News & Notes

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are off until Thursday for the Triple-A All-Star Game. The RailRiders go into the break with a 52-37 record and a 5.5 game lead in their division.

Double-A Trenton Thunder are also off for their All-Star Game with the Eastern League resuming play Thursday. Trenton is 46-39 overall, but the Thunder are already in the postseason after winning the first-half title.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (4-3 loss to Dunedin F/10) … The Tarpons are 37-48 overall and are 5.5 games back of Dunedin for the second half division title.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Jio Orosco: 5 IP, 3 H, 1 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 3 K, 9/1 GB/FB — 48 of 68 (71%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Wellington Diaz: 4 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K — First game since his promotion from Staten Island.
  • In Relief: RHP Greg Weissert: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R (0 ER), 1 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
  • Hitting Star: DH Pablo Olivares: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 SB
  • On Deck: CF Estevan Florial: 0-for-4, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Notables: 1B Steven Sensley went 0-for-5 with 3 K … LF Omar Carrizales went 1-for-4 with a 2B … SS Diego Castillo extended his hitting streak to seven games while going 1-for-4.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs had the day off. They are 45-43 overall and are two games back of first place for the second half division title.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (2-1 walk-off win vs. Connecticut) … At 11-10, they’re a half game behind Brooklyn in their division.

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Josh Maciejewski: 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 10/2 GB/FB — 55 of 86 (64%) pitches were strikes … The 2018 10th-round pick has a 0.92 ERA in 19 2/3 innings this year.
  • In Relief: RHP Bryan Blaton: 2 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 3 K
  • In Relief: LHP Tim Hardy: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: DH Jorge Saez: 2-for-4, 1 RBI — Had a walk-off single … Is on rehab assignment from Trenton.
  • On Deck: CF Evan Alexander: 2-for-4, CS
  • Notables: ICYMI CF Everson Pereira was helped off the field after colliding with the video board in right fieldSS Oswald Peraza and RF Jake Sanford each went 0-for-4.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (5-0 win at Bristol) … They lead their division with an 11-8 record.

  • Starting Pitcher: LHP Ken Waldichuk: 3 IP, zeros, 5 K, 0/4 GB/FB — 30 of 42 (57%) pitches were strikes … Fabulous from this year’s fifth-round pick.
  • In Relief: RHP Reid Anderson: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Spencer Henson: 2-for-4, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBI, 1 BB
  • On Deck: C Saul Torres: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 PB
  • First-round Alert: SS Anthony Volpe: 0-for-3, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K
  • Notables: LF Ryder Green went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R and BB … 2B Roberto Chirinos and DH Antonio Cabello went 1-for-4 with a R.

GCL Yankees West: (8-7 loss to GCL Phillies West) … GCL Yankees East were rained out and will have their game made up on July 16. At 3-7, the Yankees GCL squads are tied for last in their division.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Edward Paredes: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 WP, 7/1 GB/FB
  • In Relief: RHP Diego Cordero: 2.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 1 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Shaine McNeely: 1 IP, zeros — 2019 16th-round pick.
  • Hitting Star 1: 3B Ronny Rojas: 3-for-3, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 1 BB
  • Hitting Star 2: CF Raimfer Salinas: 3-for-5, 1 2B, 2 R, 2 K
  • On Deck: DH Alexander Palma: 2-for-5, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 2 K
  • Notables: SS Wilkerman Garcia went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer … C Juan Crisp went 1-for-3 with 2 R, 1 RBI and 1 BB … RF Nelson Medina went 2-for-4 with 1 3B.