MiLB Recaps: 10th Straight Win 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: The Whitecaps managed 21 hits, including four from Corey Jones as they moved to .500 in the 2nd half

August 14th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - SCRANTON/WB 7, TOLEDO 3
56-65, 4th in West Division

AA Erie SeaWolves - BOWIE 10, ERIE 4
53-67, 6th in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – BREVARD COUNTY 7, LAKELAND 4
22-24, 4th in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - WEST MICHIGAN 12, SOUTH BEND 3
24-24, t-3rd in Eastern Division

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - GM1: CONNECTICUT 2, AUBURN 1

29-27, 2nd in Stedler Division

23-24, 5th in North Division

19-41, 5th in SPM

20-46, 7th in VSL

The Mud Hens losing skid continued as they fell to Scranton/WB 7-3. L.J. Gagnier got the start and took the loss, giving up five runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings of work. Scot Drucker did have two shutout innings of relief though. Andy Dirks and Casper Wells each belted solo home runs for the team in the loss.

The SeaWolves saw their eight game win streak snapped as Bowie topped Erie 10-4. Duane Below took the loss, giving up six runs on nine hits in 4 2/3 innings. A trio of relievers came in to try and keep the 'Wolves in the game, but all three allowed at least one more run as Bowie just padded their lead. Rawley Bishop went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, a home run and three RBI. Brandon Douglas and Brandon Jones also each added two hits and scored a run.

The Flying Tigers picked up a 7-4 loss at the hands of Brevard County on Saturday. Adam Wilk got the start, but made it just 3 1/3 innings as a rain delay stopped the game for nearly an hour and sent Wilk to the showers early. He allowed three runs (two earned) in his work. Michael Torrealba also allowed an unearned run in relief, but it would be Erik Crichton that would take the loss, giving up three runs with two earned in 1 1/3 innings. Samir Rijo had three hits including a double and an RBI, while Brent Wyatt added two hits, a run scored and an RBI.

The Whitecaps extended their win streak to ten games and reached the .500 mark for the second half of the season as they beat South Bend 12-3. Trevor Feeney got the start and the win, tossing six strong innings, allowing just one run while scattering seven hits. Kevan Hess pitched the final three innings, allowing a pair of runs to earn his first save with the 'Caps. The offense combined for 21 hits as everyone in the lineup managed at least one hit. Corey Jones had four hits including an RBI, while Wade Gaynor added three hits including two doubles and two RBI. Tony Plagman also had three hits including a pair of doubles, and Hernan Perez had two hits and two runs driven in.

The CT-Tigers split their doubleheader with Auburn on Saturday night, winning 2-1 but then falling 1-0. Clemente Mendoza got the start and went the distance for the club in the first game, allowing a run on five hits with six strikeouts and no walks in seven innings. Julio Rodriguez and James Robbins each drove in a run. In the second game, Patrick Lawson took the loss, allowing a run in five innings of work. The lineup meanwhile committed as many errors as had hits, with three each.

The GCL Tigers used a five run fifth inning to triumph over the GCL Pirates 5-4. Jade Todd got the start and took a no decision, giving up four runs in 3 2/3 innings. Yadiel Polanco got the win in relief, recording two outs. Cole Nelson and Bruce Rondon combined to pitch the final three innings without allowing a run, with Rondon picking up his 15th save. Pete Miller drove in a pair of runs for the club, while Edwin Gomez added a hit, a run and an RBI.

The DSL Tigers picked up a 5-3 win over the DSL Angels on Saturday. Yinni Calderon got the start and a no decision, tossing five shutout innings but seeing Walter Lachapel lose the lead in relief. Carlos Alvarado would earn the win for recording two outs and being the pitcher of record when the team reclaimed the lead. Confesor Lara had two hits including a double and an RBI for the club.

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