June 15th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Off Day
29-38, 4th in West Division
Toledo got a much needed day off on Wednesday. They return to action on Thursday to start a four game set in Louisville.
AA Erie Seawolves - Erie 11, Portland 3
31-32, 5th in Western Division
The SeaWolves offense came alive on Wednesday night as they beat back Portland 11-3. Jacob Turner earned just his second win of the season, giving up two runs (one earned) on three hits in six innings of work with three walks and three strikeouts. From there, Jared Gayhart, Ramon Garcia and Robbie Weinhardt each tossed an inning of relief, with Weinhardt allowing the final run in the ninth. At the plate, Adam Calderone had two hits, scored once and drove in two, while Rawley Bishop added a double and two RBI and Jamie Johnson added a triple and two runs driven in. Michael Rockett also had two hits including a triple, scoring twice and driving in another run.
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Tampa 6, Lakeland 5
34-32, 4th in North Division
With the game knotted up at five, Tampa got a run in the bottom of the ninth to get a walk-off 6-5 win over Lakeland. Trevor Feeney turned in a quality start for the club, giving up three runs in six innings of work. Tyler Stohr however came on in relief and quickly allowed two runs while recording just one out. Ryan Robowski pitched a scoreless 1 2/3 innings of relief from there, but Zach Samuels then allowed the winning run in the ninth. Lakeland twice built up two run leads, but weren't able to hold them either time. Brent Wyatt had a big game, going 4-for-4 with a double and scoring twice. Gustavo Nunez also added two hits including a double, scoring twice and driving in a run.
A West Michigan Whitecaps - Bowling Green 1, West Michigan 0
30-35, 6th in Eastern division
West Michigan lost a pitcher's duel on Wednesday, falling to Bowling Green 1-0. Alex Burgos made his second start of the season and took the loss but pitched well, allowing just one run on three hits in seven innings of work. He also walked one and struck out four. Ramon Lebron recorded a pair of strikeouts in his scoreless inning of relief. But at the end of the day, the offense couldn't get a run across the plate, going 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position. James Robbins finished the game 2-for-4 with a double while Luis Castillo also added a double for the team.
R DSL Tigers - GM1: Tigers 5, Braves 1
GM2: Braves 7, Tigers 0
6-7, 3rd in DSL SPM Division
The DSL Tigers split their doubleheader with the DSL Braves on Wednesday, taking the first game 5-1 but getting shut out in the second 7-0. Yoel Espinal got the start and a no decision, giving up one run on three hits in four innings. Alvin Acosta got the win in relief for tossing three shutout innings with four strikeouts. At the plate, Samuel Crafort drove in a pair of runs, while Francisco Contreras added two hits including a double, scored twice and drove in another. Raynolds Guzman also added two hits including a double with an RBI. In the second game, Fernando Perez got the start and took the loss, giving up a run in three innings of work. He also walked two and struck out four. Miguel Montero then allowed three runs in relief while getting just one out, and Gregory Morillo also gave up three runs in 2/3 of an inning, though all three of his allowed were unearned. The offense managed four hits but went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position. Sandy Acevedo had two of those hits while Javier Romero added a double.
R VSL Tigers - Reds 9, Tigers 8
9-14, 5th in VSL
The VSL Tigers lost a high scoring affair on Wednesday, falling to the VSL Reds 9-8. Johan Belisario got the start, giving up four runs on five hits in 2 2/3 innings of work. Junior Camaripano yielded three more runs in 2/3 of an inning. The loss though went to Angel Vasquez, who allowed the go-ahead run in the eighth in his two innings of work. At the plate, Gabriel Tenia belted a two run home run, while Anderson Yance added two hits and scored once. Jose Soledad and Carlos Perez also each added a double and an RBI.
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