On Tuesday the Desert Dogs took on the Suprise Saguaros. Rob Segedin was in the DH spot for the day, and he was the only Yankees position prospect to get playing time on Tuesday. Segedin was 1-4 on the day with a walk and 2 strikeouts, dropping his average to .255. Dan Burawa took the mound in relief and pitched 1.2 innings. He had a very strong outing – allowing no hits, no walks, and no runs while striking out three. Burawa faced 5 batters and threw a total of 25 pitches, 17 of which (68%) were strikes.
On Wednesday the Desert Dogs were back in action against the Salt River Rafters. All three Yankees position prospects were in the game and hit back-to-back-to-back in the 3-5 spots. Left fielder Rob Segedin was 1-3 with a walk and a run scored. Third baseman Ronnier Mustelier was 2-5 with a double, a stolen base, 2 runs scored and an RBI. Second baseman Corban Joseph was 2-4 with a walk, 2 runs scored, and an RBI. On the mound Chase Whitley pitched 2.0 strong innings of relief, allowing just one hit, one walk, and no runs. Whitley faced 7 batters and threw a very economical 19 pitches, 11 of which (58%) were strikes.
The Desert Dogs Arizona Fall League finale will be this afternoon at 2:35 PM EST. David Phelps will get the start and look to continue the strong performances of his last three outings.