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Yankees Minor League Note: Tyler Austin Placed on Disabled List

According to Mike Ashmore.    Further reports indicate that Austin's injury is a groin injury. read more

Yankees Minor League Report 4/24/14: Caleb Smith Puts on a Clinic in Charleston Victory

Scranton (Lost to Buffalo, 6-5.  Down 6-1 entering the B-9th, they started to rally – only to have it ruined by a 3-run HR by Zoilo Almonte, which unclogged the bases and allowed the opposing pitcher to relax.  Damn those rally-killing home runs.) OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-5, HR (4), 3 RBI, RS, 3 K, CS

Yankees Minor League Report 4/23/14: Abiatal Avelino Collects 4 Hits in Charleston Victory

Scranton (Defeated Buffalo, 5-0) OF Ramon Flores:  2-for-4, CS (1).242/.360/.387 2B Jose Pirela:  1-for-4, RBI, 2 K.262/.284/.354 IF Corban Joseph:  0-for-2, RBI, BB, SFA very uninspiring .208/.250/.313 line thus farUTIL Ronnier Mustelier:  2-for-3, RS, BB 5-game hitting streak has risen his average to .308 in seven games. OF Antoan Richardson:  0-for-1, 2 RS, 2 BB, K,

Yankees Minor League Report 4/22/14: Bryan Mitchell Pitches Well in Trenton Win; Rafael DePaula Pitches Well in Tampa Loss

Scranton (Defeated Buffalo, 6-5 on a two-out RBI double by Zoilo Almonte in the bottom of the 9th) OF Zoilo Almonte:  1-for-5, 2B (1), RBI, 2 KOF Ramon Flores:  2-for-5, 2B (5), RBI, RS, 2 K A much needed night for Flores, who has been struggling as of late. IF Scott Sizemore:  2-for-5, RBI, 2

Yankees Minor League Report 4/21/14: Luis Severino Putting Himself on the Map

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 4-2) 2B Jose Pirela:  1-for-2, RS, 2 BB, SB (2)First two walks of the season (15 games)   He has also struck out only four times. OF Zoilo Almonte:  0-for-3, BB, SB (2)IF Corban Joseph:  1-for-4, RBI, KOnly hitting .217.  OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-3, BB, K0-for-12 slide has him down

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

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