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Pinstriped Performances: Thursday, August 30, 2018



On Thursday, there were six games played in the New York Yankees organization and the teams combined for a 3-3 record. Scranton Wilkes-Barre had a walk-off win and a Staten Island reliever had one of the rare feats in baseball with a four-strikeout inning. Also, the Tampa squad had Clint Frazier participate in a rehab assignment. Find out about how he did and much more with our Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (84-49) were not able to hold the lead in their 8-7 loss to the Detroit Tigers.

  • Giancarlo Stanton was 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, and a two-run home run in the bottom of the third (33). It was his 300th career home run.
  • Gleyber Torres went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run in the fourth (21).
  • Luke Voit was 2-for-4 and he broke a 5-5 tie with a two-run home run in the seventh (5).
  • Aaron Hicks also had a multi-hit game (2-for-5).
  • J.A. Happ had a no-decision in his start. In 4.1 innings of work, he allowed five runs on 10 hits and struck out three on 92 pitches (60 strikes).
  • Chad Green came in after Happ and allowed one hit and struck out three over 1.2 scoreless innings.
  • David Robertson struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 seventh.
  • Zach Britton struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 ninth.
  • Dellin Betances (4-4) allowed three runs on two hits, struck out three, and walked a batter in the ninth as he took the loss.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (70-64) defeated the Syracuse Chiefs in walk-off fashion, 3-2.

Ryan Bollinger had a strong outing in a no-decision. He went six innings, allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits, struck out three, and walked two on 69 pitches (44 strikes) (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Devyn Bolasky was 2-for-4 and had the walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth (7).
  • Ryan McBroom went 2-for-3 with a walk and he tied the game with a base hit in the ninth (45).
  • Quintin Berry was 1-for-3 with a double.
  • Gio Urshela went 2-for-4 with a triple.
  • Gary Sanchez finished his rehab assignment and went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts.
  • George Kontos allowed one hit and struck out a batter in a scoreless seventh.
  • Justus Sheffield pitched a 1-2-3 eighth out of the bullpen.
  • Stephen Tarpley (2-2) allowed two hits and struck out two in the ninth as he got the win.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (75-61) lost 5-1 to the Altoona Curve.

Bruce Caldwell was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI single in the top of the ninth (35) (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Brandon Wagner led the Thunder in hits as he went 3-for-4.
  • Jhalan Jackson was 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Wendell Rijo went 1-for-3 with a walk and a triple.
  • Rashad Crawford also had an extra-base hit (1-for-4, double).
  • Brian Keller (10-9) took the loss on the mound. He went three innings, allowed five runs (four earned) on seven hits, struck out two, and walked three on 78 pitches (49 strikes).
  • Chase Hodson allowed two hits, struck out two, and walked one over three scoreless innings.
  • Matt Frawley allowed one hit and struck out two without allowing a run in the final two innings.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (68-66) won Game 1 of their doubleheader against the Florida Fire Frogs, 3-1. Game 2 was canceled due to rain and it will not be made up.

Game 1

Dom Thompson-Williams was 1-for-3 with a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth (16) (Mark LoMoglio)
  • Daniel Barrios was 2-for-3 with a two-run single in the bottom of the fourth (5,6).
  • Angel Aguilar went 1-for-3 with a double.
  • Estevan Florial was 0-for-4 with two stolen bases.
  • Clint Frazier was 1-for-3 as he continued his rehab assignment.
  • Domingo German got the start. He allowed an unearned run on three hits, struck out three, and walked one on 40 pitches (31 strikes) over three innings.
  • Dalton Lehnen (1-3) won the game in relief. In four scoreless innings, he allowed three hits, struck out four, and walked two.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (61-71) wrapped up their series against the Columbia Fireflies with a 7-3 loss.

Frederick Cuevas was 1-for-3 with a two-run single in the top of the second (13,14) (Bryan Green)
  • David Metzgar had the only multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4.
  • Leonardo Molina was 1-for-3 with an RBI double in the top of the second (37).
  • Alexander Vizcaino (0-1) took the loss in his Charleston debut. He went four innings, allowed six runs on eight hits, struck out two, and walked two on 71 pitches (37 strikes).
  • Daniel Ramos allowed one run on one hit, struck out four, and walked one over two innings.
  • Daniel Alvarez struck out two batters and walked one in two hitless innings of relief.

Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (36-33) held the Vermont Lake Monsters to three hits in a 6-0 win.

Tanner Myatt got the start in this game. He went two innings, allowed one hit, struck out two, and walked two on 33 pitches (18 strikes). His fastball sat 96 miles-per-hour on the radar gun and got as high as 98. (Robert M Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Kyle Gray was 1-for-3 with a walk and he hit a three-run home run (7) in the bottom of the eighth.
  • Josh Breaux went 1-for-3 with a pair of RBIs (20,21).
  • Alex Junior was 0-for-2 with two walks and a stolen base.
  • Daniel Bies (1-0) got the win in his Staten Island debut. He threw four shutout innings, allowed no runs on two hits, and struck out three.
  • Austin Gardner threw three perfect innings of relief and struck out six (four of them in the eighth) as he got the save in his debut.


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