Triple-A Scranton (2-0 win over Pawtucket in 10 innings, walk-off style) SWB wins series 3-1 … it’s their first trip to the Governor’s Cup since 2001 … they’ll be taking on David Price, Jeff Niemann, Wade Davis & the rest of the Durham Bulls for the Cup
Justin Christian: 1 for 4
Bernie Castro: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 K – led off the 10th with a double (he advanced to third on an error) after PawSox pitchers had retired 20 straight Yanks
Juan Miranda: 0 for 4, 2 K
Aaron Boone Shelley Duncan: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI – walk-off homer to end the PawSox’s season
Ben Broussard, Matt Carson & Eric Duncan: all 0 for 3 – Broussard & E-Dunc K’ed
Nick Green: 1 for 3, 1 K
Chris Stewart: 0 for 2
Phil Hughes 8 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 11 K, 7-6 GB/FB – 75 of 94 pitches were strikes (79.8%) … that’s domination homes, even more impressive considered he was facing a former Cy Young Award winner … career line in the playoffs: 19.2 IP, 12 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 30 K
Scott Strickland:2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 HB – 23 of 32 pitches were strikes (71.9%)
Double-A Trenton will take on the Akron Aeros (Indians) in the Eastern League Championship Series for the second consecutive year. Eric Hacker will get the ball in Game 1 of best-of-five series when it begins on Tuesday.
High-A Tampa’s season is over, they did not qualify for the playoffs. The Daytona Cubs lead the Fort Myers Miracle (Twins) in the Florida State League Championship Series.
Low-A Charleston’s season is over, they did not qualify for the playoffs. The Augusta Green Jackets (Giants) and West Virginia Power (Brewers) will play for the South Atlantic League Championship starting tomorrow.
Short Season Staten Island’s season is over; they’ll be taking on the Jamestown Jammers (Marlins) in the first round of the playoffs. The best-of-three series starts tomorrow.
The Rookie GCL Yanks’ season is over. The GCL Phils won the league championship.