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Minor League Report. Lack of O. Charleston has to deal with Keuchel.


AAA: SWB off.

AA: Trenton rained out.

High A: Tampa (27-36) got 10 hits, but were shut out, 1-0. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, RF Isaih Gilliam 3 hits.

Rony Garcia (L, 0-2, 2.16) 6 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 3 K. Gave up HR.
Harris 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.  6.41
Wivinis 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.  4.50

Low A: Charleston lost 1-0 in 10 innings, getting just one hit. There was a big reason for that. For 7 innings, Charleston was facing Dallas Keuchel. 3B Max Burt got Charleston’s only hit. To the credit of Luis Gil, he matched Keuchel pitch for pitch.

Gil 7 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 10  K.  1.81
C. Espinal 2 1/3 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.  1.78


Minor League Report.


AAA: SWB (21-19) lost 11-8, committing 4 errors. 3B Breyvic Valera 3 for 3, 2 walks, 2 RBI, made an error, had a 2-run HR. CF Mike Tauchman 2 RBI. 1B Logan Morrison 3 hits, 3 RBI, 2 solo HR.  Starter Drew Hutchison 4 IP, 8 R, 5 runs unearned.

AA: Trenton (25-17) lost 9-8. DH Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI (.333). SS Kyle Holder 2 hits. 2 hits, 2 RBI 2B Brandon Wagner. C Jorge Saez 2 RBI.

High A: Giancarlo Stanton scratched. Was supposed to start at DH. Doesn’t appear major. Tampa (19-25) won 3-0.

Miguel Yajure (W, 2-5, 2.98) 7 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 1 W, 8 K.
Hobie Harris (S, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K.  7.84

Low A: Charleston (24-21) scored twice in the top of the ninth to tie, but gave up a run in the bottom half to lose 3-2. They lost on a squeeze play. LF Canaan Smith 2 hits, .343. DH Josh Breaux 2 hits. RF Josh Stowers solo HR.

Minor League Report. Hicks starts rehab assignment.


AAA: SWB off.

AA: Trenton (17-10) won 3-2. RF Rashad Crawford 4 hits, GW HR in the top of the ninth. SS Angel Aguilar solo HR. C Jorge Saez solo HR.

Koerner 5 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 4 W, 3 K.  1.88
Kriske 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 2 K.  0.00
D. Alvarez (W, 5-0, 1.54) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K.

High A: CF Aaron Hicks started a rehab assignment, going 0 for 4 in Tampa’s (14-17) 5-3 loss. Hobie Harris was charged for 4 runs in the top of the ninth that cost Tampa the game.

Low A: Charleston (17-14) won 12-4. CF Brandon Lockridge 3 hits. 3B Wilkerson Garcia 2 hits, 3 RBI, 2-run HR. 2B Kyle Gray 2 hits, 2 RBI. C Mickey Gasper 2 hits, RBI. DH Isaiah Pasteur 3-run HR.

Betts (AL) Yelich (NL) win MVP honors. Yanks finish 12, 19, 20 and 22. Final AFL stats for Yanks’ prospects.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Mookie Betts of Boston won the AL MVP quite handily, getting 28 of the 30 first place votes. Mike Trout of the Angels finished as the runnerup for the fourth time (Trout has won the award twice). Trout got one first place vote, and Betts’ teammate, J.D. Martinez, who finished fourth, got the other.

As for Yankees, Aaron Judge finished 12th, Giancarlo Stanton 19th, Didi Gregorius finished in a tie for 20th (he was also 20th last year) and Aaron Hicks finished in a tie for 22nd.

Christian Yelich of Milwaukee won the NL MVP, getting 29 of the 30 first place votes (the only other one going to Jacob DeGrom of the Mets, who finished fifth). Javier Baez of the Cubs was the runnerup.

The Glendale Desert Dogs Arizona Fall League season is over with a 12-18 record. Here is how Yankees’ prospects did:

SS Thairo Estrada .238-0-7
1B Steven Sensley .197-0-9
CF Estevan Florial .178-0-8

SP Jordan Foley 0-2, 9.15
RP Hobie Harris 1-0, 4.20
RP Matt Wivinis 0-1, 1.50
RP Kyle Zurak 0-1, 11.57


Yanks retain infield depth. Re-sign minor leaguer Urshela. Twins’ Mauer retires. Catching up with the AFL.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

The Yanks have apparently re-signed Gio Urshela, 3B, to a minor league contract to provide minor league depth.

Urshela, 27, finished last year at SWB. In 167 MLB games, with Cleveland and Toronto, he has hit .225-8-39, OPS+ 57. He is known more for his defense.

In 2018, he only played in 19 MLB games, all with Toronto, and hit .233-1-3 in 43 at bats.

Twins C/1B Joe Mauer, 35, has announced his retirement. Mauer was a 6x All-Star, won 3 batting titles, the 2009 MVP (he finished in the top 10 three other years), 5x Silver Slugger winner. He also won 3 Gold Gloves. His 162 g. average was. .306-12-80, OPS+ 124. He hit .275-0-1 in 10 postseason games.

On baseball-reference.com, Mauer is listed as the 7th best catcher of all-time, between Yogi Berra and Bill Dickey.

Catching up with the Arizona Fall League,  the Glendale Desert Dogs, who have some Yankees’ prospects on the team, are 10-15. The season ends next Thursday, Nov. 15 and the Desert Dogs have been eliminated from the playoffs. Not too good numbers by these guys:

SS Thairo Estrada .250-0-7
1B Steven Sensley .179-0-7
CF Estevan Florial .169-0-8

SP Jordan Foley 0-2, 10.34
RP Hobie Harris 1-0, 4.50
RP Matt Wivinis 1-0, 1.59
RP Kyle Zurak 0-1, 16.20



Arizona Fall League update; Toronto names manager.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Now that the World Series is over, a update on the Arizona Fall League and Yankees’ prospects there.

The prospects are playing for the Glendale Desert Dogs, who are 6-11 so far. So far they are struggling.

SS Thairo Estrada .255-0-5
1B Steven Sensley .224-0-6
CF Estevan Florial .163-0-7

Relief Pitcher Hobie Harris 0-0, 5.00
Relief Pitcher Matt Wivinis 0-1, 1.08
Starting Pitcher Jordan Foley 0-1, 14.04
Relief Pitcher Kyle Zurak 0-1, 17.36

Toronto has a new manager as Charlie Montoyo was named to replace John Gibbons.

Minor League Report. SWB gets walkoff win in Game 1 while Trenton loses.


AAA: Mark Payton hit a walkoff HR as SWB beat Lehigh Valley 3-2 in Game 1 of their division series. Payton had 2 RBI in the game. SS Gio Urshela 3 hits. 2 hits for C Francisco Diaz.

Swanson 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Lail 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.
Sheffield (BS) 1 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 H, 0 W, 1 K.
R. Espinal 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 4 K.
J. Harvey (W) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K.

AA: Trenton lost Game 1 of their series, 8-0. SS Kyle Holder 3 hits. C Jorge Saez 2 hits. 3 hits for 3B Angel Aguilar.

Keller (L) 7 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 1 W, 6 K
Reeves 2/3 IP, 4 R, 1 H, 3 W, 1 K.
Harris 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 0 K.