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Minor League Report. Montgomery on rehab. SWB loses, but Trenton wins Game 1 of their playoff series.

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AAA: SWB lost Game 1 of their best-of-5 playoff series, 9-3. C Erik Kratz solo HR. 1B Gosuke Katoh 2 hits, solo HR. LF Brandon Wagner 2 hits. Brian Keller the loss.

AA: Trenton won Game 1 of their best-of-five series to Reading, 4-3, scoring once in the sixth and three times in the eighth to overcome a 3-0 deficit. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI. RF Alexander Palma 2 RBI.

Jordan Montgomery 3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 5 K.
Clarke Schmidt (Winner) 6 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K.

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Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (67-59) won 11-1. C Erik Kratz 3 hits, 2 RBI (solo HR). 1B Eric McBroom (.321) 2 hits, RBI. 3B Mandy Alvarez 3 hits, 3 RBI. DH Zach Zehner 2 RBI.

Starting pitcher Brian Keller (W, 1-1, 6.62 AAA only) 6 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 1 W, 8 K.
Combined minor league numbers, 2019: 11 starts, 4-2, 3.36

AA: Trenton (68-57) lost 1-0. CF Matt Lipka 2 hits.  Trenton pitchers struck out 15.

Stephan 4 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 1 W, 7 K.  5.24
Reeves 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 2 K.  1.97
Weissert (L, 1-1, 1.47) 2 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 4 K.
Bristo 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 H, 2 K   3.86

High A: Tampa off.

Low A: Charleston off.

The Major League Yankees were off yesterday, they face Oakland late tonight in Oakland. Tampa Bay lost last night, so the Yankees’ lead is now 10 games, and the magic # for clinching the division outright (barring tiebreakers) is now 27.

Minor League Report. Sanchez rehab; dominating Nelson.

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AAA: SWB (64-52) lost 7-4. Gary Sanchez on rehab 0 for 2, walked, scored a run. He should have Friday off and rejoin the Yankees on Saturday. SWB only got 2 hits in the game. SS Thairo Estrada a 3-run HR, and 2B Wendell Rijo a solo HR.

Starter Brian Keller a ND; 7 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 4 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR.  2.57

AA:  Trenton (61-54) won both games they played.

Completion of game suspended Aug. 7: Won 3-2. 1B Chris Gittens 2 hits, 2 RBI, 2-Run HR. RF Isiah Gilliam solo HR.

Regular game: Won 4-0. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI.
Starter Nick Nelson (W, 7-2, 2.35) 6 1/3 IP, 0 R, 6 H, 1 W, 11 K.

High A:   Tampa (52-61) lost 5-4. RF Alexander Palma 2 hits, RBI, solo HR. C Donny Sands 2 hits, 2 RBI, 2-run HR.

Starter Trevor Stephan ND, 5 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 7 H, 1 W, 7 K.  4.01

Low A: Charleston (59-57) won 3-1 despite getting just 3 hits. 1B Eric Wagaman a 2-run HR, 3 RBI.

Starter Rony Contreras (W, 8-5, 3.77) 6 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 0 W, 3 K.

 

Minor League Report. Trenton’s Keller throws 7-inning no-hitter.

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AAA: SWB (62-48) lost 5-3. 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits. 2B Wendell Rijo 2 hits.

AA: Trenton (58-51) split a DH.

Regularly Scheduled Game: Brian Keller throws a 7-inning no-hitter. Only one walk kept it from being perfect. Trenton wins, 2-0. (DHs are 7 inning games in the minors).

CF Matt Lipka 2 for 2.

Keller (3-1, 2.32) 7 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 6 K.

Makeup of 5/30: Lost 4-2. 1B Chris Gittens 2 RBI.

High A: Tampa had both games of a DH rained out. One game is scheduled for an 8/23 makeup date, the other 8/25.

Low A:   Charleston (54-56) scored in the bottom of the ninth to win 2-1. SS Oswald Peraza GW RBI single. LF Canaan Smith 3 hits (.322). 1B Eric Wagaman 3 hits, RBI.

Rony Contreras 6 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 1 W, 5 K.     4.00
Hardy (W, 1-0, 3.86) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K.

With Aaron Judge not pulling a ball for a HR this year, and with the struggles James Paxton has had, you wonder if the injuries that put them on the IL are still affecting them. That can go for other players as well, and is a concern regarding guys on the IL or even those not on the IL but day-to-day as far as how they will be when they come back (Stanton, Severino, Betances, Voit, Gardner, LeMahieu)…    just a thought.

The Yanks were off yesterday, but Tampa Bay beat Boston, so the Yanks (68-39) are 7 up on Tampa Bay (9 in the loss column) and 10 1/2 up on Boston (12 in the loss column). They have a 4-game series against Boston this weekend, with a day/night separate admission DH on Saturday.

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (59-43) won 8-2. 2B Tyler Wade 2 hits, RBI (.309). CF/LF Clint Frazier 2 hits. DH Ryan McBroom (.313-18-42) solo HR. RF Zach Zehner 3 for 3, 2 RBI, 2 solo HR.

Koerner (W, 4-1, 3.69) 6 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR
Acevedo (H, 2) 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K.  5.56
Feyereisen (S, 5) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 4 K.  2.54

AA: Trenton (54-45) won 6-3. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI. LF Ben Ruta 2-run HR. C Kellin Deglan 2 hits, 2 RBI, solo HR.

Keller (W, 2-1, 2.78) 6 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 3 W, 3 K.
Lane (H, 3) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K.  1.95
Kriske (S, 8) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K.  1.59

High A: Tampa (44-57) lost 7-3. They only got five hits and made three errors.

Low A: Charleston (50-53) lost 4-3 in 10 innings. LF Canaan Smith (.313) 2 hits, RBI. 2B Eduardo Torrealba 2 hits.

 

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.

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (53-39) lost 6-2. Just 2 runs despite getting 14 hits. 2B Thairo Estrada 3 hits. SS Tyler Wade 2 hits (.316). C Kyle Higashioka 2 hits. RF Zach Zehner 2 hits, both doubles. Everyone in the lineup got a hit, but apparently no key ones.

Adams, No-decison. 6 2/3 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.88
Losing pitcher Stephen Tarpley 2/3 IP, 4 R, 1 ER, He made two errors.

AA: Trenton (48-40) 8-3 winners over Reading. SS Kyle Holder 2 hits. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits. 1B Chris Gittens 2 hits, both HR, 3 RBI. C Kellin Deglan 2 hits, RBI. CF Matt Lipka 2 hits, 2 RBI.

Brian Keller (W, 1-0, 2.78) 7 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 4 K.

High A: Tampa (40-51) won 6-4. 3B Oswaldo Cabrera solo HR. DH Mickey Gasper 2 RBI. SS Wilkerman Garcia 2 hits. C Jason Lopez 2 hits. LF Omar Carrizales 2 hits, RBI.

Jio Orozco (W, 3-2, 3.29) 7 IP, 3 R, 6 H, 2 W, 11 K.  Gave up 1 HR.

Low A: Charleston (47-45) was rained out. Makeup today.

Standings:

SWB 53-39, 1st place by 5 games in International League North.

AA and lower have split seasons.

Trenton is 10-13 in the 2nd half, tied for fourth in the Eastern League East division, 4 1/2 back. Trenton did win the first half title with a 38-27 record, so they are guaranteed a playoff spot already.

Tampa is 12-13, 3rd place in the Florida State League North, 4 1/2 out. They were 28-38 in the first half, 5th place, 13 1/2 out.

Charleston is 10-12, 5th place, 1 1/2 games out in the South Atlantic League South Division. They were 37-33, 3rd place, just 1/2 game out in the first half.