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Melky Mesa (Photo Credit: Paul Hasdall)
The Yankees made the decision last night to release Jack Cust, Colin Curtis, and Ray Kruml from their Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The move came as a surprise, at least in regards to Cust, who could have been considered as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s best hitter this season. Cust, 33, was hitting .249 while leading the team with 20 home runs and 66 RBI. The release of Cust from Scranton makes way for outfield prospect Melky Mesa.
Mesa, 25, hit .277 with 14 home runs and 46 RBI through 88 games with Double-A Trenton this season. He tends to strike out a lot, but is one of the Yankees better defensive outfielders in the system. If he hits in the last month of the season with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, we could see him as a reserve in the Bronx in September.
Curtis and Kruml were both on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s disabled list.
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As website owners we obviously frown upon hacking, but if you’re going to break into...
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Does this guy know how to pick them or what?
What started out as supposedly an isolated hacking of the New York Yankees Facebook page quickly turned into a not so isolated hacking of multiple MLB team’s Facebook pages.
What you see above is what was done on the Yankees page and what you’re about to see is what was done to the pages of the Cubs, Marlins, Nationals, Padres, and White Sox.
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Friday August 3
Yankee Stadium – Bronx, New York
Moneyline: New York -250, Seattle +230
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