHS Tyler Cloyd (6-1, plus 3-0 at Reading) allowed a 1st-inning run on Monday and then tossed 6 shutout innings at Syracuse. Was 1-3 with an RBI; batting .364 . . . LHS Pat Misch (4-8) ended a personal 3-game losing streak on Friday, 1 run, 2 hits, 6 innings . . . RHS Phillippe Aumont picked up saves #7-8, giving him saves in 4 straight outings . . . LHR David Purcey (1-0) got the win on Sunday; hasn't allowed a run since May 25, 8 games, 7.2 innings.
Reading Phillies, Eastern League Eastern Division
5-2 plus a day in Cooperstown (Monday) and postponement in Binghamton (Tuesday); 2nd place . . . 1B Darin Ruf, .374, 7 games, 11th homer, 3 RBI (organization-high 45) . . . OF Leandro Castro, .350, 3 doubles among 7 hits; 19 doubles are tops in the organization; hitting .342 in June . . . OF Jiwan James, .316. double and homer among 6 hits; led club with 4 RBI . . . 2B Cesar Hernandez, hit safely in 4 of 7 games, all being 2-hit games; leads organization with 7 triples . . . RHS Jonathan Pettibone (6-5) won on Wednesday, 1st game, 1 run, 5 hits, 6 innings . . . RHS Trevor May (6-4) ended a personal 4-game losing streak Friday with his 1st win since April 30, 2 hits, 2 runs, 6 innings . . . RHS Julio Rodriguez (4-1) had a no-hitter for 5.2 innings on Sunday; finished with 2 hits, 7 innings, 2 runs, 10 strikeouts . . . Bullpen notes, other than Bonilla: RH Justin Friend, organization's best 12th save, RH Michael Cisco (3-2) 2-inning win on Saturday, 1st game and RH Colby Shreve, 1st AA save on Sunday.
Clearwater Threshers, Florida State League North Division
3-1, tied, 2nd place; 3-day All-Star Game break over the weekend . . . South won the ASG, 6-3; loser was RH Tyler Knigge, 2 runs (1 earned) 3 walks, .1 inning; 3B Cody Asche was 1-4; LH Austin Wright, 1 scoreless inning; LH Jesse Biddle, 1 scoreless inning, 2 hits, 3 strikeouts; C Cameron Rupp (2 at-bats) and OF Peter Lavin (1 AB) were hitless . . . OF Zach Collier ended the week on a 7-game hitting streak; hitting .333 in last 10 games . . . RHS Perci Garner (3-3) won on Monday, 1 run, 2 hits, 6 innings . . . No decision for RHS Brody Colvin as he returned to the rotation the next night, 1 run, 2 hits, 6 innings, 6 strikeouts . . . LHS Mario Hollands (3-0) won on Wednesday, 2 earned runs, 5 innings . . . RHR Juan Sosa, 3rd save on Thursday.
Lakewood BlueClaws, South Atlantic League North Division
5-1, best week of the season, plus a rainout; 4 of the wins were 1-run affairs; 6th place . . . 1B Christopher Duffy, .429, 6 games, organization-high 9 hits, including 1st home run; boosted average from .321 to .351 . . . 2-hit games for C Bob Stompo, 2B Alejandro Villalobos (twice), OF Kyrell Hudson (twice), OF Kelly Dugan and OF Gauntlett Eldemire, who hit his 1st homer as a pro on Sunday . . . RHS Colin Kleven (4-5) won the 2-1 decision on Monday, 1 run, 6 innings . . . RHS Joshua Warner, made 1 start for BlueClaws and won, 4-3 on Wednesday, a game called after 4.5 innings . . . No decision for LHS Ervis Manzanillo on Friday, 8 strikeouts, 6 innings . . . RHR Gabriel Arias (2-3) fanned 5 of 6 hitters to win on Saturday . . . LHS Ethan Stewart (3-6) won his 3rd straight decision on Sunday . . . RHR Colton Murray, 3rd-4th saves . . . RHR Yaris Sosa, 1st save in the states on Saturday . . . RHR Luis Paulino, 2 scoreless innings on Thursday; hasn't allowed a run in 4 games, 7.2 innings, this month.
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