Baby Bomber Recap 7/27/13: Greg Bird stays hot as RiverDogs keep rolling

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 4-3 vs. Louisville Bats

CF Adonis Garcia 1-5, K - batting .319 this season
3B Brendan Harris 2-5, RBI
LF Ronnier Mustelier 2-4, RBI, BB
1B Dan Johnson 3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI - 17th and 18th doubles of the season
DH Randy Ruiz 1-5, 2 K - batting .300/.333/.600 over his last 10 games
C JR Murphy 0-3, BB
RF Thomas Neal 2-4, K
SS Alberto Gonzalez 1-4
2B Jose Pirela 1-4, K, SB

Caleb Cotham 4 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K - four groundouts, two flyouts
Mark Montgomery 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - 16 of 29 pitches for strikes
Matt Daley 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Chase Whitley 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB

The RailRiders needed some late inning heroics once more after trailing 3-0 heading into the sixth inning. A final run in the ninth inning put them ahead and the RailRiders picked up their 53rd win of the season.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: Postponed for rain

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 6-11 vs. Charlotte Stone Crabs

3B Jayson Nix 0-4, K
LF Curtis Granderson 2-4
CF Mason Williams 1-5, K, OF assist
C Gary Sanchez 0-5, 2 K - batting .163/.182/.186 over his last 10 games
DH Peter O'Brien 1-4, RBI, BB, 2 K
2B Rob Refsnyder 2-3, HR, RBI, 2 BB, E4(17) - fifth homer of the season
RF Taylor Dugas 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, HBP - fourth double with Tampa
1B Saxon Butler 1-4, 2B, K, E3 - fielding error, ninth of the season
SS Ali Castillo 2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI, K

Dietrich Enns 4.1 IP, 6 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 7 K - three groundouts, two flyouts
Joel De La Cruz 3.2 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, BB, 3 K
Manny Barreda 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Enns strugged right out of the gate, allowing five runs in the first inning before the Yankees offense ever took the field. The hitters fought back to pull within one run before another disastrous inning saw the Stone Crabs put four more runs on the board.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 3-2 vs. Greensboro Grasshoppers

CF Jake Cave 2-4, CS
SS Cito Culver 0-4 - batting .230 this season
1B Greg Bird 1-3, 2B(26th), BB - batting .432/.563/.811 over his last 10 games
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-3, BB, 2 K
2B Angelo Gumbs 1-3, BB, K
LF Daniel Aldrich 2-4, K, put out
DH Reymond Nunez 2-4, RBI, K - batting .254 this season
RF Ericson Leonora 0-4
C Nick McCoy 0-3, K, PB

Brett Gerritse 5 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - six groundouts, five flyouts
James Pazos 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K, HB
Tyler Webb 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

Bird stayed hot and Webb picked up his first save as a professional as the RiverDogs earned their 59th win of the season to move 8 games over .500.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 2-3 vs. Brooklyn Cyclones

SS Jose Rosario 1-3, RBI, BB, K, E6 - fielding error
CF Brandon Thomas 2-4, 2B, RBI, K, CS - fifth double of the season
3B Eric Jagielo 1-3, BB, K - batting .299 this season
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-4
DH Kale Sumner 0-4, 3 K
LF Daniel Lopez 0-3, BB, 2 K, OF assist, E7 - fielding error
1B Bubba Jones 1-4, 2 K - batting .281 this season
C Isaias Tejeda 0-3, BB, K
2B Derek Toadvine 1-3, K, SB, HBP, E4 - fielding error

Rookie Davis 4.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R/0 ER, BB, 5 K, WP - five groundouts, four flyouts
Sam Agnew-Wieland 2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R/0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Andury Acevedo 2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

Sloppy defense did in the Yankees who allowed only one earned run to the Cyclones on the afternoon. The loss was their 21st of the season.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

SS Tyler Wade 2-6, BB, 2 K - batting .338 this season
2B Bryan Cuevas 3-7, E4 - sixth error of the season
1B Renzo Martini 2-7, 2B, 2 RBI, K - 10th double of the season
DH Dustin Fowler 2-7, RBI, 2 K, CS
RF Austin Aune 0-6, 4 K

Brady Lail 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - seven groundouts, one flyout
Tim Flight 1.1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, 3 K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Abiatal Avelino 0-4
3B Miguel Andujar 0-4, K
DH Matt Snyder 2-3, BB
2B Jose Javier
C Alvaro Noriega 1-4, RBI, 2 K, SB, E2 - throwing error

Pat Venditte 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Joseph Maher 4 IP, 3 H, 2 R/1 ER, BB, 2 K, HB
Rony Bautista 3 IP, 1 H, 1 R/0 ER, 2 BB, K, WP

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