On Friday night, the New York Yankees and their affiliates went 4-4 in the eight games that were played. There was a walk-off in Trenton, the big league club picked up a big win in the start of a big three-game series, and a Tampa outfielder had his first home run with the team. Meanwhile, two affiliates (Charleston and Pulaski) ended up being shut out. Check out who were the key players and more in our Pinstriped Performances.
New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (53-26) began their series against the Boston Red Sox with an 8-1 victory.
- Miguel Andujar went 3-for-4 and hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth (12).
- Greg Bird was 2-for-4 with a pair of solo home runs (4,5).
- Aaron Judge (1-for-4) hit a two-run home run in the seventh (21).
- Gleyber Torres was 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI (39).
- C.C Sabathia (5-3) had a good start against Boston. He went seven innings, gave up a run on six hits, struck out five, and walked one on 97 pitches (62 strikes) in the win.
- Chad Green struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 eighth and Chasen Shreve struck out two batters in a perfect ninth inning.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders got their record back to .500 with a 7-4 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox.
- Rey Navarro (1-for-3, walk) hit a two-run home run in the fifth (3).
- Zack Zehner went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
- Tyler Wade was 2-for-3 with a pair of walks.
- Wilkin Castillo got the scoring started with a two-run single in the second (2,3).
- Chance Adams (3-3) got his record to .500 with the win on Friday. In five innings of work, he gave up a run on five hits, struck out five, and walked two on 90 pitches (60 strikes).
- Cale Coshow struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 ninth as he got his third save of the year.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (45-34) began their series against the New Hampshire Fishercats with a 7-6 win in ten innings.
- Trey Amburgey went 1-for-5 and hit an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth (43).
- Mandy Alvarez (1-for-5) won the game with a walk-off single in the tenth (27).
- Dillon Tate ended up getting a no-decision. He went six innings, gave up four runs on five hits, struck out five, and walked one on 93 pitches (57 strikes).
- David Sosebee (1-1) got the win in relief. He allowed a hit, walked three batters, and struck out two in two scoreless innings.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (39-39) were blown out by the Charlotte Stone Crabs, 10-4.
- Isiah Gilliam went 1-for-4 and he drove in two runs via a double in the first (44,45).
- Donny Sands (1-for-4) drove in his first run with the Tarpons on a base hit in the third.
- Kyle Holder had a multi-hit game in the loss (2-for-5).
- Nick Green (5-3) ended up getting the loss in this game. He went five innings, gave up six runs on eight hits, struck out six, and walked two on 91 pitches (58 strikes).
- Phillip Diehl came in after Green. He allowed a hit, walked a batter, and struck out four in two scoreless innings.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (38-37) were on the wrong end of a pitchers duel as they lost 1-0 to the Rome Braves.
- Oswaldo Cabrera went 2-for-3 with a walk.
- Mitchell Hansen went 2-for-4 in his first game with the Riverdogs.
- Braden Bristo (0-4) took the loss in relief. He allowed a run on three hits, struck out six, and walked one over the course of two innings.
- Anderson Severino gave up a hit and struck out a batter in the final 1.1 innings of the game.
Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (4-10) lost their game against the Connecticut Tigers, 5-4.
- Eduardo Torrealba went 2-for-5 with an RBI double in the seventh (4).
- Ryan Lidge was 2-for-3 with two doubles and he drove in a run on a sacrifice fly in the ninth (6).
- Eric Wagaman was 2-for-4 with a double and a triple.
- Matt Sauer (0-1) went five innings, gave up three runs on four hits, struck out five, and walked three on 81 pitches (54 strikes) in the loss.
- Daniel Alvarez allowed two hits and struck out three batters in a scoreless eighth.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (3-7) were held to four hits in a 2-0 loss to the Burlington Royals.
- Jordan Scott went 1-for-2 and walked twice.
- Mickey Gasper was 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Ezequiel Duran (1-for-5) and Max Burt (1-for-4) were the other players with hits for Pulaski.
- Alexander Vizcaino (0-1) went 4.2 innings, gave up two runs on five hits, struck out five, and walked three on 54 pitches (32 strikes) in the loss.
- Daniel Bies allowed one hit, struck out five, and walked one in 2.1 scoreless innings out of the bullpen.
- Austin Gardner allowed a hit and struck out two batters in a scoreless eighth.
- Marcus Evey struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 ninth inning.
Gulf Coast League (Rookie): The GCL West Yankees had the day off and the East squad had their game against the GCL Phillies East postponed.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (12-12) got their record back to .500 with a 5-3 win over the DSL Nationals.
- Madison Santos went 1-for-3 and drove in two runs (7,8).
- Angel Rojas was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and an RBI (10).
- Carlos Gomez got the start. He went two innings, gave up two hits, struck out two batters, and walked two.
- Felix Alonzo (1-1) got the win in relief. In six innings of work, he gave up three runs (one earned) on four hits, struck out five, and walked one.
- Wilser Barrios walked a batter and struck out two in a hitless ninth inning as he got his second save.