Around the System - June 1
Zach McAllister held the Bulls in check, and the Yankees put up enough offense to make him a winner. Z-Mac scattered six hits over 6 2/3 frames of two-run ball. He struck out two and walked a pair. Greg Golson, Jon Weber and David Winfree had two hits apiece, and one of Weber's was a triple. Jesus Montero went 0-for-4, dropping his average to .224. As a team, Scranton worked five walks off of Durham pitching.
Double-A: Trenton 6, Portland 2
The Thunder came from behind with five scores in the sixth and seventh innings, widening the distance between themselves and the third-place Sea Dogs. Hector Noesi scattered four hits over six innings that saw him allow two runs, walk two and strike out four. Ryan Pope and Kevin Whelan held Portland down over the final three frames. Austin Krum had two hits and three RBIs and scored once. Austin Romine extended his hitting streak to 13 games with an RBI knock in the first.
High-A: St. Lucie 8, Tampa 6
Dan Kapala couldn't cut the mustard, and the Mets battered the T-Yanks. Kapala permitted six runs (four earned) before giving way to Adam Olbrychowski and Brad Rulon in the sixth. Melky Mesa doubled twice, and Francisco Santana, Neil Medchill and Corban Joseph each added a two-bagger apiece. Overall, Mesa was 2-for-5 with two RBIs and a run scored. Jack Rye and Trent Lockwood each added two singles.
Low-A: Hickory 8, Charleston 0
Rangers prospect Robbie Ross bamboozled the RiverDogs over eight masterful innings while his teammates shellacked newly acquired Josh Romanski. Ross allowed one hit during his outing, walked nobody and fanned four. Jimmy Paredes notched the RiverDogs' lone single. Ronny Marte, Gabriel Tatis and Dickson Marquez allowed one run after Romanski was lifted after the third.
DSL1: Yankees 8, Orioles 0
Daniel Lopez, Ericson Leonora, Yeicok Calderon and Edwin Beard had two hits apiece; Beard and Lopez combined for three RBIs. Kenedy Agramonted started and went four innings with five strikeouts. Deivi Mojica relieved and picked up the win with a second four shutout relief.
DSL2: Yankees 7, Astros 6
Samuel Garcia threw three shutout innings with five strikeouts as the starter, and reliever Wilkinson Eusebio blanked the Astros over 2 1/3 to collect the win. Left fielder Sandy Brito was 1-for-1 with a two-run triple and two walks. Catcher Francisco Duran was 1-for-2 with two sacrifice flies and three RBIs.