Going for Eight in a Row

Eduardo Nunez has seven stolen bases in his last three games

SEVEN UP…
The Yankees extended their season best win streak to seven games with Wednesday’s 2-1, 12 inning win over Buffalo.  The seven game streak is Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s longest win streak since an eight game run from August 18-27, 2010…The longest winning streak in SWB franchise history was set by the 2009 Yankees squad who won 11 in a row from 4/9 – 4/19.

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN…
Eduardo Nunez has been running wild in the first three games of the five consecutive against the Bisons with seven stolen bases.  Nunez set a SWB season high with three steals on Monday night and added two more on Wednesday afternoon. Nunez helped the Yankees “steal” a win on Thursday night, leading off the top of the 12th with a single before stealing second and third and then scoring the winning run on a sacrifice fly.  He is seven for eight in the three games against the Bisons and is 14 of 17 in stolen bases with SWB on the season. Nunez stole a career high 23 bases with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2010 in 28 attempts.

SWB YANKEES GAME NOTES  – Game #134 – Road #66

8-23 Notes

STARTING LINEUPS (*left hander / # switch hitter)

SWB YANKEES (77-56)
#24 Chris Dickerson* – RF
#1 Corban Joseph* – 2B
#26 Eduardo Nunez – SS
#8 Brandon Laird – DH
#21 Kosuke Fukudome* – 1B
#3 Francisco Cervelli – C
#51 Melky Mesa – CF
#7 Kevin Russo – LF
#19 Ramiro Pena# – SS
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#45 Mike O’Connor – LHP

BUFFALO BISONS (62-70)
#33 Fred Lewis* – LF
#29 Brad Emaus – 2B
#45 Lucas Duda* – DH
#3 Zach Lutz – 3B
#2 Josh Satin – 1B
#7 Matt Tuiasosopo -RF
#4 Josh Rodriguez – SS
#22 Matt den Dekker* – CF
#26 Lucas May – C
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#62 Armando Rodriguez – RHP

Umpires: Jon Byrne – HP, Will Little – 1B, Craig Barron (cc) – 3B
Forcast from wunderground.com: Clear. Low of 55F. Winds less than 5 mph.

1 Comment

Eduardo Nunez is a very good baseball player– Has really contributed to the Empire State Yankees late season winning surge.

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