Minor League Recaps 7/16

James McCann returned from the Futures Game and recored one hit for Erie. - Brad Barr-US PRESSWIRE

Erie and the GCL Tigers were the only two affiliates in action yesterday, and both squads won. James McCann returned from the Future Games and recorded one hit for Erie, while Eugenio Suarez launched his sixth home run of the season during the same game.

Double-A: Erie SeaWolves (49-45)

W, 5-2 vs. Akron. Erie jumped out to a 2-0 first-inning lead, and the SeaWolves never looked back. Warwick Saupold started for Erie and allowed one run over four innings of work. Eugenio Suarez hit a two-run home run, while Daniel Fields and Tyler Collins drove in one run apiece. James McCann made his return from the Futures Game and went 1-3. Francisco Lindor, who is Cleveland’s top prospect according to MLB.com, went 0-2 with two walks for the Aeros.

  • RHP Warwick Saupold: 4 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Tyler Clark (W, 1-0): 3 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • LHP Ryan Robowski: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Melvin Mercedes: 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • C James McCann: 1-3, R, BB, 2 K
  • CF Daniel Fields: 2-4, R, RBI, 1 K, SB (14)
  • SS Eugenio Suarez: 1-5, R, HR (6), 2 RBI
  • LF Tyler Collins: 0-4, RBI, SB (3)
  • DH Ramon Cabrera: 2-4
  • RF Jamie Johnson: 1-4, 2 R, BB, 2 SB (14)
  • 3B Wade Gaynor: 1-4, 2B (17), 2 K
Rookie: Gulf Coast League Tigers (13-6)

W, 8-6 vs. GCL Phillies. The Tigers used a six-run fifth inning to break the contest open. Six different Tigers drove in runs, while Ricardo Ciriaco notched his eighth save of the season to secure the win.

  • RHP Confesor Lara: 4 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 7 K
  • RHP Andrew Harrison (W, 1-0): 4 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Ricardo Ciriaco (S, 8): 1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 0 K
  • LF Rashad Brown: 2-5, R, 2 3B (2), RBI
  • DH Dean Green: 1-3, R, RBI, BB
  • C Drew Longley: 2-4, R, 1 K
  • 2B Javier Betancourt: 1-3
  • SS Steven Negron: 1-5, R, 2B (2), RBI, 2 K
  • RF Orvin Tovar: 0-4, R, RBI, 1 K
  • 3B Steven Fuentes: 3-3, 2 R, 2 RBI, BB
  • CF Ismael Salgado: 0-3, 2 RBI
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