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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.

 

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Minor League Report.

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AAA: All Star Game. The PCL beat the International League (SWB’s league), 9-3.

Here is how SWB’s representatives did:

C Kyle Higashioka started. 0 for 1 with a walk.
1B Mike Ford started. 0 for 2.
DH Ryan McBroom started. 0 for 2.
Reliever J.P. Feyereisen pitched a scoreless eighth. 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.

AA: Eastern League All-Star Game. The West beat the East (Trenton’s division) 5-0. The East only got 2 hits.

Trenton representatives:

RF Ben Ruta started, 1 for 2.
1B Chris Gittens started, 0 for 3 with a walk.
SS Hoy Jun Park, sub, 0 for 2.
Reliever Danny Alvarez pitched the 4th. 1 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 W, 3 K.
Reliever Trevor Lane pitched in the 8th. 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K.

High A: Tampa (37-50) lost Game 1 of a DH 10-8. LF Pablo Olivares 2 hits, RBI. DH Oswaldo Cabrera 3 hits, 2 RBI. 1B Mickey Gasper 3 hits, 3 RBI, 3-run HR.

Game 2: Makeup of 7/9 postponement. Game suspended in the top of the third with Tampa up 3-0. To be resumed today, 7/11.

Low A: Charleston (46-44) lost 4-3. 1B Eric Wagaman 3 hits. Daniel Bies in relief, 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 6 K.

 

 

 

Minor League Report. Sloppy Fielding at AA, Low A.

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AAA: SWB (49-35) won 5-3. 2B Thairo Estrada 2 hits, 2 RBI, 2-run HR. C Kyle Higashioka solo HR. DH Zach Zehner 2 hits, solo HR.

Ben Heller, opener, on rehab. 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K. Adonis Rosa (W 2-0, 4.45) six IP, 2 R, 7 K in relief.

Maybe, if Betances is still a ways away, Heller may be able to come back and help the Yanks’ bullpen. Heller, RHP, 27 (28 in August) was 1-0, 6.43 in 10 games in 2016 but 1-0, 0.82 in 9 games in 2017. So 19 MLB games, 2-0, 3.00. Possible help soon?

AA:  Trenton (45-36) lost 9-2. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits. 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits, 2 RBI, a 2-run HR, but 2 errors.  Trenton made four errors and six of the nine runs given up were unearned.

High A: Tampa (35-46) got one in the top of the 10th, but gave up two in the bottom half and lost 5-4. DH Oswaldo Cabrera 3-run HR. 2B Deivi Munoz 2 hits. Tampa struck out 15x.

Starter Jio Orozco 7 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 7 K.  3.76

Low A: Charleston (43-41) lost 11-8. CF Brandon Lockridge 2 hits, RBI. LF Canaan Smith 2 hits, 2 RBI. SS Max Burt 2 hits, RBI. 3B Kyle Gray 2 hits, RBI. C Eduardo Navas 2 RBI. Charleston made 5 errors. and four runs given up were unearned. 

 

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (47-35) won 5-1. SS Tyler Wade 2 hits. LF Clint Frazier 3 hits, 3 RBI. 1B Ryan McBroom 3 hits, (.322) RBI.

Dan Camarena (W, 3-3, 6.01) 7 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 4 K
Jonathan Holder 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K.  6.75
J.P. Feyereisen 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K.  2.09

AA:  Trenton (45-33) lost 7-1. Top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia with an off-night. DH Ben Ruta 2 hits.

Garcia (L, 4-3, 3.00) 4 IP, 3 R, 7 H, 3 W, 5 K. 1 WP, 2 HBP.

High A:  Tampa (34-45) lost 9-3. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, solo HR.

Low A: Charleston (43-39) won 5-1. CF Brandon Lockridge 2 hits, solo HR.

Luis Gil (W, 4-3, 1.90) 5 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 W, 7 K
Lehnen (H, 2) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.  1.42
Valdez 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K. 2.52

Sympathies to the Angels and the family of LHP Tyler Skaggs. The Angels’ pitcher was found dead in his hotel room in Texas. No cause of death revealed, but there is no indication of foul play or suicide. Tragic. He was just 27.

Yanks / Mets tonight at Citi Field. You just hope the Yanks are over the jet lag.

 

Minor League Report.

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Hopefully the minor league recaps won’t take me as long as the recap of that Yankees/Red Sox game!

AAA: SWB (46-34) lost to Lehigh Valley 12-3. DH Mike Ford (.321-19-49) 3 hits, 2 RBI, solo HR. 2B Tyler Wade 2 hits. LF Clint Frazier 2 hits.

AA: Trenton (44-32) won 5-2. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, solo HR. C Kellin Deglan 3-run HR. Trenton pitchers combined for 17 K.

Keller 5 IP, 2 R, 0 ER, 4 H, 1 W, 7 K.  1.80
Lail (W, 3-1, 2.00) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 7 K.
Kriske (S, 7) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K.   1.42

High A: Tampa (33-44) lost 6-1. DH Pablo Olivares 2 hits, RBI.

Low A: Charleston (42-38) won 7-4. LF Canaan Smith 2 hits, 4 RBI. 2B Matt Pita 2 hits.

Standings:

AAA: SWB 1st place by 4 games in International League North.

The other leagues play split seasons.

AA: Trenton won the first half Eastern League East Division title (38-27), so they are assured a playoff spot. They are in 2nd, 6-5, 1/2 game back, in the second half.

High A: Tampa is 3rd, 5-6, 3 1/2 out in the Florida State League North. They finished the first half 28-38, 5th, 13 1/2 out.

Low A: Charleston is 3rd, 5-5, one game out in the second half. They were 37-33, 3rd, less than a percentage point out of 2nd , 1/2 game out of first, in the first half.

Minor League Report. SWB hits 5 HR.

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AAA: SWB (45-31) won 10-1. DH/3B Mike Ford 3 hits, 2 HR, 4 RBI, .325.  LF Trey Amburgey 3 for 3, 2 HR, 4 RBI.  1B Logan Morrison 2-run HR. .306.

Starter Dan Camarena (W, 2-3, 6.71) 7 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 2 W, 9 K.

AA: Trenton (43-30) scored in the bottom of the ninth to win 7-6. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits, RBI. SS Kyle Holder 2 RBI. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI. 1B Chris Gittens 2 RBI (inc. GW RBI single). C Kellin Deglan 2 hits. Brady Lail 6 K in 2 2/3 scoreless innings of relief.

High A: Tampa (31-43) lost 4-2. DH Isiah Gilliam 2 hits. LF Pablo Olivares 2 hits, RBI. Ben Heller, on rehab, “Opener”, 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K.

Low A: Charleston (40-37) won 3-1. 2B Kyle Gray 2 hits, RBI.

Harold Cortijo (W, 3-0, 2.05) 6 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Daniel Bies (S, 3) 3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.   3.23

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (44-31) lost a slugfest, 10-9. DH Mike Ford 4 hits, 2 RBI (.316). 3B Breyvic Valera 3 hits, RBI (.379). SS Tyler Wade 2 hits, RBI. 1B Logan Morrison (.305) 2 hits. 2B Thairo Estrada solo HR. RF Trey Amburgey solo HR.

AA: Trenton (42-30) lost 9-2 to Reading. 2B Hoy Jun Park 2 hits. SS Kyle Holder 2 hits, RBI. RF Ben Ruta 2 hits. 3B Mandy Alvarez 2 hits, RBI.

High A: Tampa (31-42) lost 9-3. 2B Oswaldo Cabrera 3 hits, 2 RBI. LF Pablo Olivares 2 hits. 3B Wendell Rijo 2 hits, RBI.

Low A: Charleston (39-37) won 5-4. 2B Kyle Gray 2 hits, 2 RBI. LF Matt Pita 3 hits, 2 RBI.

Luis Gil (21, RHP) 6 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 3 W, 9 K.  (W, 3-3, 2.06)