The first day of August was not a winning day in the New York Yankees organization. In the ten games that were played, the affiliates combined for a 4-6 record. A player drove in four runs in both New York and Staten Island while a Tampa starter added to his high win total for the year. Find out who those players were and more in our Pinstriped Performances
New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (68-38) lost to the Baltimore Orioles by a final score of 7-5.
- Gleyber Torres went 2-for-4 with a walk, two home runs (16,17), and four RBIs (46,47,48.49). He hit a solo shot in the bottom of the second and a three-run home run in the ninth.
- Miguel Andujar was 2-for-4 with an RBI single in the eighth (47).
- Didi Gregorius led the team in hits as he went 3-for-5.
- Sonny Gray (8-8) struggled on the mound. He went 2.2 innings, allowed seven runs on eight hits, struck out three, and walked two on 57 pitches (32 strikes) in a loss.
- Lance Lynn pitched well in his Yankees debut. He threw 4.1 shutout innings, allowed five hits and struck out five.
- Chad Green threw a 1-2-3 eighth.
- Jonathan Holder allowed two hits and struck out a batter in a scoreless ninth.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (56-51) lost their third straight game to the Rochester Red Wings, 6-2.
- Bruce Caldwell was 1-for-4 with a double.
- Erik Swanson (1-3) took the loss in his start. He went 4.1 innings, allowed six runs on eight hits, struck out four, and walked one on 86 pitches (58 strikes).
- J.P. Feyereisen came in the game after Swanson. He threw 2.2 shutout innings, allowed two hits, and struck out three.
- Tommy Kahnle allowed a hit and struck out a batter in a scoreless eighth.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (61-47) won their fourth straight game as they defeated the Reading Fightin Phils’, 6-1.
- Rashad Crawford was 1-for-3 and he drove in two RBIs with a base hit in the sixth (4,5).
- Mandy Alvarez (0-for-4) had a sacrifice fly in the fifth (45).
- Ryan Bollinger (6-4) got the win in his start. He went six innings, gave up one run on three hits, struck out five, and walked one on 87 pitches (54 strikes).
- Trevor Lane allowed four hits over two scoreless innings of relief.
- Matt Wivinis struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 ninth.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (55-53) picked up a 5-3 win over the Clearwater Threshers.
- Isiah Gilliam went 1-for-2 and had a two-run single in the top of the third (60,61).
- Diego Castillo was 1-for-4 with a stolen base, a walk, and an RBI single (37).
- Kellin Deglan (1-for-2) hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the eighth (2).
- Estevan Florial went 1-for-3 with two walks and two stolen bases.
- Justin Kamplain allowed one hit and struck out three while not giving up a run in the final four innings as he got his first save.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (50-56) were on the wrong end of a pitchers duel in a 2-1 loss to the Hickory Crawdads.
- Mitchell Hansen went 2-for-4 with a double.
- Dermis Garcia had the other extra-base hit (1-for-4, double).
- Miguel Yajure went five innings, gave up one run on five hits, struck out five, and walked one on 67 pitches (47 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Carlos Espinal (0-1) got the loss in his Charleston debut. In three innings of work, he allowed one run on three hits and struck out a batter.
Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (24-20) picked up an 8-3 win over the Aberdeen Ironbirds.
- Canaan Smith went 2-for-3 with a walk, a three-run home run in the bottom of the second (2), and drove in four runs (10,11,12,13)
- Eduardo Torrealba was 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBIs (9,10).
- Kyle Gray (1-for-4) hit a two-run home run in the eighth (2).
- Miguel Flames had a multi-hit game (2-for-3).
- Ricardo Ferreira (0-for-2) had two walks and two stolen bases.
- Brooks Kriske allowed one hit and struck out three over the final 3.1 innings as he got his third save of the year.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (17-24) were held to one hit in a 3-0 rain-shortened loss to the Burlington Royals (six innings).
- Robert Javier had the only hit for Pulaski (1-for-2).
- Wellington Caceres went 2.2 innings, allowed three hits, struck out one, and walked one on 46 pitches (30 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Justin Wilson (1-1) took the loss in relief. In two innings of work, he allowed three runs on three hits, walked a batter, and struck out one.
- Daniel Bies pitched the final 1.1 innings. He did not allow a hit and struck out two.
Gulf Coast League (Rookie)
GCL East: The East (12-23) had their game against the GCL Braves suspended due to rain with the game tied at one in the top of the fourth.
- Raymundo Moreno was 1-for-1 with a double.
- Juan Then started the game. He went three innings, allowed one run on two hits, struck out three, and walked three.
- Abismael Villaman allowed a hit and got two outs in the fourth.
GCL West: The West (16-18) was swept in a doubleheader against the GCL Tigers West. They lost Game 1, 10-1, and they were shut out in Game 2, 5-0.
- Hemmanuel Rosario went 1-for-3 and drove in the only run (3).
- Albert Abreu (0-2) had a rough outing. He only got one out in the first inning and he allowed eight runs on eight hits in a loss.
- Luis Ojeda came in after Abreu. He allowed three hits, struck out three, and walked two over 3.2 shutout innings.
- Wilser Barrios struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 seventh.
- Luis Santos had the only two hits for the Yankees (2-for-3).
- Carlos D. Rodriguez (3-2) went five innings, gave up four runs on eight hits and struck out seven batters in a loss.
- Sean Boyle allowed one run on three hits and struck out a batter over the final two innings.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (21-30) defeated the DSL Nationals, 14-4.
- Deivi Munoz went 4-for-5 with a stolen base, a double, and two RBIs (13,14).
- Mario Morillo (1-for-4) had a double and two RBIs (6,7).
- Bryant Arrieche went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs (8,9).
- Madison Santos was 2-for-4 with two walks and an RBI (17).
- Carlos Moreno (1-for-1) had a triple and drove in three runs (7,8,9).
- Alfred Vega (2-5) went five innings, gave up two unearned runs on three hits, and struck out four in a win.
- Thowar Martinez came in after Vega. In 3.2 innings of work, he allowed two runs on two hits, struck out five, and walked two.
- Albert Carrizo struck out the final batter of the game.