Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: Postponed for weather vs. Rochester Red Wings
Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 3-6 vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Nik Turley 6 IP, 10 H, 5 ER, BB, 4 K - I guess that's marginal improvement...
Danny Burawa 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K - 19 of 31 pitches for strikes
Aaron Dott 1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER
Turley's struggles continue and despite eleven hits, the Thunder offense couldn't make up for it in a rare morning game in New Hampshire. Trenton heads home for Arm & Hammer Park's opener today at 7:05 pm against Richmond with Zach Nuding on the mound.
Mason Williams 0-4
Angelo Gumbs 0-3, K, SB, HBP - batting .120 to start the season
Ben Gamel 2-3, RBI - continuing his impressive start
Gary Sanchez 2-4, 2B
Carmen Angelini 1-4, 2 K
Eduardo Sosa 1-4, 2B, RBI, K
Ali Castillo 1-3, BB
Bryan Mitchell 7 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, HBP - 10 groundouts, 4 flyouts
Daniel Mahoney 1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, BB, K
Bryan Mitchell's starting performance was a strong one for Tampa, but the Blue Jays scored a run in each the seventh and eighth innings to tie and pull ahead of the Yankees. Corey Black gets the start today at 6:30 pm.
Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 12-5 vs. West Virginia Power
Taylor Dugas 0-3, 3 BB
Cito Culver 1-5, 2 RBI, K
Greg Bird 1-3, RBI, 2 BB, K
Dante Bichette Jr. 2-5, 2 RBI, K - hit safely in four straight games
Yeicok Calderon 2-4, RBI, BB, 2 K
Saxon Butler 2-5, 2B, RBI, K - batting .350 to start the season
Nick McCoy 2-4, BB
Claudio Custodio 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, BB - hit only one HR all of last season
Cesar Vargas 5 IP, 4 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 K - five groundouts, no flyouts
Alex Smith 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, K
Taylor Garrison 2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 5 K
The RiverDogs scored 11 of their 12 runs in the seventh inning, helped along by five Power errors in the game. They have now won four straight games. Charleston heads home to The Joe today for their home opener where Rafael DePaula will be making his second start of the year after an impressive American debut.