Fresh off a call-up from Double-A Erie, Anthony Vasquez earned his first win with the Mud Hens after posting a quality start against the Braves. Vasquez struck out seven and walked one in six innings of work, though he did allow two home runs. The Mud Hens offense was in high gear as well, collecting six doubles among their 12 hits. JaCoby Jones had three of those knocks, along with three RBI. J.D. Martinez also drove in a run but struck out three times.
Jones: 3-4, 2B, R, 3 RBI, BB
Navarro: 2-3, 2 2B, R, RBI, BB
Martinez: 0-4, RBI, 3 SO
Vasquez (W): 6.0 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, BB, 7 SO
Coming up next: Buck Farmer (0-1, 2.78 ERA) will take on Gwinnett’s Aaron Blair (1-2, 7.17 ERA) in the third game of a four-game set between the Mud Hens and Braves.
Erie SeaWolves 5, Harrisburg Senators 4 (box)
The SeaWolves scored a pair of late runs off the Harrisburg bullpen to steal a road win. Gabriel Quintana led Erie with four RBI, including a game-tying home run in the top of the eighth. Three others also had multi-hit games, and the Seawolves managed 10 hits in all. Jairo Labourt coughed up a pair of runs in relief, but Kurt Spomer and Ruben Alaniz shut the door late.
Quintana: 2-3, 2B, HR, R, 4 RBI
Castro: 2-5, R, SO, SB
Ficociello: 1-3, 2B, 2 R, BB
Lewicki: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R (1 ER), 2 BB, 3 SO
Coming up next: Matt Crouse (3-0, 5.87 ERA) will put his perfect record on the line against Harrisburg’s Jaron Long (3-3, 2.02 ERA) at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday.
Sandy Baez had a bad day on Tuesday, allowing seven runs on nine hits in just 2 1⁄3 innings for Lakeland. He did not strike out a batter. Eight of the nine St. Lucie starters had hits, and many doubled up in the 15-hit effort. Lakeland wasn’t able to mount much of an offensive charge on their end, finishing with just four hits. Zac Shepherd had two of them, including a solo home run.
Shepherd: 2-4, HR, R, RBI
Hinkle: 1-2, 2B, 2 BB
Baez (L): 2.1 IP, 9 H, 7 ER, 2 BB
Coming up next: Kyle Dowdy (2-2, 2.64 ERA) will start for Lakeland against the Mets at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday.
Peoria Chiefs 3, West Michigan Whitecaps 1 (box)
Whitecaps starter Eudis Idrogo was sharp, limiting the Chiefs to six hits in seven innings of work. His offense did him no favors, though. The Whitecaps managed just two hits, both off the bat of first baseman Blaise Salter (who also scored their only run). Locke St. John allowed a pair of runs in relief, taking the loss.
Salter: 2-3, 2B, R, SO
Idrogo: 7.0 IP, 6 H, ER, 3 SO
St. John (L): 1.0 IP, 3 H, 2 ER
Coming up next: Alfred Gutierrez (2-1, 4.22 ERA) will start against Peoria in a noon start on Wednesday.