News & Notes

  • Here are all of Deivi Garcia’s strikeouts from tonight. Conor Foley spoke with Garcia after the game, who said he was doing a throwing program in Trenton with the MLB ball, so he’s used to the juiced ball already.
  • Thank you for the feedback yesterday. Trying to incorporate your suggestions in here as much as possible.
  • Trenton turned a triple play tonight. You can scroll down for the link to that video.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (6-4 win vs. Columbus) … At 54-40, the RailRiders lead their division by 4.5 games.

  • Starter: RHP Deivi Garcia: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 1 HR, 4/2 GB/FB — 57 of 85 pitches (67%) were strikes … The Piranha was out in force in Triple-A debut. Fastball was between 91-95 mphStruck out Trayce Thompson with a fastball, another RHB on an offspeed pitch … Had offspeed pitches from the mid-70s to the mid-80s speed-wise.
  • In Relief: RHP J.P Feyereisen: 2 IP, zeros, 3 K — 2.34 ERA, 65 K in 42.1 IP
  • In Relief: RHP Joe Harvey: 1 IP, 2 H, zeros, 3 K
  • In Relief: RHP Jonathan Holder: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HR
  • Hitting Star: RF Zack Zehner: 2-for-4, 2-run HR for 2nd straight day
  • On Deck: 2B Tyler Wade: 2-for-4, 2 R
  • Frazier Watch: CF Clint Frazier went 1-for-4 with an RBI double.
  • Notables: SS Thairo Estrada went 1-for-4 with 1 K … DH Ryan McBroom went 2-for-4 with 1 R.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (4-3 win at Altoona) … The Thunder are 49-41 overall and have clinched a playoff spot with their first-half title.

  • Starter: RHP Nick Nelson: 5 IP, 3 H, 3 R (2 ER), 4 BB, 9 K, 1 WP, 2/4 GB/FB — 57 of 96 pitches (59%) were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Andrew Bellatti: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: RHP Brady Lail: 2 IP, 1 H, zeros, 4 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Chris Gittens: 2-for-3, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K — 12 for his last 33 with three HR, 5 BB to 7 K.
  • On Deck: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-4, go-ahead two-run double
  • Notables: C Kellin Deglan helped turn a triple play on a popped-up bunt … RF Isiah Gilliam made a diving catch to end the game … CF Rashad Crawford went 2-for-4 with 1 R, 1 RBI … 2B Hoy Jun Park had three walks and 1 HBP in five PAs.

High-A Tampa Tarpons are off and will be in Fort Myers on Tuesday. They are 40-52 overall and are 5.5 games back in the second half standings.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (3-2 win at Augusta) … The RiverDogs are 47-47 overall and are 3.0 games back in the second-half standings.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Harold Cortijo: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 2 HR, 7/5 GB/FB — 60 of 90 (67%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Bies: 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K — Has allowed just 2 ER over last 24.2 IP with 26:5 K:BB
  • Hitting Star: LF Canaan Smith: 2-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI 1 BB,1 SB
  • On Deck: RF Josh Stowers: 1-for-4, 3B
  • First-rounder: C Anthony Seigler: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 K — Batting just .198/.355/.233. NYY needs to see a lot more power, average.
  • Notables: SS Oswald Peraza went 1-for-3 with a RBI and CS

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (7-4 win at State College) … At 14-15, the SI Yanks are in last place, yet are 3.0 games back of first place.

  • Starter: LHP T.J. Sikkema: 3 IP, 1 H, zeros, 4 K, 4/1 GB/FB — 23 of 35 (59%) pitches were strikes … In 9.0 pro innings, the No. 38 overall pick has 11 strikeouts, three baserunners and no runs allowed.
  • In Relief: RHP Blakely Brown: 3.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
  • In Relief: LHP Tim Hardy: 1.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 4-for-5, 2B, HR, R, 2 RBI, 1 K, 2 CS — Four 2+ hit games in last seven … 10-for-33 with 4 HR in that span
  • On Deck: 3B Luis Santos: 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 BB
  • Notables: DH Spencer Henson went 0-for-5 with a K … LF Matt Pita went 1-for-2 with 2 R and 2 BB … SS Borinquen Mendez went 1-for-4 with a 3B, 2 RBI, 1 R and 1 K.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (10-2 win over Bristol) … Pulaski is 16-9 and leads their division by 3.5 games.

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Ken Waldichuk: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 1 pickoff, 0/2 GB/FB — 32 of 47 (68%) pitches were strikes … The fifth-round pick has 18:2 K to BB in 10.2 IP, though 4 ER.
  • In Relief: RHP Reid Anderson: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 6 K
  • In Relief: RHP Luis Ojeda: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP
  • Hitting Star: 2B Deivi Munoz: 3-for-4, 2B, 3B, 1 R, 1 RBI
  • On Deck: SS/2B Roberto Chirinos: 2-for-4, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 3 R, 1 K
  • First-round Alert: SS Anthony Volpe went 0-for-1 after pinch running … Hitting .135 with 18 K and 11 BB in 52 ABs
  • Notables: 3B Chad Bell went 0-for-4 with 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB, 3 K … CF Antonio Cabello went 2-for-5 with 1 RBI … 1B Jake Farrell went 1-for-2 with 1 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R and 2 BB

GCL Yankees East: (5-4 loss to GCL Phillies East) At 5-9, they’re 6.5 back.

  • Starter: LHP Deivi Diaz: 4 IP, 7 H, 4 R (3 ER), 2 BB, 2 K, 9/1 GB/FB
  • In Relief: RHP Yon Castro: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
  • In Relief: LHP Matt Minnick: 1.1 IP, zeros, 2 BB, 2 K — 19th-round pick
  • Hitting Star: 2B Dionys Vallejo: 1-for-4, 2-run HR — The 19-year-old has 6 hits in 29 ABs, but five are for extra bases. HR in b2b days.
  • On Deck: CF Leonel Hernandez: 2-for-4, 2B, 1 R, 1 K, 1 SB
  • Notables: SS Alexander Vargas went 1-for-5 with 1 R and 1 K … RF Alexander Palma went 1-for-4 with 1 BB and 2 K.

GCL Yankees West: (4-2 win over GCL Tigers West) 6-9 record, 6.0 back.

  • Opener: RHP Michael King: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP — 2nd appearance as he gets stretched out … With how much time he missed, he’s probably a strong Arizona Fall League candidate.
  • Follower: RHP Edward Paredes: 5 IP, 2 H, zeros, 4 K, 3 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Kevin Milam: 1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 3 K — 0 R, 10 K, 4 BB in 6 IP for the 14th-round pick out of St. Mary’s.
  • Hitting Star: RF Stanley Rosario: 1-for-3, 2-run double
  • On Deck: CF Raimfer Salinas: 1-for-4, 2B, 3 K
  • Notables: SS Jose Colmenares went 1-for-3 with 1 sac fly … LF Alan Mejia went 0-for-2 with 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 SB and a sac fly.