Congratulations to Rob Refsnyder, who is the 13th rated 2014 prospect in the Eastern League, and also the 13th rated 2014 prospect in the International League, according to Baseball America. He is our only prospect to crack the International League top 20.The Yankees also have the eternal prospect, catcher Gary "I'm Not Jesus" Sanchez, who ranked 11th in the Eastern League.It's fashionable...
AKRON, OH - Jordan Smith's two-run triple highlighted a four-run first inning that led to Akron's win in Sunday afternoon's game between the RubberDucks and the Fisher Cats. The victory gave the RubberDucks back-to-back series wins on their six-game home stand this week.
Duke von Schamann was stellar in his start, as he allowed just two earned runs on four hits in seven innings...
The Affiliates showed some power today as they went 2-2.
HR Call: Johnny Giavotella (2), Brett Eibner (5), Melky Mesa (5), Edinson Rincon (1), Orlando Calixte (4), Cody Stubbs (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: P.J. Walters 6.0 IP 4 H 2 R BB 7 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Cody Stubbs 3-4 R 3B HR 5 RBI
Omaha Storm Chasers...
A big comeback in Lexington prevented the Affiliates from having a winless day.
HR Call: Melky Mesa (3, 4), Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Luis Rico 5.2 IP 1 H 0 R 0 BB 6 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado 3-5 4 R HR 3 RBI
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Offenses struggles all day for the Affiliates as they lost all 4 games.
HR Call: Melky Mesa (2), Michael Antonio (3), Elier Hernandez (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: J.C. Sulbaran 7.0 IP 3 H 2 R BB 5 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Michael Antonio 1-3 R HR 3 RBI BB
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A bad day for the Affiliates losing all 4 games.
HR Call: Francisco Pena (5), Melky Mesa (1), Justin Trapp (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Tim Collins IP 0 H 0 R 0 BB 2 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Francisco Pena 1-3 R H HR RBI BB
Omaha Storm Chasers 2 New Orleans Zephyrs 4
Zephyr home runs...