News & Notes
- UPDATE: RHP Albert Abreu exited his start Tuesday after just 20 pitches and four batters faced. The Trentonian’s Greg Johnson reported that Abreu will see the doctor and undergo an MRI on his right biceps after feeling tightness.
- Meanwhile, RHP Garrett Whitlock has elected to undergo surgery on his right elbow. His season is over.
- Baseball America released a midseason top 30 for the Yankees (subs req.). The highlights: Deivi Garcia is up to No. 1 and Luis Gil is No. 4. Abreu checked in at No. 7 while top pick Anthony Volpe is No. 9.
- The low lights: Trevor Stephan fell off the list after his demotion while C Josh Breaux, currently on the IL, reportedly is dealing with an elbow injury that doesn’t let him throw the ball back to the pitcher.
- RHP Brady Lail was sent back up to Scranton from Trenton after posting a 1.99 ERA in Double-A.
- C Francisco Arcia rejoined the Yankees’ org on an MiLB deal and played for Trenton in Game 2 of its doubleheader. C Jerry Seitz went back to Staten Island while RHP Nick Ernst went from Charleston to Staten Island.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (11-6 win at Columbus) … Six home runs in the victory.
- Starter: RHP Chance Adams: 4+ IP, 5 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 2/3 GB/FB — 53 of 87 pitches (61%) were strikes … Has allowed four runs in four of his last five Triple-A outings.
- In Relief: RHP Brady Lail: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 4 K
- In Relief: RHP Joe Harvey: 2 IP, 1 H, zeros, 2 K
- Hitting Star: LF Clint Frazier: 4-for-4, 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB — Really hitting his stride in Triple-A with four homers in five games.
- Rehab outing: DH Cameron Maybin: 4-for-5, 2B, HR, 1 RBI, 3 R — Seems ready to me lolol
- On Deck: SS Thairo Estrada: 3-for-5, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R — Seventh HR in Triple-A this year as the #SummerofThairo heats up.
- Notables: SS Tyler Wade went 1-for-5 with a three-run homer … 3B Breyvic Valera went 1-for-5 with a solo shot … C Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-5 with 2 K … 1B Mike Ford went 1-for-4 with an RBI
Double-A Trenton Thunder Game 1: (3-1 win over Akron F/7)
- Starter: RHP Albert Abreu: 0.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 balk, 0/1 GB/FB — 12 of 20 pitches (60%) were strikes … As stated in notes, he left with an undisclosed injury.
- In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 4.2 IP, zeros, 4 K — Retired all 14 batters he faced.
- In Relief: RHP Daniel Alvarez: 2 IP, zeros, 1 K, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: SS Hoy Jun Park: 2-for-3, solo homer — Second homer of the season and second two-hit game.
- On Deck: DH Rashad Crawford: 1-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI, 2 K, 1 SB
- On Deck: 1B Brandon Wagner: 1-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI, 2 K
- Notables: 3B Mandy Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a run … 2B Gosuke Katoh went 0-for-1 with a BB and a R… C Kellin Deglan went 0-for-2 with 2 K and 1 HBP.
Double-A Trenton Thunder Game 2: (6-0 loss to Akron F/7) … Makeup of yesterday’s rainout.
- Starter: RHP Rony Garcia: 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R (1 ER), 4 BB, 4 K, 4/5 GB/FB — 56 of 96 pitches (58%) were strikes … 2nd straight four-walk game for the 21-year-old starter.
- In Relief: RHP Andrew Bellatti: 1.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR
- Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-2, 3B, BB
- On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 0-for-3, 1 K — Had his 11-game hitting streak snapped.
- Notables: 2B Gosuke Katoh went 1-for-3 with 2 K.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (6-5 loss to Daytona)
- Starter: RHP Miguel Yajure: 7 IP, 7 H, 5 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 7 K, Balk, 7/4 GB/FB — 71 of 103 pitches (69%) were strikes … Has gone 7+ IP in three of his last five starts, ERA down to 2.20.
- In Relief: RHP Hobie Harris: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 1 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Steven Sensley: 3-for-4, 1 R
- On Deck: C Jason Lopez: 1-for-3, 2B, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
- Florial Watch: CF Estevan Florial went 1-for-5 with a R and 2 K.
- Notables: 2B Wilkerman Garcia extended his hitting streak to nine games with a 1-for-4 night (with a walk) … SS Oswaldo Cabrera went 2-for-5 with a R … 3B Kyle Gray went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (8-6 loss at Lakewood) … Everyone in the lineup had at least one hit.
- Starter: RHP Jhony Brito: 5.1 IP, 7 H, 5 R (4 ER), 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, 7/1 GB/FB
- In Relief: RHP Dalton Lehnen: 1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 5 BB, 3 K, 4 WP
- Hitting Star: C Mickey Gasper: 2-for-5, HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, 1 K
- On Deck: LF Canaan Smith: 3-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 R, 2 BB
- On Deck: CF Brandon Lockridge: 2-for-5, 2B, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K
- Notables: RF Josh Stowers and DH Welfrin Mateo each went 1-for-4 with a 2B … SS Oswald Peraza went 1-for-6 … 2B Eduardo Torrealba went 2-for-4 with 1 R … 3B Max Burt and 1B Eric Wagaman each went 1-for-4 with a BB.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (3-2 win at Connecticut)
- Starter: LHP Abismael Villaman: 3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 4/0 GB/FB — 43 of 74 pitches (58%) were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Aaron McGarity: 3.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 5 K — 18 K, 9 baserunners in 15.1 IP since demotion to Staten Island.
- In Relief: RHP Daniel Ramos: 2 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Spencer Henson: 1-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB — Go-ahead double in the seventh inning … Raises his NYPL OPS to .786
- On Deck: CF Jake Sanford: 1-for-4, 3B, 2 R, 1 HBP, 1 K
- Notables: 3B Andres Chaparro went 2-for-4 with 2 K … 2B David Metzgar went 1-for-3 with a R, BB and K … C Carlos Narvaez went 2-for-4.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (10-1 loss at Bluefield)
- Starter: RHP Randy Vasquez: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 4 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1 HBP, 5/4 GB/FB — 48 of 82 pitches (59%) were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Jackson Bertsch: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 HR
- Hitting Star: DH Ryder Green: 1-for-4, solo homer, 2 K — .886 OPS with 7 HR in 31 games for the 2018 3rd-round pick.
- On Deck: 3B Chad Bell: 1-for-3, 1 BB, 2 K
- First-round: SS Anthony Volpe: 1-for-3, 1 BB, 1 K — Five-game hitting streak for the Yankees’ top pick.
- Notables: LF Antonio Cabello went 1-for-4 … 2B Roberto Chirinos went 0-for-4 with a K, GIDP and error.
GCL Yankees East was rained out and will have their game made up on July 31 while GCL Yankees West had its game suspended in the top of the third inning with a 2-0 lead. Glenn Otto had tossed two hitless innings with 3 BB and 3 K.