Tigers Minor League Wrap – August 7th

Toledo 15, Columbus 8
The Mud Hens had 7 homers including 4 from Alexis Gomez. Chris Shelton added one as part of a 3 hit night. Colby Lewis wasn’t sharp with 6 runs on 8 hits and 4 walks but still picked up the win. Chris Spurling faced 8 batters and allowed 1 hit against 3 K’s.

Erie – DNP

Jupiter 8, Lakeland 5
Clete Thomas had 2 doubles and a single. Jeff Larish added 2 hits also. Kevin Ardoin allowed 8 runs on 10 hits in 6 innings. Kevin Whelan pitched 1 scoreless inning with 2 K’s and walk.

Fort Wayne 5, West Michigan 1
The Whitecaps were limited to 4 singles. Wil Rhymes, Matt Joyce, Cameron Maybin, and Mike Hernandez had one apiece. Josh Rainwater pitched 5 1/3 shut out innings on 6 hits. Ricky Steik allowed 5 runs, 4 earned, on 4 hits and a walk.

Tri-City 5, Oneonta 1
Scott Sizemore went 2 for 4 and James Skelton added a double and a single. Christian Martinez gave up 5 runs, 3 earned, on 8 hits in 5 2/3 innings.

GCL Tigers 13, GCL Indians 6
Gorkys Hernandez was a triple short of the cycle. Michael Sullivan and Luis Arlet each added 3 hits. Alfredo Figaro allowed 3 unearned runs in 5 innings on 9 hits. He walked none and fanned 5. Paul Hammond pitched 2 2/3 scoreless innings.