It was a busy day in the Yankees organization on Saturday as seven affiliates took the field and had a winning day as they combined for a 4-3 record. Two affiliates ended up claiming leads late in the game to secure wins. Meanwhile, there were players in Staten Island and Pulaski making their organizational debuts.
Find out more about these debuts and the rest of the day’s action in Saturday’s Pinstriped Performances and vote for your Pinstriped Performer of the Night:
Who is the Pinstriped Performer of the Night for June 22?
- Stephen Tarpley (31%, 8 Votes)
- Ryan McBroom (23%, 6 Votes)
- Janson Junk (12%, 3 Votes)
- Juan De Leon (12%, 3 Votes)
- Diego Castillo (8%, 2 Votes)
- Ben Ruta (4%, 1 Votes)
- Kyle Holder (4%, 1 Votes)
- Anderson Munoz (4%, 1 Votes)
- Antonio Cabello (4%, 1 Votes)
- Jesus Rodriguez (0%, 0 Votes)
- Maikol Escotto (0%, 0 Votes)
- Dayro Perez (0%, 0 Votes)
Total Voters: 26
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (43-29) defeated the Durham Bulls, 4-3.
- Ryan McBroom went 2-for-4 with the go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth (16). McBroom has had three home runs in the last four games and has had a multi-hit performance in four straight games.
- Logan Morrison was 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the sixth (12). Morrison has a home run in each of the last three games (five RBIs in that span).
- Mike Tauchman went 1-for-4 with a triple.
- Thairo Estrada was 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Trey Amburgey went 1-for-2 with a walk.
- Adonis Rosa came in to pitch in relief of Tarpley. He allowed three runs on six hits, struck out two, and walked two over four innings. 45 of 72 pitches were strikes.
- Danny Coulombe (2-0) won the game in relief. He struck out five batters and walked two without allowing a hit in the final two innings. 21 of 35 pitches were strikes. He has 19 strikeouts to five walks in six outings this month.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (40-29) lost 8-3 to the New Hampshire Fishercats.
- Kyle Holder was 1-for-5 with a double and a pair of RBIs (18,19). Holder is on a six-game hitting streak and has 13 doubles this year.
- Rashad Crawford went 2-for-3 and extended his hit streak to five games.
- Hoy Jun Park was 1-for-5 with a walk out of the leadoff spot.
- Rony Garcia (1-5) took the loss in his start. He allowed seven runs (six earned) on six hits, struck out three, and walked two in three innings of work. 44 of 75 pitches were strikes.
- Andrew Bellatti came in after Garcia and struck out a batter in two hitless innings of relief. 19 of 30 pitches were strikes.
- Will Carter allowed an unearned run and struck out two over two hitless innings. 21 of 32 pitches were strikes.
- Trevor Lane struck out two in a 1-2-3 eighth. 10 of 13 pitches were strikes. Lane has allowed just one hit in six outings this month.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (30-41) rallied for a 2-1 win over the Bradenton Marauders.
- Jason Lopez was 2-for-4 and has had back-to-back multi-hit games.
- David Metzgar had a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-3.
- Omar Carrizales went 1-for-4 with a double.
- Janson Junk had a strong outing on the mound. He allowed one run on four hits and struck out three over 6.1 innings. 54 of 81 pitches were strikes. This is the longest outing for Junk this year.
- Hobie Harris allowed a hit and struck out a batter as he got the last two outs of the seventh. 8 of 12 pitches were strikes.
- Kyle Zurak (2-3) struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 eighth and picked up the win. 8 of 10 pitches were strikes.
- Matt Wivinis allowed a hit and struck out three batters in the ninth. He picked up his fourth save of the year. 12 of 18 pitches were strikes. Wivinis has only allowed one earned run in seven outings this month.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (38-35) lost 8-1 to the Hickory Crawdads.
- Josh Stowers was 0-for-3 with a walk.
- Anthony Seigler went 0-for-3 with a walk.
- Eduardo Navas was 0-for-2 with a walk.
- Nolan Martinez (1-2) took the loss in his start. He allowed six runs on four hits, struck out three, and walked four over 3.2 innings. 54 of 87 pitches were strikes.
- Jhony Brito allowed one run on two hits and struck out two in 3.1 innings of relief. 32 of 39 pitches were strikes. Brito has a 1.88 ERA in 11 outings this year.
- Dalton Lehnen allowed an unearned run on one hit and struck out a batter in the eighth. 9 of 13 pitches were strikes. This was Lehnen’s first outing since June 3.
Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (4-4) defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones, 5-2.
- Juan De Leon was 1-for-3 with three runs scored, two walks, and a solo home run (2) in the bottom of the fourth. De Leon has an RBI in three of the last four games.
Juan De Leon did it again tonight, hitting his second HR of the season for the @SIyanks with an exit velo of 107mph. #Statenisland #Yankees #MiLB #MLB #Baseball #PinstripePride #MinorLeagueBaseball #Minorleagues #NYC #NYY #NikonNoFilter #SIY20 #BabyBombers #SIPizzaRats pic.twitter.com/7PhE86BkYN
— Robert M. Pimpsner (@RPimpsner) June 23, 2019
- Isaiah Pasteur went 1-for-1 with three walks and an RBI double in the second (3).
- Ezequiel Duran was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the seventh (3).
- Miguel Flames was 0-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the sixth (5). Flames has five RBIs in the last two games.
- Oswald Peraza went 2-for-5 with a stolen base out of the leadoff spot.
- Jake Sanford was 0-for-2 and was hit-by-a-pitch in his organizational debut. In his first at-bat, he just missed a home run, the ball was caught on the warning track. The Yankees took him in the 3rd Round of the 2019 MLB Draft. He was removed from the game in the top of the sixth inning for Leonardo Molina, the move was planned. Sanford is scheduled to play seven games next time he takes the field, then nine in the game after that as the Yankees are working him up.
- Nick Ernst made his first professional start. He allowed two runs on two hits, struck out three, and walked one over three innings. 32 of 48 pitches were strikes. Ernst was the Yankees’ 15th Round pick back in 2018.
- Keegan Curtis struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 ninth for his first save of the year. 10 of 14 pitches were strikes.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (2-2) lost 12-5 to the Bluefield Blue Jays.
- Roberto Chirinos was 1-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the third (3).
- Oliver Dunn went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the seventh (1) in his organizational debut. Dunn was the Yankees’ 11th Round pick in this year’s draft.
- Borinquen Mendez was 1-for-3 with a walk and a double.
- Jhonatan Munoz (0-1) took the loss in this start. He allowed nine runs (five earned) on six hits, struck out three, and walked one over 3.1 innings. 43 of 70 pitches were strikes.
- Luis Ojeda allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits, struck out three, and walked two over 2.1 innings. 27 of 47 pitches were strikes.
- Alex Mejias allowed one run on four hits and struck out four over the final 3.1 innings. 39 of 51 pitches were strikes.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (9-8) picked up an 11-7 win over the DSL Twins.
- Jesus Rodriguez was 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth (2) and four RBIs (8,9,10,11). Rodriguez is hitting .303 in ten games of the season.
- Dayro Perez went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBIs (3,4).
- Maikol Escotto was 3-for-5 with an RBI double in the sixth (4). Escotto has three games with three hits this year.
- Agustin Ramirez went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the sixth (6).
- Wilfre Favelo was 2-for-3 with a walk and a double.
- Asdrubal Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Josue Panacual got the start in this game. He allowed one run on four hits, struck out a batter, and walked two over four innings.
- Franyer Hernandez (1-0) allowed three runs on five hits, struck out two, and walked two over four innings in a win.
- Luis Nova struck out the side in the ninth.