MiLB Recaps: GCL Tigers Earn First Win

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: The GCL Tigers picked up their first win of the year, powered by Juaner Aguasvivas and Scott Green.

June 23rd Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Columbus 6, Toledo 0
30-45, 4th in West Division

Toledo's losing streak continues as they were shut out by Columbus 6-0. Enrique Gonzalez got the start and took the loss, giving up four runs in 4 2/3 innings. L.J. Gagnier and Jose Ortega each pitched two-plus innings of relief, and each allowed a run. The club went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position, with the only extra base hit coming as a double from Clete Thomas. Ryan Strieby also added two singles.

AA Erie Seawolves - Reading 10, Erie 3
36-35, t-3rd in Western Division

The SeaWolves fell to Reading 10-3. Mark Sorensen got the start and took the loss, giving up nine runs on nine hits in five innings of work. Zach Simons allowed a run in two innings, while Robbie Weinhardt closed things out on the mound with a scoreless inning. Gustavo Nunez got the game going on a good note with a two run homer in the first inning - he finished 2-for-4 with two runs scored. Justin Henry also added a hit and an RBI.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Brevard County 4, Lakeland 2
0-1, t-4th in North Division

The Flying Tigers dropped the first game of the actual start of the second half of the season, losing to Brevard County 4-2. Trevor Feeney got the start and took the loss, giving up four runs on eight hits in five innings. Zach Samuels tossed three scoreless, no-hit innings of relief with three strikeouts, but the Lakeland offense couldn't mount a comeback. Tony Plagman had three hits and scored once, while Avisail Garcia added a hit and an RBI.

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 - Vermont 6, Connecticut 1
3-3, t-2nd in Stedler Division

The CT-Tigers fell on Thursday to Vermont 6-1. Luis Angel Sanz got the start and took the loss, allowing five runs in 4 1/3 innings. A trio of relievers combined to allow just one unearned run over the final 3 2/3 innings, but the Connecticut offense was too quiet to get the club back in the game. Chad Wright had two hits and scored the club's only run, being driven in by Rodger Green. The team managed just five hits for the game.

R GCL Tigers - Tigers 5, Pirates 4
1-3, t-5th in North Division

The GCL Tigers got in the win column for the first time this season with a 5-4 win over the GCL Pirates. Edgar De La Rosa got the start and allowed two runs in four innings of work. After that, Guido Knudson and Tyler Clark each allowed a run in their inning apiece, but the GCL Tigers' bullpen then stopped to not allow another run the rest of the way, with Scott Green getting the save for a scoreless ninth and Jade Todd getting the win for 1 1/3 innings of no-hit baseball. Juaner Aguasvivas ripped a home run and a triple for the club, driving in two runs and scoring two himself. Eugeno Suarez also added a hit, a run and an RBI.

R DSL Tigers - GM1: DSL Rangers 12, DSL Tigers 4
GM2: DSL Rangers 9, DSL Tigers 5

8-14, 3rd in DSL SPM Division

The DSL Tigers dropped both games of their doubleheader with the DSL Rangers, falling 12-4 and then 9-5. Gregorio Solano got the start and took the loss in game one, giving up seven runs (five earned) in three innings. Rafael Manzanillo allowed five more runs in relief while Harold Rosario did toss 1 2/3 innings of shutout baseball. Confesor Lara ripped a triple and a home run and drove in two. Gregory Morillo got the start and took the loss, giving up six runs (three earned) in 2 2/3 innings. Alvin Acosta allowed three more runs but just one earned in three innings as well. Alwin Delgado had two doubles and scored twice while Francisco Contreras ripped a double and drove in two runs.

R VSL Tigers - Phillies 7, Tigers 5
11-21, 6th in VSL

The VSL Tigers lost to the VSL Phillies 7-5. Daniel Hernandez got the start and a no decision, giving up four runs (three earned) in five innings. Jose Mendoza though took the loss for yielding a pair of runs while recording just one out. Jairo Sanchez also took the mound, allowing a run in three innings. Jesus Alvarado went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI, while Jhosua Montero added a hit, a run and an RBI as well.

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