Musing after the four inning save

Pardon me if this makes little sense (and excuse the pity party), but I had one of those ten-and-a-half-hour-without-a-break-work-days.

To seal last night’s victory, Derek Lowe notched a four-inning save. The last time a Yankee pitcher did that was in 2009 when Alfredo Aceves did it against...

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The Farm Report: 8/13/12

Trenton lost to Reading 8-4:
The Thunder’s losing streak grew to six games, as Reading scored early and often. The Phillies got on the board with a sac fly from Miguel Abreu in the second. Jake Fox hit a two-run homer in the third, giving Reading a 3-0 lead and they added another run in the fourth. Trenton finally scored in the top of the fifth. Adonis Garcia singled and Jose Gil lined a double to left. A sac fly from Abraham Almonte brought Garcia home. David Adams doubled in Gil and Trenton had cut the Phillies’ lead in half. Reading got one run back in the bottom of the inning and Trenton tried to rally again in the sixth. Addison Maruszak singled and scored on a double by Garcia. Garcia moved to third on an error and scored on a wild pitch, making the score 5-4. Unfortunately, the Phillies plated three more runs and took an 8-4 win.

Garcia went 2-3 with two runs scored, a double, a RBI and a walk.…

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Swisher And Lowe Help The Yankees Win In Grand Style Over Rangers

Earlier today, all I saw were tweets from people saying how they expected tonight’s game to be a high scoring affair with Ryan Dempster starting for the Texas Rangers and David Phelps starting for the Yankees.

Well, they were half right.

The Rangers got the scoring started, picking up a run in the...

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