Minor League Wrap 8.1.2011
Toledo 3, Syracuse 8 (Nationals)
Andy Oliver dropped to 6-8 after giving up 6 runs (5 ER) over 4 2/3 as the starter. He gave up 6 hits and 2 walks while striking out 7. Marte allowed 2 ER over 2.1 IP in relief. Lester Oliveros threw two final scoreless innings.
Inge was 1-3 from the plate with a double, two walks, and all 3 Toledo RBI. Will Rhymes went 2-4 with a double and a run scored.
Lakeland 11, Fort Myers 2 (Twins)
Zach Samuels (RHP) made his first start of the year and lasted 4 innings. He posted the following line: 4 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 K. Cole Nelson (LHP) came on in relief and earned his fifth win after throwing three perfect innings with 4 K’s. White, Faulk, and Little threw 2/3 of an inning each with no hits, walks, or runs allowed.
Wade Gaynor (3B) went 4-5 from the plate with three doubles and four RBI. Lennerton, Brantly, and Garcia each hit home runs. Corey Jones (2B) went 0-5 with an other-worldly five strikeouts.
West Michigan 6, South Bend 1 (Diamondbacks)
Kevin Eichhorn (RHP) threw an absolute gem of a complete game. He gave up just 4 hits and a walk while striking out two. He improved to 8-3 on the season with a 3.47 ERA.
James Robbins (1B) went 2-4 from the plate with 2 runs scored, a HR, and 2 RBI. Steven Moya (RF) also had a HR with 2 RBI. Clay Jones (DH) was 3-4 with a double and a RBI.