Yankees Promotion Decisions Looming as September Approaches

J.R. Murphy could have the biggest impact of all potential September call-ups (Photo: Trenton Thunder/Facebook.com)

With major league rosters set to expand to 40 players on Sunday and the Triple-A baseball season ending on Monday, one can expect to see some new (and some old) faces in the New York Yankees clubhouse by the conclusion of Labor Day weekend. Every year, teams add a couple of extra arms for their […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 29: Youk hits two, Mustelier hits one to walk off

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Tampa Bay Rays 6 — New York Yankees 7 [10 Innings]   Ronnier Mustelier walks off in today’s 7-6 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.   Adam Warren started today’s game and was hurt by an error by Kevin Youkilis. On a groundball by Jose Molina, Youkilis had a hard time moving […]

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: Ronnier Runs Wild in Scranton Win

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AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ronnier Mustelier’s three hit performance helped lead Scranton/Wilkes-Barre past Pawtucket on Sunday night by a score of 6-2. Playing DH today, Mustelier scored once and also drove a run home. Corban Joseph and Darnell McDonald also contributed multi-hit games, with Joseph having a pair of RBIs as well. The rest of Scranton’s […]

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: 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: Adams’ Two Home Runs Lead Thunder to Victory

David Adams hit two home runs to lead Trenton to a 9-4 win (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder Official Site)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz tossed another gem for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight with six innings of shutout ball as the Yankees defeated Gwinnett 3-2. Ortiz allowed six hits and struck out two, but did not factor into the decision. That honor went to Manny Delcarmen, who took the win after cleaning up Juan Cedeno’s seventh […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Murphy’s Bat Powers Tampa

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AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton couldn’t get going offensively, managing just four hits in a 4-2 loss to the Louisville Bats on Tuesday night. In fact, only Ronnier Mustelier was able to cobble together an extra-base hit. The offense struggled with runners in scoring position, going 0-for-7 on the evening and leaving seven on base. Adam […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Ortiz Phenomenal in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Victory

Ryan Pope started for Trenton and combined with three other pitchers to shut out the Harrisburg Senators (Photo Credit: The Times-Tribune)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz pitched another great game for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre today, earning his sixth win of the season. The veteran righty tossed 7.2 innings, allowing just two runs on four hits. Offensively, the Yankees jumped on the Syracuse Chiefs right away, as eight men hit in the first inning while they scored three […]

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, […]

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

Ryan Flannery turned in a clunker on Thursday for Trenton (Photo Credit: NorthJersey.com)

    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, […]

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: Tracy Terrific Again for Tampa

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  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell took the loss yesterday for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as the Yankees fell to Louisville 5-4. He struggled a bit with his command, allowing ten baserunners (six hits, four walks) through six innings of work. Mitchell also allowed all five Louisville runs. There was some good news on the mound though for the […]

Minors Wrap-Up: RiverDogs Run Rampant Over Hickory

Tyler Austin raised his average to .335 on the season with another big game

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Russell Branyan came out swinging for the Yankees and was responsible for bringing home half of their runs in a 12-8 victory over Durham. Overall, Branyan was 2-for-4 on the evening with two home runs and six RBI. However, the offense was not as a result of Branyan alone. Kevin Russo, […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Warren Pitches Shutout For Scranton

Adam Warren pitched a Complete Game Shutout last night for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Photo Credit: Tri-State Yanks)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton split a doubleheader yesterday with the Norfolk Tides, winning the first and losing the second in eleven innings. In the first game, Adam Warren pitched an absolute gem, tossing a complete (seven inning) game and allowing just five hits. Warren also struck out six as he earned his third win […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell Roughed Up in Charleston

Bryan Mitchell had his worst start of the season for Charleston tonight (Photo: NY Daily News)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton was slated to play two today, but wasn’t able to get the second game in due to rain. For the first game, they lost to Norfolk 4-3 in walk-off fashion in the 7th inning (yes, you read that right — in the minors, they play seven innings for doubleheaders). Ramon […]

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: Charleston Wins in Extras

Tyler Austin did it all tonight, including a steal of home (Photo Credit: Yankees Fans Unite)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 9, Columbus 6 Cole Garner blasted two home runs on the evening and and someone finally learned how to shut down Ronnier Mustelier as the Yankees deleted the Columbus Clippers on Monday Evening. Garner, hitting .169 on the season, showed the rare ability to put it in the seats with his second and third […]

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 […]