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Pinstriped Performances

Pinstriped Performances: Wednesday May 16th, 2018

With the New York Yankees getting their games postponed and Charleston having the night off, only three affiliates were in action on Wednesday. Despite not many games taking place, the organization went 3-0. This included one of the Yankees’ top prospects getting his first win of the year and a shortstop in Trenton extending his hitting streak. Check out the other key performances from Wednesday:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees had both of their games against the Washington Nationals rained out. They will make up the suspended game and the scheduled game on June 18 with the suspended game resuming at 5:05 p.m ET.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (18-19) defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs by a final score of 3-1.

  • Ryan McBroom went 2-for-3 and he hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the second (3).
  • Mike Ford (1-for-3) added to the score in the fourth with a solo home run (4).
  • Chance Adams (1-2) had his best start of the season. In seven innings, he gave up one hit, struck out ten (season-high), and walked two on 102 pitches (64 strikes) in the win. It was his first double-digit strikeout game since May 31, 2017.
  • Cody Carroll walked a batter in the ninth, but he got out of the inning and picked up his third save of the year (one strikeout).

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (24-14) bullpen did not give up a hit in the final 4.1 innings of their 5-4 win over the Akron Rubberducks.

  • Ben Ruta went 2-for-4 at the plate with a pair of RBIs (8,9) and a stolen base (9).
  • Chace Numata went 2-for-2 with a walk and a pair of RBIs (5,6).
  • Abiatal Avelino (1-for-3, walk) stole two bases (8,9) and extended his hitting streak to ten games.
  • Will Carter got the start for Trenton. He went 4.2 innings, gave up four runs on five hits, struck out four, and walked five on 97 pitches (51 strikes).
  • Andrew Schwaab (2-2) struck out three batters over two perfect innings as he got the win.
  • Caleb Frare followed up Schwaab by striking out a batter during his 1.1 innings of work.
  • Jordan Foley walked a batter in the ninth, but he got his sixth save of the year.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (22-17) held the Dunedin Blue Jays to four hits in a 4-0 win.

  • Angel Aguilar was 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot and he had an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh (15).
  • Nathaniel Coronado (1-for-4) got the scoring started with an RBI single in the first (3).
  • Isiah Gilliam had the other RBI for Tampa with his single in the seventh (24).
  • Nick Green (4-1) went six innings, gave up three hits, struck out six, and walked one on 88 pitches (53 strikes) in the win.
  • Matt Wivinis threw a 1-2-3 seventh inning with two strikeouts and he still hasn’t given up a run this season.
  • Justin Kamplain did not give up a hit in the eighth (one walk) and David Sosebee gave up one hit in a scoreless ninth (two strikeouts).


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I am an alum of St. John's University, where I majored in sports management.

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