Pinstriped Performances: Wednesday, August 22, 2018


In the nine games that were played in the New York Yankees organization, the affiliates combined to go 3-6. Trenton got a career-high night from one of their outfielders in a late-inning comeback, Tampa’s third baseman had a four-hit game to go with a go-ahead home run, and the Staten Island offense broke out as they continue to push for a playoff spot. Check out more about these games in our Pinstriped Performances:

New York Yankees (MLB): The Yankees (79-47) had their four-game win streak snapped in a 9-3 loss to the Miami Marlins.

  • Neil Walker went 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs (35,36).
  • Giancarlo Stanton was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the seventh (81).
  • Brett Gardner went 1-for-4 with a walk and a stolen base.
  • Lance Lynn (8-9) went 5.1 innings, allowed five runs on nine hits, struck out six, and walked one on 110 pitches (71 strikes) in a loss.
  • Tommy Kahnle allowed one hit and struck out two batters to finish the sixth.

Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders (Triple-A): The Railriders (65-61) lost their suspended game, 2-1 to the Buffalo Bisons, and they lost the regularly scheduled game, 7-3.

Suspended Game: George Kontos (3-1) ended up being the losing pitcher after allowing a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth.

Game 2

Zack Zehner was 2-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBIs (36,37) (Photo by Cheryl Pursell)
  • Gio Urshela went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI double in the top of the first (19).
  • Ryan McBroom had the other multi-hit game (2-for-5).
  • Abiatal Avelino was 0-for-3 with a walk and two stolen bases.
  • Raynel Espinal got the start in this game. He went two innings, allowed one run on one hit, struck out three, and walked one on 51 pitches (30 strikes) in a no-decision.
  • J.P. Feyereisen (6-6) lost the game in relief. In 1.2 innings of work, he allowed four runs on four hits, struck out two, and walked two.
  • Stephen Tarpley allowed one hit, struck out two, and walked two over 3.1 scoreless innings.
  • Cale Coshow allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits and struck out two batters in the eighth.

Trenton Thunder (Double-A): The Thunder (69-59) scored six runs in the eighth inning of their 8-7 win over the Reading Fightin Phils.

Jonathan Loaisiga got the start and went four innings in a no-decision. He allowed one run on three hits, struck out three, and walked one on 49 pitches (31 strikes) (Photo by Martin Griff)
  • Rashad Crawford went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead grand slam in the top of the eighth (1) and five RBIs (11,12,13,14,15).
  • Brandon Wagner was 1-for-3 with a walk and a sacrifice fly in the eighth (7).
  • Jhalan Jackson went 1-for-4 with a walk and an RBI single in the fourth (39).
  • Gosuke Katoh was 0-for-1 with four walks.
  • Trey Amburgey went 0-for-4 with a walk and an RBI (68).
  • Matt Wivinis (1-1) got the win in relief. He went 2.1 innings, allowed three runs on three hits, struck out two, and walked three.

Tampa Tarpons (Single-A Advanced): The Tarpons (63-65) defeated the St. Lucie Mets, 6-3.

Angel Aguilar went 4-for-4 with a stolen base, two doubles, a go-ahead solo home run in the top of the ninth (8), and two RBIs (43,44) (Mark LoMoglio)
  • Dom Thompson-Williams was 3-for-5 with a game-tying solo home run in the eighth (14).
  • Steven Sensley was 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the seventh (10).
  • Chace Numata went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI triple in the ninth (1).
  • Dalton Lehnen got a no-decision in his start. He went five innings, allowed three runs (two earned) on five hits, struck out three, and walked three on 79 pitches (47 strikes).
  • Justin Kamplain allowed one hit, struck out three, and walked two over 2.1 scoreless innings of relief.
  • Kyle Zurak (2-2) allowed one hit, struck out four, and walked one over the final 1.2 innings.

Staten Island Yankees (Short-Season): The Yankees (33-28) won the rubber game against the Lowell Spinners, 10-4.

Eduardo Torrealba was 4-for-5 with a double and three RBIs (18,19,20) (Robert M. Pimpsner/Pinstriped Prospects)
  • Andres Chaparro was 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, and a two-run home run in the bottom of the third (6).
  • Miguel Flames went 1-for-4 with an RBI (8).
  • Eric Wagaman went 2-for-5 with an RBI single in the fifth (14).
  • Jackson Thoreson was 1-for-4 with a sacrifice fly in the sixth (6).
  • Canaan Smith had a 3-for-4 day at the plate.
  • Harold Cortijo (4-1) went 5.2 innings, gave up three runs on eight hits, struck out six, and walked one on 91 pitches (60 strikes) in the win.
  • Brooks Kriske allowed one run on four hits and struck out three over 2.1 innings of relief.
  • Kyle Johnson allowed two hits and struck out a batter in the ninth.

Pulaski Yankees (Rookie): The Yankees (29-32) lost both games of their doubleheader against the Princeton Rays. They lost Game 1, 7-5, and Game 2, 9-4.

Game 1

  • Evan Alexander was 1-for-4 with a three-run home run in the bottom of the second (4).
  • Oswald Peraza was 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the first (1).
  • Isaiah Pasteur went 2-for-3 with a double.
  • Nelson Gomez was 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the fifth (26).
  • Luis Medina struggled in his start. He went 1.2 innings, allowed four runs (two earned) on two hits, struck out two, and walked three on 44 pitches (19 strikes) in a no-decision.
  • Gilmael Troya allowed only one hit and struck out seven over 4.1 scoreless innings of relief.
  • Brett Morales (2-4) allowed three runs on three hits in the seventh and took the loss.

Game 2

  • Evan Alexander was 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the bottom of the third (5).
  • Max Burt went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI single in the first (18).
  • Nelson Gomez was 1-for-4 with an RBI groundout in the first (27).
  • Oswald Peraza went 2-for-4 with a triple.
  • Wellington Diaz (3-2) took the loss in his start. He went 3.1 innings, allowed six runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked three on 83 pitches (47 strikes).

Gulf Coast League (Rookie): The West (24-26) had their game canceled against the GCL Blue Jays due to rain.

Dominican Summer League (Rookie): The DSL Yankees (26-42) lost 8-2 to the DSL Mets1.

  • Anthony Valenzuela went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in the top of the sixth (5).
  • Jhoiner Rodriguez also had a multi-hit game (2-for-3).
  • Cristian Sumoza (2-5) took the loss in his start. He went 1.1 innings, gave up seven runs (three earned) on two hits, struck out a batter, and walked two.
  • Felix Alonzo allowed one run on six hits and struck out two over 3.2 innings of relief.
  • Omar Martinez struck out five batters and walked two without allowing a hit in the final three innings.