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Minor League Recaps 8/5

Lakeland was the only affiliate during yesterday's action to win. Erie and Connecticut had off days. Corey Knebel struck out the side for West Michigan during his one inning of work, while Nick Castellanos recorded his 31st double of the season.

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Triple-A: Toledo Mud Hens (50-68)

L, 6-3 vs. Columbus. The Clippers scored four runs in the first inning and the Mud Hens could never recover. Jair Jurrjens started for Toledo and was tagged with the loss, as the right-hander allowed six runs over three innings. Nick Castellanos drove in a run and recorded his 31st double of the season.

  • RHP Jair Jurrjens (L, 6-7): 3 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 2 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Robbie Weinhardt: 2.2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Kenny Faulk: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Jon Link: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 0 K
  • LF Nick Castellanos: 1-3, 2B (31), RBI, BB, 1 K
  • 1B Jordan Lennerton: 0-4, 1 K
  • SS Argenis Diaz: 0-4, RBI
  • 2B Danny Worth: 2-5, R, 2B (14), 1 K
  • CF Kevin Russo: 1-3, 2B (22), RBI
  • C Bryan Holaday: 2-4
Advanced-A: Lakeland Flying Tigers (49-56)

W, 6-5 vs. Jupiter. Lakeland scored all six of their runs in the third inning, and went on to shutout the Hammerheads over the game’s final four innings to secure the win. Steven Moya and Jason Krizan each drove in two runs, while Devon Travis and Jeff McVaney drove in one run apiece. Jose Valdez then came on and notched his tenth save of the season.

  • RHP Jeff Ferrell (W, 5-5): 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 2 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Patrick Cooper (H, 1): 3 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Jose Valdez (S, 10): 1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • SS Dixon Machado: 2-5, R, 2B (5)
  • 3B Francisco Martinez: 1-3, R, BB
  • 1B Aaron Westlake: 1-4
  • 2B Devon Travis: 1-4, R, RBI, BB
  • DH Steven Moya: 1-4, R, 2 RBI, 1 K
  • RF Jeff McVaney: 1-4, R, 2B (20), RBI
  • LF Jason Krizan: 2-4, 2 RBI
  • CF Chad Wright: 0-3, R, 2 BB, 1 K
Low-A: West Michigan Whitecaps (54-57)

L, 5-4 vs. Dayton. In a 13-inning marathon, Calvin Drummond surrendered a run in the game’s final inning, and West Michigan could not get it back. Jake Stewart and Connor Harrell both hit home runs for the Whitecaps, while Corey Knebel struck out the side in the tenth inning. Endrys Briceno started for West Michigan and allowed three runs (one earned) over five innings.

  • RHP Endrys Briceno: 5 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 1 K
  • LHP Jose Turley: 2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Guido Knudson: 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Corey Knebel: 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K
  • RHP Angel Nesbitt: 2 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 0 K
  • RHP Calvin Drummond (L, 2-2): 1 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 1 K
  • CF Connor Harrell: 2-5, 2 R, HR (4), RBI, 2 K
  • 2B Jared Reaves: 1-5, 2 K, SB (4)
  • 3B Jason King: 0-6, 2 K
  • 1B Dean Green: 0-5
  • RF Jake Stewart: 1-5, R, HR (11), 3 RBI, 3 K
  • LF Raph Rhymes: 2-6, 2B (2)
  • SS David Gonzalez: 1-5
  • DH Lance Durham: 1-4, R, BB, 1 K
Rookie: Gulf Coast League Tigers (23-14)

L, 12-9 vs. GCL Pirates. The Pirates pounded out 17 hits, and scored three runs in the tenth inning en route to claiming the extra-inning victory. Tim Remes hit two home runs for the Tigers and drove in four runs. Steven Negron and Steven Fuentes also drove in two runs apiece for the Tigers. The Tigers committed seven errors throughout the course of the ballgame.

  • LHP Preston Jamison: 4 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Juan Falcon: 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Dean Aldridge: 1 IP, 4 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • RHP Cesar Burgos: 3 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K
  • RHP Ricardo Ciriaco (L, 0-3): 1 IP, 2 H, 3 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 1 K
  • LF Rashad Brown: 0-5, BB, 1 K
  • RF Miguel Paulino: 2-3, 2 R, 2 2B (4), 2 BB, SB (2)
  • SS Steven Negron: 2-6, 2 RBI, 2 K
  • 3B Steven Fuentes: 2-4, 2 R, 2B (4), HR (2), 2 RBI, BB, 1 K
  • 1B Jesus Ustariz: 2-3
  • C Tim Remes: 3-4, 3 R, 2B (3), 2 HR (3), 4 RBI, BB
  • CF Orvin Tovar: 1-5, R, 2B (5)