Rumble Ponies, Patriots ride the Subway Series
Top Mets, Yankees prospects meet up in Eastern League semifinals
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. -- It’s been 23 years since the last Subway Series led to the ultimate trophy. While the next one may still be some time away as both the Mets and Yankees made moves toward the future this season, fans of both organizations had a chance to glimpse what
Sauer tallies Somerset's third '23 immaculate inning
Yankees' No. 25 prospect follows such frames by Gomez, Barclay
The word "immaculate" doesn't come into play a lot in baseball.
For an immaculate inning, a pitcher must be perfect to the utmost degree, fanning all three batters on three pitches each.
In MLB history, only 114 immaculate innings have been notched in recorded history, but at Double-A Somerset this
Remembering the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons
Original PA announcer John Davies reflects on Triple-A team's years as Philadelphia affiliate
MOOSIC, Pa. -- April 26, 1989 was an auspicious day for northeast Pennsylvania baseball fans, as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons played their first home game at Lackawanna County Multi-Purpose Stadium. This marked the return of Minor League Baseball to the region after a 35-year absence, and 11,000 fans packed the
Road to The Show™: Prospects' postseason push
Holliday, Salas among biggest names impacting playoff picture
Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.
While many clubs are battling for the final postseason spots, others have already booked their playoff tickets with
Ben's Biz lights up the Electric City
An illuminating evening with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
This is an excerpt from the latest edition of the Ben's Biz Beat Newsletter, bringing Minor League Baseball business and culture news to your inbox each and every Thursday. Check out the full newsletter HERE. Subscribe HERE.
Domínguez three times as good in Triple-A debut
No. 2 Yankees prospect delivers 3 hits and 3 RBIs for RailRiders
The Martian has landed in Triple-A, and his debut was out of this world.
Starting in center field and batting second, Jasson Dominguez went 3-for-6 with three RBIs and a run scored in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s 14-1 rout of Lehigh Valley at PNC Field.
Jasson Dominguez Named Eastern League Player of the Week
Dominguez went 13-for-28 (.464) with 8 RBI, 8 R, 2 HR, 5 2B
Bridgewater, New Jersey – Minor League Baseball has named Somerset Patriots OF Jasson Dominguez as their Double-A Eastern League Player of the Week for August 14 - 20.
Wells leaves wakeup call with 2 homers, 7 RBIs
No. 8 Yankees prospect delivers 4 dingers in 5 days for RailRiders
Austin Wells entered Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s latest five-game set with no home runs in his first 20 Triple-A games. He left with four, in just a quarter of the time.
The Yankees’ No. 8 prospect capped off a dominant series at the plate by delivering his first professional multihomer game and a
Yankees top pick Lombard Jr. doubles in debut
New York's No. 6 prospect reaches base three times in Florida Complex League
Yankees first-round pick George Lombard Jr. made his Minor League debut on Friday, collecting a double and a pair of walks for the Yankees' Rookie-level Florida Complex League affiliate in Tampa.
Lombard Jr., who is ranked by MLB.com as the Yankees' No. 6 prospect, hit second in the lineup and
Seigler switches things up as catcher, outfielder
Right-hander as backstop for Patriots changes to lefty in the field
Switch-hitter? Sure. Switch-pitcher? Rare, but not unprecedented. But switch-fielder? Meet Anthony Seigler, who appeared Wednesday night for Double-A Somerset as a left-handed-throwing left fielder and Thursday night as a right-handed-throwing catcher.
Seigler’s ambidextrous nature first gained notoriety when the Yankees selected him 23rd overall in the 2018 Draft out of
MiLB Player of the Week Spotlight: Thorpe
Sixth-ranked Yankees prospect made history in his latest outing
Drew Thorpe approaches each outing with one goal in mind: playing to his strengths. It's safe to say he's been flexing of late.
The right-hander was absolutely lights-out in his lone start last week for High-A Hudson Valley -- making history in the process -- en route to being named
The best of the Yankees' Minor League ballparks
Travel around the East Coast to get a full taste of New York's farm
The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some
Hardman gives early fireworks show with 3 homers
Double-A Somerset slugger claims Eastern League dinger lead
Not even the calendar flipping to July could stop Tyler Hardman.
It’s been a fruitful past two weeks for the 18th-ranked Yankees prospect. He slugged his first multihomer game of the season on June 17, notched another one on Wednesday and, three days later, left the yard three times in
Somerset Is Playoff Bound With First-Half Title Win
Patriots clinch Eastern League’s Northeast division crown for second consecutive season
Bridgewater, New Jersey – Friday afternoon brought forth rain showers to most of the northeast region, but the Patriots capped off a misty night at TD Bank Ballpark by celebrating in champagne showers after a 12-1 thrashing of New Hampshire to clinch the Eastern League’s Northeast division crown for a
Patriots lean heavily into Revolutionary history
Yankees affiliate will mix history with baseball on Revelry Night
Ever wonder how the Somerset Patriots got their name?
The Double-A Yankees affiliate hopes to teach fans some history while hosting New Hampshire for Revolutionary Revelry Night on Saturday.
Continuing a tradition that has gone on for more than a decade, the Patriots are combining forces with the Heritage Trail
Meet the 2023 Road to The Show Ambassadors
D-backs' Lawlar, Pirates' Johnson, Rockies' Veen, Yanks' Domínguez
The Nationwide Road to the Show™ Ambassadors series, which provides fans an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at four of the best prospects in Minor League Baseball, returns for a third season in 2023.
Renegades' Thorpe brings the heat in 12-K start
No. 6 Yankees prospect runs scoreless streak to 17 2/3 innings
Even with Anthony Volpe recently graduated, the Yankees’ farm system right now is known for its position player talent, with top-ranked prospect Jasson Domínguez headlining a crop whose five best-rated prospects per MLB Pipeline are exciting young hitters. But the system has some arms, too.
That’s becoming super obvious at
The Martian sends ball into orbit on 5-RBI night
Top-ranked Yanks prospect Domínguez has huge night for Somerset
Clear the launch pad, Jasson Domínguez has blasted off.
The No. 35 prospect in baseball per MLB Pipeline drilled an upper-deck home run and a double on Friday night, totaling five RBIs, a regular-season career high. Domínguez's big night led Double-A Somerset in the Patriots' 11-4 win over Hartford.
Their Patriot-ic duty? Hitting homers in same games
Domínguez, Wells both go yard for second time in three contests
The Yankees' top two prospects -- Jasson Domínguez and Austin Wells -- have flashed a lot of home run power this season for Double-A Somerset. Lately, they've been taking over games with their pop together.
Domínguez, New York's top-ranked prospect, has clubbed six in 31 games, while No. 2 Wells
Goose engages in fowl play in Hudson Valley
Yankees' High-A affiliate gets a surprise visitor in game's first frame
An out had not even been recorded in High-A Hudson Valley’s contest against Brooklyn on Thursday when the game took a turn for the wacky.
A goose found its way onto the field at Heritage Financial Park, evading both players and groundskeepers alike in a brief appearance that raised goosebumps
The Road to The Show™: 2022 Draft Picks
Holliday, Rocker, Hughes among early-season standouts
Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at how some 2022 Draft picks have fared in their first month of full-season action. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here.
It takes 18 pitches, but Chaparro gets his base
RailRiders infielder fouls off 12 in a row in final trip to the plate
There's patience, and then there's the seventh plate appearance by Andrés Chaparro on Sunday.
The Yankees' infield prospect worked the hot corner for the first game of Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre's doubleheader with Syracuse, then moved across the diamond for the second one. Chaparro collected three hits and three runs in the
Prospect Primer: American League East
Stars align for Rodriguez-Mead; future tense for Yanks/Sox rivalry
Some prospects are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. As the 2023 season approaches, MiLB.com goes through each MLB division to take a look at the most intriguing prospects.
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