A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Wednesday:
Triple-A Columbus (47-32) - Host Columbus defeated Indianapolis by a score of 7-3 for the second consecutive game...RHP Carlos Carrasco (7-3, 4.22 ERA) earned the win by holding the Indians to two runs while scattering five hits. He also issued five walks but struck out six batters...1B Jordan Brown went 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBI...LF Michael Brantley went 3-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.
Double-A Akron (39-40) - Visiting Akron defeated Richmond 8-6...RHP Alex White (3-4, 1.72 ERA) was dominant through 6 1/3 innings to earn the win. The Indians No. 1 pick (15th overall) in the 2009 draft, held Richmond to just one earned run on five hits while striking out four...1B Matt McBride went 1-for-3 with a home run and two RBI...3B Lonnie Chisenhall went 1-for-4 with two RBI.
High Class-A Kinston (3-3 in second half) - Visiting Kinston lost 2-1 at Myrtle Beach...RHP Joe Mahalic (3-2, 3.38 ERA) took the tough loss despite giving up only two runs while scattering eight hits over 5 2/3 innings...3B Kyle Bellows hit a solo home run in the seventh inning to provide the K-Tribe's only offense.
Low Class-A Lake County (4-2 in second half) - Host Lake County topped Great Lakes 5-3, thanks to a three-ruin rally in the bottom of the ninth inning...RHP Clayton Cook was tagged with a no-decision despite limiting the Loons to two runs on four hits while striking out seven over six solid frames...1B Jeremie Tice went 2-for-4 with two home runs, five RBI and two runs scored. His second homer proved the game winner - a three-run shot with no outs in the ninth inning.
Short-season Mahoning Valley (5-7) - The visiting Scrappers were shut out 3-0 by Batavia...RHP Alex Kaminsky (2-1, 1.80 ERA) gave up all three of the Muckdogs runs on six hits over five innings, despite striking out six...C Moises Montero was the only Scrapper to garner a hit - a single with one out in the ninth inning to break up Batavia's combined no-hit bid...Batavia RHP Andrew Moss (2-1, 1.69 ERA) earned the win in not allowing a hit over seven dominating frames while striking out seven.