MATT LIPKA HAS HIT FOR THE CYCLE!— Trenton Thunder (@TrentonThunder) July 12, 2019
This 2-run homer in the 9th completes it.
But, we fall to the Fightins tonight, 5-3. pic.twitter.com/IQOf9xCUPX
News & Notes
- Michael King made his first appearance of the year, pitching 1 IP of a rehab assignment in the GCL.
- Deivi Garcia officially on Scranton’s roster while Kaleb Ort was sent to Staten Island temporarily and Adonis Rosa was sent to Trenton
- With Rosa going to Trenton, Braden Bristo went to Tampa. C Jorge Saez was activated from the IL in Trenton with Ryan Lidge going to SI.
- Clarke Schmidt was activated from the IL for Tampa with JP Sears going on the inactive list. MiLB signing Dan Jennings was assigned to Tampa while 3B Deivi Munoz was sent to Pulaski
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (4-2 loss at Syracuse)
- Starting Pitcher: LHP Daniel Camarena: 7 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 7/4 GB/FB — 61 of 86 pitches (71%) were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Domingo Acevedo: 1 IP, zeros, 2 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Ryan Lavarnway: 1-for-3, HR, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K
- On Deck: SS Tyler Wade: 1-for-4, HR
- Notables: LF Clint Frazier went 1-for-4 with a 2B and a BB … 2B Thairo Estada and C Erik Kratz went 0-for-4 … The RailRiders played shorthanded after the ASG, so Camarena was in the lineup … Tim Tebow went 1-for-3 with a 2B.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (5-3 loss at Reading)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Brady Lail: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K — He may have started a bullpen game with rain on way, post-ASG?
- In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 3 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 2 HR
- In Relief: Brooks Kriske: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: RF Matt Lipka: 4-for-4, 2B, 3B, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, 1 SB — He clinched the cycle with a homer in the ninth inning … Second cycle in the system this year after Ryder Green.
- On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 2-for-3, 1 BB
- Notables: 2B Hoy Jun Park went 1-for-5 with 1 K … SS Kyle Holder and RF Isiah Gilliam each went 1-for-4 with a 1 K.
High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 1: (8-2 win over Dunedin F/7) … Completion of game started yesterday.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Janson Junk: 2 IP, 1 H, zeros, 3 K, 0/1 GB/FB — Start abbreviated with suspension of game Wednesday.
- In Relief: RHP Clarke Schmidt: 3.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 4-for-4, 1 RBI, 2 R — Had gone hitless in last two games.
- On Deck: DH Mickey Gasper and SS Diego Castillo: 2-for-4 — Gasper scored a run while Castillo scored two, had 1 RBI and 1 SB
- Notables: LF Pablo Olivares and C Jerry Sands each had a hit and 2 RBI … 2B Oswaldo Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a run and a walk … 1B Steven Sensley went 1-for-2 with 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K and 1 SB
High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 2: (2-1 walk-off win over Dunedin F/8)
- Starting Pitcher: LHP Dan Jennings: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 5/0 GB/FB — 28 of 43 (65%) pitches were strikes … The reliever is trying to work his way back to MLB.
- In Relief: LHP Anderson Severino: 2 IP, zeros, 2 K
- In Relief: RHP Braden Bristo: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: RF Steven Sensley: 1-for-1, HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 2 BB
- On Deck: SS Diego Castillo: 1-for-4, walk-off single
- Notables: LF Leonardo Molina went 1-for-3 and scored the winning run … 3B Oswaldo Cabrera and CF Estevan Florial each went 0-for-2 with 2 K … 2B Wilkerman Garcia went 1-for-3.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (3-1 loss to Rome)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Luis Medina: 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 10 K, 1 WP 2/5 GB/FB — 62 of 95 (65%) pitches were strikes … Lowers his ERA to 7.57 … This is why he was on some NYY Top 10 prospect lists.
- In Relief: RHP Tanner Myatt: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 4 BB, 0 K, 3 WP.
- Hitting Star: CF Josh Stowers: 1-for-2, 1 BB, 1 HBP, 1 SB
- On Deck: 2B Oliver Dunn: 1-for-4, 1 2B, 1 R
- Notables: SS Oswald Peraza and C Anthony Siegler each went 0-for-4 … DH Brandon Lockridge went 1-for-4 … LF Canaan Smith went 1-for-3 with a BB … RF Frederick Cuevas went 1-for-3 with a 2B
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (6-5 loss at Hudson Valley)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Nick Ernst: 2.1 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 1/1 GB/FB — 32 of 45 (71%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Austin Gardner: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Aaron McGarity: 2 IP, 3 H, zeros, 1 K
- Hitting Star: DH Carlos Gallardo and LF Evan Alexander: 2-for-4, 1 RBI — Gallardo doubled twice with 1 R, Alexander once with 2 R
- On Deck: 3B Andres Chaparro: 2-for-4, 1 K
- Notables: RF Jake Sanford went 1-for-4 with 2 K … 1B Spencer Henson went 1-for-3 with 1 BB, 1 R and 1 GIDP … 2B Ezequiel Duran went 0-for-4 with a sac fly and 3 K.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (8-1 win over Bluefield)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Randy Vazquez: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 6/6 GB/FB — 53 of 82 (65%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Elvis Peguero: 2 IP, 1 H, zeros, 2 K
- In Relief: RHP Mitch Spence: 1 IP, zeros, 2 K
- Hitting Star: 3B Chad Bell: 2-for-4, 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 2 R, 2 K
- On Deck: RF Jake Pries: 1-for-3, HR, HBP — Bell and Pries hit their first two homers of the year in back-to-back days.
- First-round Alert: SS Anthony Volpe: 0-for-3, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 SB
- Notables: LF Antonio Cabello went 1-for-2 with a 3B, 2 R and 2 BB… DH Ryder Green went 2-for-4 with 1 R, 1 RBI and 1 K
GCL Yankees East: (11-5 win over GCL Tigers East) … This was the completion of a game started July 3 … Their second game, a matchup with GCL Tigers West, was suspended in the third inning and will be completed July 19.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Edward Paredes: 4 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 WP, 7/1 GB/FB
- In Relief: RHP Michael King: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K — Season debut!
- In Relief: RHP Wilser Barrios: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: LF Alan Mejia and CF Raimfer Salinas: Each 2-for-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R — Mejia tripled while Salinas doubled.
- On Deck: 3B Ronny Rojas and SS Jose Colmenares: Each 1-for-4, HR, 1 R, 2+ RBI
- Notables: 1B Jose Martinez also homered once in two ABs.