Baby Bomber Recap 8/23/13: Dellin Betances strikes out six in RailRiders win

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Friday.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 4-1 vs. Pawtucket Red Sox

3B Brent Lillibridge 2-3, BB, SB
SS Derek Jeter 0-3, BB, K
1B Dan Johnson 0-3, BB
DH Randy Ruiz 2-4, 2 K - batting .290 with SWB
RF Ronnier Mustelier 2-4, 2B - batting .514/.585/.657 over his last 10 games
CF Adonis Garcia 1-4, 2B, K, OF assist
C JR Murphy 1-4, 2 RBI
LF Corey Patterson 1-4, RBI, K
2B Alberto Gonzalez 0-3

Caleb Cotham 6.1 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, BB, 4 K - five groundouts, three flyouts
Dellin Betances 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 6 K
Jim Miller 0.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

Hits were even at nine a piece but the RailRiders managed to keep the PawSox off the scoreboard until the top of the ninth inning when Miller allowed a Betances inherited runner to score.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 3-1 vs. Portland Sea Dogs

CF Mason Williams 1-4, RBI, K
DH Ramon Flores 2-4, 2B, SB - 23rd double of the season
C Gary Sanchez 0-4, K
1B Kyle Roller 0-3, BB - batting .252 this season
SS Carmen Angelini 1-4, RBI
LF Ben Gamel 1-4, 2 K, OF assist
RF Yeral Sanchez 0-3, K, OF assist - batting .218 with Trenton
3B Casey Stevenson 0-3, K
2B Reegie Corona 1-1, 2 BB

Scottie Allen 5.1 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 4 BB, K - four groundouts, five flyouts
Danny Burawa 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB
Francisco Rondon 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K - 2 ER in his last 21.0 innings

Trenton scored first in the first inning and scored again in the fourth to take a 3-0 lead before the Sea Dogs managed to push across their only run of the game in the sixth inning. The Thunder remain poised to take a playoff spot if they can hold onto their narrow lead.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 1-5 vs. Daytona Cubs

SS Ali Castillo 0-4, RBI, 2 K
CF Taylor Dugas 1-3, BB - batting .292 with Tampa
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-2, 2 BB, K
C Peter O'Brien 1-3, BB
1B Saxon Butler 1-2, K
DH Tyson Blaser 1-4, 3 K - batting .208
3B Dan Fiorito 1-4, 2 K
LF Jose Toussen 0-3, BB, 2 K
RF Mikeson Oliberto 0-3, 2 K

Branden Pinder 4 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 2 BB, 4 K - five groundouts, zero flyouts
Joel De La Cruz 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 7 K
Alex Smith 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

The Yankees fell behind 5-0 by the end of the third inning and only managed to score one run in the game during the seventh inning in what would be their 71st loss of the season.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: L 1-8 vs. Asheville Tourists

CF Jake Cave 1-3, 2B, BB - 34th double of the season
SS Jose Rosario 0-3
1B Greg Bird 1-3, BB - #100walkwatch (96 on the season)
3B Dante Bichette Jr. 1-3, RBI, 2 K
RF Ericson Leonora 0-4, K - batting .318 with Charleston
DH Reymond Nunez 1-3, K, HBP
LF Danny Oh 1-3, CS, HBP
C Wes Wilson 2-4, 2B - seventh double of the season
2B Ty Afenir 1-3

Derek Varnadore 3 IP, 6 H, 6 ER, BB, 2 K - seven groundouts, zero flyouts
John Brebbia 3 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, K
Kelvin Castro 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K, WP

Charleston got on the board first with a run in the top of the first inning but allowed Asheville to score eight unanswered runs, including a five-run fourth inning by the Tourists.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 6-11 vs. Tri-City ValleyCats

2B Derek Varnadore 2-5, BB
CF Brandon Thomas 1-4, 2 RBI, BB, K
DH Eric Jagielo 0-5, RBI, 3 K - batting .279 this season
1B Mike Ford 1-5, RBI, K, E3 - fielding error, fourth of the season
RF Yeicok Calderon 3-5, RBI
3B Kale Sumner 2-5, K
C Trent Garrison 2-5
LF Daniel Lopez 1-3, 2 BB, K
SS John Murphy 0-1, E6 - batting .174 this season

Conner Kendrick 2 IP, 8 H, 8 R/7 ER, 0 BB, K - one groundout, three flyouts
Sam Agnew-Wieland 3.1 IP, 5 H, 3 R/1 ER, BB, 3 K - seven groundouts, one flyout
Andy Beresford 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Stefan Lopez 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

A disastrous third inning for the Yankees saw the ValleyCats score nine runs without an extra base hit. Staten Island notched 14 hits and couldn't take advantage of four Tri-City errors.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

DH Bryan Cuevas 1-4, 2B, 2 K
2B Gosuke Katoh 2-4, 2B, RBI, K - batting .325 this season
1B Chris Breen 2-4, RBI
CF Dustin Fowler 2-4, 2B, K, put out
RF Austin Aune 1-3, 2B, BB, K, OF assist

Dallas Martinez 4 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, E1, HB, WP - six groundouts, four flyouts
Mariel Checo 1.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB, 2 K
Victor Beriguete 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

1B Brady Steiger 1-3, 2B, 2 BB - second double of the season
C Luis Torrens 1-4, BB
3B Miguel Andujar 2-5, HR, 2 RBI - fourth homer of the season
LF Nathan Mikolas 2-4, 2B, K - 12th double of the season
2B Jose Javier 1-4, 2B, RBI, K, E4 - fielding error, 15th of the season

Angel Rincon 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, WP, HB - seven groundouts, two flyouts
Dayton Dawe 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 3 K
Jose Pena 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, BB

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