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Detroit Tigers Minor League Recap 4/10/13: Dean Green, Jordan Lennerton Homer



Indianapolis 7, Toledo 2

July 11, 2012; Reading, PA USA; Erie SeaWolves infielder Jordan Lennerton (37) watches his flyball during AA Eastern League All-Star game at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Eastern Division defeated the Western Division, 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Lennerton (2-4, 2 SO) and Danny Dorn (1-3, SO) went deep for the Mud Hens in today’s loss to Indianapolis. Gustavo Nunez (2-3, BB) and Danny Worth (2-4, 2B) had two hits apiece. Nick Castellanos was 0-3 on the day, but did draw a walk.

Pat Misch allowed seven runs (four earned) in 3.1 innings as the starter (3 BB, 1 K), but Kenny Faulk (1.2 IP, 4 K, 1 BB), Evan Reed (2 IP, 1 K, 1 BB), and Bruce Rondon (1 IP, 2 K, 1 BB) combined to hold Indianapolis scoreless in relief.

The Mud Hens are now just 1-6.


Binghamton 1, Erie 0 – MID 4 – Suspended

This game was suspended due to weather in the middle of the fourth inning with Binghamton ahead 1-0. The game will be completed at a later date.

Jamie Johnson (0-1, BB), Hernan Perez (1-2), and Wade Gaynor (1-1) were the three SeaWolves to reach base.

Patrick Cooper was the starting pitcher and went 3.2 innings with five strikeouts, two walks, and one run allowed (he also hit a batter). Matt Crouse struck out the one batter he faced.


Brevard County 7, Lakeland 6

Dean Green was 2-4 with a home run on the day (it was his first homer of the year). He’s now batting .417/.462/.667 on the season. Eugenio Suarez had two hits in four at-bats, and Brandon Loy and John Murrian each doubled.

Aaron Westlake brought his slash line down to .091/.200/.227 with an 0-4 day. He’s doesn’t have a hit since opening day.

Thomas Collier allowed 5 runs in 4.2 innings. He struck out four, walked none, and allowed a home run. Alex Burgos struck out one in 1.1 innings, Will Clinard struck out three but gave up two runs in two innings, and Melvin Mercedes struck out one in one inning of work.


West Michigan 9, Fort Wayne 7

Everyone in the lineup got a hit tonight as the Whitecaps pounded out 14 hits against the TinCaps. Danry Vasquez raised his batting average to .304 with two hits, Jeff Holm had a 4-5 day (including a double), and Adolfo Reina went 2-5. Austin Schotts doubled, and Devon Travis went 1-4 plus a walk as well.

Endrys Briceno got the start and pitched 4.1 innings. He allowed five runs (three earned) with two walks and two strikeouts.

The Whitecaps are 4-2 on the season.