Machado Completes LFT Comeback (4/30 Recaps)

Each morning, check in for the Minor League Recap Blog. Get all of the results from the games, the latest standings and a daily recap of the previous day's action. Featured performance: Dixon Machado's two-RBI single capped a four-run eighth as Lakeland won 8-6.

April 30th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
14-9, 1st in West Division

Team R H E
Gwinnett - - -
Toledo - - -

The Mud Hens game was rained out. Toledo will next play Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at home.

AA Erie Seawolves
10-12, 4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Altoona 5 7 1
Erie 10 13 0

Zack Segovia pitched all six innings in a rain-shortened game, giving up five earned runs. Before the rain came, the SeaWolves were smacking the ball. John Murrian went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored. Niuman Romero went 2-for-4 with a triple, three RBIs and a run scored. Michael Rockett went 1-for-4 with three RBIs.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
12-10, 2nd in North Division

Team R H E
Daytona 6 14 0
Lakeland 8 11 2

Dixon Machado's two-out, two-RBI single gave Lakeland an 8-6 lead in the bottom of the eighth and the Flying Tigers held on for the win. Machado's single followed a two-RBI single from Luis Castillo, which tied the game at six. Machado went 3-for-5 with a double. Castillo went 1-for-5. Brian Flynn got the start and gave up five runs (four earned) on 11 hits over four innings. Matt Little pitched the final two innings to earn the win.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
12-12, 5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 3 4 1
Cedar Rapids 4 8 1

In the first game of a doubleheader, Kyle Ryan gave up a walk-off homer to the first batter he faced in the seventh. Ryan pitched the entire game, giving up three earned runs on eight hits. Curt Casali went 1-for-3 with a solo home run. Three of West Michigan's four hits were for extra bases. Patrick Leyland went 1-for-3 with a double, while Eugenio Suarez went 1-for-2 with a triple and two runs scored.

Team R H E
West Michigan 10 13 0
Cedar Rapids 6 5 2

In the second game, Leyland hit a three-run homer as West Michigan jumped out to an 8-0 lead. Leyland went 2-for-4. Eugenio Suarez went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. Former MSU Spartan Jeff Holm went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in his season-debut. Warwick Saupold gave up one earned run over 2 2/3 innings in the start. Nicholas Avila relieved Saupold, giving up three earned runs in 2 1/3 innings, but picked up the win. Daniel Bennett pitched a perfect 1 1/3 innings to earn the save.

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