Baby Bomber Recap 8/15/13: Ramon Flores snaps hit streak in Thunder loss

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Thursday.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 4-0 vs. Charlotte Knights

RF Adonis Garcia 1-4, HR, RBI - third homer of the season
C JR Murphy 0-3, BB, K
CF Melky Mesa 2-4, HR, 2 RBI, 2 K, SB - thirteenth homer of the season
1B Dan Johnson 1-4, K
DH Randy Ruiz 2-3, 2B, BB - batting .308 with SWB
2B David Adams 0-3, BB, K
LF Ronnier Mustelier 1-4, 2B, RBI
3B Alberto Gonzalez 0-3, K, E5 - fielding error, sixth of the season
SS Brendan Harris 1-3, 2B, K

Chase Whitley 4 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K - two groundouts, three flyouts
Jim Miller 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Cesar Cabral 0.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Yoshinori Tateyama 2.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Despite hits being even at eight a piece, the RailRiders pitchers kept the Knights off the board all game while the Scranton offense jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and never looked back from there.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 5-6 vs. Harrisburg Senators

CF Ramon Flores 0-3, 2 BB, K - snapped 14-game hit streak
SS Carmen Angelini 1-5, RBI, 2 K
C Gary Sanchez 1-4, BB, PB(1) - batting .333 with Trenton
DH Kyle Roller 1-5, 2 K
2B Jose Pirela 3-5, 2B, K
LF Casey Stevenson 1-2, 2B, BB, HBP - tenth double of the season
RF Yeral Sanchez 1-5, 2B, 2 RBI, 3 K
1B Saxon Butler 0-2, 2BB, 2 K
3B Reegie Corona 1-3, RBI, K, HBP

Shane Greene 5 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, WP - four groundouts, three flyouts
Pat Venditte 2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Zach Nuding 2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, BB, 4 K

The Thunder snapped their winning streak at six games after falling behind early to the Senators and falling a run short of completing the comeback after being out-hit 13-9.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 3-5 vs. Brevard County Manatees

CF Taylor Dugas 1-4, RBI, BB
2B Rob Refsnyder 2-3, BB - batting .382/.522/.471 over his last 10 games
C Peter O'Brien 0-4, RBI, K
1B Matt Snyder 0-1
SS Cito Culver 1-4, K, E6(2) - batting .364 since his promotion
DH Tyson Blaser 0-4, 2 K
3B Dan Fiorito 2-4, K
LF Ali Castillo 0-4, OF assist
RF Mikeson Oliberto 1-4, SB

Cesar Vargas 5.1 IP, 7 H, 5 R/3 ER, 2 BB, 6 K - four groundouts, two flyouts
Charley Short 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Manny Barreda 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Vargas ran into trouble in the sixth inning, allowing the Manatees to score three of their five runs. Sloppy defense didn't help his cause with two of his runs being unearned. Tampa fell to 50-68 on the year.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 1-0, W 8-4 vs. Lexington Legends

Game One:

CF Jake Cave 0-3
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-3, 2 K
1B Greg Bird 0-2
LF Ericson Leonora 1-2, HR, RBI - second homer of the season
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 0-2
DH Reymond Nunez 1-2
C Jackson Valera 0-2
RF Danny Oh 0-2, K
SS Jose Rosario 0-2

Dan Camarena 5 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 6 K, pickoff - five groundouts, two flyouts
Luis Niebla 2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K

Despite getting three-hit by the Legends, the RiverDogs pitchers made a solo shot by Leonora in the fourth inning stand up as the difference in the game.

Game Two:

CF Jake Cave 2-4, 2B, SB - 31st double of the season
2B Angelo Gumbs 1-4, 3B, RBI
DH Greg Bird 1-1, 2B, RBI, 2 BB - 30th double of the season
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-2, 2B, RBI, HBP
LF Ericson Leonora 1-3, 2B, RBI, K
1B Reymond Nunez 1-2, 3 RBI, K
RF Danny Oh 1-3, 2B, RBI, 2 K - tenth double of the season
C Wes Wilson 0-3, K
SS Ty Afenir 2-3, K

Luis Severino 5 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 9 K - three groundouts, one flyout
John Brebbia 1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB

Doubles for everyone! Ten hits and five doubles powered the RiverDogs, who got out to a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning and tacked on an additional five runs in the bottom of the fifth.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 6-10 vs. Aberdeen IronBirds

2B Derek Toadvine 0-2, RBI, 3 BB
SS Abiatal Avelino 1-5, E6 - fielding error
3B Eric Jagielo 2-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI, BB, K, HBP, E5(2) - eighth and ninth doubles of the season
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-3, RBI, BB, K
LF Daniel Lopez 0-4, 2 K
CF Brandon Thomas 0-3, BB, 2 K, HBP - batting .213 this season
1B Bubba Jones 2-5, 2 K - batting .295 this season
DH Mike Ford 2-5, RBI, K
C Isaias Tejeda 1-4, 3 PB

David Palladino 2 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 2 K - zero groundouts, two flyouts
Dillon McNamara 2 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, HB
Charles Haslup 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Nick Rumbelow 1.1 IP, 1 H, 4 R/1 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, HB
Andrew Benak 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K

A four-run eighth inning for the IronBirds thanks to sloppy defense and three unearned runs broke a 6-6 tie and dropped Staten Island to 22-32 on the season.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

SS Bryan Cuevas 1-3, BB, 2 K, SB, 2 E6
2B Gosuke Katoh 3-4, RBI, E4 - batting .319 this season
CF Dustin Fowler 2-4, 2B, K
1B Renzo Martini 2-4, 2B, RBI, 2 K - 14th double of the season
RF Austin Aune 1-4, RBI, 2 K
3B Christopher Tamarez 2-4, K, E5

Rony Bautista 4 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, WP - five groundouts, one flyout
Eric Ruth 2.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R/0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, HB - four groundouts, one flyout
Tim Flight 0.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Thairo Estrada 2-4, 2 3B, 2 RBI, BB, K - batting .301 this season
LF Nathan Mikolas 1-5, 2 RBI
RF Jorge Alcantara 1-4, 2B, K
2B Jerison Lopez 2-4, 2B, K, E4 - throwing error

Elvin Perez 4 IP, 12 H, 7 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, HB
Tim Giel 2 IP, 5 H, 4 R/1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Yoely Bello 2 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, HBP

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