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Beltre, one of the greatest 3B ever, retires.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Adrian Beltre announced his retirement from baseball today, and will most likely be a first ballot HOF in 2024.

Beltre, listed on baseball-reference.com as the 4th greatest 3B ever (behind Mike Schmidt, Eddie Mathews and Wade Boggs, and ahead of George Brett, Chipper Jones, Ron Santo and Brooks Robinson) finishes his career with 3166 hits (16th on the all-time list) and 477 HR (30th). He was a 4x All-Star, 5x Gold Glove, 4x Silver Slugger, and 2x Platinum Glove winner. Six times he finished in the top 10 for MVP voting, including a runnerup finish in 2004 and a 3rd place finish in 2012. He played for the Dodgers 1998-2004, Seattle 2005-2009, Boston 2010, and Texas 2011-2018. My guess is he goes into the HOF as a Ranger. His 162 game average was .286-26-94, OPS+ 116. In 28 postseason games, he hit .261-5-11.

A passing. Ken Howell, who pitched in the majors from 1984-1990, passed away November 9 at the age of 57. He pitched for the Dodgers 1984-1988 and the Phillies 1989-1990. His best season was in 1989 for the Phils, when he went 12-12, 3.44, ERA+ 103. He went 38-48, 3.95, ERA+ 92 in his MLB career, 162 game average 9-11, 3.95, ERA+ 92. He got into one postseason game with the Dodgers in 1985 against the Cardinals in the NLCS.

I’ve seen some news about the Yankees and Manny Machado that make me laugh and want to shake my head.

First off, Reggie Jackson is raising some concerns about the statements Machado made that he isn’t “Johnny Hustle”. Now I do agree that Reggie has the right to question Machado’s remarks, and mentioned that a lack of hustle wouldn’t play in NY. But lest we forget June 18, 1977, when REGGIE’S lack of hustle after a bloop single made Billy Martin pull him from a game in Fenway and which almost caused a brawl between Billy and Reggie in the dugout? Talk about the pot calling the kettle black.

Also, A-Rod apparently is calling Machado a “fine young man.” So a guy who was suspended from baseball for an entire year due to steroid usage is being a character witness for Machado? (Shaking my head).

 

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Minor League Report. Sanchez homers in rehab.

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AAA: Gary Sanchez homered on the first pitch he saw in his rehab game as SWB (68-63) beat LV 9-8 in 10 innings. Sanchez 2 for 4, solo HR. DH Mike Ford 3 hits, 2 doubles, 3 RBI. The Yanks signed OF Quintin Berry, 33, OF, mostly for PR purposes. In 132 MLB games, Berry has stolen 29 bases and has only been caught twice. Expect him with the Yanks when rosters expand in September. 2B Ricky Surum 2 hits, 2 RBI. PH/CF Devyn Bolasky 2 RBI.

Cortes 5 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 2 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.63
Coshow 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 W, 5 K.  5.04
J. Harvey (W, 3-2, 1.73) 2 1/3 IP,  2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 0 W, 3 K.

AA:  Trenton (73-60) won 5-1. RF Jhalen Jackson 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI. 2B Brandon Wagner 2 hits, RBI.

Stephan (W, 3-8, 4.85) 6 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 W, 4 K.
Foley (S, 10) 3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 6 K.  3.18

High A (A+): Tampa (67-66) won 3-1. RF Ben Ruta 3 hits, 2 doubles.

Deivi Garcia (W, 2-0, 1.27) 5 2/3 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 3 W, 8 K. (Combined A/A+ 4-4, 2.74)
Morris (H, 2) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 0 K.  5.66
Weissert (S, 4) 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 2 K.  3.91

Low A (A): Charleston (60-69) won 4-0. 1B Chris Hess 3-run HR.

Semple (W, 1-0, 0.00) 6 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 10 K.  0.00
Kriske 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.   0.00
Alvarez 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K.  1.02

 

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB’s game was suspended due to rain with the game tied 1-1 in the bottom of the ninth.

AA: Trenton (68-59) lost 7-3. 2B Bruce Caldwell 2 hits. DH Wendell Rijo 3 hits. RF Jhalen Jackson 3 hits, 2 doubles, 3 RBI.

Stephan 5; IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 7 K.  5.13
Reeves (BS, 2; L, 2-2, 2.80) 2/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 1 W, 0 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Sosebee 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 H, 1 W 2 K.  3.66
Lane 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K.  4.96

High A: Tampa (62-65) won 8-3. CF Estevan Florial 3 hits, double, HR, 2 RBI. 2B Diego Castillo 2 for 2 with 3 walks. LF Dom Thompson-Williams 3-run HR. C Jason Lopez 2 hits, RBI.

Deivi Garcia (W, 1-0, 1.59) 6 IP, 1 R, 7 H, 1 W, 2 K.
Ort 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 2 W, 1 K.  5.68
Weissert 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K.  4.22

Low A: Charleston (58-66) won 3-2 in 10 innings. CF Leonardo Molina 2 hits, RBI.

Yajure 5 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 5 K.  2.77
DeCarr (H, 4) 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 W, 2 K. 3.45
C. Espinal (BS, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 W, 4 K.  2.89
Alvarez (W, 1-2, 1.15) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K.

Minor League Report.

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AAA: The rain continues in the Northeast. SWB rained out.

AA: Trenton (66-56) won 3-1. RF Jhalen Jackson solo HR. CF Rashad Crawford 2 hits. Nice to see Jonathan Loaisiga back on the bump, even though it was shaky as he comes back from the DL.

Loaisiga 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 2 K.  4.44
Foley (W, 3-4, 3.34) 3 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K
Diehl (H, 2) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 4 K.  1.47
Wivinis (S, 2) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.  6.00

High A: Tampa (60-64) scored in the bottom of the 10th to win 3-2. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, 2 walks, 2-run HR.

Abreu 5 1/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 5 K.  4.21
Ort 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 5 K.  5.09
Weissert (W, 2-2, 4.58) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.

Low A: Charleston (56-64) lost 4-2.

Mauricio 6 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 1 W, 1 K.  5.81
A. Severino (H, 5) 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K.  3.54
Higgins (BS, 4; L, 5-5, 2.81) 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 W, 0 K. Gave up HR.

Minor League Report. Charleston throws no-hitter.

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AAA: SWB (63-58) lost 7-4 in 10 innings. LF Tyler Wade 2 hits, RBI. SS Abiatal Avelino 2 hits. 3B/SS Gio Urshela 3 hits, 2 doubles and a triple, RBI. RF Zack Zehner 2 hits. C Wilkin Castillo 2 hits, RBI.

Adams 5 1/3 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 4 W, 1 K. Gave up 2 HR.  4.98
Tarpley 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 4 K.  2.28
Coshow (L, 1-4, 5.04) 2 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 H, 2 W, 2 K.

AA: Trenton (65-56) lost 3-2. RF Jhalen Jackson solo HR.

Nick Green (L, 0-1, 3.60) 5 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Reeves 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 2 K.  2.42
Hodson 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 W, 2 K.  9.00
Sosebee 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.  3.38

First AA game for Green, who was 7-5, 3.28 at High A Tampa.

High A: Tampa (59-64) scored 2 in the 8th and 6 in the 9th to win 10-6. SS Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI. 2B Diego Castillo 2 hits, 3 RBI. LF Dom Thompson-Williams 3 RBI. RF Ben Ruta 2 RBI.

Lehnen 5 2/3 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.  5.84
Kamplain 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K.  4.79
Zurak (BS, 2; W, 1-2, 6.55) 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 2 W, 2 K.
Harris (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.  2.31

Low A: Charleston (56-63) won 7-1, throwing a combined no-hitter.   2 hits SS Oswaldo Cabrera. 2 hits 2B Wilkerman Garcia. C Eduardo Navas solo HR. RF Frederick Cuevas Grand Slam.

Junk (W, 6-4, 3.72) 5 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 H, 1 W, 6 K
DeCarr (H, 3 ) 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 3 K. 3.38
Alvarez 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K.  1.46

Minor League Report. Sheffield good….

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AAA: SWB (55-47) won 11-1. 3B Bruce Caldwell 2 hits, solo HR. LF Mark Payton 4 hits, HR, 3 RBI. 1B Mike Ford 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. SS Abiatal Avelino 2 hits, RBI. 2 hits, RBI RF Zach Zehner. C Francisco Diaz 3 hits, 2 RBI.

Sheffield (W, 4-3, 2.37) 5 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 3 K. (Overall, AA/AAA 5-5, 2.34)
Tarpley 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K.  1.80
J. Harvey 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 k.  1.67

AA: Trenton (58-47) won 3-2 in walkoff fashion. LF/RF Trey Amburgey 2 hits. 3B Brandon Wagner 3 hits, GW single. 1B Ryan McBroom 2 hits, RBI. RF Jhalen Jackson solo HR.

Acevedo 4 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 4 k. Gave up 1 HR.   3.06
Lail 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 4 K.  4.08
Sosebee (W, 2-2, 3.18) 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 k.

High A: Tampa (53-52) won 8-5. CF Estevan Florial 2 RBI. DH Dom Thompson-Williams 3 hits. 1B Steven Sensley 2 RBI. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits.

Nelson 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 4 W, 4 K.  3.33
Lane (H, 4) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K.  3.97
Weissert (BS, 2; W, 1-0, 5.25)  2 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 W, 5 K.
Schwaab 1 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 2 H, 2 W, 2 K.  5.82

Low A: Charleston (50-52) lost 10-8. 2B Wilkerman Garcia 2 hits. C Jason Lopez 2 hits. DH Dermis Garcia 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. CF Leonardo Molina 2 hits, 3 RBI.

Mauricio 4 iP, 6 R, 5 ER, 8 H, 3 W, 5 K.   12.83
Higgins 3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K.  1.56
A. Severino (L, 2-3, 3.97) 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 2 W, 1 K.
Bristo 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.   1.93

Minor League Report. King dominates for Trenton.

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AAA: SWB (40-39) won 7-6 in 10 innings, scoring two in the bottom of the ninth and walking it off in the 10th. 1B Ryan McBroom 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. SS Rey Navarro 4 hits, 3 RBI, Game-tying 2 run HR in bottom of the ninth. C Francisco Diaz 3 hits, GW RBI.

Rogers 5 IP, 4 R, 7 H, 3 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.53
Espinal (BS, 1) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K.  2.63
Cole 1 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 W, 1 K.  27.00  Gave up 1 HR, rehab not going well so far.
Feyereisen (W, 4-2, 1.59) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K.

AA: Trenton (46-34) won 6-0.   3B Mandy Alvarez HR, 3 RBI. LF Trey Amburgey 2 hits. 2 hits, solo HR RF Jhalen Jackson.

King (W, 2-1, 1.91) 9 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 0 W, 11 K. (3-4, 1.85 combined A+/AA)

High A (A+): Tampa (40-39) scored two in the top of the ninth to win 6-5. RF Alexander Palma 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI. 1B Steven Sensley solo HR.

Whitlock 6 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 3 W, 5 K.  2.00
Weissert (BS, 1)  1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 W, 2 K.  0.00  Just up from Charleston.
Wivinis (W, 1-1,  1.77)  1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K.

Low A: Charleston (39-37) won 3-2. RF Carlos Vidal 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Yajure 5 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 1 W, 5 K.  2.37
Higgins (W, 3-2, 1.16)  2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.
Zurak (S, 7) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.  2.43

I don’t go lower than Low A in giving reports.