Yesterday in the minors. AAA, AA gear up for playoffs.

AAA: SWB won 6-2. Matt Tracy 1 R in 5 IP. Due to recent callups and DFA’s (Pena, Laird), SWB’s roster is very different as they head into the playoffs. 1b Kosuke Fukodome HR, 2 RBI. DH Ronnier Mustelier (who I wish were on the Yanks instead of Andruw Jones) 3 hits (.303 AAA, overall AA/AAA .314-15-69 in 114 games) 2B Corban Joseph 2 hits, 2 rbi. Today is supposed to be the last day of the regular season. Rain is forecast off and on right into Friday. SWB is the IL Northern division champ, and is at 84-59.

AA: Trenton gave up 3 in the bottom of the 9th to blow it, 5-4. Trenton made four errors in the game and all 3 runs were unearned. Vidal Nuno 2 R in 5 IP (2.45). 2 hits, solo HR CF Zoilo Almonte. Trenton, at 78-63, has clinched its division, the Eastern League East. Soon to be 21-year old RF Tyler Austin, who started the year at Low-A Charleston, is now with AA Trenton. (109 games, .322-17-79 combined).

High A:  Tampa was shut out 6-0. 35-33 2nd half, 4th, 3 GB; 1st half 4th, 30-37, 12 back. They are out of the playoffs. Season over.

Low A: Charleston won 5-1. Dante Bichette, Jr. 3 hits (.244-3-46). Casey McGehee 2 RBI. 2 hits, 2 RBI C Nick McCoy.  33-35, 4th, 10 1/2 out. First half: 39-28, 3rd, 6 1/2 out. They’ll be home for the playoffs.

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