Check out some of the top performances this week by New York Yankees prospects at all levels of the farm.
Phillip Diehl, RP, Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): Phillip fired two scoreless innings against the Bristol Pirates. He permitted just one hit while striking out five Pirate batters.
Angel Aguilar, SS, Staten Island Yankees (Single A Short Season) – Angel led Staten Island at the plate against the State College Spikes by going 2-5 with five RBI’s. He scored two runs, hit a double and went deep for his third home run of the season. All three of Aguilar’s RBI’s came with two outs in the inning.
Alexander Palma, LF, Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A) – Alexander went 3-4 at the plate, drove in a two-out RBI and scored two runs against the Greenville Drive.
Justus Sheffield, SP, Tampa Yankees (Single A Advanced): Justus improved to 2-0 as a member of the Tampa Yankees as he fired six scoreless innings against the Clearwater Threshers. He struck out three batters, permitted one walk and only three hits.
Donovan Solano, 2B, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): Donovan led Scranton to a 3-2 victory over the Norfolk Tides as he went 3 – 4 at the plate. He hit a home run, drove in two runs and scored a run.
Jonathan Holder, RP, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): Jonathan earned the win (2-0) while pitching two scoreless and hitless innings of baseball. He struck out three and induced two groundouts.
Sean Carley, RP, Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): Sean earned a hold in his dominant appearance against the Augusta GreenJackets. Carley allowed just one baserunner in two scoreless innings pitched. He walked none and struck out four.
J.P. Feyereisen, RP, Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The newly acquired Feyereisen struck out three batters, walked none, and allowed just one Akron Rubberduck to reach base on a single in two innings of work.
Jose Rosario, 3B, Trenton Thunder (Double-A): Rosario led the Thunder at the plate as he went 3-4 with two doubles and two RBI’s.
Chance Adams, SP, Trenton Thunder (Double-A): Chance continued his strong season on his first relief appearance of the 2016 campaign. He was forced into a piggy-back situation due to a rehab start from Bryan Mitchell. Adams responded by pitching four scoreless and hitless innings. He walked two and struck out seven. Chance was also able to induce three ground-outs to one fly-out.
Dermis Garcia, 3B, Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): Dermis went 3-4 with a walk, three RBI’s and two runs scored. Two of Garcia’s hits went for doubles.
Hobie Harris, RP, Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): Hobie earned his first save of 2016, as he pitched three innings of scoreless baseball. Harris allowed one hit and walked while striking out four. He generated soft contact and was able to keep the ball in the infield, as GreenJacket hitters grounded-out five times.
Nestor Cortes, SP, Tampa Yankees (Single A Advanced): Nestor pitched seven innings of brilliant baseball against the Brevard County Manatees. Cortes struck out nine and permitted just two hits. He was also able to earn a 4-2 ground-ball to fly-ball ratio. Cortes is now 4-1 on the season and lowered his ERA to a respectable 3.13.
Daris Vargas, SP, Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): Daris tossed six scoreless innings against the Greenville Drive. He struck out six, walked one and permitted just one hit.
Rashad Crawford, CF, Tampa Yankees (Single A Advanced): The newly acquired Crawford reached base four times in the contest. Rashad went 2-4 at the plate with a home run, run scored, two runs batted in and two walks. The home run was his first as a member of the Yankees organization.