Romero's 5 Hits Lead Erie In W (7/17 Recaps)
Romero went 5-for-5
Romero went 5-for-5
Senior Staff Writer
Posted Jul 18, 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: Niuman Romero went 5-for-5 with a double to lead the Erie offense in a victory.

July 17th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
38-58, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 1 6 1
Buffalo 17 18 0

Ramon Garcia allowed seven earned runs over two-plus innings as the Mud Hens pitching was blitzed. Luke Putkonen and Zach Miner allowed a total of three runs over the next five innings. But it got worse, as infielder Bryan Pounds allowed six earned runs in the eighth without recording an out. Outfielder Matt Young came in an allowed another earned run. At the plate. John Lindsey went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, while Jerad Head went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

AA Erie Seawolves
45-50, 5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Bowie 2 5 2
Erie 7 16 1

Niuman Romero went 5-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored to lead the SeaWolves offense. Jared Wesson allowed two earned runs over six innings in the start and picked up the win. Nick Castellanos went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two runs scored, while Brandon Douglas went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
13-9, 3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland - - -
Palm Beach - - -

The Flying Tigers’ game at Palm Beach was postponed. The teams will play a doubleheader on Wednesday.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
12-12, T-5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
-- - - -
-- - - -

The Whitecaps were off on Tuesday.

Connecticut Tigers
11-18, 3rd in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Vermont 3 7 2
Connecticut 4 11 3

Devon Travis hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 18th to give the Tigers the win. Vermont had scored once in the top of the inning. Travis went 3-for-7. Montreal Robertson went seven innings in the start, allowing two runs (one earned), while striking out eight. Eric Heckaman gave up the one run over two innings of relief and picked up the win. Tyler Hanover went 2-for-7 with an RBI.

VSL Tigers
24-32, 3rd

Team R H E
Phillies 1 6 2
Tigers 7 11 1

In the first game, the teams picked up in the second inning after Monday’s game was suspended with the Tigers leading 5-1. Eudris Idrogo began Tuesday’s affair and gave up just one hit and one walk over three scoreless innings and picked up the win. Arvicent Perez went 2-for-4 with two doubles, four RBIs and one run scored.

Team R H E
Tigers 1 6 1
Phillies 5 11 1

In the second game of the doubleheader, Luis Cedeno allowed five runs on 10 hits over four innings to drop to 1-3 on the season. Gabriel Tenia went 2-for-3 with a double and a run scored, while Eliezer Castillo went 1-for-3 with an RBI.

DSL Tigers
14-20, 5th in San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
Angels - - -
Tigers - - -

The Tigers’ game against the Angels was postponed.

GCL Tigers
18-8, T-1st in GCL North

Team R H E
Tigers 6 7 2
Blue Jays 3 3 2

Fernando Perez gave up two unearned runs over five innings and picked up the win. Andrew Longley went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBIs, while Andrew Allen went 1-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored. Jose Valdez pitched a perfect ninth for the save.

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