AAA Toledo Mud Hens – COLUMBUS 7, TOLEDO 4
13-16, 4th in West division
Ryan Raburn went 2-for-3 with a run and three RBI in a 7-4 loss against Columbus Saturday night. Timo Perez and Ramon Santiago also had multiple hits in the loss and Perez and Raburn each homered. Yorman Bazardo (1-3, 4.73 E.R.A) earned the loss after allowing five earned off of seven hits in six innings. The Mud Hens will face Columbus Sunday at 1:05 p.m. with Zach Miner (0-3, 8.07 E.R.A) taking the mound.
- Jon Gunnells, Toledo Correspondent
AA Erie SeaWolves – ERIE 5, HARRISBURG 4
14-11, t-1st in Southern division
Mike Hollimon singled home Clete Thomas in the bottom of the ninth to give Erie a 5-4 victory over the Harrisburg Senators. Hollimon was 2-for-5 with a run scored in addition to his game winning RBI. The SeaWolves got off to a great start when Andres Torres hit a solo home run to lead off the bottom of the first. Torres was 3-for-4 with a run scored and two RBI's and extended his hit streak to fourteen games. In addition to Torres home run catcher Steve Torrealba hit his first home run of the season and went 2-for-4. Jeff Larrish added two hits going 2-for-4. Anthony Tomey pitched the ninth inning and allowed one hit in earning his first win of the season. Starting pitcher Eddie Bonine got a no decision pitching six innings and allowing seven hits and two earned runs while striking out four. The SeaWolves and Senators will conclude their series Sunday at 1:05 p.m. The SeaWolves pitcher will be Jon Connolly (0-2, 6.27 ERA) and the Senators have not announced their starting pitcher.
- David Oleksy, Erie Correspondent
A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers – JUPITER 8, LAKELAND 7
11-18, 5th in West division
The Flying Tigers and starting pitcher Eleazar Aponte fell to the Jupiter Hammerheads Saturday night 8-7. Aponte pitched 5 1/3 innings and surrendered five runs. On the offensive side, Mike Hernandez batted 3-for-5 with 2 RBIs. Ryan Roberson also registered 2 RBIs with his lone hit of the night, a triple. Justin Justice, Mark Haske, and Ron Bourquin each hit for an RBI as well. Lakeland will look to even the series at Joker Marchant Stadium Sunday afternoon at 1:00 PM. Kyle Denney will most likely make the start for Lakeland, while Ryan Tucker will get the nod for Jupiter.
- Kyle Yerkes, Lakeland Correspondent
A West Mich. Whitecaps – W. MICH. 5, BURLINGTON 1
15-12, 3rd in Eastern division
Deik Scram and Ryan Strieby led the Whitecaps to a 5-1 victory over Burlington Saturday. Scram had two triples and a double with an RBI and three runs scored. Strieby reached base every time up, compiling two hits and a walk with two RBIs and a run scored. Scram and Strieby are now batting .328 and .327, respectively, to lead West Michigan in batting. Angel Castro (3-1, 2.10 ERA) gave up one earned run and five hits while walking two and striking out two over seven innings to pick up the win. West Michigan and Burlington play again Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
- Mike Itchue, West Michigan Correspondent
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