Mitch Walding

High school: St. Mary’s

Sport: Baseball

Professional: Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Phillies AAA)

Walding, a 26-year-old third baseman, cleared waivers and was sent outright to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, a move in name only to remove him from the Phillies’ 40-man roster.

Gio Brusa

High school: St. Mary’s

Sport: Baseball

Professional: Richmond Flying Squirrels (Giants AA)

Brusa, a 25-year-old first baseman, had a single and a walk against Harrisburg on Friday, then belted a solo home run the next day before entering a series against Altoona with a single.

Alex Camacho

High school: Ben Holt

Sport: Baseball

Professional: Danville Braves (Braves rookie-adv.)

Camacho, a 22-year-old pitcher, threw a scoreless inning of relief against Princeton to earn the save, striking out one with no hits or walks.

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