By now you’ve probably heard, but in case you haven’t: the Yanks have agreed to terms with Dominican catcher Gary Sanchez on a $2.5M bonus. The signing can not be made official until July 2nd, when the international signing period starts. I’ll have some more on him later this week.
Triple-A Scranton was rained out yet again. They’ll play two tomorrow, with ex-Yankee farmhand Dan McCutchen scheduled to start the second game for Indianapolis.
Double-A Trenton‘s doubleheader was rained out. They’ll play a doubleheader tomorrow, but the other game was straight up canceled and will not be made up.
High-A Tampa is off until Monday for the All-Star Break. Chris Parmalee of the Twins won the Homerun Derby, not sure how many Romine hit. The North All-Stars beat the South All-Stars 6-1.
Austin Romine: 0 for 1 – took over behind the plate in the bottom of the 5th … grounded out to the first baseman on a 2-0 count to end the 7th in his only at-bat
Low-A Charleston (7-3 win over Savannah)
Jose Pirela: 0 for 5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 CS
Ray Kruml: 3 for 5, 2 R, 1 3B, 2 RBI
David Adams: 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB, 1 SB – had been hitless in his last three games
Dan Brewer & Melky Mesa: both 0 for 4 – Brewer drew a walk, stole a base & K’ed twice … Mesa drove in a run & K’ed
Corban Joseph: 2 for 2, 1 R, 2 BB
Taylor Grote: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 K
Mitch Abeita: 3 for 3, 1 RBI, 1 BB – 9 for his last 20 (.450)
Hector Noesi: 7 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 7 K, 6-8 GB/FB – 77-11 K/BB ratio in 73.2 IP
Casey Erickson: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 6-0 GB/FB
Short Season Staten Island was washed out.
The Rookie GCL Yanks kick off their season on Tuesday. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on July 10th.