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The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB lost 6-2, Kyle Davies giving up 6 R in 3 IP. Tyler Webb and Brandon Pinder combined for six scoreless innings of relief. CF Slade Heathcott 2 H, 2 RBI.

AA: Rough outing for Yanks’ top pitching prospect Luis Severino. He gave up 6 runs, 3 ER in 5 innings pitched in a 10-3 Trenton loss. Trenton was sloppy, committing five errors. Seven of the ten runs they gave up were unearned.

High A: Tampa won 12-7. LF Ericson Leonora 2 h, 3 rbi.

A: Charleston won 1-0 on a three-hitter. Starter Luis Cedeno five no-hit innings.

The minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB lost to LV 6-1. OF Ramon Flores left early with an injury after a HBP.  Rob Segedin (who came in to play 1B after Flores was hurt, 3 for 3). Brandon Pinder, just sent down for Chasen Shreve, pitched, giving up 2 R in 1 IP.

AA: 4-3 win for Trenton. 2 run HR 3B  Eric Jagielo. 4 players with 2 hits each.

High A: Tampa got shut out 3-0. SS Tyler Wade 2 hits but he made 2 errors.

A: 5-4 Charleston win. CF Dustin Fowler and C Eduardo de Oleo 2 hits each, same with RF Brandon Thomas.

Game 14. Yanks back at .500 thanks to Eovaldi.

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Last night, the Yanks wasted a great pitching outing by CC. Tonight they got another great outing, this time by Nathan Eovaldi. They didn’t waste this one as they raised their record to 7-7 with a 5-2 win.

With the win, they raised another question. With the way Chris Young is playing, does he take playing time away from Carlos Beltran?

In the first, Brett Gardner walked with one out and scored on a two-0ut double by Teixeira.

Much like last night, it stayed a close contest for most of the game.

Before the game, Chasen Shreve was brought back up. Brandon Pinder sent down.

After six innings, it was still 1-0 Yanks. They got 3 in the seventh. Here is where the Young/Beltran thing kicks in.

Chris Young homered to make it 2-0. This was Young’s 4th HR of the year, while Beltran has been struggling and not only that, Beltran was dropped out of the 3 spot in favor of A-Rod the other day. Performance matters. Right now, it may be best to bench the aging (38) Beltran, a switch-hitter (better to PH off the bench) and play the younger, faster and right now, better hitting Young over Beltran. But the Yanks are committed to $15MM for Beltran for this year and next. If Young continues to outperform Beltran, it will be interesting. Later in the seventh, Stephen Drew hit his fourth HR of the year to make it 3-0. Drew has only nine hits for the season, his batting average is just .190, but 4 of the hits are HR. Kind of like Teixeira, who has a .200 batting average but 4 HR.

Young was 3 for 3 tonight.

A WP made it 4-0. Detroit got a run in the 7th, and the Yanks got a run on an error in the top of the 9th. Detroit threatened in the 9th, getting a run to make it 5-2 and having the bases loaded where a walk-off grand slam was in play, but the Yanks held on to win 5-2.

Eovaldi (W, 1-0, 3.12) 7 IP, 1 R, 8 H, 1 walk and 4 K.

Betances 1 IP, 0 r, 0 H, 0 walks and 2 K. 0.00

Martin 2/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 2 K. 4.26.

Miller 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 walks and 1 K. 5 th Save, 0.00.

 

Game 11. Tanaka dominant in Yanks’ 9-0 win.

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Since Masahiro Tanaka has rehabbed the elbow instead of having Tommy John surgery, there are concerns about the elbow. How would it limit him? Will it blow out? The first two starts of the year did little to alleviate those concerns, but Tanaka looked ace-like Saturday night in the Yanks’ 9-0 win over Tampa Bay.

This was the Tanaka we saw last year before he injured his elbow with the partially torn UCL. Dominant.

Tanaka (2-1, 3.94) went 7, 0 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 8 K. Despite the final score, for much of the game, he had to be dominant.

Brian McCann (3 for 4) broke open a scoreless duel with a 2-run triple in the sixth, and the Yanks broke open the game with a 7-run seventh, capped by Chris Young’s grand slam, his third HR of the season.

David Carpenter pitched the eighth, 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 1 K.

Brandon Pinder closed it out. 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 2 walks and 1 K.

Matt Tracy, DFA’d by the Yanks after his MLB debut, was claimed off waivers by the Marlins.

 

 

Game 9. Bullpen lets Yanks down in 7-5 loss.

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Nathan Eovaldi is still progressing from a thrower into a pitcher. Sure, he can throw hard, and he did strike out 9 in 5 IP tonight. But in those 5 IP, he threw 101 pitches, gave up 2 R on 8 pitches, and forced the bullpen into the game early.

That bullpen imploded. They entered with a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the sixth, gave up 5 runs, and the Yanks wound up losing 7-5 to drop them to 3-6 on the season.

Eovaldi gave up a run in the first. The Yanks got 2 back in the third on a Beltran double. They went up 3-1 in the fourth on A-Rod’s 2nd HR of the year, #656* of his career. He is now 4 HR behind Willie Mays on the all-time list. His 2 hits tonight put him at 2947 on the all-time list and the RBI is # 1976. Just three men have ever made it to 2000.

Sorry, asterisks necessary due to the steroids.

Up 3-1, Eovaldi gave up a HR in the fourth to make it 3-2.

In the bottom of the sixth, up 3-2 the Yanks had to take Eovaldi out because of the pitch count. The bullpen here lost the game, giving up five runs.

Eovaldi 5 IP, 2 R, 8 H, 3 walks and 9 K. 11 baserunners in 5 IP. The K are good, but in and out of trouble and not efficient on the pitch count. Not only that, an average just over two runners an inning.

Carpenter (Blown save 1, Lost game) 1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 H, 1 walk, 0 K.

Wilson faced two batters. Both got hits. Both scored.

Carpenter and Wilson cost the Yanks the game.

Martin 2/3 iP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 0 K.

Brandon Pinder (MLB DEBUT; see below) 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 0 K.

Betances 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks and 2K.

De La Rosa, who was up and didn’t get into a game, was sent back down, Pinder brought up. Davies cleared waivers, sent back to AAA.

You may have read the name Wilking Rodriguez on this blog during spring training. Suspended 80 games for use of furosemide (generic for Lasix).

 

 

Minor league report.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA:  OF Tyler Austin had 3 hits and 2 RBI but SWB lost 6-4.

Connor Kendrick 3 IP 5 R, 5 H, 3 walks and 1 K.
Danny Burawa 2 Ip, 1 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 2 K.
Diego Moreno 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 walk and 4 K. Do not be surprised if he gets a callup this year.
Brandon Pinder 2 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 walks and 3 K.

AA: Trenton’s game was PPD.

High A: Tampa lost 11-4. CF Mark Payton 2 h, rbi.

A: Charleston lost 7-6. CF Dustin Fowler HR, 3 RBI.

Minor league report.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Due to the longevity of the Yankees’ game, I won’t go into the lower levels.

AAA: SWB lost 6-0, getting just 3 hits. Rob Refsnyder made an error. 3 of the runs given up were unearned.

Jaron Long 5Ip, 6 R, 3 ER, 2 walks, 3 K.
Diego Moreno 3 IP, 0 R, 1 hit, 0 walks and 6 K
Brandon Pinder 1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 walks and 2 K.

AA: Trenton crushed Erie,  15-2. Jake Cave had 4 hits, inc. a HR. Aaron Judge and Dante Bichete , Jr. also homered. Every batter in the lineup had a hit. Trenton banged out 15 hits. Four pitchers combined for a four-hitter.

 

  • Quick updates; A+: Tampa lost 5-3. Rookie Davis 6 IP, 1 R, Andrew Bailey, left behind to get more work in for Tampa, gave up 2 runs in 1 IP. DH Matt Snyder 2 H, HR, 2 RBI.

    Low A Charleston got just 3 hits in a 3-1 loss.