Archive for Category: "Minor Leagues Report"

Yankees Minor League Report 4/17/15: Slade Heathcott Homers as Scranton Wins in Extras

Scranton (Defeated Syracuse, 8-7, in 10 innings) Injuries:   Jose De Paula, signed to a major league contract this past winter, has yet to pitch this season.   Given his status on the 40-man and the Yankees wanting to use a #6 starter from time to time this year, De Paula fits right into those [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/16/15: Aaron Judge Hits Walkoff Blast

Scranton (Lost to Syracuse, 10-2) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, K, E (4) 7-for-27 start with only one XBH CF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-5, RBI, K With Tyler Austin getting the day off after a 4 strikeout night, Heathcott actually shifted to RF, while Ramon Flores played CF.  OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-3, BB 1B Kyle Roller:  1-for-4, [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/15/15: Ramon Flores Hits a Pair, But Scranton Loses Anyway

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 11-6) OF Ramon Flores:  2-for-5, 2 HR (3), 2 RBI, 2 RS, K 7-for-25 with five XBH OF Slade Heathcott:  1-for-4, RS, BB, SB (2) OF Tyler Austin:  0-for-4, BB, 4 K 8-for-26 with nine strikeouts 1B Kyle Roller:  3-for-4, 2B (1), RBI, RS, BB, K OF Ben Gamel:  2-for-3, 2 [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/14/15: Luis Severino Dazzles in Trenton Loss as Jorge Mateo Steals Three More in Charleston Win

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 3-1) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-3, RBI, BB, K 5-for-23 with two walks and four strikeouts. OF Tyler Austin:  0-for-3, K CI Rob Segedin:  2-for-3, K Played first base tonight.   Had two of Scranton's four hits. OF Ben Gamel:  1-for-4, RS, K CF Slade Heathcott: 0-for-4, K, E (1) 5-for-22  RHP [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/13/15: Tyler Austin Strokes Three Hits in Scranton Loss

Scranton (Lost to Rochester, 6-4) RF Tyler Austin:  3-for-4, 2 RBI, K 8-for-19 to start the season with seven runs batted in.   CF Slade Heathcott:  2-for-4, 3B (1), RS, BB, 2 K 5-for-18.  First XBH. 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, RS, K No errors. OF Ramon Flores:  0-for-5, 2 K C Austin Romine:  1-for-3, 2B [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/12/15: Jorge Mateo Steals Four as Go-Go Riverdogs Defeated Lexington

In case you were wondering (and why would you be), Michael O'Neill has yet to show up in these reports because he is on the disabled list for the Tampa affiliate. I assume it is due to a sore shoulder from swinging and missing too much. —————————- Scranton (Defeated Syracuse, 3-1) RF Tyler Austin:  3-for-4, [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/11/15: Eric Jagielo Hits Two HR as Trenton Scores Nine More

Scranton (Lost to Syracuse, 4-2.  It should be noted that Austin Romine has yet to play, which likely means he has yet to report….unless there is an undisclosed injury he is dealing with) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-4, 2B (1), E (2) For Robert, I will just say that "E" = "Effort", and not error.  So [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/10/15: Huge Start for Trenton Lineup in 15-2 Romp

Scranton (Took a page out of the big league club's playbook with a 6-0 loss to Syracuse) RF Tyler Austin:  1-for-3, K IF Cole Figueroa:  1-for-3 OF Ben Gamel:  1-for-3, K Triple-A debut.  Hit .261/.308/.340 in 544 AB in Trenton last year. That's it – there are your three Scranton hits for the night. 2B [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 4/9/15: Ramon Flores’ Cycle Highlights Opening Night

Scranton:  (Winning, 8-3, in the Top of the 9th – Gameday is "stuck" so it is either raining, an injury occurred, or the game feed just sucks – you make the call) OF Ramon Flores:  4-for-4, 2B (1), 3B (1), HR (1), 2 RBI, 3 RS, BB He turned a few heads in camp, and [&hellip

My Take: Yankees Make Strong Move in Acquiring Eovaldi

15-35. Let us get that out of the way first, as that is likely the first thing that the detractors will bring up when it comes to Nathan Eovaldi.   That is his career record with a less than sparkling 4.07 ERA (95 ERA+). So, now that is out of the way, let us analyze [&hellip

My Take: Yankees Made Horrible Move in Signing Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller was fantastic in 2014.   Andrew Miller is in the conversation for best left-handed reliever in all of baseball in 2014.   Andrew Miller helps any team he is a part of.   Andrew Miller is also one of the worst investments in all of baseball.   You will not see me trying [&hellip

My Take: Yankees Trade for Didi Gregorious

There are many times when I see a Yankees' move that I go with my first reaction.  My first reaction to the Brian McCann signing was "Yay!"  My first reaction to the Jacoby Ellsbury signing was "What are they doing?" Today, I am actually doing something different – as I am, for the first time [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Notes: The Protected

As you probably know by now, the Yankees set their 40-man roster today by protecting several prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  They could have protected one or two more, but decided to leave open slots, presumably for a Rule 5 selection of their own if they see someone out there who intrigues them. [&hellip

Yankees Off-Season Plan, Part 2: The Relievers

Over the past several years, the Yankees have been fantastic at constructing bullpens.  For many of those years, obviously, it was made a little easier by the fact that they didn't have to worry about who was going to come into the game in the 9th inning.  Last year, that changed with Mariano Rivera's retirement, [&hellip

Yankees Offseason Plan, Part 1: The Starters

13. That is the number of starting pitchers the Yankees used in 2014.   Of the five pitchers who began the season in the rotation, only Hiroki Kuroda was able to give the Yankees a full season's worth of work, as CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova, Michael Pindea, and Masahiro Tanaka all went down for significant [&hellip

Yankees Call Up Several Players; DFA Zoilo Almonte

Players called up are: RHP Chase Whitley RHP Chaz Roe RHP Bryan Mitchell RHP Preston Claiborne RHP Phil Yoon LHP Rich Hill C John Ryan Murphy OF Chris Young OF Antoan Richardson (I thought this was a big possibility, given that he is a speed guy who can pinch-run) The Yankees also announced they have [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 9/1/14: The End

Thank you to everyone who read all of these reports in 2014!  Not to knock any other site, but I am proud to say for the second straight season that not one day was missed this season – came close a few times, but was able to get the reports in.   Staten Island is [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/31/14: Jaron Long Finishes Off Strong Campaign; Caleb Smith Ends On Sour Note

Trenton (Lost to Reading, 4-2) 1B Greg Bird:  1-for-4, 2B (7), RS, K C Gary Sanchez:  1-for-3, BB, K CF Jake Cave:  1-for-4, BB, K, CS (3) The 12-for-18 line stealing bases this season isn't ideal, but he has certainly put himself into the future OF conversation. 3B Rob Segedin:  1-for-4, 2B (21), RBI, K [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/30/14: Dan Camarena Closes Season Well; Jacob Lindgren Loses Control; Brady Lail Throws Another Gem

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 3-2) OF Chris Young:  1-for-4, HR (1), RBI, RS, BB, 2 K 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-5, 2 K 1B Kyle Roller:  0-for-4, BB, 3 K OF Zoilo Almonte: 1-for-4, BB, K, CS (4) OF Antoan Richardson:  1-for-4, 2B (7), BB, K UTIL Adonis Garcia:  1-for-5, RS, 2 K Hitting streak [&hellip

Yankees Minor League Report 8/29/14: Last Starts for Manny Banuelos and Luis Severino; John Ryan Murphy Homers; Aaron Judge’s Patience Continues to Impress

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 6-5) C John Ryan Murphy: 2-for-4, HR (6), 3 RBI, RS, K 2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-4, K 7-for-33 slump has dropped his average back under .300 for Scranton (.299) UTIL Adonis Garcia:  2-for-4, 2 2B (20), RBI, RS UTIL Jose Pirela:  0-for-2, K Left game early 1B Kyle Rollier:  1-for-4, [&hellip