Why Is Berroa Still Here?

As Ben at RAB summarized so well, the Yankees are not using their full roster right now. Angel Berroa was virtually unused in the month of May. Jose Veras has allowed runs in the few appearances that Joe Girardi has bothered to give him. Brett Tomko hasn’t been much bet nor frequently used.

The result?...

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Minors Recap, 5/31

Scranton loses to Louisville, 7-5

  • Josh Towers took the loss, giving up 7 runs (6 earned) on 9 hits and no walks, while striking out 2.
  • Paul Bush, recently signed from Indy ball, struck out 5 in 3 1/3 innings while walking 1, a good debut.
  • Edwar Ramirez struck out 3 in 2 perfect innings.
  • Reegie Corona was 1...
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Recap: Yankees Fall To Indians In 9th

  • It was a strange game for Phil Hughes, as he was throwing plenty of strikes and gave up just a few hard hit balls, yet only lasted 5 innings while allowing 4 runs. The results were not great, but the process was fine, and on most days, Phil probably goes 6 and allows just 3...
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Minors Recap, 3/30

Scranton defeats Lousville, 9-1

  • Romulo Sanchez got the start, giving up a run on 3 hits and 2 walks in 2 1/3 innings, while striking out 2.
  • Anthony Claggett walked 2 in 3 hitless innings, and struck out 1.
  • Reegie Corona was 1 for 4.
  • Austin Jackson was 2 for 3 with a walk and 2 stolen bases, raising...
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Minor Notes: Starting Pitcher Optimism

I’m back from the great island of Jamaica, for now. I’m hoping to make it out to a Scranton game this weekend to get some pictures. If anyone is going to be there, let me know.

Ivan Nova Finally Consistent

Ivan Nova has been a bit of a headache for a few years now. He has always...

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