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Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Dallas Braden: Take Off My Shirt!

Mark Feinsand: OAKLAND – Robinson Cano broke out a “Get Off My Mound” T-shirt in the visiting trainer’s room before Monday night’s game, causing an eruption of laughter inside the Yankees’ clubhouse.

Let’s Make the All Star Game Better

A buddy of mine texted me yesterday. He’s a Tampa Bay Rays fan (yes they actually exist outside of Florida) and the All-Star rosters were already setting him off. His text: If Rivera is an All-Star,
Categories: General

Minors Report for 6/24/10 (Brandon Laird Has Huge Day; Austin Romine; Hector Noesi; Andrew Brackman & Zolio Almonte Promoted)

In promotion news, Andrew Brackman was promoted to Trenton & Zolio Almonte was promoted to Tampa. Almonte is a 21-year old center-fielder. This is quite the leap for the young man. On the opposite

Minors Report for 6/23/10 (Eduardo Nunez; Austin Romine; Graham Stoneburner)

Charleston was off tonight as they are on their All-Star Break. Scranton: Eduardo Nunez went 2-for-5 with two RBI but it wasn’t enough as Scranton fell, 7-6. Nunez is now hitting .317 on the season. A

Minors Report for 6/22/10 (Zach McAllister; Austin Romine; Dellin Betances; Sally League All-Stars)

Scranton: Zach McAllister pitched a solid game, but still took the loss as Scranton fell, 3-1. McAllister went seven innings, allowing three runs on five hits. He walked two, struck out one, and

Minors Report for 6/21/10 (Ivan Nova; Gary Sanchez; Brett Marshall; Manny Banuelos)

A light schedule overall down on the farm as Trenton & Charleston were off while Tampa was postponed; so some of the focus will turn to teams deep down in the farm. So deep down you can barely see

Minors Report for 6/20/10 (Brandon Laird; David Phelps)

Tampa had the day off. Scranton: One of those days where there isn’t too much to report on in Scranton. Jesus Montero went 0-for-4 as Scranton was able to pound out eight hits…but only one run. That

Minors Report for 6/19/10 (Jesus Montero; Brandon Laird; Austin Romine; Marcos Vechionacci)

Scranton: Wouldn’t it be nice if Jesus Montero is going on a bit of a power surge? Montero went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run, while Eduardo Nunez added two hits (including a double) and a run

Minors Report for 6/18/10 (Jesus Montero; Jonathan Albaladejo; Eduardo Nunez; Hector Noesi; George Kontos Returns)

Scranton: Does Jesus Montero think he is Brett Gardner all of a sudden? Montero went 3-for-4 tonight with a single, double, and a triple (his second in two games!) to help Scranton take a 4-1 victory.

Minors Report for 6/17/10 (Marcos Vechionacci; Shaeffer Hall)

Scranton: Jesus Montero actually legged out a triple tonight, but that was one of the three hits Scranton was able to muster as they got shutout, 2-0. The triple was Montero’s second of the season