Daily Archives: July 17, 2011

Minor Night-Cap 7/17/11

SWB L 7-6 F/11

BATTING
2B: Laird (21, Oliver), Lamb (5, Oliver), Tiffee (9, Oliver).
HR: Russo (3, 1st inning off Oliver, 0 on, 0 out), Lamb (2, 6th inning off Furbush, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Russo 4; Lamb 6; Tiffee 3; Laird 2; Parraz; Nunez, L; Krum 2.
RBI: Russo 2 (35), Lamb 3 (8), Tiffee (13).

Pitching

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Warren 5.1 6 4 3 1 6 0 3.29
Flores, R (H, 4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.74
Whelan (H, 1) 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.10
Carlyle (H, 4) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.02
Kensing (BS, 1) 2.0 1 1 1 0 3 1 1.93
Wordekemper (L, 3-1) 0.2 3 1 1 2 0 0 2.55

Trenton L 4-3

BATTING
2B: Mesa (15, Rosenberg).
TB: Kruml; Romine; Lyerly; Mesa 2; Almonte, Z 2; Sublett; Maruszak 2.
RBI: Sublett (13), Maruszak (24), Pirela (33).

Pitching

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Banuelos (L, 3-4) 5.0 5 3 3 5 6 0 3.64
Whitley 3.0 4 1 0 0 3 0 4.05
Pope 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00

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The Ubaldo-Yankees Rumors Begin

THE UBALDO-YANKEES RUMORS BEGIN

The Yankees have been watching Ubaldo Jimenez closely. They had a scout at his last start (which was very good). And according to SI.com’s Jon Heyman, the Rockies and Yankees are a good match to make such a blockbuster trade. Heyman notes that the Rockies like Montero quite a lot, as a first baseman. They also like top prospects: Dellin Betances and Manny Banuelos…and who wouldn’t? However, Jon Heyman emphasizes that the Yankees do not want to include Betances, Banuelos, and Nova. Bull****. The Yankees made a huge mistake last year by not including Eduardo Nunez in a deal for Cliff Lee.

They’d be stupid if they didn’t learn from that mistake, of holding onto prospects so much. I mean, if the Rockies are willing to trade Ubaldo for a package of: Jesus Montero, Ivan Nova, and another 1 or 2 mid-level prospects, that’s a deal.

They do have Austin Romine on his way (who is a defensive stud), and I believe they could get away with trading Montero.

I’m going to go out on a limb and give Brian Cashman a pretty good plan. Here it is: Trade for Ubaldo Jimenez to boost the rotation with a strong #2 starter for this year and years to come, while giving up Jesus Montero, Ivan Nova, and 2 mid-low level prospects. Then, with Montero gone, there could be complaints that the future Yankees offense will be diminished. Well, as I mentioned in an article a few days ago, Prince Fielder is a free agent after this season. Enough said. What do you think about that?

NYY @ TOR – 7/17/11

Lineup:

Brett Gardner LF
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira DH
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Jorge Posada 1B
Russell Martin C
Eduardo Nunez SS
Ramiro Pena 3B

Pitchers:

Phil Hughes (0-2, 10.57) vs. Carlos Villanueva (5-1, 2.99)

Enjoy the game.

Some Yankee News

Rafael Soriano (elbow) completed a successful bullpen session Saturday and has been cleared to begin a rehab assignment with High-A Tampa.

It’s possible he could pitch for Tampa on Tuesday and Wednesday before being activated from the DL, but the Yankees might decide he needs more time than that. Soriano has been on the shelf since mid-May with his elbow problems.

Yankees recalled OF Chris Dickerson from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Dickerson has batted .300 (6-for-20) across his multiple stints with the Yankees this season and sports a .226/.344/.316 batting line at Triple-A. He’ll provide some depth in the outfield.

Yankees optioned OF Greg Golson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Golson appeared in one game for the Bombers and didn’t get an at-bat. He’ll return to a .295/.350/.432 batting line at Triple-A.

C.C. Stops Yanks’ 2 Game Losing Streak, for his 14th Win

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   R H E
NYY
0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   4 10 1
TOR
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 2
W: Sabathia (14-4)
L: Romero (7-9)
SV: Rivera (23)
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 5 0 2 1 0 1 3 .268
Granderson, DH 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .268
Teixeira, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .240
Cano, 2B 4 0 1 0 1 2 3 .296
Swisher, RF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .252
Jones, An, LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .213
Golson, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Gardner, CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 .279
Nunez, E, 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 .271
Cervelli, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .205
Totals 36 4 10 3 3 8 20 .258
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia(W, 14-4) 8.0 3 1 1 3 8 0 2.64
Rivera, Ma(S, 23) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.80
Totals 9.0 5 1 1 3 10 0 3.53

Game Review from MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez:

TORONTO — CC Sabathia has pitched in far bigger games and has fared better in them. So when asked about the pressures he faced heading into Saturday’s start, the cool-under-pressure left-hander gave a wry smile and the right response.

“It’s still July,” Sabathia said.

Oh, but it wasn’t just that.

The American League East-rival Blue Jays had just won five straight and had scored a combined 23 runs while beating the Yankees in their first two games of the second half. New York manager Joe Girardi needed Sabathia to pitch deep into the game, cool off a hot-hitting lineup and get his club back on track.

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