May 8th 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 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 Rochester Red Wings 5-1

  • Justin Sellers, Matt Carson and David Cooper: 2-4, 2 1B each
  • Jesus Aguilar (DH): 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI (19), R, BB, K
  • Giovanny Urshela (3B): 1-4, HR (2), 2 RBI (6), R
  • Trevor Bauer (SP): W (4-0), 7.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 9 K
  • Mark Lowe (RP): 1 IP, 1 BB, 3 K

Thursday’s Transactions: C Matt Treanor retired

Friday’s Matchup:  Syracuse Chiefs (18-15) @ Columbus Clippers (17-15) at 7:15 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Chiefs RHP Taylor Hill (4-1, 1.82) vs. Clippers LHP TJ House (1-2, 2.12)

Double-A Akron: Defeated the Altoona Curve 9-7

  • Jordan Smith (RF): 4-4, 3 1B, 2B, 2 R
  • Tyler Naquin (CF): 3-4, 1B, 2 2B, 3 RBI (8), 3 R
  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 3-5, 2 1B, HR (4), 4 RBI (23), R
  • Joe Wendle (2B): 2-4, 1B, 2B, BB
  • Bryan LaHair (1B): 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI (7), BB
  • Kyle Crockett (RP): Sv (5), 1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K

Friday’s Matchup: Altoona Curve (13-19) @ Akron Rubberducks (21-12) at 6:35 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Curve RHP Tyler Sample (2-1, 2.57) vs. Rubberducks LHP Gabriel Arias (3-2, 3.75)

High-A Carolina: Fell to the Salem Red Sox 18-2

    • Ollie Linton (RF): 2-3, 2 1B, 2 BB
    • Jerrud Sabourin (1B): 1-2, 1B, SF, RBI (2)
    • Rob Nixon (RP): 1 IP, 1 H

Friday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (15-13) @ Salem Red Sox (16-14) at 7:05 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Mudcats RHP D.J. Brown (2-1, 1.75) vs. Red Sox RHP Luis Diaz (2-3, 3.95)

Low-A Lake County: Defeated the Bowling Green Hot Rods 5-1

  • Paul Hendrix (2B): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, R
  • Grant Fink (3B): 2-3, 2 HR (3), 2 RBI (13), 2 R, K
  • Eric Haase (C): 2-4, 1B, HR (7), 2 RBI (12), R, 2 K
  • Adam Plutko (SP): W (2-0), 8 IP, 3 H, 13 K

Friday’s Matchup: Bowling Green Hot Rods (15-18) @ Lake County Captains (10-24) at 6:30 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Hot Rods RHP Hunter Wood (1-0, 2.82) vs. Captains RHP Mitch Brown (0-5, 6.57)

Minor League Player of the Day: Adam Plutko

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About tstotsky

I am a graduate of Lake Erie College and a huge baseball fan. I am a beat writer for Indians Baseball Insider, covering the Lake County Captains, Class A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
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