Tigers Minor League Wrap 8/18/09

Columbus 7 Toledo 8
Scott Drucker was rocked for 7 runs in 3 innings but Matt Rusch, Zach Simons, and Casey Fien followed with 6 innings of shut out ball. Mike Hessman hit his 19th homer and doubled. Scott Sizemore went 2 for 4 with a double and a walk. Brent Dlugach was a homer short of the cycle and added a walk.

Erie – Suspended

Lakeland 1 Clearwater 4
Audy Ciriaco and Jordan Newton each had 2 hits. Lauren Gagnier surrendered 4 runs on 7 hits, 1 walk, and 6 K’s in 7 innings.

South Bend 2 West Michigan 9
Casey Crosby allowed 3 hits, 3 walks, and no runs over 5 innings to go with 3 K’s. Brent Wyatt doubled twice and walked. Jordan Lennerton homered. Luis Salas and Billyi Nowlin each had 2 hits.

NYPL All Star Game
Michael Rockett went 0 for 1. John Murrian went 0 for 3. Kenny Faulk pitched a scoreless inning.

GCL Tigers 7 GCL Phillies 4
Francisco Martinez went 3 for 5. Elvin Soto doubled and tripled. Brett Anderson homered. Chao Ting Tang picked up 2 hits. Alexander Nunez homered and singled. Giovany Soto pitched 5 shut out innings allowing 4 hits, 1 walk, and 3 K’s.