Warren and Yankees look to stay hot

SWB Yankees Game Notes 7/17 vs. Charlotte

7-17 Notes

LOOKING TO TIE OUR BEST MARK…
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre will try and match its season high of five consecutive wins on Tuesday night in the second game of the four game series with Charlotte. The Yankees have won five consecutive games on three different occasions in 2012: April 27th – May 2nd, June 4th – June 8th and June 26th – June 30th.

THE STARTER…
Adam Warren makes his third career start and first start in 2012 against Charlotte on Tuesday night at Frontier Field…Warren is 1-0 with a 3.14 ERA in two career starts against Charlotte including a complete game at PNC Field on June 9, 2011. The right hander went the distance against the Knights allowing 6H and 1R, 1ER with 1BB and 7K’s in his first career complete game for SWB…In 2012, Warren is 5-6 with a 3.90 ERA in 17 starts with SWB and is coming off a 7.0 inning shutout effort in his most recent start at Syracuse on July 12th, allowing 3H with 2BB and 3K’s earning no decision in a game ultimately won by the Yankees 1-0 in 14 innings…Warren made his MLB debut with New York earlier this season on June 29th vs. the Chicago White Sox at Yankee stadium tossing 2.1 innings allowing 8H, 6R, 6ER, 2HR, with 2BB and 1K…He threw a complete game, five hit shutout in the first game of a DH at Norfolk on June 3rd…It began a stretch of 16.0 consecutive shutout innings (6/4 – 6/14) for the right hander, which is the longest streak for any SWB pitcher this season…A fourth round draft choice in the 2009 First Year Player Draft from the University of North Carolina, Warren became the first player from the ’09 draft class to appear at Triple-A in 2011, going 6-8 with a 3.60 ERA in 27 starts for SWB.

STARTING LINEUPS – (*LH | #SH)

CHARLOTTE (54-43)
#3 Tyler Kuhn* – LF
#7 Drew Garcia# – 2B
#24 Dan Johnson* – 1B
#36 Conor Jackson – RF
#8 Dallas McPherson* – DH
#23 Hector Gimenez# – C
#15 Jeff Baisley – 3B
#10 Jim Gallagher* – CF
#13 Ray Olmedo# – SS
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#39 Charlie Shirek – RHP

SWB YANKEES (53-43)
#24 Chris Dickerson* – CF
#7 Kevin Russo – 3B
#1 Corban Joseph – 2B
#29 Jack Cust* – DH
#8 Brandon Laird – 1B
#21 Kosuke Fukudome* – RF
#55 Gustavo Molina – C
#17 Cole Garner – LF
#19 Ramiro Pena# – SS
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#28 Adam Warren – RHP

Umpires: HP – A.J. Johnson, 1B – Jeff Gosney, 3B – Chris Ward (CC)

Forecast from Weather.com: Partly to mostly clear and windy. Temperatures falling into the upper 70s. Winds WSW at 20 to 25 mph.

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