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Minor League Mash-Up: Irvin among pitchers on fire



Cole Irvin has had a dominant season for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. (Cheryl Pursell)

There’s only two weeks left in the minor league regular season, so let’s take a look at how the Philadelphia Phillies prospects are performing as the season winds down.

Records

  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs: 75-51
  • Reading Fightin’ Phils: 59-65
  • Clearwater Threshers: 69-55
  • Lakewood BlueClaws: 78-46
  • Williamsport Crosscutters: 25-34

Notable Performances 

  • Enyel De Los Santos turned in another good start this week. He went six innings, allowing one run on two hits and two walks. H struck out two.
  • His fellow Lehigh Valley ace, Cole Irvin, was great as well. He went 7.1 innings of no-run ball, allowing two hits and two walks. He struck out six.
  • No. 24 prospect Connor Seabold was great for Reading on Sunday, going six scoreless innings, while allowing only three hits and striking out nine.
  • Cornelius Randolph had a nice game for Reading on Thursday. He went 2-4 with a home run and two RBIs.
  • David Parkinson continues to dominate. He went six scoreless innings for Clearwater on Thursday. He struck out three and allowed two hits, while issuing just two walks.
  • Mickey Moniak continues to improve. He went 2-3 with a double and triple early last week.
  • No. 3 prospect Adonis Medina showed some major potential this past week. Medina went seven innings, allowing one run on four hits. He walked none and struck out 12.
  • Nick Maton hit a grand slam for Clearwater last week. He added a single to go 2-4 with four RBIs.

The Good

  • No. 4 prospect Adam Haseley is still raking. Between Clearwater and Reading, he’s hitting .303 with 10 home runs, 17 doubles and five triples.
  • No. 6 prospect Mickey Moniak has seen his average rise to .263 and he has 26 doubles this season.
  • No. 9 prospect Enyel De Los Santos has a 2.56 ERA in 20 starts for Lehigh Valley.
  • No. 10 prospect Cole Irvin is 12-4 with a 2.71 ERA and a WHIP of 1.07 for Lehigh Valley.
  • No. 14 prospect Luis Garcia continues to absolutely rake in rookie ball, hitting .359.
  • No. 20 prospect David Parkinson has a 1.00 ERA in three appearances for Clearwater. Between Lakewood and Clearwater, he has a 1.43 ERA with an opponent batting average of .200. He has 130 strikeouts in 113.1 innings.

The Bad

  • No.11 prospect Arquimedes Gamboa is hitting .213 with Clearwater.
  • No. 13 prospect Francisco Morales has a 6.13 ERA and a WHIP of 1.79 with Williamsport.

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