Scranton beat Buffalo 6-3:
The Yankees got an early lead in the second when Jordan Parraz doubled with two outs and scored on a double by Luis Nunez. Brandon Laird and Parraz hit back to back doubles to start the fourth, and Nunez hit his second RBI double of the evening, putting Scranton up 3-0. Buffalo came back in the bottom of the inning, when Jason Botts walked and Joshua Satin singled. Two runs scored on a single from Jesus Feliciano and the Yankees held a slim 3-2 lead. Buffalo tied the game in the bottom of the sixth on a Valentino Pascucci homer, but the Yankees put together a big eighth inning to retake the lead. Jorge Vazquez led off with a homer. Laird singled and Parraz was hit by a pitch. Nunez singled, followed by a RBI single from Doug Bernier. Kevin Russo hit a sac fly and the Yankees took a 6-3 win.
Luis Nunez was 3-4 on the day with two doubles and two RBIs. Parraz was 2-3 with three runs scored, two doubles and a RBI. Buddy Carlyle pitched two hitless, scoreless innings and picked up the win, while starter Greg Smith went six innings and gave up three runs on nine hits, two walks and three strikeouts.
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