Yankees Minor League Roundup for May 22nd


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For the Baby Bombers, it was a long day on the farm. The Yankees’ minor league affiliates combined to go 0-4 Thursday. Here’s the rundown.


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (23-22) lose to Rochester Red Wings (24-21) 2-1

Despite collecting eleven hits, the RailRiders could only score once. Kyle Roller drove in the only run. As a team, SWB stranded twelve runners. Matt Tracy pitched well, going eight innings and allowing two runs on five hits. Brian Gordon takes the mound Friday for the RailRiders.

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Trenton Thunder (25-22) lose to Harrisburg Senators (15-30) 6-4

The Thunder took a 4-1 lead into the ninth before Harrisburg scored five runs in the final frame. Cole Kimball and Fred Lewis ruined nice outings by starter, Eric Ruth (3 2/3 innings, 2 hits, 1 run, 4 Ks) and Manny Bareda (3 innings, 0 hits, 5 Ks). Tyler Austin drove in two for the Thunder. Jeremy Bleich gets the ball on Friday.

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Tampa Yankees (24-22) lose to Jupiter Hammerheads (22-25) 4-3

The Yankees’ jumped out early, but lost in ten innings. It was a tough day all around for Tampa, as starter Conner Kendrick lasted only two-thirds of an inning after taking a one-hopper off his left hand. Brett Gerritse came in to relieve Kendrick and allowed two runs over five-and-a-third. Dante Bichette Jr. paced the offense, going 3-for-4 with two RBI. The Yankees will start Eric Wooten on Friday.

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Charleston RiverDogs (23-22) lose to Hickory Crawdads (22-23) 9-4

The pitching let Charleston down on Thursday. Caleb Smith allowed three runs in four innings, and Giovanny Gallegos was worse in relief, going two-and-a-third, giving up six. Offensively, the RiverDogs collected ten hits, with Dustin Fowler, Miguel Andujar, Aaron Judge, and Tyler Wade each having two-hit days. Brady Lail looks to right the ship for Charleston on Friday.

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