Aug
27

Duran stays hot in SI Yanks win

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The Yankees and Double-A Trenton will make a “major announcement” this Thursday, and John Nalbone has confirmed that it’ll involve a six-year extension for their player development contract. The current deal doesn’t expire until 2014, so this will lock the the two teams together until 2020. Trenton has been home to the organization’s Double-A affiliate since 2003.

In other news, OF Cole Garner was activated off the Triple-A disabled list. He takes the place of IF Brandon Laird, who was designated for assignment to make room on the roster for OF Steve Pearce. The way too convenient timing leads me to believe Garner was on the phantom DL.

Triple-A Empire State (5-4 win over Lehigh Valley in 13 innings)
3B Kevin Russo: 2-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 1 K – doubled in the go-ahead run in the 13th
1B Kosuke Fukudome: 1-2, 5 BB, 1 K – only one of those walks was intentional
SS Eduardo Nunez: 0-7, 1 K, 1 SB
LF Ronnie Mustelier: 2-5, 1 R, 1 RBI, 2 BB
C Austin Romine: 3-7, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 PB — the homer was an opposite field job to right
DH Cole Garner: 2-6, 1 RBI, 1 K
CF Melky Mesa: 1-6, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K — fourth homer in his last ten games
RF Darnell McDonald: 1-6, 1 R, 2 K
2B Ramiro Pena: 1-4, 2 K, 1 HBP
RHP Adam Warren: 6.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, 8/0 GB/FB — 75 of 115 pitches were strikes (65%) … don’t see a prospect throw that many pitches all that often
LHP Juan Cedeno: 1.2 IP, zeroes, 2 K, 3/0 GB/FB — 12 of 15 pitches were strikes
RHP Ryota Igarashi: 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K, 0/1 GB/FB — 21 of 31 pitches were strikes (68%)
RHP Preston Claiborne: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 2/0 GB/FB — 14 of 24 pitches were strikes (58%)
RHP Chase Whitley: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 2/0 GB/FB — six pitches, all strikes

Double-A Trenton (8-1 loss to New Britain)
CF Adonis Garcia: 1-4, 1 K — got picked off first
C J.R. Murphy, SS Addison Maruszak, LF Rob Segedin & RF Shane Brown: all 0-3 — Murphy drew a walk … Maruszak committed a fielding … Segedin threw a runner out at third
3B David Adams & DH Zoilo Almonte: both 0-4 — Almonte whiffed
1B Luke Murton: 1-3
2B Kevin Mahoney: 1-2, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 BB
RHP Craig Heyer: 2.1 IP, 7 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 2/2 GB/FB — 32 of 56 pitches were strikes (57%) … this is a pretty big series for them in terms of clinching the division, so needless to say this was not an ideal opener
LHP Josh Romanski: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 4/1 GB/FB — 25 of 37 pitches were strikes (68%)
LHP Pedro Feliciano: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 0/1 GB/FB — had more on his latest rehab outing earlier
RHP Jon Meloan: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 1/1 GB/FB — 18 of 34 pitches were strikes (53%)
LHP Lee Hyde: 1 IP, zeroes, 1 K, 1/1 GB/FB — ten of 15 pitches were strikes

Short Season Staten Island (8-3 win over Hudson Valley)
LF Taylor Dugas: 1-4, 2 R, 1 BB
SS Claudio Custodio: 2-4, 1 R, 2 RBI, 1 BB — 13 hits in his last 41 at-bats (.317)
DH Peter O’Brien: 0-4, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 2 K
CF Ravel Santana: 1-4, 1 R, 1 K
1B Greg Bird: 0-3, 1 BB, 1 K — the walk was intentional, so he’s already #feared
3B Matt Duran: 2-3, 2 2B, 5 RBI, 1 BB — 12 hits in his last 27 at-bats (.444) with six doubles and two homers
2B Jose Rosario: 1-4, 1 K
RF Danny Lopez: 2-4, 2 R, 2 K
C Isaias Tejeda: 1-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 PB — ninth passed ball in 21 games behind the plate
LHP Evan Rutckyj: 5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 2 K, 6/5 GB/FB
RHP Alex Smith: 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 2 WP, 4/1 GB/FB
RHP Stefan Lopez: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 1/0 GB/FB
LHP Evan DeLuca: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 WP, 1/0 GB/FB

High-A Tampa‘s game was cancelled due to Tropical Storm Isaac and will not be made up. Low-A Charleston, on the other hand, had a scheduled off-day.

The Rookie GCL Yanks‘ season is over. They did not qualify for the playoffs.

Categories : Down on the Farm

9 Comments»

  1. pat says:

    This sounds sh*tty but I wouldn’t mind Trenton being eliminated if it meant Montgomery could be called up for the stretch. All our OOGY’s have been crappin the bed for a whole now. Would be nice to get another non matchup guy out in the MLB pen.

  2. Dave M says:

    Getting close to the end of the DOTF. That’s too bad. That’s my favorite part of this site.

  3. Wayne says:

    What does Matt Duran project to be. Could he take arods place eventually when a rod retires.

  4. Wayne says:

    When does arods contract end?

  5. Paco Dooley says:

    Wow, Nunez with the 0-7 as he looks to get promoted back to the big leagues in September.

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