Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The RailRiders fell down 4-0 early and couldn’t complete the comeback as they lost 4-3 to Worcester today dropping them to 34-15 on the year.
- Starting Pitcher: LHP Matt Krook: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 5 BB, 5 K – only 36 of his 72 pitches (50%) were strikes which explains the 5 walks
- In Relief: RHP Adam Warren: 2.1 IP, zeroes, 1 BB, 2 K – somehow managed only 1 walk with 54% strikes from our old friend
- In Relief: RHP Brody Koerner: 2.0 IP, 2 H, zeroes, 2 K – 65% strikes
- In Relief: RHP Brian Keller: 1.0 IP, zeroes, 1 BB, 2 K – 53% strikes
- Florial Watch: CF Estevan Florial: 2-5, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 K – his 6th inning homer was the life for the offense today, it’s below
- Hoy Park Watch: SS Hoy Park: 1-3, 2 BB – leads the division in OBP
- Amburgey on-base watch: RF Trey Amburgey: 0-4, 1 BB – reached base safely in 38 straight
- Leftovers: Ryan LaMarre, Socrates Brito, Kyle Holder, and Max McDowell had the other hits…they left 11 on base and were 1-12 with RISP. Taking after the actual Yankees. I keed, I keed…
Double-A Somerset Patriots
The Patriots nearly no-hit the Harrisburg Senators in this laugher of a 10-0 victory behind a great start from Glen Otto and homeruns from Diego Castillo, Oswald Cabrera, Donny Sands, Michael Beltre, and Oswald Peraza. They are now 34-18 on the season.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Glen Otto: 7.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 12 K – 72% strikes…the righy has 95 K in 59.1 IP…look for him to get promoted soon…had a no-hitter through 6.2 IP
- In Relief: RHP Addison Russ: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K – 65% strikes…hasn’t given up a run since the demotion to AA
- In Relief: RHP Zach Greene: 1.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K – 71% strikes
- Offensive Star: 2B Oswald Cabrera: 2-5, 1 HR, 1 2B, 4 RBI
- Peraza Watch: DH Oswald Peraza: 2-4, 3 R, 1 HR
- Offensive Star 2: SS Diego Castillo: 2-5, 2 R, 1 HR – slashing .327/.373/.975 on the year
- Leftovers: Donny Sands and Michael Beltre also homered…Thomas Milone and Isiah Gilliam also had hits…the only starters who went hitless were Dermis Garcia and Christian Perez.
High-A Hudson Valley Renegades
Game 1: The ‘Gades fell 2-0 in game one of today’s doubleheader against the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. A homerun by Nate Fassnacht was enough to drop the Renegades to 32-19 on the season.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Jhony Brito: 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K – 72% strikes on a solid outing that deserved better than a loss
- In Relief: RHP Derek Craft: 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K – 50% strikes to close this one out.
- Offensive Star: SS Ezequiel Duran: 2-3, 1 K – OPS at a great .888
- Bro-tastic: DH Josh Breaux: 1-3, 1 2B, 1 K – had the only xbh for the team today.
- Leftovers: Pablo Olivares had the only other hit in this one. Anthony Seigler went hitless and is below the Mendoza line for the season.
Game 2: The ‘Gades returned the favor with a 2-0 victory in game 2 behind a strong start from Mitch Spence and a homerun from Ezequiel Duran. They are 33-19 on the season.
- Starting Pitcher: RHP Mitch Spence: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 5 K – 66% strikes…has a 5.15 K/BB ratio in his young career. That’ll play
- In Relief: RHP Elvis Peguero: 2.0 IP, zeroes, 4 K – a ridiculous 85% strike rate to close this one out with no problems
- Offensive Star: DH Ezequiel Duran: 1-3, 1 HR – updated OPS at .901
- Bro-tastic: C Josh Breaux: 1-2, 1 BB
- Leftovers: Frederick Cuevas and Eduardo Torrealba had the only other hits. Offensive did jusssssssttttt enough to win this one.
High-A Tampa Tarpons
The Tarpons were rained out and will make the game up tomorrow. An independence day double header!
Florida Gulf Coast League Yankees
The Jasson Dominguez watch will have to wait yet again as they were also rained out and will make this one up on July 15.