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Minor league playoffs.

AAA: SWB fell into an 0-2 hole with a 3-2 loss tonight. Ramon Ortiz 3 R, 1 ER in  6 1/3. Errors by 3B Kevin Russo and RF Cole Garner were costly. Garner did have 2 hits and an RBI.

AA: Trenton tied up their series at a game apiece by scoring three in the 9th. David Aardsma started (rehab, and in a AA playoff game). 1 IP,  1 R, 3 H, 1 walk and 0 K. Not good if you are hoping for more of him and less of Joba. Shaeffer Hall 5 2/3 IP, 0 R, just 1 hit. DH Rob Segedin bases-loaded triple in the top of the 9th. Solo HR SS Addison Maruszak.

The minors today.

A-Rod will start his rehab with High A Tampa tomorrow. David Aardsma will be heading there also.

AAA: SWB clinched its division with a 5-0 win tonight. John Maine 7 IP, 3 H. (8-5, 4.97). SS Eduardo Nunez, DH Ronnier Mustelier, C Austin Romine and RF Cole Garner all hit HRs.

AA: Trenton lost 5-3. Shaeffer Hall 5R, 4 ER in 5 IP (9-10, 3.67). Addison Maruszak, SS, with a 2-run HR (.274-16-56).

High A: Tampa scored 5 in the top of the 9th for a comeback 5-4 win. Jose Ramirez 1 R in 6 IP. RF Tyler Austin with a grand slam.

Low A: Charleston split a DH.

Game 1: 7-2 win. 2B Casey Stevenson 2 h, 4 RBI. 1B Rey Nunez 2 h, 2 RBI. Brett Gerritse 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 5 K.

Game 2:   7-1 loss as Charleston only got two hits. C Francisco Arcia HR.

The minors today.

AAA: SWB failed to clinch its division today, losing 5-2 to Lehigh Valley. Ex-major leaguer Scott Elarton beat them. Mike O’Connor 2 R in 5 2/3. Kelvin Perez, who has had a great year, had a bad night. 3 R in 1 IP. RF Cole Garner had 3 of SWB’s 6 hits.

AA: Trenton lost 3-1. Mikey O’Brien 2 R in 6 IP (5-7, 4.22). RF Zoilo Almonte 2 of Trenton’s 5 hits.

High A: Tampa split a DH.

Game 1: 3-0 win. Nik Turley 5 2/3 scoreless IP. (9-5, 2.89).

Game 2: A 5-1 loss. DH Slade Heathcott 3 for 3. RF Tyler Austin 2 hits.

Low A: Game 2 of a scheduled DH for Charleston was suspended, no score in the third.

Game 1: A 3-0 win for Charleston. 6 IP, Bryan Mitchell, gave up just 2 hits.

The minors today.

AAA: 13-8 win for SWB (Empire State). 3B Kevin Russo 4 hits, rbi (.306). 1B Brandon Laird 3 H, HR, 4 RBI (.249-9-55). RF Cole Garner 2 h, HR, 4 RBI (.274-5-21). 2B Corban Joseph 2 h, 2 RBI (.266). 39 yr. old Ramon Ortiz 6 R, 1 ER in 5 IP (8-3, 2.80). Cory Wade 2 IP, 2 R, both unearned. Danny Farquhar 2 scoreless innings. SWB entered the game in first place (by 1/2 over Pawtucket and by 1 over Lehigh Valley) in the IL North.

AA: Trenton lost 7-1. Mikey O’Brien 6 R in 6 IP (4-3, 4.52). RF Zoilo Almonte (.273) and CF Melky Mesa (.274) 2 hits each.

High A: Tampa 5-3 loss. 2 hits CF Mason Williams, HR by DH Slade Heathcott. HR 3B Zach Wilson.

Low A: Charleston won 8-5. DH Dante Bichette, Jr. 3 H, 2 RBI. 2 h, 3 rbi for 3B Casey Stephenson.

GCL: SS Eduardo Nunez 1 for 3 in his rehab. DH Austin Romine 0 for 4.

 

Friday’s minors. Joba.

Sorry for the late recap. Long night, lots of errands today.

AAA: 11-3 rain-shortened win for SWB (Empire St.). 5 1/2 innings. John Maine 3 R in 5 IP (4-3, 6.15). 3B Kevin Russo (.399) 2 H, 3 RBI. 1B Brandon Laird  3 h, 2 RBI (.244). Cole Garner (RF, .269) and Ramiro Pena (2b, .252) two rbi each. Pena was the subject of a trade rumor earlier in the week.

AA: Trenton lost 8-3. Brett Marshall 2 R in 7 IP (10-4, 2.97). Graham Stoneburner gave up 6 in the 8th. LF Jose Pirela (.324) and CF Melky Mesa (.271) with 2 h.

High A: Tampa lost 3-2. Joba took the loss, starting and pitching two innings. He gave up 2 R, 1 ER, 2 H, 1 walk, 1 K, gave up a HR. Slade Heathcott, DH, 3 H, 2 doubles, rbi.

Low A: 5-3 loss for Charleston. Scottie Allen 4 R, 1 ER, 9 K in 5 IP (3-6, 4.59). Charleston pitchers had 14 K in the loss.

GCL: SS Eduardo Nunez 0 for 3. C Austin Romine 1 for 1, 2 walks.

The minors today. Joba looking good.

AAA: SWB (Empire St.) had a 4-2 lead entering the 8th but blew it in losing 5-4. Adam Warren 2 R in 5 2/3 (3.86), but Justin Thomas gave up 2 in 2 IP and Ryota Igarashi (1-2, 2.76) gave up the run in the top of the 9th to blow it. CF Chris Dickerson single, triple, solo HR. RF Cole Garner 3 hits. Ronnier Mustelier has been placed on the 7-day DL. LF Kosuke Fukodome solo HR. 3B Kevin Russo 2 h, rbi. (.298, 24 RBI).

AA: Trenton got one in the 8th and one in the 9th to win 5-4. Dellin Betances 3 R in 6 IP. Kelvin Perez 2 2/3 scoreless for the win (5-1, 1.04). 1B Luke Murton solo HR (.262-20-53). HR C J.R. Murphy. DH Addison Maruszak 3 RBI. (.304).

High A:  Tampa won 12-0. Nik Turley 6 IP, 3 H, 7 K (5-3, 2.95). SS Jose Mojica 3 h, 3 RBI. 16 hits, everyone in the lineup got at least one.

Low A: 5-0 win for Charleston. Brett Gerritse 6 IP, 3 h, 6 K. (3-4, 3.81). 1B Rey Nunez 2-run HR. (.261-5-41). CF Ben Gamel 2 h, rbi (.303, 45 RBI). C Tyson Blaser 2 h, rbi .326.

Gulf Coast Rookie League: Joba pitched one perfect 1-2-3 inning, striking out two and hitting 98. Austin Romine  1 for 2 with a double.

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.