MiLB Recaps: Sorensen Strong in Lakeland Win

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: Mark Sorensen went seven-plus innings as the Flying Tigers cruised to a 9-2 win.

August 18th Games

57-67, 4th in West Division

AA Erie SeaWolves - HARRISBURG 10, ERIE 1
55-68, 6th in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – LAKELAND 9, BREVARD COUNTY 2
26-25, 4th in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - FORT WAYNE 5, WEST MICHIGAN 1
26-25, t-3rd in Eastern Division

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - TRI-CITY 6, CONNECTICUT 0
29-29, 2nd in Stedler Division

R GCL Tigers - PPD: RAIN
23-26, t-4th in North Division

20-42, 5th in SPM

20-46, 7th in VSL

The Mud Hens fell 4-1 to Indianapolis on Wednesday. Charlie Furbush took the loss but turned in a quality start, giving up three runs in six innings of work with two walks and eight strikeouts. Zach Simons then tossed two shutout innings of relief before Luis Marte came on in and allowed one unearned run. The offense managed just six hits, with Michael Bertram driving in Casper Wells, who ripped a double, for the team's only run.

The SeaWolves were hammered on Wednesday, falling to Harrisburg 10-1. Brooks Brown got the start and got roughed up, giving up seven runs on ten hits in 4 1/3 innings of work. Ramon Garcia pitched the final 3 2/3 innings, allowing three more runs. The SeaWolves scattered nine hits but couldn't get a ton going offensively. Brandon Jones did have three hits including a double and an RBI for the club.

The Flying Tigers improved to a game over .500 for the first time in the second half with a 9-2 win over Brevard County. Mark Sorensen got the win, tossing 7 1/3 innings of strong baseball, giving up two runs while striking out four. Wilfredo Ramirez got the final five outs to secure the win. Six players had two-hit games, including Jordan Lennerton who had a solo home run, and Daniel Fields who scored a run and drove in two. Chris Sedon also added a hit and two RBI.

The Whitecaps win streak finally came to an end as Fort Wayne beat them 5-1. Luis Angel Sanz took the loss, giving up two runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. Richard Zumaya also allowed two runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief. The offense managed seven hits, but got just one hit with runners in scoring position. Hernan Perez had two hits and drove in the only run for the club.

The CT-Tigers were shut out by Tri-City on Wednesday, falling 6-0. Josue Carreno took the loss, giving up four runs (just two earned) in five innings of work. He also walked one and struck out six. The lineup meanwhile scattered just four hits while committing four errors that led to three unearned runs total for Tri-City.

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