Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For You Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
With all 4 levels seeing action on Friday, only the Lansing Lugnuts came away with a win.
Herd lost 5 to 2. The Bisons were outhit 15 to 6 by Norfolk, with both teams committing one error each.
Starter Ryan Borucki got knocked around in this one and exited the game early with his team trailing.
Starter- Ryan Borucki 3.2IP, 10H, 4R, 2BB, 3K on 79 pitches
L- Borucki (0-2, 6.23 ERA)
Saturday, April 21st starting pitcher- Sam Gaviglio (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (9-4)
The Fisher Cats lost 5 to 4.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. had a heck of an MLB debut, congrats. This should open the door for Cavan Biggio to play more 2nd base and Juan Kelly to get more regular at-bats at 1st. Unfortunately, that’s not how it played out in this game.
Reading Fightin Phils outhit New Hampshire 10 to 8 with both clubs committing an error. Bo Bichette and Andrew Guillotte finished with 2-hits apiece. Bichette was joined by Vladimir Guerrero Jr. as the only Fisher Cats to register an RBI, both prospects added 2 RBI.
Starter- Nick Tepesch 5.0IP, 8H, 5R, BB, 4K on 82 pitches
L- Tepesch (2-0, 1.42 ERA)
Dunedin Blue Jays (6-8)
D-Jays lost 8 to 4, being outhit 14 to 8 by Daytona.
With Pompey and Alford moving on to Buffalo, it looks like D.J. Davis will begin seeing more playing time. He responded with a 2-for-4 game, the only D-Jays to collect multiple hits. Ivan Castillo and Eduard Pinto each registered doubles as the only extra base hits by Dunedin.
Starter- Justin Dillon 4.1IP 9H, 6R, 2BB, and 4K on 86 pitches
L- Dillon (0-2, 6.59 ERA)
Saturday, April 21st starting pitcher- Tayler Saucedo (0-1, 3.24 ERA)
Lansing Lugnuts (8-5)
Lansing won 7 to 1, holding the South Bend Cubs to 2 hits. The Cubs committed 4 errors to Lansing’s one.
The Lugs used their speed to get themselves into scoring position with Young, Ryan Noda, Reggie Pruitt, Vicuna, and Sotillo each swiping 2nd. Taylor pulled a Kevin Pillar, stealing home for his 5th SB of the year. Vicuna stole 2 bases.
Starter- Zach Logue 6.0IP, 2H, R, BB, 5K, and an HRA on 95 pitches
W- Logue (1-0, 3.24 ERA)
Player of the Day
POD Honourable Mention:
- Buffalo’s Dwight Smith Jr. 1-for-2 with a double and 3 walks. He added a stolen base for good measure.
- Pompey with an HR and an SB
- NH’s Jonathan Davis with 2 SB while going 1-for-4 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and 2K.
- Conor Fisk with 3 shutout innings in relief of Nick Tepesch
- Travis Bergen pitched 2.1IP with 4K in the D-Jays loss
- Ryan Noda with 3 BB while scoring 2 runs on a 0-for-1 day.
Friday, April 20th’s POD goes to Zach Logue.
The 21-yr-old lefty threw 62 of his 95 pitches for strikes and had an even split (6-6) groundball outs and flyball outs.
Logue had a 3-up 3-down 6th but exited the game in the 7th after walking the first batter he faced.
Bo and Vlad Show
Bo Bichette was back at SS after getting yesterday off. Bo was batting out of the 2-hole and went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI and walk. Bichette is now batting .321 with 7 RBI and .796 OPS.
While Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 0-for-4, going hitless for the 2nd time in 3 games, he managed to drive in a pair and walked. Vlad is batting .333 with 15 RBI and .942 OPS.
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