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Minor League Report. When will they call Chance Adams up? (Great again). Littell & Perez dominate again, too.

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This will be my last report for a while. I will be on vacation, visiting family on the other side of the country for a little over a week. Please bear with me until my return.

I haven’t seen a niece or nephew in 8 years. Or a sister in two years.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

AAA: SWB (44-28) won 11–1.  Chance Adams was once again, awesome. When does he join the rotation? Not only that, when does Austin replace Carter at 1B?

Check the numbers.

Austin DH: 2 Hits, double, HR, 4 RBI.
If you don’t want him to replace Carter, how about 1B Ji-Man Choi? HR, 2 RBI.
RF Jake Cave 2 hits, solo HR.
LF Mark Payton 3 Hits, rbi.
2B Cito Culver 2 hits, double, HR, 2 RBI.

Adams (W, 5-2, 2.12) 6 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 8 K.
Heller 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 3 K. 2.67. Gave up 1 HR.
Graham 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 3.57.

Between AA and AAA this year, Adams is 9-2, 1.65 in 14 starts. How long before he is brought up?

AA: Trenton rained out.

High A: Tampa (40-31) won 6-1 in a rained shortened game.  2B Nick Solak (.315) 2 hits, 2 RBI. SS Kyle Holder 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Zack Littell (W, 9-1, 1.77) 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. 21 yrs. old and someone to watch out for.

Low A:    Charleston (35-36) won 2-1 in 10 innings.

2B Joy Hun Park 3 hits.
LF Blake Rutherford 2 hits.
CF Estevan Florial 3 hits, 1 HR shy of cycle, RBI.

Perez 7 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 4 K. 3.24
Diehl (W, 7-2, 3.58) 2 1/3 IP,  0 R, 3 H, 0 w, 2K.
Mundell (S, 7) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.16

Minor League Report.

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The Yankees released minor league pitcher Travis Hissong.

Lower level leagues, like the short-season and Dominican Summer League have started up but I don’t go down to those levels. Not enough time.

AAA: SwB (43-27) split a DH. They lost the reg. sched. game 4-3. Solo HR’s CF Dustin Fowler, LF Jake Cave and RF Mark Payton.

Mitchell 4 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 5K.  4.50
Webb 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.24
Jones (BS, 3; L, 5-2, 3.93) 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 W, 1 K.

They won the makeup of a May 7 rainout 6-2. DH Tyler Austin a 3-run HR.  1B Ji-Man Choi triple, 3 RBI. 3b Miguel Andujar 2 hits. RF Payton 2 hits.

Mantiply 3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.03
Wotherspoon (W, 1-0, 2.35) 3 IP 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Graham 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.94

AA: Trenton (46-24) lost 14-4. 2B Abiatal Avelino 4 for 4, 2 doubles, RBI. 2 hits & an RBI for LF Devyn Bolasky.

Ramirez (L, 6-3, 3.47) 2 1/3 IP, 7 R, 8 H, 3 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Carter 2 1/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 0 W, 1 K. 15.43
Rumbelow 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.00
Coshow 2 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 1 W, 2 K 4.71

High A: Tampa (38-31) won 6-0.  CF Jeff Hendrix 2 hits, 2 RBI. DH Tito Polo 2 hits. 2B Nick Solak 3 hits. 2 hits and rbi for 3B Kyle Holder.

Dillon Tate came off the DL (sore shoulder) for his first minor league game of the season.

Tate (W, 1-0, 0.00) 5 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W,  5 K.
Reeves 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K. 4.26
Tarpley 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.00

Low A: The North and South for the South Atlantic League played to a 3-3 tie. It was played in rain which got worse after the seventh, when the game was stopped.

Charleston players (South): Blake Rutherford CF, 0 for 0; C Donny Sands 0 for 1.
SS Hoy Jun Park 0 for 1. LF Estevan Florial 0 for 2. 3B Angel Aguilar 0 for 2.

P Trevor Lane 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.

Minor League Report. Torres needs TJ surgery, done for year.

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Yankees’ top prospect, INF Gleyber Torres, needs TJ surgery and is done for the year. He injured his non-throwing elbow sliding into home the other day and hyperextended the elbow, injuring ligaments as well.

The Yanks were possibly grooming Torres to take over at 3B for Chase Headley later this year. They also now have promoted 3B Miguel Andujar to AAA. Andujar is an option for the future at 3B, also the Yanks may look at the trade deadline for a 3B. They aren’t happy with Headley’s performance so far.

Besides 3B, the Yanks may also look to upgrade at starting pitching and 1B. With CC out until early August and Tanaka struggling, an upgrade in the rotation, via Chance Adams being called up,Fo or a trade, looks imminent.

Also, 1B has been a problem with Greg Bird hurt and shut down, and the disappointing performance of Chris Carter. Here, the Yanks could look at a promotion (Tyler Austin, Mike Ford, Ji-Man Choi) or look to trade.

These are three positions that bear watching over the next month. How do the Yanks upgrade here? Is there a big deal brewing?

AAA: SWB (42-26) won 6-1. CF Dustin Fowler double, HR, 2 RBI. 3 hits, HR, 2 RBI LF Jake Cave. 3 hits, RBI 2B Donovan Solano. RF Clint Frazier 2 hits.

Lail (W, 4-2, 4.78) 6 2/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Layne (H, 1) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 0.00
Heller 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 2.48.

AA: Trenton off.

High A:   Tampa (37-31) won 4-2. 2B Nick Solak 2 hits, solo HR. LF Tito Polo 2 hits, rbi. C Sharif Othman 2 hits.

Widener (w, 4-6, 3.94) 6 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 W, 4 K.
Foley (H, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 3 K. 1.59
Gomez (S, 2) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 2.55

Low A: Charleston off.

UPDATE: Yanks’ minor league pitcher Matt Marsh has been suspended 50 games for using a banned substance.

Minor League Report. Great pitching.

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AAA: SWB (41-26) won a rain-shortened game 2-0. CF Jake Cave and RF Mark Payton 2 hits each, 3B Donovan Solano doubled, scored one, drove in one.

Caleb Smith with a rain-shortened one-hitter.

Caleb Smith (5-0, 2.44) 7 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 7 K.

AA: Trenton (46-23) swept a DH. They won the reg. sched. game 6-0. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits, RBI. 2B Abiatal Avelino 2 RBI.

Sheffield (W, 6-4, 2.99) 7 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 3 K.

Makeup of 5/6 rainout: Won 4-2. RF Billy McKinney double, HR, 2 RBI. 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits.

Camarena 4 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.86
Carroll (W, 1-1, 0.59) 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.

High A: No games. The FSL had their All-Star Game Saturday.

Low A: Charleston (34-36) won 5-1. SS Diego Castillo 2 hits. C Donny Sands 2 RBI. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits.

Nick Green 5 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.77
Frawley (W, 4-1, 1.45) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K.
Lane (H, 5) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.82
Harris 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 2 K. 1.50

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (33-23) won 5-1. SS Gleyber Torres 2 hits, 2 RBI. 2B Tyler Wade 2 hits. LF Clint Frazier 3 hits.

Smith 5 1/3 IP, 1 R, UNEARNED, 2 H, 2 W, 7 K. 2.67
Jones (BS, 2; W, 4-1, 2.17) 1 2/3, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.
Webb (S, 1) 2 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 2.45

AA: Trenton (36-21) lost 7-3. DH Jake Cave solo HR. 1B Mike Ford 2 hits, solo HR, 2 RBI.

Sheffield (L, 4-4, 3.47) 6 IP, 5 R, 6 H, 4 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.
McNamara 1 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. 9.00  Just promoted, first AA game.
Frare 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 0 k. 5.55
Coshow 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.65

High A: Tampa (30-29) rained out.

Low A: Charleston (29-28) won a rain-shortened game, 8-3. It was the first game of a scheduled DH, and the second game was rained out.

CF Estevan Florial a 2-run HR. PH/RF Dalton Blaser 2 hits, solo HR. DH Brandon Wagner 2-run HR. 1B Mandy Alvarez 2 doubles, RBI.

Keller (W, 4-5, 4.30) 6 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 9 H, 0 W, 5 K.

Minor League Report. Frazier HRs for third straight game. News on Torres & Adams.

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AAA: SWB (26-18) won 4-2 as RF Clint Frazier homered for his third straight game. He was 2 for 3 with a double and the solo HR.

I don’t mean to pick on Chase Headley, but just stating something that is fact and could be a harbinger of what may be to come, and appears to be of no coincidence. Headley is hitting .158 since April 19th. Meanwhile, since being called up to AAA, all three of Gleyber Torres’ games have had him starting at 3B. You can read the tea leaves here.

Torres was 2 for 3 with an RBI last night. Just putting one and one together, here.

Mason Williams had 2 hits and an RBI.

Chance Adams improved his career minor league record to 22-3, 2.01.

The Yanks won’t rush them, but you have to start wondering how close Torres and Adams are to making their MLB debuts.

Adams (W, 2-1, 2.12 AAA, overall AA/AAA this year—6-1, 1.38) 5 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 4 K.
Webb (H, 3) 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.00
Heller (H, 2) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.38
Frieri (S, 5 ) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.29

AA: Trenton (30-16) won 8-6. Good to see good records at both AAA and AA, and even High and Low A ball are over .500.

SS Thairo Estrada 3 hits.
CF Jake Cave 3 hits, 2 doubles, 3 RBI.
3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, 2 RBI
LF Zack Zehner 3 hits, rbi.
RF Billy McKinney 2 hits.
2B Abiatal Avelino 2 hits, RBI.

Lefty Josh Rogers made his AA debut after going 4-3, 2.22 at High-A Tampa.

Rogers (w, 1-0, 6.35) 5 2/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Wotherspoon (H, 4) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R 1 H, 0 W, 5 K. 1.14
Coshow 1 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.80

High A: Tampa (26-23) won 4-3. 2B Nick Solak 2 hits, RBI, same for CF Jeff Hendrix. 2 RBI for 3B Mandy Alvarez.

Koerner 4 1/3 IP, 1 R, unearned, 3 H, 2 W, 4 K. 0.00
Mesa (w, 1-0, 1.47) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 w, 2 K. 1.47
Reeves (H, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 2 R, both unearned, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 16.88
Schwaab (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.12

Low A: Charleston (24-23) scored in the bottom of the 13th to win 2-1. C Eduardo Navas the GW single. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, solo HR. 2 hits each for 3B Angel Aguilar and SS Hoy Jun Park.

Nick Green 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 3 W, 5 K. 3.02
Mahoney (BS, 3) 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.85
Mundell 2 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 2.41
Rosa (W, 1-1, 4.68) 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K.

I can’t keep up with all promotions/demotions, but if I see one (like Rogers, above) I will mention it.

 

Minor League Report. Great pitching.

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AAA: SWB (25-18) won 5-0. Maybe Chase Headley should look over his shoulder, for Gleyber Torres, in his 2nd AAA game, once again played 3B tonight.

Tyler Wade, SS, 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI, same with CF Dustin Fowler. Fowler’s performance is important because Jacoby Ellsbury suffered a concussion making a great catch tonight, and if he needs DL time….

2B Rob Refsnyder, LF Clint Frazier (double, solo HR) and RF Mason Williams 2 hits each.

Domingo German awesome tonight.

German (1-0, 3.29) 7 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 W, 10 K.
Gallegos 2 iP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K. 3.38

AA: Trenton (28-16) won 1-0. DH Jake Cave 2 doubles, RBI. LF Zack Zehner 2 for 2.

Domingo Acevedo awesome.

Acevedo (w 2-0, 0.00) 7 1/ 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 9 K. 
Feyereisen (S, 3) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 2.55

High A: Tampa rained out.

Low A: Charleston split a DH.

Game 1: Lost 3-0. CF Blake Rutherford and Diego Castillo had all their hits, 2 each.

Keller (L, 3-4, 4.53) 6 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 1 W, 3 K.

Game 2: won 10-5 in 4 1/2 Innings (23-22)

Lf Ben Ruta and CF Estevan Florial 2 hits. 2 RBI each.  C Donny Sands and 1B Brandon Wagner each 3 for 3.  SS Diego Castillo 2 RBI.

Orozco 3 2/3 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 5 H, 5 W, 4 K. 6.31
Morris (W, 1-1, 2.08) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.08