Minor League Recaps: 5/9/2013

Detroit Tigers 1B Aaron Westlake - US PRESSWIRE

Toledo's offense finally came to life in a 12-2 drubbing of Rochester; Erie got back to its winning ways behind Saupold and Collins; Lakeland had to go to extra innings, but knocked off Clearwater; and Briceno was really good over 5 innings for West Michigan, until the 6th inning undid him and the team in a loss to BG.

AAA Toledo Mud Hens (10-25)

W, 12-2 vs. Rochester. Finally, the Mud Hens found their offensive stroke, pounding out 16 hits to beat up on Rochester. Alvarez was good on the mound again; and Castellanos, Russo, and Douglas each had at least 3 hits to pace the offensive onslaught.

-LHP Jose Alvarez: 7 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, W (2-2, 1.50 ERA)

-LHP Phil Coke: IP, H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 0 K (Rehab assignment)

-RF Avisail Garcia: 2-5, RBI, R

-LF Nick Castellanos: 3-4, 2 2B (12), 2 RBI, 3 R

-3B Kevin Russo: 4-5, 2B (5), 2 RBI, R

-2B Brandon Douglas: 3-3, 3B (1), 2 RBI, 2 R

AA Erie SeaWolves (20-12)

W, 5-1 vs. Bowie. A day after seeing their 7 game winning streak snapped, the SeaWolves got back to their winning ways behind yet another strong performance from Warwick Saupold and the continued offensive surge of Tyler Collins.

-RHP Warwick Saupold: 6 2/3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 6 K, W (2-1, 2.11 ERA)

-RHP Tyler Stohr: 1 2/3 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, Save (1)

-CF Jamie Johnson: 1-3, R, 2 BB

-SS Hernan Perez: 1-5, SB (13), 3 K

-OF Tyler Collins: 2-3, 2B (8), HR (8), 2 RBI, 2 R

-1B James Robbins: 2-4, RBI, R

-3B Wade Gaynor: 2-4, HR (4), 2 RBI, R

A+ Lakeland Flying Tigers (13-19)

W, 8-7 vs. Clearwater (10 innings). Lakeland got 5 shutout innings of relief from Robowski and Clinard to allow the offense to tie the score, and eventually win it in extras. Aaron Westlake had a big day at the plate for the Flying Tigers.

-2B Tyler Hanover: 2-5, R, BB

-1B Aaron Westlake: 4-6, HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 R

-RF Mike Hernandez: 1-5, HR (2), 3 RBI, 2 R, BB

-SS Brandon Loy: 2-4, R, BB

-LHP Ryan Robowski: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K

-RHP Will Clinard: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, K, W (1-2, 1.86 ERA)

A West Michigan Whitecaps (14-17)

L, 5-1 vs. Bowling Green. Endrys Briceno was really good for 5 innings, and then a couple errors and 3 hits showed him the door in the 6th inning. Adolfo Reina was the only Whitecap with multiple hits, although Devon Travis extended his hitting streak to 17 games.

-RHP Endrys Briceno: 5+ IP, 4 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, L (0-3)

-RHP Chad Smith: 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 K (0.69 ERA)

-2B Devon Travis: 1-3, 2B (4), BB

-1B Jeff Holm: 1-4, RBI

-C Adolfo Reina: 2-3, 2B (2), BB

-CF Austin Schotts: 1-3, R.

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