Baby Bomber Recap 8/25/13: Thunder score walk-off win in extra innings

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Sunday.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: L 6-5 vs. Pawtucket Red Sox

2B David Adams 1-4, BB - batting .271 this season
CF Adonis Garcia 2-5, 2B, HBP
1B Dan Johnson 3-4, 2B, RBI, BB
DH Randy Ruiz 0-5, RBI, K
LF Ronnier Mustelier 2-4, 2B, BB - batting .514/.571/.676 over his last 10 games
RF Neil Medchill 2-4, 2B, BB
3B Addison Maruszak 2-5, K
C Bobby Wilson 2-4, HR, 3 RBI, BB - seventh homer of the season
SS Alberto Gonzalez 0-5

Chase Whitley 4 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K - five groundouts, four flyouts
Sam Demel 2 IP, 1 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
Matt Daley 2 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

The RailRiders out-hit the PawSox 14-6, but came up short in the run column after Pawtucket rallied for two runs in the fourth and fifth innings to tie the game and another run in the seventh to ultimately pull off the victory.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 3-2 (10 innings) vs. Portland Sea Dogs

CF Mason Williams 0-4, K - batting .163 since his promotion
LF Ramon Flores 1-4, RBI, BB
2B Jose Pirela 1-3, 2B, BB - 23rd double of the season
C Gary Sanchez 1-4, RBI, 2 K, pickoff
SS Carmen Angelini 0-4, K
1B Kyle Roller 1-4, K
RF Ben Gamel 1-4, K
DH Yeral Sanchez 0-3, BB, K - batting .202 with Trenton
3B Reegie Corona 3-4, RBI

Mikey O'Brien 6.2 IP, 9 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 9 K, HB - four groundouts, four flyouts
Pat Venditte 1.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Danny Burawa 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, K
Charley Short 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K - first game with Trenton

After allowing the tying run to score in the top of the ninth inning the Thunder managed to push a run across in the bottom of the 10th inning to keep their narrow lead in the playoff hunt with their 69th win of the season.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 2-11 vs. Daytona Cubs

LF Mikeson Oliberto 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, K, SB - fourth double of the season
CF Taylor Dugas 1-4, E8 - first error of the season
2B Rob Refsnyder 1-2, 2 RBI, BB - batting .282 this season
DH Peter O'Brien 0-4, 2 K
C Tyson Blaser 0-4, 3 K
1B Saxon Butler 2-4, K
3B Dan Fiorito 2-4, K - batting .285 this season
RF Cody Grice 0-4, 3 K
SS Ali Castillo 1-4, K

Cesar Vargas 2.1 IP, 7 H, 8 ER, 4 BB, 2 K, WP, HB - three groundouts, two flyouts
Ben Paullus 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, BB, 2 K, 2 WP, HB
Edixon Mejia 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Taylor Garrison 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

A seven-run third inning for the Cubs was the real downfall for Tampa, though they only managed to score two runs in the game. The loss dropped the Yankees to 53-73 on the year.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 8-5 vs. Asheville Tourists

CF Jake Cave 2-5, 2B, RBI, K - 36th double of the season
SS Jose Rosario 1-4, 2B, 2 E6 - fielding errors
DH Greg Bird 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB - 98th walk, .417/.543/.722 over his last 10 games
RF Ericson Leonora 1-4, 2B, K, OF assist
1B Reymond Nunez 2-5, RBI, K
C Jackson Valera 3-4, HR, 3 RBI, PB - second homer of the season
2B Fu-Lin Kuo 0-3, BB, K, 3 E4 - two fielding, one throwing
LF Daniel Aldrich 2-4, 2B, HR, 2 RBI - second homer of the season
3B Ty Afenir 1-4

Luis Niebla 4 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 2 K - three groundouts, two flyouts
Adam Smith 1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, BB, K
Jose Campos 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - five groundouts, zero flyouts
James Pazos 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

Despite five defensive errors that managed to not cost the RiverDogs, they stormed back from an early deficit with runs in every inning between the 4th and 7th innings, including a four-run seventh. Charleston is, unfortunately, only one game from elimination from the South Atlantic League playoff contention even with a win.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 3-7 vs. Tri-City ValleyCats

SS Abiatal Avelino 0-4, K
LF Brandon Thomas 0-4, 2 K, OF assist - batting .211 this season
3B Eric Jagielo 0-4, K
DH Mike Ford 0-4
RF Yeicok Calderon 1-3, 2B, BB - 15th double of the season
CF Michael O'Neill 2-4
1B Bubba Jones 2-4, 2B, HR, 3 RBI, K - second homer of the season
C Trent Garrison 0-2, PB, HBP
2B Hector Crespo 1-3, K

David Palladino 4 IP, 6 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K - four groundouts, two flyouts
Charles Haslup 4 IP, 7 H, 3 R/2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, WP

The Yankees fell behind 4-0 early after the ValleyCats scored two runs in each of the first and second innings. That alone was enough to hand them their 39th loss of the season after only scoring three runs on six hits.

Gulf Coast League is off on Sunday.

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