AAA Toledo Mud Hens – TOLEDO 5, CHARLOTTE 4
54-41, 1st in West division
Henry Mateo hit a game winning single to score pinch runner David Espinosa to cap off a come from behind extra innings victory Sunday night. The 'Hens were down two runs late in the game, but in the bottom of the eighth inning walks by Chris Shelton and Mike Hessman spurred a comeback. Jack Hannahan tripled in the eighth inning to score both Hessman and Shelton. Hannahan a represented the wining run in the 10th inning before being replaced by Espinosa. Brent Clevlen had a double, and a home run and Kevin Hooper had a hit, run and a walk. Aquilino Lopez (3-1) earned the win and Preston Larrison recorded the blown save for the Mud Hens, who were leading the game 2-0 until the sixth inning. Starting pitcher Ron Chiavacci reached a no decision after allowing five hits and two earned runs while recording four strikeouts in five and one thirds innings. Dennis Tankersley (6-5) will get the start for the Mud Hens at Norfolk on Monday.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent
AA Erie SeaWolves – ERIE 10, BOWIE 2
52-40, 2nd in Southern division
The Erie SeaWolves rebounded from Saturday's defeat by beating the Bowie Baysox 10-2. Starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens earned the victory allowing only one earned run on five hits over six innings. Jurrjens also struck out nine while allowing three walks. The ‘Wolves pounded out 11 hits in the win. Four SeaWolves had two hits each. Erick Almonte was 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI. Andres Torres had two hits as well going 2-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI. Kody Kirkland had a great day at the plate going 1–for-2 with a sacrifice fly, a walk and three RBI. Steve Torrealba and Clete Thomas had two hits each. Torrealba also scored two runs. The SeaWolves will start a three game series with the Reading Phillies on Monday at 7:05 p.m. Eddie Bonine (9-4, 3.41 ERA) will start for Erie against Matt Maloney (7-6, 3.97 ERA) of Reading.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – PALM BEACH 6, LAKELAND 0
9-11, 6th in West division
The Flying Tigers were shut out on Sunday, as Palm Beach cruised to a 6-0 victory. Eleazar Aponte took the loss, his 7th of the season, giving up all six Palm Beach runs, though only three were earned. Lakeland managed just five hits, none for extra bases. Wilkin Ramirez had two of those. Justin Justice also took two walks for the Flying Tigers. Lakeland and Palm Beach square off again on Monday at 7:05pm.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent
A West Mich. Whitecaps – W. MICH. 5, BELOIT 3
16-7, 1st in Eastern division
A three-run eighth delivered a 5-3 victory for West Michigan over Beloit Sunday. Sacrifice flies from Ryan Strieby and Gorkys Hernandez and an RBI single from Audy Ciriaco broke a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the eighth. The Snappers added one in the ninth but could not mount the comeback as Ed Clelland shut the door for his sixth save. Matt O'Brien started, allowing two earned runs on five hits with five strike outs over six innings, but Kelvin Cedano (1-0, 6.75 ERA) got the win going two innings with an earned run on no hits and a walk. Scott Sizemore went 2-for-3 with two doubles and an RBI. The Whitecaps have Monday off before beginning a four-game home series against Kane County Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent
SS-A Oneonta Tigers – ONEONTA 6, BATAVIA 0
14-12, 3rd in Stedler division
It was a magical night in upstate New York as Oneonta's Guillermo Moscoso pitched a perfect game, just the second in New York-Penn League history. It was also the second perfect game pitched in the minor leagues this season. Moscoso struck out seven while facing the minimum 27 batters en route to his third win of the season. Chris Carlson and Kyle Peter each drove in a pair of runs to help provide plenty of run support for the club. Ronnie Bourquin also added two hits and scored a run. Oneonta faces Batavia again on Monday at 7:00pm.
R GCL Tigers – OFF DAY
12-10, 3rd in North division
The GCL Tigers were off on Sunday but return to action Monday afternoon to take on the Yankees in Lakeland.
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