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Pinstriped Performances: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Out of the five games that were played in the New York Yankees organization on Tuesday, the clubs combined for a 2-3 record. Trenton was nearly no-hit and a Scranton Wilkes-Barre outfielder had multiple home runs. Meanwhile, Tampa got a great game from one of their best hitters and the Dominican Summer League offense continues their hot start to the season.

Trey Amburgey hit two home runs on Wednesday night in Scranton Wilkes-Barre’s loss to Buffalo. (Robert M Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)

Find out who else shined on the field with our Pinstriped Performances and remember to vote for your Pinstriped Performer of the Night:

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (31-23) lost 5-4 against the Buffalo Bison.

Logan Morrison was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the top of the fourth (6). He has four home runs in his last six games. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
  • Trey Amburgey went 2-for-5 with solo home runs in the first and third inning (8,9). Amburgey has six RBIs in his last three games and is up to 31 for the year.
  • Tyler Wade was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the first (11).
  • Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Ryan McBroom was 1-for-3 with a walk and a double. McBroom has 18 doubles this season.
  • Didi Gregorius was 0-for-5 as he continued his rehab assignment.
  • Daniel Camarena (0-2) took the loss in his start. He allowed five runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked two in 6.2 innings of work. All five runs were scored in the third. 67 of his 101 pitches were strikes. Camarena has gone 6.2 innings in each of his last two outings.
  • David Sosebee finished the game. He allowed one hit and struck out two over 1.1 scoreless innings.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (32-21) were one-hit by the Hartford Yard Goats in a 3-0 loss.

Rony Garcia (1-4) had a quality start in a loss. He allowed three runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked one in six innings of work. 62 of his 97 pitches were strikes. It is the second time this season Garcia has thrown six innings in a start. (Robert M. Pimpsner)
  • Matt Lipka was 1-for-3 with a stolen base and he broke up the no-no in the top of the ninth with a bunt single.
  • Trevor Lane allowed one hit and struck out two in two innings of work out of the bullpen. 15 of his 25 pitches were strikes. Lane has a 1.65 ERA in 18 outings this year.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (24-33) defeated the St. Lucie Mets, 6-4.

Dermis Garcia went 3-for-5 with a stolen base and a two-run single in the top of the first (41,42).  (Mark LoMoglio / Tampa Tarpons)
  • Pablo Olivares went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the third (11).
  • Oswaldo Cabrera went 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI double in the third (20).
  • Isiah Gilliam was 3-for-5 with a stolen base.
  • Angel Aguilar also had a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4.
  • Estevan Florial went 1-for-4 with a walk in his second game back with the Tarpons.
  • JP Sears (3-2) picked up the win in his start. He allowed two runs on four hits, struck out two, and walked three over 5.1 innings. 49 of his 85 pitches were strikes.
  • Matt Wivinis came in after Sears. He allowed two hits, struck out two, and walked one over 1.2 scoreless innings. 21 of his 36 pitches were strikes.
  • Andrew Bellatti finished the game. He allowed two runs on three hits, struck out two, and walked one in the final two innings. 25 of his 40 pitches were strikes.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (31-27) were held to five hits in an 8-1 loss to the Greensboro Grasshoppers.

Frederick Cuevas had the only multi-hit game for Charleston as he went 2-for-4. (Bryan Green)
  • Mickey Gasper was 1-for-3 with a walk.
  • Max Burt went 1-for-4 on the night.
  • Brandon Lockridge was 1-for-4 out of the leadoff spot and has now reached base in 22 consecutive games.
  • Daniel Bies (2-2) took the loss in his first start since May 21. He allowed five runs on nine hits, struck out two, and walked one in five innings of work. 49 of his 77 pitches were strikes.
  • Carlos Espinal came in after Bies. He allowed three runs on three hits, struck out two, and walked three in 2.2 innings. 32 of his 54 pitches were strikes.
  • Aaron McGarity allowed a hit and got one out in the eighth. 8 of his 13 pitches went for strikes.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (2-1) won an offensive slugfest against the DSL Cardinals Blue squad, 12-10.

  • Mauro Bonifacio went 2-for-5 with a double, a three-run home run in the bottom of the third (1), and four RBIs (1,2,3,4).
  • Jesus Rodriguez was 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the second (2).
  • Marcos Cabrera went 1-for-2 with an RBI (3), three walks, and four runs scored.
  • Alexander Vargas was 1-for-6 out of the leadoff spot with an RBI double in the fifth (1).
  • Maikol Escotto went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a solo home run in the sixth (1).
  • Agustin Ramirez was 1-for-3 with two walks and followed Escotto’s home run in the sixth with one of his own (1).
  • Alan Mejia went 1-for-3 with two walks and an RBI single in the fifth (2).
  • Dionys Vallejo was 1-for-2 with three walks.
  • Brandon Sanchez got the start. He allowed one run on two hits and struck out four over four innings in a no-decision.
  • Miguel Vargas (1-0) got the win in relief. He allowed five runs on five hits, struck out four, and walked two in three innings of work.
  • Yon Castro allowed three runs on three hits, struck out three, and walked a batter in the eighth.
  • Diego Cordero allowed one run on two hits in the ninth and picked up his first save of the year.