Tigers Minor League Wrap 7/18/07
Toledo 1 Norfolk 9
Kevin Hooper doubled twice and Timo Perez added 2 singles and a walk. Yorman Bazardo, a candidate to start in the DH next Tuesday, was roughed up for 11 hits in 5 innings resulting in 6 runs. Tim Byrdak made a rehab appearance and allowed 4 runs on 4 hits, including a homer while retiring only 1 hitter.
Reading 6 Erie 3
Mike Hollimon was a homer short of the cycle. Jeff Larish singled and walked twice. Jon Connolly went 5 2/3 innings and allowed 5 runs (3 earned) on 9 hits, 1 walk, and 3 K’s.
Reading 5 Erie 4
Jeff Larish, Andres Torres, and Matt Joyce had 2 hits a piece. Matt Righter allowed 4 runs on 8 hits, 1 walk, and 3 K’s in 4 innings.
Lakeland 5 Palm Beach 4
Mike Hernandez homered and drove in 2 runs. Lucas French allowed 5 baserunners, and 4 scored.
Kane county 8 West Michigan 2
Scott Sizemore and Brennan Boesch each had 4 hits, the only hits of the night for the Caps. Duane Below allowed 2 runs on 5 hits, 2 walks, and 7 strikeouts in 5 innings.
Jamestown 2 Oneonta 11
Casper Wells led the way with 3 hits. Justin Henry and Angel Fiores each added 2 hits. Sendy Vasquez allowed 2 runs on 3 hits, 3 walks, and 5 K’s in 6 innings.
GCL Indians 5 GCL Tigers 1
Marc McBratney had 2 hits and a walk. Emmanuel Miguelez fanned 8 and walked 1 in 5 innings, but surrendered 3 runs on 5 hits.
In a chat today, Jim Callis had a Tigers blurb:
There’s talk that the Tigers and Crosby have mostly agreed to terms but that they’re waiting to announce the deal to avoid drawing the ire of MLB. Haven’t heard anything new on Porcello. My gut feel is that he winds up a Tar Heel.
Make of it what you will.