Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell, Miller Chased Early

D.J. Mitchell got shelled in Louisville last night (Photo Credit: Adam and Daniel Parker on Flickr)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell lasted just two innings last night, getting torched for six runs on seven hits and three walks as the Yankees fell to Louisville 11-6. The loss dropped Mitchell to 5-4 on the season. Things didn’t get much better for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Mitchell left, as both Mike O’Connor and Manny Delcarmen got [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Explodes for 19 Runs in Win

Jose Pirela hitting his third home run of the season on Saturday Night (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Russell Branyan hit his sixth home run of the season tonight in the 10th inning, breaking a 2-2 tie and giving the Yankees the victory. He reached base four times tonight, going 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and two RBI. Chris Dickerson (2-5, 2 2B, 2 R), Ronnier Mustelier (2-for-5, 2 2B, [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Blows Five Run Lead in 9th

Ryan Flannery turned in a clunker on Thursday for Trenton (Photo Credit: NorthJersey.com)

    AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Scranton/Wilkes-Barre got massacred on Thursday, losing to the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 10-0. Adam Warren didn’t look very good in five innings of work, allowing ten baserunners and four runs. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Manny Delcarmen looked even worse. In just two-thirds of an inning, Delcarmen allowed five runs, [...]

Five Possible Upcoming Promotions in the System

Tyler Austin has lit up the South Atlantic League in the first half of the season for Charleston

Around the Florida State League and South Atlantic League All-Star breaks, many teams often look to move up some of the top players in their organizations to test them at the next level. For the Yankees, there are quite a few players in Charleston and Tampa who should be considered for moving up. Let’s take [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Sanchez Explodes as Charleston Scores Thirteen

Gary Sanchez has been on a tear in his last few games (Photo Credit: Bleeding Yankee Blue)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees D.J. Mitchell looked good yesterday for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but not good enough to overcome a pure lack of offense as the Yankees fell 3-0. Mitchell allowed all three Toledo runs, though he allowed just five hits over six innings of work. He also struck out seven batters. Offensively, Brandon Laird and Kevin [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances Bouncing Back?

Dellin Betances looked much improved for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre last night (March 13, 2011 - Source: J. Meric/Getty Images North America)

Because multiple teams had suspended games to finish up, today’s wrap-up will be a little different in style. AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat Toledo 5-2 on Wednesday night behind a good pitching performance by Dellin Betances. One of the Yankees top prospects, Betances went six strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits. While he [...]

Cody Johnson Breaking Out in a Big Way

Trenton Thunder DH Cody Johnson immediately before hitting a home run at Waterfront Park on April 7, 2012

When Cody Johnson was drafted by the Atlanta Braves with the 24th pick of the first round in the 2006 draft, many thought the Mosley High School product would have a bright future. Just one year after making his professional debut, Johnson was named as the Braves’ Minor League Player of the Year. He would [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Yankees Affiliates Play Role of Comeback Kids

Last night's Trenton Thunde Starting Pitcher, Adam Miller (Photo Credit: Mike Ashmore)

Buffalo 6, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Adam Warren took the loss in a rough outing last night where he lasted just 5.2 innings while allowing four runs on eight hits. He dropped to 2-3 on the season, and his ERA has now ballooned to 5.14. Of the four pitchers used by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, only Manny Delcarmen manged to [...]

Minors Wrap-up: O’Brien Good, But Not Good Enough in Waterfront Park Debut

Mikey O'Brien's first start at Waterfront Park left a bit to be desired (Photo: Trenton Thunder)

Akron 4, Trenton 2 Mikey O’Brien took the hill in Waterfront Park for the first time tonight, and was handed his first loss as a member of the Trenton Thunder. In 5.1 innings tonight, O’Brien allowed four runs on seven hits while walking two. O’Brien also struck out two batters. After he left, Ryan Pope [...]

Minors Wrap-up: More Injuries for Trenton

Dan Brewer was sent to the hospital after a nasty collision in tonight's game (Photo Credit: Josh Norris/The Trentonian)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6, Columbus 2 Ramon Ortiz had his best outing of the season tonight, tossing eight innings of two run ball for his second win of the season. Ortiz allowed just six hits and did not walk a batter while striking out four. Both runs were scored on solo home runs. Steve Pearce’s great season [...]

Minors Wrap-up: O’Brien Shines in Trenton Debut

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 9, Toledo 8 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre held off Toledo’s late inning charge tonight for a 9-8 victory. Francisco Cervelli, Steve Pearce, and Raymond Kruml all homered in the win, while the likes of Colin Curtis went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a pair of runs scored to help power the offense to victory. Manny Banuelos started [...]