MiLB Recaps: Hens Starting to Roll Again

Each morning, check in for the Minor League Recap Blog. Get all of the results from the games, the latest standings and the daily blog recapping the previous days action. Featured performance: Toledo picked up another win Wednesday with plenty of offense and a strong start from Scot Drucker.

July 21st Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - TOLEDO 11, PAWTUCKET 2
48-50, 4th in West Division

AA Erie SeaWolves - ERIE 4, READING 1
39-59, 6th in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – FORT MYERS 13, LAKELAND 4
8-17, 6th in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - WISCONSIN 3, WEST MICHIGAN 1
7-18, 8th in Eastern Division

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - CONNECTICUT 2, VERMONT 1
16-15, 2nd in Stedler Division

13-14, 4th in North Division

R DSL Tigers - PPD: RAIN
14-25, 5th in SPM

R VSL Tigers - RAYS 9, TIGERS 4
19-34, 7th in VSL

A strong start from Scot Drucker coupled with a 15-hit assault from the Toledo lineup led to an 11-2 clubbing of Pawtucket. Drucker got the win, tossing five shutout innings, scattering four hits while striking out five. At the plate, almost everyone had a big game. Max St. Pierre led the way, going 4-for-5 with three runs scored, a home run and two RBI. Casper Wells, Ryan Strieby, Jeff Larish and Brent Dlugach also each drove in a pair of runs to help out the cause.

The SeaWolves picked up a 4-1 win behind some strong pitching from Brooks Brown. Brown allowed a run in seven innings of work, walking two and striking out two. Luis Marte tossed the final two innings without allowing a hit and striking out four to pick up the save. Audy Ciriaco had a big game, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run and three RBI, while Jeff Kunkel went 4-for-4 with an RBI.

The Flying Tigers were hammered by Fort Myers on Wednesday, falling 13-4. Mark Sorensen took the loss, giving up five runs in five innings of work before exiting. Michael Torrealba and Erik Crichton had rough relief outings as well, with Torrealba allowing five runs in an inning, and Crichton three. Chris White had a double and two RBI for the club, while Brandon Douglas chipped in with two hits and a run driven in.

The Whitecaps fell to Wisconsin at Fifth Third Ballpark 3-1 on Wednesday. Victor Larez took the loss but turned in a quality start, giving up three runs (two earned) in six innings of work. He also struck out five. The club couldn't get much going offensively though, as they got their lone run via Tony Plagman. Avisail Garcia did have three hits, including a double.

The GCL Tigers fell 5-3 to the GCL Pirates on Wednesday. Kyle Ryan got the start and a no decision, allowing three runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. Fernando Celis took the loss in relief, giving up two runs in 2 2/3 innings. Edwin Gomez and Pete Miller each had two hits and drove in a run for the club in the loss.

The VSL Tigers fell to the VSL Rays on Wednesday, losing 9-4. Daniel Hernandez got the start and a no decision, giving up three runs in two innings of work. Endrys Briceno would take the loss in relief, giving up five runs in 1 1/3 innings. Erick Soto and Eugenio Suarez each had two hits and an RBI, while Gabriel Tenia added a solo home run.

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