Lennerton Homers In Erie Loss (5/19 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: Jordan Lennerton hit his ninth home run of the season, but Erie dropped another one.

May 19th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
22-21, 2nd in West Division

Team R H E
Syracuse 8 10 0
Toledo 5 11 1

Jacob Turner gave up a four-run sixth to ruin what had been a great outing. Turner finished with the four earned runs over six innings, allowing six hits and two walks while striking out six. Toledo tied the game in the bottom frame and took the lead in the seventh, but Jose Ortega and Brooks Brown combined to give up four runs in the eighth, with Ortega being credited with the loss. At the plate, Danny Worth went 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored. Matt Young went 1-for-3 with his first homer of the season, two RBIs and two runs scored.

AA Erie Seawolves
20-20, 3rd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Erie 3 4 1
Altoona 6 8 3

Kelvin De La Cruz allowed four runs over five innings of work, picking up the loss. The SeaWolves offense only recorded four hits, going 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position. Jordan Lennerton went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, his ninth of the season. Jamie Johnson went 1-for-4 with an RBI.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
21-19, T-2nd in North Division

Team R H E
St. Lucie 7 11 0
Lakeland 3 6 0

Matt Crouse gave up four earned runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief, earning the loss. Recently-called-up Brian Stroud gave up three earned runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings in the start and left with the lead, but two inherited runners ended up scoring. Nick Castellanos went 1-for-3 with a double. James Robbins went 1-for-2 with two walks, an RBI and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
19-24, T-6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
South Bend 7 11 1
West Michigan 5 9 0

Thomas Collier allowed three runs in the opening frame and West Michigan was never able to completely come back. Collier gave up five earned runs on 10 hits over six innings to fall to 2-3 on the season. The Whitecaps cut the deficit to one four separate times throughout the game, but could never get over the hump. Dean Green went 4-for-5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Aarons Westlake went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

VSL Tigers
2-4, 3rd

Team R H E
Rays 9 14 2
Tigers 2 8 2

John Belisario gave up six runs (two earned) over seven innings to pick up the loss. The Rays scored five in the second inning and the game was never close again. Jose Ovalies went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Franklin Navarro went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

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