CF Kevin Alcantara is heating up. Today (well, actually, it was a completion of a game suspended on 7/26!), he went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in and he is now 11-for-34 in his last ten games. He compiled only three hits in his first 30 GCL at-bats. He just recently turned 17 years old and is the 18th ranked prospect in the system, according to MLB Pipeline…RHP Montana Semmel made his second appearance since signing on the dotted line, tossing a pair of hitless innings with a strikeout…C Antonio Gomez made his GCL debut, going 0-for-3 with a HBP. Gomez (17) signed for $600K last year. He only played in one game prior to today, going 3-for-5 for the DSL squad on June 1st…SS Alexander Vargas singled, drove home a run, and stole his 8th base…RHP Edward Paredes tossed five scoreless innings, allowing two hits with a pair of walks and three strikeouts…
Scranton Railriders (63-49) (Lost to Lehigh Valley, 11-8)
LF Clint Frazier: 1-for-5, K
A quick note about Frazier: The Yankees will soon delay his free agency by a year by leaving him down here. There is no immediate need in the big leagues, so they would be stupid to not let that happen.
2B Thairo Estrada: 1-for-4, RS, BB, K
SS Tyler Wade: 2-for-4, 2 RBI, BB
C Erik Kratz: 1-for-4, BB
RF Trey Amburgey: 1-for-5, RS, K
DH Ryan McBroom: 3-for-3, 2 RS, BB
A brief stay on the IL (last game was on 7/25 prior to tonight) He is up to .323.
3B Mandy Alvarez: 2-for-4, HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 RS
1B Gosuke Katoh: 1-for-4, HR (8), 3 RBI, RS
First HR since 5/3. Yes, he hit seven quick home runs this season!
CF Billy Burns: 1-for-3, RS, BB
RHP Brody Koerner: (L, 4-2) 6 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 2 HR
4.02 ERA in 87.1 IP with 87 hits allowed and a 67/26 K/BB ratio. He has allowed 11 home runs.
RHP Will Carter: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
LHP Rex Brothers: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
Trenton Thunder (59-52) (Lost to Hartford, 3-1)
SS Kyle Holder: 1-for-4
.276/.333/.426 in 333 AB
RF Ben Ruta: 0-for-4
2B Hoy Jun Park: 0-for-3, RS, BB
.282/.376/.385 in 330 AB
1B Chris Gittens: 0-for-3, BB, K
.277/.394/.489 with 59 walks and 109 strikeouts
LF Isiah Gilliam: 2-for-4, 2B (2), CS (2)
11-for-82 since his promotion. Maybe he can end the season on a bit of a streak…
CF Matt Lipka: 0-for-2, BB
DH Rashad Crawford: 2-for-3, RBI
C Brian Navarreto: 0-for-3
3B Max Burt: 1-for-3, 2B (1), K
RHP Rony Garcia: (L, 2-11) 6 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, HR
It has been one of those years for Garcia – even when he pitches well, he can't earn the win. He owns a 4.61 ERA in 80 IP at this level with a 75/28 K/BB ratio. He is only 21 and was thrown into the fire here.
RHP Andrew Bellatti: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, HR
5.25 ERA in 24 IP with 24 hits allowed and a 20/7 K/BB ratio for the 27-year old
Tampa Tarpons (49-59) (Destroyed Clearwater, 12-5)
LF Pablo Olivares: 1-for-2, 3 RS, BB, K
10-game hitting streak (13-for-34).
CF Estevan Florial: 2-for-4, 2 3B (3), 4 RBI, 2 RS, BB, K
One of the triples cleared the bases
3B Oswaldo Cabrera: 1-for-5, 2 RBI, K
RF Alexander Palma: 1-for-4, BB, K
2B Wilkerman Garcia: 1-for-5, RS, K
SS Diego Castillo: 2-for-5, 2B (15), RBI, RS
He entered today with the organization's best K%. That obviously went down even more.
1B Steven Sensley: 2-for-5, 2 HR (11), 3 RBI, RS
Second multi-HR game in his last three games played. He hit 17 home runs last season, so he has shown pop in his professional career.
C Jason Lopez: 1-for-5, RS, 2 K
LF Leonardo Molina: 2-for-4, HR (2), RBI, 2 RS, K
RHP Luis Gil: 3 IP, 5 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Second start since promotion not up to par with his first one
RHP Kyle Zurak: (W, 4-3) 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K
2.68 ERA in 50.1 IP with 40 hits allowed and a 43/14 K/BB ratio. 9th straight scoreless appearance (13 innings)
RHP Matt Wivinis: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
Charleston Riverdogs (56-56) (Defeated Delmarva, 6-3)
CF Brandon Lockridge: 0-for-5, 2 K
SS Oswald Peraza: 0-for-2, 2 RS, 2 BB, 2 K, SB (8)
13-for-18 stealing bases in 41 games between here and Staten Island.
DH Canaan Smith: 1-for-2, 2 BB, K, SB (11)
This breaks his string of five straight multi-hit games, but nobody will complain about him reaching base three times. He is 20-for-39 with nine walks in his last 11 games.
RF Josh Stowers: 0-for-2, 2 RS, 2 BB, K, 2 SB (28)
Seven stolen bases in his last nine games
C Mickey Gasper: 3-for-4, HR (8), 5 RBI, RS
He also hit a HR for Tampa this year, so he has matched his HR output from his professional debut last year.
1B Eric Wagaman: 2-for-4, 2B (10), RBI, 2 K
3B Oliver Dunn: 0-for-3, BB, K
LF Welfrin Mateo: 1-for-4, 2B (13), K
2B Eduardo Torrealba: 0-for-4, 2 K
LHP Josh Maciejewski: (W, 1-1) 6 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
In both starts since moving here, he has relied on ground balls to put up a solid final line. 2.05 ERA (48.1 IP, 29 H, 14 R, 11 ER, 3 HR, 13 BB, 29 K) between here, Tampa (one start), and Staten Island this season.
RHP Ron Marinaccio: 2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
3.97 ERA in 22.2 IP with 17 hits allowed and a 26/12 K/BB ratio
RHP Carlos Espinal: (S, 4) 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
2.14 ERA in 46.1 IP with 33 hits allowed and a 59/12 K/BB ratio
Staten Island Yankees (25-22) (Defeated Mahoning Valley, 5-4, in ten innings)
2B Ezequiel Duran: 0-for-5, RBI, K
DH Josh Smith: 2-for-4, RBI, RS, BB, SB (1)
9-for-25 with eight walks and one strikeout. Walk-off RBI single.
CF Jake Sanford: 0-for-4, 2 K
3B Andres Chaparro: 0-for-2, RS, BB, HBP, K
11-game on-base streak
SS David Metzgar: 1-for-3, RBI, BB, 2 K
RF Matt Pita: 1-for-4, HR (2), 2 RBI, RS, K
1B Nelson Alvarez: 1-for-4, 2B (2), RS, 3 K
C Carlos Gallardo: 1-for-4, K
LF Evan Alexander: 0-for-3, RS, BB, K
LHP Abismael Villaman: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
RHP Marcus Evey: 2.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
RHP Justin Wilson: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
2.03 ERA in 13.1 IP with ten hits allowed and a 20/8 K/BB ratio
RHP Aaron McGarity: (W, 4-0) 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
Pulaski Yankees (29-14) (Swept double-header over Greeneville)
Game 1 (Won, 5-2, in eight innings)
SS Anthony Volpe: 1-for-3, 2B (4), RS, SAC
.214/.342/.357 in 98 AB. Since July 18: 14-for-42 (.333) with all four of his doubles.
LF Antonio Cabello: 2-for-4, 2B (5), RBI, RS
3B Roberto Chirinos: 2-for-4, 2 2B (9), 3 RBI, RS
DH Chad Bell: 1-for-4, 2 K
C Gustavo Campero: 2-for-4, 3B (1), RBI
1B Jose Martinez: 0-for-4, 3 K
CF Madison Santos: 0-for-3, K
.163/.239/.287 in 129 AB
RF Jake Pries: 1-for-2, HBP, SB (2)
.261/.329/.478 in 69 AB for this year's 24th round pick out of UCLA. His brother Micah was also picked in this year's draft (13th round, Cleveland)
2B Borinquen Mendez: 1-for-3, 3B (1), 2 RS, K
RHP Reid Anderson: 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 10 K
19 K in 12 IP over his last two starts.
RHP Mitch Spence (W, 1-1): 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K
16.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 15 K for this year's 10th round pick
Game 2 (Won, 5-2, in eight innings … again!)
SS Roberto Chirinos: 2-for-4, RS, SB (4)
Third straight multi-hit game. The 18-year old isn't drawing many walks, but he has held his own at this level. 12 extra-base hits and 22 RBI in 34 games.
LF Antonio Cabello: 1-for-3, SAC, K, SB (5)
CF Ryder Green: 2-for-4, RS
3B Chad Bell: 1-for-4, RS, SB (1)
First professional stolen base
C Saul Torres: 1-for-4, 2 RBI, K
DH Gustavo Campero: 2-for-4, RS
Fourth straight multi-hit game (10-for-17) He was in an 0-for-18 slide before the streak started.
2B Borinquen Mendez: 0-for-2, SAC, K
RF Robert Javier: 0-for-3, K
1B Jake Farrell: 0-for-3, RS
LHP Ken Waldichuk: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
2.18 ERA in 20.2 IP with ten hits allowed and a 35/3 K/BB ratio. Impressive professional debut for this year's 5th round pick.
RHP Jackson Bertsch: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
RHP Tyler Johnson: (W, 2-0) 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
First run he has allowed all season (13.1 IP)