Triple A Toledo Who's hot …

Avisail Garcia, OF : Back from a long month on the disabled list and hitting in the manner anticipated: .432 in his first eight games. Garcia's age: 21.

Jose Alvarez, LH starter : If need arose, Tigers would stick Alvarez in their rotation today. He turned 24 last week and has a 1.50 earned-run average in seven starts, with 31 hits and 41 strikeouts in 42 innings. Formerly pitched in the Marlins system and was signed last November as a minor-league free agent.

And who's not …

Quintin Berry, OF : Having a gruesome May, batting .129 in his last 10 games.

Double A Erie Who's hot …

Tyler Collins, OF : Just keeps hitting. Is tied for the league lead in home runs (eight), and is third in slugging percentage (.565).

Warwick Saupold, RH starter : Was signed out of Australia in January and has been one of the system's bright lights: 2.11 ERA in seven starts, with an opposing batting average of .187. Saupold, 23, is 6-1, 195.

Victor Larez, RH starter : Signed out of Venezuela in 2005, Larez, 25, is 5-0 with a 3.82 ERA. He is 6-3, 160, and has 28 strikeouts in 38-1/3 innings against nine walks.