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Tuesday's around the minors

By sstorm Published: August 18, 2010

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

Triple-A Columbus (72-52) - The host Clippers used a 12-hit attack to defeat Scranton Wilkes-Barre 5-1...RHP Carlos Carrasco (10-5, 3.71 ERA) enjoyed another strong outing, giving up just one unearned run while scattering five hits and striking out six over seven innings...CF Ezequiel Carrera led the way on offense, going 3-for-4 with a double, RBI and two runs scored.

Double-A Akron (63-58) - Visiting Akron split an unconventional double header with Reading, first winning the suspended game 8-7 - fueled by RF Jerad Head's two home runs and five RBI...In the second seven-inning game, the R-Phils hung on for a 9-7 victory over the Aeros...LHP Matt Packer (0-1, 4.74 ERA) was rocked for nine runs on nine hits - including three home runs - in five innings of work...1B Beau Mills hit a three-run home run...Still, the split allowed the Aeros to move into a tie with Harrisburg for third place in the Eastern League Western Division.

High Class-A Kinston (24-27 in second half) - Host Kinston swept a double header over Potomac, winning by scores of 3-1 and 5-3..RHP Austin Adams improved to 4-0 with a 1.40 ERA in limiting the host to one run on two hits in five innings while CF Donnie Webb went 2-for-4 with two RBI to lead the way on offense...In the nightcap, RHP Marty Popham (3-4, 4.66 ERA) held Potomac to three runs on six hits in five innings for the win while SS Juan Diaz sparked the offense wit a two-run home run.

Low Class-A Lake County (24-26 in second half) -Lake County enjoyed a scheduled day off.

Short-season Mahoning Valley (24-33) - Mahoning Valley was idle for the evening due to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game being played at Staten Island, N.Y., a contest won 4-3 by the American League All Stars.

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