Baby Bomber Recap 8/3/13: Greg Bird homers in Charleston loss

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: L 1-5 vs. Lehigh Valley IronPigs

RF Corey Patterson 0-4, 2 K
2B David Adams 1-4, K
CF Adonis Garcia 0-4, K
1B Dan Johnson 3-3, HR, RBI, BB - 18th homer of the season
DH Randy Ruiz 0-4, 2 K
LF Ronnier Mustelier 1-4, 2B - 13th double of the season
SS Brendan Harris 0-2, 2 BB
C Bobby Wilson 0-4, 3 K, PB
3B Alberto Gonzalez 1-3, E5 - fielding error

Chris Bootcheck 6 IP, 9 H, 5 R/3 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, HB - eight groundouts, three flyouts
Sam Demel 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K
Cesar Cabral 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 BB, 3 K

The IronPigs didn't score more than one run in an inning but they'd already finished scoring their five runs by the time the RailRiders got their first and only run of the game in the sixth inning.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 7-5 vs. Reading Fightin' Phils

LF Ramon Flores 1-5, RBI
3B Alex Rodriguez 0-0, 4 BB
CF Slade Heathcott 1-4, 2B, 2 K - batting .261 this season
2B Jose Pirela 2-4, HR, 3 RBI
DH Kyle Roller 0-3, BB, K
SS Reegie Corona 1-3, BB, SB - batting .290/.421/.452 over his last 10 games
1B Casey Stevenson 0-4
RF Cody Grice 1-3, 2 RBI, 2 K, CS
C Jose Gil 3-4, 2B, RBI, CS

Graham Stoneburner 3 IP, 4 H, 0 ER, BB - five groundouts, one flyout
Aaron Dott 1.1 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Francisco Rondon 3.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K, 4 K, HB, E1 - one groundout, five flyouts
Danny Burawa 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K

The Thunder used two offensive bursts to best the Fightin' Phils with a four-run fifth that got them the lead for the first time and a two-run eighth that would break a 5-5 tie and be the deciding factor in the game.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 0-5 vs. Fort Myers Miracle

CF Mason Williams 1-4, 2B, 2 K - 21st double of the season
2B Rob Refsnyder 0-2, 2 BB
3B Peter O'Brien 0-4, 2 K
1B Matt Snyder 0-3, K, HBP
C Tyson Blaser 0-4, 2 K
RF Taylor Dugas 0-3
SS Ali Castillo 1-3 - batting .262 this season
DH Jose Toussen 2-2, BB
LF Mikeson Oliberto 1-3, 2B

Bryan Mitchell 6 IP, 9 H, 4 ER, BB, 7 K, WP, HB - eight groundouts, two flyouts
Pat Venditte 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, K - first appearance out of GCL
Manny Barreda 2 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K

Can't win if you don't score. Giving up 13 hits is also generally a bad strategy.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: L 2-3 (12 innings), L 2-3 vs. Augusta GreenJackets

Game One:

CF Jake Cave 1-5, 2 K
SS Cito Culver 2-6, SB - fifth stolen base of the year
DH Greg Bird 1-5, HR, RBI, 2 K - 16th homer of the season
2B Angelo Gumbs 1-5, K
1B Reymond Nunez 1-3, K
RF Ericson Leonora 3-5
LF Daniel Aldrich 2-3, RBI, 2 BB, SB, OF assit, E7 - fielding error
C Nick McCoy 1-5, K
3B Francisco Rosario 0-5, K

Luis Severino 4 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 2 WP - four groundouts, one flyout
Tyler Webb 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, pickoff
Ben Paullus 3 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 2 WP, 2 HB
Derek Varnadore 1.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, BB, K

Bird homered in the top of the 11th but the GreenJackets matched the run in the bottom of the inning and scratched out another run in the 12th to give them game one of the doubleheader.

Game Two:

CF Jake Cave 1-3, E8 - batting .282 this season
SS Cito Culver 2-3
1B Greg Bird 0-2, BB, K
DH Reymond Nunez 0-3, 2 K
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-3
LF Ericson Leonora 1-3, 2B, K - batting .326 with Charleston
RF Danny Oh 0-2, BB
C Wes Wilson 0-3, 3 K
3B Ty Afenir 0-3, 2 K

Cesar Vargas 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K - seven groundouts, five flyouts

The RiverDogs led 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning but couldn't hold their lead and dropped the second game of the doubleheader to the GreenJackets.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 3-0 vs. Williamsport Crosscutters

2B Derek Toadvine 0-2, BB, HBP, CS
CF Michael O'Neill 1-4, 2B, 2 K - 11th double of the season
3B Eric Jagielo 1-3, BB - 5 for his last 33 (.152)
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-4, 2 K
1B Mike Ford 1-4, K
DH Bubba Jones 2-4, 2B, 2 K - 12th double of the season
C Trent Garrison 1-4, 2B, RBI
SS Jose Rosario 1-4, 2 RBI, SB
LF Daniel Lopez 1-4, CS

David Palladino 5 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 5 K, WP - four groundouts, six flyouts
Kelvin Castro 3 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K
Nick Rumbelow 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K

Yankees pitchers kept the Crosscutters off the board and limited them to six hits as team picked up their 19th win of the season.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

DH Dustin Fowler 0-4, 2 K
SS Jerison Lopez 1-4, 2B, K, E6(2)
1B Renzo Martini 2-4, 2B, K - 11th double of the season, batting .291
C Eduardo de Oleo 2-4, HR, 2 RBI
2B Bryan Cuevas 1-4, HR, RBI, K, E4(7) - batting .303
RF Austin Aune 0-3, K

Rony Bautista 0.2 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 5 BB, K
Nestor Cortes 2.2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, K, WP

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Abiatal Avelino 1-5, 3B, 3 RBI, BB, E6(7) - batting .340 this season
DH Luis Torrens 1-5, SB
3B Miguel Andujar 2-3, BB, HBP, E5(4)
LF Nathan Mikolas 2-4, 2B, BB
2B Jose Javier 1-5, K, SB, E4(11)
RF Wilson Agramonte 1-3, 2B, 2 BB, K

Elvin Perez 5 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, WP
Kenedy Agramonte 2 IP, 0 H,0 ER, 4 BB, K
Joaquin Acuna 1 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K

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