Westlake Walks-Off With HR (5/3 Recaps)
Westlake hit his first HR of the season.
Westlake hit his first HR of the season.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted May 4, 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: Aaron Westlake hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning for West Michigan.

May 3rd Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
17-9, 1st in West Division

Team R H E
Pawtucket 4 5 3
Toledo 6 11 1

Casey Crosby gave up two earned runs over 5 2/3 innings to move to 3-2 on the year. There was a lot of good and a lot of bad for Crosby. He have up just three hits and struck out nine, but he also walked a staggering seven batters. Argenis Diaz went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Eric Patterson went 2-for-3 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

AA Erie Seawolves
11-14, 4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Altoona 0 5 1
Erie 1 8 0

James Avery threw a five-hit shutout to improve his record to 4-1 on the year. Avery walked one and struck out eight on the night. Erie’s lone run was scored on a single by Ben Guez in the bottom of the eighth to score Niuman Romero, who went 1-for-4 with a double. Guez went 1-for-4.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
13-12, T-2nd in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 3 14 0
Dunedin 5 7 2

Making his third start of the season, Jacob Turner gave up four earned runs over 4 2/3 innings to record the loss. Turner gave up five hits to go with three walks and six strikeouts. At the plate, Nick Castellanos went 3-for-5 with a double and a run scored. Tyler Collins went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
14-13, T-4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Fort Wayne 1 4 1
West Michigan 2 7 0

Aaron Westlake hit a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the 11th to give West Michigan the win. Westlake went 1-for-4 with the home run. Josue Carreno got the start and gave up one hit and one earned run over six innings in a no-decision. Daniel Bennett picked up the win after pitching a scoreless 11th. Jeff Holm went 2-for-4.

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