Pinstriped Performances – Thursday, August 17th, 2017

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 completed the Subway Series sweep, winning their fourth consecutive game against the Mets with a 7-5 victory

  • Gary Sanchez went 2-for-5 with a homer (22) and five RBIs (64)
  • In his return from injury, Tyler Austin went 2-for-4 with a run scored
  • Brett Gardner went 1-for-5 with two RBIs (51) and two runs scored
  • Luis Severino bounced-back from his last shaky outing with 6.1 innings of one-run ball, scattering four hits and three walks while striking out nine en-route to his 10th win of the season

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): The RailRiders avoided a four-game sweep with a 5-4 victory in their series finale with Gwinnett.

  • In a rehab appearance, Greg Bird went 2-f0r-4 with an RBI and a run scored
  • Jake Cave went 2-for-5 with a solo home run (14)
  • Ji-Man Choi went 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBIs (61)
  • Brady Lail improved his record to 6-4 after tossing 6.1 innings of four-run ball. Lail scattered six hits while striking out six
  • Giovanny Gallegos and Ben Heller combined for 2.2 innings of shutout ball to preserve the RailRiders lead. Gallegos earned his fourth hold of the year while Heller earned his sixth save of the season.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder rallied late against the Akron Ducks and won the series finale 4-3.

  • Thairo Estrads went 1-for-4 with a pair of RBIs (40) and a run scored
  • Abiatal Avelino went 1-for-4 with a triple and a run scored
  • Jose Mesa pitched 4.o innings of one-run ball in relief of Domingo Acevedo, striking out seven while coughing up one hit en-route to earning the win

Tampa Yankees (Single-A Advanced): Game suspended due to rain


Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): The RiverDogs downed the Greenville Drive 7-2 in the rubber-match of their three-game series

  • Diego Castillo went 3-f0r-4 with with an RBI (39) and two runs scored
  • Isiah Gilliam went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three runs scored
  • Dermis Garcia went 2-for-4 with a home run (4) and three RBIs (10)
  • Alexander Vargas earned his first RiverDogs win with 6.0 innings of one-run ball, scattering five hits and one walk while striking out four

Staten Island Yankees (Single-A Short Season): The Staten Island Yankees shutout the Connecticut Tigers 4-0

  • Kendall Coleman went 1-f0r-3 with a double and three RBIs (13)
  • Juan De Paula improved his record to 4-3 with 7.0 shutout innings. The 19-year old right-hander allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out seven
  • Will Jones sealed the door with two scoreless innings out of the ‘Baby Bombers’ pen’

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): Pulaski Yankees lost both games of a double header.  They lost game one 5-4 and game two by the score of 10-0

  • Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-4 with a home run, continuing his rehab from a back injury.
  • Chad Martin pitched 2 1/3 hitless innings

Gulf Coast League Yankees East & West (Rookie): The Gulf Coast Yankees East had a scheduled day off while the Gulf Coast Yankees West crushed the GCL Tigers West 12-1

  • Oswald Pedraza went 2-for-5 with a pair of doubles and two RBIs (23)
  • Griffin Garabito went 1-for-3 with a single and two RBIs (26)
  • Miguel Flames went 3-for-4 with a triple and three RBIs (20)
  • Chris Hess went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs (4)
  • Jhonatan Munoz improved his record to 2-3 with 5.0 innings of one-run ball, scattering three hits and two walks while striking out four

Dominican Summer League Yankees (Rookie): The DSL Yankees walked the DSL Angels off with a 13-12 victory

  • Alexander Santana went 2-for-6 with a double, home run (5) and two RBIs (27)
  • Antonio Arias went 4-for-5 with a triple, RBI (24) and four runs scored
  • Starlin Paulino went 3-for-4 with a home run (1) and two RBIs (28)
  • Sandy Mota went 4-for-5 with a home run (2) and five RBIs (6)


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