April 26th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Large is perfect

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On Thursday, April 26th, the Buffalo Bisons, and New Hampshire Fisher Cats had off days. Dunedin and Lansing were in action and both walked away with late-inning wins.

 

Triple-A

 

Buffalo Bisons (5-6)

 

Off day

 

Friday, April 27th starting pitcher- Sam Gaviglio (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

 

Double-A

 

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (12-6)

 

Off Day

 

Friday, April 27th starting pitcher- #10 Sean Reid-Foley (3-0, 1.47 ERA)

 

Advanced-A

 

Dunedin Blue Jays (8-12)

 

 

D-Jays won 10-9 in 10 innings.

 

Dunedin outhit Clearwater 18 to 11, overcoming 5 errors.

 

Rodrigo Orozco (4 hits), Joshua Palacios (3 hits), Richard Urena (2 hits), Logan Warmoth (2 hits), Nash Knight (2 hits) each had multi-hit games while Palacios (3 RBI), Knight (2 RBI), and Yeltsin Gudino (2 RBI) drove in multiple runs.

 

In the bottom of the 10th inning, Bradley Jones cashed in Richard Urena with a single to right field.

 

On the mound, Tayler Saucedo pitched a decent game after giving up 3 runs in the 1st. Nick Hartman held the Threshers at bay by striking out 4 of 6 batters he faced over 2 IP; unfortunately, Jake Fishman allowed 4 runs in the 8th.

 

Starter- Tayler Saucedo 5.0IP, 6H, 3ER, 2BB, 7K on 92 pitches

 

W-  Juliandry Higuera (1-1, 10.80 ERA)

 

Friday, April 27th starting pitcher- #9 T.J. Zeuch (2-2, 4.07 ERA)

 

A-Ball

 

Lansing Lugnuts (13-6)

 

Lansing won 8 to 7 with 3 runs over the final two innings.

 

The Lugnuts outhit Dayton 16 to 8.

 

Cullen Large…….was had a large game, going 5-for-5. Chavez Young (3H), Kacy Clemens (2H), and Ryan Noda (2H) had multi-hit games while Matt Morgan was the only Lugnut without a hit.

 

Lansing got RBI’s from Kevin Smith, Clemens (2), Large, Noda, Morgan, and Noberto Obeso.

 

Large (1) and Young (4) each chipped in a stolen base.

 

Graham Spraker looked good but Turner Larkins allowed 2 runs and Andy Ravel allowed 3 with a 4-run 6th and 1-run 7th. Ty Tice picked up the win with a 1-hit, 1BB, 2K 9th inning.

 

Starter- Graham Spraker 5.0IP, 3H, 2R, BB, 5K on 73 pitches

 

W- Ty Tice (1-0, 0.00 ERA)

 

H- Turner Larkins (1)

 

BS- Andy Ravel (1)

 

Friday, April 27th starting pitcher- Maverik Buffo (1-1, 7.15 ERA)

 

Player of the Day

 

POD Honourable Mention:

  • D-Jays Palacios went 3-for-4 with 3 RBI, 2BB but committed 2 E
  • Rodrigo Orozco had 4 singles, going 4-for-5 with an RBI and a stolen base.
  • Lansing’s Chavez Young went 3-for-4 with 2 runs scored, a walk, and stolen base.
  • Kacy Clemens picked up two hits with a triple and 2 RBI.

 

Thursday, April 26th’s POD goes to Cullen Large.

 

Cullen Large played 2nd and batted 6th in the order.

 

 

Large went 5-for-5 with 3 runs, a couple two-baggers, an RBI and a stolen base to raise his batting average from .239 up to .314.

 

The 2017 5th round pick came to the plate in the 2nd with Clemens on third base (leadoff triple), and Christian Williams on second base (walk). He singled in Clemens to score the first of 3 runs in the inning.

 

Large hit another single in the 3rd and doubled in the 5th and 7th.

 

The 6-foot-0 switch hitter kicked off the 9th inning with a single and scored the winning run three batters later when Norberto Obeso singled to left field to score Large from 3rd.

 

 

Bo and Vlad Show

 

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats had Thursday off.

 

Bo Bichette is batting .256 over his last 10 games but he has 9 runs scored, 4RBI and 4 SB. For the season Bo is batting .303 with 4 doubles, 3 triples, and a .811 OPS.

 

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. batting .375 with 5 runs scored, and 13 RBI over his last 10 games. He owns a .353/.407/.529 triple slash with 22 RBI in 17 games.

 

 

 

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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.