Baby Bomber Recap 8/13/13: Cito Culver doubles in High-A debut

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Tuesday.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 7-1 vs. Charlotte Knights

RF Corey Patterson 3-5, HR, RBI, K, SB - fourth homer with SWB
C JR Murphy 2-3, HR, 2 RBI, HBP - fourth homer with SWB
CF Melky Mesa 0-5, RBI, 2 K
1B Dan Johnson 0-4, 3 K
DH Randy Ruiz 3-4, 2 2B, RBI - batting .308 with SWB
2B David Adams 1-3, 2B, RBI, HBP - 11th double of the season
LF Ronnier Mustelier 1-4, RBI, OF assist
3B Brent Lillibridge 0-1, K, HBP
SS Brendan Harris 1-4

Caleb Cotham 5 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, K - five groundouts, four flyouts
Cesar Cabral 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K, WP
David Herndon 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K, HB
Sam Demel 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

RailRiders pitchers held the Knights off the board after they briefly held a one-run lead in the top of the first inning. Two home runs and eleven hits powered SWB to their 59th win of the season.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 8-2 vs. Harrisburg Senators

LF Ramon Flores 2-4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB - 19th double of the season
3B Reegie Corona 1-4, 2B, BB
2B Jose Pirela 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB, K, HBP, E4 - throwing error, 15th of the season
C Gary Sanchez 1-5, K, E2(3) - batting .280 since his promotion
1B Kyle Roller 1-4, RBI, K, HBP
SS Carmen Angelini 1-3, BB
RF Yeral Sanchez 0-4, 2 K
DH Saxon Butler 2-4, 2B, 4 RBI
CF Cody Grice 1-3, K, HBP

Jeremy Bleich 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R/0 ER, BB, 6 K - six groundouts, one flyout
Diego Moreno 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, WP
Francisco Rondon 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, WP
Aaron Dott 1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K

Two separate three-run innings by the Thunder offense helped Trenton pick up their 64th win of the season. The Senators scored the first run of the game and the last run of the game, but everything in between was all Thunder.

High-A Tampa Yankees: W 7-3 vs. Brevard County Manatees

CF Mason Williams 2-5, RBI
2B Rob Refsnyder 2-3, 2B, 2 RBI, HBP - 25th double of the season
LF Ben Gamel 0-4, BB, K
3B Peter O'Brien 0-4, BB, 3 K, E5 - fielding error, 13th of the season
1B Matt Snyder 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, BB, K - second homer of the season
SS Cito Culver 2-4, 2B, E6(fielding) - High-A debut
RF Taylor Dugas 2-4, RBI
C Jeff Farnham 2-4, K - batting .391 with Tampa
DH Jose Toussen 0-2, 2 BB, K

Scottie Allen 6 IP, 3 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB, 4 K, WP, 2 HB - five groundouts, six flyouts
Ben Paullus 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Charley Short 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K, HB

Tampa jumped out to an early 1-0 lead and used eleven hits to stop their losing streak and pick up their 50th win of the season in Culver's High-A debut.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 2-1 vs. Lexington Legends

CF Jake Cave 1-2, 2B, RBI, BB, SB - 30th double of the season
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-4
1B Greg Bird 0-3, BB, K
RF Ericson Leonora 2-4, 2B, RBI, K - batting .347 with Charleston
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 0-3, BB, 2 K - activated from the DL
DH Reymond Nunez 1-3, K
C Jackson Valera 0-3, K
LF Daniel Aldrich 1-3, 2 K
SS Ty Afenir 1-3, K

Brett Gerritse 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R/0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K, E1 - five groundouts, four flyouts
Derek Varnadore 3 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, K

Runs were hard to come by in the game, but Charleston scored first and last with six hits to edge the Legends for their 64th win of the season to move nine games over .500 on the year.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: All-Star Game

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

CF Dustin Fowler 1-5, 2B, RBI, 2 K, OF assist - fifth double of the season
2B Gosuke Katoh 2-5, HR, RBI - fifth homer of the season
DH Eduardo de Oleo 3-4, HR, RBI, HBP - third homer of the season
3B Christopher Tamarez 2-4, RBI, BB
RF Austin Aune 1-5, 2 K, E9 - throwing error
LF Jimmy Falla 2-4, RBI, BB, K

Chaz Hebert 1.2 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, K - one groundout, two flyouts
Samuel Garcia 1.2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, BB, 4 K, WP
Jose Diaz 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 3 K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Abiatal Avelino 1-3, 2 BB, SB - batting .331 this season
DH Luis Torrens 1-2, 2 BB
3B Miguel Andujar 1-3, 2B, RBI, SB, HBP
CF Jose Figueroa 1-3, BB, K

Felipe Gonzalez 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 2 WP, HB - five groundouts, two flyouts
Angel Rincon 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, HB
Jose Pena 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K

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