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Pinstriped Performances – Sunday, July 30, 2017

Trenton Thunder’s Nestor Cortes works against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on July 23, 2017. (Martin Griff)

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

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