Yankees Farm Report: August 9, 2011

Today’s notes:

  • The Yankees signed their 25th round draft pick, Adam Smith.
  • Tyler Austin and Eric Wordekemper were taken off the disabled lists for Staten Island and Scranton, respectively.
  • Evan DeLuca, Mason Williams, Casey Stevenson, and Brandon Pinder were all names to NYPL All-Star Game.
  • Courtesy of Mike Ashmore, here is some video of a lot of players on the Staten Island Yankees including Mason Williams, Cito Culver, Reymond Nunez, Matt Tracy, and more.

Triple-A

Scranton 4 – Gwinnett 3

Adam Warren allowed three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out three in six frames. After that, Kevin Whelan hurled two scoreless and struck out two to get the win in extras. On offense, Jesus Montero went 1 for 3 with a homer, a walk, and two ribbies, Dan Brewer went 2 for 4 with a run scored, and Kevin Russo went 1 for 3 with a walk, a run scored, and one driven in. Brandon Laird and Jorge Vazquez each went hitless, but did each draw walks.

It’s after 12 am and the second game is still going on so I’m not gonna wait. Here’s the box score.

Double-A

Trenton 5 – Binghamton 6

Graham Stoneburner gave up five runs on eight hits and three walks while striking out five in 5.2 innings as the starter. In relief, struck out three and allowed a run in 1.1 innings and Cory Arbiso and Ryan Pope each tossed scoreless innings and combined to strike out three. On offense, Corban Joseph went 1 for 4 with a run scored, Rob Lyerly went 1 for 4 with a homer and three ribbies, and Melky Mesa went 1 for 3 with a double. Austin Krum and Zoilo Almonte each went hitless, Krum stole a base and drove in a run and Almonte drew a walk.

High-A

The Yankees were postponed due to rain and they will play two tomorrow.

Low-A

The Riverdogs had a scheduled day off.

Short Season-A

Staten Island 0 – Williamsport 1

Mason Williams went 1 for 4 with a double, Ben Gamel went 1 for 4, Reymond Nunez went 1 for 4 with a double, and Casey Stevenson went 2 for 3. Cito Culver, Cody Grice and Tyler Austin all went hitless, Austin worked a walk. On the hill, Bryan Mitchell struck out two and walked one and gave up a hit in six scoreless innings. Robert Paullus struck out two in two innings of work and Phil Whetherell allowed the winning run in the ninth.

GCL

GCL Yankees 3 – GCL Blue Jays 4

Ravel Santana and Claudio Custodio each went 3 for 4 with a double and a run scored, Santana stole a base and Custodio walked and stole two bases. Matt Duran had a big game also going 2 for 3 with a double, a homer, and two ribbies. Isaias Tejada, Dante Bichette, Austin Jones, and Justin James all went hitless, Bichette and Jones each struck out thrice. On the mound, Mark Prior continued his rehab striking out two and allowing a walk and a hit in an inning of work. Reynaldo Polanco followed with four runs allowed on four hits and four walks while striking out two in 3.1 innings and Mariel Checo struck out three in 1.2 innings of relief.

In the second game, the game got suspended in the bottom of the first due to rain with the Yankees down 1-0. Here’s the box score.

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