Tigers Minor League Wrap – June 17th

Toledo 10, Rochester 4
David espinosa was 3 for 5 with 2 doubles and Josh Phelps added 3 hits as well. Chad Durbin went 5 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs on 8 hits with no walks and 2 strikeouts.

Harrisburg 6, Erie 2
Once again Erie’s offense was stymied and managed only 4 hits. Kurt Airoso had the big one with a two run homer. Brent Clevlen struck out 3 times in 4 plate appearances. Preston Larrison went 7 innings allowing 4 runs on 10 hits and 3 walks.

There was no game for the Lakeland Tigers as the FSL held it’s All Star Game. L-Tiger reps included Jeff Frazier (1 for 4 with a homer) and Chris Robinson (0 for 1). Tiger pitchers recorded the final 4 outs with Jeff Hahn pitching a scoreless inning and Kevin Whelan allowing a walk and a flyout.

West Michigan 7, Fort Wayne 3
Matt Joyce and Dusty Ryan homered for the Caps. Cameron Maybin was 2 for 3 and added 2 walks and his 9th stolen base. Wil Rhymes also reached base 4 times in 5 at-bats. Lucas French went six innings allowing 3 runs on 6 hits. He fanned 3 and allowed 2 homers. Matt Rusch picked up a 3 inning save allowing only one base runner.

2 Comments

  1. Brian A.

    June 18, 2006 at 4:26 pm

    Today on WGN they brought up the fact that Granderson is eventually going to bat 3rd as opposed to leading off. I can’t wait until Maybin finishes seasoning in the minors so that can become a reality.

  2. Brian

    June 18, 2006 at 6:49 pm

    Its likely that Maybin will be in the middle of the order hitter as well.