Loy Squeezes Whitecaps to Win (4/27 Recaps)
Loy went 0-for-3 in the game.
Loy went 0-for-3 in the game.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted Apr 28, 2012
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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 a daily recap of the previous day's action. Featured performance: Brandon Loy's suicide squeeze in the eighth inning helped West Michigan earn a 2-1 win.

April 27th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
14-7, 1st in West Division

Team R H E
Gwinnett 3 8 0
Toledo 2 7 2

Rob Waite gave up a run in the top of the seventh in a 2-2 game to record the loss. Waite pitched two innings in relief of Ramon Garcia, who gave up two earned runs in five innings in the start. Quintin Berry went 3-for-5 as the only Mud Hen with multiple hits. Danny Worth went 1-for-3 with a double, while Audy Ciriaco went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

AA Erie Seawolves
8-11, T-4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Binghamtom 3 4 0
Erie 1 4 2

Kelvin De La Cruz gave up just two earned runs over 6 1/3 innings, but the offense was shut down and De La Cruz picked up the loss. Only three SeaWolves recorded a hit. Niuman Romero went 2-for-4 with the lone RBI. Ben Guez and Brent Dlugach each went 1-for-3.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
10-9, 2nd in North Division

Team R H E
Dunedin 4 6 0
Lakeland 6 10 1

Nick Castellanos went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two RBIs and two runs scored as the Flying Tigers scored in the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to turn a 4-2 deficit into a 6-4 lead. Alex Burgos got the start and gave up three earned runs in four innings. Victor Larez gave up just two hits in four innings of relief to pick up the win, striking out six. Matt Little threw a perfect ninth for the save. Luis Castillo went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
10-11, 6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 2 6 0
Quad Cities 1 6 1

Brandon Loy put down a suicide squeeze to score Chad Wright in the top of the eighth, giving West Michigan a 2-1 lead they would hold on to. Josue Carreno gave up three hits over 5 2/3 scoreless innings in the start. Warwick Saupold gave up one earned run in 1 1/3 innings, but recorded the win. Daniel Bennett threw a perfect 2/3 of an inning to pick up the save. No Whitecap recorded multiple hits. Aaron Westlake went 1-for-4 with a double.

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