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This box score is INSANE. 

By Dan Gartland
July 04, 2019

This box score is INSANE

The Yankees’ and Twins’ affiliates in the Dominican Summer League combined for one of the most absurd displays in the history of professional baseball on Wednesday, with the Yankees scoring a whopping 38 runs. 

That is, unsurprsingly, a record for all of affiliated baseball, beating the MLB record of 30 runs set by the Rangers in 2007. (The Twins, meanwhile, scored just twice.)

The DSL is made up of players as young as 17 so this is barely professional baseball, but it’s still amazing to look at this box score. Here are a few things that pop out:

• Every player in the Yankees lineup recorded at least two hits, including two pinch hitters.

• The Yankees batted around in five different innings. 

• Twins pitcher Carlos Guttierez allowed 11 runs on 11 hits and recording just four outs. 

• The Yankees didn’t score in the first inning. 

• 17 of the Yankees’ 31 hits were for extra bases. 

• The Twins used three different position players as pitchers. 

• The Yankees left 13 runners on base, eight of them in scoring position. 

• Yankees reliever Luis Velasquez was awarded a save.

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