MiLB Recaps: Robbins Puts Caps in Playoff Tie

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: James Robbins belted a pair of home runs and led the 'Caps to a win, placing them in a tie for the last playoff spot.

August 31st Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Indianapolis 6, Toledo 2
65-75, 4th in West Division

Adam Wilk got the start and took the loss for Toledo, giving up four runs (three earned) in 2 1/3 innings before exiting. Jose Ortega allowed the final two runs in 2 2/3 innings, while Matt Hoffman and Brendan Wise combined for three scoreless innings of relief. Danny Worth and Omir Santos each had a hit and an RBI.

AA Erie Seawolves - Binghamton 6, Erie 5
65-72, 5th in Western Division

The SeaWolves gave up a pair of runs in the ninth to fall, as Austin Wood gave up both runs and took the loss. Jay Voss started and went seven innings, allowing four runs on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts. Bryan Pounds had a hit, a walk and two runs driven in for the club.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Dunedin 7, Lakeland 2
26-37, 6th in North Division

Victor Larez got the start and took the loss, giving up six runs (five earned) on seven hits in six innings of work. Eric Heckaman allowed the final run given up in his three innings of relief. Jordan Lennerton supplied all of the runs on this day, belting a two run homer in the third inning.

A West Michigan Whitecaps - West Michigan 7, Lake County 3
35-30, t-3rd in Eastern division

Despite a late rally, West Michigan held on for a comfortable 7-3 lead. Brian Flynn tossed six shutout innings as the starter to get the win, scattering five hits while striking out four. Patrick Cooper also tossed two scoreless innings of relief before Kevan Hess allowed the three runs in the ninth in mop up time. James Robbins led the way at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a pair of home runs, driving in five runs total. Clay Jones and Ryan Hamme each had two hits and scored twice in the win.

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - Hudson Valley 6, Connecticut 4
35-34, 1st in Stedler Division

Connecticut fell to Hudson Valley as the CT-Tigers bullpen couldn't keep the club tied up. Matt Crouse got the start and a no decision, allowing two runs in five innings of work. Clemente Mendoza though allowed three baserunners to reach base while recording just one out, and Melvin Mercedes came on and allowed all three runs to score. Nick Avila allowed the final run. Dean Green had two hits and two RBI, while Jeff Holm added a double and a run driven in.

R GCL Tigers - End of Season
29-31, 3rd in North Division

R DSL Tigers - End of Season
26-41, 4th in DSL SPM Division

R VSL Tigers - End of Season
28-43, 6th in VSL

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