Tiger Minor League Roundup – April 9th

Charlotte 7, Toledo 1
Colby Lewis had a solid start going 4 innings and only allowing 2 hits against 5 strikeouts. Other than that the game was quite unremarkable from a Mud Hen perspective. Don Kelly who had an impressive spring training at the plate has struggled thus far and is hitting .083.

Erie 4, Harrisburg 0
Tony Giarratano, Brent Clevlen, and Vincent Blue all picked up two hits for Erie. Preston Larrison was perfect for 5 innings and 5 strikeouts.

Lakeland 3, Tampa 2
Clete Thomas homered and added a single. Jeff Frazier was 3 for 5 with 2 double and is hitting .375. Wilken Ramirez added two hits and a stolen base. Kevin Whelan retired all 3 hitters for his second save.

Fort Wayne 11, West Michigan 3
Cameron Maybin went 2 for 4 and is now hitting .462. Erik Averill struggled with his control walking 3 and allowing 5 runs in 4 innings.