'Caps Finally Get to Play (4/14 Recaps)

West Michigan was finally able to get a couple games in, but the snow struck elsewhere, suspending Toledo's game midway through. Meanwhile in Erie, Dallas Trahern and the 'Wolves bullpen combined to shut down Harrisburg.

3-5, 3rd in West division
The Toledo Mud Hens held a 4-2 lead over the Durham Bulls Saturday night, when the game was cancelled due to snow in the fourth inning. It is the first time a game at Fifth Third Field has ever been postponed at the young park. The Mud Hens offensive highlight in the shortened game was a two-run double by Jack Hannahan in the first inning. The game, which was officially cancelled at 8:48 p.m. after a 42 minute delay will resume tomorrow at 1 p.m. In accordance to league rules, a seven inning game between the two teams will follow approximately 20 minutes after the end of game one. Zach Miner (0-1, 7.27 E.R.A) will start game two for the Mud Hens.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves – ERIE 6, HARRISBURG 1
3-3, t-3rd in Southern division
The Erie SeaWolves ended their losing streak at two games beating the Harrisburg Senators 6-1. Dallas Trahern moved to 2-0 on the season earning the victory. Trahern allowed his first run of the season in the fourth and finished with 6 1/3 innings pitched and allowed 6 hits while striking out four.Ian Ostlund and Kevin Ardoin finished the game and did not allow a hit. Offensively the SeaWolves were led by Mike Hollimon who was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and Matt Joyce who was 2-3 and scored two runs. Kody Kirkland and Jackson Melian each added a hit and two RBI's. The SeaWolves will conclude a four game series in Harrisburg tomorrow at 1:05 p.m. Jair Jurrjens will start for Erie and Anastacio Martinez will pitch for the Senators.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – CLEARWATER 10, LAKELAND 1
4-5, t-4th in West division
The Flying Tigers and starting pitcher Eleazar Aponte fell to the Clearwater Threshers Saturday night, 10-1. Aponte pitched 4 and 1/3 innings and surrendered six runs. Threshers pitcher Daniel Brauer continued his successful season so far, going six innings and striking out nine. The only Lakeland run was scored in the 7th inning, Dusty Ryan's 4th home run of the year. The Flying Tigers look to finish strong and take control of the series on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 PM. Starting pitchers have yet to be announced.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps – GM1: SOUTH BEND 2, W. MICH. 0

2-5, 5th in Eastern division

West Michigan split a doubleheader with South Bend Saturday at Fifth Third Ballpark, dropping the first game 0-2 and winning the second 2-1. The Whitecaps mustered only three base hits in game 1. In game 2, Brennan Boesch had an RBI base hit in the 1st inning and Gorkys Hernandez scored on a wild pitch in the 3rd. The series shifts to South Bend Sunday, where the two teams will play at 1:30 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent

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