Mark Montgomery (P, Tampa/Trenton):
Montgomery got his call up to Double-A in the middle of June and didn’t seem to bat an eye. He threw 11.1 innings in July and never gave up a run. He allowed three hits, four walks and struck out seventeen. This 11th round draft pick the Yankees signed in 2011 just seems to get better and better as he moves through the system. He has thrown eight innings for Trenton, so it is a very small sample size, but he has yet to issue a walk, has struck out thirteen batters and allowed just one hit.
Matt Snyder (1B, Staten Island):
Snyder started the short season hitting an abysmal .029/.209/.029 in June, but it may be safe to chalk that up to nerves or adjusting to professional ball, because he has pounded the New York-Penn League pitching in July. He hit .414/.485/.609 last month, quickly becoming a bright spot for the struggling Staten Island Yankees. He had two homers, a triple and nine doubles, racking up 23 RBIs. … Click here to read the rest