With only eight games taking place in the New York Yankees organization on Sunday, the affiliates combined for a 2-6 record. Despite the lack of wins, one first baseman on Scranton Wilkes-Barre continues to hit for power. Meanwhile, in Tampa, one starter returned to the rotation while another was dominant in relief. Plus, one top Yankee prospect made his first rehab start in a suspended game in the Gulf Coast League. You can check out all of those games and more in our Pinstriped Performances below:
New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (73-43) defeated the Texas Rangers, 5-3.
- Miguel Andujar went 2-for-4 and broke a 3-3 tie with a two-run home run (17) in the bottom of the seventh.
- Giancarlo Stanton was 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in the first (29).
- Greg Bird went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI (28).
- Neil Walker (1-for-4) had an RBI single in the sixth (30).
- Lance Lynn picked up a no-decision in his outing. He went five innings, allowed one run on five hits, struck out eight, and walked three on 99 pitches (57 strikes).
- David Robertson struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 sixth.
- Dellin Betances (3-3) won the game in relief. He threw 1.1 perfect innings and struck out two.
- Aroldis Chapman allowed one hit, struck out two, and walked one in the ninth as he got his 30th save.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (60-56) lost in walk-off fashion to the Durham Bulls, 10-9.
- Mike Ford went 3-for-5 with two doubles and an RBI (40).
- Abiatal Avelino (1-for-5) had a two-run single in the ninth (35,36).
- Gio Urshela was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the sixth (15).
- Francisco Diaz had a multi-hit game (2-for-4).
- Chance Adams went 3.1 innings, allowed seven runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked four on 93 pitches (50 strikes).
- Stephen Tarpley came in after Adams. He threw 1.2 shutout innings, allowed one hit and struck out three.
- Tommy Kahnle allowed one run on three hits, struck out four, and walked one over 1.2 innings of relief.
- Cale Coshow (1-3) took the loss. In two innings of work, he allowed two runs on three hits, struck out four, and walked one.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (65-52) lost 9-1 to the Harrisburg Senators.
- Trey Amburgey (0-for-2, walk) drove in the only run of the game on a sacrifice fly in the top of the third (64).
- Gosuke Katoh and Wendell Rijo had the other two hits (both went 1-for-4).
- Jordan Foley (2-4) took the loss in his start. He went three innings, allowed three runs on seven hits and struck out two on 56 pitches (38 strikes).
- James Reeves came in after Foley. He went 1.2 innings, allowed one run on one hit and walked two.
- Chase Hodson allowed one run on two hits in the ninth.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (58-61) picked up a 5-3 win over the Bradenton Marauders.
- Diego Castillo was 2-for-5 with a two-run single in the second (39,40).
- Angel Aguilar (1-for-4) hit a solo home run in the second (7).
- Estevan Florial was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk.
- Isiah Gilliam went 3-for-5 with a double.
- Albert Abreu made his return to the Tampa rotation. He went four innings, allowed two runs on five hits, struck out four, and walked one on 62 pitches (41 strikes).
- Garrett Whitlock (5-3) was excellent in relief of Abreu. He threw five shutout innings, allowed one hit, struck out eight, and walked one in the win.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (54-61) lost 4-3 to the Hagerstown Suns.
- David Metzgar was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI triple in the bottom of the second (6).
- Chris Hess went 1-for-3 with an RBI triple in the fourth (39).
- Dermis Garcia was 1-for-5 and drove in a run on a base hit in the seventh (34).
- Oswaldo Cabrera (2-for-4, double) and Carlos Vidal (2-for-4, double, walk) had multi-hit games.
- Roansy Contreras went 5.2 innings, gave up two runs on four hits, struck out one batter, and walked two on 84 pitches (53 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Austin DeCarr allowed one run on no hits, struck out a batter, and walked two in two scoreless innings of relief.
- Daniel Alvarez (0-2) allowed one run on two hits, struck out three, and walked one over the final 1.1 innings as he took the loss.
Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (26-26) lost to the Connecticut Tigers, 2-1, in 5 innings. The second game of their doubleheader was canceled due to rain:
- Kyle Gray went 2-for-2 with an RBI single in the top of the first (9).
- Alex Junior (1-for-1, walk, stolen base) and Jesus Bastidas (1-for-2) had the other two hits.
- Kyle Johnson threw the final 1.2 innings. He allowed three hits, struck out four batters, and walked one without allowing a run.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (24-27) lost 6-4 to the Burlington Royals.
- Evan Alexander went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the top of the third (14).
- Juan De Leon (1-for-3, walk) drove in a run in the ninth on a walk (17).
- Everson Pereira (1-for-4) and Max Burt (1-for-2, walk) had the other two hits.
- Pedro Barrios (2-1) went 5.1 innings, gave up five runs (four earned) on seven hits, struck out two, and walked two on 79 pitches (52 strikes) in a loss.
- Brett Morales allowed one run on three hits, struck out one batter, and walked one over the final 2.1 innings.
Gulf Coast League (Rookie): Rain halted a lot of the action for the GCL squads. The East (14-29) had their game against the GCL Blue Jays suspended due to rain with the score 0-0 in the second inning. As for the West (20-22), they are tied 0-0 with the GCL Pirates after three innings and the other part of their doubleheader was canceled.
- Matt McGarry and Brayan Jimenez are both 1-for-1.
- Yoendrys Gomez did not allow a hit in a 1-2-3 first inning.
- Jonathan Loaisiga made a rehab start today. He allowed one hit, struck out one batter, and walked one over 1.2 innings.
- Deivi Diaz allowed one hit, struck out one, and walked two over 1.2 scoreless innings.
- Antonio Cabello drew a walk and is the only Yankee to reach base.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (23-37) lost in walk-off fashion to the DSL Twins, 3-2.
- Enyerberth Ascanio was 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI (15).
- Deivi Munoz went 1-for-4 with an RBI (18).
- Nelson Medina (1-for-4) recorded the other hit.
- Bias Castano went five innings, allowed two runs on five hits and struck out six in a no-decision.
- Yon Castro (3-4) took the loss. He allowed one unearned run on two hits, struck out two, and walked four over 3.2 innings.