Detroit Tigers Minor League Report: Spencer Torkelson hits in Erie

Erie SeaWolves batter Spencer Torkelson reached first base on a fielder’s choice after hitting this ball.
Erie SeaWolves batter Spencer Torkelson reached first base on a fielder’s choice after hitting this ball. /
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On the latest Detroit Tigers Minor League Report, the Toledo Mud Hens put on a power display in Buckeye country, Spencer Torkelson gets his first two hits in a SeaWolves uniform, Brendan White keeps Lake County off-balance and in Fort Myers, weather postponed the Flying Tigers.

Detroit Tigers Minor League Report for June 16th.

Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens (20-17)

Jacob Robson, Renato Nunez, Kody Clemens, Yariel Gonzalez, and Dustin Garneau all hit home runs as Toledo won 15 to 10 down over Columbus in Huntington Park. Nunez, Robson, and Clemens all had three RBI and along with Gonzalez, had multi-hit games.

Gonzalez started the scoring in the first with a two-run shot that put the Mud Hens up 2-0. Then after the Clippers scored in the second to narrow the lead down to 2 to 1, Nunez and Clemens went back to back in the fourth.

Kody Clemens added a single and a double on his day.

Double-A Erie SeaWolves (24-13)

Riley Greene got back on track, going 2-for-4 and Spencer Torkelson drove in both Erie runs and went 2-for-4 but the SeaWolves lost 4 to 2 to Altoona after Max Green allowed three runs in relief.

Paul Richan pitched in his longest start of the year, going six innings, allowing one run on seven hits, and struck out six.  In his Double-A debut, Chavez Fernander pitched a scoreless inning of relief.

High-A West Michigan Whitecaps (19-18)

Brendan White pitched six shutout innings but Lake County stormed back with four runs in the eighth inning and won 4 to 2.  Wencell Perez and Eliezer Alfonzo both went 2-for-4 on the evening and Eric De La Rosa hit his first High-A home run, a solo shot in the fifth.

Low-A Lakeland Flying Tigers (15-21)

The game between the Flying Tigers and Fort Myers was postponed.

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