News & Notes

  • RHP Raynel Espinal will have Tommy John surgery, Conor Foley reports. He had a 4.32 ERA in 75 innings for Scranton-WB this season. The team’s starting pitching depth has lessened since they went to a six-man rotation for Deivi Garcia.
  • Trenton C Jorge Saez went on the IL with an oblique injury while C Jerry Seitz was called up from Staten Island to replace him.
  • LHP Tim Hardy and C Ryan Lidge went sent from SI to Charleston.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (7-4 loss to Louisville)

  • Starter: LHP Daniel Camarena: 5.1 IP, 8 H, 7 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 5 HR, 3/4 GB/FB — 56 of 85 pitches (66%) were strikes … 5 HR? Yikes.
  • In Relief: LHP Dan Jennings: 0.2 IP, zeros, 2 K
  • In Relief: RHP Will Carter: 3 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HBP
  • Hitting Star: LF Clint Frazier: 2-for-3, solo HR, BB — Was hitting .215/.267/.354 in Triple-A on July 14, now hitting .240/.306/.430.
  • On Deck: DH Breyvic Valera and 3B Wendell Rijo: 1-for-3, solo HR — 10th homer for Valera, who also walked in this one.
  • Notables: SS Tyler Wade went 2-for-4 while 2B Thairo Estrada went 0-for-5 with 2 K … Wade is hitting .309 this year … CF Billy Burns went 2-for-4 with a run … Mike Ford had a PH-RBI double.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (7-2 win over Hartford)

  • Starter: RHP Nick Nelson: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 2 WP, 0/5 GB/FB — 59 of 87 pitches (68%) were strikes … 28 K, 3 ER and 8 H over his last 19 innings.
  • In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 HR
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 2 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-3, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K — 11-game hitting streak … Has raised his avg. from .259 to .273 in that span.
  • On Deck: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 2-for-4, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, 1 R
  • On Deck: C Kellin Deglan: 1-for-4, 3-run homer
  • Notables: CF Matt Lipka went 2-for-4 with 1 K … 1B Chris Gittesn went 0-for-3 with 1 BB and K … RF Isiah Gilliam went 1-for-3 with a R, BB and K.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (13-2 loss to Bradenton)

  • Starter: RHP Shawn Semple: 4.1 IP, 9 H, 6 R (5 ER), 1 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 4/4 GB/FB — 53 of 82 pitches (65%) were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Bies: 2.2 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 1 WP — Not a great High-A debut.
  • Hitting Star: RF Leonardo Molina: 3-for-4, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 R
  • On Deck: C Jerry Sands: 2-for-3, 1 BB
  • Florial Watch: DH Estevan Florial: 0-for-2 with 1 K off the bench
  • Notables: SS Diego Castillo went 2-for-4 with a BB … CF Pablo Olivares went 1-for-2 before he was removed for Florial.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (10-3 loss to Lexington)

  • Starter: RHP Harold Cortijo: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 6 R (4 ER), 2 BB, 6 K, 1 HR, 1 WP, 4/4 GB/FB — 56 of 84 pitches (67%) were strikes … Most runs allowed since his third pro start.
  • In Relief: LHP Tim Hardy: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 4 K, 1 WP
  • Hitting Star: 2B Oliver Dunn: 2-for-4, HR, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 K — Also made two errors … .587 OPS in Charleston after hitting well in Pulaski.
  • On Deck: CF Josh Stowers: 1-for-3, RBI, BB, GIDP, PO
  • Notables: SS Oswald Peraza went 0-for-4 with 1 K while 3B Welfrin Mateo went 1-for-4 with 1 2B and R … LF Canaan Smith went 0-for-2 with 2 BB and 1 K.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (5-1 loss to Aberdeen)

  • Starter: LHP T.J. Sikkema: 1.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1/0 GB/FB — 30 of 47 pitches (64%) were strikes ... First run allowed by this year’s No. 38 pick, who now has a 0.84 ERA in 10.2 professional innings.
  • In Relief: RHP Austin Gardner: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP, 1 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Keegan Curtis: 2.2 IP, zeros, 5 K
  • Hitting Star: DH Andres Chaparro: 2-for-4, GIDP
  • On Deck: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 0-for-2, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 error
  • Notables: 1B Spencer Henson went 1-for-4 with an RBI and 2 K … 3B David Metzgar went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R and K.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (1-0 win over Burlington) … Had combined no-hitter broken up to lead off ninth inning.

  • Starter: LHP Ken Waldichuk: 3 IP, zeros, 3 K, 4/3 GB/FB — 26 of 38 pitches (68%) were strikes … Last 3 games: 9 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 14 K for this year’s 5th-round pick.
  • In Relief: RHP Reid Anderson: 5 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Tyler Johnson: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: RF Jake Pries: 2-for-2, solo homer, 1 BB — .981 OPS in 13 games for this year’s 24th-round pick.
  • On Deck: 2B Roberto Chirinos: 0-for-3
  • First-round: SS Anthony Volpe: 1-for-4, 2 K — .588 OPS in 67 AB
  • Notables: CF Ryder Green and 3B Chad Bell each went 0-for-3 with 1 K … 1B Jake Farrell went 1-for-3.

GCL Yankees East and West had the day off.