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Yankees Minor League Report 7/23/14: Tyler Austin Remains Hot; Brady Lail “Earns” First Tampa Victory

ScrantonGame was suspended in the third inning, Scranton up 8-0.  Zoilo Almonte has two home runs (15) and four runs batted in thus far in this game. ————————— Trenton (Defeated New Hampshire, 5-2) 1B/3B/OF Tyler Austin:  2-for-4, 2B (14), HR (5), 4 RBI, RS .265/.322/.387 in 302 AB Austin has been hitting very well lately.

Yankees Minor League Report 7/22/14: Rob Segedin Hits Grand Slam; Robert Refsnyder Adds Three Hits; Latest from Manny Banuelos; Greg Bird Homers for Tampa

In the GCL today, bonus baby Leonardo Molina hit his first professional HR.  The 16-year old CF is hitting .205/.308/.307 in his first 88 professional AB…SS Abiatal Avelino continued his rehab today, going 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and two runs scored.  The 19-year old hit .294/.349/.387 in 119 AB for Charleston earlier this

Yankees Minor League Report: DePaula to Padres for Chase Headley

The Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres today for minor league RHP Rafael DePaula and major league utility player Yangveris Solarte. If you have followed the read more

Yankees Minor League Report 7/21/14: Rob Segedin Debuts in Scranton; Gary Sanchez Homers; Pete O’Brien Hits #30; Latest from Ian Clarkin; Luis Torrens Extends Streak to 17

Scranton (Defeated Gwinnett, 2-1) C John Ryan Murphy:  2-for-3, KGood to see the bat possibly coming back to life3B Rob Segedin:  0-for-3, SF, RBI, K Triple-A debut for Segedin 2B/RF Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, 2B (7), RBI, KIt is a bit odd to me what they are doing with Refsnyder – started him in RF tonight.

Yankees Minor League Report 7/20/14: Big Offensive Day in Scranton; Eric Jagielo and Dante Bichette Both Homer; Miguel Sulbaran Continues Hot Streak

Scranton (Crushed Charlotte, 16-5) C John Ryan Murphy:  2-for-3, 2B (8), 3 RBI, RS, SF, BB, KI write often about players needing a good game…..that applies to Murphy, who has scuffled for pretty much the entire time since his demotion. OF Zoilo Almonte:  3-for-6, 2 2B (15), 2 RS, 2 KThey really need to allow

Yankees Minor League Report 7/19/14: Luis Severino Impresses in Trenton Debut; Caleb Smith Impresses in Tampa Debut; Tyler Wade Collects Four Hits

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 7-0) 2B/RF Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4, KHe has obviously been hot most of the year, but is now 2-for-14 since ASB, dropping his average below .300 at this level.  He did take a turn in RF today. UTIL Jose Pirela:  0-for-3, BB, K1-for-13 since ASB.  Played 2B tonight.OF Taylor Dugas:  1-for-3OF Zoilo

Yankees Minor League Report 7/18/14: Dante Bichette’s Streak Reaches 20; Rob Segedin Slugs Three Doubles; Brady Lail Debuts in Tampa

Scranton:OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-4, 2B (13), 2 RS, BB, KC John Ryan Murphy:  1-for-4, RBI, RS2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-5, K Seems like he has been back to playing mostly 2B again UTIL Jose Pirela:  1-for-5, KMeanwhile, Pirela's time in RF has increasedOF Taylor Dugas: 0-for-4, K UTIL Adonis Garcia:  1-for-4, RBIPlaying some 3B recently, which

Yankees Minor League Report 7/17/14: Jake Cave Debuts in Trenton; Greg Bird Homers; Jacob Lindgren Strikes Out Side for Tampa; Dante Bichette Up to 19; Miguel Andujar Doubles Three Times in Sweep

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 9-5) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-5, RS, 2 K1B Kyle Roller:  2-for-4, HR (9), RBI, RS, 2 K18th HR in 81 games between Trenton/Scranton UTIL Jose Pirela:  0-for-5, RBI, KScranton's lone rep in the ASG earlier this weekOF Zoilo Almonte:  1-for-5, 2B (12), RBI, RS, K C John Ryan Murphy:  0-for-4, 2

Yankees Minor League Report 7/16/14: Dante Bichette’s Streak Reaches 18; Eric Jagielo Finally Returns; Rafael DePaula Continues to Pitch Well

Tampa (Lost to Palm Beach, 3-2) 3B Dante Bichette:  1-for-4, 2B (23), RSHitting streak jumps to 18.    He has seven doubles in 14 July games, and has gone from minor league fodder to someone that will reach Double-A coming off of a good season (provided an 0-for-45 isn't coming, which is always in the

Yankees Minor League Report 7/15/14: “Promotion” is the Word of the Day

Not much action in the minors today, as Scranton, Trenton, and Tampa were all off and Charleston was rained out. This was as good a day as any for the Yankees to make some promotion news… As you may have heard already, Luis Severino has been, shall we say, aggressively promoted to Trenton.  Make no

Yankees Minor League Report 7/14/14: Dante Bichette Extends to 17; Miguel Sulbaran Continues To Roll

Trenton (Lost to Akron, 5-2, in 10 innings) C Gary Sanchez:  1-for-4, RBI, BB, 2 K.270/.339/.420 in 293 AB with 45 runs batted in.3B Rob Segedin:  2-for-5, K .268/.378/.398 in 269 AB: 19-for-47 (.404) with seven XBH in July 1B/3B/OF Tyler Austin:  2-for-4.248/.309/.358 in 274 ABCF Mason Williams:  0-for-5.206/.282/.275 in 349 AB; 8-for-58 in July

Yankees Minor League Report 7/13/14: Rob Segedin Is Rolling; Jaron Long’s Surprise Success Continues; Jake Cave: 3 Hits; Dante Bichette’s Streak Reaches 16

Both Pete O'Brien and Luis Severino have left the Yankees…, not in a trade for Ian Kennedy.  Rather, they were selected for the Futures Game, which is a nice little honor for any minor league prospect.    Both earned their slots – Severino courtesy of pitching lights out in A-Ball.  For O'Brien, it has been

Yankees Minor League Report 7/12/14: Robert Refsnyder Collects Two More Hits; Dante Bichette Extends Streak to 15; Brady Lail Throws Well for Charleston

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 5-2) 2B/RF Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-3, BB, K, CS (3)The drama surrounding him now is what position he is playing.  Tonight, he played 2B again.  As for the offense, he is hitting .316 at this level with 23 walks and 26 strikeouts in 33 games.  The stolen base race is really bad

Yankees Minor League Report 7/11/14: Jose Pirela Collects Three Hits; Manny Banuelos Goes Wild; Mark Montgomery Returns

In case you missed it (not that you would care), former Yankees farmhand Brrett Marshall was recently released by the Reds.  Marshall was DFA'd this spring to make room for Carlos Beltran and was promptly picked up by the Cubs, who DFA'd him later in the spring.  The Reds picked him up from there.  

With Tanaka Out, Who is Next in Line?

The subject can be interpreted a few ways:  Who is next in line to be injured, or who is next in line to fill in the rotation?  I am tackling the latter – at this point, it doesn't even matter who gets injured or read more

Yankees Minor League Report 7/10/14: Robert Refsnyder, Jose Pirela, Pete O’Brien (29th), Aaron Judge, Dante Bichette, and Luis Torrens All Homer

Scranton (Swept DH from Rochester, 5-4 and 1-0.  Both were won with a run in the B-7th)2B/RF Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-7, HR (6), 2 RBI, RS, KHas matched his HR total in Trenton…in 121 less AB.    Also, his 12 total HR double his total from last year. UTIL Jose Pirela:  2-for-4, HR (8), RBI, 2

Yankees Minor League Report 7/9/14: Robert Refsnyder Plays RF; Tyler Austin Homers; Miguel Sulbaran is Unconscious

Scranton (Split DH with Charlotte, winning 7-2 before losing 5-1) 2B/RF Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4Played RF in Game 1; sat for Game 2.  Hmmmmmmmm.   .335/.406/.549 in 328 AB UTIL Jose Pirela:  2-for-8, RBI, 3 RS, SB (12), 2 KPlayed 2B in Game 1; played RF in Game 2.   Hmmmmmmmmm   .317/.357/.440UTIL Yangveris Solarte:  4-for-7,

Yankees Minor League Report 7/8/14: Robert Refsnyder Adds 2 Hits to Ledger; Pete O’Brien Hits #28; Jake Cave Sets Personal HR Record; Latest from Luis Severino

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 11-6.  Game 2 of DH was postponed) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-3, 2B (6), 2 RS, 2 BB, K.323/.454/.563 in 28 games with 22 walks since joining Scranton.  Yeah, I think it may be safe to say that the bat is major league ready. OF Zoilo Almonte:  3-for-5, 3B (1), 2 RBI,

Yankees Minor League Report 7/7/14: Pete O’Brien Homers Twice, Bryan Mitchell Pitches Well in Trenton Victory

In the GCL today, Ty Hensley made his latest start, lasting three innings, giving up two runs (both HRs) on two hits with one walk and two strikeouts….SS Jorge Mateo went 0-for-2 with a strikeout and was taken out of the game.  Let us hope it is nothing serious….3B Eric Jagielo continued his rehab, going

Shane Greene: What to Expect

As you all know by now, Shane Greene is making an emergency start (that could become more than that if he pitches well) tonight against the Indians.If you have watched the Yankees read more

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