Yankees Farm Report: August 8, 2011Posted: August 9, 2011
- JC Romero was released. I guess they didn’t see anything in him to make them think he was better than Boone Logan.
- Mark Newman says that Austin Romine could be back in about a week.
- Mason Williams and Gary Sanchez were each named Offensive Player of the Week for their respective leagues.
Chris Dickerson went 1 for 5 with a stolen base and a run scored, Mike Lamb went 3 for 4 with a run driven in, and Jordan Parraz went 1 for 3 with a walk. Greg Golson, Jorge Vazquez, and Doug Bernier each notched a hits as well while Jesus Montero went 0 for 5. On the mound, Greg Smith allowed three runs on four hits and five walks while striking out five in six innings. Josh Schmidt followed with three hitless innings while striking out two.
The Thunder had a scheduled day off.
Kyle Roller went 1 for 3 with a homer and two ribbies, David Adams went 0 for 2 with a walk, and Abe Almonte and DeAngelo Mack each collected hits as well. Jeff Marquez continued his rehab with four runs allowed on six hits and a walk and a strikeout in 3.1 innings. Mikey O’Brien then came out of the pen and struck out six and walked five in four scoreless innings. Ryan Flannery also threw a perfect inning in relief.
Jose Toussen went 2 for 2, Taylor Grote went 1 for 3 with a triple and two ribbies, and Kevin Mahoney went 2 for 4 with two ribbies and a run scored. Jose Mojica also added a hit, Anderson Feliz walked and scored a run, and Ramon Flores drew a walk. Gary Sanchez went hitless. On the bump, Manny Barreda tossed three scoreless innings, Tommy Kahnle allowed and unearned run and struck out six in three innings, and Aaron Dott struck out three in three scoreless innings.
Cito Culver went 3 for 4 with a stolen base and two runs scored, Ben Gamel went 1 for 4 with a double, a run driven in, and run scored, and Cody Grice went 2 for 4 with a run driven in. Zach Wilson also had a big game going 2 for 4 with a double, a homer, and two runs scored. Reymond Nunez and Casey Stevenson both added hits as well. Mason Williams went hitless. On the mound, Matt Tracy gave up four runs on six hits while striking out four and walking one in four innings. Caleb Cotham walked two, struck out one, and allowed two runs (one earned) in two inning and Zach Arneson allowed a run in his two innings of relief.
The Yankees game was postponed due to rain.