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A look at the action around the Phillies organization from Wednesday April 12th.

It was a night for comebacks that fell short for the Phillies and IronPigs on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Lakewood's Daniel Brito had an up and down night; up at the plate and down in the field in a 10-2 loss for the 'Claws.

Three Clearwater pitchers combined to strikeout 10 batters without issuing a walk in a 4-1 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers.

Starter Seranthony Dominguez (1-0) went six innings to get the win, giving up just three hits and one earned run in his first start of the season for Clearwater. The Threshers offense gave Dominguez three runs in the fifth inning, which started with Emmanuel Marrero delivering a triple to right field and then scoring on a sacrifice fly from Zach Coppola that made it a 1-1 game. A walk and an error put runners on first and second and Jose Pujols and Wilson Garcia, delivered back-to-back RBI singles to make it a 3-1 game.

Clearwater added an insurance run in the top of the ninth on a one-out double from Damek Tomscha and one out later, Garcia delivered a base-hit to center that plated Tomscha with the game's final run and a 4-1 lead for Clearwater.

On the day, Marrero had a single, double and a triple and scored one run, and Tomscha and Garcia each had two hits in the game. 

Ranfi Casimiro relieved Dominguez and gave Clearwater two shutout innings, and Jeff Singer picked up his third save of the season with a perfect ninth. The three Threshers pitchers combined to strike out 10 batters, without allowing a walk.


Mets 5, Phillies 4

WP: Zack Wheeler (1-1), LP: Vince Velasquez (0-2), SV: Addison Reed (3)

HR: NYM - Michael Conforto (2); PHIL - Maikel Franco (2)

Franco homered for the second night in a row, this time it was a grand slam HR.

Velasquez: 5 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 7 K... Phillies bullpen provided four scoreless innings of relief.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 10, Lehigh Valley 6

WP: Brady Lail (1-0), LP: Jake Thompson (0-2), SV: none

HR: LV - Jorge Alfaro (1); SWB - Ruben Tejada (1)

Rhys HoskinsNick Williams and Jesmuel Valentin all with two hits in the game.

Jake Thompson in two starts this season: 4 2/3 IP, 15 H, 15 ER, 6 BB, 5 K, 0-2, 28.91 ERA. Mark Leiter 2 2/3 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 8 K.

New Hampshire 5, Reading 3

WP: Tim Mayza (1-0), LP: Alexis Rivero (0-1), SV: Jose Fernandez (1)

HR: RDG - Scott Kingery (2); NH - Raffy Lopez (2), Gunnar Heidt (2)

Andrew Pullin 2-for-4 with two doubles.

Tom Eshelman: 5 1/3 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K

Hagerstown 10, Lakewood 2

WP: Jorge Pantoja (1-0), LP: Jonathan Hennigan (0-1), SV: none

HR: LKW - Daniel Brito (2); HAG - Juan Soto (1), Nick Banks (1)

Brito homered for the second time in the last three games, went 2-for-5 is now hitting .406 (13-for-32). Henri Lartigue also had two hits and is batting .385 (5-for-13).

JoJo Romero 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K. 

Lakewood committed three errors - Brito, Carlos Duran and Danny Zardon - in the game, leading to six unearned runs for Hagerstown. Brito's error was his third of the season.


Philadelphia - Optioned LHP Adam Morgan to Lehigh Valley and recalled RHP Luis Garcia.

Lehigh Valley - RHP Wander Perez reassigned from extended spring training.

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