A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Thursday:
Triple-A Columbus (26-16) - Visiting Columbus eked out a close one over Gwinnett 3-2...C Carlos Santana led the way on offense with two RBI and is now hitting .324...In his first game at Columbus, RHP Justin Germano limited the Braves to two runs on three hits over five innings while striking out four.
Double-A Akron (16-24) - The visiting Aeros lost 2-1 at Altoona as the Curve avoided a three-game series sweep...DH Jared Goedert went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI, and is now batting .348 - the second highest average in the Eastern League...RHP Bryce Stowell made his Aeros debut, shutting out the Curve over three innings while scattering four hits...Chen-Chang Lee (1-3, 5.40 ERA) took the loss, allowing two runs on four hits over two innings.
High Class-A Kinston (21-20) - Host Kinston defeated Salem 5-4 with a game-winning walk-off-walk in the bottom of the ninth when C Richard Martinez walked with the bases loaded to score CF Jordan Henry for the win...3B Kyle Bellowes went 2-for-5 with a double, home run and two RBI...LHP T.J. McFarland (5-0, 1.07 ERA) limited the Red Sox to two runs on six hits over six innings while striking out five.
Low Class-A Lake County (29-12) - Visiting Lake County crushed West Michigan 15-5 while pounding out 15 hits...3B Jeremie Tice went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI...LF Greg Folgia went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI...SS Casey Frawley hit a home run, drove in two runs and scored two runs.