Toledo Offense Won't Let Up (6/18 Recaps)

The Toledo offense just will not slow down, as they continue to roll through International League pitching. On Monday, they put up 11 runs on Ottawa en route to their fourth win in their last five games. Meanwhile, Lakeland picked up a victory in their first day back from the All Star break.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens – TOLEDO 11, OTTAWA 8
40-31, 2nd in West division
The Mud Hens' offense made up for a rough outing from Corey Hamman Monday as Toledo got a 11-8 victory over Ottawa. Hamman allowed seven runs (four ER) on ten hits over 5 2/3 innings but still picked up the win thanks to some hot bats. Ramon Santiago led the way with four hits and three RBI, including a two run triple in the ninth that increased the Mud Hens' lead to four, all but sealing the victory. Ryan Raburn had three hits (two doubles), an RBI and two runs scored and Jack Hannahan had two hits, two RBI and three runs scored. Mike Hessman also belted a two run home run in the first, part of a four-run inning. The series with Ottawa continues Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves – OFF DAY
35-31, 3rd in Southern division
The 'Wolves were off on Monday and will return to action on Tuesday at 5:05 p.m. in a doubleheader against the Akron Aeros.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – GM1: DUNEDIN 11, LAKELAND 2

29-39, t-4th in West division
The Flying Tigers lost the continuation of May 19th's game against Dunedin, 11-2. Coming into the night, Dunedin was already leading 10-2, and they added one run while finishing the game. Burke Badenhop was credited with the loss for Lakeland.

The Flying Tigers defeated the Dunedin Blue Jays Monday night, 3-2. Starting pitcher Kyle Sleeth pitched four innings and surrendered two runs. He was then relieved by Paul Hammond who pitched one scoreless inning. Freddy Dolsi then closed the game and registered his eleventh save of the season. On the offensive side, all three of Lakeland's runs were scored thanks to solo home runs. Cameron Maybin, Will Rhymes, and Wilkin Ramirez all added to their home run totals for the season. The two teams will meet again Tuesday afternoon at noon. Starting pitchers have yet to be announced.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps – ALL STAR BREAK
38-32, 2nd in Eastern division

West Michigan will have the next three days off for the Midwest League All Star Break, though eight Whitecaps players will be playing in the All Star Game for the Eastern Division. The game is Tuesday at Kane County at 7:00 p.m. The 'Caps will return to action Thursday at Dayton at 7:00 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent

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