Tigers Minor League Wrap 4/23/07

Toledo 8 Charlotte 1
Timo Perez hit his 4th homer and added 2 other hits. Brent Clevlen went 2 for 4 with a walk. Chris Maples and Dane Sardinha each had 2 hit games. Dennis Tankersley pitched 7 innings allowing only 4 hits and 1 run while walking one and fanning 5.

Akron 4 Erie 9
Jeff Larish doubled and walked raising his season line to an impressive 268/344/554. Mike Hollimon hit his first homer of the season and added a walk. Kody Kirkland and Brent Dlugach had 2 hit games and Jackson Melian had 3 hits. Eddie Bonine started and went 5 2/3 innings fanning 7 and allowing 3 runs on 7 hits. Anthony Tomey who was just promoted from Lakeland retired all 4 batters he faced, striking out 2.

Lakeland 2 Sarasota 7
Cameron Maybin tripled and singled and is n ow hitting 321/465/661. Burke Badenhop allowed 4 runs, but only one was earned, over 5 innings.

Wisconsin 6 West Michigan 3
Not much offense for the Caps with only 4 hits posted. Ryan Strieby picked up 2 of them. Jonah Nickerson pitched shutout baseball for 5 innings before being touched for 5 runs in his last 1 1/3.

Minors News

Virgil Vasquez was named International League pitcher of the week.