May
05

Down on the Farm

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Great job by Obi-Wang today (Wang was the only baseball player to appear on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People this year, that’s very cool, and hat tip to Cliff), but stupid Torre jinxed the perfect game bid by pinch running Phelps for Giambi in the 7th. He’s been in the game longer than I’ve been alive; doesn’t he know that you aren’t supposed to fuck with ANYTHING during a perfecto???

Triple-A Scranton (10-0 win over Syracuse)
Chris Basak: 3 for 5, 3 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
Andy Phillips: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
Eric Duncan: 3 for 5, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI – moved up to the cleanup spot, and he responded
Shelley Duncan: 3 for 4, 2 R, 2 2B, 4 RBI – wasn’t moved up to the cleanup spot, and he responded
Bronson Sardinha: 1 for 4, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K - moved down to the 6-hole, and he responded…kinda
Alberto Gonzalez: 1 for 5, 1 2B, 1 RBI – hasn’t drawn a walk in 20 games…
Omir Santos: 2 for 5, 1 R, 1 2B
Ross Ohlendorf: 6.1 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 8-7 GB/FB
Justin Pope: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K, 1 WP

Double-A Trenton (4-3 win over New Britain)
Ramrio Pena: 0 for 5 – leading off because Brett Gardner’s out 4-6 weeks with a broken hand…
Carlos Mendoza: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K
Shawn Garrett: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI – he’ll be playing first for a while, Cody Ehlers is on the DL with a bum elbow…
PJ Pillitere: 1 for 4, 1 2B
Justin Christian: 0 for 4, 1 K – threw a runner out at home from left field
Jeff Marquez: 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 2 HB, 12-7 GB/FB – ERA actually went up to 1.50
Kevin Whelan: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K

High-A Tampa (6-3 win over Daytona) still don’t know anything about Marcos Vechionacci’s injury, but it must be pretty serious considering he’s been out for roughly 3 weeks now
Reegie Corona: 1 for 3, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
Tim Battle: 0 for 4, 1 K – 45 K in 28 games…
Jose Tabata: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 K – he was taken out for a defensive replacement in the 9th, but he was the DH…reaggravated injury perhaps?
Juan Miranda: 2 for 4, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 RBI – so yeah, consider the “Mr. Miranda” moniker dead…
Colin Curtis: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 K, 1 E (throwing)
Frankie Cervelli: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B - I know it’s only May, but you’re looking at the Yanks’ breakout prospect of the year…
Bryan Villalona: 6.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Eric Wordekemper: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – having a good year, but not nearly as dominant as 2006

Low-A Charleston (8-5 loss to Columbus)
Mitch Hilligoss: 3 for 5, 2 R, 1 K- extended his hit streak to 16 games…
Austin Jackson: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K – 8 for 31, 6 BB, 4 K since coming off the DL…
Seth Fortenberry: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 SB
Chris Malec: 0 for 3, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB
Brian Aragon: 2 for 4, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
Eduardo Nunez: 1 for 4, 1 RBI – .247 SLG…ouch
Josue Calzado: 1 for 4, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 K
Garrett Patterson: 4 IP, 5 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 4 BB, 5 K, 1 HB
Nick Peterson: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 K, 1 HB

Categories : Down on the Farm

4 Comments»

  1. jb says:

    Espn Radio – Linecum is much better pitcher than Hughes?

    I was listening to Espn Fantasy Focus this morning, Eric Karabell and Will Carroll are both saying that Linecum will be a better pitcher than Hughes, and Homer Bailey. Karabell thinks that Linecum is best pitching prospect in the majors over Hughes and Bailey.He could be number #1 pitcher taken in mlb draft and Giants drafted him because his unorthodox delivery and his small statutre.

  2. fred says:

    Francisco Cervelli and Ian Kennedy.

    The heir apparent to Jorge continues to impress at Single A Tampa. The switch hitting catcher in 22 games has a .354 average in 79 at bats with 28 hits. His power numbers don’t show yet but will as he gets older. Working with Tony Pena in spring traning is showing results. He looks confident behind the plate and has a rifle for an arm.

    Also doing well at Tampa is Ian Kennedy. In 6 starts he’s 2-1 with a 1.67 ERA in 32.1 innings allowing 21 hits. He has 32 K’s and 12 walks. Eric Wordekemper in 10 games has 8 saves and a 0.75 ERA. Middle reliever Jose Valdez in 8 games has a 0.64 ERA and in 14 innings has given up 9 hits with 14 K’s and 3 walks. Jose Tabata is hitting .287 in 94 at bats with 27 hits, 1 HR, and 14 RBI. His power numbers will go up.

  3. JP says:

    The Hughes injury isn’t as bad as they first thought. That would be huge if he was back in less than 6 weeks.

    http://www.thejournalnews.com/.....60424/1108

  4. Malcard89 says:

    NOO! Stop jinxing Cervelli’s awesomeness!

    A few questions:

    If Jeff Marquez is gonna succeed at the major league level, will his strikeouts need to improve or is he fine at the level he’s at (around 7K per 9, which is bound to decrease with each promotion)?

    Can Omir Santos be a good backup catcher by next year with the solid numbers he’s putting up so far in AAA? And he was also once considered the Yankees’ top defensive catcher by Baseball America.

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