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Baby Bomber Recap 6/21/16: Aaron Judge homers twice in RailRiders’ win

Recapping the Yankees’ minor league affiliates’ results from June 21st.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 9-2 vs. Toledo Mud Hens

It was a strong night on both sides of the ball for the RailRiders, jumping out to an early 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. They doubled Toledo’s hit total with 14. Aaron Judge led the way with his first two homer game of his professional career as part of his four-hit day. Mark Teixeira went hitless in his rehab appearance.

Luis Cessa pitched 5.1 innings and allowed just one run on five hits. He struck out five batters and walked two. Chasen Shreve allowed the other Toledo run in relief, bringing his ERA with the RailRiders to 2.45.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: Postponed for rain

High-A Tampa Yankees: W 4-3 vs. Daytona Tortugas

Despite committing three errors in the game, the T-Yanks scored a ninth inning run to break a tie with Daytona for the win. Jorge Mateo doubled and stole his 25th base of the season, bringing his average on the year to .276. Abiatal Avelino also doubled as part of his two-hit day for the only other Tampa extra-base hit. Three of the team’s runs scored in the first inning.

Tampa pitchers combined for a strong game, limiting Daytona to just one run. Josh Rogers got the start, allowing five hits and one earned (three total) runs. Travis Hissong followed him from the bullpen with 2.2 scoreless innings. Matt Marsh closed out the game with a scoreless inning of his own.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: Off

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 3-2 vs. Aberdeen IronBirds

Staten Island held off a comeback attempt by Aberdeen that saw them pull to within one run in the final frame of the game. Timmy Robinson drove in two of the three Staten Island runs with his two-hit game. Mandy Alvarez was responsible for plating the other run with two hits of his own. Robinson also nailed a runner at second base with an assist from the outfield.

Simon De la Rosa tossed six scoreless innings for Staten Island, striking out four and allowing just two hits. Kolton Mahoney ran into a bit of trouble, allowing both Aberdeen runs, but only one of the two was earned. Eduardo Rivera came on for the one-out save.