The struggling Yankees haven't been thrilling to watch lately, but their Triple-A team has achieved something historic.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Tuesday night they recovered from a 9-0 deficit by beating the St. Paul Saints 10-9 on CHS Field for the biggest comeback in franchise history. It was the first meeting between the two teams.
Shortstop Oswaldo Peraza, a Yankees prospect whose name had surfaced in trade rumors before the MLB trade deadline, slashed his second from lefty Giovani Moran in the eighth inning. He hit a run homer and scored a huge goal. Come back. He hit a home run in May, and for Peraza he had 17 home runs this season.
According to the team's website, the then-Reds' comeback effort began in August 2000 when his Barons won in his 8–0 first innings. surpassing his eight-run franchise record set at the 23rd. He beat Buffalo 10-9 at a deficit.
In this game, the Saints took a 9–0 lead after his second inning. They produced three runs in the first, scoring runs on a bases loaded hitter, a sacrifice fly, and a single. St. Paul exploded his 6 runs in the second to match his 3-run homer of Chris Williams.
SWB center fielder Esteban Floriale is expected to be called up by the Yankees on Wednesday,but breaks he scored for the Railriders in his fifth with an RBI by Perkins. mentioned. 286 he went 2-for-4.
The RailRiders scored his 3 in his sixth, cutting the deficit to 9-4. First baseman Ronald Guzman hit his two-run shot to right-center, his ninth of the season, and catcher Max McDowell hit his double on his second baseman Tyler his Wade. 35}.
The SWB added three more runs in his seventh, with Guzman doubling on Peraza and Armando scoring on a home run to center from Alvarez. 11th home run of the season.
In the eighth, the RailRiders shrunk their pole lead to 9-8 in St. Louis. With Florial hitting the leadoff he scored his RBI double and drove in McDowell who hit a double in front of him. Then Peraza, who has a .261 batting average this season, going 5-3, gave Florial the win.
Had the bullpen held the Saints scoreless in his final seven innings, a RailRiders comeback would have been impossible. This also includes a stretch in which the reliever retired in his 16th straight from his second inning to his seventh.
Jose Mujica, Richard Rodriguez and Luke Bird (1-0) each shut out his second inning before Greg Weissart recorded his 9th perfect for his 17th save of the year. Moran (1-1) lost to the Saints.