May 15th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens – TOLEDO 7, INDIANAPOLIS 3
19-18, 3rd in West Division
AA Erie SeaWolves - ERIE 9, BOWIE 6
20-16, 3rd in Western Division
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – TAMPA 2, LAKELAND 1
17-18, 3rd in North Division
A West Michigan Whitecaps - WEST MICHIGAN 3, SOUTH BEND 1
14-22, 7th in Eastern Division
The Toledo offense woke up Saturday night, led by big nights from Ryan Raburn, Jeff Larish, and Ben Guez. Larish ripped two doubles and scored twice, while Raburn doubled three times and scored twice. Both players drove in two runs. Ben Guez was 2-for-3 on the night with his first Triple-a home run. Will Rhymes also chipped in with two singles on the night. Phil Dumatrait was the beneficiary of all the run support, while yielding just three runs on three hits in six innings to move his record to 4-1 on the year. Schlereth continued his hot pitching this year with three strikeouts in two shutout innings.
Wilkin Ramirez, Cesar Nicolas, and Justin Henry led the Erie offense as they also led their team to victory last night. Ramirez tripled and homered in the contest, while Nicolas singled three times, and Henry drove in three on a single and a double. Josh Burrus and Cale Iorg also picked up extra-base hits, tripling and doubling, respectively. Despite giving up six runs (five earned) in just six and one third innings, Jon Kibler ended the day with a no decision, while Brendan Wise picked up the win and Luis Marte saved his sixth game of the season.
The Flying Tigers banged out 14 hits in an eleven inning affair with Tampa last night, but only pushed across one run; losing a tight game in extras. Alden Carrithers, Rawley Bishop, Kody Kaiser, Bryan Pounds, and Chao-Ting Tang all picked up two hits in the game, as Daniel Fields was the only member of the lineup to not pick up a hit. Charlie Furbush fired seven two-hit shutout innings with no walks and nine strikeouts, but he wasn't rewarded with a win. Tyler Conn took the loss in extras, giving up the game winning run in his second inning of work.
Right-hander Trevor Feeney picked up the complete game victory in Grand Rapids, allowing just one unearned run on six hits, with one walk and seven strikeouts. All but two players in the West Michigan roster picked up a hit, led by a solo shot from Avisail Garcia and doubles from Luis Salas and Jordan Lennerton. The win was the 'Caps third in a row over South Bend, and they will look for the four-game sweep this afternoon.
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