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MELKY MESA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Railrider Report: Melky Mesa was on fire last night in Scranton: 5 Ks with runners on base

The line on Melky Bradley Jr. was always that he fans too much. Last night, the Mesa Melkman tallied five (5) Ks. That's beyond the Golden Sombrero. That's October in New York. That's King Kong Kingman.  Moreover, the good Quakers of Scranton waited all year for their Traveling Wilkes Barres to exit the New York State Thruway (they'd lost their punch ticket and didn...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Yanks beat Army 10-5 in final preseason tuneup

Brennan Boesch and Melky Mesa hit home runs and the New York Yankees closed their preseason with a 10-5 victory over Army on Saturday in the revival of an old tradition. The Yankees improved to 22-0 against the Black Knights in a series that dates to 1927, when Babe Ruth led Murderers Row to West Point. Before the game, the team took a tour of the campus, making stops at the Hall...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Melky Mesa & The Race For Left Field

Well, what do you know? There's another competition going on in Spring Training and it's much more interesting than the one between a couple of backstops. Thanks to Curtis Granderson's fractured right forearm,  ten outfielders are hoping to play left field for the first six weeks of the 2013 season:Melky MesaZoilo AlmonteMatt DiazTyler AustinAdonis GarciaSlade HeathcottRonnie...
Via Lady At The Bat
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game 7: Mesa hits a home run in Yankees loss

New York Yankees 6 — Houston Astros 7   Houston overcame a 5-run inning with a 6-run inning response in today’s 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros.   The Yankees were held off the board until the 6th inning. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte brought in the first run on a single with runners on the corners. Matt Diaz followed similarly with another run-scoring single. Melky Mesa put the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees pinch-runner misses third base and almost loses game in major league debut

In a 14-inning game that lasted nearly six hours, Joe Girardi put everything in the hands — more specifically the feet — of a rookie pinch-runner who, on what should have been a game-winning hit,  missed third base and almost cost the New York Yankees a win in the craziest game of the season. Melky Mesa's base-running fail almost cost the Yankees a game that could have...
Via The Other Paper
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Tex Out 10-14 With Calf Injury, Yanks Call Up Melky Mesa

Via Sliding Into Home
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Minors Wrap-Up: Mesa Blasts Yankees to Game Four

Melky Mesa’s walk-off home rune kept the Yankees’ season alive for at least one more day (Photo Credit: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees) AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees On the brink of elimination, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre fought back in the bottom of the 9th inning from two runs down, securing the win coming on a shot from Melky Mesa over the left field fence. Mesa, who had two...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Release Cust, Two Others; Promote Mesa

<a href="http://bronxpinstripes.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL2Jyb254cGluc3RyaXBlcy5jb20vbWlub3ItbGVhZ3Vlcy95YW5rZWVzLXJlbGVhc2UtY3VzdC10d28tb3RoZXJzLXByb21vdGUtbWVzYS9hdHRhY2htZW50L21lbGt5LW1lc2EtMy8=" rel=\"attachment wp-att-10133\">Melky Mesa (Photo Credit: Paul Hasdall) The Yankees made the decision...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Yankees Cut Cust, Kruml and Curtis, Promote Melky Mesa

From Marc Carig:Jack Cust headed a list of three players the Yankees released from their Triple-A roster Wednesday night. In 98 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Cust hit .249 though his 81 walks boosted his on-base percentage to .400. The Flemington native's 20 homers and 66 RBI were both team highs. ... Cust was released to make room on the Triple-A roster...
Via Sliding Into Home
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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