There were six games played in the New York Yankees organization on Tuesday night with Tampa playing a doubleheader. While the affiliates combined for a 2-4 record, the Railriders got a four-hit performance from their leadoff hitter, Charleston hung on for a close win, Trenton’s leading home run hitter added to his total, and one of the Yankees top prospects in the Dominican Republic had a three-hit day.
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Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (37-25) began their series against the Norfolk Tides with a 4-1 win.
- Kyle Higashioka was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the top of the third (9). Higashioka has homered in back-to-back games and three of his last five.
- Breyvic Valera went 4-for-5 out of the leadoff spot. Valera is hitting .432 in 10 games this month and had his second four-hit game of the year.
- Tyler Wade was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI (12).
- Mike Tauchman was 1-for-2 with two walks.
- Drew Hutchison (5-4) had a quality start in a win. He allowed one run on four hits, struck out five, and walked three in six innings of work. 55 of his 91 pitches were strikes. Hutchison has a 2.50 ERA in three starts this month.
- Rex Brothers struck out a batter and walked one in a hitless seventh. 8 of 16 pitches were strikes.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (34-25) lost their series opener to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, 7-6.
- Mandy Alvarez was 2-for-5 with three RBIs (11,12,13). Alvarez has six RBIs in his last four games.
- Matt Lipka went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and an RBI single in the seventh (5).
- Kellin Deglan had his second straight multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4.
- Kyle Holder had a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4.
- Deivi Garcia took the no-decision. He allowed four runs on five hits, struck out six, and walked four in 5.2 innings of work. 58 of 103 pitches were strikes. Garcia has walked four in each of his last two starts.
- Adonis Rosa came in for Garcia. He allowed two runs on five hits, struck out five, and walked two over 2.1 innings. 37 of 59 pitches were strikes.
- Daniel Alvarez (5-1) took the loss. He allowed one run on two hits and walked two while only getting one out in the ninth. 10 of 21 pitches were strikes.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (27-38) lost both games of their doubleheader against the Fort Myers Miracle. They lost 6-1 in Game 1 and 7-2 in Game 2.
- Giancarlo Stanton began his rehab on Tuesday. He went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth (1).
- Tyler Hill was 2-for-3 out of the number nine spot in the order. Hill has had a hit in four straight games.
- Jason Lopez went 1-for-2 with a double.
- JP Sears (3-3) took the loss in his start. He allowed five runs on five hits, struck out two batters, and walked one in five innings of work. 57 of his 80 pitches were strikes. The five runs are the most Sears has allowed in a start this year.
- Kyle Zurak finished the game. He allowed one run on two hits over the final two innings. 15 of 22 pitches were strikes.
- Oswaldo Cabrera had a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4.
- Wendell Rijo was 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI groundout in the sixth (3).
- Tyler Hill was 2-for-3 with a double.
- Janson Junk (2-3) took the loss in his start. He allowed six runs on nine hits, struck out four, and walked two over five innings. 61 of his 89 pitches were strikes.
- James Reeves allowed one run on one hit, struck out a batter, and walked two in the sixth. 13 of 31 pitches were strikes.
- Greg Weissert struck out the side in the seventh. 12 of 20 pitches were strikes. Weissert hasn’t allowed a run in four appearances this month.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (35-30) defeated the Rome Braves, 3-2.
- Mickey Gasper provided the lone offense in this one. He was 1-for-2 with two walks and a three-run home run in the top of the third (5).
- Anthony Seigler was 1-for-3 with a walk.
- Brandon Lockridge went 1-for-4 out of the leadoff spot.
- Max Burt was 1-for-4 and extended his hit streak to five games.
- Eduardo Torrealba went 1-for-4.
- Alexander Vizcaino (4-2) won the game for Charleston. He allowed two runs on seven hits, struck out three, and walked one over five innings. 47 of 70 pitches were strikes. Vizcaino has allowed three runs or fewer in six straight starts.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (4-4) lost to DSL Phillies Red, 11-4.
- Kevin Alcantara was 3-for-5 with a double, a triple, and an RBI (5). He has five RBIs in the last four games.
- Alexander Vargas went 2-for-3 with a walk, a triple, and a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth (2). Vargas is on a five-game hit streak.
- Jesus Rodriguez went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the fifth (3).
- Kelvin Espino was 0-for-3 with a walk and an RBI (2).
- Wilfre Favelo went 1-for-3 with a double.
- Brandom Sanchez (0-1) took the loss in his start. He allowed six runs (five earned) on seven hits, struck out four, and walked one in 2.1 innings of work.
- Miguel Vargas gave up three runs on five hits, struck out a batter, and walked three in four innings of relief.
- Starling Perez threw a 1-2-3 eighth inning.
- Felix Alonzo allowed two runs on two hits and struck out two in the ninth.