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Game 117. The Aaron’s (Hicks & Judge) and the Kraken power Yanks, 4-2.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Home runs by the Aaron’s (no, not Henry or Tommy) Hicks and Judge and another by Gary (the Kraken) Sanchez powered the Yanks to a 4-2 subway series win over the Mets Monday night.

I was worried about Luis Cessa starting. He pitched half decently tonight but didn’t provide length (see below…injury). There are times I and others wondered “why Cessa again? Why not bring up Chance Adams?” Cessa does appear better suited for middle relief than a starting role. His numbers seem to back that up.

Now to bring up Adams, the Yanks would have to put him on the 40-man and take someone off. Girardi thinks Adams, despite his fine record in the minors (13-3, 1.96 AA/AAA this year), isn’t ready yet. He may or may not have to be ready now, because Cessa got hurt tonight. I know I, and a lot of the fan base, would like to see the kid. And see him over Cessa, no offense to Cessa. With Cessa’s injury, do we now see Adams?

Cessa left the game in the fifth inning with an apparent back injury. Meanwhile, CC Sabathia apparently tried pitching today and may or may not be ready on Saturday. So he’d fit right back in line if he was ready.

Cessa gave up HRs in the third to both ex-Yankee Curtis Granderson and to Yoenis Cespedes to put the Mets up 2-0.

In the fourth, Sanchez hit a SF to cut the lead to 2-1.

Aaron Judge tied the game with HR #36 in the sixth. The strikeouts did continue, but maybe this HR gets him going again.

With the score tied in the bottom of the eighth, the Yanks got HRs from Aaron Hicks (12) and Gary Sanchez (20) to put the game away, 4-2.

For all three, it was their 40th career HR. All three got it in the same game.

Cessa 4 1/3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 2 W, 5 K. Gave up 2 HR. 4.75
Green 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 4 K. 1.95. Been great all year.
Robertson (W, 6-2, 2.30) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Betances (S, 7) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.25

Some further notes. The Yanks may want to bring up someone like Donovan Solano and send Tyler Wade down? Castro will be starting rehab soon and should be back soon, and they need him. Wade, 22, has done well at SWB but is down to .120 and really looks overmatched so far in the majors.

The slump of Judge and the slump of Holliday, combined with the DL stints for Holliday and Castro have really hurt the lineup. 3 homers today helped win the game, but the Yanks will have to be good at playing littleball until some players come back, be it Bird, Holliday and/or Castro.

The win, puts the Yanks at 62-55. With Boston losing, they are now 4 1/2 out in the AL East. They retain the top wild card spot.

 

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (76-42) won 6-2. Tyler Austin was activated off the DL, optioned to SWB. DH’d,  3 hits, HR, 2 RBI. RF Billy McKinney 2 hits, double, HR, 3 RBI. LF Mason Williams 2 hits.

Chance Adams’ combined record this year (AA/AAA): 13-3, 1.96.
Nick Rumbelow got in 17 games, 4.02 ERA for the 2015 Yankees. He missed all but one game in 2016 and a large amount of this year. He’s pitching well since returning (overall 0.85 ERA, 5-0) and could be a September callup.

Adams (W, 9-3, 2.31) 6 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 H, 1 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Rumbelow 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H 0 W, 4 K. 0.00

AA: Trenton (77-39) won 6-5. CF Jeff Hendrix 4 for 4, RBI. 2B Nick Solak 2 hits. DH Mike Ford 2 hits, RBI. LF Zack Zehner 2 Hits, 2 RBI.

Koerner (W, 4-3, 3.97) 6 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 3 W, 7 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Gomez (H, 2) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 1.73
Coshow (S, 15) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.83

High A: Tampa (71-46) won 12-5. 3B Angel Aguilar 3 hits, double, HR, 5 RBI.  CF Estevan Florial HR, 3 RBI. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, solo HR. SS Kyle Holder 2 hits, 2 RBI. LF Devyn Bolasky 2 hits, RBI.

Rosa (W, 1-0, 9.00) 5 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Frare 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 5.21
Foley 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K.

Low A: Charleston (64-53) won 7-3. RF Steven Sensley 2 HR, 4 RBI. DH Isiah Gilliam 3 hits, RBI. LF Pablo Olivares 4 hits, 2 doubles, solo HR.

Vargas 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.55
Harris (W, 1-0, 2.36) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.36
Mundell (H, 2) 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR.  2.83
Bristo (S, 1) 3 IP,  1 R, 1 H, 3 W, 0 K. 1.80

 

 

 

Minor League Report. 3 HR, Adams lead SWB. Tate shines for Tampa.

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AAA: SWB (72-41) won 7-5. CF Aaron Hicks, 2 for 3, double, on rehab. 3B Miguel Andujar double, HR, 2 RBI. Tyler Austin, rehab, also 2 for 3 with a double. LF Billy McKinney 2 for 3, HR, 3 RBI. 1B Ji-Man Choi solo HR.

Adams (W, 8-3, 2.37) 6 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 5 K. Gave Up 1 HR. (AA/AAA 12-3, 1.99)
Jones 1 2/3 IP, 2 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.81
Mantiply 0 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.21
Rumbelow (S, 2) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 0.00

AA: Trenton (75-37) won 4-2 in 11. CF Rashad Crawford 2 hits, Walkoff 2-run HR. C Francisco Diaz 2 hits, RBI.

Koerner 5 1/3 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR. 3.46
Espinal (H, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 0.00
Carroll (BS, 3) 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.23
Schwaab (W, 1-0, 5.40) 2 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K.

Low A: Tampa (66-46) won 9-2. LF Trey Amburgey 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. 2B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits. DH Chris Gittens 2 RBI. RF Devyn Bolasky double, solo HR. C Wes Wilson 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Tate (W, 6-0, 2.62) 8 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 1 W, 2 K.
Foley 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 2.70

Low A: Charleston (61-51) won 2-1. DH Isiah Gilliam solo HR.

Rosa (W, 4-3, 3.04) 6 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 5 H, 2 W, 4 K.
Bristo (H, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 3 K. 0.00
Diehl (S, 2) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.76

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (69-39) won 5-1. LF Billy McKinney, 3-run HR. 2B Donovan Solano 2 hits, RBI. RF Jake Cave 2 hits. DH Mark Payton 2 hits.

Adams (W, 7-3, 2.32) 6 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 4 W, 3 K.
Feyerisen (H, 3) 2 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.03
Heller 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 k. 3.14

Adams is 11-3, 1.93 between AA/AAA this season. He’ll be 23 soon.

AA: Trenton (72-35) lost 3-1. 3B Dante Bichette, Jr. 3 hits, RBI. 2B Nick Solak has been promoted to Trenton.

Koerner (L, 3-3, 3.72) 3 R, 7 H, 2 W, 4 K.
Schwaab 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 7.11

High A: Tampa (64-44) won 5-3. 1B Tim Lynch solo HR. CF Estevan Florial has been promoted to Tampa, as has 2B Hoy Jung Park (I can’t list all moves, but if I see someone has been moved up, I’ll state so).

Swanson (W, 5-2, 3.23) 7 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 0 W, 5 K.
Frawley (H, 1) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 4.05
Foley (S, 4) 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 2.84

Low A: Charleston (58-49) scored twice in the bottom of the ninth but lost a slugfest, 11-10. RF Isiah Gilliam double, HR, 4 RBI. 3B Dermis Garcia solo HR. CF Carlos Vidal 2 hits, 3 RBI. 1B Brandon Wagner 3 hits, RBI. 2 hits each for DH Steven Sensley and LF Pablo Olivares.

Nick Green (L, 7-7, 4.52) 2 2/3 IP, 9 R, 8 ER, 7 H, 1 W, 6 K.
DeCarr 2 1/3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 2 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR. 6.75
Mundell 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.17
Harris 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.05

Minor League Report. Slam for Mateo.

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AAA: SWB (65-38) won 5-4 in 10 innings. DH Mike Ford 2-run HR in the top of the 10th. C Eddy Rodriguez 2 hits, RBI. RF Mason Williams 2 hits. Joe Girardi keeps stating that Chance Adams isn’t ready yet. You wonder how good he’ll be when he is ready. In 20 starts, AA/AAA, Adams is 10-3, 1.96.

Adams 7 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 W, 7 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.39.
Shreve (BS, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 3 K. 1.59
Heller (W, 3-3, 3.29) 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K.

AA: Trenton (69-33) won 8-4. SS Jorge Mateo grand slam. 3B Dante Bichette, Jr. 2 hits, 2 RBI. RF Jhalen Jackson 3 hits. LF Devyn Bolasky 2 RBI.

Koerner (W, 3-2, 3.56) 6 1/3 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Cortes 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.70
Carroll 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.32
Coshow 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 4.35

High A:   Tampa (60-42) won 5-2. 1B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits, RBI. 2 hits and 2 RBI for SS Kyle Holder. 2 Hits, RBI for LF Alexander Palma.

Mesa 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 5 K. 2.72
Lane (W, 1-0, 4.76) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K.
Frare (H, 1) 2 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 6.17
Foley (S, 3) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.00

Low A: Charleston off.

Minor League Report.

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Before I get to the minor league report….. Apparently Judge’s HR last night broke Statcast. They still can’t figure out how far it went . Seattle is saying 440 but I think it went further…. anyway, it’s one you have to see if you haven’t already.

Now to the minors.

AAA: SWB (63-35) won 2-1 on a walkoff single by 1B Mike Ford. Joe Girardi says Chance Adams isn’t ready yet. You wonder how good he’ll be when he IS ready.

Adams 6 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 W, 0 K. 2.37
Shreve 2 IP 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1.08
Rumbelow (W, 4-0, 0.00) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K.

AA: Trenton (65-32) lost 5-1. They got just four hits.

Koerner (L, 2-2, 3.75) 3 2/3 IP, 5 R, 9 H, 3 W, 3 K. Gave up HR.
Carter 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.77
Schwaab 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 7.36
Brewer 2 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 1.07

High A: Tampa (55-42) won 6-4. DH Trey Amburgey and 1B Tim Lynch 2 RBI each. C Sharif Othman 2 hits, RBI. 2 hits for LF Alexander Palma.

Espinal 3 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1.69
Frawley (W, 1-0, 3.38) 2 2/3 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 0 W, 3 K
Reeves 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.70
Foley 1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.38

Low A: Charleston (53-44) lost 4-2. DH Isiah Gilliam 2-run HR. C Donny Sands 2 hits.

Nelson (L, 1-7, 4.96) 4 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 4 W, 6 K.
Morris 3 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 2.70
Mundell 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.59

 

Saturday’s minor league action.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

ICYMI, Tyler Wade was sent down when the Yanks activated Starlin Castro off of the DL.

AAA: SWB (58-34) won 2-1. Chance Adams was a bit off. SWB only had 4 hits. 2 hits, RBI for 3B Miguel Andujar.

Adams 4 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 h, 4 W, 3 K. 2.45 @ AAA.
Feyereisen (W, 1-1, 3.09) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K.
Jones (S, 3) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.00

AA: The big Yanks weren’t the only ones to go extras. Trenton (61-30) lost 7-6 in 13 innings. 3B Billy Fleming 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. CF Tito Polo 4 hits, 2 RBI. 1B Dante Bichette, Jr. 2 hits.

Acevedo 4 IP, 6 R, 9 H, 2 W, 3 K. Gave up 3 HR. 2.37
Carter 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 h, 2 W, 1 K. 4.15
Coshow 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 6 K. 4.74
McNamara (L, 0-2, 6.35) 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. Gave up walkoff HR.

High A: Tampa (50-40) won 5-4. DH Tim Lynch solo HR. 2B Nick Solak 2 RBI. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits, RBI.

Tate (W, 4-0, 3.00) 6 1/3 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 3 W, 4 K. Gave up 2 HR.
Espinal (H, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 1.54
Mesa (S, 3) 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.21 Gave up 1 HR (son of ex-MLB Jose Mesa).

Low A: Charleston (50-42) came from behind 4-0 to win with one run in the seventh, one in the eighth and three in the top of the ninth. 1B Brandon Wagner solo HR. 2B Diego Castillo 3 hits, 2 doubles, 2 RBI.

Nelson 5 1/3 IP, 4 R, 10 H, 0 W, 4 K. 4.87
Diehl (w, 9-2, 4.05) 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 6 K.