A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Thursday:
Triple-A Columbus (37-25) - Host Columbus came up on the wrong end of a slugfest, falling short in a 10-9 loss to Rochester...C/DH Carlos Santana led the way on offense, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI...LF Nick Weglarz drove in two runs with a double...SS Josh Rodriguez went 4-for-4 with three runs scored, a double, home run and RBI...RHP Jeanmar Gomez (3-7, 6.96 ERA) put the Clippers in a hole early, dishing up eight runs on nine hits - including three home runs - in just 5 1/3 innings.
Double-A Akron (30-30) - Host Akron increased its winning streak to 10 games after holding on for a 4-3 win over New Hampshire...LHP Eric Berger (3-4) took a no-hitter into the seventh inning - a one-out double in the seventh inning to Fisher Cats 3B Shawn Bowman - while striking out seven over 6 2/3 scoreless innings. In front of the home fans, Berger busted out of a funk that saw him go 0-2 with a 10.66 ERA in three previous home starts...SS Carlos Rivero had a two-run triple..DH Lonnie Chisenhall homered for the second consecutive game.
High Class-A Kinston (31-30) - Visiting Kinston pounded out 11 hits en route to a 4-2 victory over Myrtle Beach...LHP T.J. McFarland (7-1, 2.16 ERA) won his seventh game in limiting the Pelicans to two runs on four hits while scattering nine hits over six innings...C Doug Pickens went 3-for-4 with two RBI...RF Abner Abreu went 2-for-4 with a RBI...2B Karexon Sanchez went 3-for-3 with with two runs scored.
Low Class-A Lake County (40-20) - Visiting Lake County was blown out 15-5 at Clinton, but remains in first place in the Midwest League Eastern Division, one game ahead of Great Lakes...RHP Curtis Haley (4-2, 4.91 ERA) was roughed up for nine runs on eight hits over a mere two innings to take the loss...C Chun-Hsiu Chen went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a RBI.