News & Notes

  • ICYMI: Luis Severino is slated to make a rehab appearance this weekend and it will likely be in Trenton due to rain in Tampa.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (4-0 win at Pawtucket) … They regained a one-game lead in the division with Syracuse losing. Six days to go in the season.

  • Starter: RHP Michael King: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 2 HBP, 6/3 GB/FB — 58 of 90 (64%) pitches were strikes … Has 17 K in last two starts and is really starting to round into 2018 form.
  • In Relief: RHP Jonathan Loaisiga: 2 IP, zeros, 3 K — Continues to show some promise in shorter relief.
  • In Relief: RHP J.P. Feyereisen: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Luke Voit: 3-for-5, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI, 3 R — He’s 8-for-17 in his rehab stint with 2 HR, 2 2B and 2 BB.
  • On Deck: SS Breyvic Valera: 1-for-4, 2B, RBI, BB, K, CS
  • On Deck: LF Clint Frazier: 2-for-5, K
  • On Deck: CF Trey Amburgey: 2-for-3, BB
  • Notables: 3B Mandy Alvarez and DH Wendell Rijo each went 1-for-4 with a 2B … 1B Gosuke Katoh went 1-for-4 with BB, K and CS.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (2-0 win at New Hampshire) … 74-59, already clinched a playoff berth … Severino will be in Trenton on Sunday.

  • Starter: RHP Clarke Schmidt: 7 IP, 3 H, zeros, 5 K, 1 WP, 9/5 GB/FB — 53 of 85 (62%) pitches were strikes … 0 R, 14 K, 5 H in last 13.2 innings over his 2nd and 3rd start in Trenton.
  • In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 1 IP, zeros, HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Alvarez: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K — 20th save
  • Hitting Star: C Kellin Deglan: 2-for-3, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI, BB
  • On Deck: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 0-for-3, 2 BB, R, K, SB
  • On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 1-for-3, R, BB, K
  • Notables: DH Isiah Gilliam went 0-for-2 with 2 BB and 2 K … LF Zack Zehner went 0-for-3 with 2 BB and 2 K.

High-A Tampa Tarpons were rained out and will have a doubleheader Wednesday … They’re two games back of Dunedin and one game back of Lakeland in the division chase.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (11-5 win at Asheville) … At 32-32 in the second half, they trail Asheville in the division by three games. They’d have to jump two other teams to win the thing.

  • Starter: RHP Diego Cordero: 5 IP, 5 H, 5 R (3 ER), 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 4/3 GB/FB — 58 of 83 (70%) pitches were strikes … Charleston debut after posting a 3.21 ERA in GCL. Likely just a spot start.
  • In Relief: RHP Carlos Espinal: 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Ramos: 1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: C Josh Breaux: 3-for-5, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 2 R — Second game back at catcher … He has been a consistent hitter when healthy.
  • On Deck: RF Josh Stowers: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, R, BB, K, SB
  • On Deck: DH Frederick Cuevas: 1-for-2, 2 BB, 2 R
  • Notables: 3B Eduardo Torrealba and 2B Welfrin Mateo each went 2-for-5 with a 2B and RBI … Mateo had 2 R, Torrealba 1 R … LF Canaan Smith went 1-for-4 with a 2B, R, SB and BB … CF Brandon Lockridge went 1-for-4 with a R, BB, SB and 2 K.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (4-0 loss at Tri-City) … SI Yanks are 38-32 and 3 GB of Hudson Valley for the division and 1.5 back of Brooklyn for a wild card spot.

  • Starter: RHP Wellington Diaz: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 8 K, 2 HR, 0/1 GB/FB — 43 of 72 (60%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Nick Ernst: 2 IP, zeros, 3 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Marcus Evey: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 2 K
  • Hitting Star: SS Josh Smith: 0-for-3, 2 BB, 1 K
  • On Deck: LF Evan Alexander: 1-for-3, 2B
  • On Deck: SS David Metzgar: 1-for-4, 1 K
  • Notables: 1B Nelson B. Alvarez went 0-for-3 with a BB, SB and 2 K.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (13-5 loss to Princeton) ... At 45-25, they are already division champions … They start the postseason Friday.

  • Starter: RHP Renso Mejia: 4 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 1 Balk, 4/4 GB/FB — 39 of 66 (59%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Kenlly Montas: 3.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Nelson L. Alvarez: 0.2 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 2 HR
  • Hitting Star: DH Ryder Green: 1-for-2, R, RBI, 2 BB, SB
  • On Deck: SS Luis Santos: 2-for-4, 2 R, SB — Stole home as part of double-steal/error.
  • On Deck: 1B Jose Martinez: 1-for-4, solo homer
  • Notables: C Saul Torres went 1-for-4 with a 2B and 2 RBI … RF Madison Santos went 1-for-4 with a 2B.

GCL Yankees East: (10-6 loss to GCL Tigers West)

  • Starter: RHP Mick Vorhof: 2 IP, zeros, 3 K
  • In Relief: RHP Yoljeldriz Diaz: 3 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 2 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP, 1 WP — Stateside debut for the 18-year-old.
  • In Relief: RHP Ismael Gomez: 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 1 Balk, 1 HBP
  • In Relief: RHP Montana Semmel: 1.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: SS Alexander Vargas: 2-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI, SB, HBP
  • On Deck: CF Kevin Alcantara: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 R, 2 K, HBP
  • On Deck: C Antonio Gomez: 1-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, K
  • Notables: 3B Javier Reynoso went 1-for-5 with a 2B, RBI and K … RF D’Vaughn Knowles went 2-for-4 with a R and 2 K.

GCL Yankees West: (6-3 win over GCL Phillies East)

  • Starter: RHP Blas Castano: 5.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HBP, 8/1 GB/FB
  • In Relief: RHP Felix Alonzo: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 WP
  • In Relief: RHP Starling Perez: 1.2 IP, 3 H, zeros, 3 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Kyle MacDonald: 3-for-4, HR, 2 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB
  • On Deck: DH Juan Crisp: 1-for-3, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, BB, K, SB, CS
  • On Deck: SS Jose Colmenares: 0-for-3, 2 BB, 2 R, SB
  • Notables: C Omar Martinez went 1-for-3 with 2 RBI, a BB and K … 3B Ronny Rojas went 1-for-2 with a R, 3 BB and a K.