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The Minors.

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AAA: SWB won 5-1. Diego Moreno five scoreless IP of relief. OF Ben Gamel 2 hits, rbi. Same with C Gary Sanchez. 2 hits Cesar Puello.

AA: Trenton won 5-2. Jordan Montgomery 5 1/3 scoreless IP. SS Tyler Wade (HR shy of cycle), OF Dustin Fowler (2 RBI) and OF Mark Payton (2 doubles, rbi) 3 hits each.C  Kyle Higashioka 2 hits, rbi.

High A: Tampa won 4-2. Domingo Acevedo 12 K in 6 IP.SS Jorge Mateo 3 hits. 2 hits and an RBI for both OF Zack Zehner and OF Jake Skole.

Low A: Charleston lost 2-1. 3B Angel Aguilar and C Austin Afenir 2 hits each. RBI for Afenir.

I don’t go to lower levels, like short-season leagues or anything, but the Yanks do have a highly touted 20 year old catching prospect, Luis Torrens, at Staten Island in the NY-Penn short-season league.

The Minors. Severino shaky.

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AAA: SWB won 10-3, but Luis Severino, recently optioned back to the minors, had a shaky outing. After 3 scoreless innings, he gave up 3 in the fourth and couldn’t make it through the inning. He gave up 3 runs, 2 H, 3 walks and 4 K in just 3 2/3 IP. Diego Moreno and Anthony Swarzak combined for 5 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. Ben Gamel 2 doubles, rbi. Aaron Judge 2 doubles, rbi (.228), Jake Cave 2 hits, 1 a double, rbi. Donovan Solano and Kyle Higashioka 2 rbi each.

AA: Trenton won 5-3. Matt Wotherspoon 4 innings of scoreless relief. 3 hits, rbi for Tyler Wade, 2 hits, rbi for Dustin Fowler.

High A: Tampa won 2-1. Jorge Mateo (.300) 2 hits. 2 hits apiece for Matt Snyder and Austin Aune.

Low A: Charleston got a run in the bottom of the 10th to win 5-4. Jeff Hendrix 2 hits, rbi. Kyle Holder 2 hits, Nathan Mikolas 3 hits. Hoy Jun Park 2 rbi. Conor Spencer walk-off double.

Today in the minors. Rumbelow lost for the year.

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Nick Rumbelow will have to undergo Tommy John surgery and will be done for the year.

AAA: SWB won 6-3. Tyler Olson, who started, and Diego Moreno, who got the win in relief, combined  for seven shutout innings. OF Ben Gamel had three hits, a HR short of the cycle. Aaron Judge 2 h, double, rbi. 2B Donovan Solano 3 H, rbi.  OF Cesar Puello a 3-run HR.

AA: Trenton won 5-3. CF Dustin Fowler 2 h, rbi. Dante Bichette, Jr. 3 hits.

High A: Tampa won 5-2. Prized prospect James Kaprelian went 5 IP, 1 R, 3 H, and 9 K. Miguel Andujar HR, 2 rbi. 2B Billy Fleming 3 for 3, Zach Zehner and Mike O’Neill (Paul’s nephew) two hits each.

Low A:  Charleston made it a perfect night for the farm teams, winning 4-0. Brody Koerner 7 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 9 K. Solo HR Trey Amburgey. Jhalen Jackson 3 H, 2 doubles, rbi. Kyle Holder 2 h, rbi.  2 hits Thairo Estrada.

S.T. Game 26. Teix HRs in Yanks’ 3-2 win.


Mark Teixeira is known for slow starts. The other day he mentioned that he and the batting coaches saw something on a video which is why he was hitting a lot of balls on the ground and had a low batting average so far this spring. So he was working on correcting that flaw, so he would be ready when the season starts next week.

That work paid off tonight when Teix hit a solo HR in the seventh in the Yanks’ 3-2 win over the Tigers. The win puts the Yanks’ S.T. record at 11-13-2.

Dustin Ackley’s 2-run double in the eighth was the game-winner.

The pitching line:

Cessa 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 walk and 4 K. Probably going to AAA for their rotation, but nice job.
Barbato 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 1 K. Still in the mix for a bullpen job.
Chapman 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 2 K. Suspended until May 9.
Goody 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 walks and 3 K. Stuck out the side, but gave up 2 HR.
Shreve 1 IP, 0 R, 0H, walks and 0 K. Has had an excellent camp.
Moreno (w) 2 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 1 K.

S.T. Game 24. Mitchell strong in Yanks’ 4-3 win.


After Ivan Nova’s performance yesterday, it was pretty much a given that he pitched himself out of the starting rotation. It was also pretty much a given that CC Sabathia would have the #5 slot.

As ESPN’s Lee Corso is known to say, “Not so fast, my friend.”

Although it still strongly appears that CC will have that #5 slot, if only because of his salary, Bryan Mitchell gave the Yanks some food for thought as he continued his fine spring training with four scoreless innings in the Yanks’ 4-3 win over Toronto in spring training action today.

Aaron Hicks led off the game with a HR for the Yanks.

Poor Rob Refsnyder took a bad hop off of his face for the second day in a row. He’s made three errors at 3B in the last two days. Meanwhile, don’t count out Ronald Torreyes maybe beating out Refsnyder for a spot on the team as the backup infielder. Torreyes, 23, has had a fine spring. The rookie had two hits today and is at .313 for the spring.

A-Rod had an RBI. The winning run scored in the ninth on an E-2.

Nick Rumbelow and James Pazos were sent down to AAA. I still think the final bullpen spot(s) are down to Barbato, Yates and Pinder.

Today’s pitching line:

Mitchell 4 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 4 K.
Swarzak 2 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Moreno 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 1 K.
Pinder (W) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 walk and 1 K.
Mullee 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 3 K.


S.T. Game 18. Castro, Pineda, continue strong springs in Yanks’ 3-2 win.


Starlin Castro and Michael Pineda continued their strong springs today as the Yankees beat the Braves 3-2 in spring training action.

Castro had two hits and an RBI.

The Yanks escaped trouble when X-rays on Jacoby Ellsbury’s wrist came up negative after Ellsbury was HBP during the game.

Michael Pineda has been great this spring, and that continued today. The same goes for Chasen Shreve.

Pineda (W) 4 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 walks and 4 K.
Chapman 1 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 1 K.
Shreve 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 0 K.
Goody 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 0 K.
Moreno 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 1 K.
Yates 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 2 K.

S.T. Game 15. Castro’s HR leads Yanks to 2-1 win.


Starlin Castro hit a 2-run HR in the second inning and the Yanks made it hold up for a 2-1 win over Toronto in Wednesday’s S.T. game.

Eovaldi (W) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 walks and 2 K.
Pestano 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 0 K.
Chapman 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Moreno 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Pinder 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Pazos 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 1 K.
Bleier 1 Ip, 1 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Yates 1 Ip, 0 R, 1 H, 1 walk and 2 K.

The Yanks are 5-8-2 on the spring.