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Sunday's around the Tribe's minor leagues

By sstorm Published: June 13, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (39-26) - Host Columbus topped Norfolk 5-4 in 10 innings...LHP Aaron Laffey gave up three runs on five hits over five innings, but earned a no-decision when RHP Vinnie Pestano blew the save in the ninth inning, allowing a run on two hits...2B Cord Phelps hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning and CF Jose Constanza went 2-for-4 with a run scored.

Double-A Akron (32-31) - Host Akron had its franchise-high 12-game winning streak snapped in a 3-0 shutout by Portland...RHP Adam White (2-2, 1.47 ERA), the Indians No. 1 draft pick in 2009 out of the University of North Carolina, took the loss despite limiting the Sea Dogs to a run on two hits over five innings while striking out six...C Miguel Perez was the only Aeros batter to record two hits, going 2-for-3.

High Class-A Kinston (33-31) - Host Kinston roughed up Myrtle Beach 10-2...RHP Marty Popham (1-1, 2.93 ERA) picked up the win, limiting the Pelicans to just four hits over six innings while striking out seven...RF Lucas Montero went 3-for-5 with a double, three runs scored and three RBI...2B Alex Castillo drove in two runs on a double...SS Ronald Rivas went 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Low Class-A Lake County (40-23) - Visiting Lake County lost 8-6 to Kane County, despite starter and LHP Matt Packer holding the Cougars without a run while scattering five hits over six innings. He also struck out eight...RHP Nickolas Sarianides was tagged with the loss after dishing up eight runs (seven earned) on seven hits in the eighth inning...C Roberto Perez went 2-for-3 with a double, triple and three RBI...2B Adam Abraham went 2-for-3 with a RBI...RF Jason Smit went 3-for-4 with a RBI.


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