A look at how the Indians Minor League affiliates fared Tuesday:
Triple-A Columbus (12-8) - Host Columbus exploded for 19 hits in a 12-7 win over Charlotte...RHP Yohan Pino (3-0, 3.47 ERA) did his part in cruising to his third win of the season in limiting the Knights to three earned runs while scattering six hits and striking out seven in 5 1/3 innings...But it was the offense that led the way as the Clippers scored all 12 of their runs over the three innings, including putting up five runs in both the first and second innings...2B Jason Donald was a perfect 4-for-4 with a home run, two runs scored and three RBI...C Carlos Santana went 2-for-3 with two RBI, two runs scored and a pair of walks...1B Wes Hodges added a 3-for-5 effort that included two RBI...3B Brian Buscher went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI.
Double-A Aeros (8-11) - The Aeros dropped a close one to host Altoona, losing 5-4....The game marked the 2010 debut of LHP Eric Berger, who began the season at extended spring training. But the rusty Berger didn't last long, giving up five runs on four hits and two walks in just 2 2/3 innings...After Berger, RHP Paolo Espino (1-0, 4.87 ERA) promptly quieted the Curve bats, tossing five innings of scoreless relief in which he scattered four hits while striking out six...DH Jared Goedert went 2-for-4 with two RBI...RF John Drennen was also 2-for-4, including a double, home run, RBI and run scored...C Wyatt Toregas went 2-for-3 with a home run.
High Class-A Kinston (7-11) - Host Kinston dropped a 4-2 loss to Lynchburg...RHPAlex White (1-2, 3.86 ERA), the Indians No. 1 pick (15th overall) in 2009 draft, allowed four runs on seven hits and a pair of walks, but struck out seven in five innings in the loss...C Doug Pickens went 1-for-2 with a home run and two RBI.
Low Class-A Lake County (13-4) - Lake County lost 5-4 to host Dayton...LF Bo Geenwell, who entered the game ranked fourth in the Midwest League with a .385 batting average, led the Captains offense with a 2-for-4 night that included a double and run scored...3B Jeremie Tice had just one hit in the game, but it was a big one via a three-run home run in the sixth inning.