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An overview of the Yankees minor league affiliates on Tuesday:
TRIPLE-A – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The skinny: The RailRiders blew a one-run lead entering the ninth inning, allowing three runs to Gwinnett in the top of the frame. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre rallied for a run in the bottom of the inning, but Rob Refsnyder struck out to end the 6-5 loss with tying run Taylor Dugas at second base.
Jose Pirela, 2B: 3-for-5 with a triple
Rob Refsnyder, RF: 2-for-4 with a walk
Austin Romine, DH: 1-for-3 with a walk
DOUBLE-A – Trenton Thunder
The skinny: Trenton scored three times in the second inning during a 4-1 win over New Britain.
Luis Severino, RHP: Allowed two hits, two walks and one run (unearned) in 5.2 innings, striking out seven.
Jake Cave, LF: 2-for-5
Gary Sanchez, C: 1-for-3 with a walk
Tyler Austin, RF: 1-for-2 with two walks
SINGLE-A ADVANCED – Tampa Yankees
The skinny: Charlotte scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth and Tampa lost, 5-4.
Aaron Judge, RF: 1-for-3 with two walks
Greg Bird, 1B: 0-for-3 with two walks
Dante Bichette Jr., 3B: 2-for-4 with a triple and a walk
Eric Jagielo, DH: 1-for-4 with a home run and a walk
NOTES: Every pitcher for Tampa had the last name Smith: Caleb Smith started and was relieved by Chris Smith. Alex Smith pitched the eighth inning. They do not appear to be related.
SINGLE-A – Charleston RiverDogs
The skinny: Asheville scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth to beat Charleston in walk-off fashion, 10-8.
Mark Payton, CF: 2-for-4 with a walk
SINGLE-A SHORT-SEASON – Staten Island Yankees
The skinny: Staten Island managed just six hits and committed two errors during a 4-1 loss to Connecticut.
Bubba Jones, 1B: 2-for-3 with a walk