The Baby Bombers didn’t have one of their best nights, going 0-4 against their opponents. Here is the recap.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (34-37) lose to Toledo Mud Hens (35-38) 4-3
Toledo gets revenge and takes the win after losing a close slugfest last night. Due to the weather, seven innings were only played. Despite the loss, RailRiders starting pitcher Bruce Billings pitched a solid game. He went the full seven innings, giving up four earned runs on five hits and walked two, while striking out seven. Antoan Richardson had a good night at the plate, going 2-for-3. The RailRiders are looking for a series win, as they play the final game of the series against Toledo at 12:00 PM ET.
Trenton Thunder (34-39) lose to Bowie BaySox (37-34) 3-2
The Thunder lose a nail biter, as they have now lost seven in a row. Manny Banuelos started for Trenton, and had a short outing. He pitched three innings, giving up just one run on two hits and one strikeout. Dan Fiorito and Casey Stevenson were the offensive contributors, each having one hit that resulted in a home run. Trenton has a well needed day off, and will open a three game series against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Friday at 7:05 PM ET.
Tampa Yankees (33-37) lose to Daytona Cubs (26-42) 11-2
The Tampa Yanks lost a rough offensive blowout. Tampa starting pitcher Rafael De Paula had a miserable outing, allowing six earned runs on seven hits and walked none with two strikeouts in just one inning of work. On the upside, Greg Bird had a great game at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a double. Tampa looks to bounce back, as they face the Lakeland Flying Tigers Thursday at 7:00 PM ET.
SAL South Atlantic League All-Stars did not play.
The RiverDogs enjoyed one last day off before starting the second half of their season. The team will open up this half with a four game series against the Kannapolis Intimidators. The pitching matchup is to be determined, but first pitch is Thursday at 7:05 PM ET.
CLASS-A – Short Season
Staten Island Yankees (3-3) lost to Aberdeen Iron Birds (1-5) 1-0
The Staten Island Yankees’ offense could not come alive at the plate, as they lost the pitching duel. Staten Island starting pitcher Andy Beresford had a great game, allowing zero earned runs on three hits and walked one with two strikeouts in four innings. It was Conor Mullee who pitched after Beresford that gave up the go ahead run in his relief appearance. The Yankees are looking to win the series, as the third game of the three game set is scheduled for Thursday at 7:00 PM ET.