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Yankees Minor League Roundup: April 27th

The Yankees had five minor league scores for Sunday. The added game was a result of Charleston’s rain delay from Saturday. The game resumed Sunday afternoon. The young Yanks couldn’t turn the day in to a success however, going 2-3 as a unit. This is how the day shaped out.


The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (10-12) lose to the Durham Bulls (17-8) 6-4.

The RailRiders couldn’t get past a bad start from Brian Gordon. He allowed four earned runs in 4 2/3 innings on Sunday. The offense was no better, totaling just four hits. Zoilo Almonte and Russ Canzler each homered for SWB.

The RailRiders will send Alfredo Aceves to the hill Monday to face Durham’s Nate Karns.


The Trenton Thunder (14-9) defeat the Portland Sea Dogs (13-7) 6-5.

The Thunder were able to turn a bad start from Graham Stoneburner into a win. Stoneburner went just 3 2/3 innings and gave up four runs. Gary Sanchez paced Trenton, going 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI. Kyle Roller drove in two runs.

Zach Nuding will make the start for the Thunder on Monday.


The Tampa Yankees (13-10) defeat the Lakeland Flying Tigers (13-10) 4-3.

Rapheal De Paula gave the Yankees a solid five innings, giving up three runs and striking out eight. Jake Cave had a monster day, going 5-for-5 and driving in two runs. Brendan Ryan added two hits and an RBI as he gets his rehab assignment underway.

The Yankees have not announced Monday’s starter.

The Charleston RiverDogs (11-10) lose to the Delaware Shorebirds (10-11) 5-3.

The two clubs resumed Saturday’s game tied 3-3 in the top of the eighth. Michael O’Neill had great afternoon Saturday, going 2-4 with three RBI. Unfortunately, The offense couldn’t get it going after the restart. Luis Severino started Saturday and went five strong, giving up just one run and striking out three. He now has a 1.89 ERA on the young season.

Game Two: The Charleston RiverDogs (11-12) lose to the Delaware Songbirds (12-11) 5-0.

The second game was an absolute, offensive debacle for Charleston. They managed just three hits, and as a team, struck out nine times. The team left nine men on base, and went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position. Giovanny Gallegos had a nice game, going five innings and striking out four. There were two runs scored against him, but neither was earned.

Charleston has an off day Monday to get their act together, before starting a three-game series against the Augusta Green Jackets on Tuesday.

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