Pinstriped Performances – Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Check out the top performances across the New York Yankees organization in the latest edition of Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): Thanks to three costly first-inning errors and complete dominance on the hill by Corey Kluber, the Cleveland Indians spoiled Sonny Gray‘s New York Yankees debut with a 5-1 victory over the ‘Bombers’ at Progressive Field.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): The RailRiders were swept by the Buffalo Bisons after dropping the series finale 4-2.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): After Wednesday’s game was postponed due to rain, the Thunder split a day/night double header with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, dropping the first game 2-0 while winning the night cap 4-1.

Game One: 2-0 L

  • Jeff Hendrix and Thairo Estrada recorded the only two-hits of the day for Trenton, as Corey Oswalt completely dominated the Thunder lineup
  • Despite getting stuck with the loss, Daniel Camarena recorded a quality start after tossing 6.0 innings of two run ball (one earned) while scattering just four hits and three walks

Game Two: 4-1 W

  • The recently promoted Nick Solak continued to make a name for himself, going 2-for-4 with a double, home run and two runs scored.
  • Zack Zehner went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs
  • Jose Mesa recorded him first Double-A win after hurling 5.o innings of one-run ball, scattering just three hits while striking out seven
  • Cody Carroll tossed two scoreless innings out to record his first save of the season

Tampa Yankees (Single-A Advanced): The T-Yanks kicked off a four-game series on the road in Port St. Lucie with a 6-2 loss to the Mets.

Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): The RiverDogs started a four-game series at home against Greenville with a 6-3 loss.

Staten Island Yankees (Single-A Short Season): Staten Island dropped their second consecutive game to Aberdeen with a 7-5 loss. The ‘Baby Bombers’ will look to avoid the sweep in the series finale tomorrow night at 7:00 PM EST.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Pulaski Yankees swept a day/night double header against the Bluefield Blue Jays, winning game one 2-1 and game two 5-4.

Game One: 2-1 W

  • Jesus Bastidas went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI
  • Evan Alexander went 1-for-3 with a single and a stolen base (2)
  • Chad Martin earned the win after pitching 2.2 scoreless innings out of the ‘pen
  • Kaleb Ort recorded his eighth save of the season after pitching a scoreless seventh inning.

Game Two: 5-4 W

  • Andy Diaz went 1-for-2 with a Grand Slam
  • Victor Rey went 2-for-3 with a run scored
  • Leobaldo Cabrera went 1-for-3 with an RBI
  • Deivi Garcia improved his record to 2-0 with 5.0 innings of two-run ball, scattering just two hits while striking out eight.

Gulf Coast League Yankees East & West (Rookie): The Gulf Coast Yankees East fell to the GCL Phillies 6-1 while the Gulf Coast Yankees West downed the GCL Braves 11-6.

For the East:

  • Jose Devers and Jose Carrera recorded the only two hits on the day

For the West:

Dominican Summer League Yankees (Rookie): Scheduled Day Off

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