Baby Bomber Recap 6/9/13: Tyler Austin doubles twice in Thunder walk-off win

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: L 1-4 vs. Buffalo Bisons

DH Thomas Neal 1-4, 2 K - 10 for his last 40 (.250)
CF Zoilo Almonte 2-4, K
LF Ronnier Mustelier 0-3, BB - batting .288 this season
1B Dan Johnson 1-4, K
3B Josh Bell 0-3, RBI
RF Melky Mesa 0-4
SS Addison Maruszak 0-3, K
C Jeff Farnham 0-2, BB, K, E2 - catcher inference, third error of the season
2B Alberto Gonzalez 0-3, 2 K

Chris Bootcheck 7 IP, 10 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 5 K - five groundouts, nine flyouts
Matt Daley 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K - 23 of 34 pitches for strikes

Bootcheck struggled in the first inning, giving up all four Bisons runs. The RailRiders wouldn't get on the board until the bottom of the ninth, but they couldn't complete a comeback. David Huff starts for SWB today at 7:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 3-2 vs. Richmond Flying Squirrels

DH Ramon Flores 1-4, 2 K, CS, HBP
CF Slade Heathcott 1-3, 2 BB, K, SB - 11 for his last 38 (.289)
RF Tyler Austin 3-5, 2 2B, RBI, SB - batting .372/.391/.628 over his last 10 games
C JR Murphy 0-3, BB, K
1B Kyle Roller 1-3, 2B, BB, K
LF Jose Pirlea 0-2, 2 BB
2B Reegie Corona 3-4, 2B, RBI
3B Kevin Mahoney 0-3, K
SS Ali Castillo 0-3, BB - demoted to Tampa after the game

Zach Nuding 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, WP - five groundouts, five flyouts
Caleb Cotham 4 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K - demoted from SWB

The game was tied at two heading into the bottom of the ninth when a Tyler Austin double drove in the winning run for his third hit of the day. Austin hasn't hit extremely well in his first taste of Double-A this season, but he has picked it up a bit lately. Trenton is off today.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 1-3, L 1-2 vs. Lakeland Flying Tigers

Game One:

CF Mason Williams 2-3, BB, K - 10 for his last 34 (.294)
DH Angelo Gumbs 1-4, 3 K
LF Ben Gamel 2-4, HR, RBI, K - first homer of the season
C Gary Sanchez 0-3
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, K - promoted to Trenton after the game
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-3, 2 E4 - throwing, fielding error, eleventh and twelfth errors of the season
RF Yeral Sanchez 0-3
3B Casey Stevenson 1-3, K
1B Francisco Arcia 0-2, BB, 2 K

Michael Pineda 4.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R/0 ER, 1 BB, 4 K - four groundouts, three flyouts
Rigoberto Arrebato 1.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, WP

The difference in the game was two unearned runs caused by two Rob Refsnyder errors. The Yankees have tried to convert him from outfielder to second baseman, so growing pains are expected, but at some point it's going to have to seem smarter to move him back to a position he's more comfortable with if the numerous errors continue.

Game Two:

CF Mason Williams 0-3
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-2, BB, SB - batting .235 this season
3B Casey Stevenson 0-1, BB
DH Rob Refsnyder 1-3, 2B - batting .289 this season
C Francisco Arcia 1-3, 2B
SS Dan Fiorito 0-3 - batting .248 this season
1B Saxon Butler 0-2, K, E3 - missed catch, sixth of the season
LF Jose Toussen 1-3
RF Eduardo Sosa 0-3, K

Bryan Mitchell 5 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 K - seven groundouts, one flyout
Zach Arneson 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K

Tampa got out to an early lead in the first inning but the Flying Tigers scored two runs in the third inning and the Yankees couldn't make up the difference after managing only three hits in the game. Tampa takes on the Charlotte Knights tonight at 6:30 pm in Charlotte.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 5-2 Asheville Tourists

LF Taylor Dugas 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K - 9 for his last 38 (.237)
SS Cito Culver 1-4, 2 K
1B Greg Bird 2-4, 2B, RBI - 7 for his last 35 (.200)
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 0-4, K
DH Kelvin De Leon 0-4, 4 K
CF Jake Cave 1-3, K, CS, put out - 2 for his last 41 (.049)
2B Jose Rosario 0-2, BB, K
C Wes Wilson 0-3, 2 K
RF Danny Oh 2-3, 2B, RBI, K - batting .293 this season

Jose Campos 3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - 44 of 61 pitches for strikes
Adam Smith 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Dietrich Enns 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K, HB - allowed 3 ER in 38.1 IP (0.70 ERA) this season

After the Tourists put two runs on the board in the fourth, the RiverDogs answered with three runs in the fifth and two more in the eighth to earn their 35th win of season. Charleston will complete a previously suspended game this evening before Brett Gerritse starts the normally scheduled game at 7:05 pm against the Greenville Drive.

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