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Thursday's around the minors

By sstorm Published: June 17, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (40-28) - Visiting Columbus was shut out 1-0 in 11 innings by Pawtucket...Four Clippers pitchers - including RHP Yohan Pino, who did not allow a run over six innings while striking out six batters -combined to shutout the host over the first 10 frames until RHP Justin Germano (2-2, 3.71 ERA) gave up the winning run on three hits in the 11th...RF Jordan Brown was the only Columbus batter to record multiple hits, going 2-for-4 with a double.

Double-A Akron (33-33) - Visiting Akron fell 9-6 to New Hampshire...LHP and starter Kelvin De La Cruz gave up three runs on four hits and five walks in just 4 2/3 innings...But RHP Conner Graham (2-3, 4.38 ERA) took the loss after dishing up four runs on two hits in two innings of work...DH Lonnie Chisenhall homered and drove in two runs...C Damaso Espino also homered and had two RBI.

High Class-A Kinston (35-32) - Visiting Kinston split a double header at Lynchburg, losing 2-0 in the first seven-inning game and rebounding to win 8-1 in the night cap...In the first game, LHP T.J. McFarland (7-2, 1.98 ERA) limited the Hill cats to two unearned runs on just two hits while striking out eight despite taking the loss...In the second game, the K-Tribe batters woke up and made up for lost time. 2B Karexon Sanchez hit a three-run home run and scored two runs...1B Doug Pickens went 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and RBI...LF Tim Palincsar went 2-for-3 with two RBI.

Low Class-A Lake County (41-23) - Visiting Lake County lost 1-0 in 11 innings...The loss spoiled a strong outing by RHP Clayton Cook, who scattered six hits over six innings before RHP Preston Guilmet was tagged with the loss in extra innings...LF Bo Greenwell drew three walks.


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