Whitecaps Win 4th Straight (5/31 Recaps)
Jason King drove in the winning run.
Jason King drove in the winning run.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted Jun 1, 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: West Michigan used a four-run ninth to rally for its fourth straight win.

May 31st Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
25-29, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 3 7 0
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0 7 0

Four Toledo pitchers combined to allow seven hits over nine scoreless innings. Brooks Brown gave up just three hits in the start, but lasted four innings. Rob Waite gave up three hits over the next 2 1/3 innings and picked up the win. Chris Bootcheck allowed one walk in the ninth and picked up his 10th save. Eric Patterson went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, while Bryan Holaday went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

AA Erie Seawolves
25-27, 3rd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Erie 0 8 0
Trenton 11 15 0

Zack Segovia gave up seven earned runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings to drop to 5-5 on the season. Out of the bullpen, Kenny Faulk allowed two earned runs in 2/3 of an inning, while Mark Sorensen gave up two earned runs in 1 1/3 innings. At the plate, Jordan Lennerton went 2-for-4, while Bryan Pounds went 2-for-3.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
25-26, 3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 4 10 0
Dunedin 14 18 0

Brian Flynn gave up six earned runs over five innings in the start, picking up the loss. Any chance of a comeback was dashed when Guido Knudson gave up seven earned runs pitching 2/3 of the bottom of the eighth. Nick Castellanos went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer, while James McCann went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
25-29, 6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 7 14 2
Lake County 6 13 1

The Whitecaps scored four in the top of the ninth for a wild comeback win. In the inning, Curt Casali doubled home two runs and was later scored on a triple from Aaron Westlake. A double by Jason King with one out scored Westlake, the winning run. Casali went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored, while King went 2-for-4 with the game-winning double. Kyle Ryan gave up five runs (four earned) over 4 2/3 innings in the start. Nicholas Avila allowed one earned run in 3 1/3 innings of relief and picked up the win. Jade Todd threw a perfect ninth for his first save of the season.

VSL Tigers
6-8, 3rd

Team R H E
Phillies 2 3 0
Tigers 0 1 0

The Tigers’ game against the Phillies appears to have been suspended in the second inning, according to the box score.

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