The Farm Report: 5/30/13 - wins for everyone!

Need to go with the bullet point version today - it was a busy night yesterday and I expect a hectic day at the office today, so here goes... Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat Norfolk 5-1:

  • Norfolk took an early lead with a run in the bottom of the third. Dan Johnson tied the game with a solo homer in the fourth for the RailRiders.
  • Addison Maruszak doubled to start the fifth and scored on a sac fly by Alberto Gonzalez.
  • The Yankees got some insurance runs in the top of the eighth, when Ronnier Mustelier hit a three run homer for the 5-1 win.
  • No one in the RailRiders' lineup had more than one hit. Mustelier and Johnson both went 1-4 with homers. Maruszak went 1-3 with a double and a walk. Melky Mesa went 1-5 with a run scored, three stolen bases and three Ks.
  • Caleb Cotham made the start, giving up one unearned run on six hits. He did not walk anyone and he struck out five.
  • Clay Rapada gave up one hit and struck out one in 0.2 innings and Sam Demel finished the game with a hit, a walk and two Ks in 1.1.

Trenton beat Erie 5-4 (12 innings):

  • Erie drew first blood with two runs in the second. Trenton got their first run in the bottom of the fifth. Ali Castillo singled and scored on a single by Kevin Youkilis.
  • Erie went up 4-1 in the eighth, but Trenton rallied in the ninth. JR Murphy singled and Slade Heathcott followed with a double. Walter Ibarra singled in Murphy and Neil Medchill hit a sac fly to right. A single by Ramon Flores scored Ibarra, tying the game 4-4 and sending it to extra innings.
  • Flores reached on an error in the twelfth. Two walks loaded the bases. Tyler Austin and Murphy both struck out, but Heathcott singled in Flores for the walk-off win.
  • Youkilis went 1-3 with a RBI, Mark Teixeira went 1-3.
  • Heathcott went 4-6 with a double, a run scored and a RBI. Murphy went 3-6 with a run scored. Flores went 2-5 with a run scored, a walk and a RBI.
  • Austin went 0-6 with three Ks and was the only starter without a hit.
  • Mikey O'Brien made the start, allowing two runs on five hits, three walks and three Ks in six innings.
  • Aaron Dott threw 1.1 innings and gave up two runs on two hits and four Ks. Graham Stoneburner pitched a perfect 0.2 innings and Francisco Rondon finished the game with four strong innings. He allowed two hits and a walk, striking out four.

Tampa beat Daytona 5-4:

  • The Yankees scored two quick runs in the top of the first, as Carmen Angelini hit a two-run homer. They added another run when Angelini drew a walk and scored on a single by Francisco Arcia.
  • Daytona got runs in the fifth and sixth, but Tampa got the runs back in the top of the seventh. Eduardo Sosa singled and scored on a single by Jose Toussen. Toussen stole second and third, scoring on a throwing error.
  • Ben Carhart hit a two run homer for Daytona in the eighth, but Tampa held on for the 5-4 win.
  • Casey Stevenson went 2-3 with a walk and a stolen base. Angelini went 1-3 with two runs scored, a homer and two RBIs.
  • Ben Gamel, Arcia and Toussen each went 1-4.
  • Corey Black threw a hitless five innings, though he gave up one run on four walks. He struck out seven.
  • Manny Barreda went 2.1 and gave up three runs on three hits and four Ks. Charlie Short went 1.2, and did not allow a hit or walk, striking out four.

Charleston beat Augusta 4-3:

  • Augusta drew first blood with a solo homer by Shayne Houck in the second. Charleston took the lead in the top of the third. Jose Rosario doubled and Fu-Lin Kuo drew a walk. A wild pitch moved the runners and Rosario scored on a single by Danny Oh. Claudio Custodio hit into a force and second, but Kuo scored.
  • Augusta got the two runs back for the 3-2 lead, which held until the sixth.
  • Charleston tied the game in the sixth, as Custodio started the inning with a double. He scored on a sac fly by Peter O'Brien. The RiverDogs took the lead for good in the seventh, as Custodio scored Oh on a single to right.
  • Custodio went 2-4 with a run scored, a double and two RBIs. Oh went 3-4 with a run scored, a double and a RBI.
  • Dante Bichette went 1-4, as did Rosario.
  • Cesar Vargas made the start, allowing three runs (one earned) on three hits and a walk. He struck out three. Dietrich Enns threw four hitless, walkless innings, striking out six.