May 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 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 Syracuse Chiefs 8-3

  • Carlos Moncrief (RF): 3-3, 1B, 2B, HR (2), RBI (10), 3 R, SAC
  • Elliot Johnson/Giovanny Urshela/Ryan Rohlinger: 2 hits, 2 1B, 1 RBI each
  • Justin Sellers (SS): 1-4, 1B, 2 RBI (15)
  • Austin Adams (RP): W (2-1), 1.1 IP, 3 H, 2 K
  • Vinnie Pestano (RP): 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K
  • Mike Zagurski (RP): 1 scoreless IP

Sunday’s Transactions: RHP Duke von Schamann assigned to Columbus from Akron

Monday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (22-20) @ Syracuse Chiefs (21-22) at 7:00 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers TBD vs. Chiefs RHP Taylor Hill (5-1, 1.99)

Double-A Akron: Defeated the Erie Seawolves 2-1

  • Tyler Holt (DH): 2-4, 1B, 3B, RBI (10), R
  • Tyler Naquin (CF): 2-5, 1B, 2B, K
  • Tony Wolters/Bryson Myles: 2 hits, 2 1B each
  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 1-4, 1B, RBI (28), K
  • Cody Anderson (SP): 5 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K
  • Jordan Cooper (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB
  • J.C. Ramirez (RP): W (1-0), 2 scoreless innings (Indians organization debut)

Sunday’s Transactions: RHP Duke von Schamann assigned to Akron from Columbus

Monday’s Matchup: Akron Rubberducks (28-14) @ Altoona Curve (16-25) at 6:30 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Rubberducks LHP Gabriel Arias (5-2, 3.65) vs. Curve LHP Joely Rodriguez (1-4, 4.98)

High-A Carolina: Defeated the Salem Red Sox 3-1

  • Todd Hankins (2B): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (17), SB
  • Ryan Battaglia (C): 1-3, 2B, RBI (2), R, K, BB
  • Shawn Morimando (SP): W (5-2), 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 3 BB, 4 K
  • Grant Sides (RP): 1 IP, 2 BB, 2 K
  • Elvis Araujo (RP): Sv (2), 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K

Monday’s Matchup: Scheduled off day

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps 9-3

  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 2-4, 2B, HR (7), 3 RBI (20), R, K
  • Grant Fink/Claudio Bautista: 2B each
  • Trevor Frank (RP): 1 IP, 1 H
  • Wander Beras (RP): 1 IP, 2 H, 1 K

Monday’s Matchup: Fort Wayne Tincaps (17-25) @ Lake County Captains (13-30) at 6:30 PM

Monday’s Pitching Matchup: Tincaps RHP Kyle Lloyd (1-1, 1.74) vs. Captains RHP Adam Plutko (2-1, 4.58)

Minor League Player of the Day: Carlos Moncrief/Shawn Morimando

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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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