Ni Pitches 5 Scoreless Innings (5/7 Recaps)
Ni moved to 2-0 on the year.
Ni moved to 2-0 on the year.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted May 8, 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: Fu-Te Ni gave up four hits in five scoreless innings in a Toledo win.

May 7th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
19-11, 1st in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 6 10 1
Charlotte 1 5 1

Fu-Te Ni gave up four hits over five scoreless innings to move to 2-0 on the season. Ni also walked four and struck out three. Ryan Strieby went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in the fifth inning. All six Mud Hens runs were scored in the fifth. Rob Waite gave up one run in two innings of relief, while Brayan Villarreal and Jose Ortega each pitched one scoreless inning. Justin Henry went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored.

AA Erie Seawolves
13-15, T-3rd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Erie - - -
Akron - - -

Erie’s game against Akron was rained out. The teams will play a doubleheader on Tuesday.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
15-14, 3nd in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 3 8 0
Fort Meyers 12 12 1

Alex Burgos gave up six earned runs in 4 1/3 innings to fall to 1-4 on the year. Burgos gave up just four hits, but walked seven. Luis Sanz wasn’t any better out of the bullpen, giving up six earned runs over 3 1/3 innings. Nick Castellanos led Lakeland at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored. James Robbins went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
15-16, 5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 5 8 2
Lansing 1 8 2

Wilsen Palacios gave up one unearned run in seven innings to pick up the win over division-leading Lansing. Curt Casali went 1-for-3 with two RBIs. Brandon Loy went 2-for-4 with a run scored. Melvin Mercedes and Daniel Bennett each pitched one perfect inning out of the bullpen.

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