- Nearly 70 MiLB teams are holding Pride Nights this season. The Trenton Thunder are having their first ever Pride Night on June 10th, so if you’re in the central NJ area, make sure to check that out!
- Chance Adams talked to MiLB.com after his shutout yesterday in Buffalo. Check out the recap, which includes video from his start.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (3-1 loss in Buffalo) …
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Drew Hutchison: 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 4/5 GB/FB — 55 of his 79 pitches (70%) were strikes … Gave up all three runs in the decisive sixth inning.
- In Relief: LHP Stephen Tarpley: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K — Picked off one runner and got the other erased on a double play.
- Hitting Star: LF Brad Miller: 4-for-4, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R — Nine homers and nine doubles for Miller in Triple-A.
- On Deck: RF Mike Tauchman: 1-for-3, 1 3B, 1 BB, 2 K — Seventh dinger for both Higgy and Valera.
- Other Notables: SS Breyvic Valera had a hit in four ABs … Logan Morrison, Mike Ford and Tyler Wade went a combined 0-for-12 with a walk.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (9-3 loss at Hartford)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Albert Abreu: 3 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 2 HR, 6/1 GB/FB — 43 of his 68 pitches (63%) were strikes … Unraveled after a Wendell Rijo error in the second inning.
- In Relief: RHP Will Carter: 2 2/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 0 K, 3 WP — First time allowing more than one run since Apr. 7
- Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R — Second HR of the season.
- On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-4, 1 solo homer — Went back-to-back with Alvarez.
- Other Notables: 2B Hoy Jun Park had a day off … LF Zack Zehner went 3-for-4 with a run scored … C Jorge Saez left after the top of the fourth inning.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (5-4 loss at Port St. Lucie)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Shawn Semple: 4 2/3 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 HBP, 5/8 GB/FB — 61 of his 100 pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Hobie Haris: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR — Allowed a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning.
- Hitting Star: 3B Welfrin Mateo: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K — Also made an error in the field.
- On Deck: 1B Dermis Garcia: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 3 K — A whole lotta swing and miss in his game.
- Other Notables: Steven Sensley and Pablo Olivares each had two hits, Isiah Gilliam had one … CF Estevan Florial had a day off …
Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (6-2 win over Asheville)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Harold Cortijo: 5 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 6/0 GB/FB — 49 of his 76 pitches (64%) were strikes … First appearance of the season for the 20-year-old Puerto Rican righty, who spent last season with Staten Island.
- In Relief: RHP Tanner Myatt: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP — Has just two more strikeouts than walks this season.
- Hitting Star: 3B Max Burt: 1-for-2, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB — Three-run homer broke the game open.
- On Deck: DH Canaan Smith: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB — Currently has a .300/.400/.500 season going.
- Other Notables: 2B Kyle Gray had two hits and a run scored.
The Short-Season Staten Island Yankees open their season in Brooklyn on Friday, June 14.
The Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees begin play on Tuesday, June 18.
The Gulf Coast League Yankees East team opens up on Monday, June 24 while the GCL Yankees West play on Tuesday, June 25.