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Severino allows three hits in seven shutout frames

Yankees No. 1 prospect has not allowed more than 2 runs in any start for RailRiders
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It's safe to say that Luis Severino hasn't needed to adjust to Triple-A. Rather, many of his opponents are still attempting to adjust to him.

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre right-hander continued a dominant stretch by blanking Buffalo in seven innings of work Friday night. Severino -- the Yankees' No. 1 prospect (No. 17 overall) -- scattered three hits while striking out six and has not given up an earned run in his past two starts (14 2/3 innings).

It's safe to say that Luis Severino hasn't needed to adjust to Triple-A. Rather, many of his opponents are still attempting to adjust to him.

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre right-hander continued a dominant stretch by blanking Buffalo in seven innings of work Friday night. Severino -- the Yankees' No. 1 prospect (No. 17 overall) -- scattered three hits while striking out six and has not given up an earned run in his past two starts (14 2/3 innings).

Despite the strong pitching performance, the RailRiders gave up two runs immediately after Severino's departure, and lost to the Bisons, 2-0.

Since Severion's promotion on May 31, the Dominican hurler has not allowed more than two runs in any of his six starts. And while he received a no-decision on Friday, he's still undefeated (3-0) for the RailRiders.

Severino is well on his way to another winning campaign -- he's never finished with a losing record -- and his career record stands at 19-11 since the Yanks signed him in 2012. Still just 21 years old, he's shown a penchant for striking batters out, and owns a 72-to-20 K/BB line this season.

Alex M. Smith is a reporter for MLB.com.

New York Yankees, Luis Severino