RailRiders notes: Heller, Espinal, Frazier, homers

RailRiders notes: Heller, Espinal, Frazier, homers

Heller’s setback, Espinal’s injury, Frazier’s defense and homer, after homer, after homer — here are some notes from the RailRiders’ homestand. Heller hopeful for quick return Ben Heller would rather be pitching, but considering where he’s coming from, hearing he had...
Deivi’s debut

Deivi’s debut

Yankees 20-year-old pitching prospect Deivi Garcia made his Triple-A debut Monday, tossing five innings in the RailRiders’ game against Columbus, the top team in the International League that came into the game with a 31-13 record on the road. Garcia allowed one...
Wade, Didi team up for ‘extraordinary’ play

Wade, Didi team up for ‘extraordinary’ play

Didi Gregorius ranges up the middle to field a ground ball by Malquin Canelo in the third inning. Gregorius would spin and throw to first in time to get the Lehigh Valley leadoff hitter, but that wasn’t even the most impressive defensive play he was a part of...
Yankees prospect King suffers setback

Yankees prospect King suffers setback

When he first started his comeback from a spring training injury, Yankees pitching prospect Mike King was hoping for a May 1st-ish return to full-season ball. After a bit of a setback, it’s looking like he’ll be back after the all-star break....
Green takes step in right direction

Green takes step in right direction

Chad Green said Monday’s scoreless outing was a step in the right direction.  He faced seven batters and struck out five. The only other out was a grounder back to Green. Here’s his final strikeout, a 94-mph fastball on the inside corner against...