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Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Friday, May 31, 2019

Albert Abreu threw seven shutout innings in a win for Trenton on Friday night. (Robert M Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)

While Charleston got postponed on Friday night, the other three Yankees affiliates ended up getting a victory. There were two shutouts that featured two of the Yankees better pitching prospects and a walk-off victory down in Tampa. Find out who shined the brightest on Friday with our Pinstriped Performances. Plus, remember to vote for our Pinstriped Performer of the Night:

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (30-20) began their series against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs with an 8-0 win.

Mike Ford went 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot with a walk and a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth (11). Ford is on a six-game hit streak and ends May with a .440 on-base percentage for the month. (Matt Bufano)

  • Tyler Wade was 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in the first (1). Wade is on a five-game hit streak and has five RBIs in that span.
  • Mike Tauchman went 3-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base,  a double, and an RBI single in the first (10). It is his first three-hit game for the Railriders this year.
  • Breyvic Valera went 1-for-3 with two walks and an RBI double in the eighth (17). Valera has a hit in seven straight games.
  • Kyle Higashioka was 0-for-3 with a sacrifice fly in the first (21). He hit .305 with 17 RBIs in May.
  • Chance Adams (3-1) threw six shutout innings in a victory. He allowed four hits and struck out three on 73 pitches (47 strikes). It is the second time Adams has thrown six shutout innings in a start this year.
  • Danny Coulombe allowed one hit, struck out three, and walked two over 1.2 innings of relief. 23 of his 37 pitches were strikes.
  • David Sosebee finished the shutout by allowing two hits and striking out a batter over the final 1.1 innings. 14 of his 27 pitches were strikes.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (31-19) held the Harrisburg Senators to two hits in a 2-0 victory.

Hoy Jun Park was 3-for-4 out of the leadoff spot with a double and a pair of RBI singles (18, 19). Park has ten doubles on the year and five RBIs in his last three games. (Photo by Martin Griff)

  • Zack Zehner went 2-for-3 with a walk.
  • Wendell Rijo went 1-for-3 and Matt Lipka was 1-for-1 with a walk.
  • Albert Abreu (2-4) had his best start of the year. He allowed two hits, struck out six, and walked two over seven shutout innings in a win. 55 of his 84 pitches were strikes. It is the first time Abreu has gone seven innings in an outing this season and the first time in his career since April 25, 2017 with Tampa.
  • Domingo Acevedo threw a 1-2-3 eighth. 8 of his 12 pitches were strikes.
  • Brooks Kriske threw a 1-2-3 ninth for his fifth save of the year. 8 of his 10 pitches were strikes.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (22-31) defeated the Bradenton Marauders in walk-off fashion, 8-7.

Omar Carrizales was 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs (7,8), which included a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. (Mike Janes/Four Seam Images via AP)

  • Angel Aguilar was 2-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base, a double, and a game-tying RBI single in the ninth (5).
  • Tyler Hill went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the eighth (4). He has had a hit in five of his last six games.
  • Oswaldo Cabrera was 2-for-5 with a two-run double in the first (18, 19). It was Cabrera’s tenth double of the year.
  • Dermis Garcia went 1-for-3 with two walks and a solo home run in the third (12). Garcia has 35 RBIs on the year.
  • Diego Castillo was 1-for-3 with a pair of walks.
  • Jason Lopez went 0-for-5 with an RBI groundout in the first (14).
  • Shawn Semple took the no-decision in his start. He gave up four runs on eight hits, struck out six, and walked one over 5.1 innings. 57 of his 86 pitches were for strikes. Semple has five or more strikeouts in his last three starts with the Tarpons.
  •  Brady Lail came in after Semple. He allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and struck out three over 2.2 innings. 29 of his 43 pitches were for strikes.
  • Andrew Bellatti (1-0) allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth for the victory. 10 of his 13 pitches were strikes.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs had their game against the Lexington Legends postponed due to wet grounds. They will play the game on Saturday as part of a doubleheader beginning at 5:35 p.m ET.

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