The Detroit Tigers got some help from former Toledo Mud Hens catcher Eric Haase yesterday in their win over the Chicago White Sox. Kody Clemens’s return to the Mud Hens lineup propelled Toledo to victory and Riley Greene and Ryan Kreidler go back to back in Akron.
Detroit Tigers Minor League Report for June 5th
Triple-A: Toledo Mud Hens (13-15)
The Mud Hens broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth with three runs and that was the difference in the 6-1 victory over Memphis to break a three-game losing streak. Kody Clemens, who was rehabbing with the Lakeland Flying Tigers, got two of the three RBIs in the fifth with a triple.
Drew Hutchinson pitched six strong innings, allowing one run on four hits and striking out seven. Buck Farmer and Miguel Del Pozo pitched three scoreless innings of relief, allowing just one hit.
Yariel Gonzalez hit his seventh home run of the season and Isaac Paredes and Daz Cameron both went 1-for-4. Paredes once again showed off his glove for the second night in the row, this time at shortstop.
Double-A Erie SeaWolves: (18-10)
Riley Greene and Ryan Krielder got the game started on a high note with the pair of solo shots to give Erie the quick 2-0 lead but Akron struck back with three runs in the third and added three more in the fifth to pull away and the Rubberducks won 8 to 5.
High-A West Michigan Whitecaps: (16-12)
Bryant Packard returned to the lineup for the first time in seven games due to a sore groin as reported by Dan Hasty and got a hit but the Whitecaps got shutout 11 to 0. Spencer Torkelson went 2-for-3 on the day with a pair of singles, including one off LA Dodgers first-round draft pick Bobby Miller.
Low-A Lakeland Flying Tigers (13-16)
The Flying Tigers lost to Tampa 12 to 3. Joey Wentz in his third rehab start, struggled, allowing six runs on nine hits and struck out six.
Nick Quintana had a double and Alvaro Gonzalez went 1-for-3 in his third game as a Flying Tiger. Andrew Navigato’s two-run home run in the seventh inning provided the two runs for Lakeland.