[RiverDogs Notebook] Ben Ruta Likely Lost For Season, Florial & Gilliam Pacing Offense

The Charleston RiverDogs have sprinted out to a 20-9 record in the second half of the season. They currently hold a half game lead over the Asheville Tourists in the Southern Division race.

They’ve lost a couple of key parts of their team, but have continued to play well.

Blake Rutherford was part … [visit site to read more]

RiverDogs Bounce Back For 3-2 Win Over Lakewood

The Charleston RiverDogs defeated the Lakewood BlueClaws 3-2 to snap a two game losing streak at Joe Riley Park Sunday evening.

The RiverDogs broke out on top in the bottom of the first against BlueClaws starter Nick Fanti. Fanti, who had no hit the Dogs in Lakewood on July 17, walked visit site to read more]

RiverDogs Drop Series Opener To Lakewood

CHARLESTON — The Charleston RiverDogs dropped the series opener against the Lakewood BlueClaws by the score of 5-2 Saturday at Joe Riley Park. Adonis Medina shut down the Dogs to improve to 4-6 on the season while Rony Garcia took the loss to fall to 0-1.

Garcia found trouble in the first when Daniel Brito lined a double to the right-center field gap to lead off the game. Garcia issued a walk to Arquimedes Gamboa to place runners at first and second. After Mickey Moniak flew out to third … [visit site to read more]

RiverDogs Drop Series Finale To Hagerstown 4-2

The Charleston RiverDogs offense was shut down Friday night in a 4-2 loss to the Hagerstown Suns at Joe Riley Park. Weston Davis came into the game with a 13.50 ERA, but lowered it considerably during his start.

Hagerstown jumped out on top in the first inning off Nick Nelson (L, 1-7). Nelson issued a walk to lead off hitter Blake Perkins. Aldrem Corredor laid down a sacrifice bunt to move Perkins to second. Nelson walked Daniel Johnson to put runners at first and second. Jake Noll … [visit site to read more]

Phillip Diehl Versatile Part Of Successful RiverDogs Pitching Staff

Phillip Diehl wanted to get away and experience life, and he has certainly gone and done that over the first two years of his career in the New York Yankees system.

Diehl grew up in the Cincinnati area and wanted to get away to play baseball. “I had a decent amount of schools recruiting me. A lot of northern … [visit site to read more]

Columbia Rallies For Five In The Ninth To Defeat RiverDogs

The Columbia Fireflies fought back in the ninth to overcome a 4-0 defecit to defeat the Charleston RiverDogs 5-4 and avoid a four game sweep Monday night at Joe Riley Park.

The RiverDogs jumped out ahead in the bottom of the second off of Flies starter Gabrial Llanes. After Donny Sands grounded out to … [visit site to read more]

RiverDogs Look For Four Game Sweep Against Columbia

The Charleston RiverDogs go for a four game sweep of the Columbia Fireflies Monday night at Joe Riley Park. Rony Garcia (0-0, 5.40 ERA) makes his second start for the RiverDogs, first at home, against Gabrial Llanes (4-6, 3.22 ERA) for the Fireflies.

Starting Lineups:

1. Hoy Park – SS
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RiverDogs Look For Four Game Sweep Against Columbia

The Charleston RiverDogs go for a four game sweep of the Columbia Fireflies Monday night at Joe Riley Park. Rony Garcia (0-0, 5.40 ERA) makes his second start for the RiverDogs, first at home, against Gabrial Llanes (4-6, 3.22 ERA) for the Fireflies.

Starting Lineups:

1. Hoy Park – SS
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RiverDogs Swat Fireflies 13-2

The Charleston RiverDogs broke out the lumber in a 13-2 rout of the Columbia Fireflies Saturday night at Joe Riley Park. Charleston had a balanced attack belting out 16 hits with everyone in the lineup getting at least one hit and five players collecting at least two hits. Freicer Perez picked up the win by going six innings allowing two runs on six hits to improve his record 5-3 on the season.

The Fireflies jumped out to the lead in the top of the second inning off Perez. Dash Winningham … [visit site to read more]

RiverDogs Take On Columbia In Game Two of Four Game Set

The Charleston RiverDogs look to keep up their good play since the All-Star break in their second game of a four game series against the Columbia Fireflies. Freicer Perez (4-3, 3.03 ERA) takes the mound for Charleston while Blake Taylor (1-7, 3.65 ERA) starts for Columbia.

Starting Lineup:

1. Ben Ruta – LF
2. Diego Castillo – SS
3. Blake Rutherford – CF
4. Isiah Gilliam – RF
5. Donny Sands – C
6. Mandy Alvarez – 3B
7. Brandon Wagner – 1B
8. Carlos Vidal – DH
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