Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 19/05/16

The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 1-2 on games played on May 19th, 2016. Join us in recapping the wins and losses

 

 

Buffalo Bisons (20-21, T-5th)

The Bisons edge closer to .500 with their second 7-5 win in a row, this time over the Pawtucket Red Sox.

At the Plate

Buffalo scored 3 in the 2nd and 4 in the 4th on 9 hits.

Devon Travis inched closer to finishing his rehab assignment and rejoining the Blue Jays with a 3-4 game, batting lead-off. Travis drove in 2 runs, collecting a single and a double.

Darrell Cecilliani also drove in two runs, while Andy Burns, Jesus Montero, and Domonic Brown each drove in one RBI each. Brown’s RBI came in the 2nd when he a solo shot, his 6th of the year.

 

On the Mound

Chris Leroux picked up his 2nd win despite allowing 5 runs over 5 innings. He was picked up by his bullpen. Colt Hynes picked two 1-hit innings in relief. Ben Rowen and Dustin Antolin each gave the Bisons a shut out inning. Antolin picked up his 4th save.

 

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey DNP

Andy Burns 1-4, R, RBI(1) .248BA

Chad Girodo MLB

 

3 Stars

  1. Travis
  2. Montero 2-4, 2B, RBI, K .291BA
  3. Hynees 2IP, H, K 3.00ERA

Next Game: Drew Hutchison (0-2, 3.05ERA)

Player Movement: Devon Travis joins Buffalo

 

New Hampshire Fisher Cats  (19-19, 4th)

Off Day

 

Next Game: Casey Lawrence (1-2, 4.29ERA)

 

Dunedin Blue Jays  (17-24, 5th)

Dunedin lost to Fort Myers in 12 innings, 4-5. With the loss, Dunedin managed just a split the 4-game series after winning the middle two games.

 

At the Plate

The D-Jays scored 4 runs on 11 hits, getting a 2-run home run off the bat of Jonathan Davis.

Ryan McBroom drove in the Blue Jays other 2 runs, going 4-6 with two doubles. L.B. Dantzler was the only other Dunedin batter to have a multi-hit game with a single and double.

 

On the Mound

Justin Shafer allowed 3 runs on 6 hits over 5 innings. Aaron Loup got his first hold with one inning of one hit, one strike out relief. Colton Turner one upped Loup with a no-hit inning and 3 strike outs.

Tim Mayza followed Turner, pitching 3 innings. Mayza allowed one on home run, while striking out Miracle batters.

Alonzo Gonzalez (L, 1-3) also allowed one run off a home run, striking out 3 over 2 innings.

 

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson DL

Francisco Rios DNP

Anthony Alford 1-6, R, K .154BA

Richard Urena 0-2, R .264BA 12th error

Conner Greene DNP

D.J. Davis 0-1 coming as a pinch runner in the 9th .191BA

Dan Jansen DL

Mitch Nay DL

Ryan McBroom 4-6, 2-2B(9, 10), 2-RBI(20, 21), K .274BA

 

3 Stars

  1. McBroom
  2. Mayza
  3. Dantzler

Next Game: Conner Greene (2-2, 3.14ERA) 

 

Lansing Lugnuts  (19-18, 6th)

Lansing continues to play below .500 baseball with their 7th loss in the past 10 games, losing 4-5 to Fort Wayne.

 

At the Plate

The Lugnuts scored runs in the first 3 innings and took a short lived lead in the 6th.

Juan Kelly knocked in 2 runs, despite being hitless. Kelly had 2 sac flies to drive in his 15th and 16th RBI of the year.

Ryan Hissey, one of yesterday’s Hero’s, went 1-for-4 with a run scored. Lane Thomas, Josh Almonte, Justin Atkinson and Gunnar Heidt each collected one hit each, with Heidt hitting his 2 triple of 2016. Atkinson and Thomas each hit doubles.

Max Pentecost went hitless, with a 0-3.

 

On the Mound

Angel Perdomo needed 85 pitches to retire 18 batters. Angel allowed 3 unearned runs on 4 hits over 4 innings. He struck out 5 and walked 2, while throwing 51 of his 85 pitches for strikes.

Gustavo Pierre took his first loss, allowing 2 runs in 2IP of relief.

Dan Lietz came in with a runner on, allowing it score, but finished with 2 innings of shutout relief.

 

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Andrew Guillotte 0-4, R, BB .290BA

Sean Reid-Foley DNP

Jon Harris DNP

Angel Perdomo 4IP, 4H, 3 uneared runs, 2BB, 5K 1.72ERA

Carl Wise DNP

Lane Thomas 1-4, 2B(7) .191BA

Ryan Borucki DNP 

 

3 Stars

  1. Kelly
  2. Perdomo
  3. Lietz

Next Game: Patrick Murphy (0-0, 0.00ERA) will make his Lansing debut as a starter. Murphy pitched 2 innings with Dunedin on May 14th.

 

 

*Feature Image Frontier Field, Rochester, N.Y.

 

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