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The Minors 7-7-14.

AAA: SWB game suspended in the 4th w/SWB down 6-3. Details when the game is completed.

AA: Trenton won 10-3. Bryan Mitchell 2 R in 6 2/3. DH Pete O’Brien w/2 solo HR. 2 H, 3 rbi RF Jose Toussen. 2 h, 2 rbi SS Ali Castillo.

High A: Tampa lost 9-3.

Low A: Charleston won 4-3. CF Dustin Fowler GW hit.

The Minors, 5/20/14

AAA: SWB won 3-0. Shane Greene (6), Jose Ramirez (1 1/3) and Robert Coello (1 2/3) w/the combined shutout. LF Adonis Garcia 4 hits, double, HR, 2 rbi.

AA: 5-1 Trenton win. Bryan Mitchell 3 scoreless ip, 5 K. Tyler Webb 2 scoreless IP, w/4 k. DH Pete O’Brien continues to rake. 2 hits, solo HR. Robert Refsnyder 2 h, 3 rbi.

High A: 4-3 loss for Tampa. Rafael De Paula 3 R, 1 ER, 6 K in 5 Ip. 3B Eric Jagielo 2 for 2, HR, 3 rbi. (.256-10-31).

Low A: 2-1 loss for Charleston. Jaron Long 6 2/3 scoreless IP, 7 K. (2.13). 2 hits each for SS Tyler Wade and RF Aaron Judge.

The Minors today.

AAA:  Swb got a run in the bottom of the 9th to win 6-5. Brian Gordon 5 R, 2 ER in 5 1/3, LF Ramon Flores, 3B Scott Sizemore and CF Adonis Garcia each w/2h, rbi.

AA: Trenton won 4-3. Bryan Mitchell, just up, then down, 5 IP, 1 R. 1B Dan Fiorito 3 RBI.

High A: Tampa lost 2-1. Rafael De Paula 1 R, 2 h, 5 IP.

Low A: Charleston lost 7-5. LF Mike O’Neill 3 h, HR, 2 rbi.

Game 19. Moves and lineup.

From Mark Feinsand ‏@FeinsandNYDN · Twitter Mark Teixeira activated; Preston Claiborne & Bryan Mitchell recalled; Ivan Nova on 15-day DL; Scott Sizemore to Triple-A; Matt Daley DFA.

Nova has a partially torn UCL in his pitching elbow. Expect him to be out quite a while.

I’d have kept Sizemore up and gotten rid of Roberts.

 

Todays lineup:

Jacoby Ellsbury CF (leads AL in G, BA, SB and CS)
Derek Jeter SS (3330 career h)
Carlos Beltran RF (362 career HR)
Alfonso Soriano DH (410 career HR)
Mark Teixeira 1B (341 career HR)
Yangervis Solarte 3B
Brett Gardner LF
Brian Roberts 2B
John Ryan Murphy C

LHP Vidal Nuno

Yanks 10-8, tied for 1st in A.L. East. They are 2 games better than their Pythagorean record of 8-10 (based on runs scored vs. runs allowed).

Still too early for stats.

 

Game 18. Yanks hammered, 16-1.

Over the course of 162 games, you will win a game like this, and lose one. The Yanks were hammered 16-1 tonight. It was so bad that Dean Anna pitched (which I agree with. Once you are down that badly, why waste your bullpen? At that point it doesn’t matter if you lose 10-1 or 16-1).

The bigger concern here is Ivan Nova. He had a good spring training, but since the season started has not been good. 2-2, 8.27. Yuk. He’s lucky he is 2-2. He has so much more talent than to be that right now. But if he loses his starting position, who takes over? Phelps? Warren? Nuno (starting Sunday)? Gordon, Aceves? Billings? Who?

Nova went 4+, gave up 8 r and 4 HR. His inconsistency is baffling. Here is a guy who in 2011 went 16-4, 3.70, then he follows it up with 12-8, 5.02.

Last year he had a rough beginning, great end. 9-6, 3.10. Now? 2-2, 8.27.

Just like A.J. Burnett. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and you don’t know which one will show.

Is he the guy who went 25-10, with an ERA in the mid-3′s, or the 14-10 pitcher with an ERA of over 6 who is lucky to be 14-10 during that span? And if he needs to be replaced, who replaces him?

The frustrating thing is the inconsistency. We’ve seen when he is good. But when can he be good most of the time?

Meanwhile, Tony Pena noted an elbow issue with Nova. MRI being done. Bryan Mitchell called up. Looks like Nova will be DL”d.

After Nova, Matt Daley, just called up from SWB came in and gave up a grand slam. He went 1 1/3, 6 R, 4 ER. Dellin Betances went 1 2/3 scoreless but Dean Anna (yes, the backup IF) gave up 2 R in 1 IP as Girardi wanted to save the bullpen.

Once again, the Trop (I hate that dump. Dome, AstroTurf and the roof rings in-play) is a House of Horrors for the yanks. 27 runs given up in the last two games. Bullpen exposed.

Nuno tomorrow. Hopefully he gives 5 solid innings. The bullpen needs it.

The offense had just three hits and one run tonight. So it’s not like they would have salvaged a good pitching effort anyway.

But concerns over Nova.

The Minors Today.

AAA: SWB PPD.

AA: 2-0 win for Trenton. Bryan Mitchell 6 IP. 0 R, 4 h, 2 w and 12 K. Both Rbi by DH Tyler Austin.

High A: Tampa won in the bottom of the 9th, 6-5. RF Cody Grice 2 H, 3 rbi.

Low A; Charleston won 11-3. Rookie Davis 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H in 5 2/3 IP. 2 h, HR, 2 rbi for Mike O’Neill (Paul’s nephew).  2 h, 3 rbi for 3b Miguel Andujar.

Cervelli to DL, Murphy up. Greene sent down, no corresponding move for that yet.

The Minors today.

AAA: SWB lost 7-6. Chase Whitley 2 R in 3 IP, David Herndon 3 R in 2 IP, and Jim Miller 2 runs in 2 IP. Red-hot 3b Scott Sizemore with 2 h and 2 rbi. C John Ryan Murphy 2 doubles and 2 RBI.

Earlier today, the Yanks called up Shane Greene and sent down Austin Romine.

AA: Trenton lost 9-2. Bryan Mitchell 4 r in 4 ip. C Gary Sanchez 2 h and 2 RBI.

High A: Tampa won 5-3. Dietrich Enns 1 R in 5 IP. 3b Eric Jagiello 3 h, double, hr, and 3 rbi. C Pete O’Brien 2 doubles.

Low A: Charleston lost 6-3. Rookie Davis 3 R in 5 ip. 1B Mike Ford HR, 2 rbi.

Opening Day for the minors.

AAA: SWB wins 4-1. Bruce Billings 5 IP, 1 R.  Claiborne, Burawa, Montgomery and Daley each with a scoreless IP. Daley K’d the side. 3B Scott Sizemore 3 for 3.
1B Russ Canzler 2 H (both doubles), 2 RBI. RF Ramon Flores 2 h, triple. SS Zelous Wheeler 2 h, rbi.

AA:  Trenton got shut out 6-0. Bryan Mitchell 4 r in 4 IP. Jairo Heredia 1 R in 2 IP. Just 3 hits for Trenton.

High A: Tampa won 4-0. Manny Banuelos 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H. 1 walk and 3 K. Good start to his comeback. Together with Dietrich Enns and Tyler Webb, a combined one-hit shutout, 5 walks and 11K.  C Pete O’Brien a 2-R HR. SS Cito Culver 2 hits.

Low A: Charleston won 5-1. Rookie Davis 5 IP, 0 R, 2 h, 1 w, 5 K. Cesar Vargas 3 IP, 1 R (UE), 4 K. Philip Walby 1 IP, struck out the side. 1B Mike Ford 3 for 3.

 

S.T. Game 16 … and one split squad loses…

In the away split squad game today, the Yanks lost to the Phils, 6-2.

Ivan Nova went five, and struggled. He only gave up 3 R, but on 9 hits. He did strike out six.

Shane Greene and Bryan Mitchell each pitched a scoreless inning but then Preston Claiborne was awful.

Claiborne gave up 3 R in 2/3 of an inning. Mark Montgomery got an out.

Roberto Hernandez (the former Fausto Carmona) went 15 up, 15 down on the Yanks for the first five innings before Scott Sizemore led off the sixth against him with a single, whereupon Hernandez was pulled.

The Yanks managed just four hits in this game. A HR by Jacoby Ellsbury and RBI single by Francisco Cervelli in the seventh did cut it to 3-2 Phils before Claiborne gave any chance of winning the game away.

The Yanks are now 8-6-2 this spring and will continue to split squads up as some of the team heads to Panama (and Mo) this weekend.

S.T. Game 5. 3 Yanks HR equate to 8-2 win.

Eduardo Nunez and Carlos Beltran went back-to-back, and John Ryan Murphy had a 3-run HR in the Yanks 8-2 win over Toronto in spring training action today.

Starter Vidal Nuno went two innings, giving up 1 run (a HR by Jose Bautista) on 2 hits while striking out three.

Dean Anna, 27, tied it up with a hit in the second before Nunez (2-run HR) and Beltran went back-to-back in the third.

Bryan Mitchell pitched two scoreless innings, giving up three hits while striking out three.

Shane Greene gave up 1 run in his two innings of work.

Bruce Billings, Fred Lewis and Matt Daley each pitched a scoreless inning.

Yangervis Solarte went 2 for 2 and is now 6 for 7 for the spring. He turns 27 in July and has mostly played 2b and 3b in his minor league career. He has never played in the majors but has had three consecutive good years with the Twins AA and the Rangers’ AAA teams. He is opening eyes. Right now, Brian Roberts is still pegged as the Yanks’ 2B, but Roberts is  36 and has played in just 192 games since 2009. If Solarte (who has 2 HR) continues to impress, will they put the switch-hitter at 2B in place of the switch-hitting Roberts?

Hey, the Yanks have to get younger somewhere. Why not give him (or Anna) a shot if they continue to impress?

Just b/c SD, Min or Texas didn’t give them shot doesn’t mean they don’t deserve one. Click on their hyperlinks. Solarte and Anna did well in the minors and never got a shot at the majors.  Click on the hyperlinks for their stats.

Adonis Garcia went 3 for 4, top catching prospect Gary Sanchez had a hit and catcher Austin Romine threw out Jose Reyes trying to steal.