Baby Bomber Recap 7/13/13: Dan Johnson homers twice as RailRiders sweep doubleheader

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 2-1, W 5-0 vs. Buffalo Bisons

Game One:

CF Adonis Garcia 1-4, OF assist
2B Brent Lillibridge 1-3, K
DH Fernando Martinez 0-3
3B David Adams 1-2, 2B, BB, K - seventh double
1B Dan Johnson 1-2, HR, 2 RBI, BB - 13th homer of the season
C JR Murphy 1-3
RF Melky Mesa 0-3
LF Corey Patterson 0-3
SS Walter Ibarra 1-3, K

Chris Bootcheck 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K - eight groundouts, five flyouts

Bootcheck went the distance in the first game of the doubleheader, keeping the Bisons off the board until the fifth inning. The RailRiders scored both their runs on Johnson's home run in the fourth.

Game Two:

CF Corey Patterson 1-5, 2B - seventh double with SWB
3B Brent Lillibridge 2-4, K - batting .338 with SWB
RF Fernando Martinez 1-2, RBI
DH Randy Ruiz 2-3, 2B, RBI, K, HBP
1B Dan Johnson 1-4, HR, RBI - 14th homer of the season
2B David Adams 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI - batting .322 with SWB
LF Thomas Neal 0-3, BB, K
C Bobby Wilson 2-4, 2B
SS Walter Ibarra 1-3, BB, K

Francisco Rondon 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K
Dellin Betances 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - 19 of 37 pitches for strikes
Yoshinori Tateyama 2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

A shutout of the Bisons led the RailRiders to a sweep of the doubleheader behind a mashup of relievers and the second Dan Johnson homer of the day. Brett Marshall starts for the RailRiders today at 1:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 6-1 vs. New Britain Rock Cats

LF Ramon Flores 0-5
CF Slade Heathcott 3-4, 2B, RBI, BB - batting .410/.465/.513 over his last 10 games
2B Jose Pirela 1-5, E4 - fielding error, 12th of the season
1B Andrew Clark 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI - batting .303 with Trenton
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, BB
DH Reegie Corona 1-4, 2 RBI
3B Casey Stevenson 1-4, 2B, RBI
RF Cody Grice 0-3, BB, 2 K
C Jeff Farnham 1-3, BB, K

Zach Nuding 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - six groundouts, five flyouts
Cesar Cabral 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Tom Kahnle 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

New Britain managed to get on the board first, but the Thunder offense scored five runs in the fourth and fifth innings combined to take care of the Rock Cats for their 47th win of the season. Shane Greene gets the start for Trenton today at 1:35 pm.

High-A Tampa Yankees: W 10-0, W 3-2 vs. Bradenton Marauders

Game One:

CF Mason Williams 2-4, 2 2B, K - batting .324/.359/.541 over his last 10 games
3B Alex Rodriguez 0-3, 2 K, HBP
DH Peter O'Brien 2-4, 2B, HR, 5 RBI - fourth homer since his promotion
C Gary Sanchez 1-3, BB
LF Ben Gamel 1-3, 2B, BB - batting .289 this season
RF Yeral Sanchez 2-4, 2B, HR, 4 RBI - second homer of the season
2B Rob Refsnyder 0-3, BB, SB
1B Saxon Butler 1-2, BB, K, SB
SS Dan Fiorito 1-2, 2B, RBI, BB

Corey Black 5 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K - two groundouts, four flyouts
Charley Short 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K

The Yankees' offense broke out in the fifth and sixth innings to score nine of their ten with the help of multi-run homers by O'Brien and Yeral Sanchez.

Game Two:

CF Taylor Dugas 1-4, K
2B Rob Refsnyder 0-3, K
C Peter O'Brien 1-3, BB, 2 K, E2 - throwing error, fourth of the season
DH Gary Sanchez 2-4, RBI, CS - batting .250/.333/.389 over his last 10 games
RF Yeral Sanchez 0-3
1B Tyson Blaser 1-3, K - batting .208 with Tampa
3B Dan Fiorito 0-2
LF Jose Toussen 1-2, BB, K, CS
SS Ali Castillo 1-3, RBI

Bryan Mitchell 5 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, BB, 8 K, 3 WP - five groundouts, one flyout
Diego Moreno 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K
Taylor Garrison 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

After being down 0-2 after two innings, the Yankees tied the game in the sixth and scored the walk-off victor with a run in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Marauders committed five errors in the game which led to two unearned runs, including the winning run. Joel De La Cruz starts for the Yankees today at 1:00 pm.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: L 1-4 vs. Augusta GreenJackets

CF Danny Oh 0-2, BB, HBP
SS Cito Culver 0-4, K, E6 - fielding error, eleventh of the season
1B Greg Bird 2-4, HR, RBI, E3(8th) - 10th homer of the season
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-4
LF Kelvin De Leon 1-4
DH Reymond Nunez 2-4, K
RF Aaron Gates 1-4, K, OF assist - batting .283 with Charleston
C Wes Wilson 1-4
3B Francisco Rosario 0-2, BB, E5 - fielding error, third of the season

Evan Rutckyj 6 IP, 5 H, 3 R/2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, WP - 13 groundouts, four flyouts
Adam Smith 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, pickoff
Derek Varnadore 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB

Bird hit a home run for the second night in a row but it wasn't enough for Charleston to overcome Augusta's lead despite only being out-hit 8-7. Vicente Campos starts for the RiverDogs today at 5:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 6-1 vs. Auburn Doubledays

2B Hector Crespo 1-3, 2 BB, SB - batting .297 this season
CF Michael O'Neill 1-4, 2B, RBI, 3 K - sixth double of the season
LF Brandon Thomas 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB, 2 K - second double of the season
DH Yeicok Calderon 1-4, RBI, BB, K
3B Jose Rosario 3-5, 2 RBI, K, SB
1B Bubba Jones 2-4, 2B, BB, K
SS John Murphy 0-4, K, HBP
RF Mikeson Oliberto 2-5, SB
C Radley Haddad 1-4, BB

Philip Walby 4 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 3 BB, 3 K - four groundouts, two flyouts
Caleb Smith 4 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K
Sam Agnew-Wieland 1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB

The Yankees got out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and tacked on three more in the fourth as they out-hit the Doubledays 12-5 for their 13th win of the season.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

GCL Yankees 1:

SS Abiatal Avelino 2-5, E6 - fielding error
2B Gosuke Katoh 0-3, 2 BB
LF Ericson Leonora 2-3
RF Ronnier Mustelier 0-4, E9 - fielding error, OF assist
1B Chris Breen 3-5, 2 RBI, K
CF Jordan Barnes 1-3, RBI
C Jesus Aparicio 1-3, BB, E2 - throwing error

Pat Venditte 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Hayden Sharp 5.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R/3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

GCL Yankees 2:

SS Thairo Estrada 2-4, 2B, BB, 2 K, CS
C Luis Torrens 0-4, BB, 2 K - batting .370 this season
3B Renzo Martini 3-3, 2 2B
2B Jake Anderson 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, K
RF Jorge Alcantara 1-3, HR, 2 RBI, BB, 2 K, SB

Omar Luis 2.2 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, BB, 5 K
Elvin Perez 6 H, 4 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

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