Ryan Bollinger threw seven shutout innings and struck out five for Trenton in a no-decision on Tuesday. He has allowed two runs or fewer in five straight starts (Photo by Martin Griff)

Pinstriped Performances: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

In the seven games that were played in the New York Yankees organization on Tuesday (Dominican Summer League had a tie), the affiliates combined for a 3-4 record as Charleston and Staten Island had the night off. Scranton Wilkes-Barre had all their runs in one inning and Trenton’s starting pitcher put together another strong outing. Plus, Pulaski used two home runs to pick up a victory. Find out all about those games and more in our Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (75-44) won their series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-1.

  • Austin Romine was 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth (8).
  • Greg Bird went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI double in the eighth (29).
  • Aaron Hicks (1-for-3, walk) started the scoring with a base hit in the fifth.
  • Miguel Andujar went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
  • Giancarlo Stanton was 1-for-3 with a walk and a double.
  • J.A. Happ (13-6) was dominant in a win. In seven shutout innings, he allowed one hit, struck out four, and walked four on 106 pitches (71 strikes).
  • Dellin Betances allowed one run on one hit and struck out one batter in the eighth.
  • Aroldis Chapman gave up one hit and struck out a batter in the ninth for his 31st save.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (62-56) defeated the Indianapolis Indians, 7-3, in five innings. All seven runs came in the fifth. The second game of their doubleheader was postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Wednesday. Game 1 will start at 5:05 p.m ET.

Mike Ford went 2-for-2 with a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth (14) (Matt Bufano)
  • Wilkin Castillo was 2-for-2 with an RBI single (7).
  • Tyler Wade went 1-for-3 with an RBI single (22).
  • Ryan McBroom was 1-for-3 with the go-ahead two-run single (41,42).
  • Luke Voit had a multi-hit game (2-for-3).
  • Gio Urshela was 1-for-2 with a double.
  • Erik Swanson (2-2) had a complete game win. In five innings of work, he allowed three runs on four hits, struck out seven, and walked two on 90 pitches (61 strikes).

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (65-54) lost in walk-off fashion to the Portland Sea Dogs, 5-2, in 10 innings

Trey Amburgey went 3-for-5 with an RBI single in the top of the eighth (65) (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Mandy Alvarez was 1-for-5 with an RBI double in the 10th (52).
  • Bruce Caldwell went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Ryan Bollinger threw seven shutout innings, allowed seven hits, and struck out five on 107 pitches (63 strikes).
  • David Sosebee allowed one run on four hits and struck out two over two innings.
  • Matt Wivinis (0-1) allowed four runs (three earned) on two hits and struck out a batter in a loss as he only got one out in the 10th.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (58-63) lost 6-1 to the Palm Beach Cardinals.

Ben Ruta went 1-for-4 and drove in the only run for the Tarpons with an RBI single in the top of the sixth (36) (Photo by Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)
  • Dom Thompson-Williams was 1-for-4 with a stolen base.
  • Diego Castillo (1-for-4) and Daniel Barrios (1-for-3) had the other two hits.
  • Nick Nelson (6-5) went 5.1 innings, allowed five runs (two earned) on five hits, struck out six, and walked three on 93 pitches (58 strikes) in a loss.
  • Hobie Harris allowed two hits and struck out two over 1.2 scoreless innings.
  • Braden Bristo allowed an unearned run on one hit in the eighth.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (26-24) defeated the Danville Braves, 5-4.

  • Jordan Scott went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth (3).
  • Mickey Gasper was 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the first (8).
  • Carlos Tatis went 2-for-3 with a double and a stolen base.
  • Everson Pereira was 1-for-2 with two walks.
  • Luis Medina struggled on the mound. He went 2.1 innings, allowed two runs on one hit, struck out five, and walked seven on 67 pitches (30 strikes) in a no-decision.
  • Wellington Diaz (3-1) got the win in relief. He went 4.2 innings, gave up two runs on two hits, struck out four, and walked three.
  • Alex Mejias allowed two hits and struck out a batter over two scoreless innings as he got his first save.

Gulf Coast League (Rookie): The East (14-30) lost 4-1 to GCL Tigers West while the West (21-23) lost 6-2 to GCL Phillies East.

GCL East

  • Jesus Severino went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and an RBI (12).
  • Juan Then (0-3) had a quality start in a loss. He went six innings, allowed three runs (one earned) on five hits, struck out five, and walked two.
  • Josh Maciejewski struck out two batters and walked one in a scoreless seventh.
  • Jose Peguero allowed one run on one hit, struck out two, and walked two in the eighth.

GCL West

  • Anthony Garcia went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the bottom of the first (7).
  • Jose Martinez was 2-for-4 with an RBI (14).
  • Stanley Rosario and Roberto Chirinos both were 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Nelvin Correa (1-3) went five innings, allowed five runs on nine hits, struck out three, and walked one in a loss.
  • Edward Paredes allowed two hits and struck out two over two scoreless innings of relief.
  • Havid Burgos allowed one run on two hits, struck out three, and walked one over the final two innings.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (24-37) ended up finishing in a 3-3 tie with the DSL Phillies Red.

  • Dionys Vallejo went 2-for-3 with a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth (3).
  • Juan Crisp was 1-for-3 with an RBI (21).
  • Madison Santos went 1-for-3 with a triple and an RBI (26).
  • Angel Rojas was 1-for-2 with a triple, a walk, and a stolen base.
  • Angel Obando went six innings, allowed one run on five hits, and struck out four in a no-decision.