Yankees Farm Report: July 28, 2011

Today’s notes:

  • DeAngelo Mack has been activated for Double-A Trenton
  • The Yankees have reached an agreement with their 18th round draft pick Heyden Sharp and have signed their 7th rounder Bubba Jones.
  • The Rockies, Mariners, and Phillies all had scouts at Double-A Trenton’s game.

Triple-A

Scranton 6 – Buffalo 3

Brandon Laird and Jordan Parraz each had two hits, Laird doubled and scored twice and Parraz doubled twice, drove in a run, and scored thrice. Jorge Vazquez added a homer and Jesus Montero went 0 for 4 with a walk. On the mound, Greg Smith scattered nine hits over six innings while allowing three runs, issuing two walks, and striking out three. Buddy Carlyle followed with two perfect innings and Randy Flores nailed down the save with a perfect ninth in which he struck out two.

Double-A

Richmond 8 – Trenton 3

Dellin Betances was very good through the first five innings, but imploded in the sixth as he allowed three straight infield singles, a walk, and another single before being lifted. His final line was 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 3 K. Pat Venditte followed by striking out three in two innings, but Ryan Flannery let the game get out of reach allowing three runs in 1.2 innings. On offense, Austin Romine went 1 for 5 with a run batted in, Corban Joseph walked twice and scored twice, Melky Mesa went 2 for 4 with a run driven in and one scored. Rob Lyerly and Jose Pirela each added hits as well.

High-A

Tampa 12 – Fort Myers 2

David Adams went 3 for 5 with a double, a walk, and two runs scored, Kyle Roller went 2 for 5 with a homer and two run scored, and Kelvin Castro had three hits, stole a base, drove in three runs, and scored a run. Luke Murton also had a big game contributing a homer, two ribbies, and three runs scored. On the hill, Sean Black tossed six frames on two-run baseball while allowing six hits and stiking out four. Michael Solbach added a scoreless inning and Ronny Marte added two.

Low-A

Charleston 8 – Greenville 13

Anderson Feliz, Gary Sanchez, and Shane Brown all had two hits, Feliz dove in two runs and scored one, Sanchez doubled, tripled, drove in two runs, and scored two, and Brown walked. Eduardo Sosa walked and scored twice, Ramon Flores walked, drove in a run, and scored one, and Kevin Mahoney doubled, had a ribbie, and scored a run. On the bump, Scottie Allen was pretty bad allowing six runs on eight hits in 4.1 innings. Francisco Rondon wound up getting the loss in relief with1.2 innings of three-run ball followed by Kelvin Perez allowing three runs in an inning. Michael Recchia also gave up an unearned run in his lone inning of work.

Short Season-A

Staten Island 3 – Batavia 4

Mason Williams and Cito Culver each had a hit, Williams walked, stole a base, and scored two runs and Culver walked and drove in a run.Cody Grice also drove in a run as he went 2 for 4, but Reymond Nunez and Ben Gamel each went hitless. Evan DeLuca got the start and we saw his bad side yielding three runs on six hits and five walks while striking out five in 3.2 innings. Vidal Nuno followed with 1.1 scoreless innings and Matt Tracy got a bad luck loss, only giving up a run in three innings while striking out four.

GCL

GCL Blue Jays 3 – GCL Yankees 8

Matt Duran got his first start of his professional career and ran with it going 3 for 4 with a homer, four ribbies, and two runs scored. Ravel Santana also homered, Jose Valera doubled twice, drove in a run, and scored one, Isaias Tejada walked and scored a run, and Jose Rosario went hitless. Dan Brewer started his comeback from his hamstring injury and went 1 for 2 with two walks, a run driven in, and two runs scored as the designated hitter. Also, Justin James continues to hit well even with limited playing time as he went 2 for 2 with a double and a run scored.

Jeff Marquez, another guy rehabbing, hurled two scoreless innings, walked two, and struck out two. He was followed by yet another rehaber, Kanekoa Texeira who threw a perfect inning. Deward Cruz then came on allowed three runs in three innings to get the win. Cory Cowsert threw a perfect ninth and struck out two.

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