Rochester Red Wings 8, Toledo Mud Hens 5 (box)
The Red Wings exploded for seven runs in the top of the sixth inning, chasing starter Thad Weber and reliever Drake Britton from the game before the Mud Hens could retire the side. Toledo answered with three runs of their own in the bottom of the inning, but could not mount enough of a comeback. Anthony Gose and Argenis Diaz each drove in a pair of runs for the Mud Hens. Manager Lloyd McClendon was ejected in hilarious fashion for arguing balls and strikes.
Hicks: 2-3, 2B, R, BB
Gose: 1-4, R, 2 RBI, SO, SB
Weber (L): 5.0 IP, 6 H, 4 R (3 ER), 2 SO
Coming up next: The Mud Hens will enjoy a day off on Monday before heading to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre for a three-game series on Tuesday. Chad Bell (3-1, 3.82 ERA) will start against former Tigers prospect Luis Cessa (1-1, 3.93 ERA) to open the series.
Bowie Baysox 9, Erie SeaWolves 4 (box)
The SeaWolves led 4-2 after the sixth inning, but an offensive onslaught from the Baysox gave them the lead for good after a three-run seventh. Erie reliever Santiago Garrido was responsible for six of Bowie’s seven unanswered runs, as he allowed seven hits in just 1 1/3 innings. The Baysox finished with 16 hits on the day, while Erie managed 11 of their own. Casey Frawley, Connor Harrell, and Jason Krizan all had multi-hit games for the SeaWolves.
Harrell: 2-5, 2B, R, RBI, SO
Krizan: 2-5, 3B, R, SO
Frawley: 2-3, R, RBI, BB
Collier: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 3 BB, 4 SO
Coming up next: Josh Turley (1-5, 5.82 ERA) starts for the SeaWolves as they kick off a three-game series with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Monday evening.
Lansing Lugnuts 5, West Michigan Whitecaps 4 (11) (box)
Lansing’s Ryan Hissey doubled to right in the bottom of the 11th to break a 4-4 tie, delivering the Lugnuts their second consecutive win over West Michigan. The Whitecaps were playing from behind for most of the afternoon, but a Cam Gibson single scored Jose Zambrano in the top of the ninth to tie the score at four. Zambrano finished with two hits and a walk, and Will Maddox hit a two-run homer. Starter Matt Hall struggled, allowing three runs on seven hits in five innings.
Hill: 2-4, BB, SO
Maddox: 2-5, HR, R, 2 RBI, SO
Pirtle: 2-5, R, 2 SO, SB
Zambrano: 2-4, 2B, R, BB, 2 SB
Hall: 5.0 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 5 SO
Coming up next: The Midwest League has reached its All-Star break, with the All-Star Game taking place on Tuesday, June 21 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Five Whitecaps players will play in the game: pitchers Matt Hall, Gerson Moreno, and Kyle Dowdy, and infielders Will Maddox and David Gonzalez.
Connecticut Tigers 3, Vermont Lake Monsters 1 (13) (box)
The Tigers and Lake Monsters played 12 innings of scoreless ball before Connecticut’s Joey Havrilak hit a three-run homer in the top of the 13th, his second of the season. Havrilak finished with four hits in six at-bats, while third baseman Josh Lester doubled twice and reached base four times. Starter Locke St. John was excellent, striking out seven in six shutout innings. Reliever Victor Mueses allowed a run in the bottom of the 13th, but Michael Vinson recorded the final two outs for his first save of the season.
Havrilak: 4-6, HR, R, 3 RBI, SO, SB
Lester: 3-5, 2 2B, R, BB, SO
Salter: 2-5, 2B
St. John: 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, BB, 7 SO
Coming up next: Jose Vasquez (0-0, 67.50 ERA) will start for Connecticut as they continue their series with Vermont.
The Lakeland Flying Tigers are back in action on Monday after having the weekend off for the Florida State League All-Star Game. They will kick off a three-game series at Clearwater at 7:00 p.m. ET.