Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Friday, July 27th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 5 and 5.
Buffalo Bisons (46-53)
The Herd lost 4 to 3
Starter- Murphy Smith 5.0 IP, 2-H, 1-R, 1-BB, 3-K on 63 pitches
L- Danny Barnes (0-1, 9.00 ERA)
Buffalo lost 6 to 3
Starter- Sean Reid-Foley 5.1 IP, 8-H, 3-R, 0-BB, 2-K on 99 pitches
L- Tim Mayza (3-2, 5.40 ERA)
Saturday, July 28th starting pitcher- Brandon Cumpton
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (58-44)
The Fisher Cats won 3 to 1
Starter- Jordan Romano 5.0 IP, 3-H, 1-R, 1-BB, 6-K on 76 pitches
W- Romano (10-4, 3.40 ERA)
SV- Travis Bergen (6)
Saturday, July 28th starting pitcher- Josh DeGraaf
Dunedin Blue Jays (52-51)
The D-Jays lost 6 to 5
HR- Kevin Smith (11)
Starter- Patrick Murphy 6.0 IP, 5-H, 1-R, 1-BB, 8-K on 92 pitches
L- Jake Fishman (2-1, 3.21 ERA)
Saturday, July 28th starting pitching- Zach Logue
Lansing Lugnuts (59-45)
The Bots won 5 to 2
Starter- Kyle Weatherly 3.0 IP, 3-H, 2-BB, 1-K on 70 pitches
W- Brody Rodning (2-3, 3.57 ERA)
SV- Dany Jimenez (7)
Saturday, July 28th starting pitcher- Matt Gunter
Vancouver Canadians (21-21)
The Canadians won 5 to 1
HR- Mc Gregory Contreras (7)
Starter- Jose Espada 6.0 IP, 4-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 3-K on 82 pitches
W- Espada (2-3, 3.79 ERA)
Saturday, July 28th starting pitcher- Randy Pondler
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (23-14)
Blue Jays lost 8 to 2
Starter- Alvaro Galindo 3.0 IP, 5-H, 6-R, 4-BB, 2-K, and 2-HRA
L- Galindo (0-3, 10.27 ERA)
GCL Blue Jays (15-15)
The Blue Jays lost 5 to 0
Starter- Ryan Thurston 3.0 IP, 3-H, 1-R, 0-BB, 5-K
L- Thurston (1-1, 1.93 ERA)
The Blue Jays won 8 to 3
Starter- Anderson Nunez 1.0IP, 2-H, 2-R, 1-BB
W- Yunior Hinjosa (2-0, 1.29 ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (25-22)
The Blue Jays won 8 to 3
HR- Pedro Hurtado (1)
Starter- Ronald Govea 5.1 IP, 4-H, 1-R, 2-BB, 4-K
W- Junior Guzman (1-6, 6.10 ERA)
Player of the Day
- Buffalo’s G1- Dalton Pompey (2-for-4, R, SB), Rowdy Tellez (2-for-3, 2-2B, R, RBI), Smith (see above). G2- Danny Jansen (2-for-3, R, 2B, RBI) and Tim Lopes (2-for-3, SB)
- NH’s Bo and Vlad (see below), Panas (1-for-4, R, HR, RBI), Romano (see above), Dusty Isaacs (1.1IP, 4-K)
- The D-Jays Brock Lundquist (2-for-5, R, 2B), Ivan Castillo (2-for-4, 2B), and Murphy (see above)
- Lansing’s Dany Jimenez (3IP, 2-H, 7K), Jesus Navaro (2-for-3, BB), Grudzielanek (1-for-3, 2-R, HR, RBI, BB), Obeso (1-for-4, R, HR, 2-RBI).
- The C’s Mc Gregory Contreras (1-for-4, R, HR, RBI), Yorman Rodriguez (2-for-4, R, 2-RBI), Bryan Lizardo (1-for-2, R, 2-BB, 2-SB), Tanner Kirwer (2-for-3, R, 2B, BB, 2-SB), and Espada (see above)
- Bluefield’s Alejandro Kirk (3-for-4, RBI, SB)
- GCL’s Adrian Ramos (2-for-3, 2-R, 2B, 3-RBI, 2-BB), Jordan Groshans (3-for-5, 2B, 3-RBI), Gabriel Moreno and Jonelvy Molina (a runs scored and a pair of singles), and Aldo Ovando (2-R and 2 singles)
- DSL’s Jose Rivas and Miguel Hiraldo (2 singles and a run scored), Hurtado (2-for-3, 2-R, HR, 3-RBI)
Friday, July 27th POD goes to Jordan Groshans
The 2018 1st round selection picked up 3 hits and 3 RBI in game 2. He singled but didn’t score in the 1st inning. In the 2nd inning, Groshans hit a 2-out, 2-RBI single pushing Abel Hernandez and Adrian Ramos across the plate for a 3 to 2 lead.
Groshans double in the 4th inning to score Adrian Ramos for the 2nd time and extend the lead to 4-2. He had a flyball out and a strikeout in his final two at-bats.
The 18-yr-old infielder is batting .421 over his last 10 games with 7 runs scored, 1-HR, and 12-RBI. Overall, he is batting .364 with 14 runs, 10 doubles, 3-HR, and 31 RBI.
Cal Stevenson On-Base Streak
Cal Stevenson went 0-for-3 on Friday; however, Cal drew a walk to lead off the game and extend his on-base streak to 31 games. He owns a .497 OBP along with a .339 batting average.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit another HR, his 14th. That’s back-to-back games with a HR for the rising star. He is batting .359 over his last 10 games, dropping his batting average from .407 to .402 for the season.
Bo Bichette went 2-for-4 with a 2B and a HR. He led off the game with his 9th HR of the year and doubled (#28) in the 5th inning. Bo is batting .341 over his last 10 games but has only bumped his batting average up from .268 to .269.
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