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Pinstriped Performances: Thursday, June 6, 2019



On Thursday, all five teams that currently are in-season were in action as they all finished with a 1-4 record. Charleston picked up the only win of the night as their starting pitcher picked up a win in his season debut. Meanwhile, Scranton Wilkes-Barre got a four-hit game from one of its players, Trenton had back-to-back home runs, and the Dominican Summer League squad put eight runs on the board:

Brad Miller went 4-for-4 with a home run in Scranton Wilkes-Barre’s loss to Buffalo on Thursday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Check out which players stood out in Thursday’s Pinstriped Performances and remember to vote for the Pinstriped Performer of the Night:

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (33-24) dropped their series finale to the Buffalo Bisons, 3-2.

Stephen Tarpley allowed two hits and struck out two over two scoreless innings of relief. 21 of his 29 pitches were strikes. Tarpley hasn’t allowed a run in five straight appearances. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
  • Brad Miller went 4-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in the top of the ninth (9). Miller is hitting .367 over the last ten games.
  • Breyvic Valera was 1-for-4 and extended his hit streak to 13 games.
  • Mike Tauchman went 1-for-3 with a triple and a walk.
  • Billy Burns went 0-for-4 with an RBI (14). He has an RBI in back-to-back games.
  • Drew Hutchison (4-4) took the loss in a quality start. He allowed three runs on five hits, struck out five, and walked one over six innings. 55 of his 79 pitches were strikes. Hutchison has gone six innings in back-to-back starts.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (33-22) lost their series finale to the Hartford Yard Goats, 9-3.

Mandy Alvarez was 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the top of the seventh (2). Alvarez has an RBI in three of his last four games. (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Kyle Holder went 1-for-4 and followed up Alvarez’s home run with a solo shot in the seventh (4).
  • Zack Zehner went 3-for-4 out of the cleanup spot. It is his second three-hit game of the year.
  • Brandon Wagner was 1-for-4 with a double.
  • It was a rough night for Albert Abreu (2-5) on the mound. He allowed six runs (one earned) on six hits, struck out two, and walked two over three innings in a loss. 43 of his 68 pitches were strikes.
  • Will Carter came in after Abreu. He allowed two runs on four hits and walked three in 2.2 innings of relief. 27 of 46 pitches were strikes.
  • James Reeves struck out two batters and walked one over 1.1 hitless innings. 15 of 24 pitches were strikes. Reeves hasn’t allowed a run in four straight outings.
  • Daniel Alvarez allowed one run on two hits, struck out one, and walked one in the eighth. 12 of 20 pitches were strikes.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (24-35) lost their series finale to the St. Lucie Mets, 5-4.

Welfrin Mateo went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the top of the sixth (2). (Robert M Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Isiah Gilliam was 1-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the sixth (22). His hit streak is now at six games.
  • Dermis Garcia went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the sixth (43). Garcia has nine RBIs in the last six games.
  • Steven Sensley was 2-for-3 with a double.
  • Pablo Olivares went 2-for-5 out of the leadoff spot.
  • Diego Castillo was 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Shawn Semple took the no-decision in his start. He allowed three unearned runs on five hits, struck out a batter, and walked one over five innings. 61 of his 100 pitches were strikes.
  • Hobie Harris (1-2) took the loss in relief. He allowed two runs on two hits and struck out a batter over two innings. 21 of his 35 pitches were strikes.
  • Greg Weissert struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 eighth. 6 of his 9 pitches were strikes. Weissert hasn’t allowed a run in five straight appearances.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (33-27) began their series against the Asheville Tourists with a 6-2 win.

Canaan Smith was 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run single in the bottom of the sixth (25,26). Smith has seven RBIs in his last five games. (Robert M. Pimpsner)
    • Max Burt went 1-for-2 with a walk and a three-run home run in the third (6). Burt has two home runs in the last five games.
    • Omar Carrizales was 1-for-3 with a walk, a double, and an RBI (1).
    • Kyle Gray had a multi-hit game as he went 2-for-3.
    • Harold Cortijo (1-0) won his season debut for the Riverdogs. He allowed two runs on six hits and struck out five in five innings of work. 49 of his 76 pitches were strikes.
    • Tanner Myatt came in relief of Cortijo. He allowed two hits, struck out two, and walked two over three shutout innings. 22 of 43 pitches were strikes.
    • Aaron McGarity walked a batter in a scoreless ninth. 4 of his 11 pitches were strikes.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (2-2) lost 14-8 to the DSL Angels in a game where they made seven errors.

  • Felix Negueis went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBIs (6,7,8).
  • Kevin Alcantara was 1-for-4 with a walk and a pair of RBIs (2,3).
  • Nicolas Garcia went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the sixth (2). He has driven in a run in each of the first two games he’s played in.
  • Alexander Vargas was 2-for-4 with a triple. Vargas has had multi-hit games twice in the first four games.
  • Agustin Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Maikol Escotto was 1-for-4 with a triple. He has had a hit in each of the first three games.
  • Alfred Vega took the no-decision in his start. He allowed two runs on three hits, struck out five, and walked one in 4.2 innings of work.
  • Geremias Peguero allowed three runs (two earned) on three hits, struck out a batter, and walked one in the fifth.
  • Thowar Martinez (0-1) took the loss. He allowed four unearned runs on one hit, struck out a batter, and walked one in the sixth.
  • Ismael Gomez allowed five runs (one earned) on five hits, struck out two batters, and walked one in 2/3 of an inning.
  • Felix Alonzo struck out four batters and didn’t allow a hit over the final 1.2 innings of the game.


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