Pin Notes: Ryan to Rehab Phelps to Start for Pineda

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Today’s Pin Notes: Utility infielder Brendan Ryan will officially begin his rehab assignment Sunday with the High-A Tampa Yankees. Ryan has been working in extended spring training games since last Saturday. He will need about 50 at-bats and play in a few back-to-back games before he is activated. When asked about how long Ryan would […]

Minors recap: Trenton and Tampa come out on top

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Double-A: Trenton TRENTON 3, Richmond 0 WP: Tracy (1-1) LP: Bradley (0-1) S: Kahnle (1)   DH Rob Segedin 2-4 LF Neil Medchill 2-4 1B Kyle Roller 1-4, HR, 2 RBI SS Walter Ibarra 3-4, R, 2 SB (including home) C Kyle Higashioka 2-4 SP Matt Tracy 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 4 BB, […]

Minors Recap: Tampa Loses; Charleston wins in 11

High-A: Tampa Daytona 5, TAMPA 0 WP: Kirk (1-0) LP: Greene (0-1) SV: Wang (1)   LF Ben Gamel: 2-4 , 2B   SP Shane Greene: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 4 K RP Manuel Barreda 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K   Class […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Thunder Blast Four Home Runs in Victory

Neil Medchill led Trenton's offense on Thursday with a home run and 4 RBIs (

Triple-A: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Final Score: Pawtucket 8, SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE 4 WP: Wilson (1-0) LP: Miller (0-1) 3B David Adams         2-5, 2B, BB 2B Corban Joseph        2-5, R, BB 1B Dan Johnson          1-4, R, 2B CF Melky Mesa           1-6, RBI, 5 K RF Thomas Neal         0-4, RBI SP Vidal Nuno            4.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 […]

The 1st Annual Minor League Awards

Tyler Austin's performance at both Charleston and Tampa earned him the honor of's Minor League Player of the Year (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees)

As Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Trenton begin the playoffs tonight, it’s time to give out some post-season awards at each of the minor league levels which we covered throughout the season. There will be an overall award, as well as awards for members of each team. Player of the Year, Organization: Tyler Austin, OF, Charleston/Tampa/Trenton Tyler started […]

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 […]

Minor Adjustments

Tyler Austin headlines the list of those promoted through the system in the past few days (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

Every year on September 1st, Major League Baseball expands their rosters from 25 players to 40 players, pulling players mainly from their Triple-A affiliate. The result is some players realizing their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues, while also stripping potential playoff contending minor league teams of some of their key players. As a […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Clinches Division

Francisco Cervelli and Chris Dickerson celebrating as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees won their fifth division title in six seasons (Photo Credit: Chris Dickerson on Twitter)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees John Maine took the ball tonight for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and turned in a masterful performance which would lead them to clinch their fifth division title in the past six years. Maine, a mid-season addition for the Yankees, turned in seven shutout innings, allowing only three hits and a walk while striking out five […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Garcia Blasts Trenton into Playoffs

Two home runs from Adonis Garcia led the Thunder into the playoffs (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AA: Trenton Thunder Adonis Garcia led the Thunder offense with two of the team’s four home runs as they defeated the New Britain Rock Cats 7-4 on Tuesday night. David Adams and Addison Maruszak each had a home run as well. Garcia, Adams, Kevin Mahoney, and Jose Gil all had multiple hits on the evening. […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Mesa Blasts Game-Winning Home Run in 11th

The Melk-man delivers in the 11th inning with a game-winning home run (Photo Credit: SWB Yankees)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Melky Mesa led off the 11th inning with a blast to right-center field, giving the Yankees a 4-3 lead, and a few minutes later, a victory for the eighth straight time as they hit their longest winning streak since August of 2010. This comes after Buffalo had jumped out to an early […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances Bombed, August ERA Now 10.23

It may finally be time to concede that a second of the "Killer B's" has flamed out (Photo Credit: Howard Owens/

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees It took twelve innings, but Scranton/Wilkes-Barre finally knocked off Buffalo on Wednesday night by a score of 2-1 thanks mainly to Eduardo Nunez, who scored the eventual winning run. Nunez recorded his only hit of the day with a lead-off single in the 12th inning. After reaching base, Nunez would steal both […]

Minors Wrap-Up: FULL al-MONTE

Zoilo Almonte hit 2 homers Thurs. night

AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre: It was the other “Melk Man”, Melky Mesa who led the Yanks, going 2-for-3 with a homer, to a 5-4 victory over Pawtucket “Baby Red Sox” last night. Brandon Laird offered a double and a single. Baby Yanks scored 3 runs in the 7th, after Pawtucket went 1-2-3 in their half of the […]

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: Murphy’s Bat Powers Tampa


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 […]

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, […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tracy Terrific Again for Tampa


  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: Ronnier Mustelier Just Keeps Hitting


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 4, Toledo 1 Ronnier Mustelier hit far too well to remain at Double-A Trenton, and is experiencing more of the same success now for Scranton. That success was evident tonight as Mustelier went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run to lead the Yankees to victory. Colin Curtis also showed signs of life for the […]

Andy Pettitte To Start Monday Night For Class A Yankees


Andy Pettitte will be making his first start of the Extended Spring Training tomorrow night in Clearwater Fla., for the Class A Tampa Yankees. Pettitte, 39, will pitch in a Florida State League game against the Phillies Class A team the Clearwater Threshers. Game time is at 7 p.m. EST. Pettitte is pleased with his […]