Diaz's 4 Hits Not Enough (7/8 Recaps)
Diaz went 4-for-4.
Diaz went 4-for-4.
Senior Staff Writer
Posted Jul 9, 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: Argenis Diaz went 4-for-4, but the Mud Hens headed into the break with a loss.

July 8th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
37-53, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 2 8 1
Louisville 3 7 1

Thad Weber and Matt Hoffman combined to allow two runs in the eighth to break a tie game. Weber allowed two runs (one earned) over 7 2/3 innings and picked up the loss. Argenis Diaz led the Toledo offense, going 4-for-4 with two runs scored, while Ben Guez went 1-for-3 with a double, two walks and an RBI.

AA Erie Seawolves
42-45, T-4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Harrisburg 3 6 1
Erie 1 3 0

Patrick Cooper gave up two earned runs on five hits over seven innings, but picked up the loss without much help from the offense. Rawley Bishop led the SeaWolves, going 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the ninth, while Jamie Johnson went 1-for-2 with two walks. David Kopp gave up one earned run in two innings of relief.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
8-7, T-3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Daytona 5 5 1
Lakeland 2 8 1

Brian Stroud allowed just one hit over six scoreless innings in the start and left with a 2-0 lead. Shawn Teufel pitched a scoreless seventh, but the first two batters reached in the eighth. Matt Little came in and walked back-to-back batters and was pulled in favor of Victor Larez. The result was a four-run inning that saw Little pick up the loss and Larez record a blown save. At the plate, Daniel Fields went 2-for-4, while Tyler Collins went 1-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
8-9, T-5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Lansing 5 12 0
West Michigan 3 7 0

Kyle Ryan couldn’t get out of the sixth, allowing three earned runs in a four-run frame and picking up the loss. He lasted 5 2/3 innings in the start and had allowed just one run through five. Pat Leyland went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs, while Jeff McVaney went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and two runs scored.

Connecticut Tigers
5-16, T-3rd in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Connecticut 4 9 0
Mahoning Valley 5 9 2

Eric Heckaman pitched 3 2/3 innings of relief, but picked up the loss when Joe Rogers allowed an inherited runner to score in the bottom of the 11th. Jordan Dean went 2-for-5 with a triple, an RBI and a run scored, while Juaner Aguasvivas went 1-for-5 with a double and a run scored.

VSL Tigers
20-27, 3rd

Team R H E
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The Tigers were off on Sunday.

DSL Tigers
12-16, 4th in San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
Tigers 4 7 2
Blue Jays 3 7 0

Emanuel Chavez allowed two runs (one earned) over five innings and picked up his first win of the season. Sandy Acevedo and Ignacio Valdez went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Confesor Lara allowed a hit in the ninth, but recorded his fifth save.

GCL Tigers
14-4, 1st in GCL North

Team R H E
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The Tigers were off on Sunday.

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