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Baby Bomber Recap 9/12/13: Thunder bring home Eastern League crown with sweep

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Recapping the Yankees minor league affiliates' results for the final time this season.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 11-4 vs. Harrisburg Senators

CF Mason Williams 2-5, RBI, BB, E8 - batted .240 in the playoffs
LF Ramon Flores 3-6, 3B, RBI, K - batted .321 in the playoffs
2B Jose Pirela 1-5, HR, RBI, HBP - batted .269 in the playoffs
C Gary Sanchez 2-5, RBI - batted .231 in the playoffs
RF Tyler Austin 2-5, 3B, RBI, 2 K - batted .304 in the playoffs
1B Kyle Roller 1-5, 2B, RBI, K - batted .136 in the playoffs
DH Ben Gamel 3-3, 2 BB - batted .533 in the playoffs
3B Reegie Corona 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB, K - batted .286 in the playoffs
SS Ali Castillo 1-4, HR, 3 RBI, BB, E6 - batted .381 in the playoffs

Shane Greene 5.1 IP, 9 H, 3 R/2 ER, BB, 6 K, WP - nine groundouts, one flyout
Pat Venditte 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, BB, 2 K
Zach Nuding 1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, K
Branden Pinder 1 IP, 3 H, 1 R/0 ER, BB, K

The Trenton Thunder swept through two rounds of Eastern League playoffs to be crowned the champions on Thursday night. Harrisburg scored the first run of the night in the bottom of the first inning, but Trenton quickly rebounded with a five-run third and never looked back from there. They capped off their night with a three-run ninth inning for good measure. The Thunder lost their long-time friend and bat dog Chase to cancer earlier this season. Chase's owner, VP of Corporate Sales and Partnerships for the Thunder Eric Lipsman, said it best.


That's a wrap on the Baby Bomber Recaps for the season. Thanks for reading along and humoring me in keeping track of the daily happenings from the farm.