Lennerton Shines but Hens Fall (4/11 Recaps)
Jordan Lennerton hit the ball well in a loss.
Jordan Lennerton hit the ball well in a loss.
Staff Writer
Posted Apr 11, 2013
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Jordan Lennerton continued to hit the ball well on Thursday but the Mud Hens fell in their series opener against Louisville 3-1. Lakeland also struggled to drive in runs despite outhitting its opponent by a significant margin. Erie had the day off on Thursday while West Michigan's contest against Bowling Green was postponed due to rain.

April 11th Games

AAA Toledo Mud Hens
1-7, 4th in West Division

Team R H E
Louisville 4 6 0
Toledo 1 3 3

Despite a pretty impressive outing on the mound from starting pitcher Casey Crosby Toledo was unable to muster enough run support to top Louisville, falling to the Bats in a 3-1 final. Crosby gave up one run on two hits in four innings to earn his second loss of the season, pushing his ERA to 9.00 in the process. Jordan Lennerton continued his hot streak at the plate, going 1-for-2 while driving in a run and drawing two walks. Nick Castellanos and Bryan Holaday were the only other Mud Hens to get hits in the loss.

AA Erie Seawolves
3-3, 2nd in Eastern Division

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

Erie did not play on Thursday.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
2-5, 6th in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 0 6 3
Brevard County 2 1 0

Although Lakeland outhit Brevard County 6-1 on Thursday, the Flying Tigers were unable to top the Manatees, falling in a 2-0 final. Drew VanHagen earned his second loss of the year despite surrendering no earned runs. VanHagen gave up two runs on one hit in six innings of work while striking out four. Reliever Jade Todd didn’t give up a hit in two innings of work and also struck out four. No hitter on either team tallied more than one hit in the game.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
4-2, 2nd in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan - - -
Bowling Green - - -

West Michigan’s game against Bowling Green was postponed due to rain.

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