GCL Yankees Go 1-3 in Double-Double Header Day – Pinstriped Prospects
Game Recaps

GCL Yankees Go 1-3 in Double-Double Header Day

The Gulf Coast Yankees were seeing double on Monday, as both teams played two.

The GCL Yankees 1 dropped a pair to the Braves, losing the first game 4-2 in a makeup of a July 31 rainout and the second 5-1.

Starter Jean Ramirez (0-3) took the loss in the first game, giving up three of the Braves’ four runs. The only standout on the offensive side was Jordan Barnes, who was a perfect 3 for 3 and drove in a run.

The second game did not offer much difference, as starter Abel Duarte (4-2) got touched up for five runs in five innings, and the offense did not offer much in the way of run support. The only multi-hit performer was Wilkerman Garcia, who also drove in the Yankees’ lone run.

The GCL Yankees 2 split two with the Pirates, dropping the first game 4-0 but winning the second 7-1.

The Yankees 2 managed only two hits in the shutout loss, so only the pitching is worth mentioning. An unearned run charged to reliever Leonardo Garcia (1-2) was enough to get him the loss, but the major damage was done to Claudio Custodio, who gave up the remaining Pirate runs. Most notably, the Yankees’ first-round pick from the 2015 draft, James Kaprielian, took the mound for two scoreless innings and struck out two.

The Yankees 2 offense woke up in the second game, knocking out 12 hits. Isiah Gilliam had three hits, catcher Eduardo Navas had two hits and drove in two, and Renzo Martini went 2 for 4 with two runs scored and a two-run homer.

Starter Christian Morris struck out five in four innings and reliever Omar Luis (2-2) shut out the Pirates the rest of the way. After a bumpy start to his pro career, Morris has now allowed only one earned run in his last 12.1 innings pitched.

Pinstriped Prospects is owned and operated by RMP Sports Media, LLC.

DMCA.com Protection Status

Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Get the latest news directly to your inbox!
* = required field

powered by MailChimp!

Copyright © 2017 RMP Sports Media, LLC.

To Top