Toledo Mud Hens 2, Louisville Bats 0 (box)
Catcher John Hicks hit a two-out, two-run single in the top of the eighth to score the only runs of the game in a pitcher’s duel against Louisville. Warwick Saupold tossed six shutout innings for the Mud Hens, striking out three. Blaine Hardy earned the win with 1 1⁄3 innings of work, and Edward Mujica avoided disaster in a scoreless ninth for the save. Outfielders Alex Presley and Jim Adduci had two hits apiece for Toledo.
Presley: 2-4, R
Hicks: 1-4, 2 RBI, SO
Saupold: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 0 ER, 3 SO
Coming up next: Buck Farmer takes the mound for the Mud Hens on Wednesday as they continue their series against Louisville.
Erie SeaWolves 4, Bowie Baysox 2 (box)
The SeaWolves were out-hit 11-6, but clubbed four doubles as a team to earn a 4-2 win. Jason Krizan had three of Erie’s six hits, and scored a run. Grayson Greiner drove in a pair of runs, while Mike Gerber added another double. Anthony Vasquez earned the win with seven strong innings, allowing a pair of runs on eight hits.
Krizan: 3-4, 2 2B, R, RBI
Gerber: 1-4, 2B, R, 3 SO
Greiner: 1-4, 2B, 2 RBI, SO
Vasquez (W): 7.0 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 2 SO
Coming up next: The SeaWolves will go for a three-game sweep of the Baysox at 12:05 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Lakeland took a 2-0 lead on RBI hits from Austin Green and Ross Kivett, but a leaky bullpen ultimately resulted in defeat. Beau Burrows had a strong start for the Flying Tigers, allowing a pair of runs in six innings with six strikeouts. Kyle Dowdy took the loss for Lakeland after giving up two runs in the seventh. Kivett and Zac Shepherd had two hits apiece for Lakeland.
Kivett: 2-5, RBI
Shepherd: 2-4, R, 2 SO
Burrows: 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, BB, 6 SO
Coming up next: A.J. Ladwig will aim for his second win of the season as the Flying Tigers take on the Threshers at Joker Marchant Stadium at 6:35 p.m. ET on Wednesday.
Dayton Dragons 3, West Michigan Whitecaps 2 (box)
The Whitecaps also blew a 2-0 lead on Tuesday, dropping their second against Dayton in as many days and third in a row overall. Gregory Soto had a strong outing for West Michigan, tossing five shutout innings with four strikeouts. Eduardo Jimenez gave up a pair of unearned runs in relief, and took the close loss. The Whitecaps offense struggled to score, going 1-for-13 with runners in scoring position.
Coming up next: Kyle Funkhouser will make his second start of the season on Wednesday when the Whitecaps continue their series against Dayton at 7:00 p.m. ET.