It was a tough day at the office for the Baby Bombers. The Yankees’ Minor League affiliates combined to go just 1-3, with Trenton getting the only win.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (29-28) Lose to Norfolk Tides (24-35) 7-6
The RailRiders collected six hits from six different batters, and Zelous Wheeler had a double and two RBI. Zach Nuding started for SWB. He gave up four runs on ten hits across six innings. Joel De La Cruz takes the hill for the RailRiders on Wednesday
Trenton Thunder (32-27) defeat Richmond Flying Squirrels (30-25) 8-3
The Thunder scored eight runs on eight hits Tuesday. Mason Williams led the charge with three hits and four RBI. Manny Banuelos was looked god, starting and going two innings (scheduled), and striking out four. Eric Wooten came in and picked up the win. He pitched six innings of one-run ball and struck out four. Bryan Mitchell gets the start for Trenton on Wednesday.
Tampa Yankees (28-30) lose to Fort Myers Miracle (34-23) 8-0
On a day that the team found out they were sending five players to the All-Star Game, the Yankees sure did play some uninspiring baseball. The team collected just two hits, one a piece from Cito Culver and Zach Wilson. Chaz Herbert started for Tampa and gave up four runs (3 earned) in three innings. All-Star Dan Camarena looks to get Tampa back on track Wednesday.
Charleston RiverDogs (27-31) lose to Hickory Crawdads (30-27) 8-7
Tyler Wade went 3-5 with three RBI and Eduardo de Oleo hit his eighth homer, but it was a close-but-no-cigar type of day for the RiverDogs. Rookie Davis got the start and allowed five runs on six hits in four-and-a-third innings. Luis Severino takes his 2.68 ERA into Wednesday’s start.