With Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre rained out on Tuesday, only four teams were in action on Tuesday. Two teams gave up late leads in the ninth, but one affiliate had a player record a multi-home run game. Meanwhile, Trenton picked up another walk-off victory to keep their win streak going and the Yankees began their series against the Red Sox with a convincing win. Find out who stood out in those games with our Pinstriped Performances and vote for your Pinstriped Performer of the Night:
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New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (7-9) started their series against the Boston Red Sox with an 8-0 win.
- Mike Tauchman had a career night at the plate. He went 2-for-4 with a double, a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth (1), and four RBIs (1,2,3,4). It was his first career major league home run.
- Clint Frazier was 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the fourth (4).
- Gleyber Torres went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the seventh (4).
- Luke Voit was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the third (15).
- DJ LeMahieu went 1-for-5 and had an RBI single in the third to start the scoring (8).
- Aaron Judge was 2-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base.
- James Paxton (2-2) was dominant on the mound in a win. In eight shutout innings of work, he allowed two hits, struck out 12, and walked one. 78 of his 110 pitches were for strikes.
- Joe Harvey allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth to complete the shutout.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (8-4) had their game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs postponed due to rain. They will play a doubleheader on Wednesday with Game 1 starting at 5:05 p.m.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (8-3) defeated the Akron Rubberducks in walk-off fashion, 7-6, in 11 innings. They have won five games in a row.
- Wendell Rijo went 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of walks.
- Hoy Jun Park was 1-for-5 with a double and two RBIs (2,3).
- Chris Gittens went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the first (10).
- Rashad Crawford was 1-for-5 with an RBI single in the fourth (4).
- Brandon Wagner had a pinch-hit, walk-off single in the 11th (5).
- Trevor Stephan had a rough outing on the mound in a no-decision. He allowed five runs on seven hits, struck out six, and walked one over three innings. 50 of his 72 pitches were for strikes.
- Adonis Rosa followed up Stephan with an impressive outing in his first Double-A appearance of the year. He allowed one hit, struck out two, and walked one over five shutout innings.
- Kaleb Ort struck out three batters in two perfect innings of work.
- Domingo Acevedo (2-0) allowed an unearned run on one hit in the 11th in the win.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (4-9) allowed six runs in the top of the ninth in an 11-6 loss to the Bradenton Marauders.
- Dermis Garcia went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs (6,7) and four RBIs (10,11,12,13). He hit a solo shot in the bottom of the second and a three-run home run in the third. He has six RBIs in his last three games.
- Oswaldo Cabrera was 0-for-3. However, he drove in two runs (6,7) on a sacrifice fly in the third and a groundout in the seventh.
- Chris Hess was 1-for-4 with a double.
- Dalton Lehnen (0-1) took the loss in relief. He allowed four runs on six hits and struck out four in 3.2 innings of work.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (6-7) allowed two runs in the top of the ninth as they lost 4-3 to the Greenville Drive.
- Kyle Gray was 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the bottom of the first (6).
- Canaan Smith went 1-for-4 with a two-run single in the fifth (4,5).
- Brandon Lockridge was 2-for-5 with a triple.
- Roansy Contreras took the no-decision in his start. He allowed two runs on four hits, struck out five, and walked two over 4.1 innings. 51 of his 89 pitches were for strikes.
- Anderson Munoz (0-1) took the loss in relief. He allowed two runs on three hits, struck out eight, and walked two over four innings.