AAA: SWB (64-47) lost 8-7 after taking a 7-1 lead into the top of the eighth. Brooks Kriske faced five batters and walked all five. 27 pitches, only 7 strikes, 1 WP. Wow. DH Ryan LaMarre 2 hits, RBI. C Donny Sands (#28 prospect) solo HR. RF Socrates Brito 2 RBI, solo HR.
AA: Somerset (69-44) won 11-3. CF Brandon Lockridge (#19 prospect) 2 hits, RBI. SS Oswald Peraza (#3 prospect) 2-run HR. 3B Oswaldo Cabrera (#16 prospect) 2 for 2, RBI, 3 walks. LF Michael Beltre 2-run HR. 1B Dermis Garcia solo HR. DH Isiah Gilliam solo HR. C Jason Lopez solo HR.
High A: Hudson Valley (68-46) won 13-9. SS Anthony Volpe (#1 prospect) 2 hits. CF Everson Pereira (#13 prospect) 3-run HR. DH Austin Wells (#6 prospect) 2 hits, 3 RBI, 2-run HR. 3B Andres Chaparro 2 hits, 3 RBI, solo HR. RF Elijah Dunham (#24 prospect) 2 hits, RBI, solo HR. 1B Eric Wagaman 2 hits, RBI.
Low A: Tampa (72-40) lost 4-2, getting just four hits.
AAA: SWB (59-46) lost their 9th game in a row, 9-6. Starting P Clarke Schmidt (#5 prospect) 4 1/3 IP, 4 R, 2 ER, 6 H, 0 W, 6 K. C Donny Sands (#28 prospect) 2 hits, 3 RBI.
AA: Somerset (63-44) won 7-3. Starting P Hayden Wesneski (#15 prospect) 6 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 2 W, 10 K. 1 HBP. Gave up 2 HR. CF Brandon Lockridge (#19 prospect) 2-run HR. SS Oswaldo Cabrera (#16 prospect) 2-run HR. RF Isiah Gilliam 2 hits, solo HR.
High A: This one may take me all day to type up. Hudson Valley (64-43) won 23-4. They hit 10 HR in the game, and scored 14 runs in the top of the 9th inning.
SS Anthony Volpe (#1 prospect) 3-run HR SS Eduardo Torrealba (replaced Volpe) 2 hits CF Everson Pereira (#13 prospect) 3 hits, 6 RBI. ALL THREE HITS WERE HOME RUNS. 2 solo and a grand slam. C Austin Wells (#6 prospect) 5 hits, solo HR. RF Frederick Cuevas 2 RBI 3B Andres Chaparro 3 hits, 2 RBI, solo HR DH Carlos Narvaez 2 hits, 4 RBI. Grand slam. OF Jake Sanford (#23 prospect) 2 hits, 2 RBI, 2-run HR. 1B Eric Wagaman 5 hits, 2 RBI, 2 solo HR. 2B Luis Santos 3 hits.
Hudson Valley had 27 hits in the game, 10 HR.
Here is the 9th inning. 5 HR, 2 of which are grand slams.
HR (Chaparro) Single HR (Sanford) HR (Wagaman) Single Pop up (out #1) Walk Single loads bases Walk forces in run Single drives in run Grand Slam (Narvaez) Fly Out (out #2) SIngle Walk Single (loads bases) Grand Slam (Pereira) Walk Lineout (inning finally over. Wonder how long timewise it took?)
Low A: Tampa (70-36) won 8-5. #2 prospect Jasson Dominguez 3 hits, 3 RBI, 2-run HR. #26 prospect Ryder Green 2 solo HR. 3B Tyler Hardman 2-run HR.
AAA: SWB (55-37) has tossed two no-hitters this year, and this time almost had it turned on them. They lost 2-0 and only got one hit, a single by C Donny Sands (Yanks’ #28 prospect) in the seventh inning. Deivi Garcia (L, 2-6, 6.87) 4 2/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 4 W, 7 K. Garcia’s rough year has slid him from being the Yankees’ #3 prospect to #11. One article I read has a MLB scout really criticizing the Yanks for messing with Garcia as far as his delivery, etc. Not a pleasant read, but a good one. Very interesting and informative.
AA: Somerset (55-39) won 7-1. New #3 Prospect SS Oswald Peraza 2 hits, 2 RBI. Starting Pitcher Shawn Semple 6 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 1 W, 6 K (6-2, 3.30). 2B Oswaldo Cabrera (#16 Yanks’ prospect) 2 hits. CF Michael Beltre 2 hits. DH Mickey Gasper 2 RBI, solo HR. LF Ben Pita 2 hits, 2 RBI, solo HR.
High A: Hudson Valley (60-35) won 6-4. C Austin Wells (#6 prospect) solo HR. 3B James Nelson grand slam.
Low A: Tampa (63-29) won 15-7. 2B Cooper Bowman (#30) 5 RBI, grand slam. 3B Tyler Hardman 2 hits, 3 RBI, solo HR. DH Ben Rice 3-run HR. 1B Eric Wagaman 2 hits, 2 RBI. RF Juan De Leon solo HR.
SWB 2nd in division 1/2 GB Somerset 2nd in division 1/2 GB Hudson Valley 1st in division 11 games up Tampa 1st in division 5 games up
The forthcoming hurricane coming up the East coast has already cancelled the Sunday game for AAA SWB and also has postponed the game for High A Hudson Valley (rescheduled for Sept. 8).
AAA: One night after a 7-inning no-hitter, SWB (55-36) almost threw another one, as their attempt to go back-to-back was broken up in the eighth inning of a 14-2 win. SWB has two no-hitters this year, Somerset and Hudson Valley one each.
Starter J.P. Sears 6 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 W, 4 K.
CF Estevan Florial 3 hits, RBI (#21 prospect) LF Jonathan Davis 2 hits, 3 RBI, a 3-run HR 1B Rob Brantly 3 RBI 3B Armando Alvarez 2 hits, RBI 2B Kyle Holder 2 hits, 2 RBI SS Cristian Perez 3 hits, 2 RBI
AA: Somerset (54-39) lost 11-3. CF Michael Beltre 2 hits. 1B Dermis Garcia 2 hits, RBI.
High A: Hudson Valley (59-35) won 3-1. RF Pat DeMarco 2 hits, solo HR. Starting P Randy Vasquez 6 IP, 0 R, 8 H, 1 W, 8 K. (#20 prospect)
Low A: Tampa (62-29) won 8-4. 1B Eric Wagaman solo HR. CF Madison Santos 2 hits, RBI. Tyler Hardman 2 hits, 2 RBI. Relief P Blane Abeyta 5 1/3 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 2 W, 8 K. 1 WP. 1 HBP.
A new updated top 30 prospect list is out. Anthony Volpe is ranked #1 (#15 in all of MLB). Jasson Dominguez #2 for the Yanks. Deivi Garcia dropped to #11, Estevan Florial to #21. Numbers above reflect the new list.
AAA: SWB (29-12) lost 3-2 to Lehigh Valley in 12 innings. DH Ryan LaMarre 2 hits. SS Andrew Velazquez solo HR.
AA: Somerset (28-15) split a DH.
Game 1: Lost 5-3. 2B Diego Castillo 2 hits. SS Oswald Peraza 2 RBI. RF Michael Beltre solo HR. DH Isiah Gilliam 2 for 2.
Game 2: Ken Waldichuk, just promoted to AA, had his second AA start. He pitched 5 no-hit innings, striking out 10 before tiring in the sixth in an 11-3 Somerset win. Castillo 2 hits, 2 RBI. Beltre played CF, 2 hits, 3 RBI. DH Oswaldo Cabrera 2 RBI. RF Tom Milone 2 hits, RBI. 3B/SS Max Burt 2 hits.
Waldichuk 5 1/3 IP, 2 R, 2 H, 4 W, 10 K.
Waldichuk’s record this season, High A and AA is 3-0, 1.11 in 9 starts. He has started 19 minor league games so far and is 3-2 with a 2.19 ERA. with 121 K in 70 IP.
High A: Hudson Valley (27-16) had a crazy win, 9-8 in 11 innings. After giving up 5 runs in the top of the 11th, HV came back with six runs in the bottom half! 2B Ezequiel Duran 2 RBI. C Anthony Seigler 2 hits, 2 RBI, GW 2-run double. 3B James Nelson 2 hits. Starter Shawn Semple 6 IP, 1 R, 2 h, 2 W, 6 K.
Low A: Tampa (29-14) got the first game of a DH in, but the second game was ppd. 2B Trevor Hauver 3 hits. 3B Andres Chaparro 2 hits, RBI. 1B Eric Wagaman 2 hits.