News & Notes
- The Yankees released LHP Dan Jennings from his MiLB deal, Conor Foley reports. The southpaw allowed five runs in 1.1 IP for Scranton, though he gave up just one run over five innings with Tampa.
- Two articles for y’all to read today: First, Lindsey Adler spoke with top prospect Deivi Garcia about the pitcher’s rise through the Minor Leagues. Second, DJ Eberle of Pinstriped Prospects wrote about Michael King’s rehab process, which is taking him to Staten Island now.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders had the day off and are in Columbus to start a series Tuesday.
Double-A Trenton Thunder were rained out and will have a doubleheader starting at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (8-7 walk-off win over Daytona) … Scored two in the eighth and four in the ninth to grab the win.
- Starter: RHP Clarke Schmidt: 5 IP, 2 H, 4 R (2 ER), 3 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 8/3 GB/FB — 50 of 81 pitches (62%) were strikes.
- In Relief: LHP Anderson Severino: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 3 R (0 ER), 3 BB, 2 K, 3 WP
- In Relief: RHP Kyle Zurak: 2.1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K
- Hitting Star: 2B Diego Castillo: 1-for-5, walk-off single, 2 K, 2 errors
- On Deck: LF Pablo Olivares: 2-for-3, 2B, 1 R, 1 SB, 1 HBP — Left the game after his HBP.
- Florial Watch: CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K, 2 SB, 1 PO, 1 sacrifice — Third multi-hit game in his last six contests.
- Notables: SS Wilkerman Garcia and C Jerry Sands each went 1-for-4 with a 2B and a R … RF Leonardo Molina went 2-for-4 with a 2B, RBI and 2 R … 1B Steven Sensley went 0-for-2 with 2 BB and a HBP … DH Alexander Palma knocked in two runs.
Single-A Charleston Riverdogs had a scheduled off day and will be in Lakewood to start a new series tomorrow.
Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (6-2 loss to Aberdeen)
- Opener: LHP Rex Brothers: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K — 2nd rehab appearance for Brothers, who went on the IL for Scranton in late June.
- Follower: RHP Blakely Brown: 3.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HBP, 3/4 GB/FB — 45 of 72 pitches (63%) were strikes.
- In Relief: RHP Nick Ernst: 2 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 HBP, 1 WP
- Hitting Star: 2B Ezequiel Duran: 2-for-4, solo homer, 1 K
- On Deck: DH Spencer Henson: 0-for-2, 2 BB
- Notables: CF Jake Sanford went 0-for-4 with 1 K … 3B David Metzgar went 1-for-4 with an RBI and GIDP.
Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (6-5 win over Burlington) … Quick warning: Both Nelsons Alvarez played in this game.
- Starter: RHP Nelvin Correa: 6 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 12/3 GB/FB — 50 of 75 pitches (67%) were strikes.
- In Relief: LHP Ryan Anderson: 2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K
- In Relief: RHP Nelson L. Alvarez: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K
- Hitting Star: SS Anthony Volpe: 1-for-3, 2-run homer, HBP, 1 K — Was Volpe’s second pro homer, which helped raise his OPS by 54 points.
- On Deck: 3B Chad Bell: 1-for-3, HR, 3 RBI, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K — Fourth homer for Bell, who has a .780 OPS after going in the 19th round.
- Notables: RF Jake Pries and 2B Roberto Chirinos each went 1-for-3 with a BB (Pries stole a base, Chirinos was caught stealing) … 1B Nelson B. Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a home run, 1 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB and 1 K … LF Antonio Cabello went 1-for-4 with a run scored.
GCL Yankees East and West had a doubleheader Monday with East taking Game 1, 6-2, while West won Game 2, 3-2. GCL Yankees West made six errors in Game 1 and 12 total were made between the two teams over the 14 innings. I’m going to go game-by-game, team-by-team as if this is normal.
East Game 1
- Starter: RHP Juan Carela: 4 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 2 HBP
- In Relief: RHP Ismael Gomez: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Zach Greene: 1.2 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K — Just one run and 12 K in 9.1 IP for this year’s 8th round pick in pro ball.
- Hitting Star: RF Raymundo Moreno: 1-for-3, 2B, R, 2 K
- On Deck: SS Alexander Vargas: 0-for-3, R, BB, 2 K
- Notables: CF D’Vaughn Knowles had a double while LF Leonel Hernandez and 1B Starlin Paulino each stole a base.
West Game 1
- Starter: RHP Edward Paredes: 4 IP, 3 H, 3 R (0 ER), 2 BB, 7 K, 2 WP
- In Relief: RHP Luis Nova: 2 IP, 2 H, 3 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 3 K
- Hitting Star: SS Angel Rojas: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 SB, 1 error
- On Deck: C Juan Crisp: 0-for-1, BB, HBP, 1 K, 3 errors
- Notables: CF Raimfer Salinas went 0-for-3 with a HBP, SB and 2 K
East Game 1
- Starter: LHP Geremias Peguero: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R (2 ER), 4 BB, 3 K, 2 WP, 1 HBP
- In Relief: LHP Edgar Barclay: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K
- Hitting Star: LF Sandy Mota: 1-for-2, solo homer, BB, SB
- On Deck: SS Dionys Vallejo: 0-for-1, 3 BB, 1 SB — 17 walks to 13 K in 51 ABs this year.
- Notables: 3B Javier Reynoso went 1-for-4 with a R and K … DH Alexander Vargas went 0-for-4 with 1 K.
West Game 1
- Starter: RHP Deurys Marte: 4 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Shaine McNeely: 2 IP, zeros, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 WP
- In Relief: RHP Kevin Milam: 1 IP, zeros, 2 K — 0 R, 13 K, 5 BB in 8.1 IP for this year’s 14th-round pick.
- Hitting Star: C Enyerberth Ascanio: 0-for-0, 3 BB, 2 R, 1 SB
- On Deck: CF Raimfer Salinas was hit by a pitch and lifted for a pinch runner in the first inning.
- Notables: SS Angel Rojas went 1-for-3 with a R, SB and 2 K … DH Pedro Diaz went 0-for-1 with a BB and sac fly … LF Sincere Smith went 1-for-2 with a 2B and SB.