MiLB Recaps: Jones Lifts LFT to 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: Corey Jones had a big game at the plate as Lakeland cruised to a 9-2 win.

July 11th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - All-Star Break
39-53, 4th in West Division

Toledo is off for the All-Star break, returning to action on Thursday at home vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

AA Erie Seawolves - Akron 6, Erie 3
43-47, 5th in Western Division

The SeaWolves dropped their game on Monday in their final game before the All-Star break, losing to Akron 6-3. Brooks Brown got the start and took the loss, giving up five runs (four earned) in five innings of work. Austin Wood pitched the final three innings, giving up a run on three hits with three strikeouts. At the plate, Michael Bertram ripped a double and drove in two runs for the club while Bryan Pounds went 2-for-3 including a triple and scored a run. Carlos Guillen also went 1-for-5 in what is expected to be his only rehab appearance for Erie.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Lakeland 9, Bradenton 2
8-8, 5th in North Division

The Flying Tigers ran away with their game on Monday, topping Bradenton 9-2. The offense made it easy for Trevor Feeney, who tossed six shutout innings, allowing just three hits. Cole Nelson pitched in relief, giving up a pair of runs (one earned) in two innings, while Tyler White pitched a scoreless ninth. Corey Jones led the way on offense, going 3-for-5 with a double, scoring once and driving in three runs. Tony Plagman also had a double and an RBI. The team only tallied eight hits, but got so many scoring opportunities via plenty of walks, with Jordan Lennerton walking three times, and Wade Gaynor and Daniel Fields each walking twice.

A West Michigan Whitecaps - West Michigan 4, Bowling Green 2
10-8, t-2nd in Eastern division

West Michigan topped Bowling Green 4-2 on Monday night. Brian Flynn got the start, giving up two runs in five innings of work. Clemente Mendoza and Antonio Cruz combined for three shutout innings, with Bruce Rondon coming on to pitch the ninth and earn his 17th save. At the plate, Rob Brantly and Dixon Machado each went 3-for-4 with a run scored. James Robbins, Ryan Hamme, Jason Krizan and Steven Moya each drove in a run as well.

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - Connecticut 5, Brooklyn 3
10-12, 3rd in Stedler Division

Connecticut took two of three from Brooklyn as they won the rubber match on Monday, 5-3. Wilsen Palacios got the start and the win as he turned in a quality start, allowing three runs (two earned) in 6 1/3 innings. Rayni Guichardo and Pedro Perez combined to go 1 2/3 innings without allowing a run, while Daniel Bennett pitched a scoreless ninth for the save. Eugenio Suarez led the way at the plate, going 4-for-4 including a triple, scoring a pair of runs and driving in two as well. Edwin Gomez also added two hits and scored twice, and Matt Perry and Dean Green also managed two hits apiece.

R GCL Tigers - Braves 6, Tigers 1
8-10, 4th in North Division

The GCL Tigers fell to the GCL Braves 6-1. Jake Sabol got the start and took the loss but pitched well, giving up a pair of unearned runs in six innings of work. Tyler Clark came on in relief but struggled to keep the game close, giving up four runs over 1 1/3 innings. Bill Castillo recorded the final two outs for the club. At the plate, Danry Vasquez ripped a double and scored the team's only run, being driven in by Patrick Smith.

R DSL Tigers - GM1: Angels 10, Tigers 0
GM2: Angels 6, Tigers 1

11-24, 4th in DSL SPM Division

The DSL Tigers lost a pair of games to the DSL Angels, falling 10-0 and 6-1. In the first game, Gregory Morillo took the loss as he was unable to make it out of the first inning. Four of the five runs he allowed though were unearned. Walter Lachapel came on in relief and gave up five more runs (four earned) over 6 1/3 innings. Miguel Montero and Rafael Manzanillo each tossed a scoreless inning of relief. Meanwhile the offense scattered just five singles. David Paulino got the start in the second game, but made it just one inning, giving up two unearned runs on three hits. Luis Hidalgo gave up just one run in four innings of relief, but Che Abad walked the only two batters he faced, both of whom would come around to score on Pedro Aybar, who also allowed a run of his own in his two innings. At the plate, Alwin Delgado went 2-for-2 with a double and scored a run.

R VSL Tigers - Postponed: Other
16-30, 6th in VSL

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