Mariano could get another Cy Young save

This might not come into play tonight, after Mariano Rivera threw 25 pitches against the Blue Jays and blew his first save in eight chances last night, but it’s a cool stat worth passing along nevertheless:

With 2005 Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon starting for the Yankees, Rivera has a chance to join Goose Gossage and John Franco as the only relievers in Major League history to record saves in games won by six different Cy Young Award winners, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

  • Rivera has saved games for Dwight Gooden, David Cone, Roger Clemens, Randy Johnson and CC Sabathia.
  • Gossage saved games for Ron Guidry, LaMarr Hoyt, Catfish Hunter, Sparky Lyle, Gaylord Perry and Rick Sutcliffe.
  • Franco saved games for John Denny, Gooden, Orel Hershiser, Bret Saberhagen, Tom Glavine and Frank Viola.

Elias also passes along this note about the Yankees offense:

The Yankees are the only Major League team that has not scored as many as four runs in an inning this season. The Yankees’ streak of 131 straight innings at the plate without scoring four or more runs is their longest to begin a season since 1966 (139 innings) and their longest streak at any point during one season since a stretch of 135 innings in May 2008.

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 4/20/2011
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SCRANTON/WB @ Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 7:05 PM
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Richmond (Giants) @ TRENTON 7:05 PM
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Dunedin (Blue Jays) @ TAMPA 7:00 PM
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Greenville (Red Sox) @ CHARLESTON 7:05 PM

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YANKEES MINOR LEAGUE SCOREBOARD 4/19/2011
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SCRANTON/WB 5 @ Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 2
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Richmond (Giants) 1 @ TRENTON 2 (10)
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TAMPA 0 @ Brevard County (Brewers) 7
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Greenville (Red Sox) 2 @ CHARLESTON 1
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TRIPLE-A SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE YANKEES (7-5, T-2nd North Division, -0.5) International League
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS: SWB – 5 LHV – 2 WP: D. Phelps (1-2) LP: V. Worley (1-2) SV: K. Whelan (5)
• RF Chris Dickerson (3-for-4) collected a game-high 3H including a pair of doubles…is 6-for-11 (.545) over his last three games.
• LF Justin Maxwell (1-for-4) hit a two-run HR in the top of the fourth inning, his third HR in his last four games.
• RHP David Phelps started and earned his first win of the season, striking out six batters and allowing 2ER on 3H in 6.1IP (1BB).
• RHP Kevin Whelan earned his league-leading fifth save of the season, throwing 1.0 perfect inning in relief (1K).
TONIGHT’S GAME: at Lehigh Valley IronPigs (PHI) 7:05 p.m. Starting pitcher: RHP Adam Warren (0-0, 5.06 ERA)
DOUBLE-A TRENTON THUNDER (6-6, 4th Eastern Division, -2.5) Eastern League
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS: TRE – 2 RICH – 1 (10 inn.) WP: B. Anderson (1-0) LP: O. Matos (1-1) SV: —
• C Austin Romine (3-for-4) collected a season-high 3H including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving Trenton their second straight victory and fourth in their last five games.
• LHP Manny Banuelos started and recorded a no-decision, allowing one unearned run on 2H in 4.0IP (2BB, 4K).
• LHP Naoka Okomoto and RHPs Tim Norton and Brian Anderson combined to hold Richmond scoreless, striking out five batters while allowing 4H over the final 6.0IP.
TONIGHT’S GAME: vs. Richmond Flying Squirrels (SF) 7:05 pm Starting pitcher: LHP Shaeffer Hall (0-1, 5.23 ERA)
CLASS-A TAMPA YANKEES (7-6, 4th North Division, -2.0) Florida State League
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS: BC – 7 BRE – 0 WP: N. Bucci (2-1) LP: J. Romanski (2-1) SV: —
• Tampa’s offense recorded just 4H as they were shut-out for the first time this season…Milwaukee Brewers RHP Zack Greinke made a rehab start for Brevard County, allowing 1H in 3.0IP (4K).
• SS Walter Ibarra (1-for-4) extended his hitting streak to 11 games with a bunt single in the fourth inning…has hit safely in every game he’s played in this season, hitting .366 (15-for-41) on the year with 5RBI.
• LHP Josh Romanski started and took the loss, allowing 1ER on 9H in 6.0IP (2K)…has allowed 1ER or less in each of his first three starts (17.0IP).
TONIGHT’S GAME: vs. Dunedin Blue Jays (TOR) 7:05 p.m. Starting pitcher: RHP Jose Ramirez (0-1, 4.50 ERA)
CLASS-A CHARLESTON RIVERDOGS (6-7, 4th South Division, -2.0) South Atlantic League
YESTERDAY’S RESULTS: GRE – 2 CHA – 1 WP: J. Rodriguez (1-1) LP: T. Kahnle (1-1) SV: T. Lockwood (2)
• RHP Thomas Kahnle allowed a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning as the RiverDogs fall to 1-4 against Greenville on the season…the right-hander worked 3.0 innings in relief, allowing 1ER on 2H while striking out five.
• RHP Michael O’Brien started and recorded a no-decision, allowing 1ER on 3H in 6.0IP (6K)…lowered his ERA to 2.16 after 3GS, while posting a 19-3 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
• 1B Ramon Flores (2-for-4) collected 2H for the RiverDogs, half of the team total on the night, to raise his average to .357 (15-for-42) on the season.
TONIGHT’S GAME: vs. Greenville Drive (BOS) 7:05 p.m. Starting pitcher: LHP Kramer Sneed (0-1, 4.15 ERA)

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