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Saturday's around the minors

By sstorm Published: August 1, 2010

A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Saturday:

Triple-A Columbus (66-43) - Visiting Columbus was crushed 10-2 by Louisville...RHP Marty Popham took the loss in his Triple-A debut, dishing up six runs on nine hits and three walks in just four innings...C Lou Marson provided all of the Clippers offense with a two-run home run in the ninth inning to break up the shutout.

Double-A Akron (56-49) - Host Akron lost 8-6 to Reading in 10 innings...LHP Scott Barnes limited the Phillies to three runs while scattering six hits - including two home runs - but took a no-decision after RHP and closer Omar Aguilar blew the save...CF Jordan Henry went 4-for-5 with a triple, RBI and two runs scored...3B Lonnie Chisenhall homered in the third inning.

High Class-A Kinston (16-18 in second half) - Visiting Kinston blew away Wilmington 10-2...RHP Austin Adams (3-0, 1.42 ERA) gave up only an unearned run on three hits over five innings to earn the win....LF Donnie Webb went 2-for-3 with a home run and three RBI...2B Ronald Rivas went 1-for-2 with a double and three RBI.

Low Class-A Lake County (15-19 in second half) - Visiting Lake County topped South Bend 5-2...Newly acquired LHP Giovanni Soto (7-6, 2.57 ERA) limited the Silver Hawks to one run on one hit while striking out seven to earn his first win in the Indians organization since being traded for Jhonny Peralta Thursday...3B Adam Abraham went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.

Short-season Mahoning Valley (16-26) - Host Mahoning Valley shut out Williamsport 5-0...LHP Kirk Wetmore (1-5, 7.08 ERA) earned his first win of the season by holding the Crosscutters to just one hit while striking out five over six innings...3B Giovanny Urshela went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI.


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