Sep
04

Betances & Brackman finish up their seasons

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Just one more day of regular season minor league baseball left…

Triple-A Scranton Game One (5-1 loss to Buffalo in seven innings)
Kevin Russo, 3B, Ramiro Pena, 2B, Jorge Vazquez, 3B & Jordan Parraz, RF: all 0 for 3 – Russo and Pena each struck out
Mike Lamb, DH, Ray Kruml, LF & Gus Molina, C: all 1 for 3 – Kruml got caught stealing and struck out … Gus doubled
Greg Golson, CF: 2 for 3, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI
Luis Nunez, SS: 1 for 2, 1 2B
Dellin Betances, RHP: 5 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 2 WP, 1 HB, 5-3 GB/FB – 61 of 101 pitches were strikes (60.4%) … finishes the year with 142 strikeouts and 70 walks in 126.1 IP, career highs across the board but just barely (previous highs: 141 K, 62 BB, 121.2 IP)
Andrew Brackman, RHP: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 3-2 GB/FB – 23 of 33 pitches were strikes (69.7%) … assuming he doesn’t pitch tomorrow, he’ll finish the year with a 75-75 K/BB in 95 IP, but 17-6 in his last 18.1 IP … at least he can go into the offseason feeling a little better about how things went

Triple-A Scranton Game Two (2-0 win over Buffalo in six innings) makeup of a July 8th rain out, and it was completed early
Kevin Russo, 3B: 2 for 2, 1 BB, 1 SB
Ray Kruml, LF, Jorge Vazquez, 1B & Greg Golson, CF: all 1 for 2 – Kruml walked and whiffed … JoVa walked and scored … Golson tripled, drove in a run, scored another, and struck out
Austin Romine, C & Jordan Parraz, RF: both 0 for 3 - Romine struck out
Luis Nunez, 2B: 0 for 1, 1 RBI, 1 K
P.J. Pilittere, DH & Doug Bernier, SS: both 0 for 2
David Phelps, RHP: 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 5-6 GB/FB -57 of 86 pitches were strikes (66.3%) … now it’s off to the Arizona Fall League for him

Double-A Trenton (12-9 loss to New Britain)
Austin Krum, CF: 2 for 5, 2 R, 1 2B – eight for his last 24 (.333)
Corban Joseph, 2B: 3 for 5, 3 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI – multiple hits in five of his last eight games … 13-for-28 (.464) during that stretch
Rob Lyerly, 1B: 3 for 4, 2 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 E (fielding) – had three hits in his previous 24 at-bats combined (.125)
Zoilo Almonte, DH: 0 for 5, 3 K
Melky Mesa, RF: 2 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K – he’s been killing the ball in the second half, very nice to see
Damon Sublett, LF: 2 for 5, 1 2B, 3 RBI, 1  K
Jose Pirela, SS: 0 for 3, 2 K, 1 HBP, 1 E (throwing)
Jose Gil, C & Addison Maruszak, 3B: both 1 for 4 – Gil allowed a passed ball … Maruszak doubled, drove in a run, and struck out
Graham Stoneburner, RHP: 5 IP, 9 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 7-2 GB/FB
Pat Venditte, SwP: 3 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1-5 GB/FB – and just like that, his ERA goes from 2.79 to 3.40 … gotta be the worst outing of his career

High-A Tampa (3-2 loss to Lakeland) their season is over, they finished 74-64 and in fourth place of the FSL North division
Emerson Landoni, SS, DeAngelo Mack, RF, Neil Medchill, CF & Rob Segedin, 3B: all 1 for 4 – Landoni drove in a run … Mack got caught stealing … Medchill struck out … Segedin drove in a run and struck out twice
Ronnie Mustelier, 2B: 2 for 4, 1 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI – finished at .352/.295/.514 in 36 games after signing, and now he’s headed to the Arizona Fall League
Cody Johnson, DH: 2 for 4, 1 K
Luke Murton, LF: 1 for 3
Mitch Abeita, C-1B: 0 for 2, 1 BB, 2 K
Tyson Blaser, 1B-C: 0 for 3, 1 K – looks like he and Abeita split the final day of the season behind the plate
Kramer Sneed, LHP: 4 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2-2 GB/FB – finishes with a 110-28 K/BB in 103.2 IP
Joel De La Cruz, RHP: 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HB, 4- GB/FB – up from the GCL for the end of the season
Dan Burawa, RHP: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 2-0 GB/FB – finishes the year with a 66-25 K/BB and a 2.22 GB/FB in 84 IP

Low-A Charleston (8-1 win over Asheville)
Jose Rosario, SS: 1 for 6, 1 RBI, 1 SB
Ramon Flores, LF: 2 for 5, 1 2B, 1 RBI
Shane Brown, DH: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HBP – 13 for his last 35 (.371) with three doubles, four walks, and just two strikeouts
Kevin Mahoney, 1B: 1 for 2, 2 R, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 3 BB
Kelvin DeLeon, RF: 1 for 3, 2 R, 1 RBI, 2 HBP – threw a runner out at the plate
Jose Mojica, 3B: 2 for 3, 2 R, 1 2B, 2 BB
Jeff Farnham, C: 2 for 3, 1 RBI, 2 BB
Jose Toussen, 2B: 0 for 5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K
Danny Lopez, CF: 1 for 2, 1 RBI, 1 HBP, 1 E (fielding)
Shane Greene, RHP: 6 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 1 HBP, 3-4 GB/FB
Francisco Rondon, LHP: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HB, 1-2 GB/FB
Yobanny Reyes, LHP: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 2-0 GB/FB

Short Season Staten Island (7-4 loss to Brooklyn) the regular season is over, and they finished with the best record in the NY-Penn League at 45-28 … their first round playoff series against Brooklyn begins on Tuesday (best-of-three)
Mason Williams, CF: 3 for 5, 1 R, 1 K, 1 SB – got picked off first … finishes the regular season at .349/.389/.483 with 28 steals in 40 chances (70%) and a just a 13.8% strikeout rate
Cito Culver, SS: 1 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 E (throwing) – the error came on a Jeterian jump throw … five for his last 11 (.455) with two doubles, so at least he’s heating up going into the postseason
Ben Gamel, RF, Reymond Nunez, 1B & Casey Stevenson, DH: all 0 for 4 – Stevenson and Gamel each struck out twice, Nunez thrice
Tyler Austin, 3B: 1 for 3, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K – ten for his last 28 (.357) with two doubles, a triple, and two homers
Angelo Gumbs, 2B: 1 for 4, 1 RBI
Zach Wilson, LF: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI – 14 for his last 32 (.438) with two doubles and three homers
Nick McCoy, C: 1 for 4, 1 RBI, 1 K
Will Oliver, RHP: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 1 WP, 1 HB, 6-0 GB/FB- I thought he’d get the start in Game One of the playoffs, but it looks like it’ll be Bryan Mitchell … Taylor Morton figures to get Game Two, then I guess it’ll be either Matt Tracy or Oliver on three days’ rest in a potential Game Three
Dustin Hobbs, RHP: 1.1 IP, 3 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 0 K, 2 WP, 1-3 GB/FB
Zach Arneson, RHP: 2 IP, zeroes, 3 K, 1-1 GB/FB
Phil Wetherell, RHP: 1 IP, zeroes, 3 K – 41 K in 30 IP
Branden Pinder, RHP: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 0-2 GB/FB

The Rookie GCL Yanks won their league championship.

Categories : Down on the Farm

42 Comments»

  1. 28 this year says:

    Is Will Oliver a prospect? He didn’t throw a lot of innings today but it still seems weird to have a prospect go on three days rest. But what do I know?

  2. Jesse says:

    Holy hell, Kramer Sneed? I must have missed something about him. He’s 22 years old and doing that in just one level below AA? I gotta check out a scouting report.

  3. Dennis says:

    Mike trout in short season .352 .419 .486
    Mason .349/.389/.483

  4. YankeeGrunt says:

    Just curious what you think of Mustelier. He’s killing high A, but you’d expect an overaged prospect to do that. He should start at Trenton next year, perhaps he’ll play well enough warrant a midseason promotion to AAA (although CoJo could make that difficult), clearly he is blocked but is he a guy you look at as a utility infielder type or might he have the potential to be a good MLB regular?

  5. Dino Velvet says:

    So what do ManBam, Betances & Brackman do now? Do they do any winter ball or do they just wait 5 1/2 months until spring training?

    • SDM says:

      Manny is probably at his innings limit so he’s done. I heard Betances was meant to be 150 innings so its possible they send him to a winter league to make up those 24 innings but it won’t be surprising if they don’t.

    • wolf larson says:

      Brackman could benefit from a few innings in bigs this year. Trremendous improvemtn late this year and has now put up two dominating stints (in two different seasons) out of pen. Give him some low leverage innings to see how he does. But if anyone truly deserves a promotion it’s Geroge Kontos.

      • Samuel says:

        If anyone in the Yankee system DESERVES a promotion it is definitely RHP Josh Schmidt.

        All he does is get people out, with lots of strikeouts, and during the last couple years he has been a great Yankee trooper with all the demotions back to Trenton.

        Get the kid his cup of coffee and let him throw a couple garbage innings in a blowout.

  6. Dennis says:

    I wonder who starts in full season at 3B austin or bichette. Probably Austin but you never know.

    • CP says:

      I think it was yesterday, Bichette started at 3B and Austin at 1B for Staten Island. It’s just one day, but may be a sign of how they intend to handle them…

  7. Jd says:

    Phelps to Yankees. Best AAA pitcher and most ready not named Kontos

  8. Jesse says:

    Seriously, what’s the deal with Kramer Sneed? Is he a prospect, or what?

  9. Now Batting says:

    Any chance of Brackman pitching for the Yankees this September?

    • MikeD says:

      There is certainly a chance.

      Frankly, it would be kind of crazy not to bring him up. He’s already on the 40-man roster and he’s only under team control for one more year. They should bring him up simply to get a better persepctive on how he looks against MLB hitters and also provide a bit more seasoning.

      The clock is ticking. Bring him up now.

  10. Monteroisdinero says:

    Shane Greene and Shane Brown in the same lineup? Any Shane Whites or Blacks we can draft?

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