The Farm Report 07/18/11 – Scranton Wildness

Double-A Trenton lost to Erie, 5-4.
Austin Romine was 3-for-5, even in the middle of a bad slump (3 for his last 27). Addison Maruszak was 3-for-3 with a homer and a double, and Rob Lyerly was 2-for-4. Dellin Betances was wild, giving up four runs on four hits, five walks, and seven strikeouts in five innings. Josh Romanski gave up a run on three hits, two walks, and struck out a batter over 1.1 innings, Josh Schmidt walked one and struck out two in 1.2 hitless innings, and Ryan Pope walked two in a hitless inning.

High-A Tampa lost to Jupiter 4-2
Cody Johnson was 2-for-4 with a homer, and Ronnier Mustelier reached base three times on two hits and a walk. Kramer Sneed gave up five hits, three walks, three hits, and struck out two. Francisco Gil gave up a hit, a run, and struck out one over two innings. Dan Burawa gave up a hit and struck out two in an inning.

Low-A Charleston lost to West Virginia, 3-2
Kelvin DeLeon homered, and Jose Toussen was 3-for-4 with a stolen base. Scottie Allen gave up eight hits, but only two runs, over six innings, with three strikeouts. Francisco Rondon gave up a hit, a walk, and struck out a batter over two innings, and Yobanny Reyes gave up the walk-off hit on two walks and a hit.

Short Season Staten Island beat Tri-City 12-4
Angelo Gumbs was 2-for-4 with a homer and double, Cito Culver doubled and walked three times, and Mason Williams doubled twice as part of a 3-for-5 day. Ben Gamel doubled, too. Rich Martinez gave up seven hits, four runs, two walks, a hit batter, and struck out four over five innings; Michael Recchia struck out three and walked one over two hitless innings; and Brandon Pinder gave up a hit and struck out two over two scoreless innings.

The GCL Yankees lost to the GCL Phillies, 3-2
Dante Bichette Jr. went 2-for-4 with his first professional homer, hooray. Ravel Santana also homered. Danny Lopez was 2-for-4 with a stolen base. Gabe Encinas gave up three hits and a run in five innings, Edwin Rodriguez gave up three hits, a walk, two runs, and three strikeouts in two innings, and Mariel Checo walked one and struck out three in two hitless innings.

(Edit on the Scranton game: Scranton actually tied it with four runs in the ninth, only to lose on a walk-off home run by Columbus. Oh well. :( )