Baby Bomber Recap 7/23/13: Mason Williams falls homer short of the cycle in win

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: L 1-4, L 1-3 vs. Toledo Mud Hens

Game One:

2B David Adams 1-3, 2 BB, K
C JR Murphy 1-5, 2B, K - 10th double with SWB
RF Adonis Garcia 2-4, BB
1B Dan Johnson 0-3, RBI
DH Randy Ruiz 1-3, BB, 2 K
3B Ronnier Mustelier 0-4
LF Cody Grice 1-4, 3 K
CF Corey Patterson 0-4
SS Hector Crespo 0-4, 2 K, E6 - fielding error

Michael Pineda 3 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - four groundouts, one flyout
Caleb Cotham 3 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, HB
Sam Demel 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Mike Zagurski 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - 2.34 ERA with SWB
Yoshinori Tateyama 1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 0 BB

The RailRiders and Mud Hens were tied 1-1 through nine before the Mud Hens score three runs in the top of the 10th to break the tie and give them the game.

Game Two:

CF Corey Patterson 0-3, 2 K
DH JR Murphy 1-3, 2B - batting .282/.300/.410 over his last 10 games
2B Adonis Garcia 0-3, K
3B Dan Johnson 0-3
1B Randy Ruiz 0-3
LF Ronnier Mustelier 0-3, K - batting .088/.114/.147 over his last 10 games
RF Cody Grice 1-2. SB
C Bobby Wilson 1-2, HR, RBI - fifth homer of the season
SS Hector Crespo 0-2 - 2013 34th round pick

Chris Bootcheck 5.1 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, WP - four groundouts, seven flyouts
Jim Miller 1.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

Heading into the sixth inning the RailRiders led 1-0 before the Mud Hens scored three runs off Bootcheck to complete the doubleheader sweep.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 3-2, W 3-1 vs. Altoona Curve

LF Ramon Flores 1-2, 2 BB, K
CF Slade Heathcott 1-4, RBI, SB
2B Jose Pirela 1-3, 3B, RBI - fifth triple of the season
DH Kyle Roller 0-1, RBI, BB
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-3
1B Andrew Clark 0-3
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, K
3B Reegie Corona 1-3, K
C Jose Gil 1-3, pickoff

David Phelps 3.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 6 K - three groundouts, one flyout
Francisco Rondon 2.1 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Rigoberto Arrebato 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, K, HB

Heathcott's walk-off single broke a 2-2 tie after the Thunder had gotten out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning in game one of the doubleheader.

Game Two:

LF Ramon Flores 0-3, K
CF Slade Heathcott 2-3, 2B, HR, RBI - sixth homer of the season
2B Jose Pirela 0-3, E4 - throwing error, 13th of the season
1B Kyle Roller 1-2, HR, RBI, BB, K - 12th homer of the season
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-3
DH Andrew Clark 2-3 - batting .301 with Trenton
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, SB
3B Casey Stevenson 0-2, RBI
C Jeff Farnham 0-2

Zach Nuding 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, BB, 3 K, WP - seven groundouts, eight flyouts

Second and third inning homers from Roller and Heathcott were enough to give Trenton the win and the sweep of the doubleheader for their 52nd game of the season.

High-A Tampa Yankees: W 9-5 vs. Palm Beach Cardinals

CF Mason Williams 4-6, 2B, 3B, RBI, K - batting .408/.431/.571 over his last 10 games
2B Rob Refsnyder 3-5, 2B, HR, 6 RBI, BB, K, CS - fourth homer with Tampa
RF Taylor Dugas 2-4, K, CS, HBP
C Peter O'Brien 0-5
DH Tyson Blaser 2-5, K, SB
1B Saxon Butler 0-4, BB, 2 K
LF Jose Toussen 0-3, 2 BB, K
3B Fu-Lin Kuo 2-5, 2 RBI
SS Ali Castillo 2-4, E6 - fielding error, second of the season

Corey Black 5 IP, 4 H, 4 R/2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, HB - four groundouts, four flyouts
Joel De Le Cruz 2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, K
Diego Moreno 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

Williams fell a home run short of the cycle and Refsnyder hit a grand slam as part of a 15-hit game and win for the Yankees.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 5-1 vs. Hickory Crawdads

RF Danny Oh 1-4, 2B, BB - batting .293 this season
SS Cito Culver 2-5, RBI
1B Reymond Nunez 1-5, K
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-4, BB, K - batting .262/.340/.524 over his last 10 games
LF Ericson Leonora 1-2, 2B, BB, OF assist
CF Jake Cave 2-4, 2B, RBI, K, SB
C Wes Wilson 1-4, RBI, K
DH Daniel Aldrich 2-4, K
2B Francisco Rosario 0-4, 2 K

Cesar Vargas 7 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 K - ten groundouts, one flyout
John Brebbia 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

The RiverDogs tallied eleven hits on their way to their sixth win in a row and their 57th win on the season.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 4-6 vs. Connecticut Tigers

SS Jose Rosario 1-5, 2B, K - fifth double of the season
LF Michael O'Neill 1-5, K
CF Brandon Thomas 0-5, K
RF Yeicok Calderon 3-4, 2B, RBI - eighth double of the season
3B Kale Sumner 0-4, K
DH Mike Ford 1-4, K
1B Bubba Jones 1-3, K, HBP
C Isaias Tejeda 0-3, K, HBP
2B Derek Toadvine 2-4, K

Giovanny Gallegos 3.2 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - three groundouts, three flyouts
Andrew Benak 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, BB, 3 K, E1 - pickoff error
Stefan Lopez 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, pickoff

The Yankees offense notched nine hits but it wasn't enough to overcome giving up six runs to the opposition, four of which came in the first four innings.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

GCL Yankees 1 game was suspended for rain

GCL Yankees 2 game postponed for rain

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