On Thursday, the New York Yankees organization ended up going 4-5 in the nine games that were played. The big league club reached their 50th win of the season and Tampa and Charleston got the second halves of their seasons off to a good note. Meanwhile, Pulaski ended up losing their second extra-inning game in a row. Check out who shined on the field on Thursday with our Pinstriped Performances:
New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (50-22) scored all their runs in the first inning in a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners. They have now won four games in a row.
- Aaron Judge (1-for-3, walk) started the scoring with a two-run home run (19). He is now at 50 RBIs for the season.
- Miguel Andujar (1-for-3, walk) added to the lead in the first with a two-run home run of his own (10).
- Clint Frazier, Gleyber Torres (double), and Didi Gregorius all went 2-for-4 in the win.
- Luis Severino (11-2) went 5.2 innings, gave up three runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked one on 107 pitches (70 strikes) in the win.
- David Robertson followed Severino with 1.1 scoreless innings of relief. He gave up a hit and struck out one.
- Dellin Betances struck out two batters and walked one in a scoreless eighth.
- Aroldis Chapman threw a scoreless ninth (one walk, one strikeout) as he picked up his 22nd save of the year.
Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (35-36) defeated the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs, 3-1.
- L.J. Mazzilli (1-for-3) tied the game at one with a base hit in the third (15).
- Tyler Wade (1-for-4) and Zack Zehner (1-for-3) each had a double in the victory.
- David Hale got the no-decision in his start. In 4.2 innings of work, he gave up a run on five hits, struck out seven, and walked four on 105 pitches (63 strikes).
- J.P. Feyereisen (3-1) got the win out of the bullpen. He gave up one hit in 2.1 scoreless innings.
- Joe Harvey gave up a hit and struck out two in a scoreless eighth.
- Cody Carroll threw a 1-2-3 ninth as he picked up his sixth save of the year.
Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (41-30) lost to the Binghamton Rumble Ponies, 7-1.
- Jeff Hendrix (2-for-3) was the only other Thunder player with a hit.
- Brian Keller (5-5) took the loss in his return to the rotation. He went four innings, gave up seven runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked two on 82 pitches (52 strikes).
- David Sosebee struck out four batters and gave up two hits in 3.2 scoreless innings.
- Jordan Foley struck out two and walked two in 1.1 hitless innings.
Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (36-35) started the second half of the Florida State League season with a 9-3 win over the Jupiter Hammerheads.
- Brandon Wagner (3-for-4) hit a two-run home run in the fifth (15) and drove in four runs (37,38,39,40).
- Dom Thompson-Williams (1-for-4) gave Tampa a 3-2 lead in the fourth with a two-run home run (7).
- Wendell Rijo (1-for-3, double) had his first RBI with the Tarpons.
- Albert Abreu (3-2) went five innings, gave up two runs on four hits, struck out six, and walked one on 90 pitches (57 strikes) in a win.
- Phillip Diehl struck out five batters in two perfect innings out of the bullpen.
Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (34-35) began the second half of the season with a 9-8 win over the Lexington Legends in eight innings.
- Dermis Garcia (1-for-4) hit a solo home run in the top of the fifth (4).
- Leonardo Molina (1-for-4) had a two-run triple in the top of the third (20,21).
- Steven Sensley was 2-for-4 and he drove in a run (21).
- Jason Lopez went 2-for-4 with three runs scored and he had an RBI (18).
- JP Sears (1-5) got his first win for Charleston. In five innings of work, he gave up three runs (two earned) on four hits, struck out six batters, and walked three on 85 pitches (60 strikes).
Staten Island Yankees (Short Season): The Yankees (2-5) dropped their series opener to the Aberdeen Ironbirds by a final score of 5-3.
Eduardo Torrealba went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs (1,2) in Staten Island’s loss to Aberdeen. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
- Frederick Cuevas had the lone multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4 with a double.
- Junior Soto (1-for-4) drove in a run via a base hit in the bottom of the ninth (1).
- Matt Sauer got the no-decision in his start. He went four innings, gave up a run on three hits, struck out two, and walked one on 82 pitches (47 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Drew Finley (0-1) took the loss in relief of Sauer. He went two innings, gave up two runs on three hits, struck out a batter, and walked one.
- Daniel Alvarez struck out four batters in 1.1 innings. He gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and walked one.
- Paul Young struck out two batters and walked one in the final 1.2 innings of the game.
Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (1-2) lost their second straight extra-inning game to the Danville Braves, 5-4, in ten innings
- Juan De Leon went 2-for-4 at the plate with a walk and he got Pulaski on the board with an RBI single in the top of the fourth.
- Jordan Scott (1-for-3, walk) had an RBI double in the fourth (1).
- Evan Alexander (1-for-3, walk) tied the game at four with a sacrifice fly in the eighth (2).
- Everson Pereira and Saul Torres each went 2-for-5 in the loss.
- Jhonatan Munoz got the start. He went 5.2 innings, gave up four runs on seven hits, and struck out three on 80 pitches (55 strikes) in a no-decision.
- Carlos Espinal gave up an unearned run on two hits, struck out a batter, and walked two in 3.1 scoreless innings of relief.
- Bryan Blanton (0-1) got one out in the 10th and ended up getting the loss.
Gulf Coast League (Rookie): While the GCL Yankees West squad had their game rained out, the East team (0-3) lost to the GCL Braves, 7-3.
- Jose Villa went 4-for-5 with a double, a triple, and he hit a solo home run (1) in the bottom of the second.
- Gustavo Campero (1-for-4) drove in the other run (1).
- Gabriel Mora had the other multi-hit game of the day (2-for-4).
- Yoendrys Gomez went five innings, gave up one run on five hits, struck out five, and walked two in a no-decision.
- Luis Ojeda gave up one hit and struck out two in two scoreless innings out of the bullpen.
- Daniel Marten (1-1) took the loss in relief. In 1.1 innings of work, he gave up four runs on two hits, struck out a batter, and walked two.
Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (8-9) were held to one hit in their 5-0 loss to the DSL Twins
- Oscar Sanabria had the lone hit with a leadoff single in the bottom of the ninth.
- Yon Castro (1-1) got the start. He went five innings, gave up five runs (one earned) on six hits, struck out four, and walked one in the loss.
- Angel Obando gave up one hit over three scoreless innings.
- Jose Peguero walked two batters in a scoreless ninth.