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Detroit Tigers Minor League Report: Derek Hill stays red-hot

Detroit Tigers Derek Hill heads to first on a base hit during the Yankees Tigers Spring Training game at Publix Field at Marchant Stadium in Lakeland Fl. Tuesday March 23, 2021. ERNST PETERS/ THE LEDGER032321 Ep Tigers 12 News
Detroit Tigers Derek Hill heads to first on a base hit during the Yankees Tigers Spring Training game at Publix Field at Marchant Stadium in Lakeland Fl. Tuesday March 23, 2021. ERNST PETERS/ THE LEDGER032321 Ep Tigers 12 News /
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The Detroit Tigers could use some help in the outfield and Derek Hill is making a case to get a call up as he continues to hit and Dillon Dingler goes yard for the West Michigan Whitecaps in a win.

Detroit Tigers Minor League Report 5/29

Triple-A: Toledo Mud Hens (9-12) 6-4 loss

Matt Manning struggled, allowing six runs in 3.1 innings of work but the bullpen pitched 4.2 scoreless innings of relief, led by Miguel Del Pozo, who struck out five in two innings of work.

Derek Hill and Yariel Gonzalez kept their hitting streaks alive as both Gonzalez and Hill went 1-for-4. Gonzalez has now hit safely in 11 straight games and Hill in nine. Daz Cameron went 2-for-4 and drove in two and Issac Paredes went 1-for-4 with a single.

Double-A Erie SeaWolves (14-7)

The game has been postponed and it will be a part of a doubleheader today starting at 4 pm.

High-A West Michigan Whitecaps (12-9) 2-1 win

The Whitecaps continue to be the hottest team in the minor league affiliates, as they won their fifth straight with a 2-1 victory over Lake County. West Michigan got strong pitching from Keider Montero (Detroit Tigers number 29 prospect according to MLB Pipeline), going five innings, allowing just six hits, striking out five, and making an excellent athletic play to keep Lake County off the board to start the double play.

After recent call-up outfielder, Eric De La Rosa reached on an error, Dillon Dingler went yard for his fifth home run of the season. Daniel Cabrera continues his hot hitting, going 3-for-4. Since May 22nd, Cabrera has gone 10-for-25, putting up a slash line of .400/.464/.560.

Yaya Chentouf picked up his fourth hold of the season and Zach Hess pitched a scoreless ninth for his second save of the season.

Low-A Lakeland Flying Tigers (11-11) 3-2 win

Jimmy Kerr drove in two runs with a single in the fifth, which provided to be the difference in the Flying Tigers 3-2 win over Fort Myers. On the evening, Kingston Linak and Wenceel Perez went 1-for-4 and accounted for the other two hits. Cooper Johnson and Andrew Navitago both drew three walks a piece and as a collective, the Flying Tigers walked nine teams.

Gio Arriera went five innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out three, and walking three. The bullpen pitched four innings of scoreless relief, as Carson King, Michael Bienlien, and Bryce Tassin combined to allow just two hits.

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