April 16th Minor League Daily

Every night throughout the 2015 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 Game 1: Defeated the Toledo Mud Hens 1-0

  • Francisco Lindor (SS): 1-3, 1B, RBI (2), E
  • Toru Murata (SP): 4 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Ryan Webb (RP): W (1-0), 2 IP, 2 K
  • Shawn Armstrong (RP): Sv (3), 1 IP, 1 K

Game 2: Fell to the Toledo Mud Hens 3-2

  • Michael Martinez (2B): 1-2, 3B, RBI (2), BB
  • Tyler Holt (CF): 1-3, 1B, RBI (1), SB
  • Giovanni Soto (SP): 2 IP, 1 BB, 3 K
  • Dustin Molleken (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 2 K

Friday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (4-4) @ Toledo Mud Hens (5-3) at 7:00 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers LHP Nick Maronde (0-1, 3.60) vs. Mud Hens RHP Thad Weber (1-0, 5.40)

Double-A Akron: Fell to the Altoona Curve 2-1 in 11 innings

  • Todd Hankins (CF): 2-4, 2 1B, BB, 2 CS, K
  • Yandy Diaz (3B): 2-5, 2 1B
  • Jake Lowery (1B): 1-4, 3B, RBI (2) (Tied game in top of the 9th)
  • Cody Anderson (SP): 6 IP, 7 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 4 K
  • Trey Haley (RP): 1 IP, 2 K
  • Louis Head (RP): 2 IP, 5 K

Thursday’s Transactions: INF Yonathan Mendoza assigned to Akron from Extended Spring Training

 

Friday’s Matchup: Akron RubberDucks (3-4) @ Altoona Curve (4-3) at 6:30 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: RubberDucks LHP Shawn Morimando (0-0, 0.00) vs. Curve RHP Tyler Glasnow (0-0, 0.00)

High-A Lynchburg: Fell to the Potomac Nationals 5-4 in 10 innings

  • Paul Hendrix (3B): 3-5, 3 1B, 2 K
  • Luigi Rodriguez (DH): 2-5, 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (3), 2 K
  • Bradley Zimmer (RF): 1-5, HR (2), RBI (3), R, K
  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 1-3, 2B, 2 BB, 2 R, K
  • Adam Plutko (SP): 6.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 7 K
  • Delvy Francisco (RP): 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 2 K

Friday’s Matchup: Potomac Nationals (4-4) @ Lynchburg Hillcats (2-6) at 6:30 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Nationals RHP Blake Schwartz (0-1, 1.50) vs. Hillcats RHP Mitch Brown (0-1, 9.82)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps 5-3

  • Bobby Ison (RF): 2-4, 2 1B, CS, E
  • Taylor Murphy (DH): 1-4, HR (1), 3 RBI (3), R, K
  • Ordomar Valdez (3B): 1-2, 2B, 2 BB, E
  • Claudio Bautista (2B): 1-4, 2B, K
  • Anderson Polanco (SP): 5 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 3 K, HBP
  • Cameron Hill (RP): 1 IP, 1 K

Friday’s Matchup: West Michigan Whitecaps (4-4) @ Lake County Captains (3-5) at 6:30 PM

Friday’s Pitching Matchup: Whitecaps RHP Spencer Turnbull (1-0, 5.40) vs. Captains LHP Justus Sheffield (1-0, 0.00)

Minor League Player of the Day: Paul Hendrix

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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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