May 27th 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 Charlotte Knights 8-6

  • Elliot Johnson (DH): 2-4, 1B, 3B, RBI (4), 2 R
  • Carlos Moncrief (RF):2-4, 2 1B, R, K, SB
  • Audy Ciriaco (1B): 1-4, 1B, 2 RBI (15), K
  • Jose Ramirez, Gio Urshela, Tim Fedroff: 1B, RBI each
  • Kyle Crockett (RP): 1.2 IP, 1 H, 3 K
  • Vinnie Pestano (RP): Sv (3), .1 IP,

Tuesday’s Transactions: 1B Jesus Aguilar recalled to Cleveland, C George Kottaras had contract purchased by Cleveland, RHP Blake Wood designated for assignment, C Chris Wallace transferred from Akron, C Matt Colantonio transferred from Mahoning Valley

Wednesday’s Matchup: Charlotte Knights (16-35) @ Columbus Clippers (24-26) at 10:35 AM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Knights RHP Felipe Paulino (0-3, 9.61) vs. Clippers RHP Travis Banwart (3-1, 3.55)

Double-A Akron: Postponed due to rain, game will be made up on Wednesday at 6:05 PM (DH)

Notes: RHP Cody Anderson was named the Indians Minor League Player of the Week. Anderson, 23, allowed just one run on 5 hits over 6.1 innings in his last start on Saturday vs. Reading, following up a 5.0 IP shutout performance in his previous start on May 18 at Erie. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound righty has allowed one earned run or fewer in 4 of his last 6 starts, notching a pair of 5.0 IP shutouts over that span. Anderson ranks 2nd on the RubberDucks with 51.2 innings on the season and has notched 32 strikeouts against 16 walks.

Tuesday’s Transactions: C Chris Wallace transferred to Columbus from Akron

Wednesday’s Matchup: Akron Rubberducks (31-19) @ Bowie Baysox (28-22) at 6:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup Game 1: Rubberducks RHP Will Roberts (4-5, 4.21) vs. Baysox LHP Eduardo Rodriguez (1-2, 5.57)

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup Game 2: Rubberducks RHP Duke von Schamann (1-0, 2.97) vs. Baysox LHP Anthony Vasquez (0-3, 4.29)

High-A Carolina: Fell to the Wilmington Blue Rocks 6-0

  • Yhoxian Medina (SS): 2-2, 2 1B
  • Jeremy Lucas (DH): 1-3, 2B, K
  • Ryan Merritt (SP): L (6-2), 7 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 8 K
  • Rob Nixon (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K

Tuesday’s Transactions: INF Erik Gonzalez activated off the Disabled List, INF Torsten Boss assigned to Lake County from Carolina, OF Ollie Linton activated from the Disabled List and transferred to Akron (retro to 5/26)

Wednesday’s Matchup: Wilmington Blue Rocks (26-24) @ Carolina Mudcats (22-27) at 7:00 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Blue Rocks RH Miguel Almonte (2-2, 5.33) vs. Mudcats RHP Cole Susler (1-4, 4.60)

Low-A Lake County: Defeated the Great Lakes Loons 3-2 in 10 innings

  • Eric Haase (C): 2-4, 1B, HR (10), 2 RBI (18), 2 R, K
  • Brian Ruiz (RF): 2-2, 2 1B, CS, HBP
  • Grant Fink (3B): 1-4, 1B, RBI (25), 2 K (GW RBI 1B in 10th)
  • Dace Kime (SP): 5 IP, 1 H, 2 R, 3 BB, 1 K
  • Luis Lugo (RP): W (2-4), 5 IP, 0 H, 3 BB, 3 K

Tuesday’s Transactions: INF Torsten Boss assigned to Lake County from Carolina

Wednesday’s Matchup: South Bend Silver Hawks (32-19) @ Lake County Captains (18-34) at 6:30 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Silver Hawks RHP Sean Furney (0-1, 1.86) vs. Captains RHP Jordan Milbrath (1-4, 2.68)

Minor League Player of the Day: Luis Lugo


About Tyler Stotsky

I graduated from Lake Erie College with my Bachelor's Degree in Sports Management and my Master's Degree in Business Adminstration. 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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