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Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (76-43) lost 6-3, blowing a 3-1 lead.. 3B Donovan Solano solo HR. DH Ji Man Choi solo HR. CF Jake Cave 2 hits. RF Billy McKinney 2 hits, RBI.

Lail 6 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 W, 4 K. 5.03
Jones (BS, 5; L, 6-4, 4.34) 2 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 2 W, 2 K. Gave up 2 HR.

AA: Trenton (78-40) split a DH.

Reg. Sched. game: Lost 3-2. CF Jeff Hendrix 2 hits. 1B Ryan McBroom 2 hits, 2 RBI. Dillon Tate promoted from Tampa.

Tate (L, 0-1, 4.50) 6 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 4 W, 2 K.

Makeup of 7/28 rainout: Won 4-0. 2B Abiatal Avelino 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits, RBI. C Francisco Diaz 2 hits.

Mesa 4 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 3 W, 4 K. 1.26
Reeves (W, 1-0, 0.00) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.00 (Just promoted).

High A: Tampa (72-46) won 5-1. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI. Same for CF Estevan Florial. DH Chris Gittens 2 RBI. 1B Tim Lynch 3 hits, RBI.

Swanson (W, 6-2, 3.86) 6 Ip, 0 R, 6 H, 1 W, 6 K.
Frawley 2 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 2 k. 2.70
Lane 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 k. 3.55

Low A: Charleston (65-53) won 7-3. 2B Oswaldo Cabrera 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI. 3B Dermis Garcia 2 hits RBI. Same for LF Pablo Olivares.

Nick Green (W, 8-8, 4.77) 5 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 2 K.
Morris 3 1/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 3 W, 4 K. 2.95
Hodson 2/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.00

 

Minor League Report. SWB loses pitcher’s duel.

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AAA: SWB (75-42) lost 1-0 in 11 innings, getting just 3 hits. DH Tyler Austin, on rehab, 0 for 4 with 2 strikeouts. RF Jake Cave had the “Golden Sombrero”, 0 for 4, 4 strikeouts. SWB struck out 17X. In return, SWB pitchers K’d 13.

German 6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 W, 8 K. 2.89
Feyereisen 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 5 K. 2.52
Mantiply (L, 5-5, 3.27) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 0 K.

AA: Trenton (76-39) lost 4-3. 2B Nick Solak 2 doubles, RBI. LF Zack Zehner 2 hits.

Acevedo 5 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.30
Espinal (H, 2) 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K. 0.00
Carroll (BS, 4; L, 1-4, 2.89) 1 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 2 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.

High A: Tampa (70-46) won 11-5. SS Kyle Holder 3 hits. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, RBI. DH Chris Gittens 2 hits, solo HR. 1B Tim Lynch 2 hits, RBI. 3B Gosuke Katoh HR, 2 RBI. RF Alexander Palma 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Between Low and High A this year, Florial, just 19, is .299-11-47, 22 SB. Maybe 3 years away, but the lefty swinging CF may be someone to watch out for.

Hebert 4 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 1 W, 1 K. 7.15
Mendez (W, 1-0, 0.00) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K.
Harvey 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 1.40

Low A: Charleston (63-53) won 7-4. 2B Diego Castillo 4 hits, RBI. CF Dom Thompson-Williams 2 hits, RBI. SS Oswaldo Cabrera 2 RBI. C Eduardo Navas 2 hits, RBI.

Garcia (W, 1-2, 2.20) 6 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 4 H, 0 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Diehl (H, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.66
Sosebee (S, 11) 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 1.93

Minor League Report. Hicks HRs on rehab, Tampa K’s 25.

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AAA: SWB (75-41) won 2-1. CF Mason Williams, RF Jake Cave (.358) & SS Cito Culver had 2 hits each. Rehabbing 1B Tyler Austin 1 for 3 with a walk and run scored. I don’t know if Cessa got hurt, or what.

Cessa 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 W, 5 K. 3.45
Cortes 4 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.17
Gallegos (W, 4-1, 1.69) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Heller (S, 5) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 2.87

AA: Trenton (76-38) lost 5-4. Rehabbing DH Aaron Hicks 2-run HR. LF Zack Zehner 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. RF Jeff Hendrix 3 hits. 1B Ryan McBroom 2 doubles. 3B Dante Bichette, Jr. 2 hits.

Carter 5 2/3 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 7 H, 0 W, 3 K. Gave up 3 HR. 2.67
Schwaab 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 2 K. 4.66
Coshow (L, 2-4, 3.91) 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.

High A: Tampa (69-46) won 2-1 in 14 innings, Tampa pitchers K’d 25. 2B Kyle Holder GW hit. 1B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits.

Keller 6 IP, 1 R, unearned, 6 H, 1 W, 11 K. 2.86
Pena 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 6 K. 2.72.
Lane 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 3.09
Tarpley (W, 5-0, 0.00) 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K.

Low A: Charleston (62-53) lost 3-0. C Ryan Lidge 2 of Charleston’s 3 hits.

Nelson (L, 2-9, 4.74) 5 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 2 W, 8 K.
DeCarr 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 2 K. 6.07

Minor League Report.

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One thing I would like to remind you about.

This sport of baseball is a crazy sport. Even though the Yanks play with a 25-man roster for most of the year, rosters can expand on Sept. 1.  Other sports don’t do this. Now, how many players will the Yanks leave down in the minors to compete for minor league titles and how many players will they bring up to expand the MLB roster to compete for the playoffs, who knows. But this is one reason I do the minor league report. Once rosters expand, who will be added? That way, you have an idea. For example, remember the big HR Slade Heathcott (now with the Giants AA/AAA) hit a couple of years back that helped the Yanks get in the playoffs?

AAA: SWB (73-41) won 5-0. 2 hits, solo HR 2B Donovan Solano. SS Cito Culver 2 hits, rbi. RF Jake Cave 2 hits, RBI. Neither Aaron Hicks or Tyler Austin, both rehabbing, played.

Lail 4 2/3, 0 R, 4 H, 0 W, 5 K. 5.23
Holder 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.93
Feyereisen (W, 2-2, 2.76) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K.
Heller 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 2.93

AA: Trenton off.

HIgh A; Tampa (67-46) won 13-11. 1B Chris Gittens HR 2 RBI. 2B Kyle Holder 3 hits, 2 doubles, 4 RBI. C Donny Sands 3 hits, 3 RBI. 2 doubles, SS Hoy Jung Park. RF Troy Amburgey 2 hits, 1 RBI.

Swanson 2 2/3 IP, 10 R, 7 Er, 9 H, 1 W, 0 K. Gave up 1 HR. 3.92
Frare 1  1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 5 W, 2 K. 5.82
Reeves 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 6 K. 2.52
Lane (W, 2-1, 3.72) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Harvey (S, 1) 1 Ip, 0 r, 0 h, 0 w, 1 K. 1.56

Low A: Charleston (61-52) lost 6-4. 2B Oswaldo Cabrera HR, 4 rbi.  3 hits, 2 doubles, LF Dalton Blaser.

Nick Green (L, 7-8, 4.92)  3 IP, 6 r, 6 h, 1 w, 3 k. Gave up 1 HR.
Morris 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 8 K. 2.72
Harris 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.55

 

 

Minor League Report. Hicks continues rehab. Austin starts his.

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Very nice news to see. Before the trade deadline, the Yanks were ranked #2 in MLB for the minor league system.

Even after the moves at the trade deadline, the Yanks are still ranked #4. Very nice, Cashman.

AAA: SWB (69-41) lost 4-2. Aaron Hicks DH’d in his second rehab game. He went 1 for 3, double, walk, scored a run. LF Jake Cave 2-run HR. Cave is having a fabulous year (.372-13-31) at AAA and deserves a Sept. callup.  You wonder who will come up when the rosters expand. 1B Tyler Austin came off the DL to begin rehab, going 0 for 2. RF Billy McKinney had 2 hits.

Caleb Smith (L 8-1, 2.35) 5 IP, 4 R, 6 H,  3 W, 2 K.
Lail 1 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 5.47
Rumbelow 2 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 0.00.
Gallegos 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H,  0 W, 1 K. 1.87.

AA: Trenton (73-36) split a DH.

Reg. sched. game: Lost 2-0. They got just 2 hits. CF Jeff Hendrix recently promoted from Tampa to Trenton. Nice average, decent speed, no power (70 games, .275-2-12, 13 SB).

Camarena (L, 1-1, 3.40) 6 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 H, 3 W, 1 K. (5-3, 3.35 AA/AAA)

Makeup of 8/2 rainout: Won 4-1. 2 hits, double, solo HR for Nick Solak, just promoted from Tampa. Hendrix 2 hits. LF Zack Zehner 2 rbi.

Jose Mesa is the son of the former reliever, Jose Mesa, who pitched in the majors for 19 seasons with eight different teams and who saved over 300 games.

Between A+/AA, he is 2-1, 2.56 this year with 4 saves.

Mesa (W, 1-0, 1.80) 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 7 K.
Carroll (S, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 2.10  (has split year A+/AA)

High A (A+) Tampa: (64-45) lost 6-2. Just promoted CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, RBI.

Widener (L, 5-7, 3.99) 3 IP, 3 r, 4 H, 2 W, 2 K.
Frare 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR. 5.74
Reeves 2 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.70.

Low A (A): Charleston (59-50) lost 6-3. LF Isiah Gilliam 3 doubles, rbi. DH Carlos Vidal 2 hits.

Nelson (L, 2-8, 4.81) 5 1/3 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Morris 3 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K. 2.97

Quick note: former ND football coach Ara Parseghian died a few days ago at the age of 94. The legendary coach was just 50 when he retired after the 1974 season. He coached the “Fighting Irish” for eleven seasons, 1964-1974, winning two national championships (1966, 1973).

 

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. Cortes dominates. Ex-MLB 1B Lee May dies.

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AAA: SWB (68-39) won 3-2. 2B Cito Culver 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. 2 hits, CF Jake Cave (.370).

Cortes 4 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 7 K. 0.95.
Pena 1 1/3 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR. 6.75
Mantiply (W, 5-4, 3.10) 2 IP, 1 R, unearned, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Gallegos (S, 3) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.93

AA: Trenton (72-34) won 3-2 in 11 innings on a bases loaded walk. 2 hits SS Abiatal Avelino. 3 Hits C Jorge Saez.

Acevedo 5 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR,  2.24
Carter 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. 2.75
Coshow (W, 2-3, 3.97) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 3 K.

High A: Tampa (63-43) lost 5-1. 2B Nick Solak (.303) 2 hits, RBI.

Hebert (L, 0-1, 3.86) 4 2/3 IP, 4 R, 2 ER, 6 H, 1 W, 4 K. gave up 1 HR.
Tarpley 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.00
Frare 1 Ip, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 6.39

Low A: Charleston (57-48) lost 2-0.  They got only 4 hits.

Vargas (L, 0-2, 2.37) 7 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 W, 4 K. gave up 1 HR
Harris 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.20

Ex-MLB star Lee May died at the age of 74. May played for the Reds 1965-1971 and was the 1B for the 1970 NL Champs, playing in the 1970 WS. He was with Houston 1972-1974. He was with the Orioles 1975-1980, playing with the Orioles in the 1979 WS. He finished his career with the Royals in 1981 and 1982.

He hit 354 HR in his MLB career. He was a 3x All-Star who finished in the top 10 of MVP voting in 1972 and 1976. Three times (1969-1971) he hit 30 or more HR in a season, and three times he drove in 100+ runs in a season, leading the AL in 1976.

His 162 g. average was .267-28-97, OPS+ 116. A Solid 1B/DH from 1965-1982.

In 13 postseason games, he hit .263-2-11. He was 7 for 18, 2 doubles, 2 HR, 8 RBI in five games in the 1970 WS.

His brother Carlos was a major leaguer, spending time in the 1970s with the White Sox and Yankees.