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Pinstriped Performances: Wednesday, August 1, 2018


The first day of August was not a winning day in the New York Yankees organization. In the ten games that were played, the affiliates combined for a 4-6 record. A player drove in four runs in both New York and Staten Island while a Tampa starter added to his high win total for the year. Find out who those players were and more in our Pinstriped Performances

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (68-38) lost to the Baltimore Orioles by a final score of 7-5.

  • Gleyber Torres went 2-for-4 with a walk, two home runs (16,17), and four RBIs (46,47,48.49). He hit a solo shot in the bottom of the second and a three-run home run in the ninth.
  • Miguel Andujar was 2-for-4 with an RBI single in the eighth (47).
  • Didi Gregorius led the team in hits as he went 3-for-5.
  • Sonny Gray (8-8) struggled on the mound. He went 2.2 innings, allowed seven runs on eight hits, struck out three, and walked two on 57 pitches (32 strikes) in a loss.
  • Lance Lynn pitched well in his Yankees debut. He threw 4.1 shutout innings, allowed five hits and struck out five.
  • Chad Green threw a 1-2-3 eighth.
  • Jonathan Holder allowed two hits and struck out a batter in a scoreless ninth.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (56-51) lost their third straight game to the Rochester Red Wings, 6-2.

Wilkin Castillo went 1-for-4 and drove in both runs for the Railriders on a base hit in the top of the fourth (5,6) (Martin Griff)
  • Bruce Caldwell was 1-for-4 with a double.
  • Erik Swanson (1-3) took the loss in his start. He went 4.1 innings, allowed six runs on eight hits, struck out four, and walked one on 86 pitches (58 strikes).
  • J.P. Feyereisen came in the game after Swanson. He threw 2.2 shutout innings, allowed two hits, and struck out three.
  • Tommy Kahnle allowed a hit and struck out a batter in a scoreless eighth.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (61-47) won their fourth straight game as they defeated the Reading Fightin Phils’, 6-1.

Jorge Saez had the only multi-hit game as he went 2-for-3 with a walk and he hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth (1) (Martin Griff)
  • Rashad Crawford was 1-for-3 and he drove in two RBIs with a base hit in the sixth (4,5).
  • Mandy Alvarez (0-for-4) had a sacrifice fly in the fifth (45).
  • Ryan Bollinger (6-4) got the win in his start. He went six innings, gave up one run on three hits, struck out five, and walked one on 87 pitches (54 strikes).
  • Trevor Lane allowed four hits over two scoreless innings of relief.
  • Matt Wivinis struck out a batter in a 1-2-3 ninth.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (55-53) picked up a 5-3 win over the Clearwater Threshers.

Adonis Rosa (12-3) continues to win games for the Tarpons. He went five innings, gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits and struck out five on 69 pitches (44 strikes) (Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Tarpons)
  • Isiah Gilliam went 1-for-2 and had a two-run single in the top of the third (60,61).
  • Diego Castillo was 1-for-4 with a stolen base, a walk, and an RBI single (37).
  • Kellin Deglan (1-for-2) hit a pinch-hit two-run home run in the eighth (2).
  • Estevan Florial went 1-for-3 with two walks and two stolen bases.
  • Justin Kamplain allowed one hit and struck out three while not giving up a run in the final four innings as he got his first save.

Charleston Riverdogs (Single-A): The Riverdogs (50-56) were on the wrong end of a pitchers duel in a 2-1 loss to the Hickory Crawdads.

Ricky Surum was 2-for-4 out of the leadoff spot with an RBI single in the top of the third (2) (Bryan Green)
  • Mitchell Hansen went 2-for-4 with a double.
  • Dermis Garcia had the other extra-base hit (1-for-4, double).
  • Miguel Yajure went five innings, gave up one run on five hits, struck out five, and walked one on 67 pitches (47 strikes) in a no-decision.
  • Carlos Espinal (0-1) got the loss in his Charleston debut. In three innings of work, he allowed one run on three hits and struck out a batter.

Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (24-20) picked up an 8-3 win over the Aberdeen Ironbirds.

Juan De Paula (1-1) went 5.2 innings, gave up three runs on eight hits, struck out five, and walked two on 93 pitches (59 strikes) in a win. (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Canaan Smith went 2-for-3 with a walk, a three-run home run in the bottom of the second (2), and drove in four runs (10,11,12,13)
  • Eduardo Torrealba was 2-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBIs (9,10).
  • Kyle Gray (1-for-4) hit a two-run home run in the eighth (2).
  • Miguel Flames had a multi-hit game (2-for-3).
  • Ricardo Ferreira (0-for-2) had two walks and two stolen bases.
  • Brooks Kriske allowed one hit and struck out three over the final 3.1 innings as he got his third save of the year.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (17-24) were held to one hit in a 3-0 rain-shortened loss to the Burlington Royals (six innings).

  • Robert Javier had the only hit for Pulaski (1-for-2).
  • Wellington Caceres went 2.2 innings, allowed three hits, struck out one, and walked one on 46 pitches (30 strikes) in a no-decision.
  • Justin Wilson (1-1) took the loss in relief. In two innings of work, he allowed three runs on three hits, walked a batter, and struck out one.
  • Daniel Bies pitched the final 1.1 innings. He did not allow a hit and struck out two.

Gulf Coast League (Rookie)

GCL East: The East (12-23) had their game against the GCL Braves suspended due to rain with the game tied at one in the top of the fourth.

  • Raymundo Moreno was 1-for-1 with a double.
  • Juan Then started the game. He went three innings, allowed one run on two hits,  struck out three, and walked three.
  • Abismael Villaman allowed a hit and got two outs in the fourth.

GCL West: The West (16-18) was swept in a doubleheader against the GCL Tigers West. They lost Game 1, 10-1, and they were shut out in Game 2, 5-0.

Game 1

Anthony Garcia had the only multi-hit game as he went 2-for-4 with a triple. (Bryan Green)
  • Hemmanuel Rosario went 1-for-3 and drove in the only run (3).
  • Albert Abreu (0-2) had a rough outing. He only got one out in the first inning and he allowed eight runs on eight hits in a loss.
  • Luis Ojeda came in after Abreu. He allowed three hits, struck out three, and walked two over 3.2 shutout innings.
  • Wilser Barrios struck out two batters in a 1-2-3 seventh.

Game 2

  • Luis Santos had the only two hits for the Yankees (2-for-3).
  • Carlos D. Rodriguez (3-2) went five innings, gave up four runs on eight hits and struck out seven batters in a loss.
  • Sean Boyle allowed one run on three hits and struck out a  batter over the final two innings.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (21-30) defeated the DSL Nationals,  14-4.

  • Deivi Munoz went 4-for-5 with a stolen base, a double, and two RBIs (13,14).
  • Mario Morillo (1-for-4) had a double and two RBIs (6,7).
  • Bryant Arrieche went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs (8,9).
  • Madison Santos was 2-for-4 with two walks and an RBI (17).
  • Carlos Moreno (1-for-1) had a triple and drove in three runs (7,8,9).
  • Alfred Vega (2-5) went five innings, gave up two unearned runs on three hits, and struck out four in a win.
  • Thowar Martinez came in after Vega. In 3.2 innings of work, he allowed two runs on two hits, struck out five, and walked two.
  • Albert Carrizo struck out the final batter of the game.