Jul
12

Ramirez & Pinder combine for seven-inning no-hitter

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First, a few notes…

Second, bullet point recaps. Sorry folks, but nine games is just too much…

  • Triple-A Empire State Game One (win): This was the completion of a game that was suspended way back in April. DH Jack Cust doubled, as did LF Ronnie Mustelier. He replaced Dewayne Wise, who started the original game. SS-3B Doug Bernier also doubled to wrap up a boring day of offense. RHP Nelson Figueroa threw three scoreless innings of relief after RHP Ramon Ortiz started the original game. RHP Cory Wade allowed three hits in two scoreless innings of work to close out the win.
  • Triple-A Empire State Game Two (win): The game was scoreless until SS Ramiro Pena drew a bases loaded walk in the top of the 14th inning. Frankly, there wasn’t any offense other than that. RHP Adam Warren threw a gem, striking out three across seven scoreless innings. A parade of relievers — LHP Justin Thomas, RHP Ryota Igarashi, LHP Mike O’Connor, and RHP Chase Whitley — tossed up zero after zero for another seven innings. DH Jack Cust went hitless in two at-bats before leaving the game for an unknown reason.
  • Double-A Trenton (win): Big night for the bats, including five hits (four singles and a double) for the molten hot David Adams. LF Pirela (two singles), 3B Addison Maruszak (single and double), DH Kevin Mahoney (two singles and a double), and C J.R. Murphy (two singles) all had multiple hits. RHP Dellin Betances allowed four runs in 6.2 innings, but the good news is that he walked just one and struck out six.
  • High-A Tampa Game One (win): CF Mason Williams went 0-for-3 but LF Ramon Flores and RF Adonis Garcia both doubled. C Gary Sanchez didn’t have a hit but drew a walk, as did DH Slade Heathcott. LHP Nik Turley allowed one run in four innings, but he walked just one while striking out six. RHP Mark Montgomery struck out the side in a scoreless inning, though he also walked two.
  • High-A Tampa Game Two (win): A no-hitter! Granted, it was only seven innings, but it still counts. RHP Jose Ramirez took care of the first six innings (one walk, seven strikeouts) while RHP Branden Pinder (two strikeouts) did the honors in the ninth. Congrats to these fellas. CF Mason Williams singled and 1B Kyle Roller doubled for what was essentially the only offense.
  • Low-A Charleston (win): RF Rob Refsnyder doubled and CF Ben Gamel continued his hot hitting with a solo homer, pretty much the only meaningful offense in the game. SS Cito Culver singled while 3B Dante Bichette Jr. did not play. RHP Brett Gerritse allowed an unearned run in five innings before RHP Joel DeLaCruz and RHP Nick Goody threw a pair of scoreless frames each.
  • Short Season Staten Island (loss): LF Taylor Dugas drew just one walk, so it was an off night for him. DH Saxon Butler (single and double), 1B Matt Snyder (single and double), and 2B Fu-Lin Kuo (two singles) each had a pair of knocks. C Peter O’Brien went hitless in three at-bats but did draw a walk. RHP Corey Black tossed five scoreless frames with three strikeouts and no walks. RHP Andrew Benak gave it up, surrendering five runs in his two innings.
  • Rookie GCL Yankees Game One (loss): Not much on offense, just singles from DH Yeicok Calderon, RF Nathan Mikolas, 2B Jerison Lopez (two), C David Remedios, and SS Francisco Rosario. LHP Caleb Frare threw three scoreless innings, striking out three. LHP Rony Bautista allowed two runs in four innings, striking out three.
  • Rookie GCL Yankees Game Two (win): 2B Jerison Lopez doubled while DH Austin Aune and 3B Miguel Andujar both singled. LF Justin James drew a pair of walks. RHP Jordan Cote had another strong start, this time four scoreless with four whiffs and a walk. Remember IF Kelvin Castro? Well he’s a RHP now, and he threw a scoreless inning to close out the win.
Categories : Down on the Farm

27 Comments»

  1. DERP says:

    Also seven groundouts with zero flyouts for Ramirez.

  2. DERP says:

    Kiley McDaniel ?@kileymcd
    Jose Ramirez 95-97 with life for T-Yanks in the first. Velo never been a problem for him.

    Jose Ramirez is capital D dealing. Thru 6 of 7 innings in 2nd gm of makeup double dip, he’s allowed three base runners: 2 HBP, ROE. Subtle.

    Brandon Pinder 93-96 in the 7th finishing off the mini no no for Tampa.

  3. Paul VuvuZuvella says:

    Higgy is outhitting Mason…just saying.

  4. yooboo says:

    What is the latest update on Jose Ramirez’ size?

    • JohnnyC says:

      6’1″ 180 lbs. He’s gained some weight since they got him eating a better diet (he was also sending money home). Ramirez is 22 and hopefully can move quickly with his injuries behind him. ETA mid-season 2014?

  5. yooboo says:

    I googled about Tyler Hensley and found “what was his signing bonus” and the date is today. I don’t have a Scout.com account so I am not sure what the hell it was about?

    It kind of gives me high hope, though.

  6. Kronk says:

    If Joba pitches 3 innings after that, I’m going to start getting my hopes up a super secret plan to make him a starter is back.

    …A guy can dream.

  7. pat says:

    Very intrigued as to how hard Corey Black was throwing I read somewhere that Damon said his scouts had him at 99 a few times. Very intriguing arm.

  8. Fernando says:

    Yes, Hensley signs! Can they sneak in anyone else before he deadline?

  9. RBP says:

    Is Pirela turning into a prospect? Was playing SS, now LF. Is he not a SS?

  10. Reggie C. says:

    Jordan Cote is going to be a good one to watch next season when he’s hopefully at charleston.

  11. Carl LaFong says:

    A lotta talent all throughout the organization. Would love to add Vince Jackson to the mix if it’s not too late & there’s enough dough left to get it done.

  12. NYCSPORTZFAN says:

    i asked mike if Jose Ramirez was finally back in form and dealing or if it was just a tease a week or 2 ago, and he said “tease”.. I wonder if he changed his mind on that one yet?

    Also, David Adams continues to just rake.. The farm is gradually looking like the farm we all had hopes in seeing coming into this season.. Jose R amirez is back to looking like Arodys Vizcaino, and Adams looks like hes finally got his confidence back after such a long tedious broke ankle he had to recover from,and Turley is looking like a big upside kid again,and Betances only walked 1 in his outing, and Zolio is still going strong, and Adam Warren pitched a nice gem, and Cote is continuing to look like a steal in the 3rd rd last yr, and guys are coming back from injury as well, like Graham Stoneburner..etc The farm as a “whole” is getting back to where it was before the miserable first half, that was loaded with mediocre play and injuries..

  13. viridiana says:

    “Jose R amirez is back to looking like Arodys Vizcaino, and Adams looks like hes finally got his confidence back after such a long tedious broke ankle he had to recover from,and Turley is looking like a big upside kid again,and Betances only walked 1 in his outing, and Zolio is still going strong, and Adam Warren pitched a nice gem, and Cote is continuing to look like a steal in the 3rd rd last yr, and guys are coming back from injury as well, like Graham Stoneburner..etc”

    That has to be the sentence of the week. Love it.

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