August 5th 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 Pawtucket Red Sox 3-1

  • Dusty Brown (C): 2-4, 2 HR (2), 2 RBI (2), 2 R, 2 K 
  • Jesus Aguilar (1B): 2-4, 1B, HR (15), RBI (65), R
  • Zach Walters (LF): 2-4, 1B, 2B, K
  • Audy Ciriaco (2B): 2-3, 2 1B, BB, K
  • Zach McAllister (SP): W (6-0), 7 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 6 K
  • Bullpen (Austin Adams, CC Lee): 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K

Tuesday’s Transactions: C Dusty Brown signed, OF Tyler Holt optioned from Cleveland, RHP Josh Tomlin recalled to Cleveland

Wednesday’s Matchup: Off Day

Double-A Akron: Defeated the New Britain Rock Cats 3-2

  • Anthony Gallas (DH): 2-3, 2 1B, BB, R
  • Bryan LaHair (1B): 2-4, 2 1B, R
  • Jordan Smith (RF): 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI (42)
  • Erik Gonzalez (SS): 1-4, 2B, RBI (9), 2 K
  • Michael Bourn (CF): 0-3, K (rehab appearance)
  • Duke von Schamann (SP): W (6-6), 7 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 4 K
  • Elvis Araujo (RP): 1 IP, 1 BB, 2 K (8 straight scoreless appearances)
  • Shawn Armstrong (RP): Sv (13), 1 IP, 1 H, 3 K 

Tuesday’s Transactions: OF Michael Bourn received on a rehab assignment, 2B Joe Wendle sent to Arizona for a rehab assignment

Wednesday’s Matchup: New Britain Rock Cats (55-59) @ Akron Rubberducks (62-55) at 7:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Rock Cats RHP Virgil Vasquez (5-6, 4.32) vs. Rubberducks RHP Joe Colon (8-6, 3.26)

High-A Carolina: Fell to the Frederick Keys 7-3 in 8 1/2 innings (rain-shortened)

  • Alex Monsalve (C): 2-4, 2 2B, 2 RBI (44), K
  • Logan Vick (RF): 2-3, 2 2B, R
  • Jerrud Sabourin (LF): 2-4, 2 1B, K
  • Benny Suarez (RP): 1.2 IP, 3 H, 1 K
  • Ben Heller (RP): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 K

Wednesday’s Matchup: Carolina Mudcats (21-23, 50-61) @ Frederick Keys (20-23, 52-58) at 7:00 PM

Pitching Matchup: Mudcats LHP Ryan Merritt (10-3, 2.59) vs. Keys RHP Brady Wager (6-8, 5.85)

Low-A Lake County: Defeated the West Michigan Whitecaps 3-2

  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 2-3, 1B, HR (19), RBI (63), BB, 2 R
  • Dorssys Paulino (LF): 2-3, 1B, 2B, BB, R
  • Brian Ruiz (DH): 2-3, 2 1B
  • Eric Haase (C): 1-4, 2B, RBI (36)
  • Grant Fink (3B): 1-3, 1B, RBI (46), BB, R
  • Luis Lugo (SP): 6.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, HBP (threw 5.1 no-hit innings)
  • Justin Brantley (RP): W (3-0), 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 4 K 

Wednesday’s Matchup: West Michigan Whitecaps (28-16, 69-45) @ Lake County Captains (20-23, 47-66) at 1:00 PM

Pitching Matchup: Whitecaps RHP Matt Davenport (5-2, 2.56) vs. Captains RHP Mitch Brown (4-8, 3.96)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Off Day

Wednesday’s Matchup: Brooklyn Cyclones (27-24) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (22-29) at 7:05 PM

Wednesday’s Pitching Matchup: Cyclones TBA vs. Scrappers RHP Julian Merryweather (1-1, 3.63)

Rookie League Arizona: Lost to the AZL White Sox 13-12

  • Bobby Ison (CF): 3-5, 3 1B, 2 RBI (6), SB, R, BB
  • Willi Castro (2B): 3-5, 2 1B, 2B, RBI (7), 3 R, K
  • Francisco Miguel (RF): 2-5, 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (15), K
  • Joe Wendle (DH): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (1), R (rehab assignment)
  • Yu-Cheng Chang (3B): 2-5, 2 1B, RBI (19), R, SF
  • Sicnarf Loopstok (C): 2-3, 2 HR (2), 2 RBI (2), 2 R, BB, K
  • Jodd Carter (LF): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (10), 2 R, SB, SF
  • Randy Valladares (RP): 1.2 IP, 2 H

Tuesday’s Transactions: 2B Joe Wendle assigned on a rehab assignment from Akron

Wednesday’s Matchup: AZL Indians (23-12) @ AZL White Sox (18-18) at 10:00 PM

Dominican Summer League: Fell to the DSL Royals 6-3

  • Erlin Cerda (2B): 2-3, 1B, 3B, BB, R
  • Gabriel Mejia (CF): 1-3, 1B, RBI (16), BB, R, K, 2 SB
  • Elvio Almonte (DH): 1-4, 2B, K

Wednesday’s Matchup: DSL Indians (31-24) @ DSL Dodgers (28-27) at 10:30 AM

Minor League Player of the Day: Zach McAllister 

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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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