Baby Bomber Recap 9/4/13: Thunder take playoff series lead after walk-off win in extras

Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results from Wednesday.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 6-5 (10 innings) vs. Binghamton Mets

CF Mason Williams 0-5, 2 K
LF Ramon Flores 2-5, K, E7 - fielding error
2B Jose Pirela 3-5, 2B
C Gary Sanchez 1-5, RBI, 3 K
RF Tyler Austin 3-5, 2 2B, 2 RBI, K
1B Kyle Roller 1-3, BB
PR Casey Stevenson 1-1, RBI
DH Ben Gamel 2-5, 2 RBI, 3 K
3B Reegie Corona 0-4, K
SS Ali Castillo 0-4, 2 K

Bryan Mitchell 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R/2 ER, 4 BB, 4 K, 2 WP - four groundouts, two flyouts
Francisco Rondon 2 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K
Danny Burawa 1.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K
Pat Venditte 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K

After trailing Binghamton by double digit games in the division, the two teams kicked off their best of three playoff series in Trenton on Wednesday. Both teams exchanged runs in the first and fourth innings before the offenses fell silent through the remainder of the nine innings. The Mets scored two runs in the top of the tenth to pull ahead 5-3. Williams and Flores were sat down quickly to kick off the bottom of the tenth before Pirela doubled, Sanchez singled to drive in a run, and Austin hit an infield single. Stevenson, who ran for Roller earlier in the game, singled to score the tying run before Gamel singled home Austin for the walk-off victory. Trenton hosts Game Two of the series tonight at 7:05 pm.

Short Season-A Staten Island Yankees: W 5-2 (5 innings) vs. Vermont Lake Monsters

SS Abiatal Avelino 3-3, 2B, 3 RBI
CF Brandon Thomas 1-3, RBI, 2 K - batting .214 this season
3B Eric Jagielo 0-3, K
DH Mike Ford 1-3, 2B, RBI - seventh double of the season
RF Yeicok Calderon 0-3, 2 K
LF Michael O'Neill 1-3
1B Bubba Jones 0-2, K
C Trent Garrison 2-2 - batting .262 this season
2B Derek Toadvine 1-2, 2B, K, E4(11) - seventh double of the season

David Palladino 4 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, K - four groundouts, two flyouts
Charles Haslup 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB

The Yankees finished their season with a win in a rain-shortened game against Vermont. Staten Island got on the board first with a run in the first inning before breaking out for three runs in the top of the fourth.

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