Tigers Minor League Wrap – August 21st

Columbus 3, Toledo 2
Alexis Gomez hit his 11th homer for the Mud Hens and reallly seems to have found his power stroke. Chris Shelton was 0 for 4 with 2 K’s. Corey Hamman started and allowed 3 runs on 6 hits and 6 walks while fanning 6 in 6 1/3 innings.

Trenton 7, Erie 6
Don Kelly, Victor Mendez and Chris Maples had 2 hits each while Kelly Hunt homered. Jon connolly allowed 3 runs on 6 hits, including 2 homers, over 6 innings.

Dunedin 7, Lakeland 1
Kyle Sleeth started but didn’t make it out of the first inning as he surrendered 4 hits, 2 walks and 4 runs. Jeff larish was 1 for 4 with a double.

West Michigan 3, Lansing 1
Justin Justice knocked in all 3 runs with a 1st inning homer. Cameron Maybin was 1 for 3 with a walk. Burke Badenhop pitched 6 innings and allowed 1 run on 6 hits, no walks, and 6 K’s. Anthony Claggett picked up his 9th save with a scoreless 9th.

Oneonta 10, Vermont 0
Ronnie Bourquin homered as part of a 2 for 4, 1 walk day. Ryan Strieby and Scott Sizemore each had 2 hits as well. Lou Ott went 3 for 4 and drove in 4. Tom Thornton pitched 7 shut out innings scattering 5 hits and fanning 8.

GCL Tigers 3, GCL Yankees 2
Chris Carlson hit his 11th homer among his 3 hits and Gorkys Hernandez was 2 for 4. At 22, Carlson is old for the league, but his 11 home runs are first, his batting average is 9th, and his OPS is tops. Duane Below allowed 1 hit and 1 unearned run over 8 innings of work.