Baby Bomber Recap 7/2/13: Five homers power RailRiders past Red Sox

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 6-4 vs. Pawtucket Red Sox

LF Corey Patterson 2-4, 2B, BB, K
C JR Murphy 0-4, K, HBP
RF Fernando Martinez 0-4, 2 K, HBP
DH Randy Ruiz 1-5, HR, RBI, 2 K - batting .375/.390/.675 over his last 10 games
1B Dan Johnson 2-5, HR, RBI - 11th homer of the season
CF Adonis Garcia 1-5, HR, RBI, BB, K - first homer of the season
SS Brent Lillibridge 1-4, HR, RBI, HBP - fourth homer with SWB
3B Josh Bell 1-4, K
2B Addison Maruszak 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, K - third homer of the season

Chris Bootcheck 5.2 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, pickoff - five groundouts, five flyout
Yoshinori Tateyama 1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, BB, 2 K
Josh Spence 0.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB
Jim Miller 0.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K
Dellin Betances 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

The RailRiders' offense is really clicking right now with five more homers to power them past the Red Sox. The days of Dellin Betances: shutdown reliever continue. Caleb Cotham starts for the RailRiders today at 6:15 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 1-4, L 6-7 (8 innings) vs. Portland Sea Dogs

Game One:

LF Ramon Flores 1-2, BB, SB, OF assist - fifth stolen base of the season
CF Slade Heathcott 2-3, 2B, RBI, K, 2 E8 - 12th double of the season
RF Tyler Austin 0-2, K, HBP
1B Andrew Clark 0-3, K
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, 2 K
DH Kyle Roller 0-3, 3 K
3B Reegie Corona 1-3
2B Jose Pirela 1-3
C Francisco Arcia 0-3

Sean Black 5 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K - seven groundouts, three flyouts
Aaron Dott 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

Trenton got out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Black gave up the lead in the bottom of the frame and the Thunder never recovered.

Game Two:

LF Ramon Flores 1-4, K
2B Reegie Corona 1-4, RBI, K
RF Tyler Austin 1-4, HR, RBI - sixth homer of the season, first since May 29th
DH Andrew Clark 2-4, 2B - batting .348 with the Thunder
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, RBI, BB
1B Kyle Roller 0-1, RBI - had to be carried off the field after an ankle injury on the bases
CF Cody Grice 2-4, RBI, SB
3B Casey Stevenson 0-3, K, HBP
C Jeff Farnham 0-3, BB, K, E2 - pickoff error

Nik Turley 3 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K - three groundouts, one flyout
Francisco Rondon 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, BB, 3 K, WP
Tom Kahnle 1 IP, 1 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Fred Lewis 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 1 BB

In the second game of the doubleheader, the Thunder offense spotted Turley a 3-0 lead before he stepped on the mound. He immediately allowed two of those runs back to Portland and a three-run rally by the Sea Dogs put them on top. Trenton tied the game in the seventh to send the game to extra innings, but Portland walked it off in the eighth to sweep the doubleheader. Zach Nuding gets the start for the Thunder tonight at 7:00 pm.

High-A Tampa Yankees: Off

Dietrich Enns starts for Tampa tonight at 7:00 pm at Steinbrenner Field.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 4-2 vs. Rome Braves

SS Eduardo Nunez 2-3
SS Cito Culver 0-1
3B Alex Rodriguez 0-2, K - GIDP
1B Greg Bird 0-3, BB
DH Dante Bichette Jr. 1-4
2B Angelo Gumbs 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI, K - first homer with Charleston
CF Jake Cave 2-4 - batting .271 with Charleston
LF Kelvin De Leon 1-3, HR, RBI - fifth homer of the season
C Wes Wilson 0-3, K
RF Danny Oh 1-3, K, SB

Vicente Campos 4 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, K, pickoff - four groundouts, five flyouts
Brett Gerritse 3 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
James Pazos 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Ben Paullus 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

Charleston broke a 2-2 tie with a two-run eighth inning and scored their 45th win of the season to put them 10 games over .500. Luis Niebla starts for Charleston tonight at 6:35 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 5-2 vs. Brooklyn Cyclones

2B Derek Toadvine 1-4, 2 K, SB, CS
3B Kale Sumner 1-3, BB, K - batting .340 this season
CF Brandon Thomas 1-3, RBI, BB, 2 K
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-4, HR, 3 RBI, K - fourth homer with SI this season
C Isaias Tejeda 1-3, 2B, 2 K, PB
SS Jose Rosario 1-3, RBI, E6 - throwing error
DH Daniel Lopez 0-3, K - batting .471 this season
1B Bubba Jones 0-3, 2 K
LF Mikeson Oliberto 0-3, K, E7 - missed catch

Giovanny Gallegos 5 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - five groundouts, one flyout
Cale Coshow 3 IP, 4 H, 2 R/1 ER, BB, 5 K - four groundouts, zero flyouts
Sam Agnew-Wieland 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, K

Brooklyn out-hit Staten Island 11-6, but a three-run first inning by the Yankees helped them sustain a late rally by the Cyclones to hold on for their 8th win of the season.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 game was suspended in the fourth inning for rain.

Gulf Coast Yankees 2: W 3-2 vs. GCL Pirates

1B Renzo Martini 1-3, HR, RBI, 2 K - first homer of the season
C Luis Torrens 1-3, 2B - third double of the season

Jordan Cote 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K - two groundouts, one flyout
Elvin Perez 4 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, BB, 4 K - three groundouts, one flyout

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