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Tuesday, June 254
Columbus, Ohio — Yu Chang hit a two-run double in the fifth inning, leading the Columbus Clippers to a 4-1 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Tuesday (BOX SCORE). With the victory, the Clippers swept the short two-game series.
The double by Chang scored Greg Allen and Mark Mathias to give the Clippers a 2-1 lead.
The Clippers later tacked on a run in both the sixth and seventh innings. In the sixth, Ryan Flaherty hit a solo home run, while Mathias scored on a forceout in the seventh.
Starter Shao-Ching Chiang (5-5) got the win while Gregory Soto (0-2) took the loss in relief in the International League game.
Jordy Mercer reached base three times for the Mud Hens.
Binghamton, N.Y. — Frank Schwindel hit a two-run double in the third inning, leading the Erie SeaWolves to a 10-5 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Tuesday (BOX SCORE).
The double by Schwindel started the scoring in a four-run inning and gave the SeaWolves a 3-1 lead. Later in the inning, Josh Lester scored on a wild pitch and Cole Peterson hit an RBI single.
The SeaWolves later added three runs in the fourth and two in the seventh. In the fourth, Kody Eaves hit an RBI single, driving in Lester, while Peterson and Sergio Alcantara scored on an error in the seventh.
Erie right-hander Tim Adleman (1-0) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing two runs on seven hits over seven innings. Opposing starter Tommy Wilson (1-4) took the loss in the Eastern League game after a rough outing in which he allowed eight runs and 11 hits over 3 2/3 innings.
For the Rumble Ponies, Ali Sanchez doubled and singled twice, driving in two runs. Luis Carpio doubled and singled twice, scoring two runs.
Despite the loss, Binghamton is 6-1 against Erie this season.
Lakeland, Fla. — Dalton Guthrie hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Clearwater Threshers to a 5-3 win over the Lakeland Flying Tigers on Tuesday (BOX SCORE).
The home run by Guthrie capped a four-run inning and gave the Threshers a 5-1 lead after Ben Aklinski hit an RBI double earlier in the inning.
Lakeland cut the deficit to two after Brock Deatherage scored on a wild pitch in the sixth inning and Dylan Rosa hit a solo home run in the seventh.
Clearwater right-hander Alejandro Requena (6-4) picked up the win after allowing one run on just two hits over five innings. Opposing starter Jesus Rodriguez (2-10) took the loss in the Florida State League game after giving up five runs and seven hits over 5⅔ innings.
Single-A West Michigan
Comstock Park, Mich. — Nick Quintana hit a solo home run in the sixth inning, leading the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 3-1 win over the Dayton Dragons on Tuesday (BOX SCORE). With the victory, the Whitecaps snapped a six-game losing streak.
The home run by Quintana gave the Whitecaps a 2-1 lead.
The Whitecaps tacked on another run in the eighth when Quintana hit an RBI single, scoring Wenceel Perez.
Chance Kirby (2-3) got the win with three innings of scoreless relief while Dayton starter Jhon De Jesus (1-7) took the loss in the Midwest League game.
Despite the loss, Dayton is 5-2 against West Michigan this season.
Burlington, Vt. — Kona Quiggle hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and Corey Joyce doubled and singled as the Connecticut Tigers beat the Vermont Lake Monsters 6-3 on Tuesday (BOX SCORE).
The home run by Quiggle scored Jake Holton to give the Tigers a 3-1 lead.
After Connecticut added a run in the sixth when Holton scored on a wild pitch, the Lake Monsters cut into the deficit in the sixth inning when Kyle McCann hit a two-run home run.
The Tigers later tacked on a run in both the eighth and ninth innings. In the eighth, Joyce hit an RBI double, while Eliezer Alfonzo hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Ryan Kreidler in the ninth.
Connecticut southpaw Jack O’Loughlin (1-1) picked up the win after allowing one run on just three hits over five innings. Opposing starter Angello Infante (0-2) took the loss in the New York-Penn League game after allowing three runs and three hits over four innings.
Rookie-level GCL Tigers West
Clearwater, Fla. — Jared Mang hit an RBI single in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the GCL Tigers West to a 10-7 win over the GCL Phillies West on Tuesday (BOX SCORE).
Andrew Navigato scored the go-ahead run on the single after he started the inning on second and advanced to third on a wild pitch. Later in the inning, GCL Tigers West added insurance runs when Cole Zabowski scored on a wild pitch and Mang scored on a sacrifice fly and Ildemaro Escalona hit a sacrifice fly.
In the bottom of the inning, GCL Phillies West scored on a double by Bruce Wang that brought home Rixon Wingrove. However, the rally ended when Ricardo Silva struck Jose Rivera out to end the game.
Zack Hess (1-0) got the win in relief while Jaylen Smith (0-1) took the loss in the Gulf Coast League game.
Rookie-level GCL Tigers East
Lakeland, Fla. — Raimfer Salinas hit an RBI triple in the top of the 10th inning to help lead the GCL Yankees West to a 5-4 win over the GCL Tigers East on Tuesday (BOX SCORE).
Dionys Vallejo scored the go-ahead run on the triple after he started the inning on second. Later in the inning, GCL Yankees West added an insurance run when Salinas scored on a single by Angel Rojas.
In the bottom of the inning, GCL Tigers East scored on a sacrifice fly by Jimmy Mojica that brought home Connor Perry. However, the rally ended when Kevin Milam struck Jonah Girand out to end the game.
Omar Martinez homered and doubled in the win.
Nelson Alvarez (1-0) got the win with a scoreless inning in relief while Bryce Tassin (0-1) took the loss in the Gulf Coast League game.