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Welcome to your one-stop-shopping center for all the latest results from the Tigers' minor leagues.

The Detroit News will provide daily updates on the Toledo Mud Hens, Erie SeaWolves, Lakeland Flying Tigers and West Michigan Whitecaps, as well as relevant news and notes.

Also, be sure to check out The News' Lynn Henning's weekly minor-league reports.

This week: 

Prospect Reynaldo Rivera works to become more than masher

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Sunday, May 20

Triple-A Toledo

Toledo — Joshua Turley struck out 10 hitters over five innings, leading the Toledo Mud Hens over the Gwinnett Stripers in a 5-1 win Sunday (BOX SCORE).

Turley (4-1) allowed one run and two hits while walking four to get the win.

Down 1-0 in the fifth, Gwinnett tied it up when Austin Riley drew a bases-loaded walk, scoring Xavier Avery.

Toledo answered in the bottom of the frame when Ronny Rodriguez hit a two-run double.

The Mud Hens added to their lead in the seventh when Harold Castro hit a two-run home run.

Max Fried (1-2) went 6.1 innings, allowing four runs and four hits in the International League game. He also struck out five and walked two.

More coverage: Tigers taking long view on prospect Christin Stewart

Double-A Erie


Erie, Pa. — Cornelius Randolph scored on a wild pitch in the fourth inning, leading the Reading Fightin Phils to a 4-1 win over the Erie SeaWolves in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday (BOX SCORE).

The play capped a two-run inning and gave the Fightin Phils a 2-1 lead after Zach Green scored on an error earlier in the inning.

The Fightin Phils later tacked on a run in both the fifth and sixth innings. In the fifth, Jan Hernandez hit an RBI single, while Zach Coppola hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Austin Bossart in the sixth.

Reading left-hander JoJo Romero (1-4) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on just four hits over six innings. Opposing starter Spencer Turnbull (2-4) took the loss in the Eastern League game after allowing four runs and eight hits over six innings. Seth McGarry recorded his third save of the season.

Despite the loss, Erie is 4-2 against Reading this season.

Single-A Lakeland

Saturday and Sunday's games were postponed due to inclement weather. Here's a recap from Friday's game.

Lakeland, Fla. — Alex Faedo allowed just two hits over seven innings, leading the Lakeland Flying Tigers over the Tampa Tarpons in a 1-0 win (BOX SCORE).

Faedo (1-3) picked up the win after he struck out five and walked one.

The game’s only run was scored in the bottom of the seventh inning. After reaching base on a walk, Zac Shepherd advanced to second on a wild pitch, went to third on a groundout, and then scored on a double by Cam Gibson.

Paul Young (0-1) went one inning, allowing one run and one hit while walking one in the Florida State League game. Drew Carlton retired the side in order for his second save of the season.

The Tarpons were held scoreless for the fourth time this season, while the Flying Tigers’ staff recorded their second shutout of the year.

Single-A West Michigan

Comstock Park, Mich. — Colby Bortles hit a two-run home run and had three hits, and Dane Myers pitched five scoreless innings as the West Michigan Whitecaps beat the Lake County Captains, 7-4, on Sunday (BOX SCORE). The Whitecaps swept the three-game series with the win.

Myers (1-0) allowed two hits while striking out four and walking one to get the win.

West Michigan went up 4-0 in the fourth after Reynaldo Rivera hit a three-run home run.

After West Michigan added three runs in the fifth, the Captains cut into the deficit with four runs in the seventh inning, including a two-run double by Tyler Friis and an RBI double by Todd Isaacs.

Juan Hillman (0-7) went 4.2 innings, allowing seven runs and nine hits in the Midwest League game. He also struck out six and walked one. Felix Viloria retired the side in order for his first save of the season.

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