An overview of the Yankees minor league affiliates on Sunday:
TRIPLE-A – Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
The skinny: Down four runs heading into the ninth, the RailRiders scored five runs and shut down Pawtucket in the bottom of the inning for a 6-5 comeback win. The final four Scranton/Wilkes-Barre runs all came with two outs.
Rob Refsnyder’s two-out hit loaded the bases, a passed ball scored one run and, after Zoilo Almonte walked to again load the bases, Kyle Roller walked to force in another run, cutting the RailRiders’ deficit to 5-4. Zelous Wheeler followed with a single to score Refsnyder with the tying run and Almonte with the go-ahead run.
Mookie Betts doubled with two outs to put the tying run on base for Pawtucket in the bottom of the ninth, but Edgmer Escalona struck out Alex Hassan to secure the win.
Robert Refsnyder, 2B: 3-for-5 with a double
Taylor Dugas, RF: 2-for-3 with a triple and a walk
Corban Joseph, DH: 2-for-3 with a double and a walk
Tyler Webb, LHP: Allowed one hit in a scoreless eighth inning, striking out two
DOUBLE-A – Trenton Thunder
The skinny: David Freitas hit a walk-off home run for Bowie to lead off the bottom of the 12th, and the Baysox beat the Thunder, 4-3.
Ben Gamel, LF: 2-for-5 with a double and a walk
Ali Castillo, SS: 1-for-3 with two walks
James Pazos, LHP: Allowed 1 hit in three scoreless innings, striking out three
SINGLE-A ADVANCED – Tampa Yankees
The skinny: Tampa took a seven-run lead following a four-run fourth inning. Daytona chipped away, but Tampa put down the rally just in time, during an 8-7 Yankees win.
Cito Culver, SS: 2-for-4 with a double and a triple
Eric Jagielo, 3B: 4-for-4 with a double and a walk
Trent Garrison, C: 3-for-4
Reymond Nunez, 1B: 2-for-4 with two doubles
SINGLE-A – Charleston RiverDogs
The skinny: Rome struck for single runs in the seventh and eighth innings to cut its deficit to only one run, but Charleston hung on for a 5-4 win.
Abiatal Avelino, SS: 2-for-4 with a double
Brandon Thomas, CF: 2-for-3 with a home run and a walk
SINGLE-A SHORT-SEASON – Staten Island Yankees
The skinny: Staten Island scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back during a 6-3 win over Tri-City.
Ty Hensley, RHP: Allowed one hit in three scoreless innings, striking out four
Isaias Tejeda, C: 1-for-4 with a double
Vicente Conde, SS: 1-for-2 with two walks
Austin Aune, RF: 2-for-4 with a double