MiLB Recaps: Hens Wrap Season on High Note

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 day's action. Featured performance: Toledo closed the season strong and concluded 2010 with a strong showing over Columbus.

September 6th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - TOLEDO 5, COLUMBUS 2
70-73, 4th in West Division

AA Erie SeaWolves - AKRON 9, ERIE 2
66-76, 6th in Western Division

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – END OF SEASON
34-34, 4th in North Division

A West Michigan Whitecaps - FORT WAYNE 11, WEST MICHIGAN 8
36-34, 3rd in Eastern Division

SS-A Connecticut Tigers - END OF SEASON
38-37, 2nd in Stedler Division

30-28, 3rd in North Division

20-45, 5th in SPM

20-46, 7th in VSL

The Mud Hens wrapped up the 2010 campaign with a 5-2 win over Columbus at Fifth Third Field. Ryan Ketchner got the win, tossing seven strong innings for the club. He gave up two runs on just three hits while walking two and striking out six. Brendan Wise recorded the final four outs of the game to pick up his second save with the Hens. Robinson Diaz belted a two run homer for the club, while Cale Iorg added a pair of doubles, scored a run and ripped an RBI for the team.

The SeaWolves also concluded their 2010 season on Monday, falling in their finale 9-2 to Akron. Anthony Shawler took the loss, giving up four runs in six innings of work. Cory Hamilton came on in relief but didn't do so well, giving up three runs while recording just one out. Three more relievers combined to toss the final 2 2/3 innings of work, allowing two more runs, but the game was already out of reach. John Murrian drove in a pair of runs for the club, while Billy Nowlin added two hits including a triple and scored a run.

The Whitecaps concluded the regular season with an 11-8 loss to Fort Wayne before the 'Caps get ready to start the Midwest League playoffs. Four pitchers got to the mound for the 'Caps, but not a single one was able to exit without allowing a run. Richard Zumaya got the start and took the loss, allowing three runs (one earned) in 2 2/3 innings. Kevan Hess then allowed two runs in three innings, followed up by Jordan Pratt's four runs in 1 1/3 innings, and finally Antonio Cruz allowed two runs in the last inning. Jimmy Gulliver had a big game at the plate, with three hits, falling a double shy of the cycle, scoring twice and driving in three runs. Tony Plagman also added two hits and three RBI.

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