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July 2013 - Danny Espinosa at bat for the AAA Syracuse Chiefs. Espinosa was sent down last year after losing the starting 2B job to Anthony Rendon.
Espinosa has gotten his 2B job back, at least temporarily. With Ryan Zimmerman on the DL, Anthony Rendon is manning 3B, while Espinosa starts at 2B.
July 2012 - Pitcher Junichi Tazawa on the mound for the AAA Pawtucket Red Sox.
Now a member of the big club’s bullpen, Tazawa has a 0.00 ERA so far in this young season.
May 30, 2013 - David Hale on the mound for the AAA Gwinnett Braves.
He made the Atlanta Braves starting rotation this year.
Eduardo Michelle Núñez Méndez
April 29, 2010 - Shorstop Eduardo Nunez at bat for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
Nunez, once seen as Derek Jeter’s heir apparent, was designated for assignment by the Yankees yesterday. That likely marks the end of his time in pinstripes.
July 25, 2009 - Zach Stewart on the mound for the AAA Louisville Bats.
Stewart, traded multiple times since then, was traded again today. The White Sox sent him to the Braves for “cash considerations.”
After Medlen left a game yesterday with “forearm tightness,” the Braves are looking for pitching depth.
July 2013 - Danny Espinosa at bat for the AAA Syracuse Chiefs.
Espinosa is battling for a roster spot with the Nationals this spring.
Curtis Granderson and Paul Janish
May 13, 2013 - Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson slides back to second ahead of the throw to Braves shortstop Paul Janish.
Granderson, who was on rehab assignment with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at the time, is now a Met. Janish is competing for a utility spot with the Rockies this spring.
Yohan Carlos Flande
May 2013 - Yohan Flande on the mound for the AAA Gwinnett Braves.
Flande has signed with the Colorado Rockies organization this year.
September 17, 2009 - Infielder Elliot Johnson hoists the Governor’s Cup, the trophy for the team that wins the AAA International League championship.
Johnson was in the Rays organization back then, He’s since played for the Royals and Braves, getting the starting second baseman job in the postseason last year over Dan Uggla.
He hit a monster 2-run homer in a spring training game for the Indians today.
A porcupine names Quills is one of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ mascots.
The RailRiders are the Yankees’ AAA affiliate.