Pinstriped Performances – Monday, May 22, 2017 – Pinstriped Prospects
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Pinstriped Performances – Monday, May 22, 2017

Trenton Thunder starting pitcher Justus Sheffield works against the Reading Fightin Phils in Trenton on May 22, 2017. (Martin Griff)

Check out the top performances across the New York Yankees farm system in the latest edition of Pinstriped Performances.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple A)

Scheduled off day

Trenton Thunder (Double A)

Trenton beat the Reading Fightin Phils by a score of 6-2 thanks to big nights from Miguel Andujar and starting pitcher Justus Sheffield. Andujar went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and two runs batted in. Sheffield tossed 6.1 innings, permitted one run on four hits and two walks. The southpaw struck out four and improved to 3-2 on the season. Rashad Crawford and Billy Fleming also recorded multi-hit games for the Thunder and collected a RBI.

Trenton Thunder’s Miguel Andujar went 3-for-3 with two doubles, a run scored and two runs batted in. (Martin Griff)

Tampa Yankees (Single A Advanced)

The Tampa Yankees enjoyed a strong start from Taylor Widener, that propelled the club to a 4-3 victory over the Jupiter Hammerheads. Widener went five strong, permitted two hits, two walks, no earned runs, and struck out eight. Cody Carroll pitched two near-perfect innings in relief of Widener. Just one batter reached base, while three struck out. Chris Gittens continues to tear up Florida State League pitching as he went 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI’s. Mandy Alvarez and Kyle Holder both collected two hits apiece, while Gosuke Katoh smacked his first home run of the season.

The Tampa Yankees enjoyed a strong start from Tayler Widner. (© Mark LoMoglio/Yankees)

Charleston RiverDogs (Single A)

Game postponed due to rain

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