Yankees Farm Report: July 22, 2011Posted: July 23, 2011
- Penn League Report has scouting reports on Mason Williams, Cito Culver, and Brandon Pinder.
Doug Bernier doubled and drove in a run, Jordan Parraz scored a run, Luis Nunez drove in two, and Greg Golson went 2 for 4 with a stolen base. Kevin Russo also had a hit and Jesus Montero drew a walk. Adam Warren got the start, but he only went an inning and allowed a hit because they are starting to get him ready to start next Saturday in one of the double header games in the Bronx. George Kontos followed by allowing three runs in 3.1 innings. JC Romero got some work also and yielded an unearned run in 1.2 innings. Logan Kensing and Kevin Whelan the pitched next, Kensing allowed an unearned run in 1.1 innings and Whelan gave up a run in 1.2 innings.
Manny Banuelos had another tough start as he walked four in five innings while striking out three and allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits. Hoping he finds the command he had in Spring Training soon. Pat Venditte followed with three on-hit innings while striking out four. Rob Lyerly led the way offensively going 2 for 4 with a double a run batted in and Ray Kruml, Corban Joseph, and Melky Mesa each added hits, Joseph scored a run. Austin Romine and Zoilo Almonte both went hitless.
Abe Almonte and Luke Murton each had two hits, Almonte stole a base and scored thrice and Murton drove in a run. Ronnier Mustelier, Kyle Roller, and Rob Segedin each added a hit a piece, Mustelier doubled, walked, stole a base, and drove in two runs and Roller scored a run. Eric Chavez had another rehab game and went 1 for 4 with a double and a run scored and also played seven innings in the field. On the mound, Mikey O’Brien started and allowed two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out six, nice outing for him. Kramer Sneed allowed a hit in two innings while striking out two and Francisco Gil allowed four runs in the final two innings to blow the game.
Mike Ferraro went 3 for 3, doubled, and scored twice, Jose Toussen tripled and drove in two runs, and Shane Brown and Jose Mojica added hits as well. Ramon Flores, Gary Sanchez, and Anderson Feliz all went hitless, Sanchez drove in a run and Feliz walked and scored. Nathan Forer got the start and scattered seven hits over five innings while allowing three runs. Manny Barreda added two scoreless innings in relief.
Cito Culver and Angelo Gumbs each had a hit and each drove in a run while Reymond Nunez, Ben Gamel, and Zach Wilson each went hitless. Cody Grice and Ali Castillo each added two hits, Grice scored a run. On the bump, Evan DeLuca allowed one unearned run over five frames and struck out four. Fred Lewis followed with two hitless innings, but did walk three and Robert Paullus finished striking out four in two perfect innings.
Dante Bichette Jr. continued his hot streak going 3 for 3 with a triple, two ribbies, and a run scored and is now batting .405 in his last ten games. Yeicock Calderon and Ravel Santana each had three hits and homered and David Adams went 2 for 4 with a homer as well. Adams also played the entire game at second base. Justin James and Jose Rosario both added hits as well. Dawerd Cruz started this one, but only last 0.2 innings as he walked three and allowed three runs. Edwin Rodriguez then entered and cleaned up his mess only yielding two hits in 4.1 innings while striking out four. The rest of the bullpen held the Pirates scoreless over the next four innings.