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Tuesday, May 21
Columbus, Ohio – Trayce Thompson hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Columbus Clippers to a 5-2 win over the Toledo Mud Hens on Tuesday. (BOX SCORE)
The home run by Thompson scored Brandon Barnes to give the Clippers a 2-1 lead.
After Columbus added a run in the fifth on a home run by Adam Rosales, the Mud Hens cut into the deficit in the sixth inning when Jake Rogers hit a solo home run.
The Clippers later tacked on two runs in the eighth when Thompson and Mike Papi hit RBI singles to secure the victory.
Columbus right-hander Shao-Ching Chiang (2-3) picked up the win after allowing one run on six hits over five innings. Opposing starter Tyler Alexander (1-5) took the loss in the International League game after allowing three runs and four hits over five innings.
Willi Castro doubled and singled for the Mud Hens.
Hartford, Conn. – Sergio Alcantara singled three times, and Matt Manning struck out 10 over 6 2/3 innings as the Erie SeaWolves beat the Hartford Yard Goats 4-0 on Tuesday. (BOX SCORE)
Manning (4-2) allowed two hits while walking two to pick up the win.
In the second inning, Erie went up 2-0 early after Cam Gibson hit an RBI double and then scored on a single by Alcantara. The SeaWolves scored again in the eighth inning when Josh Lester scored on a wild pitch and Jose Azocar scored on a single.
Ty Culbreth (3-3) went five innings, allowing two runs and five hits in the Eastern League game. He also struck out three and walked two.
The Yard Goats were held scoreless for the sixth time this season, while the SeaWolves’ staff recorded their seventh shutout of the year.
Lakeland, Fla. – Kody Clemens hit a walk-off two-run homer, as the Lakeland Flying Tigers beat the Palm Beach Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday. (BOX SCORE)
The Cardinals tied the game 1-1 in the top of the seventh when Rayder Ascanio hit an RBI single, driving in Scott Hurst.
Lakeland starter Tarik Skubal went 6 1/3 innings, allowing one run and three hits. He also struck out two and walked one. Max Green (1-0) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while C.J. Saylor (2-2) took the loss in the Florida State League game.
Cole Peterson singled three times in the win.
With the win, Lakeland improved to 4-1 against Palm Beach this season.
Single-A West Michigan
Comstock Park, Mich. – Daniel Reyes hit a walk-off single with two outs in the ninth inning, as the West Michigan Whitecaps topped the Bowling Green Hot Rods 4-3 on Tuesday. The win snapped a five-game losing streak for the Whitecaps. (BOX SCORE)
Wenceel Perez scored the game-winning run after he reached base on a walk and advanced to third following singles by Ulrich Bojarski and Reyes.
The Whitecaps tied the game 3-3 when Reynaldo Rivera hit an RBI single, scoring Reyes in the sixth.
Reliever Robbie Welhaf (1-0) went one scoreless inning, striking out two to pick up the win. Chris Muller (0-3) went two innings, allowing one run and three hits in the Midwest League game. He also struck out two and walked one.
Jordan Pearce tripled and singled in the win.
Ford Proctor tripled and doubled, driving in a run and also scoring one for the Hot Rods.