DotF: Hicks goes deep in latest minor league rehab game

Game 112: Runs, Plural
Offense breaks it open late in 11-5 win over Blue Jays

Triple-A Scranton (2-1 win over Gwinnett)

  • CF Mason Williams: 2-5, 1 SB — back-to-back two-hit games after a 3-for-21 (.143) slump
  • RF Jake Cave: 2-5, 2 K
  • 3B Miguel Andujar: 1-4, 1 R, 1 BB
  • 1B Tyler Austin: 1-3, 1 R, 1 BB — 5-for-19 (.263) during his six rehab games
  • LF Billy McKinney: 0-4, 1 K
  • RHP Luis Cessa: 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 2/0 GB/FB — 29 of 49 pitches were strikes (59.2%) … not sure why he was pulled so early … maybe they wanted to limit him to 50 pitches in case they need him to start for CC Sabathia on Sunday?
  • RHP Gio Gallegos: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 2/2 GB/FB — 22 of 35 pitches were strikes (63%)
  • RHP Ben Heller: 1 IP, zeroes, 3 K, 1 WP, 1/0 GB/FB — ten of 17 pitches were strikes (59%) … 66/17 K/BB in 47 innings down here this season

Double-A Trenton (5-4 loss to Hartford)

  • RF Jeff Hendrix: 3-5, 1 K — 5-for-10 in his last two games after going 4-for-22 (.182) in his first six games at this level
  • 2B Nick Solak: 1-5, 1 R
  • DH Aaron Hicks: 1-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 K — back-to-back games at DH on a rehab assignment? kinda weird, but whatever
  • 1B Ryan McBroom: 2-4, 1 R, 2 2B, 2 K — hitting .321/.357/.547 with three doubles and three homers in 14 games since the trade
  • SS Abi Avelino: 0-4, 1 K, 1 E (throwing)
  • CF Rashad Crawford: 0-3, 1 BB, 2 K, 1 SB
  • RHP Will Carter: 5.2 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 6/5 GB/FB — 52 of 71 pitches were strikes (73%), plus he picked a runner off first

High-A Tampa (2-1 win over Clearwater in 14 innings, walk-off style)

  • SS Hoy Jun Park: 1-6
  • RF Alex Palma: 1-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB
  • DH Estevan Florial: 1-4, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K — has a hit in all seven games since the promotion
  • CF Trey Amburgey: 1-5, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 BB
  • 2B Kyle Holder: 1-6, 1 RBI, 2 K — walk-off single
  • C Donny Sands: 0-4, 1 BB
  • RHP Brian Keller: 6 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, 3/0 GB/FB — 70 of 96 pitches were strikes (73%) … 137/25 K/BB in 126 innings for last year’s 39th rounder … he leads the system in strikeouts and innings
  • LHP Stephen Tarpley: 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 2 WP, 4/2 GB/FB — 25 of 37 pitches were strikes (68%) … 34/15 K/BB in 28.2 innings

Low-A Charleston (3-0 loss to Columbia)

  • CF Dom Thompson-Williams & RF Steven Sensley: both 0-4 — Sensley struck out twice
  • SS Oswaldo Cabrera: 0-3, 1 BB, 1 K
  • 3B Dermis Garcia: 0-2, 2 BB, 2 K — 16.1% walks and 29.4% strikeouts this year
  • RHP Nick Nelson: 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 1 WP, 4/3 GB/FB — 59 of 92 pitches were strikes (64%) … 87/36 K/BB in 81.2 innings for last year’s fourth rounder
  • RHP Austin DeCarr: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 1 WP, 3/3 GB/FB — 34 of 51 pitches were strikes (67%)

Short Season Staten Island (3-2 win over Williamsport in eleven innings, walk-off style)

  • SS Wilkerman Garcia: 0-1 — left the game in the third for an unknown reason … boy, if he’s hurt and misses time, this team will be a position player prospect wasteland
  • RF Timmy Robinson: 0-4, 1 R, 1 K
  • RHP Jio Orozco: 5 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 7/1 GB/FB — 53 of 90 pitches were strikes (59%) … 96/53 K/BB in 103.2 innings

Rookie Pulaski (2-1 win over Burlington)

  • CF Evan Alexander: 0-4, 2 K
  • C Saul Torres: 0-3, 1 BB, 1 K
  • DH Eric Wagaman: 0-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K –– in an 8-for-40 (.200) rut
  • RHP Deivi Garcia: 4.1 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 1 WP, 2/0 GB/FB — 47 of 76 pitches were strikes (62%) … 63/10 K/BB in 46.1 total innings for the 18-year-old

Rookie GCL Yanks East (5-1 win over GCL Blue Jays)

  • LF Canaan Smith: 1-4, 1 2B, 1 BB, 1 K — this year’s fourth rounder is hitting .237/.381/.339 with 18.4% walk and 22.4% strikeouts in 36 pro games
  • RF Jhon Moronta: 3-5, 1 R, 1 RBI
  • RHP Jonathan Loaisiga: 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 7/1 GB/FB
  • RHP Aaron McGarity: 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, 6/5 GB/FB — 27/2 K/BB in 20.2 innings for this year’s 15th rounder

Rookie GCL Yanks West (13-4 win over GCL Pirates)

  • LF Jordan Scott: 3-5, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB — homered against RHP Shane Baz, the 12th overall pick in this year’s draft … last year’s 14th rounder is now hitting .247/.366/.518 with six homers in 25 games, and four of the homers have come in his last six games
  • SS Oswald Peraza: 2-4, 2 R, 1 K, 2 HBP
  • C Gustavo Campero: 2-4, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K, 3 PB — 19-year-old 5-foot-6 catcher is hitting .295/.446/.564 with three homers, eight steals, 21 walks, and 17 strikeouts in 24 games
  • 1B Carlos Tatis: 2-4, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 E (throwing)
  • RF Juan De Leon: 2-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB — $2M bonus baby is hitting .258/.405/.393 with three homers in 26 games
  • 3B Miguel Flames: 1-4, 1 R, 2 K, 1 HBP
  • CF Jonathan Amundaray: 2-4, 2 R, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Nolan Martinez: 2.1 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 1/2 GB/FB
Game 112: Runs, Plural
Offense breaks it open late in 11-5 win over Blue Jays