Staten Island nearly no-hits Auburn in win


Make sure you scroll down for tonight’s game thread.

Triple-A Scranton
Game 1 (4-2 loss to Norfolk in 7 innings) makeup of yesterday’s rain out
Kevin Russo: 0 for 1, 2 BB - he’s been on base 133 times in 65 games
Reegie Corona, Juan Miranda & John Rodriguez: all 0 for 3 – Corona committed a throwing error on the same day he was named the Best Defensive Second Baseman in the Eastern League
Austin Jackson: 1 for 2, 1 BB
Shelley Duncan, Cody Ransom & Yurendell DeCaster: all 1 for 3 – Shelley hit a solo jack & K’ed … Ransom doubled & scored a run
Brian Peterson: 0 for 3, 1 K – Frankie Cervelli will be back from his hand injury soon, so his days are numbered
Romulo Sanchez: 3.1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K, 1 WP, 4-3 GB/FB, 1 E (fielding) – 49 of 80 pitches were strikes (61.3%)
Mark Melancon: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HB, 3-2 GB/FB – 24 of 37 pitches were strikes (64.9%)

Game 2 was canceled due to rain. They’re not going to make this one up.

Double-A Trenton (5-1 win over Reading)
Austin Krum: 0 for 1, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB
Matt Cusick, Edwar Gonzalez & Justin Snyder: all 1 for 3 – Cusick doubled, drove in three, walked & K’ed … Edwar scored a run … Snyder drove in a run
Eduardo Nunez, Chris Malec & James Cooper: all 1 for 4 – Nunez stole a bag, got caught stealing another, K’ed & committed a pair of fielding errors … Malec K’ed three times … Coop doubled & scored a run
PJ Pilittere: 0 for 4 – rockin’ a sub-.300 OPS with Trenton
Marcos Vechionacci: 1 for 2, 2 R, 1 Bb, 1 K
Zach McAllister: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 7-5 GB/FB – he’s probably going to finish the year with fewer innings under his belt than last season … last year he had 151 IP, right now he’s at 101
Eric Wordekemper: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 5-1 GB/FB
Wilkins Arias: 0.2 IP, zeroes, 2-0 GB/FB
Josh Schmidt: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

High-A Tampa was postponed due to rain. I think they’re going to play two tomorrow Not sure when they’re going to make this one up.

Low-A Charleston‘s game was canceled due to rain. Not going to bother to make it up.

Short Season Staten Island (3-0 win over Auburn)
Jimmy Paredes, Kyle Higashioka & Neil Medchill Luke Murton: all 1 for 4 – Paredes stole two bases, scored a run, K’ed twice & committed a fielding error … Higashioka K’ed & picked a runner off first with a snap throw … Murton K’ed twice
Zoilo Almonte: 1 for 2, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 SB
Neil Medchill: 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K – Robert Pimpsner says he tied the SI Yanks single season homer record with this shot, his 11th
DeAngelo Mack & Mike Lyon: both 0 for 3
Kelvin Castro & Carmen Angelini: both 1 for 3 – Kastro K’ed & got caught stealing … Angelini doubled
Sean Black: 6 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 7-2 GB/FB – Robert says he threw 77 pitches & was sitting 87-91, touching 93 … he also sent along three pictures of Black pitching (one, two three)
Ronny Marte: 1 IP, zeroes, 2 K, 1 HB, 1-0 GB/FB
Gavin Brooks: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 1-2 GB/FB – lost the no-hitter with one out in the 8th

Rookie GCL Yanks were rained out. Dos maƱana.

Categories : Down on the Farm


  1. Andy In Sunny Daytona says:

    Tampa isn’t in Daytona tomorrow.

  2. Accent Shallow says:

    Nice to see Z-Mac return and be effective.

    Somewhere, someone is pissed about Black being pulled with a no hitter due to pitch count.

  3. Melancon doing some nice work tonight. Hope he can get himself into a nice groove down there in SW-B and come back strong with the big club at some point.

    • Jon G says:

      I’m sure we’ll see him in September, if not sooner.

      He was just starting to get comfortable at the MLB level when Gaudin came in.

      I wouldn’t be surprised to see him take Bruney’s spot in the pen next spring, or at some point…

  4. AndrewYF says:

    You’ve probably answered this a hundred times Mike, but is Neil Medchill a legitimate prospect, or is he just an older guy taking advantage of playing against younger competition?

  5. wilcymoore says:

    Hey, where do the GCL Yankees play their games, the Everglades?

    That team gets rained out about every third game. Maybe they need to put a roof over their field. (I’m kidding, I’m kidding … I think.)

  6. Lanny says:

    Duncan is going to be a nice piece on the bench come Sept 1.

    • Jeffrey says:

      True, good guy to have pinch hitting when you need power. Plus his energy is great.

    • RichYF says:

      Wait, I don’t understand.

      Let me read it again. Sarcasm? Nope. Snark? Nope. Negativity? Nope.

      Alright, mark this one down on your calendars, Lanny’s first positive Yankee-related comment.

      Celebratory beer anyone?

  7. Jeffrey says:

    Nice photos of Black. If anyone plans on taking photos of pitching or any baseball make sure your camera can be set to a shutter speed of at least 1600 to avoid blur. Then adjust your ISO and aperture value to accommodate the speed.

  8. Brandon says:

    It brings a tear to my eye reading the box score for Trenton and not seeing Jesus Montero in it.

  9. BklynJT says:

    Wow, Neil Medchill must be really awesome to go 2 for 3 AND 1 for 4 in the same game!!!

    Oh nevermind, Mike Axisa = FAIL

  10. Jim says:

    Black hitting 106 tonight?

  11. Jim says:

    Sean Black is such an intimidating pitching name … I like it

  12. Jim says:

    Sean Black is such an intimidating pitching name … I like it

  13. Stryker says:

    is the innings shortage an issue for z-mac going forward?

  14. JMK says:

    Is it just me or has it rained every day this summer in the northeast?

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