Luis Severino continued supplying power pitching on the mound and rightfielder Aaron Judge showcased power at the plate during Yankees Double-A affiliate Trenton's 9-3 win over Akron on Tuesday.
Severino (2-2, 3.32 ERA), the Yankees' top pitching prospect, struck out nine in five innings, allowing three hits, two walks and two runs for Trenton (24-21, T-3rd place in Eastern League Eastern, 5.5 games back).
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Judge, the Yankees' top position prospect, was 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs.
Elsewhere in the minors
(24-23, T-2nd place in International League North, 1.5 games back)
Joel De La Cruz struck out three, walked three and allowed only one hit in five scoreless innings as the RailRiders beat Pawtucket, 4-3. De La Cruz got 10 groundouts. Centerfielder Mason Williams was 2-for-4 with two doubles, and first baseman Kyle Roller went 2-for-3 with a double and two walks.
SINGLE-A ADVANCED TAMPA
(22-22, T-2nd place in Florida State League North, 4.5 games back)
The Yankees' game against Palm Beach was postponed because of rain.
(23-22, 2nd place in South Atlantic League Southern, 3.5 games back)
Jordan Foley struck out nine in five scoreless innings, allowing one hit and two walks, but the RiverDogs fell to Rome, 8-1. Centerfielder Dustin Fowler was 3-for-4.