There were only two games that took place in the New York Yankees organization on Monday. The big league club had to have paid close attention to who ended up being the “opener” in Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Meanwhile, Trenton continued their winning ways as their bullpen did not allow a run. Check out which players stood out in tonight’s Pinstriped Performances.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (10-11) dropped their series opener against the Rochester Red Wings, 10-6.
- Ryan McBroom was 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
- Billy Burns went 1-for-3 and drove in a run on a hit-by-pitch in the seventh (6).
- Cliff Pennington was 0-for-2 with a walk and a sacrifice fly in the third (11). He has five RBIs in his last three games.
- Chad Green had a good first outing in Triple-A. He struck out five batters and walked one over two hitless innings. 22 of his 34 pitches were for strikes.
- Nestor Cortes Jr. (1-2) took the loss in this game. He allowed eight runs on eight hits, struck out four, and walked one in 4.2 innings of work. 62 of his 94 pitches were for strikes.
- Jake Barrett allowed one hit, struck out three, and walked one without allowing a run in the final 1.1 innings.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (14-7) began their series against the New Hampshire FisherCats with a 6-1 win. They have won four games in a row.
- Hoy Jun Park went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the third (6).
- Omar Carrizales was 1-for-4 with an RBI double in the first (2).
- Ben Ruta was 0-for-3 with a walk and stole his eighth base of the year.
- Brody Koerner took the no-decision in his outing. He allowed one run on five hits, struck out three, and walked five over four innings. 43 of his 76 pitches were for strikes.
- James Reeves came in after Koerner. He allowed one hit, struck out three, and walked one over two scoreless innings. He has struck out three batters in each of his last two outings.
- Daniel Alvarez (4-0) won the game in relief. He allowed one hit, struck out four, and walked one in two scoreless innings of work. The four strikeouts are a season-high.
- Kaleb Ort allowed one hit, struck out a batter, and walked one in the ninth.