Notes

  • Ryan Lavarnway was placed on the 7-day IL. To replace him, the Yankees signed Erik Kratz to an MiLB deal.
  • Thairo Estrada reported to Scranton and Gosuke Katoh has been sent to Trenton to clear the roster spot. #SummerofThairo
  • 2018 first-round pick Anthony Siegler is listed on Pulaski’s roster online, but they have five catchers and 10 pitchers on there. Hope to have the official roster for you soon.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (3-1 win over Syracuse)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Brady Koerner: 7 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 2 HBP, 8/0 GB/FB — 64 of his 100 pitches (64%) were strikes … Outside of two HBP, that’s a pretty dominant start.
  • In Relief: RHP J.P. Feyereisen: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K — Picked up his third save of the season.
  • Hitting Star: 1B Logan Morrison: 2-for-3, 2 HR, 3 RBI — Now has eight home runs in Scranton … knocked in all three runs.
  • On Deck: LF Brad Miller: 1-for-3, 1 BB, 1 CS
  • Other Notables: SS Thairo Estrada led off and went 0-for-4 in his first game with Scranton in a long while … Mike Tauchman, Tyler Wade and Ryan McBroom each had one hit … Trey Amburgey had two.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (3-2 loss to Erie)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Garrett Whitlock: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 10/3 GB/FB — 57 of his 91 pitches (63%) were strikes … Had a throwing error for one of three Trenton errors.
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriste: 1 1/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 WP — Took the loss, though he still has a 1.27 ERA this season.
  • Hitting Star: RF Rashad Crawford: 1-for-3, 1 BB, 1 SB — His 12th stolen base of the season.
  • On Deck: DH Chris Gittens: 1-for-3, 1 2B, 1 BB, 1 K — Batting .296/.422/.543 so far in 2019.
  • Other Notables: C Ryan Lidge went 0-for-4 in his season debut.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (7-3 win over Florida)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Jio Orozco: 5 1/3 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 4/3 GB/FB — 61 of his 92 pitches (66%) were strikes … Allowed 17 hits in his last two starts.
  • In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 1 2/3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K — Turned 26 on Friday. Happy Birthday!
  • Hitting Star: 2B Oswaldo Cabrera: 2-for-4, 1 HR, 3 RBI — Second homer for Cabrera.
  • On Deck: DH Tyler Hill: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K — Hill has spent the last few years in Boston’s system after he was selected in the 19th round.
  • Other Notables: CF Estevan Florial went 0-for-3 with a walk, his first hitless game of 2019.

Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (7-0 win over Asheville)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Roansy Contreras: 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 6/5 GB/FB — 56 of his 86 pitches (65%) were strikes … Hadn’t had a scoreless start since his final outing in 2018.
  • In Relief: RHP Aaron McGarity: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Brandon Lockridge: 2-for-4, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB — He has 20 doubles … Broke an 0-for-15 stretch in the third inning.
  • On Deck: SS Eduardo Torrealba: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 3 R, 1 BB
  • Other Notables: DH Canaan Smith went 1-for-4 with 2 K.

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.