By Jason Shetler
AAA: Indianapolis defeated Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5-1.
Kyle Lobstein pitched four scoreless innings, didn’t walk a batter and had one strikeout in his Indians debut. (57 pitches; 37 strikes)
Josh Bell collected three hits including his fourth home run of the year. (.288 avg, .840 OPS)
Pedro Florimon had a bases clearing triple. (.292 avg, .717 OPS)
Adam Frazier went 1-for-4 with a run scored. (.307 avg, .760 OPS)
AA: Altoona defeated Portland 8-0.
David Whitehead threw five shutout innings, walked three and struckout one batter. (77 pitches; 41 strikes) (6.29 ERA, 2.10 WHIP, 5.0 K/9)
Barrett Barnes was 2-for-3 with a double, three RBI’s and scored a run. (.255 avg, .695 OPS)
Edwin Espinal also goes 2-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored. (.258 avg, .636 OPS)
Harold Ramirez went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI, a walk and came around to score. (.292 avg, .756 OPS)
High A: Bradenton defeated Dunedin 5-4 in 10 innings.
Stephen Tarpley allowed four runs in four innings, issued three walks and fanned six. (78 pitches; 44 strikes) (4.50 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 9.0 K/9)
Kevin Kramer had two hits and drove in a pair of runs. (.288 avg, .716 OPS)
Kevin Newman goes 2-for-3 with an RBI double, two walks and a scored twice. (.364 avg, .881 OPS)
Elvis Escobar went 2-for-4 with a free pass and a run scored. (.252 avg, .651 OPS)
Connor Joe was 2-for-5 with a double and scored a run. (.227 avg, .642 OPS)
Low A: West Virginia/Hickory was postponed due to rain.