Jul 1, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Yangervis Solarte (26) hits a single against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Yankees MILB Roundup For July 5th: A Rough Day For The Baby Bombers

Scranton/Wilkes Barre Railriders lost to the Buffalo Bisons 6-3

It wasn’t the best day for the back end of the Railriders bullpen as they gave up four of the six runs that the Bisons scored.

Pat Venditte entered the game in the bottom of the game in the top of the eighth inning, but exited after giving up a single and a walk. He was replaced by Matt Daley, who wouldn’t fair any better.

Daley allowed both inherited runners to score before allowing two of his own.

On the offensive side, the night belonged to recently demoted third baseman Yangervis Solarte. He would go 3-3 with a double and a walk.

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Trenton Thunder lost to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 3-1

For most of the game it seemed that a solo home run by Ben Gamel would be enough to secure a Trenton victory, but it wasn’t to be.

Zach Nuding gave the Thunder six shutout innings, but then the bullpen stepped in. In the eighth inning, Phil Wetherall allowed three New Hampshire runners to score which ended up being too much for Trenton to overcome.

One positive that came from this game is the continued hot streak of Thunder catcher Gary Sanchez, who went 3-4 to raise his batting average to .276. Over his last ten games, Sanchez is hitting .378.

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Tampa Yankees lost to the Dunedin Blue Jays 5-4

Rafael De Paula gave the Yankees six innings of two run ball, but it wasn’t enough to earn a win.

Though Tampa was trailing 5-3 going into the top of the ninth inning, they had a rally in their bones.

Claudio Custodio led off the inning with a triple and would score on a wild pitch. Jake Cave would single and eventually make it to third, but he’d get no further as Dante Bichette Jr. would ground out to end the game.

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Charleston RiverDogs defeat the Rome Braves 9-1

Pitching and timely hitting were the stories for the Charleston RiverDogs as they beat the Braves 9-1.

Rookie Davis gave Charleston five innings of one run baseball to keep the game tied. He would be replaced by the Yankees second round draft pick, Jacob Lindgren who would throw a scoreless inning. Angel Rincon would shut the Braves down from their.

The RiverDogs’ big inning came in the seventh, where they scored five runs (four of which came on a grand slam by Dustin Fowler).

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Staten Island Yankees lost to the Hudson Valley Renegades 4-3

It was a tough loss for Staten Island as the game was tied into the tenth inning when Yankees’ reliever Joe Harvey gave up a walk off home run to Hunter Lockwood to end the game.

Staten Island got two great hitting performances. second baseman Ty McFarland went 2-5 with two doubles while catcher Luis Torrens went 3-5 with a triple.

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GCL Yankees 2 defeat the GCL Phillies 2-1

The Yankees 2 trailed 1-0 into the bottom of the eighth, but their bats would come alive.

In that inning, Jordan Barnes would double to score Jose Augusto to tie the game and the Yankees 2 would win the game in the bottom of the ninth on a wild pitch.

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GCL Yankees 1 lost to the GCL Tigers 7-6

The Tigers scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 7-5 lead into the ninth inning.

The Yankees 1 would score one back in the top of the ninth inning on an RBI groundout by Miguel Mojica, but that would be all as they would lose 7-6.

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DSL Yankees 2 defeat the DSL Pirates 7-4

The Yankees 2 were down 4-0 into the eighth inning, but it wasn’t over yet.

They would score five runs in the top of the eighth to take a one run lead. The Yankees 2 would add two more in the ninth.

Freddery Arias would shut the door.

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