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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. Torres suffers hyperextended elbow.

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AAA: Gleyber Torres suffered a hyperextended elbow sliding home in SWB’s (40-26) 6-2 win on Saturday. This was the first game of a DH that SWB swept.

Reg. scheduled game. SS Tyler Wade 2 hits, CF Dustin Fowler 3 hits, RBI.  Both stole 2 bases. LF Clint Frazier 2 hits, Rbi.

When will the Yanks bring up Chance Adams? Esp. w/CC on the DL and Tanaka struggling? Between AA/AAA, Adams is 8-2, 1.78.

Adams (4-2, 2.43) 5 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 3 W, 4 K.
Mantiply (S, 1) 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.03

Makeup of 4/7 rainout: SWB won 4-0. SS Wade two hits, 2B Donovan Solano 2 hits. 2 hits, RBI 1B Ji-Man Choi (.296). C Wilkin Castillo solo HR.

What a job by Adonis Rosa, who jumped all the way from Low A to AAA to make the start for the pitching strapped Railriders. With all the recent moves, SWB needed a starter.

Rosa (W, 1-0, 0.00) 6 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 0 W, 4 K. AAA debut.
Webb 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.09.

AA: Trenton (44-23) split a DH. They won the regularly scheduled game 2-1. 2 hits 3B Miguel Andujar & RF Billy McKinney.

Rogers (W, 4-0, 3.19) 6 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Brewer (S, 4) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 1.65′

Lost makeup of 4/7 rainout, 3-2. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits.

Cortes 6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 W, 6 K. 2.82
McNamara (BS, 1; L, 0-1, 5.79) 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 3 H, 0 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Frare 1/3 IP, 0 R 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 1.88

High A: FSL North (Tampa’s division) won the Florida State League All-Star Game, 5-2. Tampa representatives: SS Jorge Mateo 0 for 2, CF Tito Polo 0 for 2.
Schwaab 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 2 K.
Gomez 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K.

Low A: Charleston (33-36) won 3-0.

Keller (W, 5-5, 3.64) 6 IP, 0 r, 2 H, 4 W, 8 K.
Sosebee (H, 2) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.97
Mundell (S, 6) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.22

Minor League Report. Acevedo, Estrada continue to impress, Chapman rehab, FSL All Stars.

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AAA: SWB (38-26) won 8-1. 2B Tyler Wade (.317) 2 hits, RBI. CF Dustin Fowler (who I thought they’d call up instead of Mason Williams, but apparently Fowler isn’t on the 40-man roster) 2 hits, 2 RBI. DH Tyler Austin 2 hits, RBI. RF Clint Frazier 3-run HR. SS Gleyber Torres 3 hits.

Domingo Acevedo promoted. First AAA game. Rapidly rising. Was 0-4, 4.57 at Tampa this year, then 2-0, 1.62 at AA, now this. Overall 3-4, 3.09.

Acevedo (W, 1-0, 1.29) 7 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 5 W, 4 K.
Layne 1 2/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 1 w, 2 K. 0.00   Sent here after DFA and not claimed.
Heller 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.57

AA: Trenton (43-22) won 4-2. Gleyber Torres gets all the attention, deservedly, but SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits, .323. Jorge Mateo at High A has been struggling and has already been passed on the SS depth chart by Torres, Wade and Estrada. Trade bait? Torres is 20, but Estrada is only 21.

1B Mike Ford solo HR. Aroldis Chapman put in a rehab appearance, hmmm…. Chapman is expected to rejoin the Yanks on Sunday.

Chapman 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 2 W, 2 K. 13.50. Threw two WP. Hit 102.
Pena 3 1/3 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 0.00. Just promoted, first AA game.
Mesa (BS, 1) 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.80. Just promoted, 2nd AA game.
Marsh (W, 2-2, 3.68) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 5 K.
Rumbelow (S,1) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 0.00

High A: Tampa off. The Florida State League All-Star Game is today. For the FSL North, from Tampa (and some of these players have already been promoted to AA Trenton): P Cody Carroll, P Zack Littell, P Dillon McNamara, P Jose Mesa (son of ex-MLB reliever Jose Mesa), P Josh Rogers, SS Jorge Mateo (even though he is struggling). OF Tito Polo.

Low A: Charleston (32-36) lost 4-1. LF Ben Ruta and 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits each. RBI for Ruta.

Nelson (L, 0-6, 6.34) 3 1/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.
DeCarr 4 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.16
Lane 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.84

Minor League Report. Frazier (2) and Torres HRs power SWB. Good starting pitching at AA, A+

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Before getting to the minor league report: Masahiro Tanaka’s start has been pushed back from Sunday against Baltimore to Monday night in Anaheim against the Angels. No word on who starts Sunday, probably Chad Green.

AAA: LF Clint Frazier hit 2 homers and 2B Gleyber Torres hit another in SWB’s (34-24) 10-1 win over Lehigh Valley. Frazier had 4 rbi, Torres 2. Rehabbing Greg Bird was 0 for 5. SWB scored 7 in the first inning.

Both Frazier and Torres had 2 hits. Tyler Wade (.307) had 3 hits. Also chipping in with 2 hits and an RBI each were RF Tyler Austin and 3B Donovan Solano.

Cessa (W 3-6, 4.15) 6 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 2 W, 6 K.
Webb 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.43
Wotherspoon 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.00  AAA debut, just promoted.
Graham 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 4.97

AA: Trenton (38-21) walked off a 2-1 win in the bottom of the 10th on a bases-loaded walk to 2B Vicente Conde. RF Zack Zehner two hits.

Acevedo 8 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR. 1.62. Another comer.
Rumbelow 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.00
Brewer (W, 1-1, 2.03) 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.03

High A: Tampa (32-30) squeaked out a 2-1 win. 2 H, 2 RBI C Francisco Diaz.

Littell (W, 8-1, 1.76) 6 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 6 K.
Harvey (H, 1) 2 IP, 0 R,  2 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.00
Hissong (S, 3) 1 Ip, 1 R, UNEARNED, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 4.35

Low A: Charleston (30-30) lost 3-1. C Donny Sands and LF Dalton Blaser 2 hits each. Charleston got 10 hits, scored just 1 run.

Diehl (L, 6-2, 4.00) 4 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 4 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR
Lane 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K. 0.93
Harris 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.25

Minor League Report. Herrera continues to dominate.

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AAA: SWB (33-24) lost 3-2 to Lehigh Valley. RF Clint Frazier 2 hits. 3B Donovan Solano 2 hits. Rehabbing 1B Greg Bird 1 for 3 w/2 walks.

Lail 6 iP, 1 R, 4 H, 3 W, 5 K. 4.91
Mantiply (L, 2-3, 3.12) 1 1/3 ip, 2 r, 3 h, 1 W, 2 K.
Heller 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.77

AA: Trenton (37-21) won 9-0. Amidst talk of the injured James Kaprielian, and of Chance Adams, and Justus Sheffield, Ronald Herrera has been overlooked, but look at his record.

1B Mike Ford 3-run HR. SS Thairo Estrada (.332) 3 hits, RBI. RF Billy McKinney 2 hits. DH Zack Zehner 2 RBI.

Herrera (w, 7-0, 1.07) 6 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 9 K.
Carroll 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1.00

Herrera, a 22 yr. old righty, was ok, not great (10-8, 3.94 last year) but this year has really improved. Maybe a callup to AAA soon and we’ll see what he does there.

High A: Tampa (31-30) split a DH, both games 2-1.

Reg. sched. game: Won 2-1. C Francisco Diaz 2-run HR.

Koerner (W, 1-1, 3.00) 5 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Reeves (H, 2) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 7.36
Gomez (H, 2 ) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 2.93
Schwaab (S, 2 ) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 4.91

Makeup of 6/7 rainout: Lost 2-1. 1B Chris Gittens had 2 of their 4 hits.

Widener (L, 3-6, 4.33) 5 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 W, 5 K.
Foley 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 0.00

Low A: Charleston (30-29) split a DH.

Reg. Sched. game: won 3-1. RF Isiah Gilliam 2-run HR. Solo HR for LF Dalton Blaser.

Nick Green (W, 4-4, 2.75) 7 IP, 1 R, 7 H, 0 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.

Makeup of 6/6 rainout: Lost 2-0. Got just 3 hits.

Perez (L, 1-3, 3.77) 6 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 3 W, 5 K.
Sosebee 1 Ip, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K, 3.45.

 

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.