BronxPinstripes.com’s Preseason Top 30 Prospects

Gary Sanchez has been named as BronxPinstripes.com's top preseason prospect (Photo Credit: MiLB.com)

The baseball season is almost upon us, which means it is time for BronxPinstripes.com to release its first edition of prospect rankings for the 2013 season. Our final rankings from last year, completed in August just days after the trade deadline, featured the same one-two punch at the top, but things have been greatly shaken […]

Minors Wrap-Up: David Adams Just Keeps Hitting

David Adams' hot bat seems to have finally proved ready for Triple-A (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder Official Site)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees John Maine got torched last night, allowing nine runs on as many hits and putting the Yankees in a hole from which they would never recover. With his latest bad performance, Maine’s ERA has jumped to 6.53 on the season. After Maine left, Lee Hyde and Kelvin Perez, both recent promotions from […]

Post-Deadline Prospect Rankings

Gary Sanchez has taken over as the top prospect in the Yankees organization.

With the July trade deadline having come and gone and the minor league seasons almost concluded, it’s time to sit down and reevaluate the farm system. It’s interesting to look at which prospects have seen their stock skyrocket (Tyler Austin) and which have seen their value plummet (Dellin Betances). The last time we looked at […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba Strikes Out Three, Gets Win for Trenton

Jobamania came to New Jersey in dominant form on Sunday (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre was shut out by the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday, falling 4-0 while being limited to just two hits by a combination of Billy Buckner, Mark Prior, Daniel Bard, and Chris Carpenter. Chris Dickerson recorded one of those for the Yankees, extending his hitting streak to six games. Dickerson is batting […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Nuno Lights Out Again For Trenton

Vidal Nuno had another superb outing for Trenton (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Nelson Figueroa turned in a “quality” start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight and left with the game tied before Chase Whitley surrendered three runs in the seventh and Preston Claiborne surrendered three in the eighth, causing Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to fall 9-3. Figueroa, who made it through six frames, had allowed  three runs on ten hits […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Segedin Has Game-Winning Hit in Trenton

Rob Segedin's 8th inning single gave Trenton a lead they would never relinquish (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s offense exploded on Monday night, turning in eighteen hits as they defeated Charlotte by a score of 14-2. Every Yankee in the lineup except catcher Gustavo Molina had at least one hit, with Jack Cust, Cole Garner, and Brandon Laird all homering on the evening. Kosuke Fukudome made his debut with […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Oliver Pitches Charleston to Win

William Oliver had one of his best performances of the season on Sunday (Photo Credit: Charleston RiverDogs Official Website).

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Newly-acquired Chris Schwinden started for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and promptly showed why he was on the scrap heap to begin with. Schwinden was tagged for four runs (three earned) on eight hits in just four innings of work, as he took his seventh AAA loss of the season. Chase Whitley and Juan Cedeno […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tracy K’s Five in Tampa Victory

Matt Tracy might be the best starting pitcher in the New York Yankees minor league system right now.

A quick note before we go any further: Today marked the Opening Day of short-season ball. I’ll do the best I can to keep up with it and include Staten Island in the wrap-ups (likely on nights where one or more of the other affiliates are off). However, I’m not going to try and cover […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Explodes for 19 Runs in Win

Jose Pirela hitting his third home run of the season on Saturday Night (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Russell Branyan hit his sixth home run of the season tonight in the 10th inning, breaking a 2-2 tie and giving the Yankees the victory. He reached base four times tonight, going 2-for-3 with a pair of walks and two RBI. Chris Dickerson (2-5, 2 2B, 2 R), Ronnier Mustelier (2-for-5, 2 2B, […]

Five Possible Upcoming Promotions in the System

Tyler Austin has lit up the South Atlantic League in the first half of the season for Charleston

Around the Florida State League and South Atlantic League All-Star breaks, many teams often look to move up some of the top players in their organizations to test them at the next level. For the Yankees, there are quite a few players in Charleston and Tampa who should be considered for moving up. Let’s take […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Robertson Gets Start in Rehab Appearance

David Robertson made his second rehab appearance today and is expected to re-join the Yankees on Friday (Photo Credit: tjperr/flickr)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees David Robertson got the start and pitches a perfect inning as the Yankees toppled Louisville 9-7. Making his second rehab appearance, Robertson needed just fourteen pitches to retire the three hitters he would face. Former big-leaguer Joey Gathright was Robertson’s lone strikeout victim. After Robertson left, John Maine and Nelson Figueroa […]

Tampa Nets Three All-Stars in Florida State League

Rob Segedin, J.R. Murphy, and Mark Montgomery will represent Tampa in the FSL All-Star Game (Photo Credit: Tampa Yankees)

The Tampa Yankees announced earlier today that Mark Montgomery, J.R. Murphy, and Rob Segedin were all named to the North Division’s All-Star team in the Florida State League. Here’s the press release from the team: TAMPA, FL. – The Florida State League announced today the league selection for the 2012 North and South All-Star Teams. […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Sanchez Explodes as Charleston Scores Thirteen

Gary Sanchez has been on a tear in his last few games (Photo Credit: Bleeding Yankee Blue)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees D.J. Mitchell looked good yesterday for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but not good enough to overcome a pure lack of offense as the Yankees fell 3-0. Mitchell allowed all three Toledo runs, though he allowed just five hits over six innings of work. He also struck out seven batters. Offensively, Brandon Laird and Kevin […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Offense Galore For Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Rob Segedin leads Tampa with 28 RBI on the season (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 8, Buffalo 7 Adam Warren looked pretty good on the mound tonight, but the story centered around the offense for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight. Specifically, the story centered on Steve Pearce and Jack Cust, who combined for three home runs and five runs scored. Ronnier Mustelier, who went 1-for-4, had three RBI on the night as […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Yankees Affiliates Play Role of Comeback Kids

Last night's Trenton Thunde Starting Pitcher, Adam Miller (Photo Credit: Mike Ashmore)

Buffalo 6, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Adam Warren took the loss in a rough outing last night where he lasted just 5.2 innings while allowing four runs on eight hits. He dropped to 2-3 on the season, and his ERA has now ballooned to 5.14. Of the four pitchers used by Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, only Manny Delcarmen manged to […]

Minors Wrap-up: Segedin Extends Hit Streak to Nine in Tampa Victory

Rob Segedin was able to extend his hitting streak to nine games (Photo Credit: Flickr - BeGreen90)

Columbus 4, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 1 Before the season, Ronnier Mustelier wasn’t even on the radar as a prospect. Now, at 27, the Cuban defector is arguably one of the best hitters on the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. He went 1-for-4 today, but supplied the Yankees with their only run - a two-out, 9th inning blast. Mustelier is now hitting […]