7/23: Lake County gives up 5 in the 1st, fall to Wisconsin 8-4

EASTLAKE, Ohio –– The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers (17-14, 53-47) got off to a hot start as they scored five runs in the first inning and they rode the big inning to a 8-4 win over the Lake County Captains (15-16, 42-59) on Wednesday night at Classic Park. The Captains have dropped seven straight games.

“Everything has gone wrong for us,” manager Mark Budzinski said of the losing streak. “In four of the six games, we have had bad first innings and we cant come back. Poor execution and bad base running mistakes.”

The Timber Rattlers sent nine men to the plate and scored five runs against Dace Kime. Center fielder Johnny Davis walked and moved to second on a bunt single by second baseman Chris McFarland. Davis and McFarland completed a successful double steal of second and third base. On the throw to third base, catcher Eric Haase threw the ball into left field, bringing home Davis. Kime threw a wild pitch, moving McFarland to third. Designated hitter Michael Ratterree walked and advanced to second on Kime’s second wild pitch. First baseman David Denson singled up the middle to score McFarland and Ratterree. Four batters later, right fielder Jose Pena lined a two-run double to left field to expand the lead to five.

In the bottom half of the first, center fielder Clint Frazier launched his eleventh homerun of the year to right field to cut the lead to four.

The Captains rallied for two runs in the third inning. After the first two batters were retired, second baseman Claudio Bautista and Frazier had back-to-back singles. Right fielder Mike Papi reached on a catcher’s interference call to load the bases. First baseman Nellie Rodriguez lined a two-out single to left center field. Wisconsin led 5-3 after three innings.

Pena struck again in the top of the fourth inning with his seventh homerun of the season to the left field bleachers. Davis singled with one out and McFarland singled to move Davis to third. Haase tried to pickoff Davis at third but the throw was off-line. Davis scored from third and McFarland went to third. Denson singled home McFarland to take a five-run lead.

Kime fell to 5-12 on the year after allowing eight runs (seven earned) on nine hits in four innings. He walked two and fanned two batters. He tied a season high in runs allowed. Lefty Anderson Polanco entered for the fifth inning.

Timber Rattlers’ starter Preston Gainey pitched five innings with four runs allowed (two earned) on six hits. He walked two and struck out three to improve to 3-6 in his seventeenth start. Righthander Seth Harvey took over in the sixth and threw two scoreless innings of one hit ball.

Polanco shut down the Timber Rattlers over three shutout innings. He scattered one hit and retired the final nine batters he faced.

Carlos Melo came in for the eighth inning and avoided another big inning. Wisconsin loaded the bases with two walks and a single. Melo struck out the final batter to extinguish the inning. Justin Brantley tossed a scoreless ninth inning.

Luke Curtis pitched the final two innings with no hits and two strikeouts for Wisconsin.

In the game, Lake County had seven hits total. Frazier had a 3-3 night, his sixth three-hit game. He had two singles and a homer. Rodriguez upped his team-leading RBI total to 56.

The Captains and Timber Rattlers will resume the three game series on Thursday morning. Lake County will send LHP Luis Lugo (5-7, 5.55) to the hill to face another lefty for Wisconsin. LHP Anthony Banda (4-6, 4.27) will make the start for the visitors. First pitch is scheduled for 11:00 a.m.

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7/20: Captains fall to River Bandits in pitching duel, 2-1

DAVENPORT, IA – The Lake County Captains (15-14, 42-57) had the leading run at the plate in the top of the ninth with two outs, but they could not tie the game as they fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits (14-15, 49-49) 2-1 on Sunday evening. The Captains have dropped five-straight games on the heels of a six-game winning streak.

Second baseman Paul Hendrix was on second base with left fielder Dorssys Paulino at the plate with two down. Paulino laced a single to left field and Hendrix made the turn to head home. Left fielder Ronnie Mitchell launched a line-drive throw to cut Hendrix down at the dish to end the game.

Both starting pitchers kept the other team off the board until Quad Cities got on the board in the fourth inning. First baseman Chase McDonald led off with a single and catcher Brian Holbertson followed with a single that moved McDonald to third. Designated hitter Jake Rodriguez executed a safety squeeze to score McDonald.

In the fifth inning, the River Bandits doubled the lead with back-to-back doubles by third baseman  J.D. Davis and Mitchell.

Quad Cities got five shutout innings from their starter, Edison Frias, as he improved to 6-5 this season. Frias scattered three singles in his five innings of work. He walked two and struck out three. Blaine Sims entered for the sixth inning.

Captains’ starter Jordan Milbrath pitched into the sixth inning before leaving. He gave up a one-out single to second baseman Marc Wik before departing. Southpaw Wander Beras entered and Wik stole second base. Beras walked a batter but the runner was stranded at second base.

Milbrath fell to 3-10 despite pitching well on Sunday. He gave up two runs on six hits in five and one third innings. He walked three and fanned one batter.

Beras allowed one hit and two walks in one and two third shutout innings of relief work. Carlos Melo struck out the side in the eighth inning.

Lake County broke a 21 inning scoreless streak with a rally in the ninth. Right fielder Mike Papi and first baseman Nellie Rodriguez coaxed back-to-back walks with one out. Rodriguez was replaced by pinch-runner Claudio Bautista. Hendrix plated Papi with a fielder’s choice that erased Bautista. On the play, Hendrix moved to second on a throwing error. That brought the leading run to the plate with two outs.

Sims allowed one run in four innings to pick up his first save.

The Captains got five singles from five different players in the game.

The Captains will conclude the six-game Iowa road trip with an afternoon game on Monday. Lake County will send RHP Caleb Hamrick (3-5, 6.78) to the mound and the River Bandits will counter with RHP Adrian Houser (4-4, 4.84). First Pitch is at 2:00 PM from Modern Woodman Park in Davenport, IA.

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July 20th 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 Indianapolis Indians 7-5

  • Tyler Holt (CF): 4-5, 4 1B, R, K, CS
  • Giovanny Urshela (3B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (45), R
  • Justin Sellers (SS): 2-4, 1B, HR (2), RBI (29), R
  • Audy Ciriaco (DH): 1-3, 1B, 2 RBI (45), BB, K
  • Justin Masterson (SP): 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 6 K (rehab appearance)
  • Vinnie Pestano (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 K

Sunday’s Transactions: RHP Zach McAllister optioned to Columbus, RHP Justin Masterson added to Columbus on rehab assignment

Monday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (54-49) @ Louisville Bats (50-52) at 7:05 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers RHP Gabriel Arias (3-2, 4.64) vs. Bats RHP Dylan Axelrod (6-7, 4.50)

Double-A Akron: Fell to the Erie Seawolves 5-2

  • Justin Toole (3B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, RBI (13)
  • Jake Lowery (DH): 1-3, 1B, RBI (12), BB, K
  • Tony Wolters (C): 1-3, 2B, BB, 2 K
  • Elvis Araujo (RP): 1 IP, 1 H

Monday’s Matchup: Richmond Flying Squirrels (60-41) @ Akron Rubberducks (57-45) at 7:05 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Flying Squirrels LHP Jack Snodgress (8-3, 3.22) vs. Rubberducks RHP Joe Colon (8-4, 2.53)

High-A Carolina: Defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 4-3

  • Todd Hankins (CF): 3-5, 3 1B, 2 R, K
  • Yandy Diaz (3B): 1-3, 1B, 2 RBI (2), SF
  • Joe Sever (1B): 1-4, 1B, RBI (27). K, HBP
  • Michael Peoples (SP): W (7-7), 5.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 3 K
  • Josh Martin (RP): 2 IP, 1 K
  • Grant Sides (RP): Sv (3), 1 IP 

Monday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (19-12, 48-50) @ Myrtle Beach Pelicans (16-15, 60-39) at 7:05 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Mudcats TBA vs. Pelicans LHP Andrew Faulkner (9-1, 2.08)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits 2-1

  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 1-2, 1B, 2 BB, K
  • Ivan Castillo (SS): 1-3, 1B, SB, K
  • Jordan Milbrath (SP): L (3-10), 5.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 1 K
  • Wander Beras (RP): 1.2 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K
  • Carlos Melo (RP): 1 IP, 3 K

Monday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (15-14, 42-57) @ Quad Cities River Bandits (14-15, 49-49) at 2:00 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains RHP Caleb Hamrick (3-5, 6.78) vs. River Bandits RHP Adrian Houser (4-4, 4.84)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Defeated the Aberdeen Ironbirds 14-3

  • Francisco Mejia (C): 3-4, 1B, 2B, HR (1), 2 RBI (19), K, 4 R, HBP
  • Yonathan Mendoza (SS): 3-5, 2 1B, 2B, 3 RBI (11), 2 R
  • Brad Zimmer (CF): 2-5, 1B, 2B, 3 RBI (11), 2 R, SB
  • Leo Castillo (1B): 2-5, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI (22), 2 R
  • Steven Patterson (3B): 2-5, 2B, 3B
  • Josh McAdams (LF): 2-4, 2 1B, BB, R
  • Drake Roberts (2B): 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI (12), BB, R
  • Kieran Lovegrove (SP): W (2-2), 5 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 1 K

Monday’s Matchup: Aberdeen Ironbirds (10-25) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (14-22) at 7:05 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Ironbirds TBA vs. Scrappers RHP Julian Merryweather (0-1, 4.79)

Rookie League Arizona: Off Day

Monday’s Matchup: AZL Indians (14-10) @ AZL Athletics (11-13) at 10:00 PM

Dominican Summer League: DSL All-Star Game

  • Gabriel Mejia (CF): 1-3, 1B, 2 K
  • Jose Medina (1B): 0-1, SF, RBI (1)
  • Luis Jimenez (RP): 1 IP,1 H, 1 R, 2 K
  • Domingo Jimenez (RP): 1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 

Monday’s Matchup: DSL Indians (22-20) @ DSL Athletics (18-24) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: Kieran Lovegrove

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7/19: Lake County blanked in loss to Quad Cities, 6-0

DAVENPORT, IA – The Quad Cities River Bandits (13-15, 48-49) took advantage of a wild fifth inning to add some insurance runs and the pitching staff held the Lake County Captains (15-13, 42-56) to only three hits. Quad Cities took the series opener 6-0 on Saturday night.

Quad Cities got on the board first in the first with a run against Captains starter Mitch Brown. The first three batters loaded the bases on two singles and a walk. Left fielder Ronnie Mitchell grounded out to second base, scoring the game’s first run.

In the fifth, things got ugly for the Captains. Nine batters stepped to the plate against three different pitchers. Thomas Lindauer led off with a single and James Ramsay tried to sacrifice Lindauer to second. On the bunt, Brown made a throwing error to first, allowing Ramsay to reach. The next batter sacrificed both runners into scoring position before Brown struck out the next batter.

Captains manager Mark Budzinski made the call to the pen in order to bring in Alexis Paredes. Paredes entered and walked Mitchell to load the bases. Paredes had trouble finding the strike zone as he walked the next three batters, Chase McDonaldBrian Holberton, and Marc Wik, scoring three runs in the process. 

Paredes’s night was over as Budzinski brought in reliever Justin Garcia. Garcia struck out the final batter but the damage was done and it was a 4-0 Quad Cities lead.

Brown took the loss, after allowing three runs (one earned) on three hits and one walk in four and two third innings. He struck out seven to tie a season-high and hit two batters. Paredes walked four ,allowed a run and did not retire a batter.

In the sixth, Ramsay tripled with one out to right field. Two batters later, third baseman J.D. Davis scored Ramsay with a sacrifice fly to center field to make the lead 5-0.

On the home side, Michael Feliz improved to 6-2 with seven shutout innings of three-hit ball. He walked three but fanned eight in the game.

Garcia gave up one run on one hit and one walk in one and one third innings of work. He was replaced by Justin Brantley in the seventh inning.

The first batter in the seventh, McDonald took Brantley deep to center field for his eighth homerun of the year, giving the River Bandits a 6-0 lead and that was the final score.

Brantley surrendered a run on two hits in two innings of work.

Tyler Brunnemann completed the shutout for Quad Cities with two perfect innings and three strikeouts.

Despite only having three hits, two of the hits were doubles by catcher Eric Haase and left fielder Dorssys Paulino. First baseman Nellie Rodriguez singled as well.

The Captains will look to break their four game slide as they return to action against the River Bandits. RHP Jordan Milbrath (3-9, 3.38) will start for the Captains against RHP Edison Frias (5-5, 6.14) for Quad Cities. First pitch is at 6:00 PM Eastern Time.

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July 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 Indianapolis Indians 15-5

  • Carlos Moncrief (RF): 3-4, 3 1B, RBI (43), BB, R, K
  • Giovanny Urshela (3B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, RBI (43), R, BB
  • Jose Ramirez (2B): 2-5, 1B, 2B, K
  • Audy Ciriaco (1B): 1-3, HR (9), 3 RBI (43), R

Saturday’s Transactions: RHP Zach McAllister recalled to Cleveland

Sunday’s Matchup: Indianapolis Indians (55-47) @ Columbus Clippers (54-48) at 6:05 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Indians RHP Casey Sadler (8-2, 2.41) vs. Clippers RHP Justin Masterson (rehab appearance)

Double-A Akron Game 1: Fell to the Erie Seawolves 5-2

  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 2-3, 1B, 2B, R, SB
  • Jordan Smith (CF): 2-3, 2 1B, K
  • Anthony Gallas (RF): 1-3, HR (8), 2 RBI (26), R, 2 K
  • Adam Miller (RP): 2 IP, 2 H, 1 K

Double-A Akron Game 2: Fell to the Erie Seawolves 4-2

  • Anthony Gallas (RF): 2-3, 1B, HR (9), RBI (27), R
  • Adam Abraham (3B): 1-2, 1B, SF, RBI (8)
  • Giovanni Soto (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 1 K

 

Sunday’s Matchup: Erie Seawolves (47-53) @ Akron Rubberducks (57-44) at 2:05 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Seawolves RHP Warwick Saupold (5-8, 5.83) vs. Rubberducks RHP Duke von Schamann (3-5, 4.61)

High-A Carolina: Defeated the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 17-2

  • Jerrud Sabourin (LF): 5-6, 2 1B, 2B, 3B, HR (3), 3 RBI (26), 3 R (hit for the cycle)
  • Alex Monsalve (DH): 3-5, 1B, 2B, HR (5), 4 RBI (41), 3 R, BB
  • Erik Gonzalez (SS): 3-6, 3 1B, RBI (46), BB, 2 R
  • Jeremy Lucas (C): 2-3, 1B, HR (8), RBI (46), 5 R, 2 BB, K, HBP
  • Joe Sever (1B): 1-5, 1B, 3 RBI (26), BB
  • Ryan Merritt (SP): W (10-3), 6.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 9 K, 2 HBP
  • Ben Heller (RP): 1 IP, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Benny Suarez (RP): 1.1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K

Sunday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (18-12, 47-50) @ Myrtle Beach Pelicans (16-14, 60-38) at 6:05 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Mudcats RHP Michael Peoples (6-7, 4.65 ERA) vs. Pelicans RHP Ryan Bores (0-1, 3.55)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the Quad Cities River Bandits 6-0

  • Eric Haase (C): 1-4, 2B, 2 K
  • Dorssys Paulino (LF): 1-3, 2B, BB, K
  • Mitch Brown (SP): L (2-8), 4.2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 7 K, 2 HBP
  • Justin Brantley (RP): 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K

Sunday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (15-13), (42-56) @ Quad Cities River Bandits (13-15), (48-49) at 6:00 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains RHP Jordan Milbrath (3-9, 3.38) vs. River Bandits RHP Edison Frias (5-5, 6.14)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Defeated the Aberdeen Ironbirds 5-3

  • D’Vone McClure (DH): 2-4, 2 1B, BB, K, 2 R
  • Brad Zimmer (CF): 1-4, HR (1), 2 RBI (8), R
  • Greg Allen (RF): 1-2, 1B, RBI (12), 2 BB, R, SB
  • J.P. Feyereisen (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 3 K
  • Luis Dejesus (RP): W (2-2), 3 IP, 1 H, 6 K

Sunday’s Matchup: Aberdeen Ironbirds (10-24) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (13-22) at 5:05 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Ironbirds TBD vs. Scrappers RHP Kieran Lovegrove (1-2, 5.40)

Rookie League Arizona: Fell to the AZL Giants 15-3

  • Bryson Myles (CF): 1-4, HR (2), RBI (3), R, K
  • David Armendariz (LF): 1-4, HR (2), RBI (8), R
  • Bobby Bradley (1B): 1-2, 2B, R, BB

Saturday’s Transactions: OF Victor Cabral was released, C Gian Paul Gonzalez was assigned

Sunday’s Matchup: Off Day

Dominican Summer League: Off Day

Sunday’s Matchup: DSL All-Star Game

Minor League Player of the Day: Jerrud Sabourin

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7/17: Lake County falls to Cedar Rapids 4-3

CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia. ­–– The Lake County Captains (15-11, 42-54) fell behind early and attempted a late-inning rally but was unsuccessful as the Cedar Rapids Kernels (13-13, 44-52) took the second straight game of the series by a 4-3 final score.

Just like Wednesday night, Cedar Rapids took an early lead in the first inning. Second baseman Ryan Walker coaxed a leadoff walk and then he stole second base. First baseman Chad Christensenwalked, putting runners at first and second with one out. CatcherMitch Garver singled to load the bases. Right fielder Alex Swimsingled home Walker and Christensen to take a 2-0 lead. Centerfielder Jason Kanzler singled to reload the bases but Captains’ starter Dace Kime got out of any further damage.

Lake County got four singles in the first four innings against Kohl Stewart, the Twins’ 2013 1st round draft pick (4thoverall) but could not get a runner past second base.

In the top of the fourth inning, third baseman Paul Hendrix batted with runners on first and second with two outs. Stewart got Hendrix to strike out to end the inning. Hendrix said a few choice words to home plate umpire Adrian Gonzalez and was ejected from the ballgame.

The Kernels added another run in the fourth inning to make the lead three runs. Designated hitter J.D. Williamswalked and stole second base before crossing the plate on shortstop Engelb Vielma’s RBI single to center field.

Kime pitched into the fifth inning before coming out of the game for southpaw Wander Beras. Kime fell to 5-11 on the year after giving up three runs on five hits in four and two thirds innings. He walked four and struck out four batters.

On the home side, Stewart pitched five shutout innings to earn his third win of the season. He scattered four hits and three strikeouts. Jared Wilson entered for the sixth inning and pitched two scoreless framed to follow.

Kanzler opened the sixth inning with a triple to right field. Beras uncorked a wild pitch to the backstop that brought Kanzler home from third.

Beras surrendered one run on one hit in one and one third of an inning. Righty Trevor Frank came in relief for the seventh and retired the side with two strikeouts.

Lake County added their first run of the game in the eighth inning against reliever Hudson Boyd. Second basemanClaudio Bautista tripled with one out to left field. Center fielder Clint Frazier grounded out to short, scoring Bautista. The Captains were down 4-1.

Justin Brantley worked around a single in the eighth inning to keep the Kernels scoreless.

The Captains started a rally in the ninth inning but unfortunately came up short. After retiring the first two batters,Nick Burdi walked the next two batters. A Burdi wild pitch moved both runners into scoring position. Right fielderJorge Martinez singled home both runners to make it a one-run game. Shortstop Ivan Castillo singled to left field, but the tying run was thrown out at third base to end the game.

Burdi picked up his first save despite two runs allowed in the ninth.

The Captains outhit the Kernels eight to seven in the game. Castillo and catcher Eric Haase led the Captains with two hits each. Frazier’s hitting streak was extended to nine games while Hendrix’s and Nellie Rodriguez’s were snapped.

The Captains will look to avoid the sweep on Friday night in Cedar Rapids. Captains LHP Luis Lugo (5-7, 5.56) will take to the mound against Kernels RHP Aaron Slegers (6-6, 4.89) at 7:35 p.m.

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July 16th 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: Triple-A All-Star Game in Durham, NC

  • Jesus Aguilar (1B): 0-4, 2 K

Thursday’s Matchup: Indianapolis Indians (53-46) @ Columbus Clippers (53-46) at 7:05 PM

Thursday’s Pitching Matchup: Indians RHP Brandon Cumpton (4-1, 1.76) vs. Clippers RHP Danny Salazar (3-6, 4.50)

Double-A Akron: Eastern League All-Star Game in Altoona, PA

  • Francisco Lindor (2B): 0-2, BB, R, K
  • Shawn Armstrong (RP): 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 K, 

Thursday’s Matchup: Erie Seawolves (44-52) @ Akron Rubberducks (56-41) at 7:05 PM

Thursday’s Pitching Matchup: Seawolves TBA vs. Rubberducks Will Roberts (9-9, 3.67)

High-A Carolina: Defeated the Lynchburg Hillcats 4-3

  • Luigi Rodriguez (RF): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (19), R, K, CS
  • Jerrud Sabourin (DH): 2-4, 2 1B, R, K, SB
  • Erik Gonzalez (SS): 1-2, 3B, SF, RBI (45), BB, K, R
  • Jeremy Lucas (C): 1-4, 1B, RBI (45), K
  • Joe Sever (1B): 1-3, 2B, R, BB, K
  • D.J. Brown (SP): 6.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 K, HBP
  • Jacob Lee (RP): W (2-0), 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 K
  • Grant Sides (RP): Sv (2), 1 IP, 2 BB

Wednesday’s Transactions: RHP Cole Sulser assigned to Carolina, OF Bryson Myles sent to Arizona on a rehab assignment

Thursday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (17-10, 46-48) @ Lynchburg Hillcats (11-15, 45-51) at 7:05 PM

Thursday’s Pitching Matchup: Mudcats RHP Cole Sulser (2-4, 4.31) vs. Hillcats RHP Cody Scarpetta (3-3, 3.00)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the Cedar Rapids Kernels 10-4

  • Brian Ruiz (RF): 2-4, 1B, 2B, RBI (16), R, K
  • Ivan Castillo (SS): 1-4, 3B, 2 RBI (11), K
  • Paul Hendrix (3B): 1-4, 3B, R, K
  • Nellie Rodriguez (DH): 1-4, 1B, RBI (53)
  • Carlos Melo (RP): 2 IP, 1 BB, 3 K

Wednesday’s Transactions: OF Torsten Boss placed on the DL (left calf strain) retro to 7/13, INF/OF Mike Papi assigned from Mahoning Valley

Thursday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (15-10, 42-53) @ Cedar Rapids Kernels (12-13, 43-52) at 7:35 PM

Thursday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains RHP Dace Kime (5-10, 4.76) vs. Kernels RHP Kohl Stewart (2-5, 2.58)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Defeated the Connecticut Tigers 4-0

  • Greg Allen (RF): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, R, CS
  • Steven Patterson (2B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, R, K
  • Brad Zimmer (CF): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (6), R
  • T.J. House (SP): 5 IP, 2 H, 4 K
  • Bullpen (Luis Dejesus, Jose Zapata, Luke Eubank): 4 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 4 K

Wednesday’s Transactions: INF/OF Mike Papi assigned to Lake County from Mahoning Valley

Thursday’s Matchup: Connecticut Tigers (15-17) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (11-21) at 7:05 PM

Thursday’s Pitching Matchup: Tigers RHP A.J. Ladwig (0-1, 4.50) vs. Scrappers RHP Cameron Hill (0-1, 1.06)

Rookie League Arizona: Defeated the AZL Brewers 19-1

  • Bobby Bradley (1B): 4-5, 2 1B, 2B, HR (3), 7 RBI (22), BB, K, 2 R
  • Silento Sayles (CF): 3-5, 2 1B, 3B, 2 RBI (3), BB, 3 R, 2 SB
  • Bryson Myles (DH): 2-3, 2B, HR (1), 2 RBI (2), 2 R
  • Alexis Pantoja (SS): 2-6, 1B, 2B, RBI (7), 2 R
  • Kevin Calderon (C): 2-3, 2 2B, 2 RBI (3), R
  • Victor Cabral (RF): 1-4, 1B, RBI (5), BB, 2 R
  • Dylan Baker (SP): 3 IP, 1 BB, 5 K 
  • Thomas Pannone (RP): W (4-0), 3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 7 K
  • Johan Puello (RP): 2 IP, 2 K
  • Jordan Punatov (RP): 1 IP, 2 BB, 2 K

Wednesday’s Transactions: OF Bryson Myles added on rehab assignment from Akron

Thursday’s Matchup: AZL Indians (11-10) @ AZL Brewers (14-7) at 10:00 PM

Dominican Summer League: Fell to the DSL Rays 10-8 in 10 innings

  • Erlin Cerda (3B): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (12), BB, 2 R, SB
  • Juan Garcia (DH): 2-5, 2 1B, RBI (7), R
  • Jose Medina (1B): 1-5, 3B, RBI (32), K
  • Junior Soto (RF): 1-4, 3B, R, K

Thursday’s Matchup: DSL Astros Blue (18-22) @ DSL Indians (21-19) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: Bobby Bradley 

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