Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Sunday, July 15th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 3 and 3 with the no games for the DSL and GCL Blue Jays.
Buffalo Bisons (41-45)
The Herd lost 8 to 0
Starter- Nick Tepesch 4.2 IP, 12-H, 8-R, 1-BB, 0-K, and 5-HRA on 93 pitches
L- Tepesch (0-5, 7.59 ERA)
Monday, July 16th starting pitcher- TBD
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (51-40)
Fisher Cats won 3 to 1
Starter- Jon Harris 7.0 IP, 3-H, 1-R, 2-BB, 7-K, and 1-HRA on 99 pitches
W- Harris (7-3, 4.47)
SV- Danny Young (2)
Monday, July 16th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano
Dunedin Blue Jays (48-44)
D-Jays won 5 to 4 with 9 stolen bases in the game.
Starter- Connor Eller 6.0 IP, 3-H, 0-R, 2-BB, 2-K on 79 pitches
W- Eller (5-2, 2.70 ERA)
SV- Jake Fishman (5)
Monday, July 16th starting pitching- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (56-38)
The Lugnuts lost 6 to 2
Starter- Kyle Weatherly 2.0 IP, 3-H, 2-R, 3-BB, 1-K on 62 pitches
L- Andrew Deramo (2-2, 9.00 ERA)
Monday, July 16th starting pitcher- Matt Gunter
Vancouver Canadians (15-15)
The Canadians lost 6 to 2
Starter- Jose Espada 6.0 IP, 3-H, 2-R, 2-BB, 7-K on 83 pitches
L/BSV- Will McAffer (3-2, 5.40 ERA)/(2)
Monday, July 16th starting pitcher- Randy Pondler
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (18-8)
Blue Jays won 7 to 1
Starter- Eric Pardinho 5.0 IP, 4-H, 1-R, 3-BB, 6-K, and 1-HRA on 85 pitches
L- Galindo (0-2, 10.26 ERA)
GCL Blue Jays (11-10)
DSL Blue Jays (20-16)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Claudio Custodio (2.1IP, 1-H, 2-BB, and 4-K in his Triple-A debut)
- NH’s Cavan Biggio (1-for-3, 3B, RBI, BB) and Andrew Guillotte (2-for-4, 2-R, 2B, SB). Harris (see above).
- D-Jays Santiago Espinal (3-for-4, RBI), Kevin Smith (0-for-3, R, RBI, 2-BB, 3-SB), Ivan Castillo (0-for-3, 2-BB, 2-SB), and Connor Eller (see above).
- The Lugnuts Samad Taylor (2-for-5, 2-SB) and Jesus Navarro (2-for-3, BB).
- The C’s Tanner Kirwer (2-for-4, R, 3B, 2-SB) and Espada (see above)
- Bluefield’s Dominic Abbadessa (2-for-5, 2-R, 2B, 3B), Rafael Lantigua (2-for-5, 2B, 2-RBI), D.J. Daniels (3-for-5, R, 2B), and Nicolas Medina (3IP, 0-H, 4-K)
Sunday, July 15th POD goes to Joshua Palacios.
Palacios has won the POD a couple times, maybe I should tally all the winners up before the end of the year. Unfortunately, Palacios doesn’t get enough attention but he’s produced atop the D-Jays order for much of 2018.
The 22-yr-old Brooklyn, NY native grounded out in his first at-bat. He hit his 15th double to lead off the 3rd inning then stole 3rd base (11) and scored on a throwing error. Palacios led off the 5th inning with a single and scored the games second run on a Kevin Smith ground ball.
Joshua Palacios finished the game with 3 runs scored, a single and a double, a walk, and two stolen bases. Overall, Palacios is batting .277 with a .733 OPS while hitting 15 doubles, 2 triples, 5 home runs, 48 runs batted in, and 12 stolen bases. Over the past 10 games, Joshua has batted .270 with 10 hits, 7 runs scored, four walks, two stolen bases, and nine strikeouts.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the GCL Blue Jays did not play on Sunday.
Bo Bichette played in the Futures Game and went 1-for-3 while playing SS and batting 2nd. He was joined by fellow Blue Jays prospect Danny Jansen who went 1-for-2, with a 2-run home run (watch home run)
*Featured Image Credit: Ryan Mueller
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