Pinstriped Performances – Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

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

New York Yankees (MLB): The New York Yankees swept their home-portion of the 2017 Subway Series with a 5-4 win over the New York Mets. Both teams will travel across the bridge to CitiField for the remaining two games on Wednesday and Thursday night.

  • Sonny Gray finally earned his first win in pinstripes after tossing 6.0 innings of two-run ball, scattering five hits and two walks while fanning five Metropolitan batters
  • Tommy Kahnle and Dellin Betances both collected a hold after tossing a shutout seventh and eighth inning
  • Aaron Judge went 1-f0r-3 with a double and a run scored
  • Gary Sanchez went 2-for-3 with a home run (21) and two RBIs (59)
  • Jacoby Ellsbury went 1-for-3 with a home run (4) and two RBIs (27)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A): Game Suspended until Wednesday, August 16th due to rain

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder kicked off a rematch of the 2016 Eastern League Championship Series with a 6-4 loss to the Akron RubberDucks

  • Nick Solak went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI (2)
  • Zack Zehner went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored
  • Domingo Acevedo tossed 5.0 innings of one-run ball, scattering just two hits while striking out six

Tampa Yankees (Single-A Advanced): Thanks to a seven-run outburst in the second inning, the T-Yanks earned their second straight victory over the Florida Fire Frogs with an 8-2 victory.

  • Devyn Bolasky went 3-for-5 with 3 RBIs (6) and finished a home-run shy of completing the cycle
  • Donny Sands went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI (5)
  • Caleb Frare and Matt Frawley teamed up for 4.2 hitless innings out the bullpen to help preserve the win


Charleston RiverDogs (Single-A): The RiverDogs began their seven-game home-stand with a 2-1 loss to Greenville.


Staten Island Yankees (Single-A Short Season): New York Public League All-Star Break

  • Jose Polonia was the Yankees lone representative and went 0-for-2 after coming into the game as a defensive replacement in the fifth inning.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): Pulaski shutout the Bristol Pirates 6-0 in their series finale, improving to 35-16 on the year.

  • Luis Medina dazzled on the mound, tossing 5.0 hitless innings while striking out seven
  • Wellington Caceres hurled two scoreless innings out of the pen’ to lock down his first save in Pulaski
  • During a rehab assignment, Kyle Higashioka went 2-for-2 with a pair of home runs and three RBIs
  • Evan Alexander went 1-for-3 with two RBIs (4)

Gulf Coast League Yankees East & West (Rookie): The Gulf Coast Yankees East rallied late to beat the GCL Braves 4-3. The Gulf Coast Yankees West lost to the GCL Phillies 3-2

For the East:

  • Jesus Graterol went 1-for-1 with a pinch-hit double and two RBIs (5)
  • Despite coughing up an unearned run in the ninth inning, Jason Junk recorded the win, improving to 1-2 on the year

For the West:

  • Oswald Pedraza went 2-f0r-5 with a pair of singles and a run scored
  • Alex Mauricio tossed 3.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen

Dominican Summer League Yankees (Rookie): Scheduled Day Off

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