Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 29/05/16

The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 1-3 on games played on May 29th, 2016. Join us in recapping the wins and losses



Buffalo Bisons (26-24, 4th)

The Bisons drop the 3rd game to Toledo, 2-3, and loss the series.


At the Plate

The Bisons were shutout for 7 innings before scoring 2 runs in the 8th to take a 2-1 lead; unfortunately, the bullpen allowed 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th.

Jesus Montero went 2-for-4, driving in his team leading 25th RBI. Andy Burns also had two hits, while Dalton Pompey, Junior Lake, David Adams and Jio Mier chipped in with a single each.


On the Mound

Roberto Hernandez allowed 10 hits over 5.2 innings, but surrendered just one run.

Pat Venditte came on in the 6th with two on, stranding both inherited runs. Venditte allowed one hit over 2.1 innings and struck out 5.

Dustin Antolin blew his second save, allowing 2 runs on 2 hits, getting just one out in the walk off loss.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey 1-5, R, K .267BA

Andy Burns 2-4, R .263BA

Jesus Montero 2-4, RBI, K .306BA


3 Stars

  1. Montero
  2. Venditte
  3. Burns

Next Game: Chris Leroux (3-3, 3.20ERA)


New Hampshire Fisher Cats  (22-26, 4th)

NH jumped all over Reading for 11 runs in the first 4 innings, hanging on for a 11-8 win.


At the Plate

Melky Mesa hit his 2nd home run, a solo job, and Christian Lopes drove in 3 runs.

Jon Berti (2-5), Mesa (2-5), Matt Dean (2-4), Shane Opitz (3-4), and Lopes (2-3) had multi-hit games. Despite going 0-2, Roemon Fields walked 3 times and scored 2 runs.

On the bases, Berti stole his team leading 20th base and Opitz stole his 4th.


On the Mound

John Anderson allowed 6 runs (5 earned) on 10 hits. Anderson struck out 7 and threw 83 pitches in 4 innings.

Jason Berken earned his first win despite allowing 2 runs over 3 innings.

Chris Smith and Matt Demody pitched the final 2 innings, combining to shutout the Fightin Phils.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields 0-2, 2R, 3BB .240BA

Rowdy Tellez 1-5, R, 2B(10), 3K .222BA

Dwight Smith Jr. 0-4, BB, K .265BA


3 Stars

  1. Lopes
  2. Berti
  3. Mesa

Next Game: Casey Lawrence (1-5, 6.65ERA)


Dunedin Blue Jays  (22-29, 5th)

The D-Jays continue to slide with a 4-8 loss to Daytona.


At the Plate

Dunedin scored 4 runs on 9 hits, scoring one in the 2nd, 2 in the 6th and one in the 7th.

The 6, 7, 8 hitters (D.J. Davis, L.B. Dantzler, Jorge Saez) had 2 hits each with Saez hitting a double and driving in 2 runs.

Jason Leblebijian hit his 6th home run in the 7th, a solo shot and D.J. Davis stole his 11th base.


On the Mound

Justin Shafer took his second lose, allowing 7 runs on 8 hits over 6.1 innings. He allowed a home run in the 2nd, struck out 6 and walked 3.

Carlos Ramirez allowed 2 hits in 0.2IP, allowing one of Shafer’s inherited runs to score.

Alonzo Gonzalez allowed one run in his one inning of relief.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson DL

Anthony Alford 0-4, R, 2K .219BA

Richard Urena 0-5 .253BA

D.J. Davis 2-4, R, SB, 2K .205BA

Dan Jansen DL

Mitch Nay DL

Ryan McBroom 1-4, R, K .256BA


3 Stars

  1. Saez
  2. Davis
  3. Dantzler

Next Game: Conner Greene (2-3, 2.82ERA)


Lansing Lugnuts  (24-24, 6th)

Lansing lose their 4th in a row and risk being swept by South Bend after losing 0-1 on Sunday.


At the Plate

The Lugnuts bats were silent, with Gunnar Heidt and Jacob Anderson each hitting doubles. Justin Atkinson accounted for the clubs only other hit.


On the Mound

Angel Perdomo shutout the Cubs over 7 innings, holding them one hit, 3 walks and 3 strike outs.

Starlyn Suriel surrendered one run, thanks to a Eloy Jimenez walk off home run.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Andrew Guillotte 0-3, K .269BA

Angel Perdomo 7IP, H, 3BB, 3K 1.45ERA, 96-57 P-S and 6-8 GO-AO

Carl Wise DNP

Lane Thomas 0-4, .184BA


3 Stars

  1. Perdomo
  2. Heidt
  3. Anderson

Next Game: Ryan Borucki (2-5, 8.76ERA)



*Feature Image Credit: Wade Black






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Ryan Mueller

Lover of all things Toronto Blue Jays. Blue Jays MiLB fanatic. I strive for average while stumbling onto above average. Rogers isn't cheap. Baseball is a business. Your right, but I'm more right.