Baby Bomber Recap 5/19/13: Jake Cave doubles three times in RiverDogs win

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: L 4-10 vs. Columbus Clippers

2B Corban Joseph 1-4, BB
RF Brennan Boesch 1-2, 3 BB
CF Zoilo Almonte 0-5, 2 K
3B Ronnier Mustelier 1-5, RBI, 2 K, SB, E5 - 13 for his last 48 (.271)
DH Dan Johnson 1-3, HR, 2 RBI, BB - fifth homer of the season
1B Josh Bell 0-4, K
LF Thomas Neal 1-3, BB, SB - batting .318 this season
C Bobby Wilson 1-3, BB
SS Addison Maruszak 2-4, RBI

Caleb Cotham 4.1 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 1 BB, 6 K - allowed four (!!!) home runs
Mark Montgomery 1.2 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 2 BB - 25 of 39 pitches for strikes
Clay Rapada 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Cody Eppley 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB

The RailRiders got out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning, but the Clippers tied the game in the bottom of the frame. Things were close until a disastrous five-run fifth put the game out of reach. Chris Bootcheck starts for SWB today at 7:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 2-3 vs. Bowie Baysox

LF Ramon Flores 1-4, 2B
2B Jose Pirela 0-4, K
DH Tyler Austin 0-4, K - batting .253 this season
1B Kyle Roller 1-3, 2B, BB, K - eleventh double of the season
CF Slade Heathcott 1-4, 2 K - hit safely in six straight games
RF Neil Medchill 0-4, K
SS Ali Castillo 2-4, RBI, E6 - fielding error, third of the season
3B Kevin Mahoney 0-2, BB
C Nick McCoy 0-3, K

Zach Nuding 5 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 5 K - five groundouts, five flyouts
Fred Lewis 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
Tom Kahnle 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Branden Pinder 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB - three groundouts, zero flyouts

For the fourth straight game, the Thunder couldn't record a hit off the opposing team's bullpen. They also failed to score in more than one inning. Mikey O'Brien starts for Trenton today at 6:35 pm.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 2-6 vs. Clearwater Threshers

CF Mason Williams 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K, SB - 10 for his last 41 (.244)
DH Angelo Gumbs 0-4, 2 K
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-4, E4 - throwing error, 10th of the season
C Gary Sanchez 0-4, K
SS Carmen Angelini 1-4, CS - 13 for his last 43 (.302)
RF Anderson Feliz 0-1 - fielding error, 13th of the season
3B Dan Fiorito 1-4, 2B, K - batting .324 this season
1B Saxon Butler 2-3
LF Eduardo Sosa 1-3

Corey Black 3.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R/2 ER, 5 BB, 7 K, 3 WP - Welp...
Joel De La Cruz 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K - three groundouts, three flyouts
Manny Barreda 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K, HB

After two thrilling finishes against the Threshers, the Yankees couldn't pull it off a third time in a row. Shane Green starts for Tampa today at 6:30 pm.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 9-7 vs. Greenville Drive

CF Jake Cave 4-6, 3 2B (!!!), 3B, 2 RBI, 2 K - 15 for his last 43 (.349)
SS Cito Culver 0-6, 2 K
1B Greg Bird 2-4, 2B, HR, RBI, BB - fourth homer of the season
C Peter O'Brien 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB, K
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-4, BB
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-5, HR, RBI, K - fifth homer of the season
DH Reymond Nunez 1-4, BB, 2 K
LF Kelvin De Leon 2-5, 2 K, SB
2B Claudio Custodio 2-4, 2 HR, 3 RBI, BB, SB - second and third homers of the season

Dan Camarena 4.1 IP, 8 H, 7 ER, 4 BB, 3 K, HB - two groundouts, six flyouts
Dietrich Enns 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - given up 2 ER over 22.1 IP
Phil Wetherell 3 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Camarena owes his offense a burger for getting him off the hook for an ugly loss by scoring two runs in each the eighth and ninth innings to take the series from the Drive, three games to one. Cesar Vargas starts for the RiverDogs today at 7:05 pm.

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