Minor League Recaps 7/25

Darin Downs pitched a scoreless inning for West Michigan. - USA TODAY Sports

Erie, West Michigan and the GCL Tigers all won during yesterday's action. Toledo lost in 20 innings, while Lakeland and Connecticut were both postponed. Omar Infante went 1-2 for West Michigan. Jake Thompson earned the win for the Whitecaps, and Corey Knebel notched his seventh professional save during the same game.

Triple-A: Toledo Mud Hens (46-61)

L, 2-1 vs. Scranton/WB. Toledo and Scranton played 20 innings in total – with Scranton eventually winning in walk-off fashion. The Mud Hens went through six pitchers, while Scranton went through eight. Avisail Garcia, Nick Castellanos and Jordan Lennerton were a combined 0-24 with ten strikeouts.

  • LHP Jose Alvarez: 7 IP, 11 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 5 K
  • RHP Jose Ortega: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
  • DH Avisail Garcia: 0-9, 4 K
  • LF Nick Castellanos: 0-8, BB, 3 K
  • 1B Jordan Lennerton: 0-7, BB, 3 K
  • C Bryan Holaday: 0-6, 1 K
  • RF Danny Dorn: 3-7, 3B (2), RBI, BB, 2 K
Double-A: Erie SeaWolves (53-49)

W, 4-0 vs. Bowie. Matt Crouse and David Kopp combined to shutout Bowie, allowing just three hits along the way. The SeaWolves scored two runs in the first and two more in the third. Brandon Douglas, Daniel Fields and Ramon Cabrera knocked in all four of Erie’s runs.

  • LHP Matt Crouse (W, 6-8): 8 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 4 K
  • RHP David Kopp: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • C James McCann: 0-3, BB, 1 K
  • CF Daniel Fields: 1-3, 2 R, 2B (22), RBI, BB, SB (17)
  • SS Eugenio Suarez: 1-3, R, 2B (16), BB
  • LF Tyler Collins: 0-4, 1 K
  • DH Ramon Cabrera: 2-4, R, RBI, SB (2)
  • RF Jamie Johnson: 1-3, BB
  • 3B Wade Gaynor: 1-3, 2B (20), 1 K
  • 2B Brandon Douglas: 1-4, 2B (4), 2 RBI
Low-A: West Michigan Whitecaps (49-53)

W, 4-3 vs. Fort Wayne. Jake Thompson started for West Michigan and allowed two runs on five hits over five innings en route to earning the win. Omar Infante went 1-2 with a strikeout while batting second and playing second base. The Whitecaps fell behind early, but scored two runs in both the fourth and fifth frames to take the lead for good. Darin Downs pitched a scoreless inning in relief, while Corey Knebel earned his seventh professional save.

  • RHP Jake Thompson (W, 1-3): 5 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 0 BB, 4 K
  • LHP Darin Downs (H, 1): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Corey Knebel (S, 7): 1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • LF Danry Vasquez: 1-4, RBI, 1 K
  • 2B Omar Infante: 1-2, 1 K
  • 2B Jared Reaves: 1-2, RBI
  • CF Connor Harrell: 1-4, R, HR (2), 2 RBI, 2 K
  • 3B Jason King: 1-3, R, BB, SB (6)
  • 1B Dean Green: 1-3, 2B (1), 2 K
  • C Bennett Pickar: 0-1, R, 2 BB, SB (1)
  • DH Lance Durham: 0-3, 1 K
Rookie: Gulf Coast League Tigers (17-9)

W, 6-4 vs. GCL Yankees2. Preston Jamison started for the Tigers and allowed two runs on six hits over five innings while walking two batters and striking out four. In the tenth inning, the Tigers struck for three runs before Brett Huber tossed his second inning in relief to secure the win.

  • RHP Austin Kubitza (H, 3): 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
  • RHP Ricardo Ciriaco: 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 K
  • RHP Brett Huber (W, 2-1): 2 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 2 K
  • LF Rashad Brown: 1-4, 1 K
  • C Tim Remes: 0-4, RBI, BB, 1 K
  • 3B Steven Fuentes: 1-3, R, 2B (3), 2 RBI, 2 BB, 1 K
  • 2B Jose Zambrano: 1-4, R, 2B (4), RBI, 1 K
  • 1B Jesus Ustariz: 1-3, 2 R, 2 BB
  • CF Chad Wright: 1-3, R, 2 BB

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