The Yankees’ farm system had a rough night on Monday. Although they went 3-2 on the evening, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Charleston dropped tough losses. Here’s a look at how it all went down in today’s Yankees MiLB Roundup.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barres RailRiders (40-43) lost to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (40-44) 9-7.
Bruce Billings got lit up Monday evening. He allowed seven runs over his six innings of work on 12 hits. Danny Burawa continued his struggles, allowing two runs and two walks over his two innings in relief. The RailRiders offense kept it a game amassing ten hits on the evening. Second baseman Robert Refsnyder extended his most recent hit streak to six games. 3B Zelous Wheeler went 2-for-4 connecting on his seventh home run on the year. 1B Scott Sizemore added two triples and two RBI. Alfredo Aceves takes the mound Tuesday. First pitch is 7:05 PM.
Trenton Thunder (39-45) defeated the Portland Sea Dogs (54-28) 2-0.
Eric Wooten had a strong performance Monday night, leading three pitchers in a combined shut out of the Sea Dogs. Wooten went 6.1 innings striking out four and walking only two. Taylor Garrison and Tyler Webb combined for 2.2 innings of no hit ball on the night. 1B Peter O’Brien led the offensive attack going 2-for-4 with an RBI. Tomorrow’s pitcher is still to be determined. Game time is 7:05 PM.
The Tampa Yankees (7-4) were idle.
While the red hot T-Yanks may not have won yet another game last night, Luis Severino won the FSL Pitcher of the Week Award bringing home yet another honor for the Baby Bombers. Dan Camarena toes the rubber Tuesday night at 6:30 PM.
The Charleston RiverDogs (36-46) lost to the Kannapolis Intimidators (38-41) 4-2.
Chaz Herbert was the tough luck loser as all three runs that crossed the plate on his watch were unearned. The RiverDogs bats were alive, combining for eleven hits, yet they could only muster two runs. DH Reymond Nunez, 3B Miguel Andujar, and 2B Gosuke Katoh all chipped in with two hits a piece. Ian Clarkin kicks off the series with the Savannah Sand Gnats Tuesday night. First pitch is 7:05 PM.
Staten Island Yankees (10-7) defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones (11-6) 5-4.
Gulf Coast League
Gulf Coast Yankees 1 (8-0) were idle.
Gulf Coast Yankees 2 (4-5) defeated the GCL Pirates (3-6) 6-3.