Gardner flashing some power; Britton better than most of Yanks pen

I drove 80 miles for that?!?!
On Mussina's inconsistent pitching

Ben Kozlowski didn’t pitch in either game of Scranton’s doubleheader. Nor did Bruney. Could we see one of them recalled today?

Triple-A Scranton (3-1 loss to Rochester in Game 1)
Brett Gardner: 1 for 3, 1 HR, 2 K — the powah!
Eric Duncan: 0 for 3, 1 K
Alberto Gonzalez: 0 for 3
Jose Cruz: 1 for 3
Angel Chavez: 0 for 1, 2 BB
Mighty Matt: 3 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 4 BB, 1 K
Chris Britton: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K — Ron Villone, Sean Henn…why?!?
Jose Veras: 1 IP, 1 H, zeroes — is also making a case


Triple-A Scranton (1-0 win over Rochester in Game 2)
Gardner: 1 for 2, 1 2B, 1 K
Eric Duncan: 0 for 3, 1 K
Alberto: 0 for 3
Jose Cruz: 1 for 3 — the lone RBI
Angel Chavez: 1 for 2
Bronson Sardinha: 0 for 2, 1 K
Kei Igawa: 6 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K — AAAA
Jim Brower: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K — AAAA

Double-A Trenton (2-1 loss to Bowie. This was the completion of the game that was suspended on Monday. Tuesday’s scheduled game was suspended in the 8th, to be completed today)
Reggie Coronoa: 1 for 5, 2 K
Colin Curtis: 2 for 3, 1 BB, 1 K
Mike Kinkade: 0 for 4, 1 K
Cody Ehlers: 1 for 4, 1 K
Chase Wright: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Jason Jones: 3.1 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 0 K

High-A Tampa (6-4 loss to Clearwater)
Eduardo Nunez: 2 for 4, 1 2B
Ajax: 0 for 4, 2 K — average down to .314
DOUG MIENTKIEWICZ: 1 for 2, 1 BB — DH’d and was pinch-hit or by Tim Battle, who didn’t strike out — actually, he got a hit and an RBI
The Other Edwar: 1 for 4, 1 K
Chris Malec: 0 for 4, 1 K
Vech: 2 for 4, 2 2B, 1 K — on fire
Brett Smith: 3.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 4 BB, 1 K — he’s like the car sitting on cinder blocks in your neighbor’s yard
Mike Martinez: 1 IP, 1 H, zeroes, 1 K

Low-A Charleston (3-0 win over Columbus)
Hit Streak: 1 for 4, 1 2B
Seth Frankenberry: 1 for 3, 1 BB, 1 K
Kevin Smith: 2 for 3, 1 2B, 1 BB,
Jesus Calzado: 1 for 4, 2 K
Grant Duff: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Guerillmo Villalona: 2 IP, 1 H, zeroes, 2 K
Steve Artz: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K
Jon Hovis: 1 IP, zeroes

Short Season Staten Island was postponed due to rain. No word on a makeup.

Rookie GCL Yanks (7-2 win over GCL Braves)
Abe Almonte: 2 for 5, 1 2B, 1 K — OPS up to .795
Jesus Montero: 0 for 1, 1 BB — pinch hit for in the fifth by…
Gerardo Rodriguez: 2 for 3, 1 K
Gary Gattis: 2 for 4, 1 BB, 1 K
Timothy “It’s too easy to call me Brian” Dennehy: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Angel Reyes: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

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I drove 80 miles for that?!?!
On Mussina's inconsistent pitching
  • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike A.

    Brett Gardner hit a homer? Wow.

    First one in the regular season since 2005.

  • dan

    i think we got another soriano on our hands. speed and power; gardner’s got it all

  • C-Note

    now there’s the Eric Duncan we all know

  • RollingWave

    Kei Igawa: born 7/13/1979 3.62ERA 54IP 59/12 K/BB

    Sean Henn: born 4/23/1981 3.24ERA 33.1IP 30/9 K/BB

    I’d take Igawa in my bullpen thx his periphals are significantly better…and that’s as a SP…