Baby Bomber Recap 8/6/13: RiverDogs drop seventh straight game

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 7-6 (13 innings), L 2-3 vs. Syracuse Chiefs

Game One:

2B Alberto Gonzalez 1-1, RBI
C JR Murphy 2-6, 3 K, PB, pickoff
RF Adonis Garcia 0-1
DH Randy Ruiz 1-6, RBI, 2 K
1B Dan Johnson 0-5, BB, 2 K
3B Ronnier Mustelier 0-1, K
CF Corey Patterson 3-5, 2B, 2 RBI, K
LF Melky Mesa 0-0, BB, SB
SS Brendan Harris 1-1

David Huff 5.1 IP, 12 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, HB - two groundouts, six flyouts
Jim Miller 2.2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 K
Mike Zagurski 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
Matt Daley 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB
Josh Spence 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB
Mark Montgomery 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K

This was the completion of a game that started on July 12th. The RailRiders racked up 17 hits and pushed a run across in the bottom of the 13th inning to get the delayed victory. They'd rallied for five runs in the sixth and seventh innings combined to tie the game before it was suspended.

Game Two:

CF Melky Mesa1-4, HR, 2 RBI - 10th homer of the season
C JR Murphy 0-4, K
RF Adonis Garcia 0-4, 2 K
1B Dan Johnson 0-4, K
DH Randy Ruiz 3-4 - batting .304 with SWB
3B Ronnier Mustelier 0-4, K
SS Alberto Gonzalez 0-3
LF Corey Patterson 0-3, OF assist
2B Brendan Harris 1-3

David Huff 5 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 6 K, HB - three groundouts, three flyouts
Yoshinori Tateyama 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K
Sam Demel 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

Mesa's two-run homer in the third inning was the only scoring the RailRiders could muster as they were limited to five hits, three off the bat of Ruiz, in their 61st loss of the season.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: L 2-3 vs. Erie SeaWolves

LF Ramon Flores 2-4, K, OF assist
SS Carmen Angelini 0-3, 2 K
CF Slade Heathcott 1-4, 3B, RBI - seventh triple of the season
C Gary Sanchez 1-2, 2B, RBI, BB, HBP, E2(1) - second double with Trenton
DH Kyle Roller 0-4, K
2B Jose Pirela 1-4, 2 K - batting .259 this season
3B Reegie Corona 0-4, K
RF Cody Grice 0-4, 2 K
1B Saxon Butler 0-3, K

Nik Turley 5 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, pickoff - six groundouts, four flyouts
David Herndon 2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 2 K
Diego Moreno 1 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, WP
Danny Burawa 0.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R/0 ER, BB, K, WP

Heathcott drove in a run with his triple and scored on Sanchez's double for the Thunder's only runs of the game in the sixth inning. That would give the team the lead at 2-1, but two runs would cross the plate in the bottom of the ninth for Erie, tying the game and then giving the SeaWolves the win.

High-A Tampa Yankees: Off

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: L 0-1 vs. Savannah Sand Gnats

CF Jake Cave 1-4 - batting .283 this season
2B Angelo Gumbs 0-4, K
1B Greg Bird 0-4, K - batting .100/.341/.233 over his last 10 games
LF Ericson Leonora 2-4, K
SS Cito Culver 1-4, K
RF Danny Oh 0-4, 2 K
DH Reymond Nunez 0-3, 2 K
C Wes Wilson 1-3, K
3B Ty Afenir 1-2, K

Brett Gerritse 6 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 6 K - seven groundouts, four flyouts
Derek Varnadore 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

Charleston pitchers were as good as anyone could have asked them to be, limiting the opposition to four hits and only one run. The RiverDogs' offense even out-hit the Sand Gnats but failed to push a run across.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: L 3-7 vs. State College Spikes

2B Derek Toadvine 2-5, CS - batting .265/.390/.294 over his last 10 games
LF Michael O'Neill 0-4, BB, 3 K
3B Eric Jagielo 1-4, K
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-3, BB, K - batting .259 this season
CF Brandon Thomas 0-3, BB, 2 K
1B Bubba Jones 0-3, BB, K - batting .290 this season
DH Kale Sumner 0-2, BB, 2 K
SS Jose Rosario 2-4, K, E6 - fielding error, tenth of the season
C Isaias Tejeda 1-4, RBI, E2 - throwing error, sixth of the season

Conner Kendrick 5 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, BB, K, WP - four groundouts, four flyouts
Dillon McNamara 2 IP, 1 H, 3 R/2 ER, 3 BB, K, WP
Sam Agnew-Wieland 1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, BB, K
Andury Acevedo 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB

Hits were even at six and errors were even at two, but the 3-1 lead that the Yankees got out to in the fifth was only temporary, as the Spikes scored three runs in the seventh and three more runs in the eighth for the win.

Gulf Coast Yankees 1 Highlights:

SS Tyler Wade 0-4, K
2B Gosuke Katoh 1-4, K - batting .304 this season
LF Dustin Fowler 0-4, 3 K
DH Renzo Martini 1-3, RBI, BB
RF Austin Aune 0-4, K

Dallas Martinez 3.2 IP, 4 H, 1 ER, BB, 3 K
Daury Aquino 2.1 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, BB, 2 K

Gulf Coast Yankees 2 Highlights:

SS Abiatal Avelino 1-4, BB, K, put out - batting .352 this season
DH Luis Torrens 2-5, RBI, K
3B Miguel Andujar 1-3, BB, K, HBP, E5 - fielding error, sixth of the season
C Alvaro Noriega 2-4, 2B, K
RF Jorge Alcantara 1-4, 2B, RBI

Jordan Cote 5 IP, 1 H, 1 R/0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K - 10 groundouts, one flyout
Rich Mascheri 2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 4 K

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