- Fangraph’s Josh Herzenberg went to the Trenton Thunder’s weekend series against Harrisburg and wrote up reports on Trevor Stephan, Garrett Whitlock and Chris Gittens. His stats on Gittens’ exit velocity are intriguing.
- The Charleston RiverDogs have six selections in the South Atlantic League’s All-Star Game: RHPs Luis Gil and Alexander Vizcaino, C Josh Breaux, 1B Mickey Gasper and OFs Canaan Smith and Josh Stowers.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (5-4 loss at Buffalo)
- Didi Watch: Sir Didi Gregorius went 0-for-5 and is now 1-for-21 with the Railriders … He put the ball in play all five times … Plan is for him to play shortstop tomorrow and then return to Yankees on Friday.
- Starting Pitcher: LHP Daniel Camerena: 6 2/3 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER,2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 5/7 GB/FB — 67 of his 101 pitches (67%) were strikes … Gave up a grand slam to former Yankee farmhand Billy McKinney.
- In Relief: RHP David Sosebee: 1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
- Hitting Star: CF Trey Amburgey: 2-for-5, 2 HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, 2 K — Two solo home runs off knuckleballer Ryan Feierabend.
- On Deck: DH Logan Morrison: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R — Sixth homer in Scranton for Morrison.
- Other Notables: 3B Brad Miller, Mike Ford and Tyler Wade each had one hit … C Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-4 with a double and run.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (3-0 loss at Hartford) … They were getting no-hit until the ninth inning…
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Rony Garcia: 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 3 HR, 4/5 GB/FB — 62 of his 97 pitches (64%) were strikes … Gave up three solo homers.
- In Relief: RHP Trevor Lane: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K — The 25-year-old has a 1.65 ERA in Trenton.
- Hitting Star: CF Matt Lipka: 1-for-3, 1 SB — Broke up the no-hitter with a bunt single with one out in the ninth.
- On Deck: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 0-for-4, 4 K — Thunder combined for 16 K, 0 BB, one hit and one player reaching on an error.
- Other Notables: Benches cleared after the game after Lipka’s bunt single. Unwritten rules or something.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (6-4 win over Port St. Lucie)
- Starting Pitcher: LHP JP Sears: 5 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 5/7 GB/FB — 49 of his 85 pitches (58%) were strikes … the unearned runs were due to his own error.
- In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 1 2/3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-4, 1 2B, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 GIDP — Raking from the start this season.
- On Deck: 1B Dermis Garcia: 3-for-5, 2 RBI, 2 K, 1 SB — Fourth stolen base for the big man.
- Other Notables: RF Isiah Gilliam went 3-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base … 2B Oswaldo Cabrera went 2-for-4 with two runs, an RBI, a walk and a strikeout
Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (8-1 loss to Greensboro)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Daniel Bies: 5 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 6/4 GB/FB — 49 of his 77 pitches (64%) were strikes … The 6-foot-8 hurler has a 4.03 ERA this season.
- In Relief: RHP Carlos Espinal: 2 2/3 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 2 WP
- Hitting Star: 1B Mickey Gasper: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 BB — Scored on a wild pitch.
- On Deck: CF Brandon Lockridge: 1-for-4, 1 GIDP — Threw a runner out at third.
- Other Notables: Team finished 0-for-6 with RISP and hit into two double plays
The Short-Season Staten Island Yankees open their season in Brooklyn on Friday, June 14.
The Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees begin play on Tuesday, June 18.
The Gulf Coast League Yankees East team opens up on Monday, June 24 while the GCL Yankees West play on Tuesday, June 25.