Buzz: Manny B. pitches well again

May, 8, 2012
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A recurring feature of the blog, Buzz will follow Manny Banuelos and Dellin Betances, as well as other top Yankee prospects, all season long.

Manny Banuelos had another good start, his second since returning from the DL. In his five innings, the big number was the zero walks.He has now walked none in his 8 2/3 since recovering from his back issue.

Banuelos' lack of control has been what has dimmed his still bright star a tiny bit. He is still a potential No. 1 or 2 starter.

Banuelos finished the game against Columbus, having given up just one run and four hits in his five innings. He struck out three.

Banuelos lost, 1-0.

Meanwhile, Brett Gardner went 2-for-3 and could be back on Wednesday or Thursday.
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
BA HR RBI R
.284 13 60 62
OTHER LEADERS
HRM. Teixeira 20
RBIJ. Ellsbury 60
RB. Gardner 77
OPSB. Gardner .781
WM. Tanaka 12
ERAH. Kuroda 3.94
SOM. Tanaka 135