Baby Bomber Recap 7/9/13: Gary Sanchez hits 13th homer in Tampa one-hitter

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 8-7 vs. Rochester Red Wings

CF Corey Patterson 0-4, RBI, 2 K
RF Thomas Neal 2-4, RBI, K - 9 for his last 39 (.231)
2B Brent Lillibridge 3-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, BB, K - sixth homer w/ SWB (.455/.500/.939 last 10)
DH Randy Ruiz 1-4, HR, 2 RBI - ninth homer with SWB
1B Dan Johnson 0-3, BB
LF Addison Maruszak 2-4
3B Josh Bell 2-4, K
C Bobby Wilson 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K
SS Walter Ibarra 1-4, 2 K

Brett Marshall 4 IP, 6 H, 5 R/4 ER, 2 BB, K, 2 E1, WP - six groundouts, two flyouts
Yoshinori Tateyama 2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Jim Miller 2.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, K
Mike Zagurski 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K

Despite two errors and a rough outing by Marshall, the RailRiders were able to break a 7-7 tie in the bottom of the ninth for their 46th win of the season and get back to .500 on the year. Jose Ramirez starts for the RailRiders today at 7:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: All-Star break

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 4-8, W 7-0 vs. Dunedin Blue Jays

Game One:

SS Eduardo Nunez 0-0, BB, SB
SS Ali Castillo 0-4, K
CF Mason Williams 1-1, CS - has been dealing with an illness
CF Taylor Dugas 2-3, K, SB
C Peter O'Brien 1-3, RBI, K
DH Gary Sanchez 1-3, RBI
LF Ben Gamel 1-3, RBI, BB, K
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-4, RBI, 2 K
2B Rob Refsnyder 0-4
1B Saxon Butler 0-0
3B Alex Rodriguez 0-3, 2 K
3B Dan Fiorito 0-3, BB, error - pickoff error, eighth of the season

Corey Black 0.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB
Rafael De Paula 5.2 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, HB - three groundouts, seven flyouts
Branden Pinder 2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB

Tampa pitchers allowed fifteen hits and the big blows for De Paula came in the third and fifth innings when the Blue Jays put up multi-runs. The Yankees scored three runs of their own in the sixth, but it wouldn't be enough and dropped them to 35-48 on the season.

Game Two:

LF Taylor Dugas 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB - batting .300 since his promotion
CF Ben Gamel 1-3, RBI, BB, K
3B Peter O'Brien 2-4, RBI, 2 K, 2 E5 (throwing) - batting .231/.244/.462 over his last 10 games
C Gary Sanchez 1-4, HR, RBI, 2 K - 13th homer of the season
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 K
1B Saxon Butler 0-2, BB, E3 - missed catch, seventh error of the season
DH Tyson Blaser 0-2, BB
SS Dan Fiorito 1-1, 2B, 2 BB
2B Jose Toussen 0-2, RBI

Joel De La Cruz 5 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K - nine groundouts, five flyouts
Manny Barreda 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

In the opposite of Game One, the pitchers combined for a one-hitter and the Yankees scored two runs in the first and three runs in the second for more than enough offense to pick up their 36th win of the season. Tampa takes on Dunedin again today at 12:00 pm.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: L 1-2 vs. Greenville Drive

SS Cito Culver 1-4, 2B, RBI, 2 K - batting .353/.421/.559 over his last 10 games
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-4, K, E4 - fielding error, second with Charleston this season
1B Greg Bird 0-4, 3 K - 6 for his last 39 (.154)
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 2-4, K
DH Reymond Nunez 0-3, BB, K
CF Jake Cave 1-4 - batting .270 this season
LF Kelvin De Leon 0-4, OF assist
RF Danny Oh 1-3
C Jackson Valera 1-3

Vicente Campos 4 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - six groundouts, four flyouts
Brett Gerritse 3 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - three groundouts, zero flyouts
James Pazos 1 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, BB
Zach Arneson 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K, HB

After scoring a run in the third inning, the RiverDogs led most of the game until the Drive put up a two-spot in the eighth inning to secure the game for them. Luis Niebla starts for Charleston tonight at 7:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 5-7 vs. Connecticut Tigers

2B Derek Toadvine 0-5, 2 K
SS Jose Rosario 0-5, 3 K - batting .214 this season
3B Eric Jagielo 0-4, HBP
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-4, 2B, BB, K - batting .296 with SI
CF Brandon Thomas 2-5, HR, RBI, K, SB - second homer of the season
1B Bubba Jones 0-3, 2 K, HBP
LF Daniel Lopez 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, K, E7
C Isaias Tejeda 2-3, HR, 4 RBI, K, HBP, 2 E2(throwing) - second homer of the season
DH Daniel Aldrich 0-4, K

Jairo Heredia 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 9 K, HB - four groundouts, one flyout
Conner Kendrick 1.1 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 3 BB
Stefan Lopez 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Andy Beresford 1 IP, 0 H, 1 R/0 ER, BB, K

Things were going well for the Yankees until the Tigers put up four runs in a disastrous seventh inning that would put Staten Island down for good in the game. Three errors didn't help matters any.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

GCL Yankees 1:

SS Abiatal Avelino 0-3, BB, K
2B Gosuke Katoh 2-3 - batting .333 this season
DH Matt Duran 1-4, 2 RBI, BB, K
CF Jordan Barnes 1-4, K
C Jesus Aparicio 0-3, BB, K, E2 - interference

Pat Venditte 1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, K
Hector Bello 2 IP, 1 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB, 2 K

GCL Yankees 2:

C Luis Torrens 0-4, K
2B Jose Javier 3-3, 3B, RBI, E4 - fielding error
3B Renzo Martini 1-4, K
SS Thairo Estrada 2-4 - batting .405 this season
RF Jorge Alcantara 1-3

Rony Bautista 3 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, WP, HB - four groundouts, two flyouts
Felipe Gonzalez 4 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Joaquin Acuna 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB

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