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Charleston RiverDogs Chris Hess against the Lakewood BlueClaws in Lakewood, NJ on Thursday, May 10, 2018. (Photo by Martin Griff)

Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Saturday, June 16, 2018

On Saturday in the New York Yankees organization, the six teams in action combined for a 4-2 record as the big league clubs and Triple-A clubs each extended their win streak. Meanwhile, a Charleston first baseman had a great night at the plate as the Riverdogs are nearing closer to their All-Star Break. While Tampa had the night off, some of their players took part in the Florida State League All-Star Game. Check out how those players did and much more in tonight’s Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (46-20) extended their win streak to three games with a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.

  • Giancarlo Stanton (1-for-4) hit a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth (16).
  • Gary Sanchez (1-for-4) followed that home run up with one of his own (13).
  • Gleyber Torres (1-for-3) got the scoring started with an RBI double in the second (37).
  • Aaron Judge had the lone multi-hit game of the day (2-for-4, two doubles).
  • Luis Severino (10-2) was able to reach the double-digit mark in the win column. He threw eight shutout innings, gave up three hits, struck out nine, and walked two on 102 pitches (71 strikes) in the win.
  • Aroldis Chapman did not allow a hit in the ninth as he picked up his 20th save of the year.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre (Triple-A): The Railriders (33-34) extended their win streak to three games with a 9-7 win over the Syracuse Chiefs in 11 innings.

Brandon Drury continued his great month of June at the plate. He was 3-for-5 with a walk, a stolen base, and he drove in three runs (21,22,23) (Cheryl Pursell)

  • Tyler Wade (3-for-6, stolen base) drove in the game-winning run with a triple in the top of the 11th (14).
  • Ryan McBroom (1-for-5) had a two-run double in the second and a sacrifice fly in the 11th (27,28,29). He has driven in eight runs in the last three games.
  • Billy McKinney and Abiatal Avelino (1-for-5) each drove in a run in the win (McKinney has 21 RBIs on the season, Avelino has 17).
  • Clint Frazier went 3-for-5 with a walk out of the leadoff spot.
  • David Hale got the no-decision in his start. He went 5.2 innings, gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits, struck out one, and walked one on 98 pitches (57 strikes).
  • Raynel Espinal (3-1) struck out five batters, walked one, and gave up one over three scoreless innings of relief as he got the win.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (39-28) were held to five hits in their 10-2 loss to the Erie SeaWolves.

Mandy Alvarez (2-for-3) tied the game at one in the bottom of the fifth with an RBI triple (19) (Photo by Martin Griff)

  • Rey Navarro (1-for-2) drove in the other run for Trenton on a sacrifice fly in the fifth.
  • Devyn Bolasky (1-for-3) and Jorge Saez (1-for-3) were the other players that recorded hits for the Thunder.
  • Luis Cessa made a rehab start for Trenton. He went four innings, gave up one unearned run on two hits, and struck out four on 45 pitches (31 strikes).
  • David Sosebee (0-1) took the loss out of the bullpen. In two innings of work, he gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits and struck out two batters.
  • Kaleb Ort walked two batters and struck out two as he did not give up a run over the final 1.2 innings.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons had the night off, but four players on the team got to take part in the Florida State All-Star Game.

Diego Castillo went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles, including one that was a ground-rule double that got FSL North on the board. He was named the MVP of the All-Star Game (Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)

  • Nick Green got the start and threw a 1-2-3 opening inning (one strikeout).
  • Brandon Wagner went 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored.
  • Adonis Rosa did not allow a run and gave up a hit in a scoreless fifth inning.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (33-34) had 16 hits on offense in their 10-4 win over the Greenville Drive.

Wilkerman Garcia went 2-for-5 and drove in a run (23) on a base hit in the bottom of the eighth. (Photo by Martin Griff)

  • Chris Hess was the star on offense for the Riverdogs. He was 4-for-4 with two doubles and he drove in five runs (21,22,23,24,25).
  • Carlos Vidal (1-for-3, walk) got the scoring started with an RBI single in the bottom of the second (8).
  • Daniel Barrios (1-for-4) drove in his first run of the year on a base hit in the eighth.
  • Steven Sensley was 2-for-4 with three runs scored in the victory.
  • Dalton Lehnen got the no-decision in his outing. He went 5.1 innings, gave up four runs on seven hits, struck out five, and walked five on 91 pitches (49 strikes).
  • Dalton Higgins (2-1) gave up two hits and struck out one in 2.2 scoreless innings of relief as he picked up the win.
  • Braden Bristo gave up a hit and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning.

Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The SI Yanks (1-1) were held to one hit in their 7-0 loss to the Brooklyn Cyclones.

Junior Soto had the lone hit of the night for the Yankees when he hit a double with two outs in the top of the seventh. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)

  • Alex Mauricio (0-1) ended up getting the loss in this game. He went 4.1 innings, gave up five runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked one on 88 pitches (55 strikes).
  • Christian Morris allowed no runs on two hits and struck out four batters over the final 2.1 innings.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (8-5) snapped their three-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over the DSL Mets:

  • Angel Rojas (2-for-3) broke a scoreless tie in the top of the eighth with an RBI triple (6).
  • Jose Villa (1-for-3, triple) was the only other Yankee with a hit.
  • Carlos Gomez got the start. He gave up one hit and struck out one in two innings.
  • Abismael Villaman (1-0) got the win in relief. He allowed one hit and struck out four over five scoreless innings.
  • Wilser Barrios recorded his first save of the year as he gave up two hits and struck out four in the final two innings.
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I am an alum of St. John's University, where I majored in sports management.

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