Less than one week left in the minor league regular season, so here’s another standings update. One affiliate has clinched a postseason spot, two others are in a race for a postseason spot, and the five others have been eliminated from postseason contention.
Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (10-2 loss to Syracuse) they are 79-55 and have already been eliminated in the division race … they’re one game back of the wild card spot and there are five teams within 1.5 games of that spot, so the race is tight … Scranton’s regular season ends next Monday, September 3rd
- SS Tyler Wade: 0-3, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 2 E (fielding, throwing)
- DH Gary Sanchez: 1-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 K — here’s video of the homer, his second in as many days … including his first rehab stint a few weeks ago, he has four homers in five games with Scranton
- 3B Gio Urshela: 2-4, 1 2B, 1 RBI — dude has been on fire for a good three weeks now
- 1B Mike Ford: 0-3, 1 K, 1 HBP
- RF Ryan McBroom: 0-3, 1 BB, 2 K
- RHP Adonis Rosa: 5.2 IP, 10 H, 9 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 2 HR, 1 WP, 8/7 GB/FB — 68 of 103 pitches were strikes (66%) … he’s in the rotation because RHP Chance Adams and LHP Justus Sheffield have moved to the bullpen the stretch run