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Minor League Report. Sanchez rehab; dominating Nelson.


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.


AAA: SWB (64-50) lost 5-3 in 10 innings. LF Clint Frazier solo HR, good defense. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits.  RF Trey Amburgey solo HR. 2B Wendell Rijo solo HR.

Deivi Garcia 4 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR. AAA ERA is 6.26.

He’s just 20. Don’t rush him. Probably needs a full year (more?) at AAA.

AA: Trenton (59-54) lost 4-3. 1B Chris Gittens 2-run HR. CF Rashad Crawford 2 hits.

High A: Tampa (52-59) won 7-2. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits. 2B Wilkerman Garcia 3 RBI. SS Diego Castillo 2 hits, 2 RBI. C Jason Lopez 2 hits, RBI. RF Omar Carrizales 2 hits, RBI.

Miguel Yajure (W, 7-6, 2.04) 5 1/3 relief innings, 1 R, 4 H, 1 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR.

Low A: Charleston (58-57) lost 4-1. CF Brandon Lockridge 2 hits. DH Josh Stowers 2 hits. RF Frederick Cuevas 2 hits.

Starter Luis Medina 5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 W, 7 K.

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


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. Deivi Garcia still adjusting to AAA.


AAA: For a 20 yr. old, jumping from High A to AAA in one year is impressive. It may be a bit much to go from High A all the way to the majors. Deivi Garcia had a rough first inning for SWB, giving up 4 runs, as SWB (62-47) lost 6-1. LF Clint Frazier 2 hits, 2B Wendell Rijo 2 hits. In the first inning, Garcia gave up a double, walk, got a strikeout, then a double drove in two, then a strikeout, then a 2-run HR.

He may need a full year at AAA. At 20, we can’t rush him.

Garcia (AAA stats 1-2, 6.63) 5 IP, 6 R, 8 H, 2 W, 4 K. Gave up 2 HR.

AA: Trenton (57-50) won 7-2. SS Kyle Holder 3 hits, RBI. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI. 1B Chris Gittens 2 hits, RBI. C Kellin Deglan 2 hits, RBI. CF Rashad Crawford 2 hits, RBI on a solo HR. Nice team effort.

Nick Green (W, 2-3. 7.91) 5 2/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 4 W, 6 K.

Trevor Lane (1.82) 2 scoreless relief innings, 3 K.

High A:  Tampa ppd. Scheduled to be madeup today, Aug. 1

Low A: Charleston (53-56) lost 8-6. SS Oswald Peraza 2 hits. LF Canaan Smith (.317) 3 hits, 2 RBI, solo HR. 3B Oliver Dunn 3 hits, RBI.

Luis Medina (no decision) 5 1/3 IP, 4 R, 4 H, 4 W, 10 K.  6.89

Update: From MLB Trade Rumors:

The Yankees were willing to give up Clint Frazier and another prospect for Ray, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale tweets, though talks fizzled out after the Diamondbacks requested more prospects.  As per MLB Network’s Jon Heyman, the D’Backs wanted a four-prospect package that included Frazier and right-hander Clarke Schmidt, who was the 16th overall pick of the 2017 draft and rated by MLB Pipeline as the fifth-best prospect in New York’s system.

Minor League Report. Rijo gives SWB a walk-off win.


AAA: SWB (61-46) scored in the bottom of the ninth to win 5-4. 1B Mike Ford (.305) 2 hits. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits.  C Erik Kratz (.316, at age 39) 2 RBI. 3B Wendell Rijo walk-off HR.

AA: Trenton (55-49) lost 7-0, getting just three hits. James Reeves three scoreless innings of relief, six strikeouts.

High A: Tampa off.

Low A: Charleston (53-55) won 7-5.  LF Canaan Smith (.313) 2 hits, RBI. 1B Eric Wagaman 2 hits. C Ryan Lidge 2 hits.

Jhony Brito  (W, 4-3, 3.06) 6 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 W, 6 K. Gave up 1 HR.

Minor League Report.


AAA: SWB (60-43) won 10-6. Cameron Maybin, on rehab, 2 hits, RBI. SS Thairo Estrada 2 hits. SS Tyler Wade (.315) 3 hits. 1B Ryan McBroom 2 hits, RBI. 1B Mike Ford replaced McBroom, 2 RBI (a 2-run HR (21)). Trey Amburgey solo HR (17). 3B Wendell Rijo 2 hits,
4 RBI, grand slam.

Starter Adonis Rosa (W, 3-0, 3.78) 5 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 2 W, 3 K.

AA: Trenton (54-47) lost both games of a doubleheader.

Reg. Sched. Game: Lost 9-8, they scored one in the top of the seventh but lost it by giving up two in the bottom half. SS Hoy Jun Park 4 for 4, 3 RBI, solo HR. 1B Chris Gittens 2 hits, RBI. DH Brandon Wagner 3 for 3, RBI. 2B Gosuke Katoh 4 for 4 , RBI.

Makeup of June 10 ppd: Lost 5-1. 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits. Katoh 2 hits.

High A: Tampa ppd. rain.

Low A: Charleston (51-53) won 4-3. Starter Rony Conteras (W, 7-5, 4.25) 6 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 3 W, 7 K.

Minor League Report.


Once again, apologies for a late posting. LONG day in Cooperstown yesterday.

AAA: SWB (57-43) lost 7-4. SS Tyler Wade (.309) 2 hits. 2 hits, solo HR for LF Clint Frazier. DH Breyvic Valera (.333) solo HR. CF Billy Burns 2 hits. 3B Wendell Rijo solo HR. Starting pitcher Dan Camarena gave up 5 HR. Will Carter 3 scoreless relief innings.

AA:   Trenton (52-44) won 7-2. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, 3 RBI. C Kellin Deglan a 3-run HR. CF Matt Lipka 2 hits. Starter Nick Nelson 5 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 2 W, 5 K. (W, 4-2, 3.11)

High A: Tampa (43-55) lost 13-2. SS Diego Castillo 2 hits. C Donny Sands 2 hits. RF Leonardo Molina 3 hits, RBI. LF Omar Carrizales 2 hits, RBI.

Low A: Charleston (50-51) lost 10-3. 2B Oliver Dunn 2 hits, solo HR. 2 hits C Ryan Lidge (cousin of former MLB reliever Brad Lidge).


SWB 1st by 5 games in International League North.

Trenton won the first half Eastern League Eastern Division title. They are in tied for 4th, 14-17, in the second half.

Tampa is tied for 2nd, 15-17, in the 2nd half for the FL State League North. They finished the first half in fifth place at 28-38.

Charleston is in 7th (last) place in the South Atlantic League Southern Division at 13-18. They finished the first half 37-33, 3rd place, just 1/2 a game out.