Jagielo continues to slump in SI doubleheader

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Triple-A Scranton (5-3 loss to Louisville)

  • CF Adonis Garcia: 2-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K
  • 3B David Adams: 0-4, 2 K, 1 E (throwing)
  • DH Randy Ruiz: 3-4, 2 2B, 1 RBI — 14 homers but only eight doubles
  • C J.R. Murphy: 1-4, 1 CS — in a little 10-for-40 (.250) slide
  • RHP Chris Bootcheck: 6 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 HB, 7/3 GB/FB — 65 of 104 pitches were strikes (63%) … 26 runs allowed in his last 47.2 innings (4.91 R/9)

Double-A Trenton had a scheduled off-day.

High-A Tampa (5-4 loss to St. Lucie, walk-off style)

  • CF Mason Williams: 2-5, 1 RBI
  • 2B Rob Refsnyder: 3-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 2 K, 1 E (throwing) — seven hits in his last 15 at-bats (.467)
  • C Peter O’Brien: 1-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 PB — six hits in his last 19 at-bats (.316) with three doubles
  • DH Gary Sanchez: 0-4
  • RHP Bryan Mitchell: 5 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 1 WP, 9/2 GB/FB
  • RHP Branden Pinder: 3 IP, zeroes, 5 K, 0/1 GB/FB — 28/3 K/BB in 25.2 innings since the demotion

Low-A Charleston Game One (3-1 loss to Hickory in seven innings) makeup of the June 30th rainout

  • SS Cito Culver: 0-4, 2 K
  • 1B Greg Bird: 0-3, 1 BB, 3 K — no contact kinda day
  • 2B Angelo Gumbs: 1-3, 1 2B, 2 K — got a little six-game hitting streak going
  • CF Jake Cave: 1-3, 1 R, 1 K
  • RHP Luis Severino: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 2/4 GB/FB — 44 of 70 pitches were strikes (63%) … just up from the GCL, but I’m pretty sure it’s just a spot start for the doubleheader

Low-A Charleston Game Two didn’t start until 10:45pm ET and I’m not waiting around for it to end. Here’s the box score. Knock yourself out.

Short Season Staten Island Game One (5-1 loss to Aberdeen in seven innings) makeup of yesterday’s rainout

  • LF Michael O’Neill: 2-3, 1 R, 1 SB – left the game in the seventh after running the bases in the sixth
  • 3B Eric Jagielo: 0-2, 1 HBP
  • CF Brandon Thomas: 1-3, 1 RBI
  • RHP Gio Gallegos: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 6/1 GB/FB — he was going five innings pretty regularly when the season started last month, but now he’s down to three or four innings each time out
  • RHP Cale Coshow: 3 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 2 WP, 1 HB, 5/2 GB/FB — 22/12 K/BB in 23.2 innings as a pro

Short Season Staten Island Game Two (7-3 win over Aberdeen)

  • CF Michael O’Neill: 0-3, 2 K — obviously, he’s fine after leaving game one
  • DH Eric Jagielo: 0-3 — stuck in a 4-for-28 (.143) slump
  • RF Yeicok Calderon: 2-2, 2 R, 1 BB
  • RHP David Palladino: 4 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 4 K, 4/3 GB/FB — 25/14 K/BB in 24.2 innings for the 6-foot-9 right-hander

Rookie GCL Yanks1 (6-4 win over GCL Blue Jays)

  • SS Tyler Wade: 2-3, 1 R – .350/.485/.375 in 25 pro games
  • 2B Gosuke Katoh: 1-3, 1 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
  • DH Chris Breen: 2-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 3 RBI, 1 K — 12 hits in his last 39 at-bats (.309) with five doubles and two homers
  • LF Dustin Fowler: 0-3, 1 K — threw a runner out at second … first o-fer in four pro games
  • RF Austin Aune: 1-4, 1 R, 2 K
  • LHP Nestor Cortes: 2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 0 K, 1 WP, 1/4 GB/FB
  • LHP Jose Diaz: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 1 K, 1 WP, 0/1 GB/FB

Rookie GCL Yanks2 (6-1 loss to GCL Astros)

  • SS Abi Avelino: 1-4, 1 K, 1 SB
  • 3B Miguel Andujar: 0-4, 1 RBI, 2 K, 2 E (both throwing)
  • C Luis Torrens: 0-4, 2 K — suck in a 4-for-31 (.129) slump
  • LF Nathan Mikolas: 0-3, 1 BB, 2 K
  • 2B Thairo Estrada: 2-3, 1 2B, 1 3B — five hits in his last eight at-bats
  • RHP Dayton Dawe: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 1/0 GB/FB
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Monday Night Open Thread
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  • Rahul

    Want to know someone else who is slumping that would be Gary Sanchez his numbers don’t even deserve a promotion

    • Laz

      right.
      .256/.314/.429 doesn’t exactly blow anyone away.

  • Pseudoyanks

    Austin Aught got a knock ?!?

  • Mark

    Just waiting for the day to see the headline Judge makes debut.

  • Different Josh

    This Austin Aune business is absurd. Maybe he should just pull a Shaq Thompson and go back to football.

  • Different Josh

    Serious question though. Can they justify sending Aune to SI or Charleston next year? It’d be pretty damning if he has a third year in the GCL.

    • Laz

      It is really depressing how far he has fallen this year. He went from a pretty good hitting ss to a atrocious hitting rfer. I think there has to be something up, he is making Dante look super good.

      • Laz

        And I have a hard time seeing bringing him up a level. It is not even that he has mediocre numbers and bringing him up might be a nice challenge. He is simply awful, .393 ops after 80 ab, sure he can turn it around, but he can’t move up like this.

      • your mom

        This franchise can’t develop shit. They either get injured or don’t live up to expectations.

    • https://twitter.com/AngeloInNY Angelo

      The guy might not even be around by this time next year if this continues. I guess he’d be repeating the GCL…again. It’s pretty ridiculous and strange considering his moderate success last season.

  • BigBlueAL

    Even with this slump Jagielo still has an OBP around .400 right??

    • https://twitter.com/AngeloInNY Angelo

      If you’re asking, the answer is yes, yes he does. .409 with SI and .404 overall.

      • BigBlueAL

        Thanks. One thing this team needs is to get back to having high OBP guys regardless of their power. Dunno if Jagielo will develop power but if he can maintain his plate discipline and continue to get on base as he moves up that will be fine with me.

        • https://twitter.com/AngeloInNY Angelo

          He should have some pop in his bat. Hasn’t really showed up yet though. I’ll pay closer attention to him next year when he joins Low-A ball

        • Greg

          He hasn’t even had 100 PAs as a pro, so don’t read too far into it. Maybe it’s a fluke and maybe he’s not gearing himself that way at the moment, but if Jagielo has one thing, it’s power.

      • cooolbreeez

        it seems Jag is getting HBPs every game. If the pitchers’ control at that level is so poor it must make it difficult to adjust to and perhaps related to his good OBP low BA.

        • https://twitter.com/AngeloInNY Angelo

          Not quite. He’s been hit 3 times with SI and has a .278 BA…which is far from low. Practically .280. Still a super small sample size and we won’t know too much about Jagielo until he plays in a full season league.

  • http://deleted Richard Leo

    Dose Abi Avelino has plus speed?

    • https://twitter.com/AngeloInNY Angelo

      I haven’t seen anything suggesting that he has plus speed, but he’s been good at stealing bases thus far, even though it’s just the GCL.

      I remember reading something a while back saying that he was an average runner. Not sure how true that is though.

      Axisa might know?

  • Gonzo

    Thairo Time!

  • nycsportzfan

    At least now i know why Randy Ruiz hasen’t been promoted. Its the doubles total!!! J/k..lol Dude can certainly hit, thats for sure. God, it’d of been nice to have this kinda hot streak on the big club instead of wasting it in the minors.

  • Rober

    Lets get Wade and Katoh to Staten Island Please…

    The whole minor league is a disgrace,why not try to hire some personal from the more successful minor league systems.

  • nycsportzfan

    Looks like Refsnyder has it figured out again.

  • BigLoving

    Anyone know what happened to Rey Nunez?…..haven’t seen his name in a while

    • Different Josh

      He’s been playing for Charleston. He hasn’t had many big games in a while, and since he’s sort of a non prospect, Mike hasn’t been writing about him.

  • Shittyshittybangbang

    Adonis Garcia finally healthy ? I remember he being hurt. From what I’ve read, seems to have a shot at being a nice player. Anyone have the full ‘scoop’ on Adonis ?