Interviews | Rob Segedin

Rob Segedin (Photo courtesy of Trenton Thunder)

Trenton Thunder third baseman Rob Segedin has been one of the Eastern League’s hottest hitters early in the 2013 season. After Monday’s victory, he has hit safely in seven of his last eight games, and has recorded multiple hits in each of his last four games. Segedin’s .333 batting average is second among Trenton regulars, and he […]

Yanks make more cuts in camp


According to the LoHud Yankees Blog, the Bombers have made some more cuts today, trimming their spring roster down in the first week of March. The players who will now go to the minor league camp are: Francisco Arcia C Tyler Austin OF Greg Bird 1B Cito Culver SS Kyle Higashioka C Gary Sanchez C […]’s Preseason Top 30 Prospects

Gary Sanchez has been named as's top preseason prospect (Photo Credit:

The baseball season is almost upon us, which means it is time for 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: Segedin Plays Hero for Trenton

Rob Segedin's triple tied the ELDS at one game apiece (Photo Credit: Mike Ashmore)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre fell to the brink of elimination after blowing a multi-run lead for the second straight night with a 3-2 loss to Pawtucket. Ramon Ortiz turned in a solid outing, allowing three runs (one earned) on six hits in 6.1 innings, but errors by Kevin Russo and Cole Garner would do damage […]

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: Marshall Wins the Battle of the Aces

Brett Marshall won tonight's pitcher's duel against Pirates SuperProspect Gerrit Cole (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees For Ronnier Mustelier, the hits keep coming since his return from the disabled list, as he picked up two more tonight.  That was the lone bright spot offensively, other than Chris Dickerson extended his hitting streak to eight games tonight with a two hit performance, though he also contributed three strikeouts towards […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tracy, Turley Dominant in Tampa

Nik Turley dominated Lakeland hitters on Monday (Photo Credit: Robert Pimpsner)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Chris Dickerson continued on his recent hot streak, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and a two-run home run on Monday, but it wasn’t enough to help the Yankees, who fell to the Gwinnett Braves 10-6. Dickerson, Corban Joseph, and Gustavo Molina were the three SWB Yankees to come away […]

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: Phelps Dominates in Trenton

David Phelps was lights out yesterday in Trenton (Photo Credit: David Schofield/Trenton Thunder).

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre is on their All-Star Break AA: Trenton Thunder I’m not even sure where to start with David Phelps’ performance. He took dominant to a new level yesterday, allowing just one hit and one walk in 6.2 innings pitched. He also had eleven strikeouts on the game! Even more impressive was that […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Murphy, Segedin Struggle in Trenton Debut

J.R. Murphy went 0-for-3 in his debut with Double-A Trenton (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes Barre topped Lehigh Valley on Wednesday 8-5 in an explosive fashion. Both Brandon Laird (6) and Russell Branyan (11) homered for the Yankees, providing half of the team’s runs with one swing of the bat. Corban Joseph, Cole Garner, and Gustavo Molina all contributed RBIs and at least two hits […]

Sanchez, Austin, Segedin Headline Minor League Promotions

Tyler Austin's breakout season has earned him a ticket to Tampa.

Some of the New York Yankees top organizational prospects took another big step towards the Major Leagues tonight, earning promotions to their next respective levels. For others, their dreams took a huge hit as they were slapped with demotions that some may never recover from. Three of my top five prospects from Memorial Day were […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell, Miller Chased Early

D.J. Mitchell got shelled in Louisville last night (Photo Credit: Adam and Daniel Parker on Flickr)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell lasted just two innings last night, getting torched for six runs on seven hits and three walks as the Yankees fell to Louisville 11-6. The loss dropped Mitchell to 5-4 on the season. Things didn’t get much better for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after Mitchell left, as both Mike O’Connor and Manny Delcarmen got […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances Walks Seven in Loss

Dellin Betances' season-long struggles continued last night (Photo Credit:

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees The way that Dellin Betances has pitched this season, he must truly be aiming to become the next “Wild Thing.” Betances showed no control again last night, allowing seven walks and throwing two wild pitches in just 4.2 innings. The rest of the line was decent enough – Betances gave up […]

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, […]

Segedin Starting in Center for FSL All-Star Game


A natural third baseman, Tampa outfielder Rob Segedin worked to make the conversion towards becoming a regular right fielder this past off-season. Tonight, he will learn another new position, this time on the fly as he starts in center field for the North Division in the Florida State League All-Star Game. He has never played […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Trenton Blows Five Run Lead in 9th

Ryan Flannery turned in a clunker on Thursday for Trenton (Photo Credit:

    AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Scranton/Wilkes-Barre got massacred on Thursday, losing to the Syracuse Chiefs by a score of 10-0. Adam Warren didn’t look very good in five innings of work, allowing ten baserunners and four runs. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Manny Delcarmen looked even worse. In just two-thirds of an inning, Delcarmen allowed five runs, […]

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 […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tampa Shut Out Against Daytona


AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz threw six shutout innings en route to his fifth win of the season as the Yankees defeated Louisville 3-1. Ortiz allowed just four hits on the night and struck out three hitters. Juan Cedeno would also record the last four outs for his third save of the season. Jack Cust […]