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Tuesday's around the minors

By sstorm Published: August 4, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (66-44) - Host Columbus lost to Louisville 4-3 in 12 innings...RHP Paolo Espino made his Triple-A debut - allowing just two runs on six hits over seven innings - but did not figure into the decision...LF Jerad Head went 1-for-5 and drove in two of the Clippers three runs on the evening.

Double-A Akron (56-52) - The Aeros were swept in a double header at Altoona by scores of 3-2 (in 10 innings) and 4-3...Newcomer and LHP Matt Packer made his Double-A debut in Game One, allowing just two runs (one earned) on six hits while striking out six over seven innings....1B Beau Mills went went 2-for-3 with a double...In Game Two, Aeros RHP Alex White (6-5, 1.84 ERA) took the loss after giving up four runs on seven hits in just five innings...2B Jason Kipnis went 2-for-3 with a triple and two RBI.

High Class-A Kinston (17-18 in second half) - Host Kinston split a double header with Myrtle Beach, losing 12-2 in nine innings, but then edging the Pelicans 1-0 in the night cap...LHP T.J. McFarland (10-3, 2.81 ERA) took the loss in the first game, giving up five runs (four earned) on six hits and a walk in just 2 1/3 innings...RF Abner Abreu went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI...In the night cap, RHP Joe Mahalic (4-6, 4.20 ERA) allowed just two harmless hits while striking out eight in six dominating frames to earn the win...2B Karexon Sanchez and 1B Nate Recknagel had the K-Tribe's two hits.

Low Class-A Lake County (17-20 in second half) - Host Lake County topped Dayton 13-7 in a slugfest, as the teams combined for 25 hits...LHP Vidal Nuno (5-4, 5.20 ERA) earned a gift win despite dishing up seven runs on nine hits over six innings...RF Jason Smit went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI...C Roberto Perez went 2-for-3 with three runs scored, two RBI and a home run.

Short-season Mahoning Valley (16-28) - Visiting Mahoning Valley was pounded by Batavia 8-1...Of the four Scrapper pitchers on the night, only one - right-handed reliever J.D. Goryl -did not allow a run in his 1 1/3 innings of work...3B Giovanny Urshela and CF Carlos Moncrief each went 2-for-4.

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