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DoTF: Doubleheaders galore, including Britton rehab appearance

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

The IronPigs dropped the Railriders by the score of 9-6 (box score).

  • Starting pitcher: RHP Brody Koerner: 5.0 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 5 K – 53 of 89 pitches were strikes (60%)
  • In relief: RHP Adam Warren: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, HR – 18 of 29 pitches were strikes (62%)
  • In relief: RHP Sal Romano: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K – 17 of 27 pitches were strikes (63%)
  • Florial Update: CF Estevan Florial: 1-4, 2 R, BB, 2 K
  • Park Power: SS Hoy Jun Park: 1-4, R, HR, 3 RBI, K – 1.126 OPS in 60 plate appearances since promotion from Somerset
  • Way too early .400 watch: DH Trey Amburgey: 2-4, R, 2 RBI, K – Hitting .419/.468/.860 in 48 plate appearances around an injury.
  • Leftovers: RF Greg Allen, LF Socrates Brito, 2B Andrew Velazquez, and C Max McDowell had hits.

Double-A Somerset Patriots

Somerset swept a double-header against Reading, 7-2 (box score) and 6-1 (box score).

Game 1:

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Shawn Semple: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR – 45 of 74 pitches were strikes (61%)
  • Rehab watch: LHP Zack Britton: 1.0 IP, zeroes, 2 K – 13 of 18 pitches were strikes (72%)…Good step forward toward a return to the Bronx. He will pitch for Scranton on Tuesday.
  • In relief: RHP Stephen Ridings: 1.0 IP, zeroes – 7 of 12 pitches were strikes
  • Hitting star: 1B Dermis García: 1-3, R, HR, 2 RBI, BB, K – 10th homer of the season in 99 at-bats, including the nightcap of this doubleheader. The power is there as always.
  • More homers: 3B Oliver Dunn and DH Aaron Palensky went yard, both in the second inning. 2B Diego Castillo had a three-hit day, including a double. Everyone other than CF Michael Beltre had a hit.

Game 2:

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Matt Krook: 5.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 8 K – 45 of 75 pitches were strikes (60%)…1.48 ERA in 24.1 innings this season. Has struck out 35, walked 9, and given up just 11 hits. Wonder if the Yankees have something in this 26 year-old minor league Rule 5 pick, though it’s still very early.
  • In relief: RHP Michael Gomez: 2.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 22 of 38 pitches were strikes (58%)
  • Hitting star: SS Oliver Dunn: 1-3, R, 2B, 3 RBI – Double in the second broke this one wide open, 4-0.
  • Co-starring: CF Michael Beltre: 2-3, 3B, 2 RBI, K – Picked up an RBI on both the single and triple
  • Leftovers: C Jason Lopez had the team’s only other base hit…the rest of the lineup did draw four walks as a whole, though.

High-A Hudson Valley Renegades

The ‘Gades split a double-header with the Blue Rocks today. Hudson Valley shut out Wilmington in the first game, 4-0 (box score), but dropped the second game 7-5 (box score).

Game 1:

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Ken Waldichuk: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K – 52 of 74 pitches were strikes (70%)…That’s 24.2 shutout innings on the season for 2019’s 5th-round pick. Has allowed just 11 hits and a 45-10 walk-to-strikeout ratio. Time for a move up?
  • In relief: RHP Zach Greene: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K – 16 of 26 pitches were strikes (62%)
  • Hitting star: SS Oswald Peraza: 2-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, SB – Keeps on hitting. Now has 16 stolen bags.
  • First round watch: C Anthony Seigler: 0-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Leftovers: DH Josh Breaux and 3B James Nelson had sac flies…Breaux also doubled. 1B Eric Wagaman had two hits, including a double. LF-3B Eduardo Torrealba and RF Fredereick Cuevas pitched in a single and a run scored a piece. 2B Ezequiel Duran singled and walked.

Game 2:

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Josh Maciejowski: 3.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR – 37 of 55 pitches were strikes (67%)
  • In relief: RHP Mitch Spence: 3.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR – 29 of 43 pitches were strikes (67%)
  • Hitting star: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 3-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI – two homers and six hits in his last three games…now hitting .314/.364/.569 in 102 at-bats.
  • Prospect watch: SS Oswald Peraza: 1-2, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 BB – Solid day at the plate…did make a fielding error though.
  • Leftovers: 1B Eric Wagaman tallied two hits, just like the first game. RF Frederick Cuevas was the only other Renegade to get a hit.

Single-A Tampa Tarpons

Tampa swept today’s double-dip from Lakeland by a combined score of 19-7 (game one box score, game two box score). The Tarpons are now 21-8.

Game 1:

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Randy Vasquez: 4.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 K – 49 of 69 pitches were strikes (71%)
  • In relief: RHP Jhonatan Munoz: 0.1 IP, zeroes – 2 of 5 pitches were strikes (40%)
  • In relief: RHP Zach Kohn: 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – 13 of 24 pitches were strikes (54%)
  • In relief: RHP Carson Coleman: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 K, 1 HR – 11 of 16 pitches were strikes (69%)
  • Hitting star: C Austin Wells: 3-3, 2 R, 3B, 3 RBI, 1 BB – No video of his triple, but the Statcast play diagram shows he hit it over the head of the center fielder, who was shifted toward left. He also hit it 104.5 MPH.
  • First round watch: SS Anthony Volpe: 2-2, 2 R, 1 2B, 2 BB, 1 SB – 14 steals and a .930 OPS thus far for the 20-year old.
  • Going deep: 2B Josh Smith and LF Juan De Leon both homered, with the latter’s being a grand slam. De Leon obliterated his: 110.7 MPH. Smith also picked up a single in this one.
  • Leftovers: RF Jacob Sanford had two hits and a steal…DH Trevor Hauver, 3B Andres Chaparro, and CF Pat DeMarco had singles.

Game 2:

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Matt Sauer: 3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 K – 48 of 79 pitches were strikes (61%)
  • In relief: LHP Michael Giacone: 3.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K – 31 of 45 pitches were strikes
  • Hitting star: DH Josh Smith: 2-4, 2 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI – That’s three homers for him on the day. Hitting .333/.467/.833 with 6 homers in 36 at-bats so far.
  • Another homer: LF Juan De Leon: 1-3, R , HR, 2 RBI – A measly 112.7 MPH and 446 feet
  • Leftovers: CF Elijah Dunham had two hits, including a double. 2B Trevor Hauver and C Carlos Narvaez each had doubles.
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1 Comment

  1. Mooooooose

    are any of the MILB pitchers legitimate trade chips (outside of Gil)

    I’d love an article on stock up/ stock down or biggest trade assets. Thanks for giving us positive content in the midst of *gestures towards Yankees*

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