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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…..no, 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

Yankees Minor League Report 7/6/14: Robert Refsnyder Homers (As Does a Good Portion of the Scranton Lineup); Latest from Manny Banuelos

Scranton (Lost to Charlotte, 13-9) 2B Robert Refsnyder:  1-for-4, HR (5), RBI, RS, BB, 3 K23 strikeouts and 20 walks in 27 games here.  Third HR in last ten games. 1B Kyle Roller:  2-for-4, HR (8), 2 RBI, RS, 2 K17 HR and 48 RBI in 74 games between Trenton/Scranton.C Austin Romine:  3-for-5, 2 2B

Yankees Minor League Report 7/5/13: Note on Robert Refsnyder; Gary Sanchez Collects 3 Hits; Dustin Fowler Hits Grand Slam; Jacob Lindgren Picks Up a Win

Scranton (Lost to Buffalo, 6-3) OF Zoilo Almonte:  1-for-5, HR (13), RBI, RS, KC John Ryan Murphy:  1-for-3, HR (2), RBI, RS, BB, 2 K2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-5, K Where's your Superman cape tonight, jackass?   If he was any good, he'd be with the Yankees already. By the way, I got a message in

Yankees Minor League Report 7/4/14: Robert Refsnyder Hits Walkoff HR; Greg Bird Hits Game Winner of His Own; Miguel Sulbaran Continues Hot Streak

Scranton (Defeated Buffalo, 7-6 on a 3-run HR by Robert Refsnyder)2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-5, HR (4), 3 RBI, 2 RS10th HR of the year, marking the first time he has reached double digits in a season.   A July 4th 3-run HR in the B-9th to win a game just shows you what kind of

Yankees Minor League Report 7/3/14: Aaron Judge Hits Third HR in Three Games; Luis Severino Dominates Again; Nice Night for Rob Segedin

Down in the GCL, SS Jorge Mateo continues his impressive start.   He went 3-for-4 with a double, run batted in, three runs scored, a walk, and his 11th stolen base of the season….RHP Luis Niebla made his season debut, tossing three innings, giving up one run on a hit with two walks and five strikeouts.  Niebla pitched to

Yankees Minor League Report 7/13/14: Aaron Judge Hits Third HR in Three Games; Luis Severino Dominates Again; Nice Night for Rob Segedin

Down in the GCL, SS Jorge Mateo continues his impressive start.   He went 3-for-4 with a double, run batted in, three runs scored, a walk, and his 11th stolen base of the season….RHP Luis Niebla made his season debut, tossing three innings, giving up one run on a hit with two walks and five strikeouts.  Niebla

Yankees Minor League Note: Zelous to the Rescue!

The Yankees are going to call up Zelous Wheeler in time for Thursday's game.  No word yet on who is being read more

Yankees Minor League Report 7/2/14: Eric Jagielo Returns; Shane Greene Tosses 6 Shutout Innings

Down in the GCL, Eric Jagielo made a rehab appearance today, going 2-for-2 with a home run in a 8-0 victory (the GCL-1 squad is now 10-1).    Jagielo was off to a fine start in Tampa before injuring his side, putting up a .256/.339/.500 slash with 10 home runs in 156 AB.    He

Yankees Minor League Report 7/1/14: Aaron Judge Hits Grand Slam; Jake Cave Has Four Hit Night; Latest from Manny Banuelos and Ian Clarkin (Not Strong Performances)

Scranton (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 3-2) OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-4, HR (12), 2 RBI, RS, K2B Robert Refsnyder:  0-for-3, RS, BB, KNow has 12 walks in last ten games and 17 in 21 games since joining the level.  He only had 14 in 60 games in Trenton. C John Ryan Murphy:  0-for-3, BB, 2 K

Yankees Minor League Report 6/30/14: Pete O’Brien, Miguel Andujar, and Gosuke Katoh Each Collect Two Hits on Slow Night

In the GCL today, the top squad (GCL-1) was postponed.   The GCL-2 squad was lead by SS Angel Aguilar, who connected on a 3-run HR in today's victory.  It was his third HR in 36 AB this season after hitting three in 229 AB in the DSL last year….Mike Noteware, a non-drafted FA out

Yankees Minor League Report 6/29/14: Robert Refsnyder Collects Two More Hits; Aaron Judge Hits First Tampa Homer

Scranton (Defeated Lehigh Valley, 6-5) OF Zoilo Almonte:  2-for-4, HR (11), 4 RBI, RS, 2 K, CS (3).273/.314/.459 in 231 AB2B Robert Refsnyder:  2-for-3, 2B (5), 2 RS, 2 BB, K .371 (23-for-62)/.500/.629 in 62 AB since promotion.   .348/.413/.566 in 290 AB overall UTIL Jose Pirela:  1-for-4, RS, BB, K.316/.360/.452 in 301 ABIF Scott

Yankees Minor League Report 6/28/14: Robert Refsnyder Homers Again; Jacob Lindgren & Austin DeCarr Debut; CC Sabathia’s Rehab Clock Starts Ticking

In the GCL today, second-round pick Jacob Lindgren made his professional debut, tossing a scoreless inning while allowing a pair of hits.  He struck out two.  Before people start getting up in arms about the fact that a fast-track college reliever is spending time in the GCL, relax.  He was promoted to Charleston after the