A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Saturday:
Triple-A Columbus (11-6) - The Clippers defeated host Toledo 7-1 , led by a strong pitching performance by RHP Carlos Carrasco (2-1, 2.59 ERA). Carrasco scattered six hits over seven innings and limited the Mud Hens to one run...3B Brian Bixler went 2-for-4 with two home runs, three RBI and two runs scored...C Carlos Santana had just one hit, but it was his team-leading fifth home run...CF Jose Constanza leads the league with a .429 batting average.
Double-A Aeros (7-10) - Akron halted a five-game losing streak with a 8-6 win over host Bowie, scoring three runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally for the win...LHP and starter Scott Barnes struck out seven Bowie batters but dished up six runs on six hits and four walks in just three innings...LF Nick Weglarz went 2-for-5 with three RBI, including two via a two-run homer in the first inning.
High Class-A Kinston (6-10) - Host Kinston topped Myrtle Beach 7-4 led by 2B Jason Kipnis' 3-for-4 performance that included a double, home run and two RBI...RHP Kelvin De La Cruz (1-2, 3.92 ERA) earned the win in limiting the Pelicans to three runs on four hits while striking out three batters.[ep
Low Class-A Lake County (13-3) - Lake County's game at Bowling Green was postponed due to weather and will be made up as part of a double header Sunday...Three Captains batters rank among the Top Eight in the Midwest League with LF Bo Greenwell hitting .407 (2nd), 3B Jeremie Tice .370 (5th) and 2B Casey Frawley .357 (eighth).[ep