Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 30/05/16

 The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 2-1 on games played on May 30th, 2016. Join us in recapping the wins and losses



Buffalo Bisons (26-25, 5th)

Buffalo falls in extra innings, 4-5, to the Columbus Clippers


At the Plate

The Herd scored one in the 3rd and 3 in the 5th on 10 hits, while committing 3 errors.

Domonic Brown (3-6) and Alexi Casilla (2-5) each collected 2-RBI’s and Matt Dominguez went 2-6.

Casilla hit two doubles and Brown, and Casey Kotchman also registered a double each.

Dalton Pompey left the game after colliding with the outfield wall.


On the Mound

Chris Leroux was tagged for 4 unearned, thanks to a Pompey dropped pop up. Other than that, Leroux walked and struck out 2 over 6 innings.

Ben Rowen and Bo Schultz each pitched 2 shut out innings.

Chad Jenkins allowed one run on 3 hits over 2 innings for his 2nd loss.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey 0-0. BB .267BA stay tuned on injury.

Andy Burns 0-5, R, BB .255

Jesus Montero DNP


3 Stars

  1. Casilla
  2. Brown
  3. Dominguez

Next Game: Drew Hutchison (1-2, 3.18ERA)

Player Movement: Bobby Korecky was activated from the DL to take Ryan Tepera‘s spot who was called up to Toronto.


New Hampshire Fisher Cats  (23-26, 4th)

NH offence exploded for a 9-1 win over the Fightin Phils, taking the 4-game series 3 games to 1.


At the Plate

The Fisher Cats scored 5 in the 2nd, and 2 in the 6th and 7th.

Matt Dean put New Hampshire on the board, singling home Ryan Lavarnway‘s lead-off walk. Ian Parmley singled home Rowdy Tellez,Christian Lopes doubled home Matt Dean, Parmley scored on a Jorge Flores sac to LF, and Jon Berti scored Lopes to put the Fisher Cats out in front for good.

Berti (3-5), Rowdy Tellez (2-3), Parmley (2-4) and Lopes (3-4) each had multi-hit games with Lopes driving in 3 runs.

Lopes added a stolen base and Roemon Fields swiped his 17th base and scored a run on one walk.


On the Mound

Double vet Casey Lawrence earned his 23rd win with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats with seven one run innings. He walked one and struck out 3.

Colt Hynes and Wil Browning combined to no-hit Reading over the final 2 innings.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields 0-3, R, BB, SB(17) .237BA

Rowdy Tellez 2-3, 2R, 2B(11), RBI(26) .230BA

Dwight Smith Jr. DNP


3 Stars

  1. Lawrence
  2. Lopes
  3. Berti

Next Game: Luis Santos (5-1, 2.91ERA)


Dunedin Blue Jays  (22-29, 5th)

Rain rain go away, maybe the D-Jays will get to play another day.


Next Game: G1-Conner Greene (2-3, 2.82ERA) G2- Chris Rowley (3-0, 3.02ERA)


Lansing Lugnuts  (25-24, 5th)

The Lugnuts avoided being swept with a 5-4 win over South Bend.


At the Plate

After trading 2-run blows in the first inning, the Lugnuts pulled out in front for good with a 3-run 5th inning.

In the 5th, Ryan Hissey and Juan Kelly led off the inning with back-to-back doubles, with Hissey scoring on Kelly’s 16th two bagger. Lane Thomas sac bunt moved Kelly to 3rd, but Kelly was later thrown out at home on Josh Almonte‘s ground ball to 3rd. Carl Wise would make it all better, hitting a deep fly over the left field wall for a 2-run homer, his first home run of the year.

Every Lansing batter collected a hit, except Austin Daivs. Gunnar Hiedt and Kelly each collected 2 hits. Kelly and Wise each drove in 2 RBI.


On the Mound

Ryan Borucki went 7 strong innings, allowing 3 runs on 7 hits. Borucki threw 62 of his 91 pitches for strikes and struck out 2 batters, walking just one.

Patrick Murphy allowed one run in his one inning of relief and Dusty Isaacs picked up his 9th save with a shut down 9th.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Andrew Guillotte 1-5, R, SB(11) .267BA

Max Pentecost– 1-4, BB, K .295BA

Carl Wise 1-3, R, HR, 2-RBI(10)

Lane Thomas 1-4, 3K .185BA

Ryan Borucki 7IP, 7H, 3R, BB, 2K 2.63ERA


3 Stars

  1. Borucki
  2. Kelly
  3. Wise

Next Game: Sean Reid-Foley (2-3, 3.65ERA)


*Feature Image Credit: Dave Nelson under CC BY-SA 2.0




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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.