The Farm Report: 8/19/12

Trenton came from behind to beat Bowie 4-3:
Bowie wasted little time gtting the lead, as Jonathan Schoop drew a walk and Ty Kelly followed with a single. Robbie Widlansky singled in Schoop and Buck Britton lined a double to center, plating Kelly and putting the Baysox ahead 2-0. Zealous Wheeler hit a solo homer in the second for the 3-0 advantage, but the Thunder started their comeback in the fourth. David Adams drew a free pass, but was out on a grounder by Zoilo Almonte. Luke Murton lined a single to center and Addison Maruszak doubled Almonte and Murton home, bringing Trenton within a run of Bowie. The Baysox held their lead through seven, but the Thunder struck again in the bottom of the eighth. Shane Brown singled and Adams was hit by a pitch. Almonte lined a double to right, tying the game. Murton was intentionally walked, loading the bases and Adams scored on a passed ball for a 4-3 victory.…

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The Farm Report: 8/18/12

Trenton lost to Bowie 3-2:
The Baysox struck first with a run in the third on a RBI single by Ty Kelly. Robbie Widlansky lined a single to right in the fourth, as Buck Britton followed with a double. A ground out plated Widlansky, giving Bowie a 2-0 lead.  Meanwhile, Trenton struggled to get a hit against Jacob Pettit.  The Thunder finally broke through in the eighth, as Addison Maruszak homered to center. Bowie got the run back with a homer by Ronnie Welty in the ninth. Adonis Garcia and David Adams both drew walks, and Garcia scored on a single by Luke Murton, however, it was not enough as they lost 3-2.

Trenton only had two hits, with Luke Murton going 1-3 with a RBI and Maruszak going 1-3 with a homer. Vidal Nuno went six and gave up two runs on seven hits, a walk and four Ks. Graham Stoneburner pitched two strong innings, walking one, giving up a hit and picking up a K.…

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The Farm Report: 8/17/12

Trenton lost to Bowie 12-6:
The Baysox took a quick lead, as Ty Kelly hit a RBI double to center. David Adams hit a double to right in the bottom of the first and Luke Murton knocked a two-run homer, giving the Thunder a 2-1 lead. Bowie tied the game with a run in the third, but Trenton had an answer. Adonis Garcia started the bottom of the inning with a double and scored on a single from Zoilo Almonte for the 3-2 lead. Unfortunately, the Baysox broke out in the fifth. A grand slam by Buck Britton before there was a single out started a six-run inning, as Bowie took the 8-3 advantage. Murton was hit by a pitch in the sixth and moved to second and third on ground outs. A single by Rob Segedin scored him, but the Baysox put the game out of reach with a three-run seventh. Murton hit a two-run homer in the eight, but it was far from enough as the Baysox took a 12-6 win over Trenton.…

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The Farm Report: 8/16/12

Laird went 2-3 with a run scored and a double. Mesa went 2-3 with a run scored, a walk, a homer and three RBIs. Romine went 1-3 with a run scored and a RBI. Justin Thomas pitched five innings and gave up four runs on seven hits and two walks.  He struck out six. Chase Whitley and Ryota Igarashi each pitched two innings of one hit ball.  Whitley struck out one, while Igarashi walked one and struck out two.

Trenton outslugged Reading 14-12:
Adonis Garcia drew a walk and Zoilo Almonte followed with a homer to right. Kevin Mahoney singled to right and stole second. JR Murphy followed with a single to left, plating Mahoney.  A double by Rob Segedin brought home Murphy and the Thunder held a 4-0 lead. Reading got one run in the bottom of the second, but Trenton struck back, as Mahoney followed a single by Addison Maruszak with a homer. Reading scored another run in the fourth and the score was 6-2 in favor of Trenton.…

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The Farm Report: 8/15/2012

And lost the rain shortened second game 5-2:

Manny Delcarmen pitched the Yankees into a 5-0 hole after a three run homer by Andy LaRoche broke things open in the third inning, and the Yankees were only able to claw two of those runs back before the weather forced the game to end early. Both of the Yankees’ runs came on outs, as Mustelier hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning and Kosuke Fukodome scored when Darnell McDonald grounded into a double play in the fifth. Delcarmen only pitched 2.2 innings in the game, but allowed five runs on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts and a first inning throwing error that allowed Pawtucket’s first run to score. Juan Cedeno finished the game for the Yankees and recorded four outs without allowing a baserunner.

Trenton held on to beat Reading 6-5:

This one got a little hairy, as Reading made a spirited comeback attempt in the middle innings, but the Thunder were able to stave it off and shut them down at the end of the game to hold on for the win.…

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The Farm Report: 8/14/2012

Trenton lost to Reading 7-2:

David Adams hits a two run home run in the very first inning, and that would be all the runs Trenton could muster in the game. Adams would do his best, however, adding two more doubles to finish the night 3-4 with eight total bases and two runs driven in, for a pretty good day at the office. The Thunder didn’t get the job done on the mound, however, giving up the early lead by allowing two runs in the first inning, the go-ahead run in the third, and two runs in each of the sixth and seventh innings. Starter Mikey O’Brien was charged with five of the runs, four of which were earned, while allowing nine hits and a walk with five strikeouts in six innings. Mark Montgomery worked a perfect eighth inning, striking out two.

Tampa was shutout by Clearwater, 4-0:

The Yankees got seven hits, two walks, and benefited from an error by Clearwater tonight, but couldn’t bring a single runner home and found themselves on the wrong end of a goose egg.…

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The Farm Report: 8/13/12

Trenton lost to Reading 8-4:
The Thunder’s losing streak grew to six games, as Reading scored early and often. The Phillies got on the board with a sac fly from Miguel Abreu in the second. Jake Fox hit a two-run homer in the third, giving Reading a 3-0 lead and they added another run in the fourth. Trenton finally scored in the top of the fifth. Adonis Garcia singled and Jose Gil lined a double to left. A sac fly from Abraham Almonte brought Garcia home. David Adams doubled in Gil and Trenton had cut the Phillies’ lead in half. Reading got one run back in the bottom of the inning and Trenton tried to rally again in the sixth. Addison Maruszak singled and scored on a double by Garcia. Garcia moved to third on an error and scored on a wild pitch, making the score 5-4. Unfortunately, the Phillies plated three more runs and took an 8-4 win.

Garcia went 2-3 with two runs scored, a double, a RBI and a walk.…

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The Farm Report: 8/12/12

Empire State beat Syracuse 1-0 in Game 2:
Corban Joseph homered in the top of the third, which proved to be all the Yankees needed as they held on for the 1-0 victory.  Both teams scattered five hits over seven innings, with Chris Dickerson, Joseph, Mustelier, Kevin Russo and Ramiro Pena picking up hits for Empire State. Joseph’s was the only extra base hit. Pena and Joseph each drew a walk. Chase Whitley threw four scoreless innings, allowing two hits, a walk and striking out four. Manny Delcarmen pitch two innings, giving up two hits and striking out three.

Trenton lost to Altoona 8-3:
The Curve wasted little time getting the lead, scoring two runs in the first.  Charles Cutler singled in Jarek Cunningham in the second for the 3-0 lead. David Adams singled to start the fourth, scoring on a double by Zoilo Almonte and putting the Thunder on the board. Altoona rallied in the fifth, plating five runs and taking a commanding 8-1 lead.…

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The Farm Report: 8/10/12

Trenton lost to Altoona 6-1:
The game was scoreless through three, but Altoona struck in the fourth. Oscar Tejeda and Jarek Cunningham both hit two-run homers, giving the Curve a 4-0 lead. They added runs in the sixth and seventh, with a 6-0 edge and the Thunder finally tried to rally in the ninth.  Rob Segedin drew a walk and scored on a double by Walter Ibarra.  Unfortunately, that was all the Thunder had in them, as they fell 6-1.

Segedin went 2-3 with a run scored and a walk.  Ibarra went 2-4 with a double and a RBI.  David Adams and Adonis Garcia each had one hit.  Shaeffer Hall had a rough outing, going 5.1 innings and giving up five runs (four earned) on ten hits, no walks and five Ks.  Josh Romanski went 1.2 and kept the Curve hitless, striking out two.

Tampa lost to Brevard County 8-6:
The Manatees jumped out to a quick lead, scoring three in an error and walk filled first and two in the second.  …

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