Club Splits One Run Games (6/19 Recaps)

Josh Phelps was the star of the game for Toledo, belting a pair of home runs on the night, driving in all three Toledo runs, including a solo shot in the 11th that proved to be the game winner. Lakeland didn't get the big hits as they left 11 runners on base, while West Michigan gets a few days off for the All Star break.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - TOLEDO 3, ROCHESTER 2
37-33, 2nd in West division
Josh Phelps was the hero of Monday night's game, belting his second home run of the game in the top of the eleventh inning, as the Toledo Mud Hens edged by the Rochester Red Wings 3-2. After the Red Wings took a 1-0 advantage after one inning, the Mud Hens found the scoreboard in the third, as Phelps hit his first of two round trippers with Tike Redman on base to make it 2-1, giving Toledo the lead. The Red Wings then tied the game on their last at bat in the home half of the ninth to send it to extra innings, before Phelps once again found the fences and broke the 2-2 deadlock, as Toledo went on to defeat the IL North leaders and win their fourth game in a row. Colby Lewis took the hill to start the game for Toledo and went six full innings allowing one run, striking out four batters and walking one. After brief appearances by Cory Hamman and Steve Green, Lee Gardner (2-3) came in to pitch the ninth and tenth innings, and despite allowing the tying run, picked up the victory. Lance Davis came on in the 11th to retire the side and collect the save. The two clubs conclude their series Tuesday night.
- Tim Law, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves - HARRISBURG 17, ERIE 2
29-39, 4th in Southern division
Erie was off on Monday, but now travels to Reading for a game on Tuesday night, starting at 7:05pm.
- Sam Ginsburg, Erie Correspondent

HiA Lakeland Tigers - FT. MYERS 2, LAKELAND 1
36-31, 3rd in West division
Lakeland leaves 11 men on base and loses to Ft. Myers Monday night 2-1. The L-Tigers only run came in the third when Jeff Frazier led off the inning with a double, and Jeff Larish came up next and hit another double for the only RBI of the game. Gilberto Mejia was 3-5 with a double. Dallas Trahern started but got a no decision after allowing one run in six innings. P.J. Finigan got his first loss of the season (7-1) after allowing the winning run in the bottom of the ninth. Lakeland plays at Ft. Myers Tuesday night at 7:05pm.
- Steve Varcardipone, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps - END OF FIRST HALF OF SEASON
41-26, 1st in Eastern division

The Midwest League is on their All Star break, so most of the club's players (except Ramon Garcia, Orlando Perdomo and Mike Hollimon) will have a three day break.
- Jared Wells, West Michigan Correspondent

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