July 28th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Toledo 8, Norfolk 7 (10)
49-58, 4th in West Division
Jeff Salazar singled home Timo Perez in the bottom of the tenth for a walk-off win for Toledo. Thad Weber got the start and gave up four runs in six innings of work, while Enrique Gonzalez got the win in relief for tossing a shutout inning. Salazar finished the game with four RBI and three runs scored as he also added a three run homer earlier. Danny Worth also added a two run home run.
AA Erie Seawolves - Akron 7, Erie 4
48-57, 5th in Western Division
Casey Crosby got the start and took the loss for Erie, allowing four runs (three earned) in four innings of work, battling his command as he walked five and struck out four. Rob Waite and Ramon Garcia also combined to allow three more runs in relief. At the plate, Deik Scram had a solo home run while Audy Ciriaco added a pair of doubles and scored a run. Jamie Johnson also went 3-for-4 with two runs scored.
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – GM1: Palm Beach 6, Lakeland 5
GM2: Palm Beach 3, Lakeland 1
13-19, 6th in North Division
Trevor Feeney took the loss in the first game, giving up six runs in four innings of work. Lakeland put up a five run fourth to get within a run, but was never able to fully close the gap. Tony Plagman ripped a two run homer, while Daniel Fields added a three run blast. In the second game, Mark Sorensen took the loss, giving up two runs (one earned) in six innings of work. Brent Wyatt went 2-for-3 with a triple and scored the club's only run.
A West Michigan Whitecaps - GM1: Lansing 8, West Michigan 4
GM2: Lansing 3, West Michigan 2
16-16, 5th in Eastern division
Defense victimized the club in the first game as three errors led to four unearned runs. Kyle Ryan started and tossed six shutout innings, but Nate Newman and Bruce Rondon each allowed a pair of unearned runs, and then Clemente Mendoza gave up four runs of his own. James Robbins had a hit and drove in two runs and Jeff Rowland added a solo home run. Alex Burgos took the loss in the second game, giving up three runs (two earned) in 5 2/3 innings with four walks and seven strikeouts. Nick Castellanos went 2-for-3 with a run scored.
SS-A Connecticut Tigers - Brooklyn 2, Connecticut 1
17-21, 3rd in Stedler Division
Brooklyn got a run off Fernando Celis in the bottom of the ninth for their walk-off victory as Celis took the loss. Wilsen Palacios got the start and gave up a run on three hits in 5 2/3 innings with three walks and four strikeouts. Eugenio Suarez supplied the team's only run via a solo shot.
R GCL Tigers - GM1: Tigers 3, Pirates 2
GM2: Pirates 11, Tigers 7
14-20, 4th in North Division
R DSL Tigers - GM1: Blue Jays 4, Tigers 3
GM2: Blue Jays 3, Tigers 1
18-32, 3rd in DSL SPM Division
R VSL Tigers - Tigers 13, Phillies 9
24-38, 6th in VSL
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