A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Saturday:
Triple-A Columbus (70-52) - The host Clippers shutout Louisville 1-0...RHP Paolo Espino (1-1, 2.75 ERA) limited the Bats to just three hits over seven solid frames to earn the win...RHP's and relievers Bryce Stowell and Vinnie Pestano combined to add to add a pair of scoreless innings, Pestano notching his 11 save of the season...The Clippers lone run came on LF Matt McBride's fourth-inning sacrifice fly.
Double-A Akron (61-57) - Following a 59-minute rain delay, the host Aeros smashed New Britain 12-2 on the strength of 20 hits...RHP Alex White (7-6, 2.39 ERA) limited the Rock Cats to one run on three hits over six solid frames to pick up the win...3B Lonnie Chisenhall led the way on offense, going 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and five RBI.
High Class-A Kinston (21-26 in second half) - Visiting Kinston was defeated 3-1 by Lynchburg...Despite RHP Joe Mahalic (4-8, 4.19 ERA) limiting the Hill Cats to two runs (none earned) on five hits over five innings, he was slapped with the loss...CF Bo Greenwell drove in the K-Tribe's lone RBI, going 2-for-4.
Low Class-A Lake County (22-26 in second half) - Host Lake County was doubled up 4-2 by Dayton...LHP Brett Brach (4-7, 2.86 ERA) took the loss in allowing three runs (two earned) on eight hits over seven innings...CF Tyler Holt went 1-for-4 with a triple and RBI in his professional debut...2B Argenis Martinez went 1-for-4 with triple, run scored and RBI.
Short-season Mahoning Valley (22-33) - Visiting Mahoning Valley lost 4-3 to Lowell...RHP Casey Gaynor limited the Spinners to one run on five hits over five innings, but did not figure into the decision...C Diego Seastrunk went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and an RBI...LF Brian Heere went 3-for-3 with a triple and RBI.