The Farm Report: 8/28/12

Tampa lost to Dunedin 5-1 in Game 1:
The Blue Jays got their first run of the day on a RBI single by Marcus Knecht in the bottom of the second. Back-to-back doubles started the Dunedin rally in the third, aided by a throwing error on a pickoff attempt by Shane Greene and a wild pitch that allowed a run to score. Jon Talley drew a walk and a couple singles plated one more run, giving the Blue Jays a 4-0 lead. Dunedin got a little more insurance with a run in the bottom of the sixth, as the Yankees had to rally in the seventh. Tyler Austin got things started with a double to right. Kyle Roller singled, putting runners on the corners. Gary Sanchez hit into a double play, pushing Austin across the plate for the first Yankee run of the day. Unfortunately, Zach Wilson grounded out and the Yankees took the 5-1 loss. Austin went 2-3 with a run scored and two doubles.…

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The Farm Report: 8/27/12

The game was still tied after nine, giving the crowd some extra baseball. Both teams had opportunities to score, but neither capitalized as the game stretched on. Darnell McDonald started the thirteenth with a single to center. He moved to second on a sac bunt by Ramiro Pena. Russo doubled in McDonald and the Yankees took their first lead of the game. Chase Whitley came out to close the game and set down the IronPigs in order for the 5-4 win.

Fukudome went 2-4 with a run scored, a double, a RBI and three walks. Romine went 3-7 with a run scored, a homer and a RBI. Mustelier went 2-5 with a run scored, a RBI and two walks. Garner went 2-6 with a RBI. Nunez was the only Yankee to fail to pick up a hit, going 0-7. He did have a stolen base. Adam Warren went 6.2 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits, a walk and six Ks.…

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The Farm Report: 8/26/12

Trenton beat Akron 3-2:
Jesus Aguilar got Akron on the board in the third with a RBI double to left, plating Jordan Henry. A homer by Adam Abraham in the sixth gave the Aeros a 2-0 lead. Trenton finally responded in the top of the seventh, as Rob Segedin and Adonis Garcia both hit solo homers, tying the game 2-2. Jose Gil drew a walk to start the ninth and moved to third on a sac bunt that was followed by a throwing error. Garcia singled in Gil, giving Trenton the 3-2 lead, which they held onto for the win.

Garcia went 3-5 with a run scored, a double, a homer and two RBIs. Kevin Mahoney went 2-4 with a double. Segedin went 1-3 with a homer and a walk. Murphy had the Yankees one other hit, going 1-4 with a walk. Brett Marshall gave up two runs on five hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out nine.…

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The Farm Report: 8/25/12

Trenton lost to Akron 4-3:
Akron took the lead with a solo homer from Chun-Hsiu Chen in the second. Trenton jumped in front in the fourth. JR Murphy drew a walk and David Adams followed with a homer to left. The lead was short-lived, however, as Akron responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning. Adams hit a ground-rule double in the top of the sixth, scoring on a single by Addison Maruszak and tying the game 3-3. The Aeros wasted little time in retaking the lead for good, as Jesus Aguilar and Ryan Rohlinger both drew walks. Aguilar scored on a double by Michel Hernandez and Akron beat Trenton 4-3.

Adonis Garcia went 2-5 with a double. Adams went 2-4 with two runs scored, a double, a homer and two RBIs. Maruszak went 2-4 with a RBI. Shaeffer Hall went six and gave up four runs on five hits and four walks. Francisco Rondon threw two innings and gave up three hits, striking out two.…

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The Farm Report 8/24/12

Trenton beat Akron 6-1:
The Thunder got on the board in the top of the second as Luke Murton doubled and scored on a double play ball by Kevin Mahoney. JR Murphy and David Adams hit back-to-back doubles in the fourth, giving them a 2-0 edge, while Mikey O’Brien continued to stump the Akron bats . Adams and Zoilo Almonte both drew walks in the sixth, scoring on a triple by Murton. Mahoney started the seventh with a walk and Rob Segedin lined a double to center. Jose Gil knocked a sac fly to left, plating Mahoney. Murphy singled to left, scoring Segedin for a 6-0 lead. Jesus Aguilar homered in the bottom of the ninth, but that was the only run Akron could manage, as the Thunder went on to win 6-1.

Murton went 3-4 with a run scored, a double, a triple and two RBIs. Adams went 2-4 with a run scored, a double, a walk and a RBI.…

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The Farm Report: 8/23/12 – Betances placed on DL, Refsnyder has huge night

Trenton beat Akron 3-0:
The Thunder got on the board in the second, as Zoilo Almonte lead off with a double and Luke Murton followed with a walk. Addison Maruszak lined a single to right, plating Almonte. Kevin Mahoney hit into a double play, allowing Murton to score for the 2-0 lead. Trenton got an insurance run in the eighth, as Almonte hit a two-out single. Murton lined a single to center and Almonte scored on a wild pitch, giving the Thunder a 3-0 victory.

Almonte went 3-4 with two runs scored and a double. JR Murphy went 2-4. Murton went 1-3 with a run scored and a walk. Maruszak went 1-4 with a RBI. Vidal Nuno went six and allowed just four hits and a walk, striking out three. Mark Montgomery pitched two hitless innings, walking one and striking out three.

Tampa lost to Dunedin 9-5:
The Blue Jays scored first, with one run in the first. Tampa came back with a big bottom of the inning.…

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The Farm Report: 8/22/12

Trenton lost to Altoona 14-2:
The Curve completed the sweep of the Thunder in a big way today, as Gerrit Cole took the mound for Altoona. Trenton took an early lead as Adonis Garcia doubled and David Adams singled him in. Addison Maruszak singled in Adams for the 2-0 first inning lead. Altoona found their bats in the top of the fourth, however. Andrew Lambo drew a lead off walk and Matt Curry followed with a single. Both runners moved over on a sac bunt and Dellin Betances loaded the bases by hitting Charles Cutler with a pitch. A single by Quincy Latimore plated Altoona’s first run of the day. Another walk tied the game and Cutler gave the Curve a lead when Drew Maggi was hit by a pitch. A single by Ramon Cabrera was deflected by Betances, as Altoona brought in two more runs for a 5-2 lead. Cutler hit a two run double in the fifth and Latimore followed with a two-run homer for the 9-2 edge.…

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The Farm Report: 8/21/12

Trenton lost to Altoona 5-0:
The Curve scored the first run of the day on a single by Matt Curry in the first. JR Murphy doubled in the bottom of the inning, but Zoilo Almonte hit into a double play to end the inning. Curry came through for Altoona again in the third, hitting a two-run double for a 3-0 lead. Almonte and Luke Murton hit back-to-back singles in the fourth, but once again came up short. Walter Ibarra singled in the sixth, Adonis Garcia drew a walk and Almonte walked to load the bases, but Murton hit into a double play, once again leaving the Thunder empty handed. In the end, Trenton lost 5-0 to the Curve.

Trenton managed just five hits.  Murphy went 1-4 with a double. Almonte went 1-2 with a pair of walks. Ibarra went 1-2 with a walk. Brett Marshall went six and gave up four runs on nine hits, no walks and seven Ks. Francisco Rondon went 2.2 and allowed one run on two hits, a walks and five Ks.…

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