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Aaron Judge, Mark Payton highlight Tampa power show
An overview of the Yankees minor league affiliates on Wednesday:
TRIPLE-A – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The skinny: Bryan Mitchell allowed eight earned runs in 4.2 innings as Syracuse shellacked Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, 11-2.
Corban Joseph, DH: 1-for-3 with a home run
Taylor Dugas, LF: 0-for-1 with two walks
Carmen Angelini, SS: 2-for-3
DOUBLE-A – Trenton Thunder
The skinny: New Hampshire had back-to-back four-run innings in the sixth and seventh en route to an 8-2 win over Trenton.
Francisco Arcia, C: 2-for-4 with a double
Mason Williams, RF: 2-for-4 with a double and a triple
Dan Fiorito, 3B: 3-for-4
SINGLE-A ADVANCED – Tampa Yankees
The skinny: Tampa took a one-run lead in the bottom of the second and kept tacking on during an 11-1 win over Brevard County.
Mark Payton, CF: 4-for-4 with a home run and a walk
Eric Jagielo, 3B: 3-for-5
Aaron Judge, RF: 3-for-5 with a home run and two doubles
Jose Rosario, 2B: 2-for-4 with a double and a walk
Mike Ford, 1B: 2-for-5
Caleb Smith, LHP: Allowed six hits and two walks in five scoreless innings, striking out five
NOTES: With Judge’s three extra-base hits on Wednesday, he ended a mini power slump. In his previous 13 games, Judge had just two extra-base hits, a double and a home run. Judge has tended to hit home runs in bunches this season. He’s gone deep in back-to-back games six times, accounting for 10 of his 17 home runs…Payton was 3-for-17 against lefthanded pitchers heading into Wednesday’s game before going 2-for-2 with a walk off Brevard County’s lefthanded starting pitcher.
SINGLE-A – Charleston RiverDogs
The skinny: Greenville downed Charleston, 7-2.
Yeicok Calderon, RF: 1-for-2 with two walks
Kale Sumner, 3B: 0-for-3 with two walks
SINGLE-A SHORT-SEASON – Staten Island Yankees
The skinny: Staten Island had 13 hits, though only three went for extra-bases and were all doubles, during a 14-4 win over Brooklyn.
Luis Torrens, C: 2-for-3 with a double and a walk
Ty McFarland, 3B: 3-for-4 with a double
Isaias Tejeda, DH: 1-for-4 with a double and a walk
Austin Aune, CF: 2-for-4 with a stolen base
Vicente Conde, SS: 2-for-3 with two walks
Nathan Mikolas, RF: 2-for-4 with a walk