Gaynor Walks-Off in LFT Win (8/18 Recaps)

Each morning, check in for the Minor League Recap Blog. Get all of the results from the games, the latest standings and a daily recap of the previous day's action. Featured performance: Wade Gaynor's walk-off home run helped Lakeland earn an extra-innings win.

August 18th Games


AAA Toledo Mud Hens
52-77, 3rd in West Division

Team R H E
Toledo 3 6 0
Lehigh Valley 4 8 0

Matt Hoffman allowed an earned run in the bottom of the ninth and recorded the loss. Thad Weber gave up three earned runs over eight innings, including the game-tying run in the bottom of the eighth. At the plate, John Lindsey went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, while Danny Dorn went 1-for-4 with a solo home run.

AA Erie Seawolves
53-72, 6th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Harrisburg 2 6 1
Erie 1 6 2

James Avery gave up two earned runs over seven innings in the start and recorded the loss. Jordan Lennerton went 2-for-3 with a double and a walk, while Avisail Garcia went 2-for-4. Robbie Weinhardt struck out all six batters he faced in two innings of relief.

High-A Lakeland Flying Tigers
29-25, 3rd in North Division

Team R H E
Dunedin 5 10 1
Lakeland 6 11 1

Wade Gaynor led off the bottom of the 13th with a home run for the walk-off win. Gaynor went 2-for-6. Daniel Schlereth allowed one walk in one scoreless inning in the start, while Matt Crouse picked up the win with a perfect inning of relief. Dean Green went 1-for-3 with a game-tying two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth.

Low-A West Michigan Whitecaps
27-27, T-5th in Eastern Division

Team R H E
Great Lakes 1 4 1
West Michigan 4 6 2

Jeff McVaney went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer to lead the Whitecaps at the plate. Jeff Ferrell picked up the win after throwing 6 2/3 scoreless innings in the start. Will Clinard struck out all three batters in the ninth for the save. Lance Durham went 1-for-3 with a solo home run.

Connecticut Tigers
26-31, 4th in New York-Penn League Stedler

Team R H E
Aberdeen 1 3 1
Connecticut 4 5 1

Josh Turley struck out five in three perfect innings of relief and recorded the win. Charles Gilles gave up one earned run over two innings in the start. Edgar Corcino went 1-for-2 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored, while Danry Vasquez went 2-for-4. Joe Rogers pitched a perfect ninth for the save.

DSL Tigers
27-33, 4th in San Pedro de Macoris

Team R H E
-- - - -
-- - - 1

The Tigers were off on Saturday.

GCL Tigers
33-21, T-1st in GCL North

Team R H E
Tigers 3 6 3
Pirates 7 11 2

Brian Stroud gave up four earned runs over 2 2/3 innings in the start and picked up the loss. Luis Hidalgo allowed three earned runs in four innings of relief. Harold Castro went 1-for-4 with a double and an RBI, while Austin Schotts went 1-for-5 with a run scored.

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