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Fish Farm Drops Five, But We Loooove Donuts, So.....

Fish Farm Report: July 22nd, a donut for the fish.

Squier struck out seven in six innings for the Hammerheads.


The Jumbo Shrimp placed RHP Clayton Mortensen on the seven-day DL and welcomed RHP Tyler Kinley from the Jupiter Hammerheads.

RHP Pablo Lopez was assigned to the Hammerheads, and RHP Marcus Cresentini joined the team from the Grasshoppers.

RHP Matt Givin was assigned to the GCL Marlins.


Pacific Coast League

New Orleans Baby Cakes vs. Nashville Sounds (postponed, rain)

The Cakes and the Sounds were postponed due to inclement weather.

Elsewhere in the PCL

Fresno Grizzlies vs. Round Rock Express
Memphis Redbirds 2, Las Vegas 51s 1
Reno Aces 12, Colorado Springs 8
Iowa Cubs 5, Oklahoma City Dodgers 1
Salt Lake Bees 4, Albuquerque Isotopes 3 (10)
El Paso Chihuahuas 12, Omaha Storm Chasers 6
Tacoma Rainiers 4, Sacramento RiverCats 1


Southern League

Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp vs. Tennessee Smokies (postponed, rain)

The Shrimp and the Smokies were postponed due to rain.

Elsewhere in the SL

Mississippi Braves 8, Biloxi Shuckers 0
Jackson Generals 9, Birmingham Barons 3
Pensacola Blue Wahoos 7, Montgomery Biscuits 4
Chattanooga Lookouts 7, Mobile BayBears 0


Florida State League

Jupiter Hammerheads 3, Daytona Tortugas 4

1,397 were in the house at Jackie Robinson Ballpark to see the Tortugas (37-56) defeat the Hammerheads (48-49), 4-3.

Scott Squier started and struck out seven, allowing two runs (one earned) on six hits and zero walks. He earned a 65 GameScore and got 63-of-98 pitches over the plate. Ben Holmes struck out three in two scoreless innings, and Felipe Gonzalez (7-7, 4.41) lost, allowing two runs on a hit and a walk in 23 of an inning.

Boo Vazquez (1) went deep in the third inning for three runs, knocking in Cleuluis Rondon and Colby Lusignan for a 3-0 Hammerheads lead. Sadly for Jupiter, that was the last time the Hammerheads got onto the board.

The Tortugas scored on a Luis Gonzalez sacrifice fly in the fourth, a Luis Gonzalez RBI-single in the sixth, and Brantley Bell’s (1) two-run walkoff homer in the bottom of the ninth.

Elsewhere in the FSL

Charlotte Stone Crabs 5, Palm Beach Cardinals 2
Tampa Yankees 3, Fort Myers Miracle 2
Clearwater Threshers 4, Bradenton Marauders 3
Dunedin Blue Jays 11, Lakeland Flying Tigers 9
Florida Fire Frogs 5, St. Lucie Mets 4 (15)


South Atlantic League

Greensboro Grasshoppers 3, Asheville Tourists 5

The Tourists (48-49) defeated the Grasshoppers (50-45), 5-3 with 5,604 in attendance at First National Bank Field.

Dustin Beggs allowed four hits in seven innings, walking zero and surrendering two runs (one earned) and striking out five for a 67 GameScore. Nestor Bautista (0-1, 1.80) dropped the contest by giving up three runs (one earned) in 23 of an inning, on four hits. Reilly Hovis whiffed three in 1 13 innings.

Greensboro finished with seven hits. Trenton Hill hit a single and a double with two RBI, and James Nelson collected the other RBI with a eighth-inning single.

Elsewhere in the SAL

Delmarva Shorebirds 8, Rome Braves 4
Augusta GreenJackets 8, Hagerstown Suns 3
Lakewood BlueClaws 5, Charleston RiverDogs 2
West Virginia Power 16, Lexington Legends 2
Hickory Crawdads 7, Greenville Drive 3
Columbia Fireflies 4, Kannapolis Intimidators 0


New York-Penn League

Batavia Muckdogs 1, Williamsport Crosscutters 2

The Crosscutters (18-12) topped the Muckdogs (11-20) with 625 in the house at Dwyer Stadium, 2-1.

Alejandro Mateo struck out eight in six frames, allowing six hits and a walk for one unearned run. Travis Neubeck (0-1, 6.00) whiffed a pair in two innings, but lost by giving up an unearned run. Shane Sawczak pitched a perfect ninth, striking out one.

The Muckdogs totaled five hits, singles for Micah Brown, Marcos Rivera, Lazaro Alonso and Mathew Brooks and a double from Jhonny Santos.

Elsewhere in the NYPL

Tri-City ValleyCats 5, Lowell Spinners 1
Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5, Auburn Doubledays 4
Vermont Lake Monsters 11, Aberdeen Ironbirds 2
Staten Island Yankees 2, Hudson Valley Renegades 0
Connecticut Tigers 2, Brooklyn Cyclones 1
State College Spikes vs. West Virginia Black Bears (postponed, rain)


Gulf Coast League

GCL Marlins 1, GCL Astros 5

Miguel De Los Santos (1-1, 5.14) lost for the GCL Marlins (9-12) by surrendering five earned runs on nine hits and two walks in 4 23 innings. He struck out five. Edgar Martinez pitched 2 13 innings of scoreless relief against the Astros (13-9).

Gerardo Nunez hit two doubles. Jared Barnes, Albert Guaimaro, and Jan Mercado each hit one single in the loss.

Elsewhere in the GCL

Blue Jays 13, Braves 6
Braves 1, Blue Jays 0 (8)
Mets 4, Nationals 1 (7)
Mets 1, Nationals 0 (7)
Orioles 2, Rays 1
Pirates 4, Phillies 1 (7)
Phillies 6, Pirates 2 (7)
Twins 7, Red Sox 0 (7)
Red Sox 4, Twins 2 (7)
Yankees West 5, Tigers East 1 (suspended, rain, 2)
Yankees East vs. Tigers West (postponed, rain)

Dominican Summer League

DSL Marlins 3, DSL Braves 9

Brayan De Paula (0-1, 11.12) started and lost, going 3 13 innings and allowing four earned runs on four hits and a walk, striking out three. Anderson Vera pitched three hitless innings of relief.

Miguel Pena hit two singles for two RBI as the Marlins totaled just five hits for the day.

Elsewhere in the DSL

Astros Orange 2, Rangers1 1
Athletics 5, Astros Blue 0
Padres 7, Blue Jays 4
Brewers 8, Tigers 1
Cubs2 4, D-backs2 3 (10)
Pirates 1, Dodgers2 0
Mariners 12, White Sox 5
Mets1 5, Rockies 0
Phillies Red 9, Nationals 8
Phillies White 7, Rojos 0
Rangers2 1, Mets2 0
Red Sox 6, Rays1 5
Reds 5, Orioles 3 (10)
Royals 2, Dodgers1 2 (suspended, rain, 8)
Yankees 8, Twins 5
Angels vs. Cardinals (postponed, rain)
Cubs1 vs. Rays2 (postponed, rain)
Giants vs. D-backs1 (postponed, rain)
Indians vs. Indians/Brewers (postponed, rain)

Marlins’ Minor Leaguers of the Day


Scott Squier pitched to a 65 GameScore, allowing one earned run on six hits and striking out seven. He walked zero.


Trenton Hill hit a single and a double for two RBI for the Grasshoppers.

Fish Stripes Top 50 Prospect Watch

#1 James Nelson @WoahitsNelly went 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI, hitting .315 hitting third in the order at DH for the Grasshoppers.

#2 Brian Anderson @AndersonBrian01

#3 Dillon Peters @Dillypickz

#4 Trevor Rogers @T_Raw1691

#5 Trevor Richards @trevrchrds

#6 Braxton Lee @Brax_Lee

#7 Brian Miller @B_millz05

#8 Drew Steckenrider @asteckenrider20

#9 Mike Kickham @MIkeKickham4

#10 Jeff Brigham @Jbrigs34

#11 Ben Meyer @BenMeyer28

#12 Braxton Garrett @BraxGarrett

#13 Michael King

#14 Bryce Howe @Bhowe23

#15 Austin Dean @AustinDean_3

#16 John Norwood @Norwood_10

#17 Tayron Guerrero @TyronGuerrero7

#18 Cameron Baranek @CameronB25

#19 Boo Vazquez batted fifth and went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer. He drew a walk and struck out twice batting fifth for the Hammerheads, and is at .329.

#20 Ethan Clark @ethanclark22

#21 Colby Lusignan @ColbyLusignan

#22 Shao-pin Ho went 0-for-4 with a strikeout, batting leadoff for the Muckdogs and hitting .188.

#23 Kyle Keller @keller_11

#24 Ryan Lillie @LillieRyan27

#25 Chris O’Grady @COGrady38 went 4 23 for the Miami Marlins, and struck out six. He also walked six and allowed three earned runs on four hits. His ERA is 5.40 since joining the parent club.

#26 James Needy @herosdp

#27 Marcus Crescentini

#28 Ben Holmes pitched two innings, allowing one hit and striking out three. He’s at 4.31 pitching in relief for Jupiter.

#29 Shane Sawczak @ShaneS10 struck out one in a perfect ninth inning for the Muckdogs. He’s at a 3.00 ERA in relief this season.

#30 James Buckelew

#31 Isaac Galloway @Isaacg_24

#32 David Gauntt @DavidGauntt hit 0-for-1 with three walks and a strikeout. He hit eighth in the order and is tracking at .140 for the season with Batavia.

#33 Jeff Kinley@J_kins15

#34 Victor Payano

#35 David Vidal

#36 Raul Brito

#37 Tyler Kinley @TylerKinley30

#38 Brent Wheatley

#39 Kelvin Marte

#40 Geremy Galindez

#41 Jose Quijada

#42 Parker Bugg @The_Buggman

#43 Ronal Reynoso went 0-for-4 with two whiffs, hitting .140 and leading off with GCL.

#44 Chad Hinshaw @HinshawChad

#45 Franklin Brioso

#46 Chris Mazza @ChrisMazza10

#47 Jesus Sanchez

#48 Josh Alberius @josh501alberius

#49 Gunner Pollman

#50 Omar Bencomo @OBencomo


10AM - GCL Marlins and the GCL Nationals (12-9) will play two seven-inning contests.
1:05PM - The Jumbo Shrimp will kick off a twin bill against the Tennessee Smokies (52-45). Chris Mazza (1-6, 3.23) and Omar Bencomo (4-4, 4.92) will get the starts.
2PM - The Baby Cakes will send out Scott Copeland (6-9, 6.00) against the Nashville Sounds (47-52).
4PM - Dylan Lee (4-10, 4.82) and the rest of the Grasshoppers will take on the Tourists (48-49).
4:05PM - Ryan Lillie (0-1, 2.70) will get the start opposite the West Virginia Black Bears (19-12).
5:35PM - James Buckelew (1-3, 2.23) takes the hill against the Tortugas (37-56).


None, but there’s one on Monday.

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