Yankees minor league playoff final: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

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Giving In is Giving Up

When a team gives up 18 runs combined in three of its four games, it’s time to blame the pitching. There were several who came out with weak stuff.

RHP Ronald Herrera set the tone early with perhaps the worst start of the set. He was counted out after just 4.2 innings pitched in game one, after giving up six hits and four runs.

That wasn’t the worst pitching of the series, though. That honor belongs to righty reliever Cale Coshow who gave up three earned in just two-thirds of an inning in game three.

And in the final contest, Brady Lail and Jonathan Holder combined to knock out the RRs. Right-handed starter, Lail, gave up three earned runs in five feeble innings pitched, while fellow righty Holder provided absolutely no relief. He watched the Bulls earn two more runs in his two innings pitched.

Not all the pitching was horrible, though; some was merely mediocre.