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Indians around the minors

By sstorm Published: May 24, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (27-17) - Visiting Columbus was shut out by Charlotte 5-0 on the strength of a dominating performance by Knights pitcher RHP Dan Hudson...Hudson (5-2, 4.47 ERA) scattered three hits and allowed just one walk over eight innings, striking out 11 Clippers along the way...CF Jose Constanza had two of Columbus' three hits and 3B Brian Buscher had the other...Although C Carlos Santana had a rare day off, the Indians top prospect is batting .310 in 42 games with nine doubles, nine homers and 39 RBI.

Double-A Akron (18-25) - RHP Alex White made his Aeros debut a memorable one, matching the longest outing of his career while leading Akron to a 5-2 victory over Harrisburg...White, the Indians No. 1 pick (15th overall) in the 2009 draft our of the University of North Carolina, cruised through six scoreless innings before allowing a pair of home runs in the seventh, ultimately scattering five hits en route to the win...DH Matt McBride went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI...C Miguel Perez went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI.

High Class-A Kinston (23-21) - Visiting Kinston topped Frederick 2-1 in 12 innings...2B Jason Kipnis sparked the rally with two outs, singling to right field, advancing to third on 1B Doug Pickins single and then scoring when 3B Kyle Bellows reached on a fielding error...RHP Cory Burns pitched a hitless bottom of the 12th to preserve the win and earn his second save.

Low Class-A Lake County (30-14) - Host Lake County was doubled up by South Bend 6-3...C Chun-Hsiu Chen led the way on offense, going 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI....He is tied foe seventh in the Midwest League with a .321 batting average that includes 11 doubles and 19 RBI.

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