Tigers Minor League Wrap – 4/9/07
Toledo 6 Indianapolis 2
Chris Shelton picked up 2 more hits and a walk bringing his average to 412. Timo Perez has been nearly his equal with 2 hits and a walk of his own to bring his average to 389. Brent Clevlen was 0 for 3 with a walk. Ron Chiavacci allowed 1 run over 5 innings.
Binghamton 0, Erie 8
The Seawolves finally got to open their season, and open it they did. Jeff Larish was the offensive star going 3 for 4 with a homer, a walk and 4 RBI. Matt Joyce added 2 hits as well. Dallas Trahern threw 6 shutout innings with a 13-2 groundout to fly out ratio. PJ Finigan chipped in 2 innings of relief fanning 5 of the 6 hitters he faced.
Lakeland 4, Tampa 10
Sendy Vasquez started and was tagged for the first 5 runs. The relievers didn’t fare much better. Paul Hammond did okay in that he didn’t allow a run, but still surrendered two hits in one inning of work. Cameron Maybin is still looking for his first hit, but he did pick-up and outfield assist. Wilkin Ramirez provided the offense with 2 hits including his first homer of the year.
Lansing 8, West Michigan 3
Rough day for the A clubs pitching staffs. Duane Below walked 6 and didn’t make it out of the 3rd inning. Ryan Strieby added 2 hits to push his average to 308.