DoTF: Florial homers as Tampa snaps losing skid

News & Notes

  • INF Wendell Rijo and LHP Trevor Lane were sent back down to Double-A Trenton
  • Top-5 NYY prospect RHP Luis Gil was placed on the 7-day IL while RHP Diego Cordero was called up to Tampa from the GCL to pitch today
  • RHP Daniel Ramos was moved from Staten Island to Charleston as RHP Tanner Myatt was placed on the 7-day IL.
  • RHP Sean Boyle moved from Pulaski to the SI Yanks while RHP Kevin Milam was called from the GCL to Pulaski. Boyle has been a strikeout machine this year while Milam, a 2019 draft pick, has allowed just 1 ER in 13.2 IP.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have the day off. They are 65-54 and hold a 5.0 game lead in their division. Their magic number to clinch the division is 17.

Double-A Trenton Thunder are off and are 64-54 with a five-game winning streak. They already clinched a playoff berth.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (5-1 win over Palm Beach) … Snap a five game losing skid … they are 53-64 overall but are 25-26 in the second half and are 2.5 games back of the division.

  • Starter: RHP Glenn Otto: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 5 K, 1/1 GB/FB — 36 of 63 (66%) pitches were strikes … ERA at 2.32 … Most pitches since IL stint began in May.
  • In Relief: RHP Diego Cordero: 3 IP, zeros, 3 K — Called up from GCL for the day. The 19-year-old Venezuelan started year in DSL.
  • In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-3, 3-run homer, BB — He had just one hit in four games after his six-game hit streak.
  • On Deck: LF Pablo Olivares: 2-for-2, 2 BB, R, SB
  • Notables: SS Wilkerman Garcia went 1-for-4 with an RBI … C Jason Lopez went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R and K.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (3-2 walk-off win over Columbia F/10) Overcame 1-0 deficit in 9th, 2-1 deficit in 10th … 62-58 record … 3.0 games back of first in second half.

  • Starter: RHP Jhony Brito: 7 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HBP , 1 Balk, 9/4 GB/FB — 56 of 78 (72%) pitches were strikes … Longest outing of pro career
  • In Relief: RHP Carlos Espinal: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 4 K, 2 WP, 1 HBP — Has 63:13 K:BB ratio with just 3 HR in 51 IP.
  • Hitting Star: RF Josh Stowers: 2-for-3, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 1 CS/PO — Walk-off single in 10th
  • On Deck: LF Frederick Cuevas: 2-for-4, 2B, R, CS at home
  • On Deck: 3B Oliver Dunn: 2-for-3, 1 K, 1 SAC, 1 PO, 1 error
  • Notables: DH Josh Breaux went 0-for-4 with a BB and 2 K … SS Oswald Peraza went 1-for-4 with 1 K and SAC … CF Brandon Lockridge went 3-for-5 with 1 R and 2 K.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (4-1 loss at Brooklyn) At 29-27, they are 5.0 games back in their division standings.

  • Starter: LHP Alfredo Garcia: 5 IP,6 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 6/3 GB/FB — 54 of 91 (59%) pitches were strikes … Second start since joining NYY in July 31 trade.
  • In Relief: RHP Sean Boyle: 3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 1 WP — Staten Island debut after amassing plenty of Ks in Pulaski.
  • Hitting Star: SS Josh Smith: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 BB, 1 SB — Has 6-game hit streak and hits in 10 of 11 … Reached safely in 13 of 15 pro games.
  • On Deck: C Carlos Narvaez: 1-for-3, BB, error
  • Notables: CF Jake Sanford went 0-for-3 with a sac fly while RF Jose De Leon went 1-for-3 with 2 K … 2B Ezequiel Duran went 0-for-4 with 1 R and K.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (4-2 loss in Elizabethton) Went 0-for-11 with RISP… The P-Yanks are 35-17, 4.5 games up in their division with a magic number of 11 for a postseason spot.

  • Starter: RHP Jhonatan Munoz: 5.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 5/5 GB/FB — 53 of 86 (62%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Nelson L. Alvarez: 2.1 IP, 2 H, zeros, 4 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Ryder Green: 2-for-4, 2 2B, 1 K
  • On Deck: SS Roberto Chirinos: 1-for-4, R
  • On Deck: DH Antonio Cabello: 1-for-4, 3 K
  • Notables: 1B Jake Farrell went 1-for-3 with 1 R and 1 K … 3B Chad Bell went 0-for-4 with 2 K … RF Madison Santos threw out a man at second base.

GCL Yankees East: (7-1 win over GCL Phillies West)

  • Starter: RHP Mick Vorhof: 1 IP, zeros, 2 K — Pro debut for the 2018 9th-round pick.
  • In Relief: RHP Renso Mejia: 2 IP, zeros, 3 K
  • In Relief: LHP Deivi Diaz: 5 IP, 4 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 9 K, 1 HBP — Hasn’t allowed an earned run in last 16 IP (three starts).
  • In Relief: RHP Zach Greene: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Kevin Alcantara: 3-for-4, 3 R
  • On Deck: SS Alexander Vargas: 2-for-5, 3B, RBI, K
  • On Deck: 1B Asdrubal Alvarez: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 GIDP
  • Notables: C Antonio Gomez went 2-for-4 with an RBI and R … DH Starling Paulino went 0-for-2 with a sac fly, R, BB and K.

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1 Comment

  1. chip56

    How was Florial both 0-3 and 2-3?

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