DoTF: Stephan throws no-hitter, Deivi struggles and Gil makes High-A debut

News & Notes

  • Trevor Stephan threw a no-hitter and the only baserunner was an error. It’s the 18th no-hitter in Tampa Tarpons franchise history.
  • Meanwhile, Luis Gil made his High-A debut for Tampa in the second game of a doubleheader.
  • LHP Rex Brothers was activated from the IL and RHP Will Carter was sent back down to Trenton. That pushed RHP Greg Weissert back to Tampa.
  • The Yankees acquired MiLB catcher Biran Navarreto from the Twins and he was assigned to Double-A Trenton.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (4-2 loss to Louisville) … It’s Deivi day!

  • Starter: RHP Deivi Garcia: 6 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 2 HR, 1 HBP, 5/6 GB/FB — 65 of 97 pitches (67%) were strikes … Has now allowed three HR in Triple-A after allowing just two in High/Double-A.
  • In Relief: RHP Domingo Acevedo: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
  • In Relief: LHP Rex Brothers: 1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Mike Ford: 2-for-4, solo homer — His team-leading 22nd homer tips his OPS back above 1.000 by one point.
  • On Deck: LF Clint Frazier: 1-for-4, 2B, 1 R, 1 K — Has reached base safely in nine straight games.
  • On Deck: 3B Breyvic Valera: 1-for-3, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB — 5-game hitting streak for Valera
  • Notables: RF Trey Amburgey went 1-for-4 and has a six-game hitting streak … SS Thairo Estrada went 0-for-3 with a BB while 2B Tyler Wade went 0-for-4 with 2 K … C Erik Kratz went 1-for-4 with a SB.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (2-1 win over Erie) … Held to one run over first six innings by top Tigers prospect Casey Mize.

  • Starter: RHP Nick Nelson: 6.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 8 K, 1 HR, 4/4 GB/FB — 59 of 99 pitches (60%) were strikes … 2.91 ERA with 68 strikeouts in 52.2 IP for Trenton this season
  • In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 1.2 IP, zeros — 1.89 ERA in 52.1 IP this season.
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: DH Mandy Alvarez: 2-for-4, 2B, 1 RBI, 1 R — Six-game hitting streak from the Trenton infielder.
  • On Deck: CF Ben Ruta: 2-for-4, 1 K
  • On Deck: 2B Gosuke Katoh and 1B Chris Gittens: Each 1-for-4
  • Notables: LF Isiah Gilliam had a sacrifice fly in three PAs.

High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 1: (2-0 win over Jupiter F/7) … Trevor Stephan ends his recent slide with a seven-inning no-hitter. How about that!?

  • Starter: RHP Trevor Stephan: 7 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 9 K, 8/4 GB/FB — 60 of 89 pitches (67%) were strikes … Only baserunner reached on a Wilkerman Garcia throwing error … Had allowed 20 runs in last 21 IP.
  • Hitting Star: DH Alexander Palma: 1-for-3, 2-run homer
  • On Deck: LF Pablo Olivares and SS Diego Castillo: Each 2-for-3
  • Notables: CF Estevan Florial went 0-for-2 with a BB and a K … 3B Wilkerman Garcia went 2-for-2 with a CS and that key error.

High-A Tampa Tarpons Game 2: (4-3 win over Jupiter F/7) … Makeup of yesterday’s rainout.

  • Starter: RHP Luis Gil: 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 6/4 GB/FB — 57 of 88 pitches (65%) were strikes … High-A debut for the 21-year-old Gil, who carved up the South Atlantic League until his call-up.
  • In Relief: RHP Bryan Blanton: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 2 K — Back with Tampa for first time since May.
  • Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-2, 3B, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB — He’s hitting slightly better in July after an abysmal June. Still putting up a .650-ish OPS for the month.
  • On Deck: 2B Oswaldo Cabrera: 1-for-2, 2B, 2 RBI, Sac fly, GIDP
  • Notables: RF Leonardo Molina went 1-for-1 with a 2B, 2 R and a BB … LF Pablo Olivares went 1-for-3 with a 2B and a R

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (4-3 loss at Delmarva)

  • Starter: RHP Yoendrys Gomez: 6 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 7;4 GB/FB — 58 of 94 pitches (62%) were strikes … Low-A debut for the 19-year-old Venezuelan after having a 2.12 ERA in Pulaski.
  • In Relief: RHP Tanner Myatt: 2 IP, zeros, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: CF Brandon Lockridge: 3-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 K, 1 CS
  • On Deck: LF Canaan Smith: 1-for-3, R, BB, K — Raised average to .312 for the season
  • On Deck: DH Josh Stowers and 2B Oliver Dunn: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI — Stowers struck out twice, Dunn thrice.
  • Notables: 1B Eric Wagaman went 0-for-4 with 2 K … RF Frederick Cuevas went 0-for-2 with 2 BB and 1 K … 3B Max Burt went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R and 2 K.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees Game 1: (3-2 loss to Lowell F/7)

  • Starter: RHP Wellington Diaz: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 5 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 2/2 GB/FB — 34 of 65 pitches (25%) were strikes … Has allowed nine runs in last 6.1 IP
  • In Relief: RHP Barrett Loseke: 2.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 4 K
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Ramos: 2 IP, 2 H, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 1-for-3, 3B, R, BB — The 20-year-old, who has a .880 OPS, is 22nd among NYY prospects on Fangraphs.
  • On Deck: CF Jake Sanford: 1-for-4, 2 K, 1 SB
  • 2nd rounder: SS Josh Smith: 0-for-2, 2 BB, 1 K — Tough to top his debut yesterday, though the two walks is impressive.
  • Notables: 3B David Metzgar went 1-for-3 with a 2B, BB and K … RF Jose De Leon went 1-for-4 with an RBI and K.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees Game 2: (5-4 loss to Lowell F/7) … Makeup of July 6 postponement

  • Starter: RHP Austin Gardner: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 1 HR, 2 WP, 2/2 GB/FB — 33 of 50 pitches (66%) were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Justin Wilson: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 2 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Marcus Evey: 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Newby!: DH Pat DeMarco: 1-for-4, 2-run homer, 2 K — 17th-round pick out of Vanderbilt … Make his debut on Thursday.
  • Hitting Star: 3B Andres Chaparro and C Chase Illig: 1-for-2, 2B, R, 2 BB — Illig’s SI Yanks debut … was also picked off.
  • On Deck: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 K
  • Notables: CF Evan Alexander went 1-for-4 with a 2B and 3 K … CF Jake Sanford went 1-for-2 off the bench.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (6-1 win at Kingsport)

  • Starter: RHP Reid Anderson: 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 9 K, 4 WP, 1/0 GB/FB — 48 of 71 pitches (68%) were strikes … The 2018 40th-round pick out of Brown has a 2.77 ERA in his pro debut season with Pulaski.
  • In Relief: RHP Mitch Spence: 2 IP, zeros — Six of seven outings have been scoreless for the 2019 10th-round pick.
  • In Relief: RHP Tyler Johnson:1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K — 0.00 ERA this year.
  • Hitting Star: DH Chad Bell: 1-for-4, 2-run homer, 2 K — .267/.347/.467 slash line w/ 5 HR for the 19th-round pick.
  • On Deck: LF Ryder Green: 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • On Deck: RF Jake Pries: 1-for-4, 2B, 1 K — Nine of his 15 hits this year are for extra bases.
  • Notables: CF Madison Santos went 0-for-4 with 1 R, SB and K.

GCL Yankees East was down 7-1 in the fourth inning when its game was suspended. They’ll resume the game Aug. 3. Here’s the box score. GCL Yankees West had the day off.

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  1. Joy Illimited

    (Sorry to do this here, mods)

    Yanks317, I hope you saw my response about the new slack on yesterday’s game thread. Hoping to see you there.

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