Tigers Minor League Wrap 4-21-08

by billfer on April 22, 2008 · 5 comments

in 2008 Season,Minors

Toledo – DNP

Erie 3 Harrisburg 4
Max St. Pierre singled and walked twice. Josh Rainwater allowed 3 runs on 5 hits and 4 walks with only 1 strike out in 5 innings.

Lakeland 4 Fort Myers 10
Jeramy Laster and Justin Justice each homered for the Flying Tigers. Cale Iorg who had been killing the ball struggled with an 0 for 4, 3 K night. Jonah Nickerson struggled allowing 6 runs in 5.1 innings.

Beloit 1 West Michigan 2
Curtis Granderson tripled and fanned twice in 4 at-bats. Roger Tomas was 3 for 3 and is now hitting .423. Ramon Garcia went 8 innings allowing 1 run with no walks and 4 K’s. Noah Krol fanned 2 in his inning of work for the save.

Minor Notes

  • Take 75 North has more roster moves which impact Toledo primarily with Francisco Cruceta and Mike Hollimon joining the squad.
  • Andrew Hess blogs about Curtis Granderson joining the Whitecaps.


Alex April 22, 2008 at 10:34 am

Curtis…come back to us and bring your triples with you!

greg April 22, 2008 at 3:21 pm

Anyone know if Cruceta’s outing will be captured on video and whether it will be available anywhere?

Anyone attending the game? I’d love to here how his stuff looks along with his velocity.

Matt in Toledo April 22, 2008 at 4:30 pm


I believe MiLB.com offers video for a limited number of AAA games. I think you can buy them one at a time, but you can certainly subscribe. I think it’s something like $20, and I think it works like mlb.tv so I’d imagine they have archives, too.

In Toledo, Buckeye televises a number of the Hens’ home games so it very well may be on TV here. Thanks for the reminder to look to see if I can DVR it.

greg April 22, 2008 at 5:29 pm

Cool, thanks Matt.

Jojo Sun Devil April 22, 2008 at 7:25 pm

Max St. Pierre has been in the farm system a long time. Will he ever crack the majors?

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