Yankees Farm Report: August 1, 2011

Recent notes:

  • Manny Banuelos has been promoted from Double-A Trenton to Triple-A Scranton.
  • Brad Halsey has been demoted from Trenton to High-A Tampa.
  • Vidal Nuno was promoted from Staten Island to Charleston.
  • The Yankees are going to release Randy Flores tomorrow on mutual terms.
  • Here’s some video of Staten Island’s Will Oliver from today, courtesy of Josh Norris.


Lehigh Valley 4 – Scranton 2

Jesus Montero went 1 for 4 with a run driven in and Kevin Russo and Mike Lamb each went 2 for 4 with a run scored. Austin Krum also added a hit while Brandon Laird and Jorge Vazquez each went hitless. Lance Pendleton went 5.1 innings while allowing two runs on four hits and two walks while striking out five. Kevin Whelan followed with 1.2 scoreless innings and Randy Flores gave up the game-winning homer in the eighth.

Lehigh Valley 1 – Scranton 4

Kevin Russo went 3 for 4 with two runs scored, Jordan Parraz went 1 for 2 with a walk and a run scored, and Jesus Montero went 1 for 3 with a double and a run driven in. Greg Golson, Jorge Vazquez, and Brandon Laird each added hits as well. George Kontos got the start and allowed only one run on three hits in five innings while striking out seven. JC Romero followed with two strikeouts in a scoreless frame, and Logan Kensing got the save with a perfect seventh.


The Thunder had a scheduled day off


Charlotte 7 – Tampa 4

David Adams went 3 for 5 with a run scored and one driven in, Cody Johnson went 2 for 4 with a double, two ribbies, and a walk, and Dan Brewer went 2 for 5 with a triple and a run scored in his first rehab game with Tampa. You would have to think that Adams has to get bumped up to Trenton at some point; he played the whole game second base tonight. Jeff Marquez got a rehab start and allowed two runs on three hits while striking out two in innings. Mikey O’Brien then came on to get his work in and struck out five in four scoreless innings while only allowing one hit. Preston Claiborne gave up three runs in 2.2 innings in relief later on.


Charleston 9 – Asheville 8

Gary Sanchez went 3 for 5 with a homer and three ribbies, Shane Brown went 2 for 5 with a run scored and one driven in, and Jose Mojica went 2 for 3 with a double, a run scored, one driven in, and a walk. Jose Toussen, Anderson Feliz, and Kevin Mahoney each added hits as well. Vidal Nuno got the start and scattered seven hits over four innings, but only allowed one run and struck out five. Michael Recchia allowed a run in two innings, Francisco Rondon allowed five runs in two innings and Mark Montgomery allowed a run in an inning of work. Bad job by the pen, huh?

Short Season-A

Jamestown 0 – Staten Island 5

Mason Williams went 3 for 4 with a stolen base and a run scored, Ben Game went 2 for 4 with a double and two runs driven in, and Angelo Gumbs and Reymond Nunez each went 2 for 4 with s double and a run scored. Cito Culver did go hitless, however. Will Oliver tossed five scoreless innings while allowing three hits, issuing one walk, and striking out three. Matt Tracy struck out two in two scoreless innings and Brandon Pinder hurled the last two innings without giving up a hit, but only struck out one.


GCL Yankees 4 – GCL Tigers 0

Dante Bichette led the way with two hits, a stolen base, and two ribbies, Isaias Tejada doubled, scored twice, and walked, and Jose Rosario went 1 for 3 with a stolen base and a run scored. Claudio Custodio and Matt Duran each went 0 for 3, Custodio walked and Duran drove in a run and Ravel Santana went 1 for 3 with a double and a stolen base. Evan Rutckyj rebounded from his few starts by tossing six four-hit, scoreless innings while striking out three and only walking one. Joel De La Cruz followed with 1.1 scoreless innings and Corey Maines finished things up with four strike outs in 1.2 innings.


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