Pita, Robinson lead the way for GCL Yankees West

Pita, Robinson each have 2 hits, lift GCL Yankees West to 14-6 win over GCL Phillies West


Thursday, July 12, 2018

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Pita tripled and doubled, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two as the GCL Yankees West beat the GCL Phillies West 14-6 on Thursday.

Mitchell Robinson doubled and singled with three RBIs for GCL Yankees West.

GCL Yankees West batted around in the first inning, sending 11 batters to the plate and scoring six runs, including a single by Estevan Florial that scored Nelson Alvarez.

The GCL Yankees West later scored in four additional innings to put the game away, including three runs in the seventh.

GCL Yankees West right-hander Carlos D. Rodriguez (3-0) picked up the win after allowing one run on five hits over five innings. Opposing starter Victor Vargas (0-2) took the loss in the Gulf Coast League game after a rough outing in which he allowed nine runs and 11 hits over five innings.

The six extra-base hits for GCL Yankees West included a season-high five doubles.

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