O-Tigers Earn Lone Win (8/6 Recaps)

With Toledo and Erie getting a much needed day off, the Oneonta Tigers were the only club down on the farm to pick up a win, a 4-1 triumph over Lowell led by Alfredo Figaro on the mound. Meanwhile, Lakeland still can't get into the win column.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens – OFF DAY
66-50, 1st in West division
Anastacio Martinez is scheduled to start for the 'Hens on Tuesday against Norfolk at 7:00pm.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves – OFF DAY
64-48, 2nd in Southern division
The 'Wolves were off on Monday but will return to action on Tuesday against the New Britain Rock Cats.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – ST. LUCIE 7, LAKELAND 4
17-24, 6th in West division
Despite an early 2-0 lead, the Flying Tigers fell to the St. Lucie Mets Monday night, 7-4. Starting pitcher Luke French pitched six innings and surrendered three runs. French was relieved by Gabriel Benitez who pitched only 1/3 inning and gave up four runs, blowing the save and ultimately registering the loss. On the offensive side, newcomer Danny Worth batted 2-for-4 with a home run in the first inning with one runner on. The only other extra base hit from Lakeland came off the bat of Ovandy Suero, who batted 1-for-5 with a double. The two teams will meet again Tuesday night at 7:00 PM. Starting pitchers have yet to be announced.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps – QUAD CTS. 8, W. MICH. 4
27-16, 1st in Eastern division

Jeff Gerbe (2-1, 1.95 ERA) hit a bump in his road back from the disabled list Monday, giving up five earned runs over 2 2/3 innings as the Whitecaps fell to the Swing of the Quad Cities 8-4. Gerbe gave up nine hits and one walk in only his second outing since five weeks on the DL. With two out and nobody on in the second, Gerbe allowed four singles, a walk and a wild pitch to bring in three runs. He was lifted for Kelvin Cedano in the third after giving up two more runs on four hits and a force out. Cedano went four innings, allowing one earned run on five hits. Michael Bertram had two hits and two RBI and Scott Sizemore had three hits. West Michigan begins an eight-day road trip in Clinton Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent

SS-A Oneonta Tigers – ONEONTA 4, LOWELL 1
27-20, 2nd in Stedler division

With the game tied at 1-1 heading into the top of the sixth, the Oneonta Tigers decided to take the game into their own hands, as they scored three runs to beat the Lowell Spinners 4-1 in the final of a two game set. Kyle Peter and Justin Henry singled to make way for Casper Wells' bases clearing triple, and Wells came around to score on a ground out to first base by Ron Bourquin to account for all four Tiger runs. Alfredo Figaro (4-2, 3.51) went six and two thirds innings, giving up one run while striking out five to earn the win. Henry went 2-4 to lead the Oneonta offense, while Kyle Peter, Cory Middleton, Michael Sullivan and Wells also picked up a hit a piece. The Tigers now travel to Auburn, as they begin a three game set with the Doubledays at 7.05 p.m. tonight.
- Cash Kruth, Staff Writer

20-21, 4th in North division

A ninth inning surge wasn't enough to get the Tigers a victory, as they came up just short, falling 4-3. Jon Kibler gave up a run in four innings of work as the starter, but Nolan Chestnut would give up three more runs in just 2/3 of an inning of relief, taking the loss. Joe Bowen had three hits on the night, while Joaquin Guzman had a pair of RBI in the losing effort. The Tigers will play under the Florida night sky on Tuesday, taking on the GCL Yankees at 7:00pm.

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