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DoTF: The Trenton Thunder are your Eastern League champs

News & Notes

  • This is it for Down on the Farm for now, though I’ll do weekly updates on Arizona Fall League results for the Yankee farmhands there. I’ll also keep some track of winter league results. It’s been a pleasure, y’all!
  • Dellin Betances should be on his way to join the Yankees after this outing despite allowing a home run.

Double-A Trenton Thunder ELCS Game 4: (5-2 win at Bowie) … The Trenton Thunder are Eastern League champions for the fourth time in club history. That’s it for the Yankees’ Minor League season (outside of Arizona Fall League).

  • Starter: RHP Rony Garcia: 5 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 6 K, 4/0 GB/FB — 52 of 82 (63%) pitches were strikes … The 21-year-old closes out a fine 2019 season in impressive fashion. Believe he will be Rule 5 eligible and the Yankees likely won’t have room for him.
  • Rehab: RHP Dellin Betances: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 1 HR — Threw 16 pitches, 10 strikes … Gave up a solo homer and single with two outs before closing out the inning. He should be back in NYY soon.
  • In Relief: RHP Greg Weissert: 1 IP, zeros
  • In Relief: LHP Trevor Lane: 1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • In Relief: RHP Daniel Alvarez: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB/K, 1 HR
  • Hitting Star: 1B Chris Gittens: 3-for-4, HR, RBI, 2 R, BB — What a way for the Eastern League MVP to close the series.
  • On Deck: C Kellin Deglan: 1-for-5, solo homer, 3 K — His homer started the scoring in the second inning.
  • On Deck: LF Ben Ruta: 1-for-3, 2 BB, 2 K
  • On Deck: DH Isiah Gilliam: 1-for-4, RBI, 2 K
  • On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 2-for-5, R, GIDP
  • Notables: RF Zack Zehner went 1-for-5 with a 2B and RBI … CF Rashad Crawford went 1-for-3 with a R, RBI, BB, K and SB.

DoTF: Park steals home, win for Trenton

News & Notes

  • RHP Rony Garcia will scheduled to start Game 4 of the ELCS while Dellin Betances will make his third rehab appearance during the game.

Double-A Trenton Thunder ELCS Game 3: (2-1 win at Bowie) … The Thunder lead the best-of-5 series, 2-1. Game 4 and 5 (if necessary) will be in Bowie … A win Friday and Trenton wins the ELCS.

  • Starter: RHP Clarke Schmidt: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 9 K, 1 HBP, 4/0 GB/FB — 46 of 82 (57%) pitches were strikes … He’s been great in his brief time with Trenton … He’ll likely start there in 2020.
  • In Relief: LHP James Reeves: 0.1 IP, zeros, 1 K
  • In Relief: RHP Michael King: 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 5 K — Tossed 59 pitches in his piggyback start with Schmidt … Had been sent down from Scranton after the RailRiders’ season ended last week.
  • Hitting Star: 2B Hoy Jun Park: 1-for-3, R, SB, sac bunt — As you can see in the video above, he stole home, scoring the eventual winning run.
  • On Deck: 1B Chris Gittens: 2-for-4, solo homer, K
  • On Deck: DH Isiah Gilliam: 1-for-4, K
  • On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-3, 2 K
  • Notables: RF Zack Zehner went 1-for-4.

DoTF: Luis Severino takes loss, next step in rehab start

News & Notes

  • Bowie and Trenton’s GMs have a friendly wager on the series. If Trenton wins, they get crab cakes from Bowie. If Trenton loses, they send over some delicious pork roll.
  • If you want more on Luis Severino’s start than you get below, I direct you to The Trentonian’s recap.

Double-A Trenton Thunder ELCS Game 2: (7-2 loss to Bowie) … The best-of-5 series is tied, 1-1. The last three games will be at Bowie with Clarke Schmidt starting Thursday.

  • Rehab Start: RHP Luis Severino: 3.2 IP, 5 H, 4 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 1/5 GB/FB — 47 of 64 (73%) pitches were strikes … Sat 96-97 and hit 98 … Struck out the side in the second inning and had eight swings and misses overall … Here’s his first strikeout … Two errors in the third inning hurt him … He’ll likely start in NY next week.
  • In Relief: RHP Miguel Yajure: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 6 K, 1 WP — The three walks came back to bite him in his piggyback start.
  • In Relief: RHP Brooks Kriske: 1.1 IP, zeros, 2 K
  • Hitting Star: C Kellin Deglan: 2-for-4, 2B, R, RBI, fielding error
  • On Deck: LF Ben Ruta: 1-for-4, R, outfield assist
  • On Deck: RF Isiah Gilliam: 1-for-3, 2B, HBP, 2 K, fielding error
  • On Deck: SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-3, BB, K
  • Notables: DH Brandon Wagner went 1-for-2 with a K … 3B Angel Aguilar went 1-for-3 with an RBI and BB.

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