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Yanks lose players due to Rule 5 draft.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

From MLB.com:

The Yankees made one selection in the Rule 5 Draft, taking right-hander Adonis De la Cruz from the Mariners’ Double-A roster in the first round of the Triple-A phase. De la Cruz, 23, was 3-4 with a 4.71 ERA  and 75 strikeouts over 57 1/3 innings (34 appearances) for Class-A Clinton this past year.

Right-hander Nick Green was selected by the D-backs from the Yankees in the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft. In the Minor League phases, catcher Chris Rabago (Royals), right-hander Gilmael Troya (Phillies), right-hander Anyelo Gomez (Red Sox), outfielder Mark Payton (Athletics) and right-hander Alexander Vargas (Cubs) were selected from the Yanks.

Green would have to stay on Arizona’s 25 man roster all year or he gets offered back to the Yankees. Green, 23, was 8-7, 3.32 between High A Tampa and AA Trenton last year.

The rest are gone.

Rabago, 25, only spent 7 games with Trenton after the Yanks got him from the Rockies.

Troya, 21 was in the Appalaichan Rookie League.

Gomez, 25, had only 7 games in AAA in 2018 due to injury. He was 5-3, 1.92 with 9 saves at 4 levels in 2017. This one could hurt.

Payton just turned 27. .259-6-25 in 62 games at AAA last year. Maybe one day he’ll make the majors, but he’ll be old for a rookie.

Vargas, 21, was 5-1, 4.01 for 3 levels (Low A, High A and AA) in 2018.

 

 

 

 

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Minor League Report. SWB clinches wild card.

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AAA:  SWB (72-65) clinched a wild card spot when they won 3-2 Sunday while Columbus and Indianapolis both lost. SWB will conclude their season today (Monday, Labor Day) and host the first two games of the playoffs Wednesday and Thursday against Lehigh Valley. The final games will be in the Lehigh Valley Friday, then Saturday and Sunday if needed.

C Wilkin Castillo triple, 2 RBI

Rosa 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 0 W, 4 K.  3.92
Sheffield (W, 6-4, 2.56) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 4 K. Great job.
Kontos (H, 6) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.  1.85
Harvey (H, 6) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 W, 2 K.  1.66
R. Espinal (S, 2) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 1 K.   3.09

AA: Trenton will have the same playoff schedule, Wed. – Sunday, but will be away at New Hampshire for the first two, with the final three (Games 4 & 5 if nec.) at Trenton (78-61). Trenton won 3-0 on Sunday. SS Kyle Holder 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI.

This was Garcia’s AA debut. He started the year at Low A Charleston. Total 3 levels: 5-4, 2.55.. RHP, 19.

Deivi Garcia (W, 1-0, 0.00) 5 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 7 K.  AA DEBUT
Hodson (H, 1) 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 1 K.  4.60
Wivinis (S, 5) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.  4.86

High A: Tampa (70-67) lost 3-1. 3B Daniel Barrios 2 hits.

Morris (L, 1-3, 5.92) 3 2/3 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 2 W, 3 K.
Bristo 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 4 H, 1 W, 3 K.  2.45
Weissert 1 Ip, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.  3.76

Low A: Charleston (63-72) won 3-2.

Semple (W, 2-0, 1.50) 6 IP, 2 R, 5 H, 1 W, 7 K.
Vargas (S, 4 ) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.  4.14

Minor League Report. Another HR for Sanchez on rehab.

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AAA: For the second straight game, Gary Sanchez homered (1 for 4, solo HR) on his rehab assignment as SWB (68-64) lost 10-2. 3B Gio Urshela had 2 hits and an RBI. SWB was extremely sloppy, making 6 errors in the game.

Rosa (L, 2-1, 3.71) 5 2/3 IP, 9 R, 5 ER, 10 H, 2 W, 4 k. gave up 2 hr.
Sosebee 1 1/3 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 4 H, 0 W, 1 K.  1.93
Lail 2 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K.  5.62

AA: Trenton (74-60) won 8-1. 2B Bruce Caldwell 2 hits. DH Jorge Saez 3 hits, 3 rbi. 3b Brandon Wagner 3 hits, RBI. LF Trey Amburgey 2 RBI. RF Rashad Crawford and CF Jeff Hendrix 2 hits each.

Loaisiga 4 IP, 1 R, 5 H, 0 W, 3 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.93
Acevedo (W, 3-3, 2.92) 3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 k.  2.92
Lane 2 IP, 0 R, 2 h, 1 W, 4 K.  3.98

High A: Tampa (67-66) rained out.

Low A: Charleston (60-70) lost 11-2. 2B Welfrin Mateo 2 hits, RBI.

Yajure (L, 4-3, 3.62) 4 1/3 IP, 7 R, 10 H, 1 w, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Vargas 2 2/3 IP, 4 R, 5 H, 2 W, 2 K.  4.31
C. Espinal 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 k.  2.92

Minor League Report

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AAA: SWB (66-61) won 7-3. RF Ryan McBroom 2 hits. 1B Mike Ford 3 hits, 2 RBI. 2 hits, RBI for C Wilkin Castillo.

Rosa (W, 2-0, 1.59) 6 1/3 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 3 W, 2 K.
Lail 1 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 2 W, 1 K.  5.82
Harvey (S, 7) 1 2/3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 3 K.  1.63

Rosa, 23, started this year at High A Tampa. He’s jumped 2 levels. He is 14-5, 3.71 at three levels this year and someone to watch out for.

AA: Trenton (69-60) lost 8-3. 2B Bruce Caldwell 2 hits, solo HR. LF Trey Amburgey 2 hits.

Nick Green (0-2, 6.10 at AA) 5 1/3 IP, 6 R, 5 ER, 5 H, 3 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.
Frawley 2 1/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 3 k.  6.75
Hodson 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K.  8.64

Green started the year at High A.

High A: Tampa (64-65) won 8-2. SS Diego Castillo 2 RBI. DH Dom Thompson -Williams 3 RBI. 3B Angel Aguilar 2 hits. 1B Steven Sensley 3 hits. C Jason Lopez 2 RBI.

Abreu (W, 4-3, 4.16) 5 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 4 W, 4 K.
Morris (H, 1) 3 Ip, 0 R, 2 H, 0 w, 0 K  6.05
Bristo 1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 0 K.  1.17

Low A: Charleston (58-67) lost 6-0. They got 3 hits.

Junk (L, 6-5, 3.94) 5 iP, 4 R, 8 H, 2 W, 7 K. gave up 1 hr.
Vargas 4 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 0 W, 2 K. Gave up 1 HR.  3.95

 

 

Minor League Report. 3 pitchers have gone through 3 levels this year. All impress on Saturday.

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AAA: SWB (65-58) swept a DH.

Reg. Sched. Game: Won 2-1, scoring in the bottom of the 7th to win it (minor league games, as part of DH’s, are just 7 innings). DH Luke Voit walk-off HR. LF Zack Zehner solo HR.

King (W, 2-0, 1.74) 7 IP, 1 R, 7 H, 0 W, 4 K. Gave up HR.

King, 23, RHP, is advancing quickly. He started the season at High-A Tampa, and has now gone through AA to make it to AAA. For the season, all three levels, he is 9-5, 1.95.

Makeup of 8/17 rainout: Won 3-1. 2B Ricky Surum 2 hits.

Rosa (W, 1-0, 1.80; AAA debut) 5 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 2 W, 4 K. Gave up HR.
Kontos (cleared waivers, DFA’d back to SWB) (H, 5) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 1.27
J. Harvey (S, 6) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.  1.69

Rosa, 23, also a RHP, also started the year for High-A Tampa, and in all three levels is 13-5, 3.83.

AA: Trenton (68-56) swept a DH.

Reg. Scheduled game: Scored two in the bottom of the ninth (extra innings) to win 5-4.  2B Bruce Caldwell 2 hits, RBI. LF Rashad Crawford 2 hits. C Jorge Saez 2 hits, HR, 3 RBI.

Keller 7 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up HR.  3.58
Lane (W, 1-1, 5.65) 2 IP, 2 R, 0 ER, 4 H, 1 W, 0 K.

Makeup of 7/17 rainout: Won 3-2, scoring a run in the bottom of the 7th, despite getting just 2 hits in the game. Caldwell, DH, HR, 2 RBI.

Whitlock 5 2/3 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 7 H, 2 W, 4 K.  0.84
Sosebee (W, 4-2, 3.23) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 2 K.

Whitlock, 22, RHP started the year at Low-A. In three levels, he is 8-5, 1.84.

High A: Tampa (60-65) lost 9-4. CF Estevan Florial 2 hits, RBI. RF Isiah Gilliam solo HR but made 2 errors. DH Ben Ruta 2 hits. C Jason Lopez 2 doubles.

R. Garcia (L, 0-4, 4.66) 3 2/3 IP, 8 R, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 W, 3 K.
Bristo 2 1/3 IP, 1 R, 2 H, 3 W, 2 K.  1.35
Morris 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 2 K.  7.16
Zurak 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 1 K.  6.35

Low A: Charleston (57-64) won 7-6. 2B David Metzgar 2 hits, 2 RBI. CF Carlos Vidal 2 hits. 3B Welfrin Mateo 2 hits. DH Chris Hess HR, 3 RBI. SS Wilkerman Garcia 3 hits.

Contreras 2 1/3 IP, 5 R, 4 ER, 7 H, 1 W, 3 K. Gave up 2 HR. 4.38
Vargas (W, 4-1, 4.06) 5 1/3 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K.
C. Espinal (S, 4) 1 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 0 K.  2.35
 

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB rained out. We’ve had a ton of rain in the Northeast. My basement is taking on as much water as the Titanic, it seems.

AA: Trenton off.

HIgh A: Tampa (58-62) lost 7-6 in 10 innings. SS Hoy Jun Park 3 hits. 2B Diego Castillo 2 hits, RBI. CF Dom Thompson-Williams 2 hits. RF Isiah Gilliam 2 RBI. LF Ben Ruta 2 hits, RBI. 1B Steven Sensley solo HR.

R. Garcia 5 IP, 4 R, 8 H, 1 W, 1 K.  4.09
Ort 2 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 H, 1 W, 3 K.  gave up 1 HR.  6.00
Zurak (L, 0-2, 4.82) 2 IP, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 H, 0 W, 1 K.

Low A: Charleston (54-63) lost 4-3. DH Dermis Garcia 2 RBI. Charleston got only 3 hits. Up 3-1 going into the top of the 8th, they gave up 1 in the 8th and 2 in the 9th to lose the game.

Martinez 4 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 3 W, 5 K.  2.70
Vargas 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 0 W, 2 K.  4.27
Higgins (BS, 3; L, 5-4, 2.47) 2 IP, 3 R, 3 H, 1 W, 0 K. gave up 1 HR.

Minor League Report.

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AAA: SWB (58-53) lost 6-5, giving up 4 in the top of the ninth. 2 hits DH Mike Ford. 2B Ronald Torreyes 3 hits, RBI. CF Mark Payton 2 hits, RBI. LF Zack Zehner 2 RBI.

The Yanks recently acquired George Kontos from Cleveland for $.

King 7 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 1 W, 4 K. Gave up 1 HR.  1.29 (First AAA game, just promoted)
Kontos (H, 4) 1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 W, 1 K. Gave up 1 HR.  1.59
Kahnle (H, 4; L, 2-2, 4.09) 1/3 IP, 4 R, 3 H, 1 W, 0 K.
Harvey (BS, 3) 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 0 K.  1.51

AA: Trenton (63-49) scored two in the top of the 11th to win 4-2. 3B Mandy Alvarez 3 hits, 2 HR, 3 RBI.

Vargas 3 2/3 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 3 K.  2.25
Reeves 2 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 3 K.  2.23
Wivinis 3 iP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 W, 4 K.  3.60
Sosebee (W, 3-2, 2.92) 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 3 K.

High A: Tampa (55-57) lost 5-3. CF Dom Thompson-Williams 2 hits.

Nick Green (L, 6-5, 3.15) 6 IP, 5 R, 2 ER, 7 H, 2 W, 5 K.
Kamplain 3 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 W, 5 K. 4.42

Low A: Charleston (52-58) won 4-2. 3B Welfrin Mateo 2 hits. SS Wilkerman Garcia 2 hits.

Sanmartin (W, 2-4, 4.09) 6 IP, 2 R, 1 ER, 6 H, 0 W, 4 K.
DeCarr (H, 2) 2 2/3 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 W, 4 K. 3.70
C. Espinal (S, 1) 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 W, 0 K. 2.70