Steven Moya hit two home runs as part of a four-hit game, and the Mud Hens won their third game in a row. Toledo had no trouble with Braves top prospect Lucas Sims, roughing him up for eight runs (six earned) on eight hits in four innings. Chad Huffman and Nate Schierholtz also homered for Toledo, while Casey McGehee added three hits and an RBI. Mud Hens starter Warwick Saupold earned the win despite allowing five runs in 5 1/3 innings.
Moya: 4-5, 2B, 2 HR, 3 R, 5 RBI
McGehee: 3-4, 2B, 3 R, RBI
Huffman: 2-5, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI, SO
Schierholtz: 3-3, HR, R, 2 RBI
Saupold (W): 5.1 IP, 6 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 3 SO
Coming up next: Matt Boyd (1-2, 3.05 ERA) starts against Gwinnett's Casey Kelly (1-0, 2.33 ERA) as the Mud Hens look for a road sweep.
Erie SeaWolves 14, Altoona Curve 0 (box)
The SeaWolves offense had a banner evening, scoring 14 runs on 19 hits and five walks. Altoona starter David Whitehead gave up 10 (!) of those runs, five of which came in the first inning. Every Erie hitter reached base, but the highlights included Corey Jones' home run and two triples from Jeff McVaney. Meanwhile, SeaWolves starter Lucas Harrell scattered seven hits and two walks in six shutout innings.
McVaney: 3-5, 2B, 2 3B, 3 R, 2 RBI, BB
Krizan: 3-5, 2B, 3B, 3 R, 2 RBI, BB
Jones: 1-4, HR, R, 3 RBI, SO
Ficociello: 2-4, 2B, R, 2 RBI, 2 SO
Harrell (W): 6.0 IP, 7 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, SO
Coming up next: Matt Crouse (0-0, 3.86 ERA) will make his first start of the season on Tuesday as the SeaWolves continue their four-game series with Altoona.
Christin Stewart hit his ninth home run of the season as part of a sixth inning that tied the game for the Flying Tigers. However, a three-run inning against reliever Willy Paredes gave Daytona their 10th win of the season and first of the three-game series. Stewart was one of four Lakeland batters with multi-hit games, led by Ross Kivett's three hits (including a double). Starter Endrys Briceno allowed three runs in five innings, and walked four.
Kivett: 3-5, 2B, RBI, SO
Stewart: 2-4, HR, 2 R, RBI
Simcox: 2-5, 2 SO
Briceno: 5.0 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 4 BB, 5 SO
Paredes (L): 1.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R (3 ER), SO
Coming up next: Tyler Alexander (1-3, 3.47 ERA) takes the mound looking for his second straight win as Lakeland and Daytona finish up their three-game series.
West Michigan Whitecaps 6, Beloit Snappers 3 (box)
The Whitecaps rode a pair of three-run innings to an easy win, evening their series against the Snappers. Will Maddox led the way with three hits for West Michigan, while Rashad Brown added two hits and a pair of RBI. Shane Zeile had the Whitecaps' lone extra base hit, a triple. Starter Sandy Baez allowed three runs on eight hits in 4 1/3 innings, but his fastball reached as high as 97 miles per hour.
Maddox: 3-4, RBI
Brown: 2-3, R, 2 RBI
Hill: 1-4, R
Baez: 4.1 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 SO
Maciel (W): 3.2 IP, 2 H, 0 ER, 2 SO
Coming up next: The Whitecaps will send Jordan Smith (2-0, 3.38 ERA) to the mound against Beloit's Angel Duno (2-1, 1.96 ERA) as the two teams finish their three-game series.