Yankees sign Clarke Schmidt,Kevin Pillar Womens Jersey Matt Sauer

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees got their top two 2017 Draft selections — right-handers Clarke Schmidt and Matt Sauer — under contract, the club announced on Saturday.

Schmidt, the Yankees’ first-round pick and the No. 16 selection Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale in the Draft, ranked second in the country with a 1.34 ERA in nine starts for the University of South Carolina this season.

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The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Schmidt was named to USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List for the second straight year, while striking out 70 batters in 60 1/3 innings and holding Kevin Pillar Womens Jersey opposing hitters to a .194 batting average. Schmidt reportedly signed for a bonus of $2,184,300, while the slot value for the No. 16 pick is $3,458,600 — though the terms of his deal have not yet been disclosed.

“Everyone always likes to give me the [comparison] to Zack Greinke,” Schmidt told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch on June 13. “He’s a strike-thrower, he’s a competitive guy. That’s something I pride myself on, competitiveness. I like to pitch with a chip on my shoulder.”

Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery also played at the University of South Carolina, and the two met during offseason workouts Josh Donaldson Womens Jersey at the campus.

Sauer was the Yankees’ second-round selection and the No. 54 overall selection Kevin Pillar Youth Jersey in the Draft. The 18-year-old went 9-1 with a 0.98 ERA and 142 strikeouts in 78 1/3 frames for Righetti High School in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2017.

Sauer also led his high school team on offense with a .427 batting Josh Donaldson Jersey average and 37 runs, and he drove in 24 more in 35 games en route to earning the 2017 PAC-8 League Most Valuable Player Award.

Sauer will earn a $2.5 million signing bonus from the Yankees, according to MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The suggested slot value for the No. 54 overall selection is slightly more than $1.2 million.

Oliver Macklin is a reporter for MLB.com based in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter at @OMacklinMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Yankees’ Luis Cessa Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale looks good against Rangers

NEW YORK — Yankees starter Luis Cessa looked dominant at times on Saturday Josh Donaldson Womens Jersey afternoon, but a few mistakes did him in during the team’s 8-1 loss to the Rangers at Yankee Stadium.

The big blow came in the fourth inning, when he left a slider over the middle of the plate and Carlos Gomez ripped it into the left-field seats.Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 20 Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays Alternate Royal Blue Jersey Cheap.

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“I thought he threw the ball pretty well for five innings,” manager Joe Girardi said. “He threw a spinner to Gomez and he hit it out, a slider that really didn’t do much. But he was pretty good.”Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 11 Kevin Pillar Toronto Blue Jays Alternate Royal Blue Jersey.

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Up to that point, the Rangers had scored only one run off Cessa. But the two-run homer proved too much for the Yankees’ struggling offense.

The bright spots for Cessa, though, could be a good sign for the Yankees
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Other than a first-inning run, Cessa kept the Rangers in check early on. He set a new career-high with eight strikeouts — six of which came in the first two innings. Opposing hitters swung and missed on 10 of his first 40 pitches.

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“I think it was a Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale good day for me,” Cessa said. “My breaking ball feels good and my fastball command feels good, too.”

With no further update on Sabathia’s injury status, Girardi said Cessa will make his next start as scheduled, which is set to come on Thursday against the White Sox.

Matthew Martell is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. This story was not subject to Kevin Pillar Jersey the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.Women’s Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson Majestic White Flex Base 40th Anniversary Patch Jersey.

Braves’ Austin Riley Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale perfect for Fire Frogs

Austin Riley’s perfect day at the plate helped lead Class A Advanced Florida to a 4-3 win over Fort Myers on Saturday.

The Braves’ No. 12 prospect put together his first two-homer game of the
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“I’m feeling good right now; I’ve been struggling a little bit,” Riley told MiLB.com. “It’s kind of like the struggling where you’re hitting the ball right at people, so it’s kind of frustrating not finding holes. I’m seeing the ball well, I think they’re just starting to fall through.”

Riley gave the Fire Frogs a two-run lead with a homer in the first inning and then homered again, his 11th of the season, in the third.

The 20-year-old drew a walk in the sixth and then finished Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale his day with a double in the seventh.

“That was money. I feel like I haven’t touched second in a while,” Riley said. “Just getting that third hit, it just felt really good. I needed it, for sure.”

Other top prospect performances from Saturday’s action:

No. 4 overall prospect J.P. Crawford (Phillies’ No. 1) put together his second three-hit game of the season for Triple-A Lehigh Valley as he went 3-for-5 with two doubles in the IronPigs’ 5-4 loss to Rochester.Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 11 Kevin Pillar Toronto Blue Jays Alternate Royal Blue Jersey.

 

No. 7 overall prospect Ozzie Albies (Braves’ No. 1) extended his hitting streak to six games with a 2-for-4 game for Triple-A Gwinnett. Albies hit his fifth homer in the contest and has hits in 10 of his past 11 games, including five multi-hit efforts.

 

No. 29 overall prospect Kyle Tucker (Astros’ No. 2) hit his fourth homer in six games for Double-A Corpus Christi. Tucker finished 3-for-5 and drove in three runs — one via his homer and two courtesy of an 8th-inning single.

 

No. 39 overall prospect (Yankees’ No. 4) Jorge Mateo extended his hitting streak to seven games for Class A Advanced Tampa. Mateo led off the game with a solo homer – his fourth of the season – and finished the day 2-for-4.
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No. 49 overall prospect Triston McKenzie (Indians’ No. 3) bounced back in a big way for Class A Advanced Lynchburg. After giving up seven runs in 1 2/3 innings in his last start, McKenzie gave up one run on eight hits over six innings. The 19-year-old didn’t issue a walk and struck out nine.

No. 66 overall prospect Mike Soroka’s (Braves’ No. 4) scoreless streak came to a close, but the 19-year-old still spun a gem for Double-A Mississippi. Soroka gave up an earned run in the sixth, his first in over 30 frames, and left the game after giving up one run on nine hits in six innings.

No. 90 overall prospect Casey Gillaspie (Rays’ No. 5) hit his seventh homer of the season as part of a 3-for-4 effort as Triple-A Durham routed Charlotte, 17-3. Gillaspie hit a two-run homer in the second, singled in the fourth and added a double in the fifth.

 

• Rangers’ No. 4 prospect Ronald Guzman hit his eighth homer of the season, a three-run blast in Triple-A Round Rock’s loss to Iowa. Guzman, who finished 2-for-4 with four RBIs, has homered in two consecutive games and three times in his past five.

 

• Twins’ No. 9 prospect Felix Jorge pitched his way out of trouble through seven innings, but Kevin Pillar Jersey it finally caught up to him in the eighth for Double-A Chattanooga. After pitching seven scoreless innings and giving up eight hits, a trio of hits resulted in two runs against Jorge in the eighth as he finished the game having given up two runs in eight innings. The 23-year-old was a tough luck loser, but the outing was a positive sign after he gave up five runs in his last start.Women’s Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson Majestic White Flex Base 40th Anniversary Patch Jersey.

• Mets’ No. 14 prospect Merandy Gonzalez spun a gem in his debut with Class A Advanced St. Lucie. Josh Donaldson Womens Jersey The righty threw 54 of his 82 pitches for strikes while giving up one run over six innings. Gonzalez was promoted to St. Lucie after posting a 1.55 ERA through 11 starts with Class A Columbia.

• Nationals prospects Blake Perkins (No. 14) and Jakson Reetz (No. 18) helped lead Class A Hagerstown to a 9-5 win over Greensboro as the duo combined Josh Donaldson Jersey to go 4-for-6 with three RBIs. Reetz drove in two runs with a homer in the first, while Perkins added an RBI single in the third.

• Orioles’ No. 17 prospect Cedric Mullins extended his hitting streak to nine and homered for the second time in as many contests for Double-A Bowie. Mullins boosted his average up to .321 with his second four-hit game of the season, finishing 4-for-5.

 

• Nationals’ No. 19 prospect Raudy Read put together a season-best four RBIs with a 2-for-4 game for Double-A Harrisburg. Read helped the Senators get off to a fast start with a two-run double in the first and lifted his club to a 6-5 lead with a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the ninth.

 

Indians’ No. 22 prospect Ryan Merritt was stuck with a no-decision despite putting together one of his best starts this season for Kevin Pillar Womens Jersey Triple-A Columbus. Merritt set a career high with 10 strikeouts as he gave up one run on three hits over eight innings.

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NEW YORK — Rangers rookie right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx held the Yankees to one run in seven innings and was backed by home runs from Carlos Gomez and Robinson Chirinos in an 8-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
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Aaron Judge’s 26th home run provided the only run for the Yankees, as starter Luis Cessa took the loss. Cessa allowed three runs in five innings while continuing to fill in for injured left-hander CC Sabathia. The Yankees, despite winning the series opener on Friday, have lost nine of their last 11 games.

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Bibens-Dirkx has been filling in for multiple injured starters on the Rangers’ staff, but has been making a case for a more permanent role. He is now 2-0 with a 3.80 ERA inJosh Donaldson Jersey For Sale four starts and 3-0 with a 3.68 ERA since being called up to the big leagues on May 7 for the first time in his 12-year professional career.

“I’m just enjoying this and trying to have fun,” Bibens-Dirkx said. “I got to pitch at Yankee Stadium and it was awesome. I had a good outing, that was awesome, too. I’m just enjoying every moment.”

The Rangers scored in the first, as Delino DeShields led off with a walk, stole second and scored on a single by Elvis Andrus. Gomez made it 3-0 in the fourth with his 10th home run and Chirinos added his 10th in the seventh. The Rangers — who broke the game open with four runs in the ninth, including a two-run Josh Donaldson Jersey double by Shin-Soo Choo — have won 11 of their last 17 games.
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The Yankees had only three baserunners reach second base, and those came on Judge’s homer and two Mason Williams stolen bases.

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Gomez stays hot: Gomez has been on a power surge since returning from the disabled list and continued it with a two-run home run in the fourth inning off of Cessa. Gomez has six home runs in eight games since being activated. Prior to being on the DL from May 15 to June 16, he had four home runs in his first 38 games. Gomez also manufactured a run in the ninth when he led off with a walk, stole second, went to third on Mike Napoli’s fly ball and scored on a wild pitch.

“He has been very impressive,” Rangers manager Jeff Banister said. “He is back to the mode of looking for the ball up and driving it. It has been very effective.”

Here comes the Judge: Judge got the Yankees on the board in the sixth with his shot. He leads the Majors in home runs and also has a 26-game on-base streak. He has eight home runs in his last 14 games.

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Judge’s home run was his 26th in 256 at-bats. That’s a rate of one home run per 9.8 at-bats, the highest in the American League among qualifying hitters. But Chirinos has 10 home runs in 95 at-bats. That’s not enough to be listed among the qualifiers,
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Adrian Beltre had a single and a double on Saturday, leaving him with 2,964 hits in his career. He is currently 32nd all-time, with Sam Rice next on the list at No. 31 with 2,985 hits. After that, it’s Roberto Clemente with an even 3,000 hits.

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Rangers: Right-hander Nick Martinez pitches against the Yankees at 1:05 p.m. CT on Sunday in the Bronx. Martinez is 2-1 with a 3.60 ERA in his last five starts and one relief appearance. He is 1-3 with a 5.27 ERA in five starts on the road.

Yankees: Righty Michael Pineda takes the mound against the Rangers at 2:05 p.m. ET at Yankee Stadium, following the Yankees’ Old Timers’ Day ceremony. Pineda is 0-3 with a 4.35 in five career starts against Texas.

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Matthew Martell is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York and covered the Yankees on Saturday.

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Yankees sign Clarke Schmidt, Josh Donaldson Womens Jersey Matt Sauer

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees got their top two 2017 Draft selections — right-handers Clarke Schmidt and Matt Sauer — under contract, the club announced on Saturday.Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 20 Josh Donaldson Toronto Blue Jays Alternate Royal Blue Jersey Cheap.

Schmidt, the Yankees’ first-round pick and the No. 16 selection Josh Donaldson Jersey For Sale in the Draft, ranked second in the country with a 1.34 ERA in nine starts for the University of South Carolina this season.

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The 6-foot-1, 200-pound Schmidt was named to USA Baseball’s Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List for the second straight year, while striking out 70 batters in 60 1/3 innings and holding Kevin Pillar Womens Jersey opposing hitters to a .194 batting average. Schmidt reportedly signed for a bonus of $2,184,300, while the slot value for the No. 16 pick is $3,458,600 — though the terms of his deal have not yet been disclosed.

“Everyone always likes to give me the [comparison] to Zack Greinke,” Schmidt told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch on June 13. “He’s a strike-thrower, he’s a competitive guy. That’s something I pride myself on, competitiveness. I like to pitch with a chip on my shoulder.”

Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery also played at the University of South Carolina, and the two met during offseason workout Josh Donaldson Womens Jersey s at the campus.

Sauer was the Yankees’ second-round selection and the No. 54 overall selection Kevin Pillar Youth Jersey in the Draft. The 18-year-old went 9-1 with a 0.98 ERA and 142 strikeouts in 78 1/3 frames for Righetti High School in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2017.

Sauer also led his high school team on offense with a .427 batting Josh Donaldson Jersey average and 37 runs, and he drove in 24 more in 35 games en route to earning the 2017 PAC-8 League Most Valuable Player Award.Men’s Majestic Flexbase Authentic 11 Kevin Pillar Toronto Blue Jays Alternate Royal Blue Jersey.

Sauer will earn a $2.5 million signing bonus from the Yankees, according to MLB.com’s Jim Callis. The suggested slot value for the No. 54 overall selection is slightly more than $1.2 million.

Oliver Macklin is a reporter for MLB.com based in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter at @OMacklinMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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If it feels like Double-A Mississippi’s Mike Soroka is doing something Russell Martin Jersey each time he takes the mound, it’s because he is.

That certainly was the case on Monday night, when the Braves’ No. 4 prospect scattered three hits over a career-high eight scoreless innings to lead Mississippi over Biloxi, 4-2. The 19-year-old righty struck out nine in the outing, throwing 66 of his 85 pitches for strikes, and generated another 13 outs via ground balls.

“Tonight was one of those rare nights where pretty much everything was working for me,” Soroka told MiLB.com. “[Catcher Kade Scivicque] and I did a really good job of working together again. I was throwing both off-speed pitches and both of my fastballs for strikes at will. So those are the kind of nights that you’ve got to capitalize on having your stuff and make sure you go out there and attack every hitter.”

Soroka, MLB Pipeline’s No. 67 overall prospect, has been remarkable for the M-Braves this season, despite bypassing the Class A Advanced level entirely after he spent all of 2016 with Class A Josh Donaldson Jersey Rome.

To go along with a 7-3 record in 11 starts, Soroka’s 1.02 WHIP and a 2.73 ERA rank fifth and 11th among hurlers in the Southern League, respectively. He’s posted 60 strikeouts against 15 walks in 52 2/3 innings, all the while holding opposing hitters to a .209 average.

The rest of the best performances from top prospects Monday

• No. 2 overall prospect Gleyber Torres (Yankees’ No. 1) belted a three-run, go-ahead home run to help power Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre past Rochester, 6-3. It was the sixth home run of the season and first as a member of the RailRiders for the 20-year-old shortstop, who finished 3-for-3 with four RBIs and a walk.

 

“Tonight, he got better pitches to hit, like the homer, which was a fastball up in the zone,” Scranton/Wilkes-Barre manager Al Pedrique told MiLB.com. “He’s still trying to feel comfortable at this level, and the pitchers have been throwing him a lot of breaking stuff and changeups out of the zone. But he saw that fastball and jumped on it. The ball really wasn’t carrying very well here today. You don’t see many leave the park in left-center like that, but as soon as he hit it, we knew it was gone Troy Tulowitzki Jersey.”

• No. 10 overall prospect Brendan Rodgers (Rockies’ No. 1) hit a two-run home run, his ninth of the season, to extend his hitting streak to 14 games for Class A Advanced Lancaster. During that stretch, the 20-year-old shortstop has improved his slash line from .356/.374/.594 to .390/.411/.686, and he’s now collected 62 hits in 37 games. On the mound for the JetHawks, right-hander Peter Lambert (No. 6) fired seven scoreless innings with six hits allowed and 10 strikeouts to record the win. It was his second 10-strikeout performance of the season.

 

• No. 20 overall prospect Nick Senzel (Reds’ No. 1) stayed hot for Class A Advanced Daytona as he went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, his fourth, and two runs scored. The 2016 No. 2 overall pick is hitting .304/.366/.467 on the season and leads the Florida State League with 21 doubles in 54 games.

• After fanning 10 batters in 16 innings across his three previous Joe Carter Jersey starts, No. 30 overall prospect Lucas Giolito (White Sox No. 4) recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts while tossing six innings of one-run ball in a no-decision for Triple-A Charlotte. The 22-year-old righty scattered five hits and walked two en route to throwing 101 pitches, 72 for strikes. He lowered his ERA to 4.95 with the performance, and he’s now punched out 53 in 52 innings overall.

 

• No. 59 overall prospect Luke Weaver (Cardinals’ No. 3) set a career high with 11 strikeouts in a lights-out performance for Triple-A Memphis. The 23-year-old righty tossed five scoreless frames, allowing two hits and one walk before departing after 81 pitches (51 strikes). He’s now 6-1 in eight starts totaling 44 innings, with a 1.84 ERA and a 49-to-7 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

 

• No. 81 overall prospect Stephen Gonsalves (Twins’ No. 2) struck out eight over five scoreless innings in his best start for Double-A Chattanooga. The 22-year-old lefty threw 57 of his 96 pitches for strikes in the Kevin Pillar Jersey outing, allowing two hits and three walks. He owns a 2.45 ERA and a 0.76 WHIP through four starts, with a 26-to-5 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a .167 opponents’ average in 22 innings.

A’s No. 17 prospect Renato Nunez connected on his 15th home run, a two-run shot that accounted for all of Triple-A Nashville’s offense in a loss against Omaha. He also hit a double before finishing 3-for-4, giving the 23-year-old a .261/.321/.564 batting line this season.

Mets No. 3 prospect Justin Dunn turned in his third straight scoreless outing for Class A Advanced St. Lucie, as he struck out a career-high seven batters while yielding five hits in five innings. The Custom Blue Jays Jersey 2016 first-rounder (No. 19 overall) has posted 11 blank frames in those outings, during which he’s lowered his ERA to 4.81 from 6.21.

• Reds No. 26 prospect Gavin LaValley went back-to-back with Senzel for Daytona, and then went deep once more in his next at-bat to finish 2-for-4 with three RBIs. The 21-year-old first baseman leads the Florida State League with 15 home runs. Second baseman Shed Long (No. 13) also Jose Bautista Jersey homered for the Tortugas, his second in as many games and fifth in his last 10. Overall, he’s hitting .311/.369/.538 with 11 homers — third most in the FSL — through 53 games.