News & Notes

  • 2018 1st-round pick Anthony Seigler is out for the season after fracturing his kneecap on a foul tip. His professional career, all 1.2 years of it, has been injury filled. Hoping for a speedy recovery.
  • With Mike Ford getting called up for Edwin Encarnacion, Scranton got a big bat back to replace Ford in Ryan McBroom coming off the IL.
  • LHP Alfredo Garcia, the Yankees’ lone trade deadline acquisition, has been assigned to Short-Season Staten Island.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (11-8 loss to Rochester)

  • Starter: RHP Brody Koerner: 6 IP, 9 H, 7 R (5 ER), 1 BB, 1 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP, 8/7 GB/FB — 63 of 91 pitches (69%) were strikes … He hadn’t allowed more than 3 ER in a start in more than a month.
  • In Relief: RHP Will Carter: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: LHP Rex Brothers: 1.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 2-for-4, 3-run homer, 2 R
  • On Deck: DH Ryan McBroom: 3-for-3, 2 R, 1 BB
  • On Deck: 1B Gosuke Katoh: 1-for-4, 3-run homer
  • Notables: LF Clint Frazier went 1-for-5 with 1 K … SS Tyler Wade went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and 1 BB … 2B Thairo Estrada went 1-for-4 with 1 R, 1 BB and 1 K.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (3-1 loss at Hartford)

  • Starter: RHP Rony Garcia: 6 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, 6/5 GB/FB — 61 of 98 (62%) pitches were strikes … First time completing six innings since his eight shutout innings at Reading on July 12.
  • In Relief: RHP Andrew Bellatti: 2 IP, solo homer, 0 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: DH Rashad Crawford: 2-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI — Now has a six-game hitting streak w/ 5 hits in his last two games.
  • On Deck: LF Isiah Gilliam: 2-for-4, 2B, 1 CS
  • Notables: SS Kyle Holder went 1-for-4 … 1B Chris Gittens and 2B Hoy Jun Park each went 0-for-3 with a BB … 3B Max Burt doubled and struck out in 3 AB.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (12-5 win at Clearwater)

  • Starter: RHP Luis Gil: 3 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 2 BB. 2 K, 1 WP, 1 HBP, 2/4 GB/FB — 44 of 76 (58%) pitches were strikes … Five-run third inning did him in … Still just two starts into Tampa career.
  • In Relief: RHP Kyle Zurak: 4 IP, 1 H, zeros, 4 K
  • In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP
  • Hitting Star: 1B Steven Sensley: 2-for-5, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R — Up to 11 HR this season.
  • On Deck: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-4, 2 3B, 4 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K — 1st game with multiple extra-base hits this season.
  • On Deck: LF Leonardo Molina: 2-for-4, HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 K
  • Notables: DH Pablo Olivares went 1-for-2 with 3 R, 1 BB, 2 HBP and 1 K … 3B Oswaldo Cabrera went 1-for-5 with 2 RBI and 1 K … SS Diego Castillo went 2-for-5 with a 2B, RBI and R.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (6-3 win over Delmarva)

  • Starter: LHP Josh Maciejewski: 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 0 K, 7/4 GB/FB — 50 of 78 (64%) pitches were strikes … Back-to-back six inning starts for the 2018 10th round pick … the 0 K is concerning.
  • In Relief: RHP Ron Marinaccio: 2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 5 K
  • In Relief: RHP Carlos Espinal: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: C Mickey Gasper: 3-for-4, HR, 5 RBI, 1 R
  • On Deck: DH Canaan Smith: 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 SB — Breaks streak of five straight games with multiple hits. He’s a force!
  • On Deck: SS Oswald Peraza: 0-for-2, 2 R, 2 BB, 1 SB
  • Notables: 1B Eric Wagaman went 2-for-4 with a 2B and RBI … RF Josh Stowers went 0-for-2 with 2 R, 2 BB, 2 SB and 1 K … Stowers now has 28 stolen bases this season … 3B Welfrin Mateo doubled.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (5-4 walk-off win over Mahoning Valley F/10)

  • Starter: LHP Abismael Villaman: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R (1 ER), 3 BB, 3 K, 7/2 GB/FB — 38 of 69 (55%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Marcus Evey: 2.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 3 K
  • In Relief: RHP Justin Wilson: 1.2 IP, zeros, 3 K — 23 K in 14.1 IP
  • In Relief: RHP Aaron McGarity: 2 IP, zeros
  • Hitting Star: DH Josh Smith: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 SB — Walk-off single … 9-for-25 with 8 BB and 1 K in pro ball.
  • On Deck: RF Matt Pita: 1-for-4, 2-run homer
  • On Deck: SS David Metzgar: 1-for-3, 1 RBI, BB, 2 K
  • Notables: 1B Nelson B. Alvarez went 1-for-4 with 1 R and 1 2B.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees Game 1: (5-2 win at Greeneville F/8)

  • Starter: RHP Reid Anderson: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 10 K, 5/0 GB/FB — 56 of 78 (72%) pitches were strikes … The 40th-round pick from 2018 has 19 K and 1 BB in his last two starts. Woah.
  • In Relief: RHP Mitch Spence: 2 IP, zeros, 4 K
  • Hitting Star: 3B Roberto Chirinos: 2-for-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R — Five hits in last two games for the 18-year-old.
  • On Deck: LF Antonio Cabello: 2-for-4, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 R, 2 K — Had go-ahead double in the eighth.
  • 1st-rounder: SS Anthony Volpe went 1-for-3 with a 2B, R and a sacrifice … He’s reached base safely in 11 of his last 12 games.
  • Notables: C Gustavo Campero went 2-for-4 with a 3B and RBI … 2B Borinquen Mendez went 1-for-2 with 3B and 2 R … RF Jake Pries went 1-for-2 with a HBP and SB … DH Chad Bell went 1-for-4 with 2 K

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees Game 2: (5-2 win at Greeneville F/8) … Blew save in seventh just to win it in extras … Makeup of yesterday’s rainout.

  • Starter: LHP Ken Waldichuk: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 9 K, 2 WP, 1/2 GB/FB — 45 of 61 (63%) pitches were strikes … The 5th-round pick has allowed 1 ER in last 16 IP with 28 K, 2 BB and 4 H.
  • In Relief: RHP Jackson Bertsch: 2 IP, zeros
  • In Relief: RHP Tyler Johnson: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: SS Roberto Chirinos: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 SB — Stole home as part of double-steal … Now has seven hits in last three games.
  • On Deck: CF Ryder Green and C Gustavo Campero: 2-for-4, 1 R
  • Notables: 3B Chad Bell went 1-for-4 with a R and stolen base … Now has hits in 10 of last 11 … C Saul Torres went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI and 3 K … LF Antonio Cabello went 1-for-3 with SB and 1 K.

GCL Yankees East Game 1: (15-7 loss to GCL Phillies West) … Completion of suspended game from July 26.

  • Starter: LHP Deivi Diaz: 3 IP, 5 H, 5 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP, 8/0 GB/FB — Not what you want.
  • In Relief: RHP Juan Carela: 1 IP, 2 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 0 K, 3 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Jose Peguero: 2.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 5 K
  • In Relief: RHP Montana Semmel: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K — The 17-year-old 36th-round pick has 4 scoreless frames in pro ball.
  • Hitting Star: CF Kevin Alcantara: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 CS, 1 error — 7-for-17 in last five games since returning from injury.
  • On Deck: LF D’Vaughn Knowles: 2-for-5, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 error
  • On Deck: SS Alexander Vargas: 1-for-4, 3B, 2 R, 1 BB
  • Notables: C Hemmanuel Rosario went 1-for-4 with a 2B and 2 R

GCL Yankees East Game 2: (4-0 win over GCL Phillies West F/7)

  • Starter: RHP Edward Paredes: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 5/2 GB/FB — 1 ER allowed in last 19 innings
  • In Relief: RHP Adonny Rojas: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 WP
  • Hitting Star: 2B Angel Rojas: 1-for-4, 1 2B, 1 K
  • On Deck: CF Leonel Hernandez: 0-for-2, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 SB
  • Notables: SS Alexander Vargas went 1-for-4 with an RBI, K and SB

GCL Yankees West had the day off.