The Farm Report: 6/20/12 (Updated)

Trenton lost to Richmond 7-5 (12 innings):
Addison Maruszak tied the game at 2-2 with a two run homer in the bottom of the second.  Richmond held a 5-2 lead after four, but Trenton chipped away at it.  Zoilo Almonte started the sixth with a double, moving to third on a wild pitch.  Melky Mesa was hit by a pitch and stole second, allowing Zlmonte to score as the catcher made a throwing error.  Luke Murton singled in Mesa.  Trenton added another run in the seventh, as Almonte scored on a Mesa single, tying the game 5-5.  A two run double from Johnny Monell in the top of the twelfth, however, gave Richmond all they needed as they defeated the Thunder 7-5.  Mesa went 3-5 with two runs scored, a double and a RBI.  Maruszak went 2-5 with a run scored, a homer and two RBIs.  Almonte went 2-6 with two runs scored and a double.  The only player to not get a hit was Kyle Higashioka.  Vidal Nuno went six innings and gave up five runs (only one earned) on eight hits, no walks and four Ks.

Tampa lost to Daytona 3-2:
Tampa took a quick lead, as JR Murphy doubled.  Rob Segedin followed with a single and Neil Medchill singled in Murphy.  A ground out by Kyle Roller plated Segedin for a 2-0 lead.  The Cubs responded with two runs int he bottom of the first and the game stayed tied through eight innings.  A solo homer from Rubi Silva in the bottom of the ninth, however, gave the Cubs a walk-off 3-2 victory.   Ramon Flores went 2-4, as did Jose Mojica.  Segedin was 2-5 with a run scored.  Roller went 2-3 with a double and a RBI.  Shane Greene went six innings and gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits, three walks and six Ks.

Staten Island lost to Brooklyn 7-2:
Staten Island took a quick lead, as Jose Rosario followed a Taylor Dugas double with a RBI triple.  They held the lead through three innings, but the Cyclones scored three runs in the top of the fourth.  Danny Oh started the fifth with a ground-rule double, scoring on a single from Fu-Lin Kuo.  Brooklyn responded with another three runs in the sixth and eventually pulled off the 7-2 win over the Yankees.  Dugas went 2-3 with a run scored and a double.  Kuo was 2-4 with a double and a RBI.  Evan Rutckyj threw 4.2 inings and gave up three runs on four hits, four walks and seven Ks.  Nick Goody threw two scoreless, hitless innings.  He walked one and struck out four.

The GCL Yankees beat the GCL Blue Jays 5-0:
 The Yankees started quickly, as Jerison Lopez was hit by a pitch and Gregory Bird and Slade Heathcott followed with back-to-back singles, scoring Lopez.  Bird scored, as the Blue Jays’ center fielder committed an error.  Miguel Andujar doubled to left, plating Heathcott.  Austin Jones doubled to right, bringing Andujar home for a 4-0 lead.  Fernando Perez hit a RBI single in the fourth to give the Yankees a 5-0 lead that would prove to be more than enough for the win.  Lopez went 2-4 with a run scored and a double.  Jones was 2-4 with a run scored, a double and a RBI.  Angel Rincon made the start, going five innings and allowing just one hit, no runs and no walks while striking out three.

About Tamar Chalker

Tamar has written for IIATMS since July 2009, having started off writing game recaps before shifting to the minor leagues. Born in Connecticut and having lived all over the country and in South Korea, Tamar now finds herself "temporarily misplaced" in New Hampshire. Please send help - I can pay you in maple syrup.

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