While the big league club had the day off on Thursday, the other nine New York Yankees affiliates were in action and they combined for a 4-5 record. Down in Charleston, one player had a four-hit night that included an inside-the-park home run. Meanwhile, one of the Yankees’ top pitching prospects continued his rehab in the Gulf Coast League and this year’s Fourth Round draft pick made his debut for Staten Island. Find out who those players were and much more in our Pinstriped Performances:
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (38-39) defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs by a final score of 6-3.
- Clint Frazier was 2-for-5 with a double and he drove in two runs (12,13).
- Billy McKinney (2-for-4, double) hit a solo home run in the top of the second (11).
- Zack Zehner (2-for-4) drove in his 20th run of the season on a base hit in the third.
- Rey Navarro led the team in hits on the night (3-for-4).
- Tommy Kahnle struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 eighth inning.
- All-Star Cody Carroll gave up a run and a hit in the ninth.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (44-34) lost their game against the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, 6-3.
- Trey Amburgey (1-for-4) got the scoring started with an RBI single in the third (42).
- Ryan Bollinger had a quality start in a no-decision. He went six innings, gave up three runs on eight hits, struck out six, and walked two on 94 pitches (63 strikes).
- Jordan Foley (2-3) gave up three runs on three hits in two innings of work. He struck out two batters and walked one in the loss.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (39-38) were shut out by the Fort Myers Miracle, 13-0.
- Ben Ruta (1-for-3, walk) had the lone extra-base hit with his double in the bottom of the ninth.
- Kyle Holder went 1-for-2 after coming in the game for Hoy Jun Park.
- Isiah Gilliam went 0-for-4 as his 19-game hit streak come to an end.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (38-36) had six different players drive in a run in their 11-3 win over the Rome Braves.
- Dermis Garcia had a great game at the plate. He went 4-for-5 with a double, a stolen base, an inside-the-park solo home run in the bottom of the sixth (5), and he drove in two runs (12,13).
- Matt McPhearson (2-for-4) drove in two runs (7,8) in the victory.
- Chris Hess (1-for-4) drove in two runs with a base hit in the eighth (28,29).
- Pablo Olivares (2-for-3, double, walk) and Wilkerman Garcia (2-for-4) each drove in a run in the win. Both players now have 24 RBIs this year.
- Deivi Garcia (1-1) got his first win with Charleston. In five innings of work, he gave up two runs on six hits and struck out seven on 79 pitches (53 strikes) in the win.
- Alexander Vargas gave up a run on six hits over the final four innings as he got the save.
Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (4-9) could not hold the lead in the bottom of the ninth as they lost 4-3 to the Connecticut Tigers.
- Eduardo Torrealba went 2-for-3 with an RBI single in the fifth (3).
- Andres Chaparro (2-for-4) got Staten Island on the board with an RBI double in the first (3).
- Harold Cortijo got the start and had a no-decision. In four innings of work, he gave up a run on two hits and struck out seven on 53 pitches (40 strikes).
- Frank German made his Staten Island debut out of the bullpen. He gave up a run on three hits and struck out three over two innings of work. 23 of his 30 pitches went for strikes.
- Brooks Kriske gave up a hit and struck out a batter over two shutout innings of relief.
- Garrett Mundell (1-2) gave up two unearned runs on one hit and struck out a batter in the ninth as he ended up taking the loss.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (3-6) defeated the Burlington Royals, 5-1.
- Jordan Scott went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and he had two RBI singles (3,4).
- Mickey Gasper (1-for-4) with an RBI (2).
- Nelson Gomez (1-for-3) drove in a run on a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the first (3).
- Robert Javier (2-for-4) and Juan De Leon (2-for-3, walk, stolen base) each had a multi-hit game in the win.
- Luis Gil got the start for Pulaski. He went 4.2 innings, gave up a run on five hits, struck out six, and walked two on 82 pitches (56 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Wellington Diaz (1-0) finished the game and got the win after throwing 4.1 scoreless innings. He allowed two hits, struck out seven batters, and walked two.
Gulf Coast League (Rookie): The two GCL squads split their games on Thursday. The East team (2-6) lost to GCL Tigers East, 12-10. The West squad (5-3) picked up the win over the GCL Braves, 11-7.
- Ryder Green went 2-for-3, hit a three-run home run in the top of the first (1), and drove in four runs (1,2,3,4).
- Alex Guerrero (1-for-4) drove in a pair of runs (1,2).
- Griffin Garabito went 1-for-5 with a triple and he drove in two runs (1,2).
- Jesus Severino went 3-for-4 with a walk out of the leadoff spot.
- Tony Hernandez started the game. He went 2.2 innings, gave up five runs (four earned) on six hits, and walked three batters.
- Josh Maciejewski (0-1) took the loss in relief. In 1.1 innings of work, he gave up six runs (two earned) on six hits and struck out a batter.
- Antonio Cabello (2-for-2, walk) had a double and hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the second (2).
- Luis Santos went 2-for-3 with a walk, double, triple, and he drove in four runs (1,2,3,4).
- Mitchell Robinson was 2-for-4 with a double and he had two RBIs (1,2).
- Jesus Graterol was 2-for-3 and he hit a solo shot in the fifth (1).
- Leonardo Pestana (1-0) went 2.1 innings, gave up five runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked one in a victory.
- Jackson Bertsch allowed one hit and struck out three over two scoreless innings as he picked up his second save of the year.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (11-12) got blown out by the DSL Nationals, 11-1.
- Enyerberth Ascanio, Deivi Munoz, and Oscar Sanabria all went 1-for-4.
- Carlos Moreno was 1-for-2 with a walk.
- Yon Castro (1-2) got the start in this game. He went 2.2 innings, gave up seven runs (three earned) on nine hits, struck out three batters, and walked two.
- Diego Cordero got the ball for the final two innings. He gave up a hit, struck out three batters, and walked one without giving up a run.