MiLB Recaps: Martinez Powers SeaWolves

Martinez ripped three hits and belted a solo homer

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: Francisco Martinez ripped three hits and belted a solo home run to lead Erie to a win.

May 22nd Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens - Pawtucket 2, Toledo 1
22-23, 3rd in West Division

Toledo fell to Pawtucket 2-1 on Sunday afternoon. With Charlie Furbush in Detroit, Ramon Garcia got the call-up from Erie and took the start, and the loss. Garcia allowed just one run on four hits in 4 2/3 innings of work. Pawtucket took a 2-0 lead in the seventh off of Matt Hoffman, but then got a run back in the seventh when Toledo put runners on second and third with nobody out. Timo Perez scored on a Scott Thorman groundout, but the team couldn't get Ryan Strieby home from third and never got another run into scoring position.

AA Erie Seawolves - Erie 6, Bowie 1
19-21, 6th in Western Division

Behind Mark Sorensen the SeaWolves picked up a 6-1 win over Bowie. Sorensen tossed seven innings, giving up a run on seven hits with two walks and four strikeouts. Austin Wood tossed the final two innings not allowing a hit or a run to wrap the game up. Rawley Bishop had two hits including a double and drove in a pair of runs. Francisco Martinez also had a big game, going 3-for-5 with a solo home run and scoring three times. Michael Bertram and Bryan Pounds also each drove in a run.

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – Lakeland 4, Bradenton 3
22-22, 4th in North Division

The Flying Tigers held off a late rally from Bradenton to win their game on Sunday, 4-3. Jared Wesson got the start and picked up the win, giving up a run on four hits in 6 1/3 innings with three walks and five strikeouts. Ryan Robowski gave up a run while recording two outs, and Kevan Hess tossed a shutout inning. Kenny Faulk gave up a pair of hits and a run in the ninth inning, but held onto the lead and secured the win. Jordan Lennerton ripped a pair of doubles and drove in two runs for the club, while Daniel Fields and Avisail Garcia each had a hit and drove in a run.

A West Michigan Whitecaps - West Michigan 2, Fort Wayne 1
17-24, 8th in Eastern division

A day after battling in a slugfest and falling, the Whitecaps picked up a pitcher's duel 2-1 win. Jeff Ferrell got the start but went just 2 1/3 innings, giving up a run on four hits and two walks with a strikeout. Brennan Smith earned the win in relief, going 5 2/3 innings while giving up just one hit. He also walked one and struck out four. Bruce Rondon then came on and pitched a perfect ninth with a pair of strikeouts for his sixth save. Hernan Perez led the way once again at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double and a run scored. Nick Castellanos also added a hit and an RBI.

R VSL Tigers - Off Day
0-4, 6th in VSL

The VSL Tigers were off on Sunday but take on the VSL Reds on Monday at 11AM.

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