June 24th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens
32-47, 4th in West Division
Toledo scored one run in the bottom of the ninth inning but its comeback bid in Monday's game against Pawtucket fell short as the Mud Hens fell to the Red Sox 5-4. Starting pitcher Ramon Garcia fell to 2-7 on the season with the loss, allowing four earned runs on seven hits over 5 ? innings of work. Danny Dorn gave the Mud Hens life at the plate in the loss, going 1-for-3 with an RBI and two walks drawn in the loss.
AA Erie Seawolves
39-35, 2nd in Western Division
Erie overcame a 4-1 deficit by scoring five runs in the fifth inning of Monday's series opener against Trenton as the SeaWolves topped the Thunder 11-4. Patrick Cooper earned a no decision in the start, allowing four earned runs on seven hits over 3 ? innings. Will Startup improved his record to 3-1 after earning the win in relief. Jamie Johnson had a big night out of the leadoff spot, going 2-for-5 while driving in three runs and drawing a walk for Erie.
High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
31-41, 5th in North Division
Lakeland blew a three-run lead in the ninth inning of Monday's game against Daytona, surrendering three runs in the ninth and the game-winning run in the twelfth inning as the Flying Tigers fell to the Cubs 6-5. Starting pitcher Jeff Ferrell earned a no decision after allowing two earned runs on three hits over six innings. Alex Burgos fell to 2-3 on the season after allowing Daytona's game-winning run. Steven Moya had another strong night at the plate in the loss, going 3-for-4 while falling just a triple short of the cycle and driving in two runs. Jason Krizan had a home run and drove in three runs in the loss.
Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
36-39, 2nd in Eastern Division
West Michigan broke a 6-6 tie by scoring three runs in the thirteenth inning of Monday's game against Fort Wayne as the Whitecaps topped the TinCaps 9-6. Starting pitcher Jordan John earned a no decision after allowing three earned runs on five hits over four innings while striking out seven. Logan Elhers earned his first win of the season in relief, improving his record to 1-5. Corey Knebel earned his first save of the season in the win. Jason King led the way at the plate for the ‘Caps, going 3-for-5 while hitting two solo home runs in the win. Jeff Holm also homered and drove in two runs for West Michigan.
A Short-Season Connecticut
2-5, 4th in Stedler Division
Connecticut relied on strong pitching in Monday's game against Tri-City as the Tigers allowed just four hits, shutting out the ValleyCats 4-0. Starting pitcher Preston Jamison earned a no decision after shutting out Tri-City on four hits over four innings and striking out four. Andrew Harrison earned his first win of the season in relief. Austin Green led the charge at the plate for Connecticut, going 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the win.
R DSL Tigers
14-6, 1st in Dominican Summer League San Pedro de Macoris
The DSL Tigers needed two runs in the fourth inning of Monday's game against the Brewers and nothing else offensively, riding solid pitching to a 2-1 win. Starting pitcher Juan Alcantara improved his record to 2-0 with the win, allowing one unearned run on four hits over five innings. Malvin Martinez earned his second save of the season in the win. Domingo Leyba had the big day at the plate out of the leadoff spot, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two walks in the win.
R GCL Tigers
2-1, 1st in Gulf Coast League
The GCL Tigers fell one run shy of overcoming a 5-1 deficit in Monday's game against the Astros, falling in a 5-4 final. Starting pitcher Confesor Lara fell to 0-1 on the season with the loss, allowing two earned runs on three hits over 2 ? innings. Rashad Brown sparked the almost-comeback for the Tigers out of the DH spot, going 3-for-5 with an RBI in the loss.
R VSL Tigers
15-20, 4th in Venezuelan Summer League
The VSL Tigers broke Monday's game against the Rays wide open with four runs in the eighth inning, topping the Rays 9-1. Starting pitcher Oswaldo Castillo improved his record to 3-2 with the win, shutting out the Rays over five innings in the win. Carlos Perez led the way at the plate, going 4-for-5 with a home run and three runs driven in in the win.
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