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Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees organization went 3-3 in the six games that were played between the affiliates. The big league club went to extra innings while a Tampa starter threw seven shutout innings in a win. Check out some of the other key performances from across the organization:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (40-18) finished off their two-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 3-0 win in 13 innings.

  • Aaron Judge (1-for-5, walk) put the Yankees ahead 2-0 with a two-run home run (17) in the top of the 13th.
  • Two batters later, Giancarlo Stanton (1-for-4, 2 walks) hit a solo home run (14).
  • Gary Sanchez (1-for-6) and Miguel Andujar (1-for-3, two walks) each had a double in the win.
  • Sonny Gray had a no-decision in one of his best starts of the year. In eight innings of work, he gave up two hits, struck out eight, and walked two on 99 pitches (63 strikes).
  • David Robertson (4-2) got the win after striking out two batters in the 12th.
  • Aroldis Chapman gave up a hit and struck out one in the 13th as he got his 15th save of the year.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (26-31) lost to the Durham Bulls by a final score of 10-5.

Clint Frazier went 3-for-4 with a walk in the loss for Scranton Wilkes-Barre. (Photo by: Cheryl Pursell)

  • Billy McKinney (1-for-3, walk) hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth (4).
  • Wilkin Castillo (1-for-4) drove in the other run for Scranton with his RBI single in the sixth (1).
  • Erik Swanson (0-1) had a rough start. He went 2.2 innings, gave up three runs on four hits, struck out five, and walked one on 66 pitches (44 strikes).
  • Tommy Kahnle gave up one hit and struck out two in the ninth.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (34-21) only had four hits in their 5-1 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Ryan McBroom had the lone multi-hit game (2-for-4) for Trenton and he hit a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth (1) (Martin Griff)

  • Zack Zehner (1-for-4, triple) and Gosuke Katoh (1-for-4) had the other hits for Trenton.
  • Trevor Stephan (0-2) went five innings, gave up a run on five hits, struck out six, and walked one on 90 pitches (60 strikes) in the loss.
  • Domingo Acevedo struggled out of the bullpen. In four innings, he gave up four runs on seven hits, struck out two, and walked one.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (31-28) defeated the St. Lucie Mets 4-1.

Brandon Wagner hit a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth (10) and drove in two runs (26,27) in Tampa’s win. (Mark LoMoglio)

  • Ryan Lidge (1-for-3) got the scoring started with a two-run home run in the second (1).
  • Nick Nelson (2-2) threw seven shutout innings, gave up three hits, struck out three, and walked two on 95 pitches (62 strikes) in the win.
  • Phillip Diehl gave up a run on four hits and struck out three in the final two innings.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (28-29) hung on to defeat the Columbia Fireflies, 6-5.

Jason Lopez was 2-for-3 with three runs scored and he hit a solo home run (4) in the top of the third (Photo by Martin Griff)

  • Matt McPhearson (2-for-4) tied the game with a double in the top of the fifth and gave the Riverdogs the lead with a double in the seventh (1,2). Also, he stole a base (2).
  • Oswaldo Cabrera (1-for-4) drove in two runs with a base hit in the seventh (19,20).
  • Wilkerman Garcia (1-for-4) had an RBI double in the seventh (17).
  • Steven Sensley had a multi-hit game (2-for-4) in the win.
  • JP Sears picked up a no-decision in his start. In four innings, he gave up two runs on four hits and struck out six on 74 pitches (49 strikes).
  • Greg Weissert (2-2) picked up the win in relief. He gave up two runs on two hits and struck out one in three innings.
  • Kyle Zurak got the final four outs of the game as he picked up his fourth save of the year.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (3-1) lost their first game of the season to the DSL Twins, 8-6.

  • Madison Santos was 1-for-4 with a triple and he drove in three runs (1,2,3).
  • Miguel Marte (2-for-4) had a triple and drove in two runs (1,2).
  • Roberto Chirinos drove in a run on an RBI groundout in the top of the eighth (2).
  • Carlos Rodriguez (0-1) ended up taking the loss in this game. In 5.1 innings, he gave up six runs (five earned) on nine hits and struck out seven batters.
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