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The Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 3 and 2 Sunday, May 20th. New Hampshire split their doubleheader and Buffalo is back to .500.
Buffalo Bisons (16-16)
Bisons won 4 to 3
HR- Jason Leblebijian (4)
Starter- Taylor Guerrieri 4.0IP, 2H, R, 3BB, and 2K. 56 pitches
W- Tim Mayza (2-0, 0.00 ERA)
SV- Justin Shafer (1)
Monday, May 21th starting pitcher- Chris Rowley (3-1, 2.81 ERA)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (25-16)
Fisher Cats won 6 to 5
HR- Vladimir Guerrero Jr (8)
Starter- Jon Harris 5.0IP, 8H, 5R, BB, and 2 HRA. 70 pitches
W- Danny Young (1-0, 2.53 ERA)
Lost 10 to 8
HR- Patrick Cantwell (2)
Starter- Nick Tepesch 4.2 IP, 7H, 4R, 3K, and 1HRA. 75 pitches
L- Jose Fernandez (3-1, 4.95 ERA)
Tuesday, May 22th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano (7-0, 1.94 ERA)
Dunedin Blue Jays (18-24)
The D-Jays won 8 to 3
Starter- Tayler Saucedo 8.0IP, 6H, 3R, 2BB, 7K on 111 pitches
W- Saucedo (3-2, 4.19 ERA)
Monday, May 21th starting pitcher- Angel Perdomo (0-2, 2.57 ERA)
Lansing Lugnuts (28-15)
Lugnuts lost 9 to 6.
HR- Samad Taylor (3)
Starter- Maximo Castillo 1.2IP, 5H, 8R, 2BB, and K. 48 pitches
L- Castillo (2-1, 6.62 ERA)
Monday, May 21th starting pitcher- Yennsy Diaz (4-1, 2.38 ERA)
Player of the Day
POD Honorable Mention:
- Buffalo’s Leblebijian (1-for-4 HR, and RBI). Rowdy Tellez, Lourdes Gurriel Jr., and Reese McGuire each had one RBI.
- NH’s Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (see below). Danny Young (2.0IP, 2H, K. W).
- D-Jays Bradley Jones (1-for-5 with a 2B) and Eduard Pinto (2-for-4) drove in 2 RBI each.
- Lansing’s Ryan Noda (1-for-1 with 3BB) and Samad Taylor (2-for-5 R, HR, 3RBI). Colton Laws (4IP, 4H, 4K).
Sunday, May 20th’s POD goes to Tayler Saucedo
The left-handed Saucedo pitched past the 7th inning for just the 3rd time in his professional career and the first time since 2016 as a member of the Lansing Lugnuts, and 2nd time this season. On June 25th, 2016, Saucedo went 9 innings, throwing 109 pitches. On Sunday, Tayler threw 111 pitches.
Dunedin’s 6-foot-5 starter held the Tortugas to 6 hits. He threw 69 of his 111 pitches for strikes while inducing 13 groundball outs and 3 flyball outs.
The native of Honolulu got 5-of-7 Tortugas to ground out in the first two innings. He finished with 6 swinging strikeouts and one called strike strikeout. The final three batters Saucedo retired were on swinging strikes.
The 24-yr-old surrendered one run in the 5th inning, 6th inning, and 7th inning. Ibandel Isabel hit a home run in the 7th, the 4th home run allowed by Saucedo in 2018.
Overall, Tayler Saucedo is 2-3 with a 4.19 ERA in 8 starts. He has struck out 35 batters in 43.0 IP while walking 10.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went 4-for-4 with 2R, a HR, and 3 RBI in game 1. Game 2 saw Vladdy went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a BB, and a SB. On the day, Vladdy went 5-for-7 with 4 RBI. He is batting .423 with 8 HR, 44 RBI. Over his past 10 games, Vladdy is batting .526 with 10 runs scored, 3HR, and 9 RBI.
Bo Bichette went 1-for-4 with a run scored, a 2B, one RBI, and K in Game 1. In Game 2, Bo went 0-for-4 with a BB, and an error. Bo is struggling hard right now, batting .186 with 5 runs scored, one HR, 4 RBI, and 11 K in his last 10 games.
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