News & Notes
- With his recent hot streak, RHP Luis Medina has been promoted to High-A Tampa. The 20-year-old was already young for Single-A.
- Joe Mantiply and Brady Hail were outrighted to Triple-A while Ben Heller restarted his rehab assignment in Scranton. RHP Will Carter was sent back to Trenton and LHP Josh Maciejewski back to Charleston.
- Breyvic Valera is on the temporarily inactive list at Scranton as he left the team for the birth of his child. Congrats!
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (8-7 walk-off loss at Gwinnett F/11) … They’ve now lost six straight. This was a wild one as they had a no-hitter through six, scored in both the 10th and 11th, yet lost … Their lead in the division is down to one games.
- Opener: RHP Ben Heller: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K — Resumes rehab after last pitching on July 14.
- Follower: RHP Deivi Garcia: 5 IP, 0 H, 1 R (0 ER), 5 BB, 7 K, 8/2 GB/FB — 43 of 85 (51%) pitches were strikes … Despite the lack of command, this was his best Scranton start… K’ing over 34% of hitters.
- Relief: RHP David Hernandez: 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1 HBP
- In Relief: RHP J.P. Feyereisen: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R (0 ER), 3 BB, 3 K
- In Relief: RHP Brady Lail: 0.1 IP, 3 H, 3 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 0 K, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: C Erik Kratz: 2-for-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K
- On Deck: 1B Ryan McBroom: 1-for-5, 2-run homer
- On Deck: DH Clint Frazier: 2-for-5, 2B, RBI, R, 2 K
- Notables: 3B Mandy Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a BB, K and CS before getting ejected in the 11th … RF Trey Amburgey went 1-for-5 with a K while 2B Gosuke Katoh went 1-for-4 with a 2B, BB and 2 K.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (7-1 loss at Reading) … 67-56, already clinched a playoff berth.
- Starter: RHP Albert Abreu: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1/4 GB/FB — 32 of 52 (62%) pitches were strikes … Se cond outing back after going two innings on Tuesday.
- In Relief: RHP Will Carter: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP
- In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 3 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
- In Relief: RHP Braden Bristo: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R
- Hitting Star: C Brian Navaretto: 1-for-3, solo homer
- On Deck: RF Ben Ruta: 2-for-4, K
- On Deck: 2B Wendell Rijo: 0-for-3, BB, K — And that’s it for baserunners
- Notables: 1B Chris Gittens and LF Isiah Gilliam each 0-for-4 with Gittens striking out 4x and Gilliam 2x.
High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 1: (6-1 win *at* Dunedin) … Finishes suspended game from yesterday … Series is being played in Tampa, but Dunedin is home team.
- Starter: RHP Frank German: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K, 3/1 GB/FB — 35 of 58 (60%) pitches were strikes … Great return from IL, was cut off in his outing by rain.
- In Relief: RHP Glenn Otto: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 4 BB, 7 K
- In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 1.1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-5, 2B, HR, RBI, 2 R, K — 2nd homer in last three starts, has eight overall.
- On Deck: SS Diego Castillo: 2-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, K
- On Deck: 1B Steven Sensley: 1-for-3, solo homer, BB, K
- Notables: 3B Oswaldo Cabrera and 2B Wilkerman Garcia each went 1-for-4 with a 2B … Cabrera had an RBI, R and BB … C Donny Sands had a 2B and RBI in 4 AB while DH Mickey Gasper went 1-for-3 with a BB.
High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 2: (5-3 walk-off loss *at* Dunedin F/7) … Tampa sits 2 GB of Dunedin in the second half, could have tied division with win here. Get another chance with Sunday twin bill.
- Starter: RHP Alexander Vizcaino: 5 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1 Balk, 8/3 GB/FB — 54 of 80 (68%) pitches were strikes … 3.13 ERA in Tampa with 21 K, 7 BB and 2 HR in 23 IP
- In Relief: LHP Anderson Severino: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
- Hitting Star: 3B Oswaldo Cabrera: 2-for-4, 3-run homer, GIDP — Switch-hitting 20-year-old has eight hits and 2 BB in last four games.
- On Deck: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-4, 1 R, 2 K — 3 2-hit games in last four.
- On Deck: 2B Wilkerman Garcia: 1-for-2, BB — 5-game hit streak
- Notables: LF Pablo Olivares went 1-for-3 with a R and HBP … SS Diego Castillo, C Jason Lopez and RF Leonardo Molina each went 0-for-2 with a BB.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (6-5 walk-off loss at Asheville) … 64-61 record … 5.0 games back of first-place Asheville in second half.
- Starter: RHP Harold Cortijo: 5.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 2 HR, 8/3 GB/FB — 55 of 84 (66%) pitches were strikes … Despite 3.18 ERA overall, he has 4.97 ERA in last 29 IP with 24 K and 18 BB in span.
- In Relief: RHP Dalton Lehnen: 2.2IP, 5 H, 2R, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 WP
- Hitting Star: SS Oswald Peraza: 3-for-4, solo homer, 2 R, BB, SB, CS — Has an 8-game hitting streak going.
- On Deck: RF Frederick Cuevas: 3-for-4, 2B, K
- On Deck: LF Canaan Smith: 2-for-4, R, BB
- Notables: DH Josh Breaux went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R, 2 RBI and K … CF Josh Stowers went 1-for-4 with a R, RBI, K and CS … 1B Eric Wagaman went 1-for-4 with a K.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (4-3 win at Hudson Valley F/8) … Called early after long rain delay … SI Yanks are 32-28 and 4 GB of first.
- Starter: RHP Anderson Munoz: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 6/0 GB/FB — 49 of 75 (65%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Sean Boyle: 2.1 IP, solo homer, 0 BB, 3 K
- In Relief: RHP Barrett Loseke: 0.2 IP, 0 H, 1 R (0 ER), BB, WP
- Hitting Star: RF Jake Sanford: 3-for-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI — Has 7 H, 2 2B, 2 HR and 8 RBI in last four games.
- On Deck: DH Ezequiel Duran: 1-for-3, 2 R, BB, K, SB
- Notables: CF Isaiah Pasteur went 0-for-3 with a R, BB, 2 K and 2 SB while SS Josh Smith went 0-for-3 with a R and BB.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (9-8 loss to Kingsport) … The P-Yanks are 37-19, 3.5 games up in their division with a magic number of 6 for a postseason spot.
- Starter: LHP Ryan Anderson: 2.2 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 5 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1/2 GB/FB — 36 of 67 (54%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Tyler Johnson: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 4 K
- In Relief: RHP Kevin Milam: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Mitch Spence: 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
- Hitting Star: RF Ryder Green: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R, HBP, K, SB
- On Deck: 1B Jake Farrell: 1-for-4, 3-run homer
- On Deck: 3B Chad Bell: 1-for-2, RBI, 3 BB
- 1st Round: SS Anthony Volpe hasn’t played since Sunday … Unsure what’s going on there.
- Notables: SS Roberto Chirinos went 1-for-4 with 2 R, 1 HBP and K … LF Antonio Cabello went 2-for-5 with a 2B, 2 R and K … DH Madison Santos went 2-for-3 with a R, RBI and BB.
Both GCL Yankees East and West were each rained out again. They’ll both have doubleheaders on Aug. 22, 23, 24 and 26.