Check out the top performances across the New York Yankees organization in the latest edition of Pinstriped Performances:
New York Yankees (MLB): Thanks to three costly first-inning errors and complete dominance on the hill by Corey Kluber, the Cleveland Indians spoiled Sonny Gray‘s New York Yankees debut with a 5-1 victory over the ‘Bombers’ at Progressive Field.
- Gary Sanchez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run (17)
- Ronald Torreyes and Clint Frazier had the only other two Yankees hits on the night
- Sonny Gray tossed six innings, coughing up four runs (two earned) on four hits while striking out six
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): The RailRiders were swept by the Buffalo Bisons after dropping the series finale 4-2.
- Aaron Hicks continued his rehab stint, going 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored
- Jake Cave continued to stay hot, going 1-for-4 with a two-run home run(13)
- Brady Lail, Nick Rumbelow and Giovanny Gallegos combined for 4.0 scoreless innings out of the Scranton bullpen.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): After Wednesday’s game was postponed due to rain, the Thunder split a day/night double header with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, dropping the first game 2-0 while winning the night cap 4-1.
Game One: 2-0 L
- Jeff Hendrix and Thairo Estrada recorded the only two-hits of the day for Trenton, as Corey Oswalt completely dominated the Thunder lineup
- Despite getting stuck with the loss, Daniel Camarena recorded a quality start after tossing 6.0 innings of two run ball (one earned) while scattering just four hits and three walks
Game Two: 4-1 W
- The recently promoted Nick Solak continued to make a name for himself, going 2-for-4 with a double, home run and two runs scored.
- Zack Zehner went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs
- Jose Mesa recorded him first Double-A win after hurling 5.o innings of one-run ball, scattering just three hits while striking out seven
- Cody Carroll tossed two scoreless innings out to record his first save of the season
Tampa Yankees (Single-A Advanced): The T-Yanks kicked off a four-game series on the road in Port St. Lucie with a 6-2 loss to the Mets.
Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): The RiverDogs started a four-game series at home against Greenville with a 6-3 loss.
- Carlos Vidal went 2-for-4 with a double and an a run scored
- Isiah Gilliam went 3-for-4 with three doubles and an RBI
- Dermis Garcia went 1-for-4 with an RBI
Staten Island Yankees (Single-A Short Season): Staten Island dropped their second consecutive game to Aberdeen with a 7-5 loss. The ‘Baby Bombers’ will look to avoid the sweep in the series finale tomorrow night at 7:00 PM EST.
- Dalton Blaser went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored
- Kendall Coleman went 2-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored
- Dom Thompson-Williams went 3-for-4 with a home run(3), four RBIs and a stolen base (3)
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Pulaski Yankees swept a day/night double header against the Bluefield Blue Jays, winning game one 2-1 and game two 5-4.
Game One: 2-1 W
- Jesus Bastidas went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI
- Evan Alexander went 1-for-3 with a single and a stolen base (2)
- Chad Martin earned the win after pitching 2.2 scoreless innings out of the ‘pen
- Kaleb Ort recorded his eighth save of the season after pitching a scoreless seventh inning.
Game Two: 5-4 W
- Andy Diaz went 1-for-2 with a Grand Slam
- Victor Rey went 2-for-3 with a run scored
- Leobaldo Cabrera went 1-for-3 with an RBI
- Deivi Garcia improved his record to 2-0 with 5.0 innings of two-run ball, scattering just two hits while striking out eight.
Gulf Coast League Yankees East & West (Rookie): The Gulf Coast Yankees East fell to the GCL Phillies 6-1 while the Gulf Coast Yankees West downed the GCL Braves 11-6.
For the East:
- Jose Devers and Jose Carrera recorded the only two hits on the day
For the West:
- Oswaldo Peraza 2-for-4 with a double, three RBIs, three runs scored and a stolen base(9)
- Terrance Robertson went 2-for-4 with a double
- Miguel Flames went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBIs
- Jordan Scott continued his hot-streak, going 1-for-2 with a home run(3), stolen base(4) and three walks
- Jonathan Amundaray went 3-f0r-4 with a double and one RBI
Dominican Summer League Yankees (Rookie): Scheduled Day Off