Tigers Minor League Wrap 8/15/07
Toledo 8 Richmond 7
Andrew Miller had strike zone issues tonight in his rehab start. He threw 75 pitches in 3 innings with 5 walks. The other numbers weren’t any better. Joel Zumaya had better luck retiring the side on 7 pitches. That was almost too quick for a rehab stint, he didn’t get much of a chance to try stuff. His next appearance will be Saturday and if all goes well he’ll be with the team on Monday. Jose Capellan pitched a scoreless 9th for the save.
Erie 7 Reading 3
Cameron Maybin returned to his homering ways after taking a night off to reach base 4 times on Tuesday. Tonight he added a single and a walk. Clete Thomas went 3 for 5 and Matt Joyce homered to round out a productive night for the outfield. Jon Connolly allowed 2 unearned runs in 6 innings on 6 hits, 1 walk, 2 K’s.
Lakeland 1 Clearwater 2
Deik Scram was the offense with a triple and a homer. Angel Castro pitched all 6 innings and allowed 2 runs, 3 walks, and fanned 3.
Lakeland 2 Clearwater 3
Justin Justice and Dusty Ryan each had 2 hits. Gabriel Benitez allowed 2 runs on 2 hits, 3 walks, and 2 K’s in 3 2/3 innings.
West Michigan – DNP
GCL Tigers – Box not available
Kody Kirkland and Kyle Sleeth were outrighted to their respective farm clubs to make room for Rick Porcello and Jair Jurrjens on the 40 man roster. There’s something, um…don’t know what it is, about one former first round pick being removed to make room for another.