Gary Sanchez wasn’t the only player in the Yankees’ organization with a 3-HR game on Sunday, and while the big leaguers pounded out 7 HR, SWB hit 6 themselves, four off ex-Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz.
AAA: SWB (2-2) won 10-2. 1B Mike Ford 3 hits, all HR, 4 RBI. Ryan Lavarnway, Mandy Alvarez and Cliff Pennington hit the other three. Pennington also had 4 RBI. David Hale 1 R in 5 2/3 for the win.
AA: Trenton (1-2) got beat 16-5. 3B Wendell Rijo 2 solo HR. Jhalen Jackson solo HR. Rashad Crawford 2 hits, RBI. 2 hits for Ben Ruta. Not a good day for Albert Abreu, Jose Mesa, Jr., James Reeves or Will Carter.
High A: Tampa (2-2) scored 2 in the bottom of the ninth to win 3-2. Isiah Gilliam with the walk-off 2-run HR. CC Sabathia started for Tampa, 4 2/3 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 1 W, 6 K.
Low A: Charleston (3-1) won 7-2. LF Brandon Lockridge 2 hits, solo HR. SS Max Burt 2 hits. C Eduardo Navas 2 RBI. 1B Mickey Gaspar 2 hits.