Baby Bomber Recap 6/23/13: Rafael De Paula pitches five scoreless in High-A debut

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 4-3 vs. Norfolk Tides

CF Corey Patterson 1-3, 2B, BB
C JR Murphy 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI - batting .343/.425/.571 in 10 Triple-A games
RF Fernando Martinez 0-2, BB
DH Randy Ruiz 0-4
1B Dan Johnson 0-3, BB
SS Brent Lillibridge 1-3, 2B, BB, SB
LF Cody Grice 1-4, 3B, RBI, OF assist - 13 for his last 41 (.317)
3B Addison Maruszak 1-4, RBI, 2 K
2B Walter Ibarra 2-3, BB

Brett Marshall 6 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, BB, 8 K - eight groundouts, two flyouts
Mike Zagurski 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Chase Whitley 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Jim Miller 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K
Josh Spence 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

It was a back and forth game between the RailRiders and the Tides, but the RailRiders never trailed even though they were out-hit. JR Murphy continues to do nothing but hit after his promotion. SWB has today off.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 0-11 vs. Portland Sea Dogs

LF Ramon Flores 1-3, BB
CF Slade Heathcott 0-3, BB, 3 K, SB, OF assist - seventh steal of the season
2B Jose Pirela 2-2, 2B, 2 BB - batting .400/.462/.657 over his last 10 games
DH Kyle Roller 0-4, 2 K
3B Reegie Corona 0-4, 3 K
1B Andrew Clark 2-4, K - batting .385 since his acquisition
C Jeff Farnham 1-3, BB, 2 K, PB (2)
RF Shane Brown 0-4
SS Francisco Rosario 0-4, 2 K

Sean Black 4 IP, 5 H, 2 R/1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, HB - two groundouts, six flyouts
Jeremy Bleich 2.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R/2 ER, 2 BB, K
Aaron Dott 1.1 IP, 3 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, HB - 23 of 40 pitches for strikes
Fred Lewis 1.1 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 3 K

Three errors and only six hits put the Thunder in a bad position today, but their offense failed to to score a run, making the disaster that happened in the final three innings (9 total runs) just icing on the cake. Shane Greene starts for Trenton tonight at 7:05 pm.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 0-1 vs. Clearwater Threshers

CF Mason Williams 0-4
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-4, 2B - batting .333/.487/.433 over his last 10 games
LF Ben Gamel 0-2, BB
DH Gary Sanchez 0-4, 2 K
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-4, 2B
C Peter O'Brien 0-3, 2 K
1B Saxon Butler 1-3 - batting .345/.424/.759 over his last 10 games
SS Ali Castillo 0-3
3B Jose Toussen 1-3, SB - batting .252 this season

Rafael De Paula 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K, HB - two groundouts, two flyouts
Manny Barreda 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Taylor Garrison 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, K

The Yankees took a scoreless tie into the bottom of the ninth inning in Clearwater, but the Threshers managed to scratch out a run on a walk that came around to score on a sac fly. Corey Black gets the start for Tampa tonight at 7:00 pm.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 5-4 vs. Rome Braves (12 innings)

CF Jake Cave 1-7, 5 K, CS
SS Cito Culver 2-5, BB, K, 3 SB - batting .209 this season
DH Greg Bird 1-5, BB, 2 K
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-2, 2B, RBI, 4 BB, K, SB - 4 for his last 34 (.118)
2B Angelo Gumbs 2-6, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 K
RF Danny Oh 1-5, BB, 2 K - batting .326 this season
1B Reymond Nunez 1-6, 2B, RBI, K
LF Aaron Gates 1-6, 4 K
C Roybell Herrera 1-5, BB, 2 K, 2 E2 - two throwing errors

Dan Camarena 5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - seven groundouts, five flyouts
Zach Arneson 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Derek Varnadore 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Phil Wetherell 1 IP, 4 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB, K - three groundouts, zero flyouts
James Pazos 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K, WP
Adam Smith 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 H, 2 K

The RiverDogs bullpen coughed up the lead with a two-run inning for the Braves in the bottom of the ninth to send the game to extras. Charleston broke the tie in the twelfth inning when Nunez doubled home Danny Oh and Nunez scored on a fielding error to give the RiverDogs a crucial extra run they'd need in the bottom of the frame. Charleston takes on the Greenville Drive for seemingly the 400th time this season tonight at 7:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 4-10 vs. Aberdeen Ironbirds

2B Derek Toadvine 2-5, E4 - missed catch, batting .304 to start his season
SS John Murphy 0-3, BB
CF Brandon Thomas 1-3, BB
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-4, BB
DH Kale Sumner 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI, BB, K - multi-hit games in all but one of his starts to start the season
C Trent Garrison 1-5, 2B, RBI, K
LF Daniel Aldrich 0-4, 2 K
3B Hector Crespo 1-3, BB, K
1B Bubba Jones 0-4, 2 E3 - two fielding errors

Phil Walby 2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, K, WP - five groundouts, zero flyouts
Caleb Smith 2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Kelvin Castro 1.1 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Sam Agnew-Wieland 2 IP, 1 H, 4 R/2 ER, 2 BB, K
Andury Acevedo 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R/2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Dillon McNamara 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

The Yankees actually got on the board first in the bottom of the first inning, but things really turned south when they gave up a six-run eighth inning, even though only four of the runs were earned. Staten Island will try to even the series with the Ironbirds tonight at 7:00 pm.

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