King Homers Twice For Whitecaps (8/27 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: Jason King hit two home runs to lead West Michigan in a win.

August 27th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
58-79, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
-- - - -
-- - - -

The Mud Hens were off on Monday.

AA Erie Seawolves
56-78, 6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Erie 0 2 1
Bowie 6 13 0

Jared Gayhart gave up three earned runs over five innings in the start and picked up the loss as the Erie bats were silent. Niuman Romero and Luis Sanz each recorded a hit and Daniel Fields drew a walk for all of Erie's offense. Robbie Weinhardt gave up three earned runs in one inning of relief.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
34-26, 1st in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland - - -
Brevard County - - -

Lakeland's game against Brevard County was postponed. The teams will play a doubleheader on Tuesday.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
33-30, T-4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 5 9 2
Dayton 3 10 4

Jason King went 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBIs to lead the Whitecaps in the win. Marcelo Carreno gave up one earned run over five innings in the start and recorded the win. Melvin Mercedes allowed one earned run over 1 1/3 innings of relief and picked up the save. Gabriel Purroy went 3-for-4 with a double.

Connecticut Tigers
30-36, 3rd in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Connecticut 7 10 1
Lowell 4 10 2

Efrain Nieves pitched 3 1/3 scoreless innings of relief and recorded the win. Nieves gave up one hit and struck out four. Ryan Longstreth pitched three scoreless innings in the start, but Angel Nesbitt allowed all four earned runs over 2 2/3 innings of relief. Edgar Corcino went 1-for-4 with a triple, three RBIs and a run scored, while Carlos De Los Santos went 3-for-5 with a run scored.

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