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Yankees’ MiLB Roundup for June 16th: Pitching Dominates the Night


Apr 24, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; New York Yankees pitcher Shane Greene (39) delivers a pitch during the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

It wasn’t a bad start to the week at all, Yankees fans. As Charleston enjoys their All-Star break, the rest of the Baby Bombers combined to go 3-1 on the night. Here’s all the game’s action in today’s Yankees’ MiLB Roundup.

TRIPLE A

Scranton/Wilkes-Barres RailRiders (33-36) defeated the Toledo Mud Hens (34-37) 4-2.

The five game losing streak came to an end behind a good start from Shane Greene. Greene still showed some control issues walking four, but he only allowed two runs on two hits over six innings to pick up his fourth win on the season. Danny Burawa, Matt Daley, and Preston Claiborne combined for three shutout innings in relief with Claiborne snagging his second save of the season. LF Jose Pirela, DH Corban Joseph, RF Zoilo Almonte, and 1B Kyle Roller led the RailRiders 11-hit brigade with two hits a piece. Jeremy Bleich looks to bounce back after a rough Triple-A debut on Tuesday night. First pitch is a 7 PM.

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DOUBLE A

Trenton Thunder (34-36) lost to the Bowie BaySox (34-34) 3-2.

Jairo Heredia did well in his start Monday night. He went three innings pitched allowing just one run while striking out four and walking one. The Thunder had a quiet night at the plate until the bottom half of the ninth inning. A leadoff single by LF Ben Gamel and walks by 3B Rob Segedin and 1B Peter O’Brien loaded the bases for RF Tyler Austin. Austin completed his 2-4 night with a single driving in two huge runs. C Gary Sanchez who has been benched for the last five games due to undisclosed disciplinary reasons returned to the lineup. He struck out with two on in the ninth in a key at bat. The rally wasn’t enough as the Thunder rolled to their fourth consecutive loss. Matt Tracy goes for his eighth win of the season Tuesday night. Game starts at 7:05 PM.

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SINGLE A

High-A
The Tampa Yankees (32-37) defeated the Daytona Cubs (26-41) 7-2.

The T-Yanks started the second half of their season off with a bang. Conner Kendrick looked good en route to his third win of the season. Kendrick went five innings without allowing an earned run while striking out five. 1B Greg Bird had a big night going 2-4 with two doubles. RF Yeicok Calderon had a monster evening going 4-5 with two doubles, scoring three runs, and driving in one. Miguel Sulbaran takes the mound Tuesday night. First pitch is slated for 7:05 PM.

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Low-A
The Charleston RiverDogs (30-37) were idle.
The RiverDogs headed into their break on a three game winning streak. They have the next three days off for All Star Game festivities in Hickory, North Carolina, with the All-Star Game Tuesday night. The RiverDogs return to the field Thursday night at 7:05 PM against the Kannapolis Intimidators.

Short-Season
Staten Island Yankees (2-2) defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones (2-2) 7-2.

Staten Island came roaring back to take a split in their season opening series. Jordan Cote started for the Yankees and looked like a different pitcher that was demoted from Charleston. He allowed one earned run in his four innings of work while striking out three. Ethan Carnes came on in relief to register his first win of the season and Elvin Perez shut it down for his first save. Yankees 2014 10th round pick, 2B Ty McFarland went 2-5 on the night keeping his sizzling professional baseball debut going. C Isaias Tejada also smacked two hits on the night.2013 27th-round draft pick Dillon McNamara kicks off the series against the Aberdeen Ironbirds Tuesday night. Game time is 7:00 PM.

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