News and Notes

  • Chance Adams was the scheduled starter for Scranton, but the Yankees held him back in case they need an arm. Nestor Cortes Jr. reported to Scranton, but either can go up with Cameron Maybin going on the IL.
  • Flurry of moves: With Adams not starting, RHP Adonis Rosa was called up from Trenton with RHP Kaleb Ort going down to Double-A.
  • RHP Rony Garcia was called back up to Trenton to make Saturday’s start while RHP Trevor Stephan went down to Single-A. Unsure if this one could be more permanent or if this is just a chain of events with Adams held back.
  • A few pro debuts: 2019 3rd-round pick Jake Sanford (Staten Island), 2019 11th-rounder Oliver Dunn (Pulaski) and 2018 15th-rounder Nick Ernst (Staten Island). Scroll down for results…
  • Lastly, Triple-A Durham has used a four-man outfield against Logan Morrison the last couple days, so the Rays are teaching their MiLBers young.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (4-3 win over Durham) … Faced Rays prospect Brendan McKay, who gave up one unearned run in 5 IP.

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Stephen Tarpley: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K, 2/0 GB/FB — 26 of 41 pitches (63%) were strikes … Fantastic appearance in a spot start for a bullpen game.
  • In Relief: RHP Adonis Rosa: 4 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR — Allowed homer to Nick Solak … As seen above, just came from Double-A for the day … Picked off a runner.
  • In Relief: LHP Danny Coulombe: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Hitting Star: DH Ryan McBroom: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R — Game-winning homer in the eighth … His 16th on the year, tied with Mike Ford for the team lead.
  • On Deck: 1B Logan Morrison: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 K — Eight hits and three homers in last three games … Here’s tonight’s dinger.
  • Notables: LF Clint Frazier went 0-for-4 with 2 Ks … CF Mike Tauchman tripled and scored a run… SS Thairo Estrada went 1-for-3 with a walk #SummerOfThairo … 3B Breyvic Valera went 1-for-4 … RF Trey Amburgey was 1-for-2 with a run and a walk C Kyle Higashioka walked in four PAs.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (8-3 loss to New Hampshire)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Rony Garcia: 3 IP, 6 H, 7 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 2 HBP, 3/3 GB/FB — 44 of 75 pitches (59%) were strikes … Hadn’t pitched in 12 days, had been 18 days since his last game for Trenton.
  • In Relief: RHPs Andrew Bellatti and Will Carter: 2 IP each — Carter allowed an unearned run and struck out two, Bellatti stuck out one … LHP Trevor Lane struck out two in one inning.
  • Hitting Stars: RF Rashad Crawford: 2-for-3, 1 R, 1 BB — Five-game hitting streak for Crawford.
  • On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-5, 1 2B, 2 RBI
  • Notables: CF Ben Ruta went 2-for-5 with an RBI, a SB and a K … C Kellin Deglan went 0-for-4 with a K … LF Zack Zehner walked twice and scored a run … 2B Hoy Jun Park singled and scored a run in 5 ABs … DH Chris Gittens went 0-for-3 with 1 HBP and 2 Ks

High-A Tampa Tarpons (2-1 win at Bradenton) … Tarpons were behind the entire game until the top of the ninth.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Janson Junk: 6 1/3 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 7/5 GB/FB — 54 of 81 pitches (67%) were strikes … Was coming off three poor outings in a row.
  • In Relief: RHP Matt Wivinis: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K — Struck out all three with a runner in scoring position to get the save.
  • Hitting Star: SS Diego Castillo: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 Error — Game-winning two-run single in the ninth with one out.
  • On Deck: C Jason Lopez: 2-for-4, 1 2B, 1 R — Pinch runner scored for him in ninth.
  • Florial Update: CF Estevan Florial: 0-for-3, 1 BB, 3 K — 0-for-11 in last three games .. Is down to .216 avg. with a .643 OPS … Has struck out 17 times in 51 PAs this year.
  • Notables: 1B Dermis Garcia went 0-for-3 with a BB and a run… DH Omar Carrizales went 1-for-4 after his call-up … 2B David Metzgar went 2-for-3 … LF Pablo Olivares drew two walks … RF Isiah Gilliam went 0-for-4 with 2 K.

Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (8-1 loss at Hickory) … 1-2 record to start the Second Half standings.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Nolan Martinez: 3 2/3 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 6 ER,4 BB, 3 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 2/4 GB/FB — 54 of 87 pitches (62%) were strikes … Hadn’t allowed more than two runs in a start this season.
  • In Relief: RHP Jhony Brito: 3 1/3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • Hitting Stars: LF Canaan Smith: 2-for-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB — Had both of Charleston’s hits … Has reached base in 33 of last 36 games.
  • On Deck: DH Anthony Siegler and RF Josh Stowers: 0-for-3, 1 BB, 1 K — Stowers scored Charleston’s only run.
  • Notables: CF Brandon Lockridge and SS Max Burt each went 0-for-3 with 1 K … 1B Mickey Gasper and 2B Kyle Gray went 0-for-4, Gray K’d once.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (5-2 win over Brooklyn) … 4-4 to start the season.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Nick Ernst: 3 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 1 WP, 3/1 GB/FB — 32 of 48 pitches (67%) were strikes … First career pro game for the 2018 15th-round pick.
  • In Relief: RHP Anderson Munoz: 5 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K — Sat 93-97 mph on fastball according to Pinstriped Prospects.
  • Hitting Star: DH Juan De Leon: 1-for-2, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K — Has a 1.131 OPS and 4 extra-base hits through 21 ABs.
  • Hitting Star No.2: LF Isaiah Pasteur: 1-for-1, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 3 BB
  • On Deck: SS Oswald Peraza: 2-for-5, 1 R, 1 SB
  • Professional Debut: RF Jake Sanford: 0-for-2, 1 HBP — Left after the HBP in the fifth inning, but it was as scheduled … Should play 7 innings in next game.
  • Notables: CF Everson Pereira went 1-for-5 ... 2B Ezequiel Duran went 1-for-4 with an RBI … 3B Andres Chaparro walked in 4 PAs … 1B Miguel Flames had an RBI in four PAs.

Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees: (12-5 loss to Bluefield) … 2-2 through four games.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Jhonatan Munoz: 3 1/3 IP, 6 H, 9 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 3 HR, 1 HBP, 7/1 GB/FB — 43 of 70 pitches (61%) were strikes … Season debut for the 19-year-old repeating Pulaski.
  • In Relief: RHP Luis Ojeda: 2 1/3 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Alex Mejias: 3 1/3 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K
  • Hitting Star: LF Antonio Cabello: 1-for-4, 1 2B, 3 RBI, 1 K
  • On Deck: 3B Borinquen Mendez: 1-for-3, 1 2B, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Pro Debut: 2B Oliver Dunn: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 CS — Eventful debut for the 2019 11th-round selection.
  • Notables: SS Roberto Chirinos went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a K … RF Anthony Garcia and C Saul Torres went 0-for-2 with a run and two walks …

The Gulf Coast League Yankees East team opens up on Monday while the GCL Yankees West play on Tuesday.

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