News & Notes

  • Above is highlights of Luis Medina’s 10-K outing yesterday
  • The Yankees added two veteran relievers in Triple-A: RHPs David Hernandez and Ryan Dull. Dull was a waiver claim and is on the 40-man roster — I’ll have more on him tomorrow — while Hernandez, 34, signed an MiLB deal after Cincy released him following his 8.02 ERA in his 10th MLB season.
  • RHP Trevor Stephan was recalled to Trenton after a successful stint in Tampa while INF Max Burt was sent back to Charleston.
  • RHP Aaron McGarity and LHP Edgar Barclay were called up to Tampa. RHP Jackson Bertsch was sent up to Staten Island.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (13-12 walk-off loss at Charlotte F/10) … Scored eight runs in the seventh to take the lead, then allowed two in the eighth, two in the ninth and one in the 10th to lose.

  • Starter: RHP Brody Koerner: 4.1 IP, 8 H, 8 R, 5 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 3/3 GB/FB — 60 of 94 (64%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: LHP Rex Brothers: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: RHP J.P. Feyereisen: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 2 HR
  • In Relief: RHP David Hernandez: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R (0 ER), 2 BB, 2 K
  • Hitting Star: SS Tyler Wade: 2-for-3, 2B, 3 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 Sac Fly
  • On Deck: LF Clint Frazier: 1-for-4, 3B, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • On Deck: CF Trey Amburgey: 2-for-5, 2-run homer
  • Notables: C Kyle Higashioka and 1B Ryan McBroom each went 1-for-4 with a R, 2 RBI and a BB … Terrance Gore pinch ran and stole a base while 3B Gosuke Katoh walked twice and stole two bags … 2B Breyvic Valera went 1-for-5 with a 2B, 2 R, BB and K.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (8-1 win at Akron) … 65-55, already clinched a playoff berth.

  • Starter: RHP Trevor Stephan: 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 7 K, 4/3 GB/FB — 48 of 76 (63%) pitches were strikes … First start back in Trenton … Demotion seems to have done him wonders … Unleashed a nice curve.
  • Follower: RHP Braden Bristo: 2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane/RHP Greg Weissert: Each 1 IP, 0 R
  • Hitting Star: 1B Chris Gittens: 1-for-4, solo HR, 2 R, BB, 3 K — EL-leading 21st homer … Has gone deep in four of last seven games.
  • On Deck: RF Isiah Gilliam: 1-for-5, 3-run triple — Has extra-base hit in six of last eight games … Triple was lost in the lights by RF.
  • On Deck: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 2-for-4, RBI, R
  • Notables: CF Matt Lipka went 3-for-4 with a R … 3B Wendell Rijo and SS Kyle Holder each doubled with Rijo scoring a run and Holder walking once … C Brian Navaretto went 0-for-2 with 2 BB and a R.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (11-4 win over Palm Beach) Seven-run fifth inning gives Tampa lead for good… They are 55-64 overall but are 27-26 in the second half and are 2.5 games back of the division.

  • Starter: RHP Miguel Yajure: 7 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 9 K, 1 WP, 7/2 GB/FB — 66 of 96 (69%) pitches were strikes … ERA is down to 2.15 and he has 25 K to 1 BB over last three starts.
  • In Relief: LHP Edgar Barclay: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R — 2019 15th-round pick makes his 2nd appearance above GCL, has 2.08 ERA this season.
  • Hitting Star: DH Alexander Palma: 1-for-5, grand slam, 2 K
  • On Deck: 2B Oswaldo Cabrera: 3-for-4, 2 R, 1 BB, SB
  • On Deck: CF Pablo Olivares: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, 1 R, BB — 6-game hitting streak snapped
  • Notables: C Jerry Donny Sands went 2-for-4 with a R and two-run triple … 1B Mickey Gasper went 2-for-4 with 2 R … RF Steven Sensley and LF Leonardo Molina each went 1-for-3 with a R and BB … Sensley doubled … SS Diego Castillo went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI and a R.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (3-1 win over Columbia) … 64-58 record … 2.0 games back of first in second half.

  • Starter: RHP Roansy Contreras: 7 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 10 K, 1 HR, 6/3 GB/FB — 58 of 85 (68%) pitches were strikes … The 19-year-old takes his ERA down to 3.62 in a near carbon-copy of Luis Medina’s outing yesterday … 2nd 10 K outing of his career.
  • In Relief: RHP Dalton Lehnen: 2 IP, 1 H, zeros, 2 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Brandon Lockridge: 1-for-3, 3B, RBI, 2 R, BB, K, SB
  • On Deck: SS Oswald Peraza: 1-for-3, RBI, BB, K, SB
  • On Deck: 2B Welfrin Mateo: 1-for-3, BB, K, SB
  • Notables: LF Canaan Smith went 0-for-4 with 2 K … DH Josh Breaux went 1-for-4 with an RBI and K … RF Josh Stowers went 0-for-2 with a BB, HBP, 2 K and CS.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees were rained out and will play a doubleheader with Lowell tomorrow … At 30-27, they are 5.0 games back in their division standings.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees had the day off … The P-Yanks are 36-17, 4.5 games up in their division with a magic number of 10 for a postseason spot.

Both GCL Yankees East and West were rained out with makeup games scheduled for Aug. 22.