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Baby Bomber Recap 4/13/16: Brady Lail pitched 6.2 innings of shutout baseball for the Thunder

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Recapping the Yankees' minor league affiliates' results from April 13th.

Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders: W 1-0 vs. Pawtucket PawSox

The RailRiders went up against Henry Owens and narrowly escaped with the win after Eddy Rodriguez hit a solo home run in the second inning to score the lone run of the game. Ben Gamel doubled, Rob Refsnyder singled, and the offense had four walks. That was it. Otherwise, they struck out 12 times in the game. Kyle Haynes kept pace with–and beat–Owens, throwing six shutout innings on three hits, two walks, and three strikeouts. Branden Pinder came in to pitch three innings, allowing only one hit with four strikeouts.

Double-A Trenton Thunder: W 1-0 vs. Portland Sea Dogs

The Trenton Thunder came out ahead of the Sea Dogs when Lane Adams hit a solo home run in the eighth inning to score the first, and only, run of the game. On the evening, Tyler Wade and Tyler Austin collected a hit and a walk, Kyle Higashioka hit a double and a single, Dustin Fowler doubled, and Jake Cave singled.

Yankees pitching impressed as Brady Lail threw 6.2 innings of shutout baseball while allowing four hits and three walks with four strikeouts. Lail induced an amazing 11 groundouts against only one flyout in his total domination of the Portland lineup. The recently return Rule 5 pick Evan Rutckyj allowed a hit and a walk while striking out a batter in just 0.2 innings pitched. Matt Tracy allowed a hit and struck out a batter in 1.2 innings.

High-A Tampa Yankees: L 1-4 vs. Bradenton Marauders

The Yankees came up short against the Marauders as Brandon Waddell kept them scoreless over six innings. Tampa only managed to score one run in the ninth inning when Mark Payton walked, Jorge Mateo was hit by a pitch, a wild pitch moved the runner, and Miguel Andujar pushed a run in on a groundout. Andujar also collected a hit and a walk on the night, while Billy Fleming and Michael O`Neill had a hit each.

Ian Clarkin pitched in his second game of the season and things didn't go too well for the left-handed prospect. He ended up allowing three earned runs on six hits and three walks with four strikeouts in 5.1 innings. He allowed an unearned run to score thanks to an Austin Aune throwing error. Joey Maher came in and pitched 3.2 innings shutout innings of relief, only allowing three hits in his appearance.

Low-A Charleston RiverDogs: W 5-4 vs. Asheville Tourists

The RiverDogs were losing for most of the night until the offense exploded in the seventh inning. It all started when catcher Eduardo Navas doubled to left field and Hoy Jun Park singled. All with two outs, Trey Amburgey singled in a run, Connor Spencer walked, and Jhalan Jackson singled in two more runs. Kyle Holder walked then Kenall Coleman knocked another two runs in to put them ahead for the rest of the night. Overall, Coleman had three hits, Park collected two hits, and Spencer had two walks and a hit.

Anyelo Gomez allowed three runs on five hits and three walks in 4.2 innings while striking out four batters on the night. Willie Gabay allowed one run on two hits and a walk in 3.1 innings while striking out two, and Andrew Schwaab threw an inning with two strikeouts and a walk.