Columbus Clippers 2, Toledo Mud Hens 0 (box)
Josh Turley gave up a pair of runs (one earned) on six hits in seven innings, but a hapless Mud Hens offense was only able to manage six hits, handing Turley his first loss of the season. Casey McGehee was the only Toledo player to reach base twice, with a pair of hits. Argenis Diaz added a double, but the Hens went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position.
Moya: 1-4, 2 SO
Diaz: 1-3, 2B
Turley (L): 7.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 3 SO
Coming up next: Michael Fulmer (1-0, 0.82 ERA) looks to continue his blazing start to the season against Columbus' T.J. House (1-0, 4.50 ERA).
The SeaWolves scored a pair of runs in the ninth inning to erase an 8-6 deficit, then added two more runs in the 10th inning to cap an impressive comeback win over Binghamton. Erie starter Brennan Smith allowed five runs in 3 1/3 innings, but the Erie bullpen combined for nine strikeouts and three runs allowed in the final 6 2/3 innings. Catcher Austin Green hit the game-tying home run in the ninth, and Jeff McVaney drove in three runs to pace the SeaWolves' offense.
A. Green: 2-4, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, BB
McVaney: 2-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI, BB
Ficociello: 2-5, R, 3 SO
B. Smith: 3.1 IP, 5 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO
Castillo (W): 2.0 IP, 2 H, ER, BB, 2 SO
Coming up next: Austin Kubitza (1-1, 4.66 ERA) goes for his second win of the season tonight against Rainy Lara (1-1, 2.38 ERA).
Kade Scivicque doubled and drove in three runs as the Flying Tigers capped a three-game sweep of the Manatees. Jeff Ferrell struck out the side in a scoreless inning in a rehab appearance, while Artie Lewicki earned the win with four strong innings in relief. Ben Verlander and Casey Frawley also doubled for Lakeland.
Scivicque: 2-4, 2B, 3 RBI
Frawley: 1-4, 2B, SO
Simcox: 2-4, R, SO, SB
Verlander: 1-3, 2B, R, SO, SB
Ferrell: IP, 0 ER, 3 SO
Lewicki (W): 4.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R (0 ER), 4 SO
Coming up next: Endrys Briceno (0-1, 10.32 ERA) will look to get back on track tonight as the Flying Tigers kick off a series against the Dunedin Blue Jays.
West Michigan Whitecaps 6, Dayton Dragons 5 (box)
Fernando Perez was battered by the Dragons offense, allowing five runs (four earned) on four hits and three walks in the first inning. He only recorded two outs before departing, but the Whitecaps bullpen shut the door from there. Toller Boardman earned the win with 5 1/3 shutout innings, striking out five. Meanwhile, a balance Whitecaps attack was able to claw their way back, scoring six runs despite not recording an extra base hit.
Hill: 1-3, 2 R, BB
Maddox: 2-4, R, RBI
Gibson: 1-3, R, SO, SB
Perez: 0.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R (4 ER), 3 BB, 2 SO
Boardman (W): 5.1 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 5 SO
Coming up next: Whitecaps lefty Matt Hall (1-0, 0.84 ERA) will look to build on a dominant outing in his last start as he faces Dayton's Tanner Rainey (0-2, 5.11 ERA).