Tigers Minor League Wrap 5/9/09

Lehigh Valley 7 Toledo 11
Jeff Frazier (newly promoted), Don Kelly (playing centerfield), and Wilkin Ramirez all had 3 hits. Brent Clevlen and Brent Dlugach homered. Lucas French allowed 3 runs on 5 hits, 2 walks and 3 K’s in 6 innings. Matt Rusch was touched up for 5 runs in 2.2 innings.

Bowie 5 Erie 7
Scott Sizemore was 2 for 5 with a homer and is hitting 324/423/562 and at this rate could be a factor in a Placido Polanco contract extension. Ryan Strieby hit his 9th homer. Max Leon and Brennan Boesch each had 2 hits. Luis Marte fanned 7 and walked 1 in 5 innings allowing 3 runs on 5 hits. Cody Satterwhite allowed a homer, but also fanned 4 and walked 1 in 2 innings of relief.

Robbie Weinhardt - cr Roger DeWitt

Robbie Weinhardt - cr Roger DeWitt

Brevard County 3 Lakeland 2
Jordan Newton tripled and singled. Thad Weber allowed 3 runs on 6 hits with a walk and 6 strikeouts in 7 innings. Robbie Weinhardt walked 1 and fanned 2 in his inning of work. (I’ve decided I really like Weinhardt so every time he pitches you’re going to hear about it in the wrap.

Clinton 6 West Michigan 2 (15 innings)
Brandon Douglas went 3 for 6. Billy Nowlin singled and added 2 walks. Mauricio Robles allowed just 2 hits in 5 innings of shutout ball. He also struck out 7 and walked 4. Robles now has 47 strikeouts and 13 walks in 31.2 innings for a 2.56 ERA. Victor Larez allowed the 4 go ahead runs in the 15th inning on 6 hits and a walk.