Oneonta Inches Closer to Clinching

Oneonta moved one step closer to a Stedler division title on Tuesday with a 4-0 shutout victory over Tri-City. Mark Brackman led the shutout charge on the mound, while Chris Carlson helped supply the offense. Meanwhile, three farm teams prepare for their playoff matchup on Wednesday.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens – OFF DAY
0-0, Best of Five Series
The Mud Hens had Tuesday off before Dennis Tankersley takes the mound against Durham on Wednesday at Fifth Third Field.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent

AA Erie SeaWolves – OFF DAY
0-0, Best of Five Series
The 'Wolves were off on Tuesday and will begin a best of five series with the Akron Aeros on Wednesday. First pitch is set for 7:05 p.m. at Jerry Uht Park in Erie. The pitching matchup has not been decided.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – END OF SEASON
24-46, 6th in West division
Lakeland wrapped up the season in last place, not qualifying for the Florida State League playoffs.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent

A West Mich. Whitecaps – OFF DAY
0-0, Best of Three Series

The 'Caps had Tuesday off before beginning the first round of the Midwest League playoffs at Lansing on Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent

SS-A Oneonta Tigers – ONEONTA 4, TRI-CITY 0
43-30, 1st in Stedler division

Oneonta starter Mark Brackman (4-4, 4.05) went eight and two thirds innings Tuesday night striking out seven to lead the Tigers to a 4-0 lead over Tri-City. Brackman gave up one hit, an infield single by Steve Brown in the second, to shut down the ValleyCats. The Tigers put up two runs in the second on RBI's by Cory Middleton and Christopher White to give Brackman all the cushion he needed. Justin Henry added an RBI single in the fourth, and Christopher Carlson scored on a wild pitch in the eighth to round out the scoring. Carlson led the offense with two doubles and a single, while Kody Kaiser had two hits. The Tigers now travel to Aberdeen for their last series of the season. First game begins tonight at 7:05 p.m.
- Cash Kruth, Staff Writer

28-32, t-4th in North division

The GCL Tigers ended the season in fourth place, falling outside of the Gulf Coast League playoffs.

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