BRADENTON, Fla. - The two A-ball teams were playing the Yankees' prospects today at Pirate City, with Max Kranick and Gavin Wallace on the mound. Lolo Sanchez almost crushed a home run, and missed it foul by a few feet. Oneil Cruz got some action at shortstop. Felipe Rivero tossed a scoreless inning, plus some bonus batters. Alex Manasa, last year's over-slot 11th round pick, went two innings.
I'll have an article tomorrow morning on Kranick and Wallace, discussing some things they're working on. For now, here are some videos from today's action.
First up is Max Kranick, who ran into a bit of trouble today, and didn't make it out of the third inning of work before hitting his pitch limit. Kranick was showing some good velocity earlier in the game, hitting 94 and sitting around 91-93 ...
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