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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. Acevedo, Estrada continue to impress, Chapman rehab, FSL All Stars.

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AAA: SWB (38-26) won 8-1. 2B Tyler Wade (.317) 2 hits, RBI. CF Dustin Fowler (who I thought they’d call up instead of Mason Williams, but apparently Fowler isn’t on the 40-man roster) 2 hits, 2 RBI. DH Tyler Austin 2 hits, RBI. RF Clint Frazier 3-run HR. SS Gleyber Torres 3 hits.

Domingo Acevedo promoted. First AAA game. Rapidly rising. Was 0-4, 4.57 at Tampa this year, then 2-0, 1.62 at AA, now this. Overall 3-4, 3.09.

Acevedo (W, 1-0, 1.29) 7 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 5 W, 4 K.
Layne 1 2/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 1 w, 2 K. 0.00   Sent here after DFA and not claimed.
Heller 1/3 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.57

AA: Trenton (43-22) won 4-2. Gleyber Torres gets all the attention, deservedly, but SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits, .323. Jorge Mateo at High A has been struggling and has already been passed on the SS depth chart by Torres, Wade and Estrada. Trade bait? Torres is 20, but Estrada is only 21.

1B Mike Ford solo HR. Aroldis Chapman put in a rehab appearance, hmmm…. Chapman is expected to rejoin the Yanks on Sunday.

Chapman 2/3 IP, 1 R, 0 H, 2 W, 2 K. 13.50. Threw two WP. Hit 102.
Pena 3 1/3 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 0.00. Just promoted, first AA game.
Mesa (BS, 1) 2 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.80. Just promoted, 2nd AA game.
Marsh (W, 2-2, 3.68) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 5 K.
Rumbelow (S,1) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 0.00

High A: Tampa off. The Florida State League All-Star Game is today. For the FSL North, from Tampa (and some of these players have already been promoted to AA Trenton): P Cody Carroll, P Zack Littell, P Dillon McNamara, P Jose Mesa (son of ex-MLB reliever Jose Mesa), P Josh Rogers, SS Jorge Mateo (even though he is struggling). OF Tito Polo.

Low A: Charleston (32-36) lost 4-1. LF Ben Ruta and 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits each. RBI for Ruta.

Nelson (L, 0-6, 6.34) 3 1/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.
DeCarr 4 2/3 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. 2.16
Lane 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. 0.84

Minor League Report. Littell shines after callup to AA.

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With various Yankees’ injuries, we’ll have to see who gets called up.

As reported in the Yankees’ report, the Yanks have shut down Greg Bird.

Hopefully no curse. The Yanks released Eric Ruth.

AAA: SWB (37-26) lost 8-2. 3B Tyler Wade (.315) 3 hits. DH Ji-man Choi (.301) 2 hits. 2B Donovan Solano 2 hits.

Mitchell (L, 0-2, 5.09) 3 2/3 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 1 W, 4 K. Disappointing year for him.
Wotherspoon 2 1/3 IP, 1 r, 3 H, 3 W, 2 k. 1.93
Feyereisen 2 IP, 0 r, 1 H, 1 W, 3 K. 3.12
Jones 1 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 1 W, 2 K. 3.55

AA: Trenton (42-22) won 5-1. SS Thairo Estrada (.320) 2 hits, RBI. 3B Miguel Andujar 3 RBI. LF Billy McKinney 2 doubles. RF Devyn Bolasky 2 hits.

Zack Littell was 8-1, 1.76 at Tampa. He was promoted to AA Trenton. This is his first AA game. He is a 21 yr. old RHP.

Littell (W, 1-0, 0.00) 7 IP, 1 R, UNEARNED, 2 H, 3 W, 10 K.
Frare 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 2 K. 4.94
Brewer 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 1.76

High A: Tampa (36-31) won 3-1. 1B Tim Lynch double, HR, 3 RBI.

Clarkin 4 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 4 W, 5 K. Gave up 1 HR. 2.47
Hissong 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K. 3.97
Harvey (W 1-0, 0.00) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Schwaab (H, 3) 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 4.00
Gomez (S, 1) 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.76

Low A: Charleston (32-35) lost 2-0. DH Mandy Alvarez 3 of Charleston’s 6 hits.

Orozco (L, 3-5, 4.95) 6 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 5 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Frawley 2 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 4 K. 1.53
Mundell 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.31

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. Yanks trade Tejada to O’s for $$. Charleston romps, 17-0.

cropped-the-stadium-facade.jpgThe Yankees traded SS Ruben Tejada, the former Met who spent all this year so far at AAA SWB, to the Orioles for cash.

AAA: SWB was rained out.

AA: Trenton (35-20) lost 5-4 in 12 innings. 1B Mike Ford 2 hits, solo HR. DH Zack Zehner 2 hits. RF Billy McKinney 3 hits. CF Rashad Crawford 2 hits, RBI.

Domingo Acevedo is another prospect to watch.

Acevedo 6 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 7 K. 1.78
Wotherspoon (BS, 1) 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR. 1.67
Carroll 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K. 1.35.
Ruth (L, 0-2, 8.44) 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K.

High A: Tampa (29-28) won 9-1 in a game completed early (7 inn.) b/c of wet grounds.

CF Tito Polo 3 hits, double, solo HR. LF Trey Amburgey 3 hits, solo HR, 2 RBI.
RF Jhalen Jackson solo HR. 1B Chris Gittens 2 H, 2 RBI.

Rehabbing DH Greg Bird 1 for 4, single, RBI.

Littell (w, 7-1, 1.94)  7 IP, 1 R, 8 H, 2 W, 6 K.

Low A: Charleston (28-28) won HUGE. 17-0.

Diego Castillo, SS, 2 hits, HR, 4 RBI.
2B Hoy Jun Park, 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI.
CF Estevan Florial 3 hits, rbi.
C Donny Sands 3 hits, 3 RBI
DH Brandon Wagner 2 hits, 2 RBI.
1B Dalton Blaser 3 hits, HR, 4 RBI.

Orozco (w, 3-3, 5.21) 5 Ip, 0 R, 3 H, 4 W, 8 K.
Rosa (S, 2) 4 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 4 K. 4.08

An example of the stupid save rule. I mean, how do you get a “save” in a 17-0 win? What, he got the save because he didn’t give up 17 runs?

Minor League Report.

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The Yanks released P Kolton Mahoney from Low A Charleston.

AAA: SWB (28-20) lost 5-0. DH Tyler Austin 2 hits, double.

German (L, 1-1, 4.35) 7 IP, 5 R, 7 H, 0 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Webb 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K. 2.77

AA: Trenton (33-17) got 3 in the bottom of the 8th and one in the bottom of the 9th to win 4-3.

3B Miguel Andujar 2 hits. DH Mike Ford 2 RBI. GW RBI single SS Thairo Estrada. LF Zack Zehner 2 hits.

Acevedo 5 2/3 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 0 W, 5 K. 1.40
Wotherspoon 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 1.08
Coshow (W, 1-2, 3.47) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K.

High A: Tampa (27-25) won 6-1. LF Trey Amburgey 2-run HR. 2B Nick Solak 2 RBI.

Littell (W, 6-1, 2.03) 7 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 2 w, 8 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Reeves (S, 1) 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K. 9.64

Low A: Charleston (26-25) lost 4-2. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, triple & solo HR. 1B Brandon Wagner 2 hits.

Keller (L, 3-5, 4.44) 7 IP, 3 R, 8 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Sosebee 2 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 W, 2 K. 3.26

Minor League Report. Austin’s rehab, Torres’ AAA debut.

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AAA: SWB (24-18) lost 6-3. Rough night for Luis Cessa. Gleyber Torres played 3B in his first AAA game. 1 for 3, single, walk, strikeout, CS, made an error. LF Clint Frazier a 2-run HR.

Cessa (L, 2-4, 5.00) 5 2/3 IP, 6 R, 5 Er, 9 H, 1 W, 6 K.
Jones 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K. 2.78
Heller 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K. 3.54

AA: Trenton (27-16) won 5-2. DH Tyler Austin, 2 doubles on rehab. SS Thairo Estrada 2 RBI.

Herrera (w, 5-0, 1.47) 7 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 7 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Marsh (H, 1) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H,  0 W, 2 K. 4.22
Coshow  (S, 10) 1 IP, 0 R, 1H,  0 W, 1 K. 3.10

High A: Tampa (23-23) won 3-1. DH Trey Amburgey, 2 hits, HR, 2 RBI. SS Jorge Mateo double & triple.

Littell (w, 5-1 2.14)  7 IP, 1 R, 6 H, 1 W, 8 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Schwaab (H, 2) 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 3.18
McNamara (S, 6) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K. 1.35

Low A: Charleston (22-21) rained out.