The Farm Report: 7/3/13

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre lost to Pawtucket 11-5:

  • Scranton took a 2-1 lead in the top of the third on a two-run double by Fernando Martinez. The Red Sox tied the game in the bottom of the inning, but a homer by Dan Johnson and doubles by Brent Lillibridge and Addison Maruszak gave the RailRiders a 4-2 advantage.
  • Will Middlebrooks hit a three-run homer in the fourth, capping off a four run inning for Pawtucket. JR Murphy hit a solo homer in the top of hte fifth, but Middlebrooks hit a grand slam in the bottom of the inning, giving Pawtucket a 10-5 lead. They added another run in the seventh, taking the game 11-5.
  • Martinez went 3-5 with two doubles and two RBIs. Lillibridge went 2-4 with a double and a run scored. Maruszak went 2-4 with a pair of doubles, a RBI and a run scored.
  • Caleb Cotham gave up nine runs (six earned) on ten hits, four walks and a strike out over 4.2 innings.
  • Kelvin Perez gave up a run and got one out, while Matt Daley allowed a run on one hit and three Ks in two innings.
  • Mike Zagurski pitched a scoreless innings, striking out one and giving up one hit.

Trenton got blanked by Portland 7-0:

  • An error by Andrew Clark allowed the first run on the game to score in the second. A two-run homer by Garin Cecchini gave Portland a 3-0 lead, while Trenton continued to struggle to score. They loaded the bases with two outs in the fifth, but couldn't bring in a runner.
  • Portland added three more runs in the fourth and another in the sixth for the 7-0 win.
  • Slade Heathcott, Tyler Austin and Reegie Corona each went 2-4. Jose Pirela had the other hit of the day.
  • Zach Nuding gave up six runs (five earned) on ten hits. He did not walk anyone and struck out two in four innings.
  • Jeremy Bleich threw two innings and gave up one unearned run, a hit, two walks and struck out one.
  • Danny Burawa gave up one walk and struck one out in his two innings.

Tampa lost to Lakeland 3-2:

  • The Flying Tigers took the lead in the third after Diego Moreno walked Francisco Martinez to load the bases and then hit Jason Krizan to bring in a run. Lakeland plated two more runs in the fifth for the 3-0 lead.
  • Tampa finally broke through in the bottom of the sixth. Gary Sanchez hit a two-out double and scored when Yeral Sanchez reached on an error.
  • Dan Fiorito scored on a ground out by Mason Williams in the seventh, to cut the Lakeland lead to one run, but they never were able to catch up, taking the 3-2 loss.
  • Tampa only managed three hits, as Ali Castillo, Williams and Gary Sanchez each had one hit.
  • Fiorito had two errors, while Castillo had one.
  • David Herndon threw two innings and gave up a walk and a hit, striking out two.
  • Moreno allowed one run in two innings, striking out four while allowing a pair of hits and a walk. Dietrich Enns went 4.2 innings and allowed two unearned runs on four hits and three Ks.
  • Joel De La Cruz got a strikeout in his one out.

Charleston lost to Rome 8-5 (ten innings):

  • Rome had a 5-1 lead after four innings, but Charleston started to chip away at the lead in the late innings. Eduardo Nunez drew a walk in the bottom of the sixtha nd stole second, scoring on a single by Angelo Gumbs.
  • Cito Culver started the seventh with a single and scored on a double by Kelvin De Leon. De Leon later came around on a wild pitch. Greg Bird knocked a solo homer in the eighth, tying the game and eventually sending it into extra innings.
  • The RiverDogs got in trouble early in the tenth. Casey Kalenosky and Edison Sanchez walked. Carlos Franco singled in the go ahead run and Rome tacked on two more runs for good measure. The RiverDogs went down in order and took the 8-5 loss.
  • Nunez and Alex Rodriguez both made rehab appearances for Charleston and both went 0-2. Bird went 1-5 with a homer.
  • Gumbs, Culver and De Leon all went 1-3.
  • Luis Niebla gave up five runs (two earned) on six hits, two walks and four Ks.
  • Derek Varnadore and Adam Smith both pitched two innings. Varnadore allowed a pair of hits and a walk, striking out four. Smith, however, allowed three runs on a hit and three walks, striking out two.
  • Zach Arneson allowed a hit and a walk in his inning of work.

Staten Island lost to Brooklyn 2-1:

  • After five scoreless innings, Brooklyn broke through in the bottom of the sixth, as Juan Carlos Gamboa scored on a sac fly by Jared King.
  • Kale Sumner started teh seventh with a double and scored when John Murphy hit into a force out at second, tying the game 1-1. Brooklyn had a chance to score in the bottom of the eighth, but Staten Island escaped trouble and eventually the game went into extras.
  • Patrick Biondi drew a walk  in the tenth and Gamboa doubled him over to third. A sac fly by Matt Oberste scored Biondi and the Yankees lost 2-1.
  • Derek Toadvine and Sumner both went 1-4. Toadvine had a triple, while Sumner had a double and scored.
  • Bubba Jones and Hector Crespo both went 1-3, with Jones hitting a double.
  • Philip Walby threw 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out three, walking two and allowing one hit.
  • Caleb Smith also threw 3.2 innings, but allowed one run on three hits and a walk. He had six strikeouts.
  • Dillon McNamara gave up one run in two innings. He walked three and allowed a hit, getting four Ks.