Yankees Farm Report: August 15, 2011

Recent notes:

  • Gary Sanchez was placed on the disabled list with some sort of hand injury and is likely out for the season.
  • Dellin Betances has been promoted from Double-A Trenton to Triple-A Scranton.
  • Ravel Santana broke his ankle in two places and tore some ligaments. He’s out until at least Spring Training of next year.
  • Josh Romanski was demoted from Double-A to High-A Tampa while Kei Igawa was activated from Trenton’s disabled list along with Ray Kruml.
  • Today’s Amateur Draft Signing Day so we’ll probably see a good amount of signings today. Daniel Camarena, 20th round pick, signed. I’m a big fan and here’s a very, very brief Keith Law scouting report. It was also reported that they are close to signing sixth rounder Jake Cave.

Triple-A

The Yankees had both of their games today rained out.

Double-A

The Thunder had a scheduled day off.

High-A

The Yankees had a scheduled day off.

Low-A

Hickory 4 – Charleston 1

Jose Toussen wet 2 for 4 and Ramon Flores, Kevin Mahoney, and Kyle Higashioka were all 1 for 4, Flores doubled, Mahoney scored a run, and Higashioka drove in a run. Eduardo Sosa and Anderson Feliz each turned in hitless performances. On the hill, Shane Greene turned in a solid performance hurling five scoreless innings while allowing five hits, three walked, and striking out six. He also got six grounders as opposed to only one fly ball. Tommy Kahnle didn’t have the same type of night allowing four runs (three earned) on three hits and two walks while striking out three. Kelving Perez turned in two hitless innings in relief while striking out four.

Short Season-A

The Yankees were off because of their All-Star Break and will not play again until Wednesday.

GCL

GCL Pirates 4 – GCL Yankees 3

Jose Rosario and Austin Jones each had two hits, Rosario tripled and drove in a run and Jones scored a run and Claudio Custodio, Dante Bichette, and Isaias Tejada each added a hit each, Custodio stole a base and scored a run, Bichette doubled and scored a run, and Tejada doubled and drove in a run. Matt Duran also had a nice day going 0 for 2 with two walks and a run driven in. On the bump, Mark Prior got the start and struck out three and walked one in hitless inning. Reynaldo Polanco followed with five innings of three run ball while allowing two hits and three walks while striking out two. Kenedy Agramonte then came on and tossed two perfect innings.

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