Holm Solid in 'Caps Loss (6/30 Recaps)

Sunday was rough for the Detroit Tigers' farm system with only the VSL Tigers coming away with a win. Toledo was shutout by Lehigh Valley and Erie was shutout in a pitcher's duel against Richmond. West Michigan was routed by Bowling Green while Connecticut could generate little offense against Tri-City.

June 30th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
34-51, 4th in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 0 3 0
Lehigh Valley 5 11 1

After back-to-back showings of strong offense, Toledo struggled to generate any offense in Sunday's game against Lehigh Valley as the Mud Hens fell to the IronPigs 5-0. Starting pitcher Shawn Hill fell to 1-11 with the loss after allowing five earned runs on 10 hits over 5 ? innings. Two of Toledo's three hits came from Alex Avila, who went 2-for-4 on the night. Gustavo Nunez was the only other Toledo hitter to tally a hit.

AA Erie Seawolves
41-39, 2nd in Western Division

Team R H E
Richmond 2 6 0
Erie 0 6 0

Erie held Richmond's offense mostly in check in Sunday's game but could generate no offense of its own as the SeaWolves were shut out by the Flying Squirrels 2-0. Starting pitcher Victor Larez fell to 6-5 on the season two earned runs on five hits over 6 ? innings while striking out seven. Eugenio Suarez was Erie's only hitter to record an extra base hit or multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with a double and a walk in the loss.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
33-44, 5th in North Division

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

Play was suspended in the top of the second inning of Sunday's game against Brevard County with Lakeland trailing 6-0.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
38-43, 6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Bowling Green 8 11 2
West Michigan 1 5 0

West Michigan struggled to generate much offense for the second game in a row against Bowling Green as the Whitecaps fell to the Hot Rods in a lopsided 8-1 final. Starting pitcher Charlie Gillies fell to 0-4 with the loss, allowing seven earned runs on seven hits in five innings. Jason King drove in the lone run for the ‘Caps on a sacrifice, going 0-for-3 on the night. Jeff Holm went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in the loss.

A Short-Season Connecticut
4-9, 4th in Stedler Division

Team R H E
Connecticut 2 6 1
Tri-City 6 8 0

A one-run deficit quickly turned into a five-run hole after Connecticut allowed four runs in the third inning of Sunday's game against Tri-City as the Tigers fell to the ValleyCats 6-2. Preston Jamison fell to 0-2 on the season after losing his start, allowing six earned runs on three hits over 2 ? innings while walking six. Austin Green hit his first home run of the season in the loss, a solo shot in the third inning on a 1-for-2 night at the plate in which he also drew a walk.

R DSL Tigers
15-8, 1st in Dominican Summer League San Pedro de Macoris

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

The DSL Tigers did not play.

R GCL Tigers
3-2, 2nd in Gulf Coast League

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

The GCL Tigers did not play.

R VSL Tigers
18-22, 4th in Venezuelan Summer League

Team R H E
Tigers 4 7 0
Cubs 2 6 2

The VSL Tigers trailed the Cubs by two runs late in Sunday's game before putting up four unanswered, topping the Cubs 4-2. Starting pitcher Luis Cedeno took the no decision after allowing two earned runs on six hits over five innings of work. Oswaldo Castillo improved his record to 4-2 after earning the win in relief while Alfred Gutierrez earned his first save of the season. Jose Ovalles had one at-bat as a pinch hitter but made the most of it, hitting a double and driving in two runs in the win.

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