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Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (86-52) lost to Lehigh Valley 5-3. SS Tyler Wade 2 doubles. 2 hits 1B Ji Man Choi. 2 hits, RBI RF Mason Williams.

Lail 6 IP, 0 R, 3 h, 4 W, 3 K. 5.17
Feyereisen (BS, 1; L, 2-3, 3.53) 1 IP, 5 R, 4 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Rumbelow 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.62

AA:   Trenton (91-46) won 3-2. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits. Rehabbing DH Garrett Cooper 2 hits. 2B Nick Solak 2 hits, RBI.

Mesa 5 IP, 0 R, 2 h, 3 W, 6 K. 0.79
Sosebee (Bs, 1) 1 2/3 IP,  2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 3 K. 4.91
Schwaab (W, 2-0, 2.84) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 2 K.

High A: Tampa (83-50) lost 4-2. 1B Chris Gittens solo HR. LF Gosuke Katoh 2 hits.

Swanson (L, 7-3, 3.95) 5 ip, 3 R, 4 H, 2 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR>
Frare 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.86
Foley 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 5 K. 2.32

Low A: Charleston (75-61) lost 1-0. They got just 3 hits, 2 by RF Isiah Gilliam.

Nelson (L, 3-12, 4.56) 4 1/3 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 4 W, 5 K.
Diehl 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 W, 3 K. 3.16

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Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (86-50) won 8-4 over Rochester. RF Tyler Austin HR, 3 RBI. Rehabbing DH Matt Holliday 1 for 3, 2 walks. 1B Ji Man Choi 2 doubles, 2 RBI. 2B Donovan Solano 2 hits. 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, RBI.  (Andujar is .323-16-81 at AA/AAA this year, and in his one MLB game was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI. So the bat is there but apparently the Yanks don’t like his defense so far. He’s only 22. But given what they’ve received from Headley and Frazier….)

For those in the Lehigh Valley and who are Iron Pigs’ fans, well they have had and have (tonight) to root for SWB. Lehigh Valley is 2 back of Rochester for a playoff spot, with just a handful of games to go. So they need help from SWB.

German (W, 7-2, 2.83) 5 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 3 W, 4 K.
Holder (H, 1) 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 1 K. 1.88
Heller 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 2 W, 0 K. 2.88
Feyereisen 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.55

AA: Trenton (89-46) won 2-1. 2 hits, solo HR for DH Garrett Cooper, on rehab. He had 2 of Trenton’s 3 hits.

Carter (W, 3-1, 3.26) 6 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 W, 1 K.
Espinal (H, 4) 2 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.56
Brewer (S, 11) 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 1.34

High A: Tampa (82-49) swept a DH.

Reg. Sched. Game: Won 4-3. LF Alexander Palma, 3-run HR.

Keller (W, 5-3, 2.90) 6 IP, 3 r, 8 H, 1 W, 6 K.
Foley (S, 6) 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.17

Makeup of 8/28 rainout: Won 7-2. 2B Kyle Holder 3 hits, HR, 2 RBI, triple shy of cycle. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. 1B Chris Gittens solo HR (all three going to Arizona Fall League). DH/2B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits, RBI.

Rosa (W, 3-0, 4.32) 5 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 0 W, 5 K.
Harris 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K. 2.77

Low A: Charleston (74-60) won 2-0. DH Dermis Garcia 2-run HR. Charleston got only 3 hits. Charleston’s magic # to clinch a playoff spot is 1.

Nick Green 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 9 K. 4.40
Morris (W, 6-2, 2.63) 2 2/3 IP, 0 r, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K.
Wivinis (S, 3) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.00

Finally, former Villanova basketball coach Rollie Massamino died. He coached Villanova to the upset over Georgetown for the NCAA basketball title on April 1, 1985, one of the greatest games, and biggest upsets, in NCAA basketball history.

Minor League Report. Six going to AFL.

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The Yanks announced that six players will be going to the Arizona Fall League. They will be playing for the Scottsdale Scorpions. The players are: CF Estevan Florial, LHP Justus Sheffield, RHP Dillon Tate, SS Thairo Estrada, SS Kyle Holder and 1B Chris Gittens.. The manager will be Jay Bell, Tampa’s manager (the former Pirate and Diamondback SS who scored the winning run of the 2001 WS, beating the Yankees). The AFL runs from Oct. 10-Nov. 18th. Florial, Sheffield and Tate are considered top 10 Yankees’ prospects.

AAA: SWB (85-50) won 8-1. 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, triple, HR, 2 RBI. C Wilkin Castillo 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI. Rehabbing DH Matt Holliday 1 for 4. RF Billy McKinney 2 hits, RBI.

Cortes (W, 2-3, 1.28) 5 2/3 IP, 1 R, 7 H, 1 W, 5 K.
Mantiply 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 2.96
Jones 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 4.62

AA: Trenton (88-46) lost 8-3. Estrada 2 RBI. 2B Abital Avelino 3 hits, RBI. 1B Garrett Cooper is on rehab here (0 for 1, 2 walks).

Camarena (L, 2-3, 4.18) 5 1/3 IP, 6 R, 9 H, 2 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Tarpley 2 1/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.68

High A: Tampa (80-49) won 1-0 on a 1-hitter. Florial had the RBI.

Widener 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.54
Pena (W, 3-2, 2.47) 4 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. 2.47
Harvey (S, 4) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 1.09

The second game was rained out.

Low A:   Charleston (73-60) won 4-3. DH Dermis Garcia (double and triple), CF Dom Thompson-Williams and 2B Oswaldo Cabrera all had 2 hits & an RBI. LF Devyn Bolasky and RF Isiah Gilliam each had 2 hits.

Vargas 6 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 W, 5 K. 3.61
Mundell (W, 1-4, 2.51) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K.
Sosebee (S, 13) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.20

 

Minor League Report.

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AAA SWB & AA Trenton off. So was Low A Charleston.

High A: Tampa (74-46) won 4-2. DH Chris Gittens 2-run HR. SS Hoy Jun Park & 2B Gosuke Katoh each had 2 hits and an RBI.

Keller (W, 4-2, 2.70) 6 IP, 1 R, 8 H, 0 W, 8 K.
Harris (H, 2) 2 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.18
Foley (H, 4) 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 1 K. 2.59
Lane (S, 1) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.38

Maybe it’s true things happen in threes. First Ara Parseghian, then Dick MacPherson and now another college football coach from long ago passed away. Frank Broyles, who coached Arkansas to the 1964 national championship, passed away. After coaching, he became a color football commentator on TV and Arkansas’ athletic director.

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.

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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