Tigers Minor League Wrap – 4/13/07

Durham 4, Toledo 5
Dennis Tankersley started and lasted 6 1/3 innings surrendering 4 runs. Ryan Raburn hit his second homer of the year and knocked in 2. Chris Shelton took a rare 0 for 3.

Erie 3, Harrisburg 16
Jon Connolly took the beating giving up 8 runs on 10 hits while not surviving the 4th inning. PJ Finigan had struggles of his own surredering 5 runs in one inning. Jeff Larish continues to rip the ball with 2 more hits. Mike Hollimon doubled and walked. Kody Kirkland got his first homer of the year.

Lakeland 7, Clearwater 3
Justin Justice was 3 for 5 tonight with a triple. Cameron Maybin’s homer streak ended as he didn’t put a ball in play. He did acquire 3 walks and he fanned twice. Dusty Ryan picked up his 3rd homer. Lucas French allowed 3 runs on 7 hits, no walks and 5 K’s.

West Michigan – PPD

Minors news

  • There’s a nice article in the Toledo Blade about Chris Shelton. He’s batting 2nd to try and place an emphasis on covering the strike zone and not have him worry about slugging.
  • If you’ve been looking for Jordan Tata, he’s on the disabled list with a sore shoulder. He’s expected to make his first start on April 17th.