Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell Shines as Scranton Wins

D.J. Mitchell turned in another fine start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pulled off a 3-1 victory last night because of a strong pitching performance by D.J. Mitchell, who threw seven innings of one-run baseball. Mitchell allowed just five hits on the day while striking out six. Despite this, he didn’t factor into the decision, as the Yankees would break a 1-1 [...]

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: Murphy’s Bat Powers Tampa

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AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton couldn’t get going offensively, managing just four hits in a 4-2 loss to the Louisville Bats on Tuesday night. In fact, only Ronnier Mustelier was able to cobble together an extra-base hit. The offense struggled with runners in scoring position, going 0-for-7 on the evening and leaving seven on base. Adam [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tracy K’s Five in Tampa Victory

Matt Tracy might be the best starting pitcher in the New York Yankees minor league system right now.

A quick note before we go any further: Today marked the Opening Day of short-season ball. I’ll do the best I can to keep up with it and include Staten Island in the wrap-ups (likely on nights where one or more of the other affiliates are off). However, I’m not going to try and cover [...]

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: Robertson Gets Start in Rehab Appearance

David Robertson made his second rehab appearance today and is expected to re-join the Yankees on Friday (Photo Credit: tjperr/flickr)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees David Robertson got the start and pitches a perfect inning as the Yankees toppled Louisville 9-7. Making his second rehab appearance, Robertson needed just fourteen pitches to retire the three hitters he would face. Former big-leaguer Joey Gathright was Robertson’s lone strikeout victim. After Robertson left, John Maine and Nelson Figueroa [...]

Tampa Nets Three All-Stars in Florida State League

Rob Segedin, J.R. Murphy, and Mark Montgomery will represent Tampa in the FSL All-Star Game (Photo Credit: Tampa Yankees)

The Tampa Yankees announced earlier today that Mark Montgomery, J.R. Murphy, and Rob Segedin were all named to the North Division’s All-Star team in the Florida State League. Here’s the press release from the team: TAMPA, FL. – The Florida State League announced today the league selection for the 2012 North and South All-Star Teams. [...]

Memorial Day Prospect Rankings: My Top 15

Despite two DL stints this season, Manny Banuelos is still #1 in the Yankees Prospect Rankings.

Prospects are a huge part of any baseball organization, and fans generally speaking love to hear about them. Every “top” prospect has the chance to become the next Mickey Mantle, Andy Pettitte or Bernie Williams in a fan’s eyes. However, all too often, these same prospects turn out like Brien Taylor, Eric Duncan, or Drew [...]

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 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 [...]

Minors Wrap-up: Betances Struggles Again; Hall Lights Out for Thunder

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Toledo 8, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Dellin Betances’ season-long control problems continued tonight, as he lasted just 3.2 innings while allowing six walks. Betances also allowed three runs on five hits. There was a silver lining though, as Betances struck out seven batters tonight. The Yankee bats were unable to get much going tonight – only 3B [...]