Left fielder Tyler Austin was 3-for-4 with two RBIs, and first baseman Kyle Roller was 0-for-2 with three walks as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre lost to Rochester, 6-4.
RailRiders starter Conner Kendrick allowed five hits, three walks and five runs in three innings. The lefthander was making his Triple-A debut after pitching the entire 2014 season with Single-A Advanced Tampa.
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Centerfielder Slade Heathcott was 2-for-4 with a triple and a walk, and Austin Romine was 1-for-3 with a double and a walk for the RailRiders (2-3).
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DOUBLE-A TRENTON (3-1)
The game was postponed by rain.
SINGLE-A ADVANCED TAMPA (2-3)
Every starting position player got a hit, with the lineup going a combined 10-for-36 with three walks, but the Yankees fell to Fort Myers, 11-4.
SINGLE-A CHARLESTON (2-3)
Rightfielder Austin Aune was 2-for-3 with a double, triple and a walk, shortstop Abiatal Avelino was 2-for-4 with a double and a walk and centerfielder Dustin Fowler homered, but Augusta beat the RiverDogs, 7-6.
ON TAP TONIGHT
Top pitching prospect Luis Severino starts for Trenton at Akron at 6:35 p.m.