Yankees Farm Report: August 7, 2011Posted: August 8, 2011
Jesus Montero, Jorge Vazquez, and Brandon Laird each had a hit, Montero scored a run, Vazquez doubled and drive in a run, and Laird homered and drove in two. Luis Nunez had a perfect day going 1 for 1 with two walks and a run scored and Chris Dickerson went 2 for 4 with a double and a stolen base. On the bump, Manny Banuelos struck out five and walked none while allowing two runs on seven hits in six innings. He has looked very good since joining Scranton so if he keeps it up, you will see him in pinstripes in September. Logan Kensing followed by allowing two runs to blow the save and then Kevin Whelan blew the game in the eighth.
Jordan Parraz, Doug Bernier, and Mike Lamb each had two hits, Parraz doubled, scored a run and Bernier walked, stole a base, drove in two runs, and scored once, and Lamb doubled and drove in the winning run. Chris Dickerson, Jorge Vazquez, Dan Brewer, and Gustavo Molina each notched hits as well. Lance Pendleton allowed two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out none in 3.2 innings. Andrew Brackman followed and had better command only walking one and striking out four in 2.2 innings of work. He did also hit two batters though.
Dellin Betances gave up two runs on six hits and one walk while striking out six in five innings. Pat Venditte then came on and allowed one run in two innings followed by a scoreless inning for Brad Halsey. Offensively, Corban Joseph and Rob Lyerly each went 1 for 4 with a double, Jose Pirela went 1 for 3 with a stolen base and a walk, and Melky Mesa and Zoilo Almonte each went hitless, Almonte did steal a base.
Kyle Roller went 3 for 4 with a run driven in and two scored, Luke Murton went 3 for 5 with a run scored and two driven in, and DeAngelo Mack went 4 for 5 with a double, a triple, a run scored, and three ribbies, including the game winning hit. Abe Almonte also had a big game going 2 for 4 with a triple and two runs scored and Cody Johnson went 1 for 4 with a run driven in. On the mound, Sean Black allowed six runs on seven hits in two innings. Mike Gipson followed with four strikeouts in four scoreless frames and Kramer Sneed came on after that to strike out four in two scoreless frames.
Jose Toussen, Gary Sanchez, and Anderson Feliz each had two hits, Toussen tripled, drove in two runs, and scored a run and Feliz scored a run. Garrison Lassiter went 2 for 4 with a double and a run scored, Shane Brown went 1 for 4 with a walk and a run driven in, and Kevin Mahoney went 1 for 4 with a walk. On the hill, Nathan Forer allowed five runs on eight hits while striking out none in three innings. Michael Recchia gave up two runs in three innings, Francisco Rondon tossed 1.1 scoreless innings, and Kelvin Perez pitched a scoreless inning.
Mason Williams went 1 for 3 with a walk and run scored, Ben Gamel went 2 for 4 with a stolen base and a run scored, and Cody Grice went 1 for 3 with a walk. Cito Culver went hitless, but did walk and drive in a run, and Zach Wilson, Reymond Nunez, and Casey Stevenson each notched hits as well. Evan DeLuca started this one and was pretty bad giving up three runs on five hits and four walks while striking out none. Zach Varce followed by giving up four runs in 2.2 innings.
The Yankees had a scheduled day off.