May 2nd 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: Fell to the Syracuse Chiefs 7-6

  • Zach Walters (SS): 2-4, 2B, HR (1), 4 RBI (8), R, BB, K
  • Nick Swisher (RF): 1-4, HR (1), RBI (5), BB, 2 R
  • Bruce Chen (SP): 6 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 6 K

Saturday’s Transactions: INF Audy Ciriaco activated from the 7-Day DL

Sunday’s Matchup: Columbus Clippers (11-12) @ Syracuse Chiefs (9-14) at 1:05 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Clippers LHP Nick Maronde (0-3, 5.31) vs. Chiefs RHP Taylor Hill (1-1, 4.09)

Double-A Akron: Defeated the Trenton Thunder 7-0

  • Tyler Naquin (CF): 3-5, 3 1B, RBI (2), K
  • Erik Gonzalez (SS): 2-4, 2B, 3B, RBI (16), R
  • Justin Toole (1B): 2-4, 2 1B, RBI (8), R, BB
  • Jordan Smith (RF): 1-4, 2B, RBI (11), BB, R, K, SB
  • Shawn Morimando (SP): W (2-2), 7 IP, 3 H, 3 BB, 6 K
  • Benny Suarez (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 3 K

Saturday’s Transactions: OF Ollie Linton placed on 7-Day DL, RHP Benny Suarez assigned from Lynchburg

Sunday’s Matchup: Akron RubberDucks (11-11) @ Trenton Thunder (11-11) at 1:00 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: RubberDucks RHP Mike Clevinger (0-1, 2.08) vs. Thunder RHP Taylor Garrison (1-1, 4.19)

High-A Lynchburg: Fell to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 5-4

  • Ivan Castillo (SS): 4-5, 2 1B, 2B, 3B, RBI (9), R, SB
  • Nellie Rodriguez (1B): 2-25, 2 2B, RBI (16), R
  • Luigi Rodriguez (DH): 1-5, 2B, RBI (14), R, 2 K
  • Justin Brantley (RP): 2.1 IP, 2 K
  • Delvy Francisco (RP): 2 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K
  • Casey Weathers (RP): 1 IP, 2 K

Saturday’s Transactions: RHP Benny Suarez assigned to Akron

Sunday’s Matchup: Myrtle Beach Pelicans (12-9) @ Lynchburg Hillcats (9-13) at 2:00 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Pelicans RHP Tyler Skulina (0-2, 7.07) vs. Hillcats RHP Adam Plutko (1-1, 1.14)

Low-A Lake County: Fell to the West Michigan Whitecaps 9-7

  • David Armendariz (RF): 3-4, 2 1B, 2B, BB, K, 2 R
  • Greg Allen (CF): 2-5, 1B, 2B, 2 RBI (9), R, K, CS
  • Yu-Cheng Chang (SS): 2-5, 2B, HR (1), 2 RBI (4), R, K
  • Francisco Mejia (C): 2-5, 2 1B, 2 RBI (6), R, K
  • Dorssys Paulino (LF): 2-5, 1B, 2B, 2 R
  • Taylor Murphy (3B): 2-5, 2 1B
  • David Speer (RP): 1.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • Justin Garcia (RP): 2 IP, 1 K

Sunday’s Matchup: Lake County Captains (10-13) @ West Michigan Whitecaps (10-13) at 1:00 PM

Sunday’s Pitching Matchup: Captains  LHP Anderson Polanco (0-3, 4.76) vs. Whitecaps RHP Fernando Perez (0-2, 4.02)

Minor League Player of the Day: Ivan Castillo

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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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