Jun
13

Sanchez homers again in Charleston loss

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Double-A Trenton Game One (10-2 win over Altoona in seven innings) makeup of yesterday’s rain out
LF Abe Almonte: 1-4, 2 R, 1 BB, 2 K
3B Jose Pirela: 1-3, 1 SB — left the game after popping up in the sixth for an unknown reason … Addison Maruszak took his place and did not come to bat
2B David Adams: 2-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K
DH Cody Johnson: 0-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K — in a 4-for-37 (.108) with 21 strikeouts rut
RF Zoilo Almonte: 2-4, 1 2B, 3 RBI, 1 K, 1 E (fielding) — hasn’t drawn a walk in 13 games, which is a little unusual for him
CF Melky Mesa: 1-3, 2 R, 1 BB, 1 K,2 SB
1B Luke Murton & SS Yadil Mujica: both 1-4, 1 R, 1 K — Mujica homered and drove in a pair
C Jose Gil: 3-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 BB — had been in a 2-for-19 skid (.105)
RHP Mikey O’Brien: 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 5/2 GB/FB — 56 of 88 pitches were strikes (63.6%), plus he picked a runner off first
RHP Preston Claiborne: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 1/0 GB/FB — eight of 11 pitches were strikes
RHP Michael Dubee: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 0/2 GB/FB — 11 of 16 pitches were strikes

Double-A Trenton Game Two (2-0 win over Altoona in seven innings)
CF-LF Abe Almonte: 1-4, 1 R, 1 3B, 1 K
2B Jose Pirela, LF Cody Johnson, 3B Addison Maruszak & Jeff Farnham: all 1-3 — Pirela drove in a run and struck out twice, and obviously he wasn’t removed from the first game for anything serious
DH Zoilo Almonte: 2-2, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 SB — nice day for him
RF Damon Sublett & 1B Shane Brown: both 0-3 — Sublett struck out twice, Brown once
SS Yadil Mujica: 1-2, 1 BB, 2 CS
LHP Vidal Nuno: 5.1 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 6/3 GB/FB — 54 of 76 pitches were strikes (71.1%) — 110/19 K/BB in 116.2 IP since signing last year
RHP Kelvin Perez: 1.2 IP, zeroes, 3 K, 0/2 GB/FB — 13 of 19 pitches were strikes

High-A Tampa (8-5 loss to Clearwater)
LF Ramon Flores: 1-5, 1 R, 1 2B
C J.R. Murphy: 3-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 K — ten hits in his last 25 at-bats (.400)
RF Rob Segedin: 1-5, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1 K
DH Neil Medchill: 0-5, 1 RIB, 3 K
1B Tyson Blaser: 1-4, 1 R, 3 K
CF Eduardo Sosa: 0-4, 1 K
3B Zach Wilson: 3-4, 1 R — had been in a 5-for-28 slump (.179)
SS Jose Mojica & 2B Jose Toussen: both 2-4 — Mojica scored a run … Toussen drove in two and struck out
LHP Kramer Sneed: 3 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 3 BB, 1 K, 4/2 GB/FB
RHP Manny Barreda: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 0/1 GB/FB
RHP Tommy Kahnle: 3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 3/4 GB/FB
RHP Branden Pinder: 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 2 WP, 1/0 GB/FB

Low-A Charleston Game One (3-1 loss to Savannah) this was the completion of Sunday’s game, which was suspended due to rain with one out in the bottom of the fourth
CF Mason Williams, SS Cito Culver, RF Kelvin DeLeon & LF Cody Grice: all 0-4 — DeLeon struck out once, Grice twice
DH Dante Bichette Jr.: 3-4, 1 R
1B Rey Nunez & 2B Angelo Gumbs: both 0-3, 1 BB – Gumbs struck out
2B Casey Stevenson: 3-3, 1 RBI, 1 BB
C Francisco Arcia: 0-3, 1 K, 1 HBP
LHP Evan Rutckyj: 4 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 1 HB, 6/3 — he started the original game on Sunday
RHP Bryan Mitchell: 4.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 5 K, 2/6 GB/FB — started today … 62 strikeouts in 57.2 IP, but also 31 walks
RHP Mariel Checo: 0-1 IP, zeroes, 1/0 GB/FB

Low-A Charleston Game Two (3-2 loss to Savannah in seven innings)
CF Mason Williams: 0-4, 1 K
SS Cito Culver & 3B Dante Bichette Jr.: both 0-3 — Culver struck out once, DBJ twice
C Gary Sanchez: 2-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 BB — 15 hits in his last 40 at-bats (.375) with two doubles and five homers
2B Angelo Gumbs, DH Casey Stevenson & RF Kelvin DeLeon: all 1-3, 1 2B, 1 K — DeLeon drove in a run and threw a runner out at second
1B Rey Nunez: 2-3, 1 R, 1 2B
LF Ali Castillo: 1-2, 1 K, 1 HBP
RHP Scottie Allen: 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1/4 GB/FB
RHP Phil Wetherell: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K

Triple-A Empire State had a scheduled day off.

Categories : Down on the Farm
  • Alex C

    Trenton game two was a win not a loss.

  • dkidd

    what are vidal nuno’s prospects?

    great name

    • JohnnyC

      Asked Josh Norris and Mike Ashmore about Nuno. Norris thinks he’s strictly an organizational guy. Ashmore thinks he’s getting interesting, on the cusp of being a prospect. Both agree his pure stuff is not major league though. Will be successful if his command keeps improving and the fact that he’s left-handed.

      • hornblower

        I saw him pitch in Fla. He looks like he would be a good lefty specialist. He’s from Kansas for what that’s worth.

      • Mike Ashmore

        I wouldn’t quite go as far as to say he’s on the cusp of being a prospect, but he is worth keeping an eye on right now…

    • pat

      24 year old present day Jamie Moyer

      • blooper

        So he’s going to be AAAA player for the next twenty-five years?

    • Brian S.

      You know.

  • Joe

    hey mike,
    Better prospect Buxton or Soler?

    • http://www.riveraveblues.com Mike Axisa

      I prefer Buxton, much more well-rounded.

  • pat

    Mariel Checo must be doing something right. Obviously the walks are there, but 34k in 26 innings is very good. He was inauspiciously drafted in the 41st round and transitioned almost immediately to the bullpen which is not something you normally see. In high school he was 6’3″ 190 with a loose arm, terrible mechanics and a potentially plus but raw curve ball. I’m wondering if he tightened up that curve a little bit and has seen a few more mph on the fastball coming out of the pen. He could be pretty intriguing down the line.

  • Brian S.

    I liked Mason Williams better when he had a wOBA in the upper .300’s.

    • Ted Nelson

      Really? I prefer him when he goes 0-4.

      • Brian S.

        Oh.

  • Cano fan #1

    Let’s put zoilo almonte in the RF on 2014.

    Who is with me?

    • Robinson Tilapia

      I like people who call it “the rightfield.”

      • MannyGeee

        better than putting Ibanez anywhere with a glove, otherwise known as “the wrongfield”

        • Charles in SD

          I enjoyed this very much!

  • Joe

    I just read:
    Red Sox Close To Signing Tzu-Wei Lin

    Thought he was going to be a Yankee. Seem to be missing out on some top International talent this year so far.
    These guys are young and raw but it is disappointing that they are not bringing in any big name guys this year….yet that is

    • Brian S.

      If George was still alive!

      • Robinson Tilapia

        He would have totally bagged that three year old from Madagascar who can throw 95 with his third arm?

        • MannyGeee

          a submarining triple-armed infant prospect? Sure, but hows his V-LO?

          • MannyGeee

            nevermind, he throws 95.

            #3rdarmplaysbetteroutofthebullpen

            • joeMan

              Is it a flat 95 or 95 with some life to it?