Baby Bomber Recap 7/12/13: Greg Bird's grand slam powers RiverDogs past GreenJackets

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: Game suspended for rain

SWB plays a doubleheader today in Buffalo starting at 6:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 4-1 vs. New Britain Rock Cats

LF Ramon Flores 3-4 - batting .282/.317/.410 over his last 10 games
CF Slade Heathcott 1-5, K, SB, OF assist
RF Tyler Austin 0-4, 2 K - 6 for his last 37 (.162)
DH Andrew Clark 1-3, 2B, BB
SS Carmen Angelini 2-4, K
3B Reegie Corona 1-4
2B Jose Pirela 3-4, 2 2B, RBI - batting .265 this season
1B Casey Stevenson 1-4, RBI, K
C Jose Gil 1-4, K

Sean Black 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - nine groundouts, three flyouts
Jeremy Bleich 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K, WP
Danny Burawa 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB

Thunder pitchers were very proficient at keeping the Rock Cats off the board for eight of nine innings and the Trenton offense picked up 13 hits for their 46th win of the season. Zach Nuding starts for the Thunder tonight at 7:05 pm.

High-A Tampa Yankees: Postponed for rain. Again.

The Yankees play Bradenton in a doubleheader starting at 5:00 pm today at George Steinbrenner Field.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 8-7 vs. Augusta GreenJackets

CF Jake Cave 0-4, K
SS Cito Culver 1-3, 2B, 2 BB
1B Greg Bird 3-4, 3B, HR, 4 RBI, BB - ninth homer of the season
DH Angelo Gumbs 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K - batting .292 since his demotion
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 0-5, 4 K, E5 (13th) - 6 for his last 39 (.154)
RF Danny Oh 2-4, 2B, BB, K
C Jackson Valera 2-5, HR, 2 RBI - first homer of the season
LF Aaron Gates 3-4, 3B
2B Francisco Rosario 0-3, BB, K

Cesar Vargas 6 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 K - seven groundouts, three flyouts
Zach Arneson 1 IP, 0 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, K, pickoff, WP
James Pazos 2 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, BB

A grand slam by Bird put the RiverDogs on top in the seventh inning before the GreenJackets took the lead right back with three runs of their own in the eighth. For the second night in a row, Charleston managed to win on a walk-off, this time with two runs in the bottom of the ninth. Evan Rutckyj starts for the RiverDogs tonight at 6:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 6-5 vs. Lowell Spinners

2B Derek Toadvine 2-5, K, CS
CF Michael O'Neill 2-5, 3 K, SB - 13 for his last 47 (.277)
DH Eric Jagielo 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB - batting .290/.405/.419 in eight games with SI
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-5, K, E9 - missed catch, first of the season
LF Brandon Thomas 3-4, 2 RBI, BB
3B Kale Sumner 0-5, K
1B Bubba Jones 2-4, RBI, K, E3 - fielding error, fifth of the season
C Isaias Tejeda 1-4, K
SS John Murphy 2-4, 2B, RBI

Giovanny Gallegos 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 5 K, pickoff - six groundouts, three flyouts
Andury Acevedo 0.0 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 2 BB
Stefan Lopez 2 IP, 1 H, 2 R/0 ER, BB, 3 K
Andy Beresford 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Nick Rumbelow 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB - first save of the season

The Yankees used a run in the top of the ninth to break a 5-5 tie despite out-hitting the Spinners 14-6 for their 12th win of the season.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

GCL Yankees 1:

SS Tyler Wade 0-4, 2 K
2B Gosuke Katoh 4-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI, BB, SB, put out - batting .364 this season
DH Matt Duran 0-5, K
CF Jordan Barnes 2-3, RBI, BB, K, OF assist

Brady Lail 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB
Hector Bello 3 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K

GCL Yankees 2:

2B Bryan Cuevas 2-4, BB
SS Thairo Estrada 1-4 - batting .360
D Luis Torrens 1-4, BB, 2 PB
DH Nathan Mikolas 2-4, RBI, K
1B Renzo Martini 3-4, 2B - batting .262

Mark Montgomery 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Pat Venditte 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 0 BB
Jordan Cote 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K
Ethan Carnes 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

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