Palmetto Pros: Ex-Citadel pitcher Asher Wojciechowski gets second AAA win

Former Citadel pitcher Asher Wojciechowski earned his second win for Class AAA Oklahoma City on Thursday. (File photo)

Former Citadel pitcher Asher Wojciechowski rebounded from a couple of rough starts to win his second game at Class AAA Oklahoma City on Thursday night.

Wojciechowski worked six innings of an 8-1 win over Omaha, allowing three hits and one earned run while walking two and striking out four. He’s now 2-2 with a 3.94 earned-run average since moving up to Class AAA, and 4-3 with a 3.10 ERA overall.

In his previous two starts, the former first-round draft choice from Beaufort had given up 17 hits and 13 runs in 10 1/3 innings.

Elsewhere among Lowcountry players in pro baseball Thursday:

• Chris McGuiness (James Island, The Citadel) went 2 for 3 with three RBI and scored a run for Class AAA Round Rock. McGuiness belted his 16th double and is batting .267 with 30 RBI. In the first game of a Thursday doubleheader, he was 1 for 3.

• Justin Greene (Stratford HS, Francis Marion) was 0 for 1 as a pinch-hitter, and is batting .307 for Class AA Mobile.

• Marty Gantt (Mount Pleasant, College of Charleston) was 0 for 4 and struck out once, and is hitting .312 at Class A Bowling Green.

In the majors:

• Brett Gardner (Holly Hill, College of Charleston) was 1 for 4 in the Yankees’ 3-1 loss to the Mets. He’s batting .262.

• In the same game, reliever Bobby Parnell (Charleston Southern) pitched a perfect ninth, striking out one, for his ninth save as the Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Yankees. His ERA is 1.85.

• Matt Wieters (Stratford HS) was 0 for 3 in the Orioles’ 2-0 win over the Nationals, striking out once. He’s batting .240.

• Justin Smoak (Stratford HS, USC) continues to recover from a strained oblique that has sidelined him in recent games for the Mariners.