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Game 132. Yanks win in 13, make some deals.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

The Yanks beat KC in 13 Wednesday night, and were busy making deals.

There is a lot of news here, including some passings, so bear with me.

Ben Gamel, just named International League MVP, was dealt to Seattle for two minor league pitchers, 18 year old Juan De Paula and 19 year old Jio Orozco, both righties. Gamel was 1 for 8 for the Yanks this year, and the 24 yr. old OF was .308-6-51 with 19 SB at SWB. De Paula has been down in the rookie leagues, and in 25 games in the minors, is 6-6, 2.58 with 121 K in 118 2/3 IP. Orozco, in 20 minor league games, is 5-3, 3.73 with 87 K in 70 IP. Both are young and a long way away, so we’ll see.

The Yanks sent cash to the Brewers for OF Eric Young. Young, 31, has played for Colorado, the Mets and Braves in his career. He led the NL in SB in 2013 with 46. He can play all 3 OF positions and 2B.  His 162 g. average is .247-2-26 with 42 SB and an OPS+ of 74. It appears he will be used as a pinch-runner in September with the expanded rosters. Young could get more playing time than expected, since Aaron Hicks left last night’s game with a hamstring strain.

The Yanks also announced that Greg Bird, Tyler Wade, Gleyber Torres, Miguel Andujar and Brody Koerner to the Arizona Fall League.Three others are to be announced. For Bird, a good sign that he is coming along and to get him a few at bats this year as he rehabs from that shoulder surgery.

Now for the game. The Yanks came back from a 4-0 deficit to win 5-4 in 13 innings. They are now 69-63, in fourth place in the AL East, 6 1/2 out, but now only 2 1/2 out of the final wild card spot and have to jump three teams.

Luis Cessa struggled early, giving up two runs in the first inning, a run in the second and another in the third. Kendrys Morales hit a 2-run HR off him in the first, and Eric Hosmer a solo shot in the third.

The Yanks got three in the sixth to get back in the game. Ellsbury singled, went to second on a walk to Sanchez and to third on a fly ball by Teixeira. After Gregorius’ SF brought in one run, Castro hit a 2-run HR (19) to cut it to 4-3.

The Yanks tied it in the seventh. With one out, Hicks walked, Gardner singled him to third and Ellsbury tied the game with a SF.

In the 13th, Gregorius singled, was doubled to third by Castro and scored on a SF by McCann.

Ben Heller got his first MLB win.

The Yankees bullpen pitched seven no-hit, shutout innings. Combined with Cessa’s last three innings, the Yanks shut out KC for the last 10 innings of the game.

Cessa 6 IP, 4 R, 3 ER, 6 H, 1 walk, 2 K. 4.17. Gave up 2 HR.
Shreve 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 walk, 3 K. 4.85.
Layne 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 0 K. 3.38 (Bos/NYY)
Warren 2/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 0 K. 5.22 (Cubs/NYY)
Parker 2 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 wlk, 1 K. 3.60 (Sea/NYY)
Heller (W, 1-0) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 0 walks, 0 K. 6.00
Betances (S, 7) 1 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 walk, 0 K. 2.12.

Juan Bell, brother of 1987 AL MVP George Bell, and an infielder in the early 1990s for the Orioles and Phillies, along with the Brewers, Expos and Red Sox, passed away at the age of 48. He was a .212 hitter, OPS+ 60, from 1989-1995.

Joe DeMaestri has passed away at the age of 87. The SS was best known as the SS for the Philadelphia and KC A’s from 1953-1959. Before that he played for the White Sox and Browns. He ended his career by playing for the 1960 and 1961 Yankees. A .236 hitter, OPS+ 62, he made the 1957 All-Star team.

The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Dietrich Enns at AAA, and Chance Adams at AA, both of whom have been exceptional this year, have been moved to the bullpen and basically shut down due to innings limits.

AAA: SWB won 4-0. Combined 3-hitter. Nestor Cortes 5 2/3 IP, no hits. Luis Severino 2 1/3 IP, 5 K. Enns 1 IP. Donovan Solano 2 hits, 2 RBI. 2 hits, RBI for both Mason Williams and Rob Refsnyder.

SWB’s Magic # for clinching the division is 3.

Earlier in the day, OF Ben Gamel was named International League MVP.

AA: Trenton won 6-4. Mark Payton 2-run HR. 2 hits Miguel Andujar, 2 RBI Tyler Wade. 2 hits, rbi for Abiatal Avelino. Trenton stays 1 1/2 back of Reading for the division, and have already clinched a wild card spot.

High A: Tampa had already won the first-half title. They were scoreless in the second inning when rain suspended the game. It should be completed today.

Low A: Charleston had already won the first-half title. they lost 2-0, getting just 3 hits.

The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB rained out.

AA: Trenton won 10-2. Tyler Wade, Dustin Fowler, Miguel Andujar, Mike Ford and Jose Rosario each had 2 hits. 3 hits for Mark Payton. Andujar and Ford 2 RBI each, 4 RBI for Payton.

High A: Tampa won 8-3. Josh Rogers 6 IP (9-5, 2.43). Rashad Crawford 2 hits, HR, 4 RBI. Thairo Estrada 2 hits, RBI. Kevin Cornelius 3 hits, HR shy of cycle.

Low A: Charleston won 9-2. Adonis Rosa 6 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 9 K.  3 hits, HR, 3 RBI Alexander Palma. Ricardo Ferreira 4 hits, 2 RBI. Mandy Alvarez, Cesar Diaz and Jhalen Jackson 2 hits each. 2 RBI for Luis Torrens.

Top draft pick Blake Rutherford, OF, 19, is hitting .352 after his first 31 games. He is at rookie league Pulaski.

The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB won 4-0.  Jordan Montgomery 7 IP, 3 H, 8 K. Rob Refsnyder 4 for 4. Ban Gamel 2 hits, RBI. Pete Kozma 2 hits, 3 RBI. Donovan Solano 2 hits.

AA: Trenton lost 3-1. Tyler Wade and Mike Ford 2 hits each.

High A: Tampa won 2-1. Rashard Crawford and Jeff Hendrix each had 2 hits and an RBI. 2 hits for Thairo Estrada.

Low A: Charleston lost 6-4.  Ricardo Ferreira 2 RBI.

The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB split a DH.

Regularly scheduled game: Won 4-0. Jordan Montgomery 5 2/3 IP, 8 K. Clint Frazier 2 hits, rbi. Pete Kozma 2 for 2, Cito Culver 3 for 3.

Makeup of 8/13 rainout: Lost 4-3. Rob Refsnyder 3 for 3, RBI.

AA: Trenton lost 6-4. 2 hits, triple, 2 RBI Tyler Wade. Dustin Fowler 2 hits, triple, RBI.

High A: Tampa lost 9-8 in 11 innings.  Zack Zehner 2 hits, double, HR, 4 RBI. Thairo Estrada 2 for 2 with 3 walks, double, triple, 2 RBI. Jorge Mateo 3 hits, rbi, HR shy of the cycle.

Low A:   Charleston lost 8-5. Vicente Conde 2 hits, 2 RBI. 3 hits RBI Alexander Palma. Chris Gittens 2 hits, RBI. 2 hits Kyle Holder.

The Minors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Things are going to be a little interesting in the minors now that the Yanks have brought up Sanchez, Austin and Judge. Severino is back up b/c of the Eovaldi injury. So some reshuffling is necessary.

AAA: SWB was rained out.

AA: Trenton won 8-2. Ron Herrera 6 IP, 2 R. SS Tyler Wade 3 h, HR, 2 RBI. CF Dustin Fowler 4 hits, rbi. 1B Mike Ford, 3-Run HR.

High A: Tampa won 10-4. Bryan MItchell continues to struggling getting his feet back in coming off the DL.  2  1/3 IP, 3 R, 2 earned. Jorge Mateo 3 hits, 2 doubles, rbi. Jeff Hendrix 2 hits, RBI. Gleyber Torres 2 hits, rbi. Trey Amburgey 3 hits, 3 RBI. Rashad Crawford 2 hits, 3 RBI. 2 hits Kevin Cornelius.

Low A: Charleston lost 5-1. Kyle Holder 3 hits. 2 hits for Luis Torrens.

The Minors. Adams’ streak ends.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

AAA: SWB lost 4-1 to Lehigh Valley in a five-inning, rain-shortened game. Solo HR Kyle Higashioka.

AA: After starting the season 13-0 between Tampa and Trenton, Chance Adams finally had a clunker, giving up 7 R, four of them unearned,  in 4 2/3 innings and taking his first loss of the year. Trenton lost 7-2. Tyler Wade 3 hits. 2 hits Abiatal Avelino. In 23 starts this year between A+/AA, Adams is 13-1, 2.42.

High A: Tampa split a DH.

Reg. sched. game: won 7-0. Josh Rogers (8-4, 2.32) six shutout IP, 8 K. Kevin Cornelius Solo HR. 2 hits, RBI Connor Spencer.

Makeup of 8/7 rainout: Lost 4-3 in 8 innings (DHs are 7 innings each). Justus Sheffield 1 R in 5 1/3, and the last three runs Tampa gave up (two in the seventh, one in the eighth) were all unearned.   2 hits Trey Amburgey.

Low A: Charleston lost 8-3. Kyle Holder 2 hits, double, solo HR.