Tigers Minor League Wrap – May 27th

Rochester 9, Toledo 5 11 innings
Kevin Hooper had two hits and two walks to pace the Mud Hen attack. Ryan Raburn doulbed in 3 runs, but also struck out 4 times. Zach Miner allowed 5 runs on 5 hits with 5 strike out sin 5 2/3 innings. Mark Woodyard gave up 4 runs in the 11th to take the loss.

Erie 9, Altoona 5
Kody Kirkland was 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and a walk. Mike Rabelo continued his hot hitting with a 3 for 4 effort. Struggling Brent Clevlen was dropped to 6th in the lineup, and added a single and a walk. Nate Bumstead allowed 5 hits and 5 walks in 6 innings, but limited the damage to 4 runs. Eulogio De La Cruz allowed one unearned run in picking up a 3 inning save.

Lakeland 1, Tampa 0
Victor Mendez was the offense for Lakeland with a 3 for 3 night. Jeff Larish added a double. But Jair Jurrjens didn’t need much support. He pitched 7 shutout innings, limiting the opposition to 3 hits while striking out 3. Kevin Whelan picked up the last out for the save.

West Michigan 7, Southwest Michigan 1
Justin Justice picked up 3 hits for West Michigan. Meanwhile, Burke Badenhop two hit Southwest Michigan for 7 innings. He allowed one run while walking none and striking out 5.