Suarez Hits Walk Off Winner (8/6 Recaps)
Eugenio Suarez drove in the game-winning run.
Eugenio Suarez drove in the game-winning run.
Staff Writer
Posted Aug 7, 2013
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Toledo earned a win behind strong pitching from Jose Alvarez on Tuesday while a walk off hit from Eugenio Suarez led Erie to a win. West Michigan doubled up Dayton and Connecticut topped Brooklyn.

August 6th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
51-68, 4th in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 4 6 0
Columbus 1 5 0

Toledo combined timely hitting with a strong outing from its starting pitcher in Tuesday’s game against Columbus as the Mud Hens topped the Clippers 4-1. Starting pitcher Jose Alvarez improved to 8-5 with the win, allowing one earned run on five hits over seven innings. Jose Valverde earned his seventh save of the season in the win.

AA Erie Seawolves
60-53, 2nd in Western Division

Team R H E
Trenton 2 5 1
Erie 3 8 1

Erie scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to earn a walkoff come-from-behind win in Tuesday’s game against Trenton as the SeaWolves topped the Thunder 3-2. Ramon Garcia earned a no decision in the start after allowing two earned runs on four hits over six innings. Justin Souza improved to 5-1 after earning the win in relief. Eugenio Suarez hit the walkoff winner on an RBI single.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
49-56, 5th in North Division

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

Lakeland did not play.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
55-57, 5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Dayton 3 7 0
West Michigan 6 9 0

West Michigan fell into an early 2-0 hole in Tuesday’s game against Dayton before outscoring the Dragons 6-1 as the Whitecaps topped the Dragons 6-3. Starting pitcher Jordan John improved to 7-4 with the win after allowing two earned runs on three hits over six innings. Jeff Thompson earned his first save of the season. Lance Durham drove in three runs in the win on a 3-for-4 night at the plate.

A Short-Season Connecticut
21-27, 4th in Stedler Division

Team R H E
Connecticut 4 5 0
Brooklyn 1 6 2

A four-run third inning was all the offense Connecticut needed in Tuesday’s game against Brooklyn as the Tigers topped the Cyclones 4-1. Jonathon Crawford earned a no decision in the start after shutting out Brooklyn on three hits over 2 ? innings. Jonathan Maciel improved to 2-1 after earning the win in relief. Dominic Ficociello led the way offensively for the Tigers, going 1-for-4 with two runs driven in.

R DSL Tigers
37-18, 1st in Dominican Summer League San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
Blue Jays 3 8 3
Tigers 2 3 2

The DSL Tigers overcame a two-run deficit to force extra innings in Tuesday’s game against the Blue Jays before allowing the go-ahead run in the tenth inning as the Tigers fell to the Blue Jays 3-2. Stanley Martinez earned a no decision in the start after allowing two earned runs on three hits in 2 ? innings. Jesus Guzman fell to 3-3 after earning the loss out of the bullpen. Sandy Acevedo drove in the only RBI for the Tigers on a pinch hit sacrifice.

R GCL Tigers
23-15, 1st in Gulf Coast League

Team R H E
Tigers 4 8 0
Pirates 5 9 0

The GCL Tigers gave up the game-winning run in the eighth inning of Tuesday’s game against the Pirates as the Tigers fell 5-4. Starting pitcher Joshua Carr took the no decision after allowing two earned runs on four hits over 2 ? innings. Brett Huber fell to 2-2 after earning the loss in relief. Miguel Paulino drove in two runs on a 1-for-3 night at the plate.

R VSL Tigers
32-36, 4th in Venezuelan Summer League

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

The VSL Tigers did not play.

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