Tigers Minor League Wrap – 6/4/07

by billfer on June 4, 2007 · 5 comments

in 2007 Season,Minors

Toledo 3 Buffalo 9
Jordan Tata started and was rocked 3 homers leading to 6 runs in only 2 1/3 innings. Eulogio De La Cruz who was recently promoted came on in relief and walked 5 batters and lasted only an inning. Ryan Raburn hit his 12th homer.

Erie – DNP

St. Lucie 2 Lakeland 6
Wil Rhymes was 3 for 3 with a walk. Wilkin Ramirez and Justin Justice each had 2 hits. Burke Badenhop went 5 2/3 innings allowing 2 runs on 7 hits.

Fort Wayne 2 West Michigan 4
Gorkys Hernandez had 2 doubles. Deik Scram had 2 hits and a walk.

Minors News

Matt explores the Eulogio De La Cruz promotion. I hadn’t thought much about it, but maybe they are giving him a whirl as a reliever at the higher level to see if he can be added to the bullpen. His starter numbers are better than as a reliever, but his stuff can be impressive regardless.

TigsTown notes that Vincent Blue was released and Vance Wilson is about to start rehabbing at Lakeland.



Greg June 4, 2007 at 11:11 pm

Bilfer, is it possible to put the minor league records with the daily squibs?

colin June 5, 2007 at 1:46 pm
colin June 5, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Walt June 5, 2007 at 2:44 pm

Trahern seems to be benefitting from having a better defense behind him in AA.

Mike R June 5, 2007 at 8:09 pm

Trahern’s been dominating. of his 246 batters faced this year in Erie, he either struck them out or enduced a ground ball 171 times. That’s 69.5% of the time.

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