MiLB Recaps: Voss Dominates in Erie Triumph

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: Jay Voss tossed seven innings of four-hit baseball with six strikeouts en route to Erie's 4-1 win.

June 22nd Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Columbus 13, Toledo 7
30-44, 4th in West Division

Toledo's offense finally awoke for a few more runs, unfortunately, they gave up far more this time around too as they fell 13-7. Thad Weber got the start and got roughed up, giving up six runs on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings. Fu-Te Ni however then tossed 2 1/3 innings of scoreless relief, to help the Hens hold a 7-6 lead after six. However, Ryan Perry then allowed a run to concede the lead, and then Matt Hoffman allowed three runs in 1 2/3 innings, while Lester Oliveros allowed three more. Three players at the plate, had multi-RBI games, with Ryan Strieby leading the pack. He went 3-for-5 with a solo home run and two RBI. Scott Thorman and Jeff Salazar each added a hit and two RBI as well, and Brandon Inge added another solo home run.

AA Erie Seawolves - Erie 3, Reading 1
36-34, t-3rd in Western Division

Another strong outing on the mound and some timely hitting has Erie in the win column again over Reading, 4-1 this time around. Jay Voss gave up just one run on four hits in seven innings of work to get the win, walking one and striking out six. Rob Waite and Chance Ruffin then each tossed a scoreless inning of relief to close things out, with Ruffin picking up his ninth save. At the plate, Francisco Martinez and Gustavo Nunez each had a hit and an RBI, while Jamie Johnson scored twice on two hits. Rawley Bishop also added three hits including a double.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Daytona 6, Lakeland 3
36-34, 5th in North Division

The Flying Tigers fell to Daytona on Wednesday, 6-3. Luke Putkonen took the loss, giving up six runs in six innings of work to fall to 0-2. Shawn Teufel and Michael Morrison each tossed a scoreless inning of relief, but the damage was already done. William Bergolla was the team's offense, with three of the six hits, including a home run, and driving in two runs. Eric Roof also added a hit and scored a run.

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 - PPD: Inclement Weather
3-2, t-1st in Stedler Division

The CT-Tigers were postponed on Wednesday due to inclement weather. No make-up date was announced.

R GCL Tigers - Pirates 4, Tigers 0
0-3, 6th in North Division

It's been a slow start to the season for the GCL Tigers as they've kicked things off on a three game losing streak, with the latest game a 4-0 shutout loss to the GCL Pirates. Brenny Paulino got the start and took the loss but pitched well, allowing just one unearned in four innings of work with five strikeouts. Jake Sabol also added two scoreless innings of relief, but Bill Castillo and Tyler White combined to allow the final three runs. Emmanuel Del Orbe closed the game out with 1 2/3 innings of relief, not allowing a run. The club managed just three hits at the plate while committing just as many errors, with Eugenio Suarez ripping a double for the team's only extra base hit.

R DSL Tigers - Braves 3, Tigers 1
8-12, 3rd in DSL SPM Division

The DSL Tigers fell again, this time to the DSL Braves 3-1. Fernando Perez got the start and a no decision, now allowing a run in his four innings, with a walk and three strikeouts. Miguel Montero allowed all three runs in three innings of work. Felix Santana scored the team's only run, ripping a double and then being driven in by Javier Romero.

R VSL Tigers - Mariners 5, Tigers 2
11-20, 6th in VSL

It was a clean sweep of losses at the rookie level, as the VSL Tigers fell as well, losing to the VSL Mariners 5-2. Angel Nesbitt got the start and took the loss, giving up three runs (two earned) in five innings of work. Eduardo Rojas gave up two more runs in 2 1/3 innings of work. David Gonzalez and Luis Cortez each drove in a run for the team in the loss.

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