LFT Reach Championship Series (9/5 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: Lakeland used another great pitching performance to advance to the FSL Championship Series

September 5th Games

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
37-29, 1st in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 3 8 0
Dunedin 0 5 1

Drew VerHagen pitched six scoreless innings in the start and picked up the win as the Flying Tigers won the North Division Championship Series. Lakeland now advances to FSL Championship Series. Wade Gaynor went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored, while Tyler Collins hit his second solo home run in as many games. Daniel Bennett pitched two scoreless innings of relief and Melvin Mercedes pitched a scoreless ninth for the save.

Connecticut Tigers
35-40, 3rd in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Connecticut 3 6 2
Staten Island 5 5 0

Ramon Lebron allowed three runs (two earned) over an inning of relief and picked up the loss in the season finale. Edgar De La Rosa gave up two runs (one earned) over five innings in the start. Danry Vasquez went 1-for-4 with an RBI, while Patrick Smith went 1-for-4 with a run scored.

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