DoTF: Volpe hits first homer; Charleston stages comeback

News and Notes

  • The Yankees gave Logan Morrison his release today. Figure he’ll latch on elsewhere.
  • The DSL Yankees followed up their 38-run outburst with an 11-8 loss. Too bad they can’t beat up on the Twins every day, eh?

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (11-1 loss at Rochester)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Randall Delgado: 3.2 IP, 12 H, 8 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 3/1 GB/FB — 48 of 89 (54%) pitches were strikes … Yikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Domingo Acevedo: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: RHP Jonathan Holder: 1.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 4 K — The strikeouts are very encouraging while the hits are not.
  • Hitting Star: 3B Breyvic Valera: 3-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 K
  • On Deck: CF Clint Frazier: 1-for-4, 1 2B, 1 R
  • Notables: 2B Thairo Estrada went 0-for-3 with 1 HBP and 1 K … SS Tyler Wade stole a base while C Kyle Higashioka had a hit, BB and HBP.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: (2-1 loss vs. Hartford)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Rony Garcia: 7.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 5 K, 1 WP, 1 Balk, 7/8 GB/FB — 65 of 88 (74%) pitches were strikes … That’s his longest career outing.
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 1.1 IP, 1 H, zeros, 1 WP — Allowed Garcia’s one inherited runner to score to lose the game.
  • Hitting Star: DH Brandon Wagner: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 1 K
  • On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 2-for-3, 1 2B, 1 BB
  • Notables: SS Kyle Holder went 2-for-5 with 1 2B and 3 K … 2B Hoy Jun Park went 1-for-2 with 1 BB and 1 HBP … RF Isiah Gilliam went 0-for-4 with 4 K.

High-A Tampa Tarpons: (6-3 loss to Clearwater)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Shawn Semple: 6.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 2 BB, 7 K, 2 HR, 3/5 GB/FB — 61 of 88 (69%) pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 6 K, 1 HBP
  • Hitting Star: 1B Dermis Garcia and RF Steven Sensley: 1-for-4, 1 HR, 1 K
  • On Deck: 3B Oswaldo Cabrera: 1-for-2, 1 R, 2 BB
  • Florial Watch: CF Estevan Florial had a day off.
  • Notables: DH Diego Castillo went 2-for-4 with a walk.

Single-A Charleston Riverdogs: (8-7 win over Greenville) … They were down 7-3 going into the top of the eighth inning.

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Charlie Ruegger: 5 IP, 7 H, 6 R (5 ER), 2 BB, 1 K, 1 HR, 9/5 GB/FB — 44 of 82 (54%) of pitches were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Bies: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • In Relief: LHP Dalton Lehnen: 1.1 IP, zeros, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Hitting Star: 1B Eric Wagaman: 2-for-3, 1 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 1 SB — In his first game back from injury, he had the winning single.
  • On Deck: CF Brandon Lockridge: 2-for-5, 2B, 3 RBI, 1 R, 2 K — Game-tying three-run double in the eighth.
  • On Deck: 3B Welfrin Mateo: 1-for-2, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 R, 2 BB
  • Notables: 2B Kyle Gray had 3 BB and 1 SB … C Anthony Siegler went 0-for-4 with 1 BB and 1 R … RF Josh Stowers went 2-for-5 with 1 R and a SB … LF Canaan Smith went 0-for-4 with 2 K and 1 BB.

Short-Season Staten Island Yankees: (5-3 walk-off loss at Lowell)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Nick Ernst: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 4/1 GB/FB — 37 of 56 (66%) were strikes.
  • In Relief: LHP Tim Hardy: 1.2 IP, zeros, 2 K — Has 11 K and zero baserunners through six innings this year.
  • In Relief: RHP Bryan Blanton: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR — Allowed a walk-off dinger.
  • Hitting Star: C Carlos Narvaez: 2-for-4, HR, RBI, R, 1 K
  • On Deck: SS Oswald Peraza: 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 CS
  • Notables: RF Jake Sanford went 0-for-3 with a BB and K … CF Everson Pereira went 0-for-4 with 3 K … LF Alex Junior went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

Rookie-Level Pulaski Yankees: (7-5 win over Burlington)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Randy Vasquez: 3.2 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 4/0 GB/FB — 54 of 83 (65%) were strikes.
  • In Relief: RHP Sean Boyle: 3.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K — The 2018 25th-round pick out of Dallas Baptist is a product of modern technology and his father/his hard work.
  • Hitting Star: C Saul Torres: 3-for-5, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 R, 2 K
  • On Deck: 1B Spencer Henson: 2-for-5, HR, 2 RBI, 1 R
  • First-Round Alert: DH Anthony Volpe went 1-for-4 with his first professional home run, a walk and three strikeouts.
  • Notables: RF Antonio Cabello went 1-for-5 with 1 HR, 1 GIDP and 1 K … 3B Chad Bell and CF Ryder Green each walked twice with Green having the go-ahead RBI walk in the ninth inning.

GCL Yankees East: (3-2 loss to GCL Tigers West)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Renso Mejia: 4 IP, 5 H, 2 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 3 K
  • In Relief: LHP Geremias Peguero: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K, 2 WP
  • Hitting Star: 2B Miguel Marte: 1-for-3, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 SB
  • On Deck: CF Kevin Alcantara: 2-for-5, 1 K
  • Notables: SS Alexander Vargas went 0-for-4 with 1 BB and 1 K … 1B Jake Farrell went 1-for-3 with 1 BB and 1 K … 3B Dionys Vallejo walked twice.

GCL Yankees West: (9-7 loss to GCL Blue Jays)

  • Starting Pitcher: RHP Deurys Marte: 2.2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 1 Balk
  • In Relief: RHP Nick Paciorek: 1.1 IP, 2 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 1 K, 1 Balk — This year’s 7th-round pick out of Northwestern.
  • Hitting Star: DH Alexander Palma: 3-for-5, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 3 R — I believe that’s the first Yankee farmhand to homer three times this year … Makes sense for a guy on a rehab appearance in the GCL.
  • On Deck: 1B Kyle MacDonald: 1-for-3, 1 HR, 1 HBP — This year’s 27th-round selection.
  • Notables: 2B Wilkerman Garcia went 1-for-2 with 1 R, 1BB and 1 K in his rehab appearance.

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1 Comment

  1. michael serra

    Wow. Great job Steve. Unfortunately, I am hoping for a couple of the young starter’s to burst up through the minors but, not seeing much of that. We signed so may pitchers through the latin american international as free agents, I was hoping for a little more.

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