Alvarez Leads Hens to Win (5/14 Recaps)

Jose Alvarez won his third straight start.

Toledo's Jose Alvarez continued to be strong for the Mud Hens on Tuesday, earning his third straight win as Toledo topped Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in the series opener. Danny Dorn drove in four runs in the win. Lakeland used a strong performance by Tyler Hanover in its win over Palm Beach, while West Michigan and the VSL Tigers fell.

May 14th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
12-28, 4th in West Division

Team R H E
Scranton/WB 2 11 0
Toledo 10 12 1

Toledo jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the second inning and never looked back in its series opener against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as the Mud Hens topped the RailRiders 10-2 on Tuesday. Starting pitcher Jose Alvarez earned his third win of the season after giving up two earned runs on eight hits over six innings. Danny Dorn had another big night for Toledo out of the designated hitter spot, notching two extra base hits on a 2-for-3 night in which he also drove in four runs. Ben Guez had a home run and drove in two runs in the win.

AA Erie Seawolves
23-13, 1st in Western Division

Team R H E
Reading - - -
Erie - - -

Tuesday's game against Reading was postponed.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
14-22, 6th in North Division

Team R H E
Lakeland 6 12 0
Palm Beach 1 5 1

Lakeland jumped out to a strong start against Palm Beach and never trailed in Tuesday's game as the Flying Tigers topped the Cardinals 6-1. Starting pitcher Drew VerHagen earned his first win of the season, pitching six innings of shutout baseball in which he surrendered two hits and struck out four. Tyler Hanover had a big night for Lakeland out of the leadoff spot, going 3-for-5 while driving in two runs in the win.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
15-20, 4th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
West Michigan 2 7 1
Dayton 6 13 1

West Michigan had the daunting task of facing rehabbing Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto on Monday, who was fourth in National League Cy Young voting last season. The Whitecaps couldn't figure out Cueto, falling to Dayton 6-2. Yorfrank Lopez earned his second loss of the season in the start, giving up three earned runs on eight hits over six innings of work. Adolfo Reina drove in both runs for West Michigan on a 1-for-4 night.

R VSL Tigers
0-2, 5th in Venezuelan Summer League

Team R H E
Phillies 7 13 2
Tigers 3 8 1

The Tigers gave up four runs in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Phillies and could not catch up, falling in a 7-3 final. Starting pitcher Jose Fuentes earned his first loss of the season after giving up five earned runs on six hits in five innings of work. Carlos Perez had a home run and drove in three runs on a 2-for-4 night at the plate.

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