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Pinstriped Performances: Thursday, May 30, 2019



Canaan Smith was 3-for-5 with two doubles in Charleston’s win on Thursday night. (Robert M. Pimpsner)

Due to rain in the northeast, only two games were played in the New York Yankees organization on Thursday since Trenton had their doubleheader suspended. While the Tarpons were blown out, Charleston used a pair of home runs to help them defeat Lexington. Find out who hit those home runs and more in our Pinstriped Performances:

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders had their game against the Rochester Red Wings postponed due to rain. They will make up the game as part of a doubleheader on July 5.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder had a scheduled doubleheader against the Altoona Curve. However, Game 1 was suspended due to rain with Altoona up 6-0 in the top of the third. Game 2 was postponed due to rain.

Deivi Garcia got the start in the game for Trenton that was suspended. In 2.2 innings of work, he allowed six runs on seven hits, struck out six, and walked one. 47 of his 69 pitches were strikes. (Robert M. Pimpsner)

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (21-31) lost to the Dunedin Blue Jays, 12-4. They have lost five games in a row.

Donny Sands went 2-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the top of the eighth (9). Sands has a multi-hit game in four of his last six games. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Omar Carrizales was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the top of the seventh (6). He has five RBIs in his last six games.
  • Tyler Hill went 2-for-3 and has a hit in four of his last five games.
  • Steven Sensley was 1-for-4 with an RBI single in the eighth (16).
  • Janson Junk (2-1) struggled in his outing as he took the loss. He allowed seven runs on eight hits, struck out three, and walked three over 3.2 innings. 46 of his 81 pitches were strikes. It is the most runs Junk has allowed in an outing this year.
  • Braden Bristo came in after Junk. He allowed one run on three hits, struck out three, and walked one over 1.1 innings. 23 of his 41 pitches were strikes. It is the first time the Florida State League All-Star has allowed an earned run since April 22.
  • Kyle Zurak allowed four runs on four hits, struck out a batter, and walked one over two innings. 23 of his 36 pitches went for strikes. The four runs were the most he’s allowed in an outing this year.
  • Greg Weissert allowed one hit and struck out one in a scoreless eighth. 11 of his 19 pitches were for strikes.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (29-24) began their series against the Lexington Legends with a 7-3 win.

Brandon Lockridge was 1-for-5 with a grand slam in the top of the third inning (7). Lockridge is hitting .336 with five home runs and 23 RBIs this month.  (Robert M. Pimpsner)
  • Canaan Smith went 3-for-5 with two doubles at the plate. It is his fifth game of three or more hits this year. He’s hitting .368 with a home run and nine RBIs this month.
  • Max Burt was 2-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in the top of the fourth (3).
  • Kyle Gray went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI single in the fifth (27). He has seven RBIs in his last six games and 18 RBIs this month.
  • Eduardo Torrealba was 1-for-3 with a walk. He has had at least one walk in five straight games.
  • Mickey Gasper went 1-for-5.
  • Alexander Vizcaino (3-2) got the win in his quality start. He allowed three runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked two over six innings. 59 of his 84 pitches were for strikes. Vizcaino has a 3.77 ERA in his last five starts.
  • Tanner Myatt picked up the save for the Riverdogs. He allowed one hit, struck out five, and walked one over three scoreless innings. 30 of his 46 pitches were for strikes.


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