News & Notes
- The Yankees signed LHP Tyler Lyons to an MiLB deal after he was let go by the Pirates. He has a 4.20 ERA in his 272.1 MLB innings over seven seasons, but the 31-year-old has a 9.15 ERA over 20.2 innings the last two years.
- RHP Michael King is back up with Scranton while RHP David Sosebee was placed on the 7-day IL. OF Omar Carrizales was released.
- 2017 1st-round pick Clarke Schmidt was called up to Trenton. RHP Frank German was activated off the IL in Tampa.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (7-5 loss at Charlotte) … That’s a three-game sweep for the Knights in which Scranton allowed 35 runs … Their lead in the division is down to three games.
- Starter: RHP Nick Nelson: 5 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 2 HR, 8/2 GB/FB — 58 of 91 (64%) pitches were strikes … Called up from Trenton after having 2.35 ERA over 65 innings … Could be much worse for first taste of Triple-A in 2019.
- Relief: LHP Josh Maciejewski: 3IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 3 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-3, 2-run homer, BB
- On Deck: LF Clint Frazier: 0-for-3, BB, R
- On Deck: RF Zack Zehner: 1-for-4, solo homer, GIDP
- Notables: 1B Ryan McBroom went 2-for-4 with a 2B, R and RBI … DH Trey Amburgey went 1-for-4 with a 2B, RBI and GIDP while SS Tyler Wade went 1-for-3 with a 2B, R and HBP.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (6-5 win at Akron) … 66-55, already clinched a playoff berth.
- Starter: RHP Rony Garcia: 4.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 3 BB, 4 K, 2 HR, 4/4 GB/FB — 50 of 79 (63%) pitches were strikes … ERA up to 4.88 in Trenton despite coming off back-to-back quality starts.
- In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 3.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP
- In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 1.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
- Hitting Star: LF Rashad Crawford: 2-for-3, 2-run homer, BB, K
- On Deck: 1B Brandon Wagner: 3-for-4, solo homer
- On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 2-for-5, 2B, 2 R, SB
- Notables: DH Chris Gittens went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI and a BB … 2B Wendell Rijo went 1-for-5 with a run and RBI … 3B Angel Aguilar went 1-for-4 with a 2B and GIDP.
High-A Tampa Tarpons had their game canceled by wet grounds. They won’t make it up as they don’t play Palm Beach again this year.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (6-3 loss at Asheville) … 64-59 record … 3.0 games back of first-place Asheville in second half.
- Starter: RHP Yoendrys Gomez: 3 IP, 4 H, 4 R (3 ER), 3 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, 2/2 GB/FB — 47 of 84 (56%) pitches were strikes … The 19-year-old has struggled with command with 5 HBP and 5 BB in 16.2 IP with CSC.
- In Relief: LHP Tim Hardy: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
- In Relief: RHP Ron Marinaccio: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: 1B Eric Wagaman: 2-for-3, RBI, BB, CS
- On Deck: SS Oswald Peraza: 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 BB, SB
- On Deck: LF Canaan Smith: 2-for-5, RBI, GIDP, K
- Notables: CF Brandon Lockridge went 1-for-5 with a 2B and 3 K … DH Josh Breaux went 0-for-4 with a R and K … 3B Max Burt went 2-for-3 with an RBI and HBP.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees Game 1: (3-0 win over Lowell F/7)
- Starter: RHP Nelvin Correa: 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K, 7/5 GB/FB — 57 of 76 (65%) pitches were strikes … Has allowed just one run and 18 baserunners in 19 IP with Staten Island.
- Hitting Star: C Carlos Narvaez: 2-for-2, R, RBI, BB, SB
- On Deck: 1B Mitchell Robinson: 1-for-3, 2B, R, RBI, K
- Notables: 2B Ezequiel Duran went 1-for-3 with a R and SB while DH Josh Smith went 0-for-3.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees Game 2: (8-7 walk-off win over Lowell F/7) … Makeup of yesterday’s rainout … Walk-off single after blowing lead in seventh … They’re 3.0 GB of first place.
- Starter: LHP Abismael Villaman: 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 4/2 GB/FB — 44 of 66 (67%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Derek Craft: 1 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 HR
- In Relief: RHP Bryan Blanton: 1 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 HR, 1 WP, 1 HBP
- Hitting Star: RF Jake Sanford and 3B Andres Chaparro: Each 2-for-4, 2B, HR — Sanford had 2 RBI and K’d once, Chaparro had 2 K
- On Deck: SS Josh Smith: 2-for-3, 2-run homer, BB, K, error — He’s obliterating this level. Can’t wait to see him in full-season ball next year.
- On Deck: LF Isaiah Pasteur: 1-for-2, 2-run homer, 2 R, BB
- On Deck: 2B Matt Pita: 1-for-4, walk-off single
- Notables: DH Ezequiel Duran went 1-for-4 with a R and K … CF Pat DeMarco went 1-for-2 with a 2B, R, 2 BB, SB and K.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (8-2 win over Kingsport) … The P-Yanks are 37-17, 4.5 games up in their division with a magic number of 8 for a postseason spot.
- Starter: RHP Reid Anderson: 5 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 9 K, 1 WP, 3/2 GB/FB — 53 of 85 (62%) pitches were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Kenlly Montas: 1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K
- In Relief: RHP Evan Voliva: 2 IP, zeros, 4 K, 1 HBP
- In Relief: RHP Hayden Wesneski: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 1 WP
- Hitting Star: RF Jake Pries: 1-for-3, HR, 4 RBI, R, HBP, K
- On Deck: 2B Borinquen Mendez: 3-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R
- On Deck: LF Robert Javier: 1-for-4, 2 R, BB, SB
- Notables: SS Roberto Chirinos went 0-for-3 with a BB, 2 R and a K … DH Ryder Green went 0-for-3 with a sac fly, R, SB and 2 K … 3B Chad Bell went 1-for-4 with a R and K.
Both GCL Yankees East and West were supposed to play each other, yet they were rained out. They’ll have a twin bill on Aug. 23