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Andrew Miller strikes out two in scoreless rehab outing for Columbus

Cleveland Indians minor league recap for July 18, 2018.

Columbus Clippers 6, Lehigh Valley IronPigs 10

Box Score · Clippers fall to 49-45

The highlight of this game was Andrew Miller, so let’s start there. Miller came on in the sixth inning and struck out two batters, completing a 1-2-3 frame on just 12 pitches, with seven of them thrown for strikes.

Offensively, Yandy Diaz and Nellie Rodriguez both had huge games, both going 2-3 with a home run. Diaz also walked twice and Rodriguez walked once.

Drew Maggi was the other Clipper with a multi-hit game, going 2-4 with a sacrifice fly and two runs batted in.

Dominic DeMasi was called up for a spot start and he was blistered for six runs in just 4.1 innings on eight hits while striking out five and walking none to take the loss. Reliever Alexi Ogando gave up another four runs in 1.2 innings out of the pen.

Akron RubberDucks 2, Harrisburg Senators 5

Box Score · RubberDucks fall to 55-40

Akron outhit Harrisburg 9-7, but went a horrific 0-12 with runners in scoring position while committing four errors.

Andrew Calica, Tyler Krieger and Joe Sever all had multi-hit games, with Sever going 2-3 with two doubles, two walks and a stolen base, Calica going 2-4 with a walk and Kriger going 2-5 with a double. Ka’ai Tom also reached base three times, going 1-2 with a pair of walks and a home run.

Matt Whitehouse gave up two runs in 4.0 innings pitched with all three relievers gave up one run in their outings to put the game out of reach.

Mahoning Valley Scrappers 5, Auburn Doubledays 3

Box Score · Scrappers improve to 18-11

Multiple players had strong offensive performances to lead Mahoning Valley to victory on Tuesday.

Jose Fermin, Richard Palacios and Hosea Nelson all went 2-4 with a double and one run batted in. Tyler Freeman also had a double and Mitch Reeves reached base safely twice, going 1-3 with a walk.

Alex Royalty gave up two runs (none earned) in 4.0 innings. Indians 2018 fourth round pick, college senior Adam Scott tossed 3.0 shutout innings of relief with three strikeouts. Scott has now thrown 14.1 scoreless frames to begin his professional career with 24 strikeouts and just two walks.

DSL Indians 10, DSL Indians/Brewers 3

Box Score · Indians improve to 15-22

The DSL Indians scored 10 runs despite only recording seven hits. This was thanks to the team walking a whopping 12 times and getting hit by three pitches.

Roger Marmol went 2-3 with a double, a walk and three runs scored, Jose Tena walked twice, was hit by a pitch, stole two bases and scored two runs, Wilfri Peralto went 2-5, Richard Paz went 2-3 with two walks and Skeiling Rodriguez went 1-3 with a home run, two walks and three runs scored.

For the Indians/Brewers, Victor Planchart went 2-4 with a double and an RBI. The 17-year-old catcher is batting .313 with a .430 on base percentage in his first taste of professional ball, walking more than he’s struck out. He could be a prospect to keep an eye on.

Indians starting pitcher Brauny Munoz just missed a quality start, giving up two runs on six hits in 5.2 innings pitched while striking out five and walking one to earn the win.

Lynchburg, Lake County and the AZL Indians 1&2 all had scheduled off days.