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The minors today.

AAA: SWB (Empire State) lost 4-2. Ramon Ortiz 4 R, 3 ER in 6 IP (9-4, 3.16 for the 39 yr. old ex-MLBer). RF Darnell McDonald a solo HR, 2 H each for CF Chris Dickerson (.302, but three strikeouts) and LF Ronnier Mustelier (.302). SS Eduardo Nunez 1 for 4, 3 strikeouts. 14 SWB batters were struck out. DH Jack Cust had the “golden sombrero.”

AA: 2-1 Trenton win. Brett Marshall 1 R in 6 IP (2.83).  Kelvin Perez 2 scoreless for the win (6-1, 1.07). RF Zoilo Almonte solo HR (.273-13-48).

High A: Tampa won 6-4 in 11. CF Ramon Flores 4 hits. RF Tyler Austin 4 hits, 3 RBI. 1B Kyle Roller 2 h, rbi. C Kyle Higashioka 2 doubles, 2 RBI.

Low A: 10-5 win for Charleston. Ben Gamel (CF) 3 h, 2 RBI (.307). RF Robert Refsnyder 3h, 3 RBI. C Francisco Arcia 2 h, 2 RBI. 4 hits for 1B Rey Nunez.

Tuesday Minors.

AAA: SWB won 6-4. Reliever Justin Thomas started, 4 scoreless. Chase Whitley 3 scoreless (7-5, 4.28). Manny Delcarmen 4.91 four runs in one inning as SWB cobbled together the game from their bullpen. Igarashi finished with a scoreless inning. 2B Corban Joseph 2 doubles, 2 walks. DH Jack Cust 2 RBI. C Francisco Cervelli 2 H, 2 RBI (.242-2-34).

AA:   5-2 loss for Trenton. Shaeffer Hall 4 R in 7 2/3 (8-7, 3.50).

High A: Joba had a 1-2-3 inning and will pitch again today (back-to-back days, he’s getting closer to returning to the Bronx). 4-3 loss for Tampa. Solo HR CF Mason Williams. (.268-3-7 since promotion). Eduardo Nunez (back in Bronx soon b/c of A-Rod injury?) 1 for 4.

Low A: Charleston lost 2-0. Ben Gamel (CF, .310) 2 hits.

GCL: Austin Romine 1 for 3, double, 2 walks, 2 RBI in rehab game.

The Minors Today.

AAA: A 14-2 blowout win for SWB (Empire State). Ex-major leaguer Ramon Ortiz 6 IP, 2 R (7-3, 2.84) at age 39. Jack Cust, the ex-major leaguer, DH, 3 Hits, HR, 4 RBI. 3B Brandon Laird, HR, 2 RBI. LF Cole Garner HR, 3 RBI. 4 hits for SS Ramiro Pena (yet another ex-MLB). 3 hits, rbi for RF Kosuke Fukodome (yet another ex-MLB). (Yes, I know Laird was in the majors too, but the ones I point out had SIGNIFICANT MLB time). 2B Corban Joseph 2 h, 2 RBI. 14 runs, 18 hits.

AA: 6-5 win for Trenton. Mikey O’Brien 4 R, 3 ER in 4 IP (4.07). Danny Farquhar 5th save (2.18). SS Addison Maruszak, 2 h, solo HR, .298-11-38. RF Zoilo Almonte, 2 h, solo HR, .277-10-41. Melky Mesa, CF, 3 h, solo HR, .273-12-41.

High A: DH.

GAME 1: Just 4 hits in the game, 2 by each team. Tampa wins 1-0. Matt Tracy 5 2/3 IP, 2 H. (4-2, 2.32). Mark Montgomery 1 1/3, save #14, 1.34.

GAME 2: A SWEEP, and each by a 1-0 score. Combined 3-hitter by Aaron Dott, Manuel Barreda and Branden Pinder. Only 7 hits total in this game.

Low A: 3-2 loss for Charleston. Matt Bashore 2 r in 5 IP (1.95). Nick Goody (0-1, 1.00) the loss despite 5 K in 2 IP.

GULF COAST ROOKIE LEAGUE: Austin Romine’s rehab: 1 for 3, double, 2 RBI.

The minors today.

AAA: 7-6 loss for SWB (Empire State). Ramon Ortiz 4 r, 3 er in 6 IP (2.94). Chase Whitley 3 R in 1 1/3. (5-4, 4.22). LF Ronnier Mustelier 2 h, double, solo HR (.306 at AAA). DH Jack Cust 2 h, 3 rbi.

AA: 4-3 win for Trenton. Brett Marshall (3.17) 1 R in 4 IP. 2 h, solo HR RF Zoilo Almonte (.286-9-39). 1b Luke Murton 3 h, hr, 3 rbi (.266-18-50).

High A: 9-2 Tampa win. Shane Greene 2-2, 4.41. 6 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 3 walks and 6 K. CF Mason Williams 2 h, solo HR. 3b Zach Wilson 2 h, 3 rbi. LF Ramon Flores 2 h, rbi.

Low A:  DH.

Game 1: Charleston won 9-7. They were down 7-2 entering the 6th, got 5 in the 6th, 2 in the 7th (minor league games, if part of a DH, are only 7 innings long). CF Ben Gamel 3 H, 4 RBI. 3B Dante Bichette, Jr. with 2 h, HR, 3 rbi. C Tyson Blaser 2 h, rbi. LF Cody Grice 2 h, rbi.

Game 2: Charleston lost 1-0. They only got two hits.

The minors tonight.

AAA: SWB lost 6-5 to Lehigh Valley. I had a few of my friends there. Ex-met John Maine 7 IP, 4 R. Ex-Red Sock Manny Delcarmen 1 IP, 2 R (2-4, 3.93).  Rats. I told my friends to give me a report on Ronnier Mustelier, and he didn’t play. (DAMN!) DH Jack Cust HR (19), 2 RBI (54). Solo HR 3B Brandon Laird (.228-5-38). Cervelli 2 h, 2 RBI (.248).

One reason SWB lost? Rehabbing Phillies star Ryan Howard had 2 hits, a HR, and 4 RBI.

AA: Trenton won 11-3. LHP Shaeffer Hall 3 R, 1 ER in 6 2/3. (7-6, 3.79). 3B Addison Maruszak, 3 H, HR 2 rbi (.285-8-34). RF Zoilo Almonte 3 h, HR, 3 RBI (.266-8-38). CF Melky Mesa 3 h, 2 doubles (.280). 1B Luke Murton (trade bait?) 2 h, HR, 2 rbi (.260-17-44).

High A: Tampa lost 10-6. Caleb Cotham 7 R in 5 IP (1-3, 6.44). Williams, Sanchez and Austin all played after their promotions from Low A.

Low A: 3-2 win for Charleston. Cito Culver 2 h, RBI (.208). Same with Francisco Arcia (.304).

The minors tonight.

Repeating something I posted on the recap of tonight’s Yankee game. David Aardsma shut down a while as the elbow (TJ surgery) started barking. It doesn’t appear to be major, just a “not so fast”. So instead of a July 19 return, the Yanks are looking to August.

AAA: 11-4 win for SWB (Empire State). Nelson Figueroa 5 IP, 2 R (5-2, 3.90). HR (18), 3 RBI Dh Jack Cust. HR (9), 3 Rbi 1b Russell Branyan.

AA: 8-4 loss for Trenton. Mikey O’Brien 8 R, 6 ER in 4 IP (4-2, 4.17). 2b David Adams 2 for 2, HR, 2 RBI (.270-3-22). Addison Maruszak, 3b, 2 h, hr, 2rbi. .278-6-30.

High A: Loss for Tampa, 9-5. Matt Tracy 7 R, 6 ER in 4 2/3 (2-2, 2.33). DH Slade Heathcott double, solo HR. 2 H, 2 RBI for LF Neil Medchill.

Low A: 10-2 loss for Charleston. Bryan Mitchell 4 R in 4 IP (5-6, 4.50)

The minors today.

AAA: SWB entered 43-37, 3 GB (3rd) in the IL North. Click the links for the stats for teams (all), pre-game.

John Maine finally pitched well, five scoreless in SWB’s 11-5 win tonight (2-2, 6.55). LF Mustelier 2 h, .308, RBI. Six different SWB Yanks had 2 hits each tonight. Double, HR, 2 RBI DH Jack Cust (17 HR). 1b Russell Branyan 3 RBI. 2b Corban Joseph 2 RBI.

AA: Trenton entered the game 44-33, tied for 1st in the Eastern League’s East. They took a 4-0 lead into the bottom of the eighth and blew it, giving up one in the eighth and four more in the ninth to lose 5-4. Shaeffer Hall threw six shutout innings, 2 H, 3 walks, 7 K, ERA 3.97. Ryan Flannery 2/3 IP, 4 R, 2 H, 3 walks, 1 K. (2-2, 3.72). RF Abe Almonte 3 h, double, 3 RBI (.284).

High A: Tampa entered at 3-3 as the second half just started. (1st half was 30-37, 4th in FSL North, 12 GB).

Tampa won 7-1. Caleb Cotham (1-2, 5.18) 6 shutout IP, 8 K. DH Slade Heathcott 3 h, HR, 2 RBI. 1b Kyle Roller 2 h, HR, 3 RBI (.254-10-44).

Low A: Charleston was 4-3 entering the game as the second half started there too in the South Atlantic League. They were 39-28 in the first half, 3rd place in the SAL South, 6 1/2 out.

5-4 win tonight for Charleston. Scottie Allen 5 IP, 1 unearned run. (3-5, 5.19). 2 hits, 2 RBI DH Ben Gamel.