Minors Recap, 4/28

Scranton blanked by Lehigh Valley, 6-0

  • Eric Hacker, recently promoted to take Phil Hughes’ spot in the Scranton rotation, gave up 5 runs (all in one inning) on 5 hits in 6 innings, and struck out 2.
  • JB Cox gave up a run on 4 hits and a walk in 3 innings.
  • Shelley Duncan was 2 for 4.
  • Juan...
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Yanks Slash Ticket Prices

This from Pete Abe, here. Sit back down, fellow Bleacher Creatures, this doesn’t apply to us.  All you Grandstanders and upper deckers can stop reading as well.  If you have someone in a funny hat driving you to work, don’t have to work at all, or occasionally confuse dollar bills with something you use...

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Minor Notes: Jesus Montero Does More Stuff

Jesus Montero Hits Two More Out

Jesus Montero went 2 for 4 in Tampa’s early game today with two more home runs. He’s now at .371/.421/.614 on the season. At 19 years old, Montero’s start to the season has been fairly astonishing. Its always brightens up my day to think and write about Montero. He leads...

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What to Expect from Hughes Tonight

Here is a writeup from SWB Yankees beat writer Chad Jennings on Phil Hughes’ last start for Scranton.  It pretty much sums up exactly what I feel we should see tonight.  I’ll break it down by pitches below:

Fastball: Phil will be throwing a 90-93mph 4-seamer that is relatively straight but has good late life. ...

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