Burgos Throws Gem in LFT Win (4/15 Recaps)
Alex Burgos was dominant out of the pen Monday.
Alex Burgos was dominant out of the pen Monday.
Staff Writer
Posted Apr 15, 2013
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Starting pitching was lackluster for Lakeland on Monday but the bullpen was impressive, led by Alex Burgos' gem of a performance against Brevard County in a 6-3 win. Jason King was also impressive from an offensive standpoint highlighted by a two-run home run. Erie failed to hold on to a win against Bowie, while Toledo lost a lead late to fall to Indianapolis.

April 15th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
3-9, 4th in West Division

Team R H E
Indianapolis 5 10 0
Toledo 4 7 1

Despite a shining performance at the plate from Ben Guez Toledo was unable to top Indianapolis in the series opener, falling to the Indians 5-4. Toledo appeared to have the win locked up going in to the top half of the eighth inning, but Indianapolis drove in three runs in the eighth inning to overcome a 4-2 deficit. Evan Reed earned his first loss of the season in relief, surrendering three earned runs on two hits in 1/3 innings. Bruce Rondon took a blown save in the loss by allowing three inherited runners to score, but did strike out four over 1 2/3 innings. Starter Pat Misch did well in his no decision performance, giving up two earned runs on five hits in 5 2/3 innings. Guez went 2-for-3 while driving in three runs in the loss, while Bryan Holiday also drove in a run.

AA Erie Seawolves
4-6, 4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Erie 4 10 1
Bowie 5 14 4

The SeaWolves found themselves on the wrong end of another close game against Bowie on Monday night, falling to the Baysox 5-4. Starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein struggled on his way to his first loss of the season, giving up five earned runs on 11 hits in 5 2/3 innings. Wade Gaynor continued his strong start to the season offensively, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run and drawing a walk. Luis Castillo also drove in a run on a 2-for-4 night.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
4-7, 5th in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 6 14 0
Brevard County 3 6 0

Lakeland used two runs in the eighth inning to extend its lead over Brevard County and never looked back, topping the Manatees 6-3 in the series opener. Starting pitcher Thomas Collier earned a no decision in his shortened start, going 1 1/3 innings while surrendering three earned runs on four hits. Reliever Alex Burgos was dominant in his second win of the season, giving up just one hit in 3 2/3 innings of shutout work. Jason King had a big day offensively for the Flying Tigers, notching a two-run home run on a 2-for-5 night at the plate. Chad Wright also drove in two runs in the win.

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

Team R H E
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West Michigan did not play Monday.

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