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.