MiLB Recaps: LFT Wins, Grabs First

Each morning, check in for the Minor League Recap Blog. Get all of the results from the games, the latest standings and the daily blog recapping the previous day's action. Featured performance: Behind a strong effort from the middle of the order, Lakeland claimed sole possession of first.

April 19th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - PPD: RAIN
4-8, 3rd in West Division

AA Erie Seawolves - READING 8, ERIE 6
6-6, 2nd in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – LAKELAND 8, DUNEDIN 6
9-4, 1st in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - PPD: RAIN
5-3, 3rd in Eastern division

The SeaWolves lost their battle with Reading on Tuesday evening, falling 8-6. L.J. Gagnier got the start and a no decision, giving up four runs in six innings of work. Austin Wood took the loss, giving up a pair of unearned runs which enabled the Phillies to take the lead for good. Cory Hamilton also had a rough outing as well, giving up two more runs on three hits while recording just one out. At the plate, Bryan Pounds went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, while Jeff Kunkel went 3-for-4 with three RBI. Justin Henry also added three hits including a double and an RBI.

The Flying Tigers claimed sole possession of first place in the division on Tuesday with an 8-6 triumph over Dunedin. Cole Nelson got plenty of run support in earning the win, his first of the year. He gave up four runs in 5 1/3 innings of work, yielding five hits and walking five but also striking out three. After a pair of unearned runs, Kenny Faulk pitched the ninth for his fourth save of the year. Wade Gaynor helped lead the way on offense, belting a two run homer in his 2-for-5 day. Tony Plagman also added two hits, two runs and an RBI, and Avisail Garcia went 2-for-5 with a double and two RBI.

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