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Sunday's around the minors

By sstorm Published: September 5, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (79-64) - The visiting Clipper were routed 9-1 by Toledo, limited to a single run in the seventh inning...RHP Paolo Espino (3-3, 5.62 ERA) took the loss after dishing up eight runs on 10 hits in just four innings...DH Wes Hodges went 2-for-4 with with a home run.

Double-A Akron (70-71) - The visiting Aeros lost their fifth consecutive game and fourth straight to host Erie in a 1-0 pitcher's dual...RHP and reliever Steven Wright (2-2, 4.31 ERA) gave the Aeros five strong innings in limiting the SeaWolves to one run on five hits while striking out five, but took the loss...The Aeros offense, which managed just four hits, was led by 1B Miguel Perez, who went 2-for-4 with a double.

High Class-A Kinston (37-32 in second half) - Visiting Kinston topped Potomac 1-0 in extra innings as three K-Tribe pitchers combined to no-hit the Nationals over 10 innings...RHP Marty Popham tossed seven hitless innings and struck out eight while relievers Chris Jones (who earned the win in two innings of work) and Cory Burns (who notched his 30th save) combined for the final three no-hit frames...RF Abner Abreu went 2-for-4 with the winning run while DH Doug Pickens drove Abreu in 10th on a single.

Low Class-A Lake County (33-35 in second half) - Host Lake County defeated Lansing 8-6 despite being out-hit 10-7...RHP Jason Knappallowed four runs on 3 2/3 innings while also striking out eight batters in the no-decision...SS Casey Frawley went 2-for-4 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored...LF Jonathan Burnette went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI.

Short-season Mahoning Valley (30-46) - Host Mahoning Valley fell 10-9 to Jamestown despite posting a seven-run third inning in a game that featured 25 combined hits...RHP Casey Gaynor allowed five runs on seven hits and two walks in five innings, but did not figure into the decision...1B Jesus Aguilar went 4-for-3 with a home run and four RBI...LF Anthony Gallas went 3-for-5 with two RBI, two runs scored, a home run and a double.


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