August 29th 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 9-7

  • Jesus Aguilar (DH): 2-4, 1B, 2B, RBI (77), 3 R, BB
  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 2-4, 1B, 2B, R, BB
  • Russell Branyan, Elliot Johnson, Justin Sellers, Ryan Rohlinger: 1B, RBI, K each
  • Shawn Armstrong (RP): 1 IP, 1 H

Friday’s Transactions: RHP Tyler Cloyd placed on 7-Day DL, retro to 8/27 (left hamstring), INF Russell Branyan has been signed and placed on roster, LHP Josh Outman traded to New York (AL), RHP Jordan Cooper assigned from Akron

Saturday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (77-64) @ Indianapolis Indians (71-70) at 6:05 PM

Saturday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers RHP Tyler Cloyd (10-8, 3.89) vs. Indians RHP Adrian Sampson (1-1, 8.10)

Double-A Akron: Fell to the Erie SeaWolves 14-4

  • Jordan Smith (RF): 2-4, 2 2B, RBI (50), K, R
  • Joe Wendle (2B): 2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI (50), 2 R
  • Jaime Pedroza (3B): 2-4, 2 1B
  • Will Roberts (SP): 6 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K

Friday’s Transactions: RHP Jordan Cooper assigned to Columbus, RHP Rob Nixon assigned from Carolina

Saturday’s Matchup: Erie SeaWolves (68-71) @ Akron RubberDucks (73-66) at 7:05 PM

Saturday’s Pitching Matchup: SeaWolves RHP Wilsen Palacios (9-4, 4.49) vs. RHP Cody Anderson (4-10, 5.13)

High-A Carolina: Fell to the Lynchburg Hillcats 5-4 in 10 innings

  • Yhoxian Medina (SS): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, RBI (36), BB, K
  • James Roberts (2B): 1-4, HR (4), RBI (37), R, K
  • Logan Vick, Joe Sever, Eric Haase: 2B each
  • Ryan Merritt (SP): 6 IP, 8 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, HBP

Friday’s Transactions: RHP Rob Nixon activated from DL and transferred to Akron

 

Saturday’s Matchup: Winston-Salem Dash (29-38, 59-77) @ Carolina Mudcats (32-34, 61-72) at 6:00 PM

Saturday’s Pitching Matchup: Dash RHP Brandon Brennan (2-0, 3.60) vs. Mudcats RHP Dylan Baker (3-2, 4.66)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the Great Lakes Loons 2-1 

  • Paul Hendrix (3B): 1-4, 1B, RBI (46), 3 K
  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 1-4, 2B, 2 K
  • Anderson Polanco (SP): 6 IP, 3 H, 8 K

Notes: The Cleveland Indians and the Lake County Captains have extended their player development contract though 2016.

Saturday’s Matchup: Dayton Dragons (30-37, 66-68) @ Lake County Captains (37-29, 64-72) at 7:00 PM

Saturday’s Pitching Matchup: Dragons RHP Nick Travieso (13-5, 3.10) vs. Captains RHP Dace Kime (7-13, 4.93)

Short-Season Mahoning Valley: Defeated the Auburn Doubledays 5-2

  • Greg Allen (RF): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, RBI (19), 2 R, SB
  • Francisco Mejia (C): 2-4, 1B, 2B, RBI (35), R
  • Ordomar Valdez (3B): 2-3, 2 1B, 2 R, SB
  • Steven Patterson (2B): 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI (20), 2 K
  • David Speer (SP): W (3-1), 5 IP, 5 H, 1 BB, 3 K
  • Edward Estrella (RP): 1 scoreless IP
  • J.P. Feyereisen (RP): Sv (4), 1 IP, 3 K

Saturday’s Matchup: Auburn Doubledays (32-40) @ Mahoning Valley Scrappers (32-40) at 7:05 PM

Saturday’s Pitching Matchup: Doubledays TBA vs. Scrappers TBA

Rookie League Arizona: Off Day

Saturday’s Matchup: Off until AZL Semifinals on Sunday

Dominican Summer League: End of Season

Minor League Player of the Day: Anderson Polanco

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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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