June 27th Games
AAA Toledo Mud Hens
32-50, 4th in West Division
Toledo was able to put up hits in Thursday's game against Pawtucket but could not generate runs as the Mud Hens fell to the Red Sox 3-0. Starting pitcher Kyle Lobstein earned his first loss of the season in his Toledo debut, allowing two earned runs on five hits over five innings. Argenis Diaz was the only Toledo hitter to go for extra bases, going 2-for-3 with a double in the loss.
AA Erie Seawolves
39-38, 2nd in Western Division
Erie lost a 1-1 tie in Thursday's game against Richmond by allowing two runs in the sixth inning as the SeaWolves fell to the Flying Squirrels 3-1. Starting pitcher Jon Link fell to 0-1 with the loss after allowing two earned runs on 10 hits in seven innings. Hernan Perez drove in the lone run for Erie, going 1-for-4 with an RBI in the loss.
High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
32-43, 5th in North Division
Lakeland ended a scoreless tie with four runs in the fourth inning of Thursday's game against Dunedin as the Flying Tigers topped the Blue Jays 6-2. Starting pitcher Kyle Ryan improved his record to 7-5 with the win, shutting out Dunedin on seven hits over six innings while striking out five. Steven Moya gave Lakeland a boost at the plate, going 2-for-4 with a triple and three runs driven in in the win.
Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
38-40, 2nd in Eastern Division
West Michigan did little to get the offense going in Thursday's game against Dayton, putting up only five hits and getting shut out as the Whitecaps fell to the Dragons 5-0. Jake Thompson was strong in his start in earning the no decision, shutting out the Dragons on four hits over five innings. Calvin Drummond earned his first loss of the season in relief. Devon Travis and Jeff Holm each went 2-for-3 in the win.
A Short-Season Connecticut
3-7, 4th in Stedler Division
Connecticut and Vermont were locked in a pitcher's duel as Vermont's one run scored in the first inning was enough to earn the win, topping the Tigers 1-0. Starting pitcher Jonathon Crawford earned his first loss of the season despite a strong outing, allowing one unearned run on three hits over three innings. Dominic Ficociello accounted for most of Connecticut's offense, going 2-for-3 in the loss.
R DSL Tigers
15-7, 1st in Dominican Summer League San Pedro de Macoris
The DSL Tigers did not play on Thursday.
R GCL Tigers
2-2, 2nd in Gulf Coast League
Thursday's game against the GCL Braves was postponed.
R VSL Tigers
16-21, 4th in Venezuelan Summer League
The VSL Tigers scored one run in the ninth inning but were otherwise held powerless in Thursday's game against the Mariners, falling in a 9-1 final. Starting pitcher Angel Vasquez fell to 0-2 on the season with the loss, allowing two earned runs on five hits over one inning. Gabriel Tenia was the lone Tigers hitter to drive in a run in the loss, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run.
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