The Yankees’ minor league affiliates played five games Sunday, as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre played a double-header. The teams combined for a 3-2 record.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 0 Syracuse Chiefs 3 (game 1)
The RailRiders got shut out in the first game of a double-dip. Chase Whitley got the quick hook after giving up two earned runs in 1 1/3 innings. Whitley would take the loss. The only bright spot offensively was Scott Sizemore. He had two hits to raise his average to .833.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 5 Syracuse Chiefs 0 (game 2)
Game two was a different story for the Triple-A team. Brian Gordon went five shutout innings while striking out four and issuing just one base-on-balls. Carmen Angelini got the start at shortstop and went 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBI. He also scored a run.
Trenton Thunder 11 New Hampshire Fisher Cats 5
There was some thunder in Trenton’s bats Sunday afternoon. Specifically the bat of designated hitter Gary Sanchez. The young slugger went 1-for-2 with a grand slam in the fourth inning. The fourth was a team effort, as that’s when the Thunder scored all eleven of their runs. Francisco Arcia added a homer and two RBI. Jorge De La Cruz went 6 1/3 innings but gave up five runs (four earned), while striking out three and walking two.
Tampa Bay Yankees 5 Lakeland Flying Tigers 8
Shoddy defense did Tampa in on Sunday. Dan Camarena allowed six runs, although only one was earned as the team committed a pair of errors. Reymond Nunez, who committed one of the errors, went 2-for-4 with two RBI. Eric Jagielo went yard, but struck out three times.
Charleston River Dogs 4 Augusta Green Jackets 1
Brady Lail gave the ‘Dogs a solid outing, pitching six innings and giving up just one run, while fanning five. 19-year-old Miguel Andujar had a good day at the dish, going 3-for-4 and knocking in three.