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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.

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AAA: SWB (37-25) won 6-5. C Kyle Higashioka 3 for 3, HR, 2 RBI. DH Tyler Austin 2 hits. SS Gleyber Torres triple, 2 RBI. 1B Greg Bird is struggling since going up to AAA on his rehab. CF Mason Williams double, 2 RBI.

Lail 6 IP, 5, R, 10 H, 2 W, 5 K. 5.18
Webb (BS, 3) 1 IP, 0 r, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.19
Mantiply (W, 3-3, 2.93) 1 2/3 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Graham (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 4.20

AA: Trenton (41-22) came up short, 5-4, scoring all their runs in the top of the ninth on a grand slam by LF Billy McKinney. CF Rashad Crawford and 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits each.

Ramirez (L, 6-2, 2.51) 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Carroll 3 1/3 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 0 W, 5 K. 0.73
Coshow 1 IP, 3 R, all unearned, 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. 4.05

High A: Tampa (35-31) swept a DH.
Reg sched. game: Won 11-1. CF Tito Polo double, triple, 4 RBI. LF Trey Amburgey 2 hits, rbi. 2B Nick Solak 2-run HR. 3B Kyle Holder 3 hits, rbi.

Widener 4 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR. 4.19
Tarpley (W 1-0, 0.00) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Reeves 1 IP, 0 r, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 5.23

Won Makeup of 6/13 game 5-1. Polo LF, 2 hits, RBI. 2B Solak 2 RBI.

Koerner (W, 2-1, 2.45) 7 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.

Low A: Charleston (32-34) won 5-2. CF Estevan Florial 3 hits. DH Angel Aguilar 2 hits, 2 RBI. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI.

Perez (W, 2-3, 3.51) 6 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 3 W, 6 K.
Diehl (S, 1)  3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K. 3.75

Minor League Report.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Just a quick reminder. No posts for a little over a week. I will be on vacation and on the other side of the country June 24-July 2.

AAA: SWB (35-25) lost 6-4 to Lehigh Valley. SS Tyler Wade 3 hits, 15th SB. CF Dustin Fowler 2 hits, RBI. 2B Donovan Solano 2 RBI. LF Mason Williams 2 hits. SWB struck out 15x.

Adams 6 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR 2.52
Webb (Bs, 2; L, 3-1, 3.30) 1/3 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 0 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Graham 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 4.61

AA: Trenton (40-21) won 5-3. SS Thairo Estrada 3 hits, RBI. .330. 1B Mike Ford 2 RBI. 2 RBI CF Rashad Crawford.

Rogers (W, 3-0, 3.60) 7 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR (Overall A+/AA 7-3, 2.67)
Marsh (H, 2 ) 1 IP, 1 r, 2 H, 0 W, 0 K. 4.26
Brewer (S, 3) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 1.88

High A:  Tampa was off.

Low A: Charleston (30-33) lost 3-2. C Eduardo Navas 2-run HR. 2B Angel Aguilar 2 hits.

Rosa (L, 1-2, 4.23) 5 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 0 w, 3 K.
Sosebee 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.15

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. Chance Adams.

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Ernesto Frieri, who opted out of his Yanks’ contract w/SWB, signed with Texas.

AAA: SWB (32-23, same as the big club) lost 8-1. Chance Adams started and did well, pitching five scoreless innings before making a mistake in the sixth that was hit for a 3-run HR. The bullpen and defense fell apart after that. SWB struck out 17x. Former Yankee farmhand Nik Turley struck out 15 SWB batters in 6 IP. 3B Tyler Wade (.300) 2 hits. Besides Gleyber Torres, Wade could be an in-house option for 3B what with Headley struggling.

Adams isn’t on the 40-man roster, so the Yanks would have to make a move there if they brought him up. With Tanaka’s struggles, who knows?

Adams (L, 3-2, 2.17) 6 Ip, 3 R, 3 H, 4 W, 7 K. Gave up 1 HR. Overall this yr 7-2, 1.55. Overall minor league career: 23-4, 2.03.

Feyereisen 2/3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 6.75
Mantiply 0 IP, 1 r, unearned, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.55
Graham 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 5.11

AA: Trenton (36-20) won 6-3. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits, 2 RBI. 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, RBI. 1B Billy Fleming 2 hits, 3 RBI.

Rogers (W, 2-0, 4.00) 5 2/3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 2 W, 7 K. gave up 2 HR
Cortes (H, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W. 0 K. 3.48
Rumbelow (H, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 5 K. 0.00
Brewer 1 IP, 1 R, unearned, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.19

High A:  Tampa (30-29) lost 2-1. They got just two hits, one a double by rehabbing 1B Greg Bird.

Abreu 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 5.09. No word why he left early.
Mesa 3 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 1.88
Pena 2 Ip, 0 r, 0 H, 3 W, 2 K. 3.38
Gomez (BS, 1; L, 2-2, 3.07) 2 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 4 K.

Low A: Charleston rained out.

Minor League Report. Bird starts rehab. Austin near ready?

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB (30-21) lost 6-3. 1B Tyler Austin may be done with his rehab, ready for a callup, and that doesn’t bode well for a struggling Chris Carter. Austin was 3 for 4, HR, 2 RBI. 2B Ruben Tejada solo HR.

Not only that, but see below. Greg Bird started his rehab with Tampa.

If anything happens to Sanchez or Romine, the Yanks may be a little thin catcher-wise. Kyle Higashioka is on the DL and the Yanks’ catchers at SWB right now are Eddy Rodriguez and Wilkin Castillo.

Smith 6 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 9 K. 2.94
Feyereisen (L, 0-1, 4.50) 2 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 1st AAA game, called up from AA.
Graham 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 W, 0 K. 4.09

AA: Trenton (34-18) won 6-3. 3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI. SS Thairo Estrada and CF Mark Payton 2 hits each. LF Zack Zehner 2 hits, RBI. 1B Billy Fleming 3 hits.

Ramirez 3 IP, 0 R 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.52
Cortes (W 3-0, 3.51) 6 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 W, 4 K.

I don’t know why Ramirez left early.

High A:  Tampa (27-27) lost 6-4. 1B Greg Bird started his rehab and went 1 for 1 (single) with 2 walks.

DH Chris Gittens 2 hits, solo HR. 1B Mandy Alvarez replaced Bird in the middle of the game and had 2 RBI.

Koerner (L, 0-1, 3.60) 5 2/3 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 7 H, 3 W, 3 K.
Hissong 2 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 7.11
Pena 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.92

Low A: Charleston (26-27) lost 3-2. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits, both doubles. CF Blake Rutherford 2 hits, RBI.

Nick Green (L, 3-4, 2.94) 7 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 5 H, 3 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Morris 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 1.72