The Farm Report: 4/9/14

I ended up with a very hectic day yesterday (in what has been a very busy week), so I will have to go with some quick bullet points for today’s Farm Report. Sorry!

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre lost to Rochester 7-6:

  • Scranton took a 4-2 lead in the fourth, but Rochester got two runs in the bottom of the inning to keep it tied, before scoring three more runs over the fifth and sixth innings.
  • Scranton managed to get two more runs on the board in the eighth, on a sac fly from Scott Sizemore and a double from John Ryan Murphy, but still fell a run short.
  • Jose Pirela and Murphy both went 2-5 with the former picking up a pair of runs and a double. Murphy had two doubles and two RBIs.
  • Adonis Garcia and Zelous Wheeler both went 2-4, with Wheeler scoring twice and hitting a double. Scott Sizemore went 2-3 with a run scored, a double and a pair of RBIs.
  • Zoilo Almonte was the only player to come up hitless, though he got on base with a walk.
  • Chase Whitley threw three innings and gave up two runs on six hits and three Ks. David Herndon went two innings and allowed three runs on five hits and two walks. Jim Miller also went two innings, giving up two runs on four hits, a walk and two Ks. Yoshinori Tateyama pitched a scoreless, hitless inning to end the game.

Trenton lost to Portland 9-2:

  • Portland scored the first run of the game in the top of the first and added eight more runs by the seventh, while Trenton struggled to string together hits.
  • Rob Segedin and Gary Sanchez both went 2-4. Sanchez had a double and Trenton’s only two RBIs.
  • Ben Gamel, Tyler Austin and Robert Refsnyder all went 1-4, with Gamel and Refsnyder picking up doubles. Ali Castillo went 1-3 with a run scored and a walk.
  • Bryan MItchell made the start and gave up four runs on six hits and four walks in four inngs. He also struck out four.
  • Aaron Dott, Taylor Garrison and Charley Short all pitched one inning in relief. Dott gave up a hit and a walk. Garrison allowed three runs (two earned) on two hits, a walk and a strikeout. Short gave up two runs on three hits and a walk.
  • Pat Venditte pitched two scoreless innings, giving up two hits and striking out four.

Tampa beat Clearwater 5-3:

  • Clearwater took a 1-0 lead in the fourth, but Tampa responded with four runs in the top of the fifth and another run in the sixth. Clearwater tried to rally in the ninth, but fell short, scoring just two runs.
  • Eric Jagielo went 3-5 with a run scored, a double, a homer and three RBIs.
  • Peter O’Brien and Jose Toussen both went 2-4 with O’Brien knocking two doubles and Toussen scoring a run.
  • Jake Cave and Angelo Gumbs both went 0-4, while Dante Bichette went 0-2, with a pair of walks.
  • Cito Culver went 1-5 with a double, a run scored and a RBI.
  • Dietrich Enns threw five innings and gave up one run on four hits and two Ks. Evan Rutckyj pitched two scoreless innings, scattering two hits and a walk, while striking out three. James Pazos finished the game, allowing two runs on three hits, a walk and three Ks.

Charleston lost to Greenville 6-3:

  • The RiverDogs took an early lead, scoring one run in each of the first three innings, but the Drive took over in the fourth. They scored two runs and then tied the game with a run in the fifth. They took the lead for good in the seventh and added a pair of insurance runs in the eighth.
  • Aaron Judge went 2-5 with two Ks. Michael O’Neill and John Murphy both went 2-4. O’Neill scored a run and Murphy had a double and a stolen base. Abiatal Avelino, Mike Ford, Miguel Andujar and Gosuke Katoh all went 1-4. Katoh had a double. Avelino scored a run, stole two bases and had a walk. Ford had a homer and two RBIs.
  • Rookie Davis gave up three runs on seven hits, a walk and two Ks over five innings. Andrew Benak allowed three runs on six hits in three innings. He struck out three. Philip Walby pitched a scoreless inning, striking out one.

 

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.