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Double-A Trenton hitting coach Julius Matos has been suspended indefinitely after an altercation with manager Tony Franklin. All the details are here. In happier news, Rob Lyerly was selected for the High-A Florida State League All-Star Game, the only Tampa Yankees to make the team. You can also vote for the Triple-A All-Stars now.
Triple-A Scranton (4-3 win over Toledo, walk-off style) they faced an old pal, who was rehabbing a foot injury
Austin Krum, CF & Kevin Russo, 2B: both 2 for 5 – Krum doubled and whiffed … Russo tripled and scored
Jesus Montero, DH: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 BB, 1 K – seven for his last 21 (.333) with a doubles, triple, and a homer
Jorge Vazquez, 1B: 2 for 4, 1 R, 1 BB, 1 K
Brandon Laird, 3B: 3 for 4, 1 R, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 1 BB – walk-off single
Jordan Parraz, RF & Gus Molina, C: both 0 for 3 – Parraz walked and whiffed … Gus drove in a run bit saw just three pitches in his first three at-bats
Dan Brewer, LF & Doug Bernier, SS: both 2 for 4 – Brewer doubled and struck out … Bernier drove in a run, whiffed, and committed a throwing error
David Phelps, RHP: 7.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 7-5 GB/FB – 75 of 111 pitches were strikes (67.6%) … retired a rehabbing big leaguer all three times he faced him, including a three-pitch strikeout
Eric Wordekemper, RHP: 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K – five of seven pitches were strikes … that’s his ninth strikeout of the year (23.1 IP)
Kevin Whelan, RHP: 1 IP, zeroes, 1-1 GB/FB – nine of 15 pitches were strikes (60%)