Baby Bomber Recap 8/16/13: Greg Bird's 18th homer powers RiverDogs

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Friday night.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 6-5 vs. Charlotte Knights

LF Adonis Garcia 0-4, K, SB, HBP
2B David Adams 0-5
CF Melky Mesa 1-4, 2B, RBI, 3 K - batting .264 this season
1B Dan Johnson 1-3, 2B, BB - 23rd double of the season
DH Randy Ruiz 0-3, BB, K
RF Ronnier Mustelier 1-2, 2B, 2 BB
3B Brenden Harris 1-4, HR, 3 RBI - first homer with SWB
C Bobby Wilson 1-3, HR, 3 RBI, BB, K - sixth homer of the season
SS Addison Maruszak 0-3, BB, K

Brett Marshall 6.2 IP, 8 H, 5 ER, BB, 6 K - seven groundouts, four flyouts
Dellin Betances 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Matt Daley 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

Wilson's three-run home run was part of a crucial five-run fifth inning for the RailRiders who needed every one of those runs to top the Knights for their 61st win of the season.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 4-5 (15 innings) New Hampshire Fisher Cats

CF Mason Williams 1-8, 2 K - first Double-A start
LF Ramon Flores 1-3, 2B, 4 BB, K
DH Gary Sanchez 0-5, 2 BB, 2 K
1B Kyle Roller 3-7, RBI, 3 K - batting .256 this season
2B Jose Pirela 1-7, RBI, 2 K
RF Ben Gamel 3-7, 2B, K - Double-A debut
SS Carmen Angelini 3-6, 3B, RBI, K
C Francisco Arcia 1-7, RBI, 2 K - activated off the DL
3B Reegie Corona 0-6, BB, K

Aaron Dott 2.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K, E1, WP - two groundouts one flyout
Rigoberto Arrebato 2.2 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, BB, 4 K, WP - Double-A debut
Diego Moreno 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 4 K, WP, HB
Francisco Rondon 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 5 K, HB - two groundouts, one flyout
Danny Burawa 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K
Casey Stevenson 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB - infielder
Jose Gil 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, BB, K - catcher

The game went so long that the Thunder ran out of pitchers and had to have two position players each toss more than one inning. Unfortunately, Gil gave up the game-winning run with two outs in the 15th inning.

High-A Tampa Yankees: W 7-1 vs. Lakeland Flying Tigers

SS Cito Culver 2-5, 2 K
CF Taylor Dugas 3-4, BB, OF assist - batting .268 this season
DH Rob Refsnyder 1-3, RBI, BB, K
3B Peter O'Brien 1-2, RBI, 2 BB, E5 - throwing error, 14th of the season
RF Cody Grice 2-4, 3 RBI
C Jeff Farnham 0-4
1B Jose Toussen 1-4, K
2B Ali Castillo 1-3, HR, RBI, BB, K, SB - third homer of the season
LF Mikeson Oliberto 0-4, K

Jairo Heredia 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K - seven groundouts, five flyouts
Ben Paullus 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, K
Taylor Garrison 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

The Flying Tigers got on the board first with a run in the first inning but they wouldn't score another run and were limited to four hits while the Yankees picked up their 51st game of the season.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 8-4 vs. Rome Braves

CF Jake Cave 1-5, RBI, K - batting .283 this season
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-4, BB
1B Greg Bird 2-3, HR, 3 RBI, 2 BB - 18th homer of the season
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-5, 2B, 3 K, E5 - fielding error, 16th of the season
LF Ericson Leonora 1-5, 2B, 2 K - batting .341 with Charleston
DH Reymond Nunez 3-5, 2 2B, RBI, K - 14th and 15th doubles of the season
C Jackson Valera 1-4, RBI, K
RF Danny Oh 2-4, 2B, 2 K
SS Jose Rosario 0-3

Evan Rutckyj 5 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 K - three groundouts, six flyouts
James Pazos 2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, K
Vicente Campos 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

Eight hits and Greg Bird powered the RiverDogs' offense to a win over the Braves for Charleston's 67th win of the season.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 1-4 vs. Tri-City ValleyCats

2B Derek Toadvine 2-4
DH Bubba Jones 0-4, 3 K - batting .288 this season
3B Eric Jagielo 0-3, BB, 2 K
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-3, BB
CF Brandon Thomas 0-4, 3 K, CS, put out
1B Mike Ford 1-4, K
LF Daniel Lopez 0-4, 2 K
C Isaias Tejeda 1-3, HR, RBI, K, HBP, 2 E2 - third homer of the season
SS John Murphy 1-4

Caleb Smith 4 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K - three groundouts, seven flyouts
Philip Walby 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Sam Agnew-Wieland 3 IP, 3 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, WP

The Yankees led 1-0 until the eighth inning when the ValleyCats scored three runs that would ultimately be too much for Staten Island to overcome as they dropped their 33rd game of the season.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

SS Tyler Wade 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB, 2 K - batting .318 this season
C Eduardo de Oleo 1-4
DH Renzo Martini 1-5
3B Kevin Cornelius 2-5, 2B, 2 K - batting .289 this season
LF Jimmy Falla 1-3, 2B, RBI, BB, K

Erick Canela 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Francis Joseph 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, K, WP
Daury Aquino 0.1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, BB, K
Hector Bello 0.2 IP, 0 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Thairo Estrada 1-4, 2 RBI, BB, K, SB
C Luis Torrens 0-4, K
3B Miguel Andujar 1-5
LF Nathan Mikolas 2-5, 2B, RBI, K
2B Jose Javier 2-5

Omar Luis 2 IP, 3 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 4 K, WP
Jaron Long 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K
Joaquin Acuna 3 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K

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