Check out the top performances across the New York Yankees organization in the latest edition of Pinstriped Performances:
New York Yankees (MLB): The New York Yankees six-game winning was snapped on Sunday as they lost the series finale to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3
- Brett Gardner went 1-for-4, extending his hitting steak to 11-straight games
- Ronald Torreyes went 2-for-4 with a double, home run and all 3 RBIs on the day for the Yankees
- Luis Cessa pitched 3.1 scoreless innings of relief, striking out four and averaging his fastball at 97 mph before being optioned back to AAA Scranton immediately following the game
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): Scranton completes the series sweep over the Charlotte Knights with a 3-2 victory.
- Nestor Cortes out-dueled the highly touted Lucas Giolito, tossing 4.2 perfect innings while fanning seven Charlotte batters
- Giovanny Gallegos recorded his third save of the season with a perfect ninth inning
- Jake Cave went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored
- Cito Culver went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBIs and one run scored
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder took the rubber-game against Altoona 3-2 in 11 innings, improving their overall record to 72-34.
- Abiatal Avelino went 2-for-5 with a double and a run scored
- Jorge Saez went 3-for-5 with a run scored
- Cale Coshow tossed 3.0 scoreless innings, scattering one hit and two walks while striking out three
Tampa Yankees (Single-A Advanced): Tampa dropped their middle-game against Daytona 5-1
- Nick Solak went 2-for-3 with a double and the lone RBI on the night for the T-Yanks
- Chris Gittens went 1-for-3 with a double
Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): The RiverDogs were shutout 2-0 by the Greenville Drive in their series finale
- Estevan Florial went 1-for-4
- Oswaldo Cabrera went 1-for-4 with a stolen base
- Despite getting stuck with the loss, Alexander Vargas earned a quality start by hurling 7.0 innings of two-run ball, scattering just three hits while striking out four
Staten Island Yankees (Single-A Short Season): The Staten Island ‘Baby Bombers’ lost to the Hudson Valley Renegades 1-0 in 10 innings.
- Leonardo Molina and Dalton Blaser recorded one hit a piece – the only two hits of the night for Staten Island
- Trevor Stephan tossed 4.o innings of shutout baseball, scattering two hits while striking out five
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The P-Yanks were crushed 9-3 in their series opener with Johnson City
- Dermis Garcia went 2-for-3 with a home run, an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored
- Chad Martin was the only Yankees pitcher to not allow an earned run, pitching a hitless ninth inning out of the ‘pen.
Gulf Coast League Yankees East & West (Rookie): Scheduled Day Off
Dominican Summer League Yankees (Rookie): Scheduled Day Off