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Minor League action, May 15, 2022

AAA: SWB (13-22) won 3-1.
CF Estevan Florial solo HR (3) (#30 prospect)
3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, 2 RBI. Solo HR (4)

Sears (W, 1-0) 5 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 6 K. 0.53 (#24 prospect; hope back up soon)
M. Gomez (H, 1) 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. gave up 1 HR. 3.21
McKay (H, 1) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K 2.13
Greene (H, 1) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K. 4.91
Weissert (S, 3) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 W, 1 K. 3.07

AA: Somerset (21-11) won 12-8
RF Jeisson Rosario 2 hits, RBI. Solo HR (2)
DH Michael Beltre 3 hits, RBI
1B Chad Bell 4 hits, 4 RBI. Solo HR (3)
3B Oliver Dunn 2 hits, 4 RBI. 3-run HR (1)

Waldichuk (W, 4-0) 5 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 6 H, 1 W, 6 K. 1.26 (# 6 prospect; hope a promotion to AAA soon)
Jennings 1 1/3 IP, 6 R, 6 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gae up 2 HR. 4.43
Zurak 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 0.00
Craft 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 6.17

High A: Hudson Valley (15-17) lost 3-2.
DH Austin Wells 3 hits, RBI (#4 prospect)
3B Tyler Hardman 2 hits.
RF Pat DeMarco 3 hits.

Castano 4 2/3 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 1 W, 4 K. 3.97
Mauricio 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR. 6.14
Diaz (L, 2-1) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 W, 1 K. 4.85
J. Munoz 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 5.82

Low A: Tampa (14-18) lost 5-3.
1B Anthony Garcia solo HR (7)
CF Alan Mejia 2 hits.
3B Roberto Chirinos 2 hits.

Panacual 3 2/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 W, 8 K. 1 WP 3.86
Holloway 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.00
Dees (L, 1-1) 1 1/3 IP, 2 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. 5.68
Cortijo 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 4.11

Minor League Action May 11, 2022

AAA: SWB (11-20) lost 8-7.
SS Oswald Peraza 3 hits, 2 RBI. 2-run HR (3). (#2 prospect)
2B Jose Peraza 3 hits, RBI

Krook (L, 1-3) 3 2/3 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 3 W, 7 K. Gave up 2 HR. 4.40
Lane 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 1.54
McKay 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.31
Greene 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 5.14
Weissert 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K. 3.38

AA: Somerset (18-10) won 4-2.
1B Chad Bell 2 RBI

Spence 6 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 1 W, 2 K. 4.30
Jennings 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.14
Ramirez (W, 1-0) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1 HBP 2.25

High A: Hudson Valley (15-13) won 6-5.
LF Aldenis Sanchez 2 hits
1B Spencer Henson 3 hits, 2 RBI,
2B Eduardo Torrealba 2 RBI
PH/3B Tyler Hardman PH 2-run HR (2)

Sauer 4 1/3 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 2 W, 7 K. 2 WP 5.33
Myatt 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K. 1 WP 1.54
Coleman 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 0.00
Mauricio (W, 2-0) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 6.23


Low A: Tampa (13-15) lost 7-4.
SS Alexander Vargas 2 hits.
3B Marcos Cabrera solo HR (5)

Castro (L, 0-1) 4 2/3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 6 K. 1 WP. 1.53
Neely 1 IP, 4 R, 2 ER, 3 H, 0 W, 1 K. 8.10
Dees 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.60
Messinger 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 5.06

Yanks’ minor leaguers on 5-5-22

AAA: SWB’s hitting woes continued in a 2-0 loss. SWB is now 9-16.
SS Oswald Peraza 2 hits (#2 prospect)
CF Estevan Florial 2 hits (#30 prospect). SWB had 5 hits total.

Gil (L, 0-3) 5 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 W, 9 K. Gave up 1 HR. 9.53 (#10 prospect)
Sears 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K. 1.17 (#24 prospect)

AA: Somerset (16-8) won 5-3.
1B Derek Dietrich 2-run HR (5)
SS Jesus Bastidas 2 hits, 2 RBI

Vasquez 3 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 2 W, 3 K. 2.63 (#16 prospect)
Jennings 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 0 W, 4 K. gave up 1 HR. 1 WP 2.25
Zurak (W, 2-0) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 4 K. 0.00

High A: Hudson Valley (13-11) won 7-4
SS Trey Sweeney 3 hits, RBI (# 5 prospect)
2B Cooper Bowman 2 hits (#25 prospect)
LF James Nelson 2 RBI
1B Spencer Henson 2 hits, 3 RBI. 3-run HR (1)

Way 4 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 3 K. 3.93
J. Munoz (W, 1-0) 3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 W, 1 K. 1 HBP 6.08
Coleman (S, 4) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 0.00

Low A: Tampa (12-11) won 10-4.
SS Alexander Vargas 2 RBI. 2-run HR (2)
LF Madison Santos 2 hits
3B Marcos Cabrera 2 hits, RBI. Solo HR (3)
DH Anthony Seigler 4 RBI. Grand Slam (3)
2B Roberto Chirinos 2 RBI

Fitts 4 2/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K. 1 HBP 6.28
Milam (W, 3-1) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 4 K. 3.27
Dees 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.86
Holloway 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K. 3.18

Minor League Report. Games played 4/30/22

AAA: SWB (9-13) lost 2-0 to Lehigh Valley, getting just 3 hits in the game and striking out 13x.

Krook 5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 4 W, 7 K. 1 HBP 1.96
Espinal (L, 0-1) 2 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 4 W, 0 K. 3.38
Lane 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 1.93
Gomez 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.24

AA: Somerset (13-7) won 3-2.
DH Andres Chaparro 2 hits, 2 RBI; 2-run HR (4)

Waldichuk 4 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 2 W, 6 K. 1.45 (#6 prospect)
Jennings 3 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 1.65
Minnick (W, 2-0) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 GH, 1 W, 1 K. 3.27

High A: Hudson Valley (12-8) won 7-6.
3B James Nelson 2 hits, 2 RBI
2B Eduardo Torrealba 2 hits, 2 RBI

Castano 5 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 2 W, 3 K. 4.50
Mauricio 1 IP, 4 R, 3 H, 2 W, 1 K. 8.64
Hutchison 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 1 K. 8.10
Diaz (W, 2-0) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 3 K. 3.86

Low A: Tampa’s doubleheader, both games ppd.


Minor League Report.

AAA: SWB (8-10) scored two in the bottom of the ninth to beat Lehigh Valley, 4-3.
LF Ender Inciarte 2 hits, RBI

Wesneski 6 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 1 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.37 (#8 prospect)
Gomez 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1 HBP. 3.52
Greene (W, 3-0) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 4.82

AA: Somerset (10-7) lost 2-1.
SS Anthony Volpe 2 hits, RBI (#1 prospect)

Boyle 5 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 H, 0 W, 7 K. 5.40
Zurak 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H 1 W, 2 K. 0.00
Jennings (L, 0-1) 1 IP, 1 R, 0 W, 5 K. Gave up HR. 2.13

High A: Hudson Valley (10-7) won both games of a doubleheader.
Game 1: 5-3.
C Austin Wells 2-run HR (#4 prospect)
3B Tyler Hardman 2 RBI

Sauer 4 1/3 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 3 W, 6 K. 3.60
Diaz (W, 1-0) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K. 4.76
Coleman (S, 3) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. 0.00

Game 2: 3-2.
C Carlos Narvaez 2 hits, RBI. Solo HR (2)

Will Warren 4 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K. 2.65
Giacone (W, 3-0) 1 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1.86
Mauricio (H, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 1 R 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 4.91
Hutchison (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 9.00

Low A: Tampa (7-10) won 10-3.
CF Jasson Dominguez 2 hits, RBI (#3 prospect)
LF Madison Santos 3-run HR (1)
1B Anthony Garcia 4 for 4, 3 RBI 2 solo HR (4)
3B Marcos Cabrera 2 hits
C Anthony Seigler 2-run HR (2)
RF Raimfer Salinas 2 hits

Fitts 4 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 0 W, 3 K. 6.52
Holloway (W, 1-0) 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.86
Messinger 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 3 K 1 HBP 4.91
Neely 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 5 K. 6.00

Minor League Report. Big game for Rumfield at High A Hudson Valley.

AAA: SWB (4-2) lost 3-1.
CF Estevan Florial (#30 prospect) 3 for 3
3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits, RBI

Krook (L, 1-1) 4 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 5 H, 0 W, 7 K. Tough luck. 1 HBP 0.00
McKay 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 7.71
Banuelos 3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 1 HBP. 2 WP. 3.00
Nittoli 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K. 15.43

AA: Somerset (3-1) won 2-1.
1B Andres Chaparro 2 hits. Singled and scored winning run.
CF Brandon Lockridge 2 hits, RBI (#18 prospect) GW RBI double, 2 out, bottom of 9th.

Brito 4 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 6 K. 0.00
Jennings 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.00
M. Gomez 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 0.00
Loseke (W, 2-0) 1 IP, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.00

High A: Hudson Valley (3-1) won 11-1.
SS Trey Sweeney 3 hits, 3 RBI (#5 prospect). Solo HR (2)
CF Everson Pereira solo HR (1) (#11 prospect)
DH T.J. Rumfield 5 for 5. 4 RBI. 2-run HR (2)

Castano 3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K. 1 balk. 3.00
Barclay (W, 1-0) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 1.93
Alvarez (S, 1) 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 W, 4 K. 0.00

Low A: Tampa (3-1) won 3-1.
LF Grant Richardson 2 hits, 3 RBI, 2-run HR (1)

Y. Castro 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 3 K. 0.00
Anderson (W, 1-0) 4 1/3, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 0.00
Holloway (S, 1) 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR 5.40









Minor league report. Balkovec (female manager) wins her first game.

AAA: SWB (4-0) won both games of a double header.

Game 1: 7-6 in 8 innings (minor league games are 7 innings if a DH).
1B Greg Bird hit a 2-run HR (1) in his first at bat back with the Yankees’ organization. He had 2 hits.
3B Phillip Evans had 2 hits and an RBI, RF Tim Locastro had 2 hits.

D. Garcia (#29 prospect) 3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 3 W, 1 K. 1 WP. 2 HBP. Was Wild. 3.00
Nittoli 1 1/3 IP, 3 R, 1 H, 2 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR. 1 HBP 20.25
McClain 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 1 K. 1 WP, 1 HBP. 0.00 Seeing a lot of wildness here, Walks, WP, HBP…
McKay (W 1-0, BS, 1) 2 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR. 9.00
Weissert (S, 1) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K. 0.00

Game 2: Won a blowout, 10-1.
SS Oswaldo Cabrera 3 hits, 3 RBI, (#14 prospect)
CF Ender Inciarte 2 hits, 4 RBI, Both hits were 2-run HR. (2)
C David Freitas 3 hits, RBI, HR (1)
LF Matt Pita 2 hits, RBI, HR (1)

Weber 4 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.25
Semple (W, 1-0) 3 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 1 W, 2 K. 0.00

AA: Somerset won their opener, 6-2.
Interesting game. A combined one-hitter, but with 10 Walks and 2 HBP.
#1 prospect SS Anthony Volpe 2 hits, RBI
LF Elijah Dunham 2 hits, RBI (#27 ranked prospect in Yankees’ system)
C Josh Breaux 2-run HR (1) (#26 prospect)
RF Michael Beltre 2 hits

Medina 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 4 W, 2 K. 5.40 Wild. (#12 prospect)
Loseke (W, 1-0) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K. 0.00 1 HBP
Maciejewski (H, 1) 3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 2 W, 4 K. 3.00
M. Gomez (H, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 3 W, 2 K. 0.00 1 HBP
Jennings 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 0.00

High A: Hudson Valley lost their opener, 7-6.

SS Trey Sweeney solo HR (1) (#5 prospect)
CF Everson Pereira 2 hits (#11 prospect)
RF Pat DeMarco 4 for 4, RBI

Sauer 3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 5 H, 1 W, 6 K. 1 WP. 3.00
Barclay 1 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 1 HBP. 5.40
Alvarez (BS, 1) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 W, 1 K. 0.00
Hutchison (L, 0-1; BS, 1) 1 2/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR. 21.60
W. Diaz 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.00

Low A: Rachel Balkovec, first female manager of a minor league affiliate, won her debut, as Tampa won their opener, 9-6.

C Antonio Gomez 3 RBI (#19 prospect)
1B Anthony Garcia grand slam (1)
3B Marco Cabrera solo HR (1)

Yulie 3 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 3 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2 WP, 1 HBP 8.10
Milam 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 2 K. 6.75
Watson (W, 1-0) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 4 K. 0.00
Montas (H, 1) 2 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 0 W 4 K. 4.50
Messinger (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H,0 W, 1 K. 1 WP 0.00

All in all, very nice, but the one concern was in pitchers being wild.





Minor League Rule 5 draft









Because of the lockout, the major league Rule 5 draft could not commence, but the minor league one did.

Boston claimed P Brian Keller off the Yanks. Keller, 27, RHP, was 2-2, 2.77 at AAA SWB in 2021. 11 staerts, 15 relief appearances.

The Yanks claimed Steven Jennings, 23, RHP, from the Pirates. He was at Low A, High A and AA in 2021, 9-1, 4.99.

They also claimed Manny Ramirez from Houston. No, not THAT Manny Ramirez, but a 22 y.o. RHP who didn’t pitch in the minors in 2020 or 2021 but was 0-3, 4.97 in A ball in 2019.

Minor league rule 5 draft. Minor moves.

Game 121. German wins 16th, Yanks win 8-3.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Before game moves: Yanks DFA Joe Mantiply, send down Brady Lail, release Dan Camarena from SWB. Also, they let go Dan Jennings from SWB. They signed him last month. Jennings only pitched 1 1/3 innings for SWB, giving up five runs, including 3 HR.

They bring up Jonathan Loaisiga and Adonis Rosa. Rosa would make his MLB debut later during the ballgame.

The Yanks beat Baltimore for the 15th time in a row, 8-3, to go to 80-41 on the season. They “only” hit one homer in the game, giving them 60 HR vs. the Orioles this year.

UPDATE: The last time the Yanks beat a team 15 times in a row in the same season was in 1954, against the Philadelphia Athletics—-the A’s last season in Philadelphia.

D.J. LeMahieu led off the bottom of the first by hitting the first pitch he saw for a HR (19).

In the second inning, Gleyber Torres walked, Didi Gregorius doubled him to third and Cameron Maybin singled both runners in to make it 3-0.

Domingo German, who improved to 16-2 on the season, gave up a HR in the fourth that cut the Yanks’ lead to 3-1.

The Yanks came right back with four runs in the bottom of the fourth to make it 7-1. With one out, Austin Romine singled and Mike Tauchman walked. D.J. LeMahieu lined out for the second out, but Aaron Judge doubled in two runs. Nice to see Judge pull this one. He hasn’t been pulling the ball, probably due to complications from the oblique injury he had, but nice to see him turn on this one. 5-1. Gio Urshela singled in Judge. 6-1. Urshela moved to second on a WP and scored on a double by Gary Sanchez. 7-1. Good for Sanchez. The Yanks need to get him going. He was 11 for his last 98 before that double and his batting average dropped into the .220s. It’s still only .228.

German gave up another HR in the top of the fifth that made the score 7-2. The Yanks came back with a run of their own to make it 8-2 in the bottom of the fifth. Maybin walked, went to second on a wild pitch and scored on a double by Tauchman.

Adonis Rosa made his MLB debut and gave up a HR in the ninth. The final score was 8-3.

With the win, the Yanks maintain a 9-game lead over Tampa Bay in the AL East and the magic # for clinching the division is 33.

The Yanks have an afternoon game today (Wednesday). It’s their final game against Baltimore this season. They are 16-2 vs. the Orioles.

It’s taken a long time, but finally some payback for 1966, when the Yanks finished in last place and were just 3-15 vs. the WS Champion Orioles that year. Just saying.

LeMahieu solo HR (19)  .337
Judge 2 RBI
Urshela 3 hits, RBI  .336 (just short of qualifying for batting title, right behind D.J.)
Sanchez 2 hits, RBI
Maybin 2 RBI
Romine 3 hits
Tauchman 2 hits, RBI

True team effort.

German (W, 16-2, 3.96) 7 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 7 K.  Gave up 2 HR.
Rosa 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.  4.50  Gave up 1 HR.  MLB DEBUT.

Update 2: Rosa was sent back down after the game. No word yet on who is coming up.

Minor League Report. AAA & AA waste good efforts by starters.

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AAA: SWB (56-42) blew a 6-0 lead they took into the ninth. They gave up six in the top of the ninth (on four HR) and two more in the top of the tenth to lose 8-6. RF Trey Amburgey 2 hits, solo HR. DH Zach Zehner 4 RBI, grand slam. CF Terrance Gore (recently acquired) 2 hits. The relief meltdown ruined a nice outing by starter Brody Koerner. Ugly loss.

Koerner 7 2/3 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 1 W, 8 K.  3.75
Dan Jennings 2/3 IP, 5 R, 5 H, 0 W, 0 K.  67.50. Gave up 3 HR. 1st game for SWB.
Feyereisen (L, 7-1, 2.66; BS, 2) 1 2/3 IP, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 H, 2 W, 2 K.  Gave up 1 HR.

AA: Trenton (50-44) lost 2-0, getting just one hit in the loss.

Keller (L, 1-1, 2.43) 7 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR
Lail 2 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K.  1.93

High A: Tampa (42-54) won 5-4 in a game called after five innings. DH Estevan Florial 2 hits. 2B Oswaldo Cabrera 2-run HR. C Donny Sands 2 RBI.

Low A:

Charleston lost the completion of Thursday’s suspended game, 3-2. Starter Rony Contreras 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 5 K. 4.33.

Charleston (49-50) won the regularly scheduled game, 5-1. LF Canaan Smith (.301) 2 hits, 3 RBI. C Mickey Gasper 2 hits, RBI. Charlie Ruegger 5 1/3 scoreless relief IP for the win.