King's 3 Hits Lead Whitecaps (6/25 Recaps)
King went 3-for-5.
King went 3-for-5.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted Jun 26, 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: Jason King went 3-for-5 to lead West Michigan in a win.

June 25th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
31-47, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Norfolk 4 9 2
Toledo 1 6 0

Brooks Brown gave up two earned runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings, but the Mud Hens lost their sixth straight. Justin Henry was the lone Toledo player with multiple hits, going 2-for-3 with a double. Rob Brantly went 1-for-4 with a double. Norfolk took the lead in the seventh, and Luke Putkonen gave up two earned runs in the eighth.

AA Erie Seawolves
36-38, 3rd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Binghamtom 11 18 1
Erie 5 9 1

James Avery allowed eight runs (seven earned) on 13 hits over 4 1/3 innings and picked up the loss. Niuman Romero led Erie at the plate, going 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI and two runs scored. Nick Castellanos went 1-for-3 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored. The Erie bullpen allowed three earned runs over 4 2/3 innings of relief between three pitchers.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
1-1, T-3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Jupiter - - -
Lakeland - - -

Lakeland’s doubleheader was postponed. The teams will play doubleheaders on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
2-2, T-3rd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Bowling Green 1 5 1
West Michigan 6 11 0

Jason King went 3-for-5 with a run scored to lead the West Michigan offense. Marcelo Carreno allowed one earned runs over five innings in the start to move to 3-4 on the season. Jade Todd walked one in two scoreless innings of relief. Lance Durham went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored.

Connecticut Tigers
2-6, 4th in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Connecticut 6 10 0
Vermont 5 15 0

Angel Nesbitt allowed two runs (one earned) without recording an out in the bottom of the ninth in the walk-off loss. Nesbitt allowed two hits and one walk. Danry Vasquez went 2-for-3 with a run scored, while Bennett Pickar went 1-or-2 with an RBI.

VSL Tigers
14-21, 3rd

Team R H E
Tigers - - -
Phillies - - -

There is no box score for the Tigers’ game at the Phillies.

DSL Tigers
7-12, 5th in San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
Angels 8 6 2
Tigers 5 5 1

Carlos Lara lasted just 2/3 of an inning in the start, giving up four runs (one earned) and falling to 0-2 on the year. Three more Tigers relievers allowed at least one earned run before Harold Rosario pitched the final four scoreless innings. Lenny Pena went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, an RBI and a run scored. Samuel Crafort went 1-for-4 with three RBIs.

GCL Tigers
5-1, T-1st in GCL North

Team R H E
Yankees - - -
Tigers - - -

The Tigers’ game against the Yankees was postponed.

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