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Pinstriped Performances: Monday, August 27, 2018

On Monday, the New York Yankees and their organization went 4-3 in the seven games that were played. Scranton Wilkes-Barre needed extra innings to get a key win for their playoff chances, a Tampa outfielder reached a milestone stolen mark on the season, and a Charleston pitcher made a good first impression in his debut start for the Riverdogs. Find out more about those games in our Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (83-48) lost their series opener to the Chicago White Sox, 6-2.

  • Gleyber Torres was 1-for-2 with two walks and hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth (20).
  • Luke Voit (1-for-4) and Ronald Torreyes (1-for-3, triple) had the other two hits for the Yankees.
  • Masahiro Tanaka (9-5) took the loss in his start. He went seven innings, allowed four runs on 10 hits, struck out seven, and walked one on 98 pitches (71 strikes).
  • Tommy Kahnle struck out one in a 1-2-3 eighth.
  • A.J. Cole allowed two runs (one earned) on one hit and struck out a batter in the ninth.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (68-63) defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 9-8, in 10 innings.

Mike Ford went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles and three RBIs (49,50,51) in the win for Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Martin Griff)
  • Gary Sanchez continued his rehab assignment and went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the top of the first (3).
  • Gio Urshela was 1-for-4 with an RBI double in the first (22).
  • Ricky Surum was 2-for-4 with a two-run single in the fourth (2,3).
  • Devyn Bolasky came in off the bench and had a two-run single in the 10th (5,6).
  • Nestor Cortes took a no-decision in his start. In five innings of work, he allowed six runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked two on 100 pitches (63 strikes).
  • Cale Coshow allowed two hits, struck out five, and walked two over 2.2 shutout innings of relief.
  • Joe Harvey (3-2) got the win in relief. He allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits and struck out three over 2.1 innings.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (73-60) picked up a 5-1 win over the Altoona Curve.

Jordan Foley allowed three hits and struck out six without giving up a run in the final three innings as he got his 10th save of the year (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Jhalan Jackson was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the top of the ninth (17) and three RBIs (42,43,44).
  • Brandon Wagner went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the eighth (8).
  • Gosuke Katoh was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk.
  • Kyle Holder (0-for-3) drove in a run on a walk in the fifth (6).
  • Trevor Stephan (3-8) went six innings, allowed one run on two hits, struck out four, and walked two on 78 pitches (45 strikes) in a win.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (67-66) defeated the Florida Fire Frogs, 3-1.

Ben Ruta went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a stolen base. He is now up to 25 stolen bases for the year. (Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)
  • Angel Aguilar went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in the bottom of the second (46).
  • Hoy Jun Park was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the fourth (34).
  • Diego Castillo went 1-for-4 with a double and a stolen base.
  • Deivi Garcia (2-0) threw 5.2 shutout innings in a win. He allowed five hits, struck out eight, and walked three on 91 pitches (56 strikes).
  • Christian Morris allowed one hit and walked two over 1.1 scoreless innings of relief.
  • Greg Weissert allowed one run on three hits, struck out two, and walked one over the final two innings as he got his fourth save.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (60-69) held the Columbia Fireflies to four hits in a 4-0 win.

Chris Hess went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in the top of the third (9) (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Welfrin Mateo was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the first (17).
  • David Metzgar went 1-for-4 with a double out of the leadoff spot.
  • Shawn Semple (1-0) was dominant in his Riverdogs debut. He threw six shutout innings, allowed no runs on two hits, and struck out ten on 95 pitches (66 strikes) in a win.
  • Brooks Kriske allowed one hit and struck out three over two shutout innings of relief in his debut.
  • Daniel Alvarez allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth.

Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (34-32) were held to five hits in a 5-0 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades.

Canaan Smith was 2-for-3 with a double, a triple, and a walk for Staten Island. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Eduardo Torrealba went 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Josh Breaux (1-for-4) and Andres Chaparro (1-for-3) had the other hits.
  • Frank German got the start.  He allowed one hit, struck out three batters, and walked one over three shutout innings in a no-decision.
  • Josh Maciejewski threw three shutout innings in his Staten Island debut. He allowed one hit and struck out three.
  • Keegan Curtis (0-1) took the loss in relief. He allowed five runs on three hits and walked two while only getting one out in the seventh.
  • Abel Duarte allowed one hit, struck out three, and walked two over the final 1.2 innings.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (31-35) lost 6-2 to the Elizabethton Twins as they began their final series of the season.

  • Evan Alexander was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the fifth (22).
  • Oswald Peraza went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in the fifth (10).
  • Mickey Gasper (1-for-4, double) and Isaiah Pasteur (1-for-3) had the other hits.
  • Luis Medina (1-3) took the loss in his start. He went 3.2 innings, allowed four runs (two earned) on three hits, struck out four, and walked five on 79 pitches (38 strikes).
  • Kenlly Montas allowed two runs on four hits, struck out five, and walked one over 3.2 innings.
  • Alex Mejias retired both batters he faced in the eighth (one strikeout).