Archive for Category: "Minor Leagues Report"

Yankees Minor League Report 5/26/15: Mason Williams Surging; Latest From Luis Severino

Scranton (Defeated Pawtucket, 4-3.   The future NYY stiffs now own the same record (24-23) as the future Red Sox HOF'ers.  That is something they can tell their grand kids one day) CF Mason Williams:  2-for-4, 2 2B (3), RSSlade Heathcott is such a great story on so many levels – but there may be [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/25/15: Eric Jagielo Hits Another; Jorge Mateo Puts On a Show in Charleston

Scranton (Defeated Pawtucket, 2-0) CF Mason Williams:  1-for-4, RBI, BB 7-for-23.   Has struck out once since promotion, and 18 times in 143 AB overall. OF Ramon Flores: 1-for-4, BB, 2 K Flores has 21 walks and 25 strikeouts in 40 games 2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4 25-game on-base streak snapped.  Down to .284 after hitting [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/24/15: Mason Williams Collects Four Hits in Wild Loss; Eric Jagielo Lighting Up the Stat Sheet for Trenton

CF Bernie Williams:    Signed in 1985 as an amateur free agent, Bernie made his debut in the GCL in 1986, hitting .270/.374/.343 with 33 stolen bases in 45 attempts in his first professional season.    Bernie started jumping up the ladder from there, conquering two levels at the age of 18 in 1987, while [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/23/15: Gary Sanchez Homers Again While Jordan Montgomery Rolls for Charleston

Scranton (Lost to Durham, 4-2) CF Mason Williams:  1-for-4, RBI 2-for-14 since promotion.   2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, K Drops back under .300, though only slightly at .299.   RF Tyler Austin:  1-for-3, RS, BB, SB (4) OF Ben Gamel:  0-for-3, BB .326/.386/.477 OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-4, K 1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-3, RS, BB, 2 [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/22/15: Three Hits Each for Ramon Flores, Eric Jagielo, and Chris Breen

Scranton (Lost to Durham, 4-1) OF Ramon Flores:  3-for-4, 2B (5), BB Back up to .300.  First XBH since 4/29 2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4, BB, E (11 – throwing) Barely keeps his on-base streak alive (23 games) OF Tyler Austin: 1-for-4, RS, 2 K, SB (3) OF Ben Gamel:  1-for-3 CF Mason Williams:  0-for-5 C [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/21/15: Masahiro Tanaka Makes Rehab Start, but Luis Severino Steals the Show

Promotion News: Mason Williams was promoted to Scranton to replace Slade Heathcott on the roster.  To replace Williams in Trenton, Danny Oh was promoted from Tampa.  Oh isn't really much of a prospect.  He is a corner OF with absolutely no power to speak of.  His only real offensive attribute is his ability to take [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/20/15: Jake Cave Swats Out Three Hits; Abiatal Avelino Hits Rare HR

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 5-2) OF Ben Gamel:  2-for-4, HR (2), RBI, RS, K, SB (3) .339/.394/.504.   Gamel, a left-handed bat, is 16-for-31 this season vs. LHP OF Ramon Flores:  1-for-3, BB, SB (1) .282/.370/.420.  Believe it or not, Flores was actually once stole 24 bases (2012).  His body has filled out since then.  [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/19/15: Tyler Austin Hits Grand Slam; Gary Sanchez Rolling Along

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 5-4) RF Tyler Austin:  2-for-4, GS (2), 4 RBI, RS, K Back up to .200.  Hey, it's something. 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-4, RS, BB, K My goodness.   Refsnyder is all the way up to .312.   He went 0-for-3 in the first game of a DH on 4/25.   He [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/18/15: Bryan Mitchell Bounces Back; Tyler Wade Hits Rare HR

Scranton (Defeated Charlotte, 3-0) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-2, 2B (12), RS, 2 BB, K 9-game hitting streak.   Six doubles (and two HR) in those nine games. OF Ramon Flores:  2-for-3, RS, BB, CS (2) OF Ben Gamel:  2-for-4, RBI, K OF Slade Heathcott:  0-for-4, 3 K 1-for-19 slide has lowered his average from .313 [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/17/15: Robert Refsnyder Blasts Two Home Runs as Miguel Sulbarin Earns First Scranton Win

Scranton (Shut Down Durham, 5-0) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  3-for-5, 2 HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 RS, E (9) .304/.361/.430.    8-game hitting streak.  Even longer on-base streak.     His overall slash line looks like what you would expect out of Refsnyder – but the way he arrived there is quite remarkable.  He is getting [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/16/15: Dramatic Night in Trenton; Robert Refsnyder’s Sizzling Stretch Continues

Scranton (Defeated Durham, 3-2) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-4, RS .292/.357/.377.  .347/.429/.449 in May 1B Kyle Roller:  1-for-4, HR (6), 2 RBI, RS, K .272/.396/.500 CF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-4 .298/.351/.376. OF Ben Gamel:  1-for-4 .336/.398/.495 OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-4 .276/.368/.431.   .240/.356/.240 in May. RF Tyler Austin:  1-for-4 .192/.239/.246 in 130 AB C Austin Romine:  0-for-4 [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/15/15: Jacob Lindgren Continues to Pitch Well; Eric Jagielo Hits #7

Scranton (Defeated Durham, 8-4, in 11 innings) OF Ben Gamel:  3-for-6, 2 2B (6), 3 RBI, RS Perhaps I should keep belittling him by calling him nothing more than a 4th OF.   He is up to .340. C Austin Romine:  2-for-4, 2B (8), 2 RBI, RS, BB Has the average up tp .221.  For [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/14/15: Gary Sanchez Suddenly On Fire; Miguel Andujar Hits Another HR

Scranton (Destroyed Durham, 10-2) CF Slade Heathcott:  2-for-6, 2B (4), 2 RBI, 2 RS, K, CS (4) Still hitting an impressive .313 in 131 AB with 12 walks and 23 strikeouts 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-5, 2 RBI, RS, BB, 2 K Committed his 8th error, which may surprise you as being a bit lower than [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/13/15: Luis Severino to DL; Gary Sanchez Hits Big HR

Luis Severino has been placed on the Double-A disabled list.   The official word is that he has an injury to his middle finger on his pitching hand.  He was pulled from his last start due to a blister.  Giovanny Gallegos and Conor Mullee were both promoted from Tampa to Trenton, and made their Double-A [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/12/15: Robert Refsnyder Continues to Hit; Miguel Andujar Homers

Scranton (Defeated Norfolk, 4-3) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-4, 2B (9), K, SB (3) Up to .286/.339/.366.  After the first game of a DH on 4/25, he was hitting .193/.233/.228.  Since then, he has one hitless game on his record (a game in which he walked twice).  That is a span of 14 games. 1B Kyle [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/11/15: Bryan Mitchell Torched in Loss; Brady Lail Leaves Game Early; Tyler Wade Collects Three Hits

Scranton (Lost to Norfolk, 6-2) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-3, 2B (8), 2 RS, HBP, K, SB (2) 9-for-27 in May with three walks and three strikeouts. OF Tyler Austin:  2-for-4, 2B (4), RBI, K 4-game RBI streak, as I try to find some positives in his poor overall start. OF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-4 9-game hitting [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/10/15: Aaron Judge Continues His Onslaught, but Luis Serverino Struggles in Trenton Victory

Scranton (Lost to Indianapolis, 2-1) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-4, 2B (7) 13-for-39 with five walks in last ten games.  Has raised average up to .276. OF Ramon Flores:  1-for-2, RS, BB, HBP CF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-4, K .328/.388/.414 OF Tyler Austin:  0-for-3, SF, RBI, 2 K .198/.240/.252 in 111 AB OF Ben Gamel:  0-for-1, K [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/9/15: Miguel Andujar’s Game Winning HR, Eric Jagielo’s Blast, and Jorge Mateo’s 4 SB Highlight the Night

Scranton (Defeated Indianapolis, 2-1) CF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-3, 2 RS, BB, SB (5) .330/.392/.420 in 112 AB.  12 walks/19 strikeouts OF Ramon Flores:  2-for-4 .287/.362/.479 RF Tyler Austin:  0-for-2, SF, RBI .204/.248/.259 in 108 AB.  U-g-l-y OF Ben Gamel:  0-for-3 C Austin Romine:  0-for-3 .205/.280/.342 1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-3, 2 K .267/.396/.478 in 90 AB [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/8/15: Greg Bird Injury News; Kyle Roller Leads Scranton to Victory

First base prospect Greg Bird has been placed on the 7-day disabled list due to a shoulder issue.   He was scheduled for an MRI today, as per Josh Norris (https://twitter.com/jnorris427/status/596844220847120384).   Bird, considered by some to be the best pure hitter in the system, has dealt with his share of injuries through the years [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 5/7/15: Eric Jagielo Homers to Help Lead Trenton to Victory

Scranton (Lost to Gwinnett, 5-0, to fall to 13-15) C Austin Romine:  2-for-3, BB First time he has been over .200 since 4/17 (He was 4-for-18 after that game) OF Ben Gamel:  2-for-3, 2B (4), BB Breaks mini 2-for-14 slide.  Now hitting .358. CF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-4, K, SB (3) OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-4 So [&hellip