Found July 18, 2012 on
New York Yankees
Florida State Seminoles
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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 before leaving, while only striking out one hitter. Offensively, Corban Joseph had started everything off right in the first inning, scoring Chris Dickerson on an RBI double. Joseph and Jack Cust would both come around to score later in the inning on a pair of walks. That would be the extent of scoring for the Yankees, who went 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base.
AA: Trenton Thunder
Vidal Nuno turned in another great performance for the Thunder this afternoon, pitching six strong innings of one-run baseball. The ace of the Trenton pitching staff allowed just six hits while striking out five. He lowered his season ERA to 1.56 while earning his fifth victory. After Nuno, Craig Heyer and Francisco Rondon would combine for three shutout innings to secure the 7-1 victory over Binghamton. Offensively, it was the bottom of the lineup that got the job done for Trenton, as the sixth through ninth hitters in the lineup contributed all five of the team’s RBIs. Jose Gil was the only Thunder batter to produce multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs.
High-A: Tampa Yankees
Tampa’s offense exploded for ten runs this afternoon, allowing them to defeat the Jupiter Hammerheads 10-3. Kyle Roller led the Yankees in both RBI (3), hits (3), and had the team’s only home run – his 14th of the season. Zach Wilson, Mason Williams, Ramon Flores, and Gary Sanchez also contributed, knocking in at least one run a piece. On the mound, Jose Ramirez earned another win, allowing just two runs on four hits in five innings of work. The victory is his fourth of the season. Kramer Sneed had a good outing on the mound as well, allowing just one hit over the final 2 1/3 shutout innings. After the game, it was announced that super-reliever Mark Montgomery is headed to Trenton, leaving the Yankees to find a new closer for the remainder of the Florida State League season.
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From George A. King III:Joba Chamberlain is about to take the biggest step of his minor league rehab program and move closer to returning to the big leagues.
After throwing one inning for the Yankees’ team in the Gulf Coast League Tuesday, the plan calls for Chamberlain to pitch two frames for Single-A Tampa on Friday in Bradenton.
Chamberlain fanned two of the three Phillies’...
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Yankees infielders Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez had an adventure on the basepaths after Oakland A' left fielder Yoenis Cespedes dropped a line drive. Apparently YES broadcaster Ken Singleton is the...
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Brian Cashman's legacy trade victim was seen yesterday lounging on a steel re-enforced bench, after sprinting 11 feet." My arm feels great and I look forward to moving from tossing the beanbag to the baseball in a couple of months."Meanwhile, the certain Yankee "phenom-to-be" is concentrating on the physical aspects of the game.Glad he is one of us and not one of them.
Since 2009 Andruw Jones has hit 61 homeruns. Not very impressive. However, consider he is no longer a full-time player and that 30% of his hits have been of the round-trip variety, and suddenly that's not too shabby. Over the past 4 seasons, Jones has played for the Rangers, White Sox, and Yankees (all hitter's parks). He's collected 203 hits, while clubbing 61...
Darnell McDonald is a Yankee no longer. The former Red Sox outfielder, who was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees after the Sox let him go, has been designated for assignment once again. As a corresponding roster move, the team activated CC Sabathia off the disabled list. In four games with New York, he went hitless while striking out twice in his four plate appearances...
Brett Gardner's injury has still not been properly diagnosed. Until it is, and until he exits the Hospital For Special Surgery with a successful operation, he is not playing baseball again. He does not need more rest. He needs repair. I have been saying this since he went away. And you all know that. So take a deep breath, have a dozen manhattans, and forget about...
New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner once again experienced pain in his bummed right elbow after playing in a simulated game Sunday and his agent, Joe Bick, acknowledged the speedster may be shelved for the remainder of 2012. “We … Continue reading →
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Toronto Blue Jays 1 — New York Yankees 6
CC Sabathia returned from the disabled list...
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-0, rain-shortened victory Wednesday.
The game was called after a 58-minute rain delay before the Yankees could come to bat in the seventh.
Nick Swisher and Andruw Jones each had run-scoring hits in...
Reggie Jackson rejoined the New York Yankees for Thursday's series opener against the Athletics in Oakland. Jackson is a special adviser with the Yankees, but he recently took a leave of absence from the team after being quoted in Sports Illustrated that several players, including Kirby Puckett, Gary Carter, Bert Blyleven, Jim Rice, Don Sutton and Phil Niekro, shouldn'...
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees got one of their best players back from the disabled list just as the Toronto Blue Jays put one of theirs on the DL. CC Sabathia returned with one of his best outings of the season, pitching six innings of shutout ball in the Yankees' 6-1 win Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. While the Blue Jays absorbed their second straight loss to the AL...
OAKLAND -- Former A's outfielder and one-time fan favorite Nick Swisher might not be so beloved in Oakland anymore. After his ninth-inning home run Thursday cut the Athletics' lead to one and extended the New York Yankees' streak of games with three or more runs to 43 -- the second-longest stretch in the live-ball era -- the boos rained down from an announced crowd...
A.J. Griffin glanced into the visiting dugout and saw Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira among others. Oakland's rookie right-hander felt some nerves all right.
Then, Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning to give him a quick lead and Griffin shut down one of baseball's best lineups for five innings as the Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday...