Minor League Recaps 7/9


Lakeland, Connecticut and the GCL Tigers all won during yesterday's action. Erie and West Michigan had the day off. First-round selection Jonathon Crawford pitched three hitless innings for Connecticut, while Austin Schotts returned to the top of the lineup for Connecticut's attack.

Triple-A: Toledo Mud Hens (39-55)

L, 5-3 vs. Louisville. After the top of the fifth inning, the Mud Hens trailed by a score of 5-0 and Toledo could never recover. Argenis Diaz was the only Mud Hen to record multiple hits. Cincinnati’s highly thought of prospect, Billy Hamilton, stole his 50th base of the season during the contest.

  • LHP Pat Misch (L, 3-7): 5 IP, 8 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Brayan Villarreal (12 pitches, 8 strikes): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • LF Nick Castellanos: 0-4
  • CF Avisail Garcia: 1-4, RBI, 1 K
  • 1B Jordan Lennerton: 1-4
  • C Bryan Holaday: 1-3, 2B (14), BB
  • SS Argenis Diaz: 2-4, R, 2B (26), 1 K
Advanced-A: Lakeland Flying Tigers (36-48)

W, 4-3 vs. Daytona. Lakeland scored all of their runs during the seventh inning, as the Flying Tigers plated four runs to take the lead for good. The four-run frame was highlighted by Luis Alberto Sanz's two-RBI single that scored both Francisco Martinez and Jason Krizan. Jose Valdez logged 1 2/3 innings to earn the save. Lakeland only recorded four hits in the win.

  • RHP Jeff Ferrell: 6.2 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Michael Torrealba (W, 1-0): 0.2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Jose Valdez (S, 4): 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 4 BB, 3 K
  • 3B Francisco Martinez: 0-3, R, BB, 1 K
  • 2B Devon Travis: 1-3, R, 2B (2), BB
  • RF Steven Moya: 0-3, BB, 1 K
  • SS Jared Reaves: 1-3, R
  • C Luis Alberto Sanz: 1-3, 2 RBI
  • LF Jason Krizan: 0-2, R, RBI, BB
Class-A Short-Season: Connecticut Tigers (7-15)

W, 7-5 vs. Staten Island. First-round selection Jonathon Crawford started for Connecticut and tossed three hitless innings, striking out two batters and walking one. Austin Schotts was back in the leadoff spot for the Tigers, and Ben Verlander scored three runs. Zac Reininger earned the save by pitching 1 1/3 scoreless innings.

  • RHP Jonathon Crawford: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Johnnie Kirkland (H, 1): 1.2 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K
  • RHP Zac Reininger (S, 1): 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • 1B Ben Verlander: 1-2, 3 R, 2B (4), RBI, 2 BB, SB (3)
  • CF Austin Schotts: 1-4, R, BB, 2 K, SB (6)
  • RF Raphael Rhymes: 0-4, R, BB, 1 K
  • 2B Dominic Ficociello: 0-4, R, BB, 1 K, SB (2)
  • DH Duncan McAlpine: 3-4, 2 RBI, BB, SB (1)
  • 3B Brett Harrison: 1-5, R, RBI, 4 K, SB (1)
  • C Chris Taladay: 2-4
Rookie: Gulf Coast League Tigers (9-2)

W, 4-1 vs. GCL Yankees. Fernando Perez started for the Tigers and earned the win, as the right-hander pitched six scoreless innings. Dixon Machado continued his rehab assignment and 2-4 with a walk. Ricardo Ciriaco notched his six save of the season to secure the win for the Tigers.

  • RHP Fernando Perez (W, 3-0): 6 IP, 6 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Joe Flattery: 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Juan Falcon: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 0 K
  • RHP Ricardo Ciriaco (S, 6): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • SS Dixon Machado: 2-4, BB
  • 1B Aaron Westlake: 0-3, 2 K
  • C Tim Remes: 1-4, 2B (2), RBI, 1 K
  • RF Samuel Crafort: 2-3, R, 2B (2), RBI, BB
  • 2B Taylor Johnson: 1-4, R, 2B (2), RBI, BB, 1 K
  • LF Jordan Allen: 1-4, R, 3B (2)
  • CF Ismael Salgado: 1-4, RBI
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