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Yankees Minor League Report 4/20/14: Typically Slow Easter Sunday

Only Scranton had a game today. Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 9-4) OF Zoilo Almonte:  1-for-4, 2 RBI, RS, K.263/.311/.421 in 57 AB.   13 hits in last 39 AB. 2B Jose Pirela:  1-for-4, 2B (3), RS, K.255/.255/.364 in 55 read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/19/14: Long Day of Games Throughout the System

Quick Rundown:Pete O'Brien smacks two home runs for Tampa, while Manny Banuelos gets smoked in his latest start.Tyler Austin finally smacks an extra-base hit.  Being greedy, he added a second one later in the game. Taylor Dugas hits an ultra-rare home run. Eric Jagielo adds three more hits to his resume. Now for the full

Minors Note: Yankees to Call Up Preston Claiborne and Bryan Mitchell

According to Josh Norris and Dan Barbarisi. Everyone should know about Claiborne; came up during the 2013 season, started off very strong with a long string of innings without read more

Yankees Minor League Note: Matt Daley Called Up

After last night's bullpen implosion, the Yankees decided to do a minor shuffling of the deck today, designating Cesar Cabral for assignment while bringing up Matt Daley.   Daley read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/18/14: Robert Refsnyder’s 3-Hit Night The Highlight of a Slow Day

Tampa and Charleston were both postponed tonight.Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 5-2, in 11 innings)2B Jose Pirela:  2-for-6, RS UTIL Adonis Garcia:  4-for-5You know it is a tough night when Garcia, a 29-year old organizational guy, is your star of the day.OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-5, RS, read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/17/14: The Judge Hits First Career HR in Charleston Victory

A few notes:Francisco Arcia has been promoted to Triple-A to be Austin Romine's backup.  This seems like the organizational role for Arcia, and it is not a bad gig to have – you can make a bit of a living as an organizational catcher who may get a few cups of coffee in the big leagues

Yankees Minor League Report 4/16/14: Zach Nuding Tosses Shutout as Trenton Splits DH

Scranton (Crushed by Buffalo, 8-2) C Austin Romine:  2-for-4, 2B (1), K, 2 PBSince it appears that Murphy is going to hang around the big club for at least two months, it does give Romine an opportunity to get a lot of playing time. OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-5, E (1)10-for-38 with one XBHOF Ramon Flores:

Yankees Minor League Report 4/15/14: Eric Jagielo Homers; Tyler Wade Collects Four Hits

Scranton:Postponed yet again.   Poor Shane Greene.   Here we are a few weeks into the season, and Greene has still yet to pitch.    As a legitimate big league prospect, this is not a good thing.  Hopefully, he will get into a game read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/14/14: Bryan Mitchell Strikes Out 12 in Trenton Shutout

Scranton:Postponed yet again. Trenton (Defeated Akron, 2-0)CF Mason Williams:  1-for-4 3B/OF Tyler Austin: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, 2 K1B Kyle Roller:  1-for-4, 2B (1), RSOF Ben Gamel:  0-for-3, BB, CS (1)3B Rob Segedin:  0-for-3, RS, BBOF Taylor Dugas:  1-for-4, 2B (3) Power is never going to be a big part of his game, but this is

Yankees Minor League Report 4/13/14: Ramon Flores Goes Bananas for Scranton; Manny Banuelos Continues to Throw Well

Scranton (Defeated Syracuse, 7-1, to improve to 5-5) OF Ramon Flores:  4-for-4, 2 2B (4), 3B (2), 4 RS, BBFrom .148 to .258 in one day.    Flores has six walks in 10 games, and six of his eight hits this season have gone for extra bases. C John Ryan Murphy: 1-for-4, 2B (3), RS,

Yankees Minor League Report 4/12/14: Almonte Goes Yard as Scranton Splits DH

Scranton (Split DH with Syracuse, 7-1 loss followed by 2-1 win)OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-7, HR (1), RBI, 2 RS, 2 K, SB (1)Almonte has been off to a very rough start – it is probably nothing more than sample size, though I always wonder if a player who gets a taste of the big leagues

Yankees Minor League Report 4/11/14: Tyler Austin Plays Third in Trenton Loss

Scranton:Postponed for the third time this season. Trenton (Lost to Erie, 5-4) C Gary Sanchez:  2-for-5 6-game hitting streak.  Hitting .370 (10-for-27) read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/10/14: Jagielo Continues to Drive Them Home in 7-3 Tampa Victory

Scranton (Defeated Syracuse, 7-2) C John Ryan Murphy:  2-for-4, RBI, RS Started year 0-for-10; now has consecutive 2-hit games. OF Zoilo Almonte:  0-for-3, RBI, RS, BB, CS (1)2-for-21 start 2B Jose Pirela:  1-for-4, RS, SB (1)IF Scott Sizemore:  1-for-3, BB, K read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/9/14: Jagielo Homers Yet Again in Tampa Victory

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 7-6) C John Ryan Murphy:  2-for-5, 2 2B (2), 2 RBI 2B Jose Pirela:  2-for-5, 2B (1), 2 RSIF Scott Sizemore:  2-for-3, 2B (3), 2 RBI, RSHitting .444 (8-for-18) thus far 1B/3B Russ Canzler:  1-for-4, 2B (3), RBI read more

Yankees Minor League Note: Shane Greene Promoted

Everyone loves a good spring training competition.   For many of us, it provides a reason to pay attention to games that otherwise have no other meaning.That said, read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/8/14: Thunder & Riverdogs Each Put Up 10 Runs in Victories

Scranton (DH vs. Rochester.  Lost Game 1, 5-0.  Lost Game 2, 6-5)C John Ryan Murphy:  0-for-3, K 0-for-10 start, though he has only struck out once. OF Ramon Flores:  1-for-6, 2B (1), RS, BBPlayed CF tonight.  I don't think he can play center full-time, but if any team in baseball thinks he can, the read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/7/14: Awesome Night….

..well, perhaps for some other team's prospects.   All three affiliates scheduled to play were rained out. read more

Minor League Note: Yankees Acquire Miguel Sulbaran for Eduardo Nunez

This is according to Chad Jennings over at Lohud.Sulbaran is a 20-year old left-handed pitcher, who has performed well in his minor league career for the Dodgers and read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/6/14: 11-Run 4th (Including 4 RBI by Gary Sanchez) Helps Trenton Cruise to Victory

Scranton (Split DH with Syracuse, losing 3-0 in Game 1, and winning 5-0 in Game 2) First things first:  I wondered who would take Austin Romine's spot on the Scranton roster, not even thinking about Jose Gil, who has been in the Yankees' organization since the Reagan administration, I think. C John Ryan Murphy:  0-for-3OF Ramon

Yankees Minor League Report 4/5/14: Mason Williams Has Nice Night in Trenton Comeback

Scranton:DH postponed.  This is what happens when your regular season starts up in Syracuse.    With Austin Romine promoted to MLB, somebody will need to take his place on the Scranton roster.  It won't be Gary Sanchez, obviously, so it may be read more

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