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Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

For the second time this month, the New York Yankees organization had a perfect night as all six affiliates won their games. In those games, the teams combined to give up a total of 11 runs and there was a walk-off win down in the Dominican Republic as well a top pitching prospect returning to the mound in Trenton. Check out some of the other key performances from the night’s action.

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (39-18) defeated the Toronto Blue Jays by a final score of 7-2.

  • Miguel Andujar (2-for-3) hit a grand slam in the top of the seventh (7) to put the Yankees ahead 4-1. He is now at 26 RBIs for the year.
  • Aaron Hicks (1-for-3, walk) hit a three-run home run in the eighth (6) and he has also reached the 26 RBI mark for the year.
  • Giancarlo Stanton had the other multi-hit game (2-for-5, double).
  • CC Sabathia (3-1) had a strong outing in Toronto. He went seven innings, gave up two runs on three hits, struck out six, and walked one on 89 pitches (57 strikes) in the win.
  • David Robertson and Chasen Shreve did not give up a run or a hit in the final two innings. Robertson struck out a batter while Shreve struck out two.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (26-30) began their series against the Durham Bulls with a 6-3 win.

Mark Payton was 2-for-4 and he started the scoring for Scranton with a two-run single in the bottom of the second (1,2) (Cheryl Pursell)

  • Bruce Caldwell (2-for-4) hit a solo home run in the sixth (1) and drove in two runs (3,4).
  • Tyler Wade went 2-for-5 and had an RBI single (10).
  • Billy McKinney was 2-for-4 and had an RBI (5).
  • David Hale (2-2) got the win in his start. He went 5.1 innings, gave up two runs on four hits, struck out eight, and walked two on 88 pitches (57 strikes).
  • Giovanny Gallegos was dominant out of the bullpen. In 2.2 innings, he gave up one hit, walked a batter, and struck out 7 of the 10 batters he faced.
  • Cody Carroll gave up a run on two hits in the ninth while striking out three.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (34-22) scored seven runs in the bottom of the fourth en route to an 8-1 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels

Jonathan Loaisiga (3-0) gave up one run on one hit and struck out eight over five innings in a win over Richmond (Photo by Martin Griff)

  • Jhalan Jackson (2-for-4) had an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth and an RBI double in the seventh (18,19).
  • Ryan McBroom (1-for-5) capped off that fourth inning with a two-run single (2,3).
  • Zack Zehner (2-for-4) tied the game at one in the fourth with a triple (11).
  • Trey Amburgey (1-for-4, walk) drove in his 24th run of the year on a walk in the fourth.
  • Brody Koerner gave up two hits and struck out a batter in two scoreless innings.
  • Kaleb Ort and Stephen Tarpley did not give up a hit over the final two innings and they each struck out a batter (Ort walked two).

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (30-28) were able to defeat the St. Lucie Mets, 6-2.

Brandon Wagner hit a two-run home run (9) in the bottom of the first and he is now at 25 RBIs for the season. (Mark LoMoglio)

  • Mandy Alvarez (2-for-3) hit a solo home run in the sixth (2), his second in as many nights.
  • Alexander Palma (2-for-4) got the scoring started with an RBI single in the first (16).
  • Dom Thompson-Williams (1-for-3) had an RBI triple in the eighth (11).
  • Deivi Garcia made his first start for the Tarpons. In 4.2 innings of work, he gave up two runs (one earned) on two hits, struck out seven, and walked three on 83 pitches (50 strikes).
  • Justin Kamplain (2-0) struck out three batters and walked one in 2.1 hitless innings in the win.
  • Matt Frawley gave up a hit and struck out two as he got his second save of the year.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (27-29) used a pair of two-run home runs to defeat the Columbia Fireflies, 5-1.

Eduardo Navas went 2-for-4 and hit a two-run home run (1) in the top of the seventh (Jerry Coli)

  • Dermis Garcia (1-for-4) hit a two-run home run in the eighth (1).
  • Chris Hess had the lone multi-hit game of the night for the Riverdogs (2-for-4).
  • Janson Junk (1-1) got his first win of the season. He went seven innings, gave up a run on three hits, and struck out seven on 86 pitches (63 strikes).
  • Dalton Higgins finished the night by striking out a batter over two perfect innings.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (3-0) remained undefeated after a 3-2 walk-off win over the DSL Twins.

  • Angel Rojas (2-for-4, walk) drove in the game-winning run with an RBI double in the bottom of the ninth (4).
  • Juan Crisp (1-for-4) drove in a run with a base hit in the sixth (1).
  • Abismael Villaman got the start in this game. He went 3.1 innings, gave up an unearned run on four hits, struck out two batters, and walked two.
  • Daniel Marten (1-0) got the win in relief. He struck out three batters in two perfect innings.
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