Baby Bomber Recap 7/8/13: Slade Heathcott stays hot in Thunder win

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 6-3 vs. Rochester Red Wings

SS Derek Jeter 0-2, BB - reached on an error
C JR Murphy 3-4, 2B, BB - batting .275/.362/.450 over his last 10 games
2B Brent Lillibridge 1-4
DH Randy Ruiz 1-4, 2 RBI, K
1B Dan Johnson 1-4, RBI, K
RF Thomas Neal 2-3, 2B, BB - batting .321 in Triple-A this season
3B Josh Bell 2-4, HR, 3 RBI - fifth homer with SWB this season
CF Corey Patterson 0-4, 2 K
LF Addison Maruszak 0-4, 2 K

Chris Bootcheck 5 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - four groundouts, four flyouts
Matt Daley 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Chase Whitley 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2 WP

After trailing 1-3 in the fifth inning the RailRiders scored four runs in the bottom of the frame to take the lead for good before adding an insurance run in the seventh for their fifth straight win. Brett Marshall starts for SWB today at 12:05 pm.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 10-6 vs. Reading Fightin Phils

3B Reegie Corona 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB, K, 2 SB
CF Slade Heathcott 2-4, RBI, BB, CS - batting .371/.436/.457 over his last 10 games
2B Jose Pirela 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, K
DH Andrew Clark 1-5, RBI, 3 K - batting .308 with Trenton
SS Carmen Angelini 1-4, HR, 2 RBI - second homer since his promotion
1B Casey Stevenson 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, K, SB
RF Cody Grice 1-4, RBI, K, SB
LF Shane Brown 1-3, 2 RBI
C Jeff Farnham 2-4, E2 - throwing error, fourth of the season

Zach Nuding 6.2 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 5 K - three groundouts, eight flyouts
Danny Burawa 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 BB
Tom Kahnle 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

The Thunder rallied from a four-run deficit with five runs in the sixth and four more in the eighth for their 45th win of the season to finish out the first half of their season. Trenton is now on their All-Star break.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 3-4 vs. Brevard County Manatees

CF Taylor Dugas 1-3, RBI, BB
LF Ben Gamel 2-4 - batting .281 this season
3B Peter O'Brien 0-4
C Gary Sanchez 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 K - 20th double of the season
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-4, 2B, K
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-4 - batting .280 this season
1B Saxon Butler 2-4, 2B, K
DH Jose Toussen 1-3, 2B
SS Ali Castillo 0-4, 3 K

Bryan Mitchell 6.2 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K, 2 WP - eight groundouts, two flyouts
Alex Smith 2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, K

The Tampa bullpen allowed Brevard County to score one run in the eighth and one run in the ninth to complete the comeback after the Yankees jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning. Alex Rodriguez had the night off. Joel De La Cruz starts for the Yankees tonight at 7:00 pm.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: Off

Vicente (Jose) Campos starts for Charleston tonight at 7:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 7-6 vs. Connecticut Tigers

2B Derek Toadvine 1-4, 2 RBI
CF Michael O'Neill 2-5, 2B, 3B, K
3B Eric Jagielo 1-3, 2 BB, K - batting .412 with SI
DH Kale Sumner 1-3, RBI, BB, K - batting .244/.304/.366 over his last 10 games
SS Jose Rosario 1-3, 2B, RBI, E6 - fielding error, fourth of the season
LF Daniel Lopez 0-4, BB, K, E7(2) - batting .407 this season
1B Bubba Jones 3-4, RBI, BB
RF Mikeson Oliberto 2-4, K, E9 - fielding error, second of the season
C Radley Haddad 1-3, RBI, K, HBP

Caleb Smith 4 IP, 4 H, 3 R/2 ER, 3 BB, 2 K - two groundouts, five flyouts
Philip Walby 2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 2 WP
Andury Acevedo 1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R/0 ER, 2 BB, K, WP - three groundouts, zero flyouts
Charles Haslup 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Nick Rumbelow 1 IP, 0 H, 1 R/0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, WP

Three runs in the eighth set up Staten Island for a walk-off victory in the bottom of the ninth when Jagielo scored on a Jones single for their 11th win of the season. The Yankees take on the Tigers tonight at 7:00 pm.

Notes from the Gulf Coast League:

GCL Yankees 1:

DH Tyler Wade 1-5, 2 K
2B Gosuke Katoh 1-4, 3B, RBI, BB, 2 E4 - both throwing errors
3B Matt Duran 1-3, E5 - throwing error
CF Jordan Barnes 1-4, K, SB

Hayden Sharp 5 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K - 12 groundouts, three flyouts
Daury Aquino 3 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

GCL Yankees 2:

3B Renzo Martini 1-4, K
C Alvaro Noriega 1-3, 2B
SS Thairo Estrada 2-4

David Paulino 6 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 6 K - eight groundouts, three flyouts
Pat Venditte 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Elvin Perez 3.2 IP, 6 H, 6 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

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