May 20th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Tayler Suacedo outstanding in D-Jays win

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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.

 

Triple-A

 

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)

 

Double-A

 

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (25-16)

 

Game 1

 

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)

 

Game 2

 

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)

 

Advanced-A

 

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)

 

A-Ball

 

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:

 

 

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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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.