August 19th Minor League Daily

Every night throughout the 2014 minor league season, I will post this to recap the games that occur that day. I will look at some of the best performances, announce a player of the day and give the next day’s pitching matchups. Follow @IndiansSystem on Twitter and Like the Indians System on Facebook for up-to-date scores and stats! 

Triple-A Columbus: Fell to the Toledo Mud Hens 9-1

  • Jesus Aguilar (1B): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B
  • Carlos Moncrief (DH): 2-3, 1B, 2B, BB
  • Matt Carson (RF): 1-4, 2B, R, K
  • Justin Sellers (2B): 0-2, SF, RBI (33)

Tuesday’s Transactions: OF Tyler Holt recalled to Cleveland, RHP Shawn Armstrong assigned from Akron

Wednesday’s Matchup: Toledo Mud Hens (64-67) @ Columbus Clippers (71-60) at 7:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Mud Hens LHP Kyle Ryan (1-0, 2.25) vs. Clippers RHP Tyler Cloyd (10-7, 3.98)

Double-A Akron: Fell to the Altoona Curve 7-2 in 7 1/3 innings (rain-shortened)

  • Justin Toole (3B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, R, K, CS
  • Ollie Linton (CF): 2-4, 2 1B, R, K
  • Anthony Gallas (DH): 1-3, 1B, RBI (42), BB, K
  • Joe Wendle (2B): 0-3, SF, RBI (46)

Tuesday’s Transactions: RHP Shawn Armstrong assigned to Columbus, 2B Joe Wendle activated from the DL

Wednesday’s Matchup: Altoona Curve (55-74) @ Akron Rubberducks (70-59) at 7:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Curve RHP Angel Sanchez (0-1, 4.50) vs.Rubberducks RHP Cody Anderson (4-9, 4.57)

High-A Carolina: Defeated the Frederick Keys 6-2

  • Jerrud Sabourin (LF): 2-4, 1B, HR (5), 3 RBI (41), BB, R
  • Yhoxian Medina (SS): 2-4, 1B, 2B, 2 R, BB
  • Torsten Boss (RF): 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI (9), BB, K
  • Eric Haase (DH): 1-3, 2B, RBI (5), BB
  • Yandy Diaz (3B): 0-1, 4 BB, 2 R, K
  • Ryan Merritt (SP): W (13-3), 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 4 K
  • Josh Martin (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 2 K

Wednesday’s Matchup: Frederick Keys (25-30, 57-65) @ Carolina Mudcats (26-30, 55-68) at 7:00 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Keys RHP Branden Kline (8-6, 3.84) vs. Mudcats RHP Dylan Baker (3-2, 5.27)

Low-A Lake County: Defeated the Bowling Green Hot Rods 3-0

  • Richard Stock (C): 2-4, 2B, 3B
  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 1-3, HR (20), 2 RBI (74), R, BB, 2 K
  • Mike Papi (RF): 1-3, HR (3), RBI (11), R, BB, 2 K
  • Anderson Polanco (SP): W (3-0), 5.1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 6 K (13.1 scoreless innings streak)
  • Wander Beras (RP): 2.2 IP, 6 K
  • Carlos Melo (RP): Sv (2), 1 IP, 1 K

Wednesday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (29-27, 56-70) @ Bowling Green Hot Rods (26-31, 58-68) at 8:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains RHP Dace Kime (6-13, 5.09) vs. Hot Rods LHP Ben Griset (2-6, 4.24)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: NYPL All-Star Game @ Brooklyn

  • Greg Allen (CF): 0-2, K
  • Taylor Murphy (LF): 0-2
  • Francisco Mejia (C): 0-0, BB, HBP
  • Sean Brady (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K

Wednesday’s Matchup: Mahoning Valley Scrappers (26-36) @ Williamsport Crosscutters (29-34) at 7:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Scrappers TBA vs. Crosscutters RHP Feliberto Sanchez (2-7, 5.93)

Rookie League Arizona: Off Day

 

Tuesday’s Notes: 1B Bobby Bradley was named Indians Minor League Player Of the Week. Bradley went 6-15 (.400) with 2 2B, 2 HR, 10 RBI with 1.333 OPS in 4 games.

Wednesday’s Matchup: AZL Indians (33-13) @ AZL Brewers (20-27) at 10:30 PM

Dominican Summer League: Defeated the DSL Dodgers 7-0

  • Erlin Cerda (3B): 2-4, 2B, 3 B, 3 RBI (30), SF
  • Jorma Rodriguez (2B): 2-2, 1B, 2B, RBI (31), 3 BB, 2 R, SB
  • Hector Caro (RF): 1-5, 2B, RBI (7), 2 K
  • Gabriel Mejia (LF): 1-3, 1B, RBI (18), BB, 2 R, 2 SB, SF
  • Jose Medina (1B): 1-3, 1B, RBI (55), BB, SF
  • Daniel Gomez (SP): W (7-3), 6 IP, 2 H, 2 K
  • Jhon Ventura (RP): Sv (1), 3 IP, 1 H, 2 BB

Wednesday’s Matchup: DSL Rays (30-38) @ DSL Indians (39-28) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: Anderson Polanco

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8/19: Captains shutout Hot Rods 3-0

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. –– The Lake County Captains (29-27, 56-70) jumped out to a early lead in the first inning and rode a outstanding performance by the pitching staff to take the second game of the series against the Bowling Green Hot Rods (26-31, 58-68) by a final score of 3-0.

The Captains took an early 2-0 lead in the first inning via the longball. After a single and a caught stealing, third baseman Paul Hendrix singled to extend the inning. The next batter, first baseman Nellie Rodriguez took a pitch from right-hander German Marquez over the left center field wall. Rodriguez now has a team-leading 20 homeruns and 71 runs batted in.

With the lead already in hand, southpaw Anderson Polanco took to the mound and dominated the competition. Polanco went four plus innings without allowing a hit before third baseman Pat Blair reached on an infield single. Bowling Green had runners at second and third with one out but they could not score a run.

Marquez took the loss after allowing the homerun to Rodriguez. He gave up two runs on five hits in five innings. He struck out seven before giving way to Josh Kimborowicz in the sixth.

 Polanco pitched into the sixth inning when fellow lefty Wander Beras entered in relief with one on and one out.  Beras struck out the final two batters to keep it a 2-0 lead after six.

Polanco improved to 3-0 on the year with five and one third innings of one-hit ball. He walked one batter and fanned six. Covering the last three starts, Polanco now has a 13.1 inning scoreless streak.

Right fielder Mike Papi launched his third homer of the year to open the seventh inning. The Captains added an insurance run to make the score 3-0.

Beras threw one and two thirds innings of perfect baseball with six strikeouts. Carlos Melo pitched a perfect ninth inning to earn his second save of the year. Captains pitching retired the final 12 batters of the game en route to a one-hit shutout.

Kimborowicz surrendered one run in three innings of work. D.J. Slaton tossed a scoreless ninth despite two walks.

Lake County had six hits in the game. Catcher Richard Stock had two hits, including a double and a triple. The homeruns by Rodriguez and Papi give the Captains 108 on the year.

The Captains will look for a series win against Bowling Green  on Wednesday night.  Captains RHP Dace Kime (6-13, 5.09 ERA) will start against Hot Rods LHP Ben Griset (2-6, 4.24 ERA). First pitch is set for 8:05 p.m.

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August 18th Minor League Daily

Every night throughout the 2014 minor league season, I will post this to recap the games that occur that day. I will look at some of the best performances, announce a player of the day and give the next day’s pitching matchups. Follow @IndiansSystem on Twitter and Like the Indians System on Facebook for up-to-date scores and stats! 

Triple-A Columbus: Defeated the Toledo Mud Hens 11-6

  • Giovanny Urshela (3B): 2-4, 1B, HR (13), 3 RBI (64), 3 R, BB
  • Carlos Moncrief (RF): 2-3, 2 1B, 2 RBI (61), R, SF, K
  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (10), SAC, K
  • Luke Carlin (C): 1-2, 1B, 2 RBI (21), 2 BB, R
  • James Ramsey (CF): 1-3, 2B, RBI (8), 2 BB, R, K
  • Josh Outman (RP): W (2-1), 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 5 K
  • Bryan Price (RP): Sv (1), 3 IP, 3 K

Tuesday’s Matchup: Toledo Mud Hens (63-67) @ Columbus Clippers (71-59) at 7:05 PM

Tuesday’s Pitching Matchup: Mud Hens RHP Shawn Hill (5-5, 4.52) vs. Clippers RHP Kyle Davies (8-7, 3.77)

Double-A Akron: Off Day

Tuesday’s Matchup: Altoona Curve (54-74) @ Akron Rubberducks (70-58) at 7:05 PM

Tuesday’s Pitching Matchup: Curve LHP Jhonathan Ramos (4-5, 3.99) vs. Rubberducks RHP Will Roberts (12-11, 3.97)

High-A Carolina: Off Day

Tuesday’s Matchup: Frederick Keys (25-29, 57-64) @ Carolina Mudcats (25-30, 54-68) at 7:00 PM

Tuesday’s Pitching Matchup: Keys TBA vs. Mudcats TBA

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the Bowling Green Hot Rods 4-3 in 11 innings

  • Paul Hendrix (3B): 4-6, 4 1B, 2 R
  • Dorssys Paulino (LF): 3-4, 3 1B, 2 RBI (31), BB
  • Ivan Castillo (SS): 3-6, 3 1B, R, K, SB, CS
  • Claudio Bautista (2B): 2-5, 2 1B, K
  • Jordan Milbrath (SP): 4 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 3 K
  • Luis Dejesus (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 3 K

Tuesday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (28-27, 55-70) @ Bowling Green Hot Rods (28-27, 55-70) at 8:05 PM

Tuesday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains LHP Anderson Polanco (2-0, 2.06) vs. Hot Rods RHP German Marquez (4-5, 3.33)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Off Day

Tuesday’s Matchup: All-Star Game @ Brooklyn

Rookie League Arizona: Defeated the AZL Angels 8-4

  • Bobby Bradley (1B): 2-4, 2 1B, 2 R
  • Li-Jen Chu (DH): 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI (18), R, 2 K
  • Gian Paul Gonzalez (C): 1-3, 1B, 2 RBI (4), R, BB
  • Yu-Cheng Chang (SS): 1-4, HR (6), RBI (25), R, K
  • Nathan Winfrey (3B): 1-3, 3B, RBI (18), 2 R, K, HBP
  • Bullpen (Erick Algarin, Argenis Angulo, Jordan Dunatov, Ping-Hsueh Chen): 5 IP, 6 H, 2 BB, 7 K, HBP

Tuesday’s Matchup: Off Day

Dominican Summer League: Defeated the DSL Dodgers 3-1

  • Jose Medina (1B): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (54), K, SB
  • Juan Garcia (DH): 1-4, HR (3), RBI (19), R
  • Luis Jimenez (SP): W (4-3), 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, HBP
  • Henry Martinez (RP): Sv (7), 3 IP, 1 H, 2 K

Tuesday’s Matchup: DSL Dodgers (35-32) @ DSL Indians (38-28) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: Paul Hendrix

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8/18: Lake County Captains lose to Bowling Green in 11 innings

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. –– The Lake County Captains (28-27, 55-70) went 2-11 with runners in scoring position and they left 12 men on base in a 4-3 loss to the Bowling Green Hot Rods (26-30, 58-67) in 11innings on Monday night.  The Hot Rods won the series opener on a bases-loaded wild pitch in the 11th. In the game, both teams combined to leave 25 men on base.

Lake County struck first with a run in the first inning before Bowling Green came to bat. Three of the first five batters reached on two singles and a walk to load the bases.  Hot Rods starter Chris Kirsch hit catcher Sicnarf Loopstok with a pitch to score a run.

The Hot Rods tied the game in the third inning against right-handerJordan Milbrath. Second baseman Kean Wong reached on a bunt single with two outs. Wong advanced to third on a single by first baseman Alexander Simon. Designated hitterOscar Hernandez doubled home Wong to erase the lead. The next batter walked to load the bags but Milbrath escaped the jam without any further damage.

In the top of the fifth inning, the Captains regained the lead. Third baseman Paul Hendrix singled and moved to second base on a Kirsch wild pitch. Designated hitter Nellie Rodriguez walked before left fielder Dorssys Paulinosingled home Hendrix from second. Paulino’s 30th RBI marked the end of Kirsch’s night. Bowling Green went to the bullpen with two on and one out to bring in Andrew Hanse. Hanse entered and retired the final two batters.

Kirsch went four and one third innings with two runs allowed. He gave up eight hits, two walks and he hit a batter. He tied a season-high with seven strikeouts. Entering Monday’s game, Kirsch won his last six starts but received a no-decision.

Milbrath got a no-decision as he only pitched four innings. He was charged with one run allowed on five hits. He walked two and fanned three. Luis Dejesus entered for the fifth inning.

Dejesus threw two scoreless innings with one hit and three strikeouts. Robbie Aviles relieved Dejesus in the seventh inning.

Centerfielder Spencer Edwards opened the home half of the seventh with a walk. Third baseman Douglas Duranput down a bunt that he beat out at first base, moving Edwards to second. Shortstop Pat Blair put both runners in scoring position with a sacrifice bunt to third. Wong singled home both runs to give BG the 3-2 lead. Simon followed with a single and a wild pitch with two outs put runners at second and third. Aviles got the next batter to pop out to end the inning.

Lake County could not cash in on a key opportunity in the eighth inning. First baseman Grant Fink walked and got to third on a single by second baseman Claudio Bautista. Right-hander William Gabay relieved Hanse and got the final out via the groundball.

Hanse scattered three hits and two walks across three and one third scoreless innings of relief work. He struck out two batters.

Down to their final three outs, Lake County tied the game in the ninth inning. Hendrix singled for the fourth time and Rodriguez walked for the third time, putting two on and one out. Paulino singled up the middle for his 2nd RBI knock of the night and third hit overall.

Caleb Hamrick took the ball from Aviles to attempt to send the game into extra innings. Aviles allowed two runs on three hits in two innings.

Hamrick walked Wong with one out in the ninth inning. Wong stole second and moved to third on a groundout. Hernandez was hit by a Hamrick fastball with two outs. With runners on the corners, left fielder James Harrisattempted a bunt but he popped out to end the frame.

The Captains had the leading run on first in the tenth inning but the runner was picked off and the Captains did not get another runner on.

The Hot Rods won the game in the eleventh inning with the bases loaded. Two singles and a walk loaded the bases with one out. Hamrick struck out his sixth batter before he uncorked a wild pitch to plate the winning run. Bowling Green won 4-3.

Hamrick took the loss, surrendering the winning run on two hits and two walks in two and two third innings. He fell to 3-9 on the year.

Despite blowing the save, Gabay picked up his second win of the year with one run allowed in three and one third innings.

The Captains had 14 hits in the game. Hendrix led the way with his team-leading third 4-hit game. Paulino had three hits and shortstop Ivan Castillo added three hits.

The Captains and Hot Rods will continue the three game series on Tuesday night in Bowling Green. LHP Anderson Polanco (2-0, 2.06) will start for the visitors against RHP German Marquez (4-5, 3.33) for Bowling Green. First pitch from Bowling Green Ballpark is scheduled for 8:05 p.m.

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The Midwest League Traveler comes to Lake County

Most die-hard baseball fans dream of one day traveling around the country to visit all of the ballparks in a certain region or league and said they did it. Something on my bucket list is to travel and watch a baseball game in all 30 Major League ballparks throughout my life. 

The Tour

In 2011, Craig Wieczorkiewicz, of Madison, Wisconsin, decided to take a negative thing and turn it into a positive thing. When the newspaper he wrote for unfortunately downsized, he lost his job. After speaking with his wife Laura, Wieczorkiewicz began his time as the Midwest League Traveler. “I had her blessing. That was the key to the whole thing.”

In spurts throughout the summer between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Wieczorkiewicz made stops at all 16 ballparks from Wisconsin to Ohio. He started at the nearest ballpark in Beloit and ended in Eastlake, Ohio at Classic Park. Wieczorkiewicz went to 64 games total, including the entire Midwest League Championship Series and three other playoff games.

Along the way, Wieczorkiewicz created mwltraveler.com as a travelogue of the journey and to interact with the fans around the country. “I love being the Midwest League guy online. I love to interact with fans on Twitter” His Twitter handle is @ MWLTraveler. 

Wieczorkiewicz is in the works of taking the blog and turning that into a book that could be published in 2015. ‘I’m currently writing a book about the ballparks and my experiences at them and in the communities where they are located.”

Love of Baseball

Wieczorkiewicz grew up in the Chicago suburbs as a kid. Growing up near a town with two MLB franchises, he chose the Chicago Cubs as his favorite team. Despite all of the struggles over the years, Wieczorkiewicz believes that the future is bright for the Cubbies. “They have a great group of top prospects that will make a difference over the next few years, Jorge Soler, Javier Baez, Kris Bryant and Arismendy Alcantara.”

Baez showed his stuff as a top prospect as made his MLB debut on August 5th. He hit his first homerun in that game and had three homers in his first three games. 

“My favorite player of all-time was Greg Maddux. That is why I am making the trip to Cooperstown, to watch his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend.”

Wieczorkiewicz became acquainted with the Midwest League when he saw the Kane County Cougars in Geneva, Illinois in 1991. Towards the end of the 90’s, he moved to the north central part of Illinois. From there, he visited the MWL parks within one day of his house, including the Peoria Chiefs.

“I love baseball. I love to go watch a game and then write about it. It doesn’t matter to me if it is independent league ball, minor league baseball or even college teams.” 

The Ballparks 

When Wieczorkiewicz took his tour, his favorite ballpark to visit was Parkview Field, the home of the Fort Wayne Tincaps. “The ballpark is very spacious, the people are really friendly and it has a lot of amenities.” Wieczorkiewicz also named Fifth Third Field (Dayton) and Fifth Third Ballpark (West Michigan) as some of the best ballparks in the league. 

Wieczorkiewicz was asked for his favorite part of Classic Park, throughout his visits to Eastlake. “My favorite part is the Walk of Fame in right field.” The Captains made a section of the right field concourse dedicated to the former Captains (players and coaches) that have made it to the Major Leagues.  

He noted three ballparks that are older but they have a feeling all to themselves. Pohlman Field (Beloit), Community Field (Burlington) and Ashford University Field (Clinton) are the smaller ballparks on the circuit. “There are no far-back seats at those parks.”

“I’m a baseball romantic…For me, this is a labor of love.” 

Interact with Craig at mwltraveler.com or on Twitter @MWLTraveler. I enjoy talking with him about stuff about the Midwest League. 

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8/14: Captains rally to beat Dragons, 4-3

EASTLAKE, OH- Paul Hendrix overcame a rough night in the field where he made two errors in key spots but he made up for it with a homerun when it counted. His two-run homerun in the seventh inning completed the rally in which the Lake County Captains (26-25, 53-68) defeated the Dayton Dragons (25-27, 61-59) 4-3 on Thursday night. The Captains won the three game series.

The Captains jumped out to a 1-0 lead with three straight singles in the second inning. Right fielder Mike Papi and left fielder Dorssys Paulino singled before catcher Richard Stock  laced a RBI single through the right side, scoring Papi.

Starter Sal Romano goes four innings for Dayton with four hits and one run allowed. He walked one and struck out five. Evan Mitchell entered for the fifth inning in relief.

On the home side, lefty Anderson Polanco pitched a season-high five innings before giving way to Justin Brantley. Polanco scattered two singles and two walks in keeping the Dragons scoreless. Polanco struck out a season-high eight batters.

“Polanco gave us a season-high in innings. He threw a lot of strikes and kept us in the game as he put up zeroes, said Budzinski.

Lake County added a run in the fifth against Mitchell to double the lead. Centerfielder Clint Frazier coaxed a one-out walk and stole second base. First baseman Nellie Rodriguez lined a two-out double to the right-center field gap to plate Frazier.

Mitchell surrendered one run on two hits in two innings of relief. He struck out five of the nine batters he faced.

Dayton gained the lead with a three-run sixth inning. Designated hitter Jon Matthews walked before second baseman Ronald Bueno reached on an infield single. Left fielder Phil Ervin walked to load the bases with one out. Captains second baseman Paul Hendrix booted a groundball that allowed every runner to advance and Matthews to score. Catcher Jose Ortiz lined a two-run single to left field.

Brantley gave up three runs on two hits and two walks in one inning of work. Southpaw Wander Beras followed him to the mound in the seventh.

Nolan Becker replaced Mitchell for the seventh inning. Frazier singled into center field and trotted home on Hendrix’s homerun to left field. The Captains took a 4-3 lead. Becker fell to 1-2 with the loss.

“He got a 0-2 pitch, a breaking ball and hit it well to left field to put us up in the game,” said Mark Budzinski on Hendrix’s homerun.

Beras ran into a jam when Hendrix made his second error of the game. A walk and a stolen base put runners on the corners with one out. Beras got an unassisted double play at first to escape the jam. Beras threw two scoreless innings to improve to 3-2 on the year,.

Alejandro Chacin pitched a scoreless eighth inning to keep the game at one run.

Trevor Frank earned his thirteenth save of the year with a perfect ninth inning.

The Captains had eight hits in the game to Dayton’s four. Paulino had a two-hit game to lead the Captains. Lake County hitters struck out 15 times in the win.

Lake County will travel to Fort Wayne for a three game series on Friday night. RHP Dace Kime (6-13, 5.04) will start for the Captains against RHP Kyle Lloyd (5-4, 3.97) for the Tincaps. First pitch from Parkview Field is at 7:00 PM.

 

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August 14th Minor League Daily

Every night throughout the 2014 minor league season, I will post this to recap the games that occur that day. I will look at some of the best performances, announce a player of the day and give the next day’s pitching matchups. Follow @IndiansSystem on Twitter and Like the Indians System on Facebook for up-to-date scores and stats! 

Triple-A Columbus: Defeated the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 7-4

  • James Ramsey (CF): 5-5, 3 1B, 2B, HR (2), 4 RBI (7), R
  • Giovanny Urshela (3B): 2-5, 1B, HR (11), 2 RBI (56), 2 R, K
  • Justin Sellers (SS): 2-3, 2 1B, BB, K
  • Matt Carson (RF): 1-4, HR (9), RBI (28), R, K
  • Michael Bourn (DH): 0-4, 2 K
  • Bryan Price (RP): 2 IP, 3 K
  • Mark Lowe (RP): Sv (17), 1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K

Friday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (68-58) @ Toledo Mud Hens (62-64) at 7:00 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers RHP Tyler Cloyd (9-7, 4.05) vs. Mud Hens LHP Mike Belfiore (5-5, 3.23)

Double-A Akron Game 1: Defeated the Portland Sea Dogs 4-2

  • Justin Toole (3B): 2-4, 2 1B, 2 RBI (24)
  • Jaime Pedroza (SS): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (1), R, K
  • Anthony Gallas (DH): 1-2, HR (13), RBI (39), R, 2 BB, K
  • Will Roberts (SP): W (12-11), 5 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 1 K
  • Enosil Tejeda (RP): 1 scoreless IP
  • Shawn Armstrong (RP): Sv (15), 1 IP, 2 K

Double-A Akron Game 2: Defeated the Portland Sea Dogs 1-0

  • Ronny Rodriguez (2B): 2-3, 2 1B, K
  • Jaime Pedroza (SS): 1-3, HR (1), RBI (2), R (GW HR in 7th)
  • Ollie Linton (CF): 1-1, 1B, 3 BB, SB, CS
  • Cody Anderson (SP): 5 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Louis Head (RP): W (1-1), 2 IP, 3 H, 2 K

 

Friday’s Matchup: Akron Rubberducks (69-56) @ New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-64) at 7:05 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Rubberducks LHP Shawn Morimando (1-4, 3.78) vs. Fisher Cats RHP Casey Lawrence (9-6, 3.23)

High-A Carolina: Fell to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 1-0

  • Yhoxian Medina (SS): 1-4, 2B, K
  • Torsten Boss (2B): 1-3, 3B
  • Adam Plutko (SP): L (3-8), 7 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Ben Heller (RP): 1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K

Thursday’s Transactions: C Eric Haase assigned from Lake County 

 

Friday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (26-26, 54-65) @ Potomac Nationals (26-22, 64-53) at 7:00 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Mudcats RHP Mike Clevinger (0-0, 9.00) vs Nationals LHP Matt Spann (8-5, 4.33)

Low-A Lake County: Defeated the Dayton Dragons 4-3

  • Dorssys Paulino (LF): 2-4, 2 1B, 2 K
  • Paul Hendrix (2B): 1-4, HR (12), 2 RBI (39), R, K
  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 1-4, 2B, RBI (69), K
  • Anderson Polanco (SP): 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 8 K
  • Wander Beras (RP): W (3-2), 2 IP, 2 BB, 1 K
  • Trevor Frank (RP): Sv (13), 1 IP

Thursday’s Transactions: C Eric Haase assigned to Carolina, C Sicnarf Loopstok assigned from AZL Indians

Friday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (26-25, 53-68) @ Fort Wayne Tincaps (23-29, 53-68) at 7:05 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains RHP Dace Kime (6-13, 5.04) vs. Tincaps RHP Kyle Lloyd (5-4, 3.97)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Fell to the State College Spikes 8-2

  • Ordomar Valdez (2B): 2-5, 2 2B
  • Leo Castillo (1B): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (38), BB, K
  • Greg Allen (RF): 2-5, 2 1B, RBI (17), R
  • Cortland Cox (RP): 2 IP, 3 K
  • Dominic DeMasi (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K

Friday’s Matchup: Williamsport Crosscutters (27-33) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (25-34) at 7:05 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Crosscutters RHP David Whitehead (3-3, 2.68) vs. Scrappers RHP Nick Maronde (0-0, 0.00)

Rookie League Arizona: Off Day

Thursday’s Transactions: C Sicnarf Loopstok assigned to Lake County

Friday’s Matchup: AZL Padres (13-30) @ AZL Indians (29-13) at 10:00 PM

Dominican Summer League: Defeated the DSL Athletics 11-2

  • Jose Medina (1B): 4-5, 3 1B, 2B, 3 RBI (52), 2 R
  • Gabriel Mejia (LF): 3-4, 3 1B, RBI (17), BB, 3 R, SB, CS
  • Erlin Cerda (3B): 1-5, 1B, 2 RBI (27), R, 2 SB
  • Junior Soto (CF): 1-2, 1B, RBI (19), R, 2 BB
  • Domingo Jimenez (SP): 4 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 5 BB, 5 K
  • Felix Tati (RP): W (1-1), 4 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K

Friday’s Matchup: DSL Royals (37-26) @ DSL Indians (36-27) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: James Ramsey

 

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