Suarez Helps Whitecaps Walk Off (7/18 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: Eugenio Suarez went 4-for-4, including a walk-off single, in a West Michigan win.

July 18th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
39-58, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 4 6 2
Buffalo 1 5 0

Justin Henry's RBI single capped a three-run top of the tenth for Toledo, which held on for the win. Henry went 1-for-5. Adam Wilk gave up three hits over seven scoreless innings in the start. But Chris Bootcheck allowed an unearned run in the bottom of the ninth to blow the save. Bootcheck ended up with the win, while Luis Marte pitched a perfect 10th for the save. John Lindsey went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, while Argenis Diaz went 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

AA Erie Seawolves
45-51, T-5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Bowie 5 5 1
Erie 2 7 0

Patrick Cooper allowed five earned runs over seven innings and recorded the loss. All five runs came in the fourth inning. Brandon Douglas went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, while Jordan Lennerton went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
14-10, 3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 0 4 0
Palm Beach 1 1 1

An RBI double in the fourth inning was the only hit Palm Beach could muster in terms of hits, but it was enough for the win in the first game of the doubleheader. Drew VerHagen pitched 3 2/3 innings in the start, allowing the one hit and two walks. For Lakeland, four hits and three walks resulted in seven runners left on base. Luis Castillo went 1-for-4, while James Robbins went 1-for-3.

Team R H E
Lakeland 6 7 0
Palm Beach 3 6 2

In the second game, the Flying Tigers scored three in the top of the ninth and held on for the victory. Hernan Perez went 3-for-4 with a home run, a double, two RBIs and three runs scored to lead the offense. Alex Burgos allowed three earned runs over six innings, but Tyler Clark picked up the win after two scoreless innings of relief. Victor Larez picked up his first save of the year. Wade Gaynor went 1-for-4 with two RBIs.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
13-12, 5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Peoria 8 14 3
West Michigan 9 12 1

Eugenio Suarez hit a two-out single in the bottom of the 10th to cap a two-run inning and comeback win. Suarez went 4-for-4 with a home run, four RBIs and two runs scored. Peoria had scored one in the top of the 10th, but two errors helped the Whitecaps tie the game before Suarez won it. Jeff Ferrell allowed five runs (four earned) over 3 2/3 innings in the start. Michael Torrealba picked up the win. Chad Wright went 2-for-6 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored.

Connecticut Tigers
12-18, 3rd in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Vermont 1 7 3
Connecticut 4 8 0

Edgar De La Rosa gave up one earned runs over six innings in the start, but Hunter Scantling picked up the win with three scoreless innings of relief. Tied at one, the Tigers scored two in the bottom of the seventh and another in the eighth. Zack Kirksey went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, while Devon Travis went 2-for-3 with a run scored.

VSL Tigers
25-32, 3rd

Team R H E
Mariners 8 15 3
Tigers 9 18 1

Albertin Chavez hit a two-out single to score the winning run in the bottom of the 12th. Chavez went 2-for-7 with the RBI and a run scored. Jose Fuentes allowed six runs (five earned) over four innings in the start, but the Tigers tied the game with a run in the bottom of the ninth. The Tigers used seven pitchers in the game, and Jose Medina picked up the win with a scoreless 12th. Jose Zambrano went 4-for-6 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored.

DSL Tigers
14-20, 5th in San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
Tigers - - -
Brewers - - -

There is no box score for the Tigers' game at the Brewers.

GCL Tigers
18-8, T-1st in GCL North

Team R H E
Yankees - - -
Tigers - - -

The Tigers' game against the Yankees was postponed.

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