May
30

Betances strong in Trenton win

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Triple-A Scranton (8-5 loss to Indianapolis)
Austin Krum, LF: 1 for 5, 1 R, 1 RBI
Ramiro Pena, SS: 0 for 4, 1 R, 1 BB, 3 K
Jesus Montero, DH: 2 for 4, 1 2B, 1 K
Jorge Vazquez, 1B: 0 for 4, 2 K, 1 E (missed a catch)
Justin Maxwell, CF: 0 for 3, 1 BB, 2 K
Brandon Laird, 3B, Kevin Russo, 2B & Dan Brewer, RF: all 2 for 4, 1 R – Laird and Russo doubled, Brewer whiffed and caught stealing … Laird also committed a fielding error
Gus Molina, C: 1 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 K
Adam Warren, RHP: 6 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 5-6 GB/FB – 53 of 92 pitches were strikes (57.6%)
Kanekoa Texeira, RHP: 1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 3-0 GB/FB - 20 of 32 pitches were strikes (62.5%)
George Kontos, RHP: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 2-1 GB/FB – eight of his dozen pitches were strikes

Double-A Trenton (6-4 win over Portland)
Ray Kruml, CF: 1 for 5, 1 R, 1 K
Corban Joseph, 2B: 3 for 5, 1 R
Austin Romine, C: 3 for 5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI – 16 for his last 42 (.381) with four doubles and a homer
Bradley Suttle, 3B: 0 for 3, 1 R, 2 BB
Cody Johnson, DH: 2 for 5, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 K – second straight day with a homer, three in the last four days, four in the last eight
Jose Gil, 1B: 1 for 3, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB, 1 CS
Joe Pirela, SS: 2 for 3, 1 BB
DeAngelo Mack, LF & Addison Maruszak, RF: both 0 for 4 - Mack whiffed
Dellin Betances, RHP: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 5-2 GB/FB – 55 of 92 pitches were strikes (59.8%)
Fernando Hernandez, RHP: 1 IP, zeroes, 3-0 GB/FB - six of his ten pitches were strikes … looks like someone lost the closer’s job
Warner Madrigal, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K – eight of 15 pitches were strikes (53.3%)
Wilkins Arias, LHP: 0.2 IP, zeroes, 1 K 1-0 GB/FB – five pitches, four strikes
Grant Duff, RHP: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1-0 GB/FB – 13 of 21 pitches were strikes (61.9%)
Josh Schmidt, RHP: 1 IP, zeroes, 0-3 GB/FB – 13 pitches, eight strikes

High-A Tampa had a scheduled off day.

Low-A Charleston (3-1 loss to Savannah)
Slade Heathcott, CF: 1 for 3, 1 BB, 2 K
Jose Toussen, 2B: 2 for 3, 1 BB, 1 CS – hittingĀ  .367 with a .426 OBP off the bench
Ramon Flores, LF: 1 for 4, 2 K
J.R. Murphy, DH & Kyle Roller, 1B: 0 for 4 – Murphy whiffed once, Roller twice
Rob Segedin, 3B & Jose Mojica, SS: both 0 for 3, 1 BB - Mojica made a fielding error
Eduardo Sosa, RF & Jeff Farnham, C: both 1 for 3 – Sosa walked … Farnham hit a solo jack
Francisco Arcia, C: 0 for 1, 1 K – left the game after striking out in the second, but I’m not sure why (wasn’t ejected)
Shane Greene, RHP: 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, 3-4 GB/FB
Kramer Sneed, LHP: 3 IP, zeroes, 2 K, 1-4 GB/FB – 46-6 K/BB in 44.2 IP (1.21 BB/9)
Manny Barreda, RHP: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - feels like he pitches every day

Categories : Down on the Farm

29 Comments»

  1. mbonzo says:

    1 BB for Betances. OH YEA!
    If he’s not traded for the allstar break I think he’ll be headed to Scranton once theres an opening.

  2. Xstar7 says:

    Jesus Montero had a multi-hit game? Impossible.

  3. Bpdelia says:

    Meh. 92 pitches in 5 innings isnt, strong. Its decent. One bb is nice but nearly 20 an inning and a poor strike to ball ratio means the kids still struggling with command.

    Nothing to worry about but not ready for a bump till that’s ironed out

    • Skip says:

      My reading of this site has taught me to be skeptical of those numbers because you never know what the coaching staff or development team is thinking. They might have wanted him to work on his offspeed stuff that drove up the pitch count, but spotting his fastball for the K’s.

      All in all, I have no idea, but I’ll just take the K/BB ratio as my indicator.

  4. Jake H says:

    Betances’ last 2 starts are great.

  5. CraftyLefty says:

    No Dominican Summer League wrap-ups?

  6. China Joe says:

    Romine seems to be having a solid under-the-radar year so far (hopefully he’ll stay strong in the second half and prove last year was just fatigue).

    Has there been any word on Romine’s defense? Any improvement?

  7. ash says:

    N.B.: That’s a 10-game hitting streak for Jesus Montero, dating back to May 20. Longest was a 14-game streak that started at the end of last season.

    • Xstar7 says:

      True, but several of the games in that streak were 1 for 4 or 5′s with multiple strikeouts.

    • Steve H says:

      Hitting streaks don’t tell the whole story. He hasn’t been all that good these last 10 games.

      • Andrew says:

        Hitting streaks are terrible, Montero sucks because he’s only hitting .306 in AAA, get rid of him.

        • Steve H says:

          Exactly what I said.

          That .306 average is lower than it was 10 games ago, by the way.

        • JohnnyC says:

          Hitting streaks are just a clever distraction from the truth of total offensive suckitude. If he was a real prospect like Hosmer he’d have 20 homers, slug .600+ and an OBP of .500 right now.

        • Steve H says:

          Yay, Montero is on a 10 game hitting streak with a .268/.318/.390 line!

          • Andrew says:

            He sucks, send him and Brackman back to AA once and for all. Call up Romine.

          • Jeety says:

            obviously the hitting streak does not tell all, but it shows that he’s finding a way to get a hit each day…

            This could be a sign that he’s adjusting to certain things and getting some consistency going.

            It doesn’t mean he’s been great but it can be an indicator of him starting to find a groove…

            *click the link if you like baseball games*

            • Andrew says:

              But, it could also just be a sign that over the course of a ton of games, a player who hits .270 or .300 or .330 will have a 10 game hitting streak every so often. Going 1-4 does not seem like a sign of success or adjustments to me, it seems like its a guy who has talent but is not playing up to his potential yet.

  8. Bob Michaels says:

    Banelous is a LHP.

  9. BigTimeBartolo says:

    Why isn’t Kramer Sneed starting down in Low-A?? The kid has been dynamite so far

  10. mbonzo says:

    I was just watching Man v. Food, one of my favorite shows, and this came on.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g40iDeC2vSE

    Adam goes to Charleston and eats a “Riverdog”. I wish they showed more clips of him stretching with the junior Yankees.

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