June 1st Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Rochester 10, Toledo 9
25-29, 3rd in West Division
Despite an early 7-0 lead, the Mud Hens couldn't keep Rochester at bay and eventually fell 10-9. L.J. Gagnier got the start but got roughed up, giving up eight runs on 11 hits in five innings of work. Robbie Weinhardt then allowed two more runs in his two innings of relief to lose the lead, taking the blown save and the loss. At the plate, Max St. Pierre had a big game, going 3-for-4 with a solo home run and three RBI. Argenis Diaz added a pair of doubles and two RBI. As part of the seven run first inning, each of the first four batters reach based and scored, including doubles from Cale Iorg and Ryan Strieby.
AA Erie Seawolves - Erie 12, Binghamton 3
24-27, 4th in Western Division
The Erie offense also came to play on Wednesday, and got plenty of help on the mound as Erie cruised to a 12-3 win. Mark Sorensen earned the victory, giving up three runs in seven innings of work, with Ramon Garcia tossing the final two innings of relief to close things out. Francisco Martinez belted a three run homer and scored three times for the club, while John Murrian also added a solo shot and drove in two. Brandon Douglas added two doubles and scored twice, and Audy Ciriaco had a pair of hits including a double and drove in four runs for the 'Wolves.
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Lakeland 6, Fort Myers 5
28-25, 4th in North Division
Lakeland didn't get another blowout win over Fort Myers, but still earned a one-run victory as they won 6-5. Jared Wesson got the start and the win, giving up three runs over five innings with three walks and eight strikeouts. Shawn Teufel then allowed a pair of runs in relief, but Tyler Stohr tossed two shutout innings before the ball made it to Kenny Faulk, who closed things out for his 14th save. At the plate, Tony Plagman went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run and drove in three runs total. Gustavo Nunez also added a triple and drove in two runs.
A West Michigan Whitecaps - Quad Cities 3, West Michigan 2
21-32, 8th in Eastern division
The Whitecaps fell to Quad Cities on Wednesday, dropping the game 3-2. Kyle Ryan got the start and pitched well but took the loss, giving up three runs (two earned) on ten hits over eight innings. Logan Hoch pitched the final inning, not allowing a run, but the 'Caps offense couldn't get the team all the way back in the game despite scoring both of their runs in the ninth. After a Ryan Hamme walk, Steven Moya belted a two run homer to get within a run, and then Luis Castillo walked and was sacrificed over to second to put the tying run in scoring position, but after another walk but the winning run on, Hernan Perez struck out and Rob Brantly flied out to end the threat and the game. Hamme reached base four times, with two hits and two walks.
R DSL Tigers - Postponed: Rain
0-2, 4th in DSL SPM Division
The DSL Tigers game on Wednesday was postponed due to rain.
R VSL Tigers - Tigers 6, Reds 3
5-8, 6th in VSL
The VSL Tigers picked up a win on Wednesday as they try and pull themselves out of the VSL cellar, with their latest game being a 6-3 win over the VSL Reds. Phil Nesbitt got the start and pitched well but took a no decision, giving up a run in five innings of work. He also walked just one and struck out six. The VSL Tigers' offense however didn't turn it on until the eighth and ninth innings when they scored three runs in each frame. Jairo Sanchez got the win in relief for recording the final four outs. Jesus Alvarado had three hits and scored twice for the club, while Jesus Ustariz had a hit and drove in two runs. Jose Ovalles also added two hits, a run and an RBI.
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