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    Pinstriped Performances: Saturday, August 25, 2018

    On Saturday, the New York Yankees organization combined to go 6-4 in the 10 games that were played. The Gulf Coast League and the Dominican Summer League wrapped up their seasons with one team getting a blowout win. Meanwhile, the big league club swept their doubleheader and a Trenton outfielder drove in more runs than any other player on Saturday. Find out about those games and more in our Pinstriped Performances

    New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (82-47) won Game 1 of their doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, 10-3 and Game 2, 5-1.

    Game 1

    • Miguel Andujar was 2-for-5 with a three-run home run in the top of the third (21) and four RBIs (67,68,69,70).
    • Aaron Hicks went 3-for-5 with a double, a solo home run in the ninth (21), and two RBIs (59,60).
    • Gleyber Torres was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the ninth (19).
    • Brett Gardner went 1-for-4 with a walk and a two-run home run in the fourth (11).
    • Luke Voit was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the fifth (10).
    • Shane Robinson had a multi-hit game (2-for-4, double).
    • J.A. Happ (15-6) had a quality start in a win. He went six innings, allowed two runs on five hits, struck out nine, and walked one on 107 pitches (74 strikes).
    • Luis Cessa allowed one run on three hits, struck out two, and walked one over the final three innings as he recorded the save.

    Game 2

    • Austin Romine was 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the top of the ninth (9).
    • Aaron Hicks went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in the first (61).
    • Giancarlo Stanton was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the fourth (82).
    • Brett Gardner went 1-for-5 with a double and an RBI (38).
    • Gleyber Torres had a multi-hit game (2-for-3).
    • Sonny Gray (10-8) threw 6.1 shutout innings in a win. He allowed three hits, struck out seven, and walked one on 79 pitches (48 strikes).
    • Jonathan Holder allowed one hit, struck out two, and walked one over 1.2 scoreless innings of relief.
    • Dellin Betances struck out the only batter he faced in the ninth for his first save of the year.

    Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (67-62) lost in walk-off fashion to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 2-1.

    Erik Swanson threw six shutout innings in a no-decision. He allowed three hits, struck out five, and walked two on 75 pitches (52 strikes). (Robert M. Pimpsner)
    • Zack Zehner was 2-for-3 with a walk and a double.
    • Tyler Wade went 1-for-3 with two walks and a stolen base.
    • Gio Urshela (1-for-4) and Devyn Bolasky (1-for-3, walk) had the other two hits.
    • Justus Sheffield allowed one run on three hits and struck out a batter over two innings of relief.
    • George Kontos (3-2) allowed one run on three hits and walked a batter while only getting two outs in the ninth as he took the loss.

    Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (71-60) hung on to defeat the Hartford Yard Goats, 7-6.

    Bruce Caldwell was 2-for-5 with a two-run double in the top of the second (31,32) (Photo by Martin Griff)
    • Trey Amburgey was 3-for-5 with a double, a two-run home run in the third (16), and four RBIs (69,70,71,72).
    • Jeff Hendrix had a multi-hit game (2-for-5, double).
    • Ryan Bollinger (8-5) got the win in his start. In five innings of work, he allowed two runs on four hits, struck out six, and walked one on 92 pitches (60 strikes).
    • Trevor Lane allowed two hits and struck out four over two shutout innings.
    • Matt Frawley allowed one run on two hits and walked a batter in the ninth as he got his first save of the year despite recording only one out.

    Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (65-66) defeated the Daytona Tortugas, 5-4, in 10 innings.

    Justin Kamplain allowed one hit and struck out six in three innings of relief for Tampa. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
    • Dom Thompson-Williams was 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in the top of the sixth (15).
    • Angel Aguilar went 2-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and an RBI single in the seventh (45).
    • Estevan Florial was 1-for-5 with an RBI (25).
    • Jason Lopez (1-for-4) and Hoy Jun Park (1-for-3) each had a triple.
    • Domingo German got the start for Tampa as he continued his rehab. In three hitless innings, he struck out five and walked one on 38 pitches (27 strikes).
    • Kyle Zurak (3-2) allowed only one hit over the final 2.2 innings for the win.

    Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (59-68) lost 4-3 to the Greenville Drive in 10 innings.

    Carlos Vidal was 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs (23,24) (Martin Griff)
    • Wilkerman Garcia went 2-for-5 with a double and a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth (6).
    • David Metzgar was 2-for-4 with a double.
    • Roansy Contreras took the no-decision in his start. He went four innings, allowed one run on five hits, struck out five, and walked two on 75 pitches (51 strikes).
    • Daniel Ramos allowed one run on four hits and struck out six in four innings of relief.
    • Carlos Espinal (0-2) pitched the final two innings. He allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits, struck out two, and walked one in the loss.

    Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (34-30) lost 5-3 to the Aberdeen Ironbirds.

    Junior Soto led the team in hits as he went 3-for-4. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
    • Miguel Flames was 1-for-4 with a two-run double in the top of the second (9,10).
    • Jesus Bastidas went 1-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the eighth (14).
    • Ricardo Ferreira was 2-for-3 with two walks.
    • Luis Gil (0-1) lost his first start with Staten Island. In 2.2 innings of work, he allowed four runs (three earned) on five hits, struck out three, and walked six on 82 pitches (43 strikes).
    • Garrett Mundell allowed an unearned run on two hits, struck out a batter, and walked one over 3.1 innings of relief.
    • Kyle Johnson struck out a batter and did not allow a hit over the final two innings.

    Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (30-34) lost 5-3 to the Bluefield Blue Jays.

    • Jordan Scott was 1-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and a solo home run in the top of the ninth (4).
    • Carlos Tatis went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, and an RBI single in the eighth (14).
    • Nelson Gomez was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the third (28).
    • Max Burt had a multi-hit game (2-for-4).
    • Alexander Vizcaino started the game. He went five innings, allowed two runs (one earned) on three hits, struck out five, and walked three on 61 pitches (36 strikes) in a no-decision.
    • Daniel Bies (1-2) allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits and struck out six over three innings in a loss.

    Gulf Coast League (Rookie): The GCL East (19-35) wrapped up their season with a 4-1 win over GCL Phillies East.

    • Matt McGarry was 3-for-4 with an RBI (8).
    • Jesus Severino went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI (18).
    • Christian Andrade was 0-for-3 with a walk, a stolen base, and an RBI (11).
    • Gary Sanchez began his rehab assignment and went 0-for-3 with a walk.
    • Tanner Myatt pitched the first 1.2 innings of the game and allowed one hit while striking out one.
    • Yoendrys Gomez (3-1) got the win. He went five innings, allowed one run on three hits, struck out eight, and walked one.
    • Derek Craft allowed three hits and struck out two in a scoreless eighth.
    • Charlie Ruegger allowed one hit, struck out a batter, and walked one in the ninth for his second save.

    Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (29-42) ended their season with a 17-0 blowout of the DSL Rockies.

    • Alan Mejia went 3-for-5 with a walk, a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth (5), and four RBIs (13,14,15,16).
    • Angel Rojas was 4-for-6 with a triple, a three-run home run in the fifth (2), and five RBIs (26,27,28,29,30).
    • Anthony Valenzuela was 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBIs (26,27).
    • Dionys Vallejo went 3-for-6 with a double and two RBIs (15,16).
    • Carlos A. Rodriguez was 2-for-5 with a double, a triple, and an RBI (3).
    • Deivi Munoz (3-for-5, two doubles) and Carlos Moreno (3-for-5) both had three-hit games.
    • Anderson Reynoso got the start and allowed one hit over 4.2 shutout innings in a no-decision. He struck out seven batters and walked two.
    • Angel Obando (2-4) struck out six batters and walked one over three hitless innings of relief in a win.
    • Carlos Santana threw a 1-2-3 ninth.