- Triple-A reliever Cale Coshow underwent Tommy John surgery on Friday. Looking like it’ll take until next summer for his return.
- Double-A OF Matt Lipka told his side of the story to The Trentonian on his bunt to break up a no-hitter earlier this week. It was a three-run game in the ninth inning and he was just trying to keep the game alive.
- Baseball America updated its Top 100 this week pre-draft (subs req.) and it includes one Yankees farmhand: Double-A starter Deivi Garcia. Shouts to the Deivi Watch on the sidebar!
- No. 38 overall pick T.J. Sikkema has officially signed. According to Mark Feinsand, the Yankees have also come to agreements with their 3rd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 39th round picks.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: (3-1 loss to Syracuse)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Randall Delgado: 7 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 9/6 GB/FB —60 of his 94 pitches (64%) were strikes … Tough luck loss …Only hit was a home run to Matt Kemp.
- In Relief: LHP Rex Brothers: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
- Hitting Star: LF Trey Amburgey: 1-for-4, solo homer, 1 K — 10th of the season for Amburgey.
- On Deck: 2B Tyler Wade: 2-for-4, 1 2B, 1 K — Had a TOOTBLAN while trying to turn the double into a triple … also had a highlight play at second.
- Other Notables: CF Mike Tauchman lined into a triple play … second triple play in Scranton team history … C Ryan Lavarnway left early with an injury to his side.
Double-A Trenton Thunder: (6-1 loss to Erie) … Faced off with 2018 No. 1 overall pick Casey Mize.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Nick Nelson: 4 1/3 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, 1 HBP 1/4 GB/FB — 50 of his 81 pitches (62%) were strikes … Unraveled after a Wendell Rijo error in the second inning.
- In Relief: RHP Domingo Acevedo: 2 IP, 40H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 WP — Has a 4.50 ERA with 28 Ks, 7 BBs, 6 HRs in 28 innings.
- Hitting Star: 3B Mandy Alvarez: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 R — Knocked in first ever first-inning run allowed by Mize in his professional career.
- On Deck: SS Hoy Jun Park: 2-for-4, 1 K — Went back-to-back with Alvarez.
- Other Notables: DH Kyle Holder had a double … CF Rashad Crawford went 1-for-5 with a stolen base and outfield assist.
High-A Tampa Tarpons: (1-0 win over Florida)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Miguel Yajure: 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 10 K, 2 HBP, 1 WP, 5/8 GB/FB — 64 of his 92 pitches (66%) were strikes … Career-high with the 10 punchouts.
- In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K — Picked up the win … Three straight multi-inning appearances without a run.
- Hitting Star: CF Estevan Florial: 1-for-3, 1 2B, 1 BB — Batting .400/.471/.733 through 17 PAs, gotta love those small samples.
- On Deck: 3B Angel Aguilar: 2-for-4, 1 R — Scored the only run of the game on an error from the right fielder.
- Other Notables: Steven Sensley and Isiah Gilliam each went 0-for with two strikeouts.
Single-A Charleston RiverDogs: (4-1 loss to Asheville)
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Luis Medina: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 9 K, 1 WP, 3/1 GB/FB — 54 of his 88 pitches (61%) were strikes … 43 walks in 40 innings this season … picked off a runner.
- In Relief: RHP Jefry Valdez: 3 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2 HBP — Has a 3.24 ERA in Charleston this season.
- Hitting Star: 3B Max Burt: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 K — RBI single in the ninth inning brought the tying run to the plate.
- On Deck: SS Eduardo Torrealba: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 K
- Other Notables: LF Canaan Smith and CF Brandon Lockridge each went 0-for-3 with a walk.
The Short-Season Staten Island Yankees open their season in Brooklyn on Friday, June 14.
The Rookie-level Pulaski Yankees begin play on Tuesday, June 18.
The Gulf Coast League Yankees East team opens up on Monday, June 24 while the GCL Yankees West play on Tuesday, June 25.