News & Notes
- LHP Josh Maciejewski came up for a spot start with Scranton while CF Terrance Gore returned from the temporarily inactive list.
- 2018 2nd-round pick C Josh Breaux was activated from the IL in Charleston
- 2B Angel Aguilar was promoted to Trenton while 1B Mickey Gasper moved up to Tampa
- RHP Aaron McGarity was called up to Charleston while RHP Pedro Espinola was released.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (3-1 win over Gwinnett) They are 65-53 and hold a 5.0 game lead in their division. Their magic number to clinch the division is 18.
- Starter: LHP Josh Maciejewski: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 3/6 GB/FB — 59 of 98 (60%) pitches were strikes … Called up from Charleston to make the start … Scranton likely needed the starter with Chance Adams in MLB, Camarena on IL, etc … 23-year-old was 2018 10th-round pick.
- In Relief: RHP Kaleb Ort: 1.2 IP, zeros, 2 K
- In Relief: RHP J.P. Feyereisen: 1.1 IP, zeros, 3 BB, 2 K — Had allowed runs in four of last seven outings … BBs have been an issue.
- Hitting Star: 1B Ryan McBroom: 2-for-3, 2B, RBI, R, CS
- On Deck: CF Billy Burns and C Erik Kratz: 1-for-3, 2B, R
- Notables: 2B Wendell Rijo went 0-for-3 and was ejected in the eighth … LF Clint Frazier went 0-for-4 with an RBI … SS Thairo Estrada went 0-for-4.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (5-2 win vs. Harrisburg) … Scored one in 7th, three in 8th to come back … They’re in the postseason after winning first half.
- Starter: RHP Michael King: 5.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 9/4 GB/FB — 58 of 90 (64%) pitches were strikes … After getting smacked around last start, this was big step forward. First good full length start this year.
- In Relief: RHP Braden Bristo: 1.1 IP, 2 H, zeros, 4 K
- In Relief: RHP Greg Weissert: 2 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: LF Rashad Craford: 2-for-4, 2B, RBI, R — Go-ahead double in the eighth.
- On Deck: DH Kyle Holder: 1-for-3, 2B, R, BB, SB
- Notables: CF Ben Ruta and C Kellin Deglan each went 1-for-4 with a run and Deglan doubling … 1B Brandon Wagner went 1-for-3 with a R, HBP and RBI … 2B Angel Aguilar went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and a CS.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (5-4 loss at Charlotte) … They are 52-63 overall but are 24-25 in the second half and are a half-game back of the division.
- Starter: RHP Alexander Vizcaino: 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R (3 ER), 0 BB, 9 K, 1 HR, 6/2 GB/FB — 79 of 99 (80%) pitches were strikes … Has struck out 19 batters in 18 IP with Tampa.
- In Relief: RHP Jefry Valdez: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 3 K, WP
- Hitting Star: SS Diego Castillo: 2-for-4, 2-run homer
- On Deck: C Jason Lopez: 1-for-3, solo homer
- Florial Watch: CF Estevan Florial: 1-for-4, R, SB, error
- Notables: 1B Mickey Gasper went 1-for-4 with a R, RBI, and K … DH Alexander Palma went 1-for-4 with a K.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (10-9 win at Hickory) … 61-57 record … Currently have second-best record in division overall, which would get them in playoffs if Augusta wins both halves … Scored 6 runs over 7th/8th to win.
- Starter: RHP Charlie Ruegger: 5 IP, 10 H, 9 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 2 HBP, 7/1 GB/FB — 56 of 80 (70%) pitches were strikes … Likely a fill-in start with Maciejewski going to Triple-A for the day.
- In Relief: RHP Tanner Myatt: 1 IP, zeros
- In Relief: RHP Keegan Curtis: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Eric Wagaman: 3-for-5, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 K
- On Deck: DH Josh Breaux: 2-for-5, 2B HR, 3 RBI, 2 R — Returning to the lineup for first time since May 21 … We’ll see if he can catch.
- On Deck: CF Josh Stowers: 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 SB — Now 32-for-42 on steals this year.
- Notables: LF Canaan Smith went 1-for-5 with a 2B and 2 K … SS Oswald Peraza went 2-for-5 with 1 R, BB K and SB … RF Frederick Cuevas went 2-for-4 with a 2-run homer and BB.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (4-3 walk-off loss at Aberdeen) … At 29-25, they are 3.5 games back in their division standings.
- Starter: RHP Blakely Brown: 4.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 4 K, 7/3 GB/FB — 40 of 69 (58%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Derek Craft: 2.2 IP, 2 H, zeros, 4 K
- In Relief: RHP Justin Wilson: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K
- Hitting Star: SS Luis Santos: 1-for-3, 3B, 1 R — He’s hitting .400 in 12 games with 10 BB and 3 K.
- On Deck: RF Matt Pita: 2-for-3, RBI
- Notables: 2B Ezequiel Duran went 1-for-3 with an RBI and K while C Carlos Narvaez went 1-for-3 with a R and BB.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (5-3 loss at Greeneville F/10) … The P-Yanks are 34-16, 4.5 games up in their division with a magic number of 14 for a postseason spot.
- Starter: LHP Ryan Anderson: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 1 HR, 2/3 GB/FB — 46 of 71 (65%) pitches were strikes … The 2019 12th-round pick has K’d 29 batters with a 3.22 ERA over 22.1 IP with Pulaski.
- In Relief: RHP Kenlly Montas: 3.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 4 BB, 1 K
- In Relief: RHP Hayden Wesneski: 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R (2 ER), 0 BB, 5 K, 1 HR
- Hitting Star: RF Jake Pries: 1-for-4, HR — Tying homer in 9th inning.
- On Deck: 1B Jake Farrell: 2-for-4, R, RBI, K
- 1st-rounder: SS Anthony Volpe: 1-for-5, 2B, 2 K
- Notables: DH Antonio Cabello went 0-for-5 with 3 K … LF Ryder Green went 1-for-4 with 2 K … 3B Roberto Chirinos went 0-for-3 with a HBP and 2 K… CF Robert Javier went 1-for-4 with a 3B and RBI.
GCL Yankees East Game 1: (6-2 loss vs. GCL Tigers West F/7) … They are 14-23.
- Rehab Start: RHP Frank German: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 1 HR
- In Relief: RHP Montana Semmel: 1 IP, 3 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 0 K
- In Relief: RHP Jose Peguero: 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, WP
- Hitting Star: CF Kevin Alcantara: 1-for-4, solo homer, SB, 1 K
- On Deck: 2B Angel Rojas: 1-for-3, SB
- Notables: 3B Miguel Marte went 1-for-2 … SS Alexander Vargas went 1-for-4 with an RBI and K.
GCL Yankees East Game 2: (9-0 loss to GCL Tigers West F/7) … Makeup of July 25 game.
- Starter: RHP Juan Carela: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 6 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Luis Ojeda: 4 IP, solo homer, BB, 5 K
- In Relief: RHP Yon Castro: 2.1 IP, 2 solo homers, BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: SS Angel Rojas: 1-for-3, 1 K, 1 error
- On Deck: 3B Javier Reynoso: 1-for-3, 2 K
- Notables: CF Kevin Alcantara went 1-for-3 with 1 K.
GCL Yankees West: (10-9 loss over GCL Phillies East) … They are 18-19 and sit 6.0 games back in the division.
- Starter: RHP Starling Perez: 2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 2 WP
- In Relief: RHP Wilser Barrios: 2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 1 K
- In Relief: RHP Evan Voliva: 2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: CF Nelson Medina: 3-for-5, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R
- On Deck: RF Stanley Rosario: 2-for-3, 2B, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K
- Notables: DH Raimfer Salinas and C Juan Crisp went 2-for-5 with Crisp doubling and scoring … LF Alan Mejia went 1-for-4 with an RBI, 2 BB, K, SB and CS … 1B Kyle MacDonald went 2-for-2 with an RBI and R in his first game in over a month.