Tigers Minor League Wrap – August 20th (Andrew Miller debuts)

Columbus 5, Toledo 2
Chris Shelton was 1 for 2 with 2 walks and his hit was a triple. He has pushed his average to 307. Chad Durbin took the loss as he surrenderd 5 runs, 4 earned, over 5 1/3 innings.

Erie 1, Connecticut 0
Victor Mendez was 2 for 4 and picked up the lone RBI. Jair Jurrgens pitched 7 innings and allowed only 4 hits against 5 K’s.

Lakeland 5, Fort Myers 3
Andrew Miller made his pro debut. He faced 4 batters, hit one, and fanned 2 in a scoreless inning of work. Jeff Frazier was 3 for 4 with 2 doubles.

Fort Myers 4, Lakeland 3
Eleazar Aponte pitched 5 1/3 innings and allowed 3 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks. Juan Francia and Gil Meija each had 2 hits.

Lansing 9, West Michigan 3
Jeremy Laster was 2 for 2 with 2 walks and hit a homer. Cameron Maybin was 1 for 4.

Vermont 8, Oneonta 5
Scott Sizemore had 2 doubles and a walk. Ronnie Bourqin added 2 hits. Louis Ott was 3 for 4. Zach Piccola was roughed up for 8 runs on 11 hits in 4 2/3 innings. Tim Robertson came on in relief and pitched 4 1/3 innings and allowed only 1 walk and no hits.

GCL Tigers 9, GCL Braves 5
Chris Carlson was 2 for 5 with a homer. Gorkys Hernandez went 2 for 5. Eric Beattie who had a couple promising starts battled his control again today with 4 walks in 3 1/3 innings.