June 20th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Columbus 3, Toledo 1
30-42, 4th in West Division
New opponent, same story, as Toledo fell to Columbus 3-1 on Monday. Brayan Villarreal got the start and took the loss, giving up all three runs in seven innings of work. He also struggled a bit with his control, walking five and striking out just one. Ryan Perry pitched a scoreless eighth inning. At the plate the Hens managed just four hits, with the lone run coming off the bat of Jeff Salazar, who belted a solo home run in the ninth inning to avoid being shut out.
AA Erie Seawolves - Erie 5, Reading 4 (12)
34-34, t-3rd in Western Division
Erie picked up a 5-4 extra inning win over Reading on Monday night. Jared Gayhart got the start, tossing four shutout innings. Zach Simons however allowed three runs in 2 2/3 innings of work, while Rob Waite was credited with the blown save for losing the lead, allowing a run in 1 2/3 innings. Robbie Weinhardt would get credit for the win, tossing two shutout innings, and being the pitcher on the mound when Rawley Bishop scored from third on a wild pitch. Adam Calderone finished 2-for-6 with a double and drove in two runs. Bryan Holaday also added three hits, scored once and drove in another, and Michael Rockett also had three hits.
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Lakeland 3, Daytona 1
35-33, 5th in North Division
Lakeland returned to action on Monday after the All-Star break and picked up a 3-1 win over Daytona. Jared Wesson got the start, giving up a run on six hits in 6 1/3 innings. He also walked six and struck out three. From there, Tyler Stohr tossed two scoreless innings, and Kenny Faulk got the final two outs in the ninth for his 17th save to lock up the win. At the plate, Corey Jones went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, while Tony Plagman also added an RBI. Brent Wyatt chipped in with two hits including a double and scored twice.
A West Michigan Whitecaps - All-Star Break
32-37, 6th in Eastern division
The Whitecaps have reached the midway point and are on break until Friday, when they return to action on the road to face South Bend.
SS-A Connecticut Tigers - Tri-City 11, Connecticut 2
2-2, t-2nd in Stedler Division
The CT-Tigers got roughed up as they fell to Tri-City 11-2. Matt Crouse got the start and took the loss, giving up three runs (two earned) on five hits in 2 2/3 innings. Ryan Woolley and Clemente Mendoza then combined for 2 2/3 innings, giving up seven runs but just two total earned. Drew Gagnier allowed no hits and no runs but three walks in his 1 2/3 innings, while Nick Avila gave up the final run in his two innings. Zack Maggard had two hits and belted a two run home run to supply the offense for Connecticut. Jason King also added a pair of hits.
R GCL Tigers - Off Day
0-1, t-4th in North Division
The GCL Tigers got their season started on Monday with a 6-5 loss to the GCL Phillies. Jack Duffey got the start and took a no decision, giving up just two runs, one earned, in six innings of work. Jade Todd allowed a run in an inning, but then Scott Green came on and gave up three unearned runs for the club. Montreal Robertson didn't allow a run in his inning, but the offense couldn't mount a comeback. At the plate, Gabriel Purroy belted a two run homer, while Danry Vasquez had a hit and drove in three runs for the club. Juaner Aguasvivas also added a triple.
R DSL Tigers - No Report
7-10, 3rd in DSL SPM Division
R VSL Tigers - GM1: Tigers 4, Rays 1
GM2: Tigers 12, Rays 5
11-18, 6th in VSL
The VSL Tigers picked up a pair of wins over the VSL Rays on Monday. Carlos Alvarado got the win in the first game, giving up a run in five innings of work with five strikeouts. Jose Tablante pitched a perfect seventh for his third save. Jesus Alvarado belted a three run homer for the club, while Harold Castro added two hits and an RBI. In the second game, Cruz Cedeno got the start, giving up four runs in three innings, while Jose Rodriguez got the win for allowing a run in 3 2/3 innings. Gabriel Tenia had two hits and three RBI for the club, while Anderson Yance added a triple and two runs driven in. Luis Cortez also added two doubles and an RBI, and Jhosua Montero added a two run homer.
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