AAA Toledo Mud Hens – TOLEDO 2, CHARLOTTE 1
65-47, 1st in West division
Anastacio Martinez struck out nine batters and Brent Clevlen singled in the sixth inning to score Timo Perez and secure a 2-1 victory for Toledo over Charlotte Wednesday. Clevlen had three hits, two RBI and a triple. Perez had a double and Chris Shelton had two walks. Jack Hannahan had a hit a run and a walk and Martinez pitched six innings to get the win. Martinez allowed two hits and one run. Vic Darensbourg and Fernando Rodney, who pitched for the fourth straight night, earned holds, and Aquilino Lopez recorded the save, his nineteenth of the season. Yorman Bazardo is scheduled to start for the 'Hens on Thursday against t Charlotte at Fifth Third Field.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent
AA Erie SeaWolves – ERIE 5, NEW BRITAIN 0
62-46, t-1st in Southern division
Jair Jurrjens tossed a complete game shutout en route to the SeaWolves 5-0 victory over New Britain on Wednesday. Jurrjens gave up just three hits while striking out ten as he picked up his sixth win of the season. And while he didn't need it, Jurrjens got plenty of support at the plate. Steve Torrealba had two hits and two RBI (including a solo home run), while Mike Hollimon also blasted a solo shot. The ‘Wolves take on New Britain again on Thursday at 7:05pm with RHP Eddie Bonine (11-5, 3.39 ERA) scheduled to take the mound.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – PPD: RAIN
15-21, 6th in West division
Both games in Wednesday's double header were once again postponed due to rain. A makeup date has yet to be announced, as there are now four games with Clearwater that have yet to be played. The Flying Tigers will travel to Ft. Myers Thursday night for their next series. The game is scheduled to start at 7:05 PM and starting pitchers have yet to be announced.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent
A West Mich. Whitecaps – W. MICH. 3, PEORIA 1
25-13, 1st in Eastern division
Jeff Gerbe, Charles Furbush and Brett Jensen combined to two-hit Peoria Wednesday as the Whitecaps won 3-1. Making his first start since coming off of the DL, Gerbe pitched three perfect innings on 27 pitches in a limited outing. Charles Furbush entered in the fourth, and after giving up a lead-off single, did not allow another hit until a two-out triple from Wellington Castillo in the eighth that may have been caught had right fielder Jeramy Laster not slipped. A passed ball that allowed Castillo to score an unearned run was Furbush's only blemish as he picked up the win, going five innings and striking out three. Brett Jensen sent the side down in order in the ninth with two strike outs for his 20th save. James Skelton had a hand in all of West Michigan's runs, as he scored on a Ryan Strieby single in the first, knocked in Scott Sizemore on a base hit in the sixth and scored again on a Jordon Newton single later in the inning. The series concludes Thursday at 7:00 p.m., with Jonah Nickerson scheduled to start.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent
SS-A Oneonta Tigers – ONEONTA 4, STATEN ISLD. 2
24-18, 3rd in Stedler division
Casper Wells and Kody Kaiser blasted back to back home runs in the top of the eleventh inning to power Oneonta past the Stanton Island Yankees 4-2. The Tigers scored once in the third and held the Yankees until the bottom of the second when they scored two off of Jose Fragoso (2-2, 2.11). The Tigers then answered back in the seventh to tie it up at two a piece on an RBI single by Ron Bourquin. Justin Henry had three hits, while Bourquin had three hits and two RBI. Cory Middleton and Kaiser also had two hits. Erik Crichton (3-0, 2.11) went two innings to pick up the win, while Noah Krol (0-0, 1.47) recorded his ninth save. The Tigers head back to Oneonta tonight to face Brooklyn at 7:00 p.m.
- Cash Kruth, Staff Writer
R GCL Tigers – SUSPENDED: RAIN
17-19, 4th in North division
The GCL Tigers and GCL Braves were suspended on Wednesday afternoon with the score tied at one after eight innings of play. The game will be completed on August 11th. On Thursday, the Tigers have a rare night game, taking on the GCL Blue Jays at 7:00pm.
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