MiLB Recaps: Fields Leads Lakeland
Fields had three hits and drove in three runs
Fields had three hits and drove in three runs
Executive Editor
Posted May 17, 2011
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Each morning, check in for the Minor League Recap Blog. Get all of the results from the games, the latest standings and the daily blog recapping the previous day's action. Featured performance: Hitting in the leadoff slot, Daniel Fields had a big game to lead Lakeland to an easy win.

May 16th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Gwinnett 10, Toledo 5
19-20, 3rd in West Division

Thad Weber had a rough outing as the Mud Hens dropped their game to Gwinnett 10-5 on Monday afternoon. Weber went six innings but gave up seven runs on 11 hits. Fu-Te Ni relieved him but didn't fare any better, giving up four more runs (three earned) in the final two innings. At the plate, Deik Scram went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run while Ben Guez went 2-for-3 including a triple and drove in a run. Will Rhymes also reached base three times and scored once.

AA Erie Seawolves - OFF DAY
16-19, 6th in Western Division

The SeaWolves had Monday off but are back in action on Tuesday at home against Trenton with Casey Crosby taking the mound.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Lakeland 7, Charlotte 2
19-19, 4th in North Division

Behind a big game from Daniel Fields, the Flying Tigers picked up a 7-2 win over Charlotte on Monday. Fields, hitting in the leadoff slot in the game, went 3-for-4 with a double, scored once and drove in three runs. He helped set the table for the offense to stake Cole Nelson to a 6-2 lead by the time he exited. Nelson got the win, giving up two runs in 6 2/3 innings of work. He also walked three and struck out two. Ryan Robowski was excellent in relief, not allowing a run or hit in the final 2 1/3 innings, including five strikeouts. In addition to Fields, Ryan Soares belted a two run homer while Jeff Kunkel added three hits including a triple and scored three times.

A West Michigan Whitecaps - OFF DAY
15-20, 7th in Eastern division

The Whitecaps had a scheduled off day on Monday, but return to action at home on Tuesday against Bowling Green with Jeff Ferrell on the mound.

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