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Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday night did not have much action in the New York Yankees organization. There were only three games because the Yankees had the night off and Charleston’s game got canceled. In those three games, the teams combined for a 1-2 record with Scranton getting the lone win. As for Trenton and Tampa, they combined to score one run. Check out the key performances from the night’s action below:

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (21-24) were able to split their four-game series against the Pawtucket Red Sox with a 3-1 win.

Billy Fleming went 2-for-4 and had an RBI single (11) in the top of the sixth. (Cheryl Pursell)

  • Greg Bird was 1-for-5 and he had an RBI single (5) that got the scoring started in the first.
  • Clint Frazier did not record a hit (0-for-3). However, he had a stolen base, two walks, and he drove in a run (6).
  • Tyler Wade (2-for-5, double) and L.J. Mazzilli (2-for-4) were the two players that had a multi-hit game.
  • Josh Rogers (4-3) had a quality outing on the mound. He went 6.1 innings, gave up a run on four hits, struck out six, and walked three on 99 pitches (61 strikes).
  • J.P. Feyereisen came in after Rogers and gave up a hit and struck out a batter in 1.2 scoreless innings.
  • Cale Coshow struck out two of the three batters he faced in a 1-2-3 ninth inning as he got his second save.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (27-19) were held to three hits in a 1-0 loss to the Akron Rubberducks.

Brian Keller was the hard-luck loser for Trenton on Thursday. He went six innings, gave up one run on five hits, struck out six batters, and walked two on 73 pitches (51 strikes) (Mark LoMoglio)

  • Bruce Caldwell (1-for-2, walk) had the lone extra-base hit for the Thunder when he had a double in the top of the second.
  • Gosuke Katoh (1-for-3) and Abiatal Avelino (1-for-4) were the only other players who had a hit in the loss.
  • Matt Frawley gave up two hits and struck out two over the final two innings.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (24-21) dropped the series opener to the Florida Fire Frogs, 9-1.

Angel Aguilar hit his third home run of the season on Thursday and provided the lone offense for the Tarpons (Mark LoMoglio)

    • Alexander Palma (2-for-3) and Dom Thompson-Williams (2-for-4) were the two Tampa hitters that had multi-hit games.
    • Nick Nelson (1-2) did not last long in this game. He went 2.2 innings, gave up seven runs on four hits, struck out three, and walked four on 82 pitches (45 strikes). He had three wild pitches in the loss.
    • Hoy Jun Park went 0-for-2. However, he had two walks and that is the seventh time he has walked two times in a game this season (28 total free passes for the year).

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (20-25) had their series finale against the Augusta Greenjackets canceled and the game will not be made up. They will be back in action on Friday night at 7 p.m ET against the Hickory Crawdads.

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