Baron’s Corner

Minor League nuggets from each level, triple-A to Florida Complex League.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs — International League (Triple-A)

  • LHP Bailey Falter allowed just 1 hit over 6.0 scoreless innings in his start against Charlotte on Aug. 10. In his 9 starts with the IronPigs in 2022, Falter has posted a 1.91 ERA (10 ER, 47.0 IP) and 0.66 WHIP (6 BB, 25 H).
  • INF/OF Dalton Guthrie has an active 11-game on-base streak (since 7/27) during which he has posted a 1.053 OPS.
  • LHP Jakob Hernandez is averaging 12.88 SO/9.0 IP (52 SO, 36.1 IP) while holding opponents to a .186 AVG (24–129) in 35 relief appearances this year.

Reading Fightin Phils — Eastern League (Double-A)

  • RHP Griff McGarry, who has posted a 2.01 ERA (5 ER, 22.1 IP) in 5 starts with Reading this season, has allowed just 8 hits (.113 OPP AVG) at the double-A level.
  • LHP Brian Marconi, who is 17-for-19 in save opportunities this year, leads the Eastern League in saves.
  • RHP McKinley Moore is averaging 12.84 SO/9.0 IP (68 SO, 47.2 IP) in 37 games (1 start) this season.

Jersey Shore BlueClaws — South Atlantic League (High-A)

  • RHP Andrew Painter owns an active 20.0-inning scoreless streak (spanning 3 starts), which began on July 30. Painter, who leads all Phillies minor league pitchers with 118 strikeouts, has posted a 1.19 ERA (10 ER, 75.1 IP) in 17 starts overall this season.
  • OF Marcus Lee Sang has posted a .927 OPS in 10 games (45 PA) with Jersey Shore this month.

Clearwater Threshers — Florida State League (Single-A)

  • RHP Eiberson Castellano has posted a 1.07 WHIP while holding opponents to a .207 AVG (37–179) in 17 games (8 starts) this year.

Florida Complex League Phillies — FCL (Rookie)

  • OF Justin Crawford has posted a .348 OBP with 4 steals in his first 6 professional games.

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Larry Shenk offers insight into the past, present-day and future of his beloved Phillies.