MiLB Recaps: Feeney Leads Shutout for 'Caps

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: Trevor Feeney tossed 7 1/3 innings of shutout baseball to lead West Michigan to a shutout victory.

July 30th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - PAWTUCKET 7, TOLEDO 4 (11)
53-54, 4th in West Division

AA Erie SeaWolves - ERIE 11, BINGHAMTON 8
44-63, 6th in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – LAKELAND 4, BRADENTON 3
14-19, 5th in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - WEST MICHIGAN 1, LAKE COUNTY 0
12-21, 7th in Eastern Division

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - CONNECTICUT 7, STATEN ISLAND 1
21-18, 2nd in Stedler Division

15-20, t-5th in North Division

14-32, 5th in SPM

20-41, 7th in VSL

The Mud Hens fell to Pawtucket again on Friday, losing 7-4 in 11 innings. Alfredo Figaro got the start and a no decision, allowing two runs in five innings of work. Daniel Schlereth came on in the eighth with the Hens having just claimed a one run lead, but Schlereth gave up the tying run that would force extra innings. Jay Sborz came on in the tenth and had a rough outing, giving up three runs in the 11th that would prove to be the game winners. At the plate, Justin Henry went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI, with Ryan Strieby adding two hits and a run driven in. Casper Wells also added a solo home run.

It took 11 runs, but the 'Wolves were able to get another win over Binghamton, taking the game 11-8. Bryan Pounds was the star at the plate, highlighted by a grand slam. In total, he went 3-for-5 with three runs scored, the home run and five RBI. Rawley Bishop also added a solo home run, while Cale Iorg ripped a two run double. Anthony Shawler struggled as the starter, giving up five runs in just 1 2/3 innings. Zach Simons would earn the win in relief, while Lester Oliveros picked up his third save.

With the help of Jacob Turner, the Flying Tigers picked up a 4-3 win over Bradenton. Turner earned the win, allowing just one run on two hits in five innings of work, including three strikeouts. Jay Voss did give up a pair of runs in relief to make things interesting, but Jared Gayhart came on in to close things out, earning his fourth save as he got the final five outs. The offense meanwhile managed just four hits, but was able to convert that into four runs thanks to the help of some stolen bases and a couple of timely errors. Francisco Martinez drove in two via an RBI groundout and a bases loaded walk.

The Whitecaps picked up a 1-0 shutout victory over Lake County on Friday. Trevor Feeney was the star on the mound, going 7 1/3 innings, scattering six hits while striking out three. Jordan Pratt got the final five outs to preserve the shutout and earn the save. Meanwhile West Michgian's lone run came via a Hernan Perez solo home run in the sixth inning. Wade Gaynor also reached base three times for the club, with a single, double and a walk.

Connecticut topped Staten Island 7-1 on Friday. Patrick Lawson earned the win for the C-Tigers, allowing a run on two hits. Tyler Clark also had a good relief outing, tossing three scoreless innings while striking out five. James Robbins had a big game at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and three runs scored. Eric Roof also added a solo home run, and P.J. Polk chipped in with two hits, two stolen bases and two runs scored.

The GCL Tigers fell to the GCL Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday. Wilsen Palacios took the loss though he didn't have a horrible outing, giving up two runs on five hits in four innings of work. Three relievers combined to allow just one unearned run over the final four innings, but the offense couldn't mount a comeback. The club scattered seven hits but only had one at-bat with a runner in scoring position. Dixon Machado drove in Pete Miller for the team's lone run.

The DSL Tigers dropped a tight battle with the DSL Angels, falling 6-5. The game was a back and forth battle with the DSL Angels taking the lead back in the ninth with a run off of Carlos Alvarado and holding on for the win. Edgar De La Rosa got the start, giving up five runs (four earned) in four innings of work. Javier Romero, Omar Oses and Carlos De Los Santos each added two hits and an RBI for the club.

The VSL Pirates topped the VSL Tigers 7-4 on Friday. Juan Espinoza was hit hard out of the gate, and put the club in a hole they were unable to climb out of. Espinoza gave up four runs on five hits in just 2/3 of an inning before exiting. Jose Tablante was then victimized by bad defense, giving up three runs but just one earned in 3 1/3 innings of work. Eugenio Suarez and Jesus Ustariz each had two hits and an RBI in the loss.

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