Reading Phillies

Down On Farm: Minor League Baseball Report On Teams Of Interest To Connecticut

Yankees

A reason head-first slides are not a good idea: Top prospect Gleyber Torres has a torn ligament in his non-throwing elbow and will miss the remainder of the season. He injured himself sliding into home; the Yankees announced Monday he will undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders skipper Al Pedrique will manage the International League team in the Triple A All-Star Game in Tacoma, Wash., July 12. SWB reached the 40-win mark in fewer games than their 2016 Triple A champion predecessors. ... No. 6 prospect Justus Sheffield pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game Sunday as Double A Trenton blanked Erie 6-0...

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