Tigers Minor League Wrap 4/27/09

Columbus 6 Toledo 9
Clete Thomas doubled twice and homered. Don Kelly had 3 hits. Eddie Bonine started and allowed 2 runs on 5 hits in 3 innings. Ron Chiavacci fanned 6 in 5 innings of 2 run ball.

Bowie 9 Erie 7
Alex Avila doubled and tripled. Jeff Frazier went 3 for 5. Jonah Nickerson allowed 5 runs on 7 hits and 4 walks in 4.1 innings. Zach Simons fanned 5 in 2 innings, but he allowed 2 runs on 2 hits with 2 walks.

Tampa 6 Lakeland 0
Jordan Newton in his first game after being promoted went 2 for 4. Audy Ciriaco and Chris Carlson each had 2 errors. Andrew Hess allowed 4 runs in 5 innings, but only one was earned. Scott Green fanned 3 in 2 innings.

Lansing 1 West Michigan 5
Luke Putkonen pitched 6 shut out innings allowing 2 hits and 2 runs while fanning 4. Ronnie Bourquin tripled. Brent Wyatt had 2 hits and a walk.

2 thoughts on “Tigers Minor League Wrap 4/27/09”

  1. Man, Nickerson’s really gotten tatoo’d so far in the move up to AA. Although I’ve noticed he started slow last year too….(I’m an Oregon State fan, so I’ve been watching this guy….)

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