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Trey Amburgey (Matt Bufano)

Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Scranton, HV Bottoming Out

The RailRiders and Renegades will have to win tomorrow to avoid the dreaded sweep. Things are going better at rungs two and four, where a pair of 2021 breakout stars buoyed the Patriots and Tarpons.

J.P. Sears pitching for Somerset. Photo by Chris Jones.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (59-45): Scranton was beaten twice by Buffalo on Saturday, 8-4 and 6-2, extending their losing streak to eight games – the longest in their time as a Yankees affiliate. They’re on the verge of a whopping seven-game sweep at the hands of the Bisons.

Game 1

  • Star of the Game: Trey Amburgey – 2-for-4, 1 home run (8), 2 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout. Amburgey has a solid .829 OPS at Triple-A
  • Jonathan Davis: 1-for-4, 1 triple, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout
  • Ryan LaMarre: 2-for-4, 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base
  • Rob Brantly: 1-for-4, 1 RBI
  • JP Sears: 3.2 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, 92 pitches (57 strikes)
  • Brian Keller: 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K, 24 pitches (15 strikes)
  • Brody Koerner: 0.1 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 K, 13 pitches (7 strikes)
  • Sal Romano: 0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 1 K, 24 pitches (13 strikes)
  • Nick Goody: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K, 15 pitches (9 strikes)

Game 2

  • Star of the Game: Matt Pita – 1-for-3, 1 home run (6), 1 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout. Pita’s home run was a solo shot that came with two outs in the bottom of the ninth – truly the definition of too little, too late
  • Greg Allen: 1-for-3, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout
  • Armando Alvarez: 1-for-3, 1 RBI
  • Deivi Garcia: 3 IP, 5 H, 5 R (3 ER), 3 BB, 5 K, 75 pitches (42 strikes)
  • Nick Green: 2 IP, 0 H, 1 R (0 ER), 3 BB, 0 K, 42 pitches (18 strikes)
  • Nick Nelson: 2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 23 pitches (16 strikes)

Randy Vasquez (Robert M. Pimpsner)

Somerset Patriots (62-44): Another gem from Randy Vasquez and a big home run off the bat of Oswaldo Cabrera was all the first-place Patriots needed in a 4-1 win over the Baysox.

  • Star of the Game: Oswaldo Cabrera – 1-for-5, 1 home run (19), 3 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout. Cabrera’s three-run shot in the fourth held up for the rest of the game
  • Pitching Star of the Game: Randy Vasquez – 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 7 K, 90 pitches (58 strikes). Vasquez hasn’t skipped a beat since his promotion – he has 13 strikeouts against just three walks in 10.2 innings for Somerset
  • Oswald Peraza: 2-for-2, 1 run scored
  • Dermis Garcia: 1-for-3, 1 double, 1 run scored, 1 walk
  • Isiah Gilliam: 3-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout
  • Thomas Milone: 2-for-4, 1 run scored, 2 strikeouts
  • Jefry Valdez: 2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K, 22 pitches (15 strikes)
  • Nick Ernst: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K, 12 pitches (10 strikes). Ernst earned his second save

 

Elijah Dunham (Photo by John Brophy/Pinstriped Prospects)

Hudson Valley Renegades (63-43): The ‘Gades cannot solve the Grasshoppers, as they dropped their fifth in a row to Greensboro by an 8-4 score.

  • Star of the Game: Elijah Dunham – 2-for-5, 1 double, 2 RBI, 1 strikeout. Dunham knocked his 18th double of the year, briefly bringing the Renegades within one run in the seventh
  • Everson Pereira: 1-for-2, 1 run scored, 3 walks
  • Andres Chaparro: 1-for-4, 1 home run (4), 1 RBI, 1 run scored, 3 strikeouts. Chaparro has homered in back-to-back games for the first time this season
  • Pat DeMarco: 2-for-4, 1 double
  • Anderson Munoz: 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 77 pitches (42 strikes)
  • Trevor Holloway: 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 30 pitches (24 strikes)
  • Nelson L. Alvarez: 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 31 pitches (19 strikes)
  • Matt Minnick: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 13 pitches (6 strikes)

Anthony Garcia (Photo by John Brophy / Pinstriped Prospects)

Tampa Tarpons (69-36): Tampa crushed four home runs to fend off their closest rival in the standings in a 6-4 win over Bradenton, lengthening their division lead to four games.

  • Star of the Game: Anthony Garcia – 3-for-5, 2 home runs (5), 3 RBI, 2 runs scored, 2 strikeouts, 1 stolen base. The 21-year-old is flat-out doing it all on the baseball field. In nine games since joining the Tarpons, his slash line is an otherworldly .345/.500/.897 with a 1.397 OPS, and he’s also stolen a couple of bases to boot
  • Jasson Dominguez: 2-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout
  • Ben Rice: 2-for-5, 1 home run (3), 1 RBI, 1 run scored. Rice’s eighth-inning solo shot gave the Tarpons a welcome insurance run
  • Roberto Chirinos: 1-for-3, 1 home run (4), 1 RBI, 2 runs scored, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
  • Jason Parker: 4 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, 80 pitches (52 strikes). Yankee fans got their first look at the 23-year-old Parker, the player to be named later in the Luis Cessa/Justin Wilson trade with Cincinnati
  • Jhonatan Munoz: 4 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 63 pitches (37 strikes). Munoz put the Tarpons in position to win with solid long relief work
  • Carson Coleman: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K, 15 pitches (13 strikes). Coleman worked a clean ninth for his fourth save

FCL Yankees (28-14): The Yankees blew a 4-1 lead late in the game and dropped a tough one to Tigers West 5-4.

  • Star of the Game: Agustin Ramirez – 2-for-4, 1 home run (1), 1 double, 1 RBI, 1 run scored. The 19-year-old has four straight multi-hit games
  • Alex Vargas: 0-for-3, 2 runs scored, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts, 3 stolen bases. Vargas had the rare honor of stealing home twice in a single game
  • Grant Richardson: 0-for-3, 1 run scored, 1 strikeout, 2 stolen bases. Richardson executed two double steals with Vargas, taking second on both occasions that Vargas took home
  • Yon Castro: 2.2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Yorlin Calderon: 4.2 IP, 2 H, 4 R (3 ER), 1 BB, 5 K
  • Christian Sumoza: 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K

DSL Yankees: Breakout stars Alan Mejia and Allen Facundo led Yanks 1 (20-17) to the win over Yanks 2 (18-19) in the intra-squad Saturday matchup, 4-1.

  • Star of the Game: Alan Mejia – 3-for-4, 2 home runs (5), 1 double, 2 RBI, 2 runs scored, 1 walk. Mejia’s OPS is up to .975, seventh in the DSL among qualified players
  • Pitching Star of the Game: Allen Facundo – 4 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 9 K. Facundo leads the DSL with 58 strikeouts in 32.1 innings this season
  • Felix Negueis: 2-for-4, 1 double, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts
  • Manuel Palencia: 2-for-5, 1 RBI, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base
  • Gabriel Bersing: 2-for-3, 1 walk, 1 strikeout, 1 stolen base
  • Joel Mendez: 1-for-4, 1 double, 1 run scored, 2 strikeouts
  • Brenny Escanio: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 2 strikeouts
  • Nicolas Garcia: 2-for-3, 2 doubles, 1 walk, 1 strikeout
  • Miguel Pozo: 4 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 5 K. Pozo picked up the win for Yanks 1
  • Sebastian Perrone: 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Henry Lalane: 4 IP, 4 H, 2 R (1 ER), 1 BB, 5 K
  • Franklin Corniel: 3 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K
  • Daniel Calderon: 2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
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