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Lakeland Flying Tigers play another extra innings game, lose

Scores, news, and notes from the Detroit Tigers' farm system on Wednesday, July 8, 2015.

Columbus Clippers 6, Toledo Mud Hens 3 (box)

Shane Greene was pulled early from his start which led to the Mud Hens having to pitch many innings in relief. They weren't up to the task, with Jose Valdez and Guido Knudson giving up two runs apiece. Trayvon Robinson, Bryan Holaday, and Daniel Fields all had three hits in the loss.

Dolis (L, 6-3) 2.2 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 3 SO, 3 BB

Greene: 3 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 2 SO, 1 BB

Robinson: 3-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Holaday: 3-4, HR, RBI, 2 R

Up Next: The Mud Hens have a home date with Columbus tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT.

Altoona Curve 4, Erie SeaWolves 2 (F/7)

In game one of the doubleheader, the Curve beat Erie 4-2 by bouncing on Montreal Robertson. He allowed three runs and the bats never woke up to cut the gap. Five Erie players went hitless on the game.

Robertson (L, 0-1): 3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 SO, 1 BB

Green: 3-3, R

Robbins: 1-3, HR, RBI, R

Gonzalez: 2-3, RBI

Altoona Curve 11, Erie SeaWolves 3 (F/7)

The other half of Erie's doubleheader was a rough one, with Austin Kubitza getting left in as a sacrificial lamb while Altoona teed off. Joe Mantiply finally came to the rescue, but it was a dismal day for the AA affiliate.

Kubitza (L, 5-7) 4.1 IP, 9H, 10 R, 4 SO, 3 BB

Mantiply: 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 5 SO, 0 BB

Bernard: 1-3, 2 R

Green: 2-3, 2B, HR, R, RBI

Up Next: Erie's finally game against Altoona is early this afternoon, with a 12:05 p.m. EDT starting time.

Clearwater Threshers 5, Lakeland Flying Tigers 4 (F/10)

Another day, another extra-inning game for Lakeland. The Flying Tigers pushed across four first inning runs, led by Francisco Martinez's three-run shot, but would not score the rest of the way while having just two hits in the last nine innings. Locke St. John melted down in the fifth after pitching strong early.

Felix (L, 3-4) 1.1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 0 SO, 0 BB

St John: 4.2 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 4 SO, 2 BB

Martinez: 2-4, HR, R, 3 RBI

Rhymes: 1-4, R

Up Next: Lakeland finishes their series with Clearwater tonight at 7:00 p.m. EDT.

Lake County Captains 6, West Michigan Whitecaps 1

The Whitecaps were helpless against Lake County last night, mustering just two hits against four different pitchers. Artie Lewicki was decent for West Michigan, pitching into the seventh before being relieved by Matt Davenport, who allowed three runs to score.

Lewicki (L, 1-3) 6.2 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 6 SO, 1 BB

Kivett: 1-4, RBI

Up Next: The Whitecaps get started early today against Lake County. First pitch is at 11:00 a.m. EDT.