Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Thursday, August 16th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 4 and 4.
Buffalo Bisons (57-64)
The Herd won 8 to 0
Starter- Murphy Smith 5.0 IP, 4-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 3-K on 71 pitches
W- Smith (3-4, 3.65 ERA)
Saturday, August 18th starting pitcher- Shawn Morimando (Buffalo debut)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (68-51)
The Fisher Cats lost 3 to 1
Starter- Tayler Saucedo 6.0 IP, 7-H, 3-R, 4-BB, 4-K, and 1-HRA on 92 pitches
L- Saucedo (3-3, 4.47 ERA)
Saturday, August 18th starting pitcher- Jon Harris and TBD
Dunedin Blue Jays (61-62)
The D-Jays lost 2 to 1
Starter- Patrick Murphy 7.0 IP, 6-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 5-K on 89 pitches
L- Murphy (9-5, 2.77 ERA)
Saturday, August 18th starting pitcher- Zach Logue
Lansing Lugnuts (73-51)
The Nut lost 5 to 0
Starter- Donnie Sellers 4.0-IP, 5-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 3-K on 39 pitches
L- Sellers 6-3, 4.23 ERA)
Saturday, August 18th starting pitcher- Matt Gunter
Vancouver Canadians (32-28)
The C’s lost 4 to 1
HR- Tanner Kirwer (4)
Starter- Jose Espada 1.0 IP, 4-H, 4-R, 2-BB, 2-K on 38 pitches
L- Espada (3-5, 4.38 ERA)
Saturday, August 18th starting pitcher- Randy Pondler
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (34-22)
The Blue Jays won 2 to 1
Starter- Nathanael Perez 6.0IP, 6-H, 1-R, 0-BB, 6-K, and 1-HRA on 78 pitches
W- Andy McGuire (1-1, 1.42 ERA)
SV- Brad Wilson (5)
GCL Blue Jays (22-25)
The Blue Jays lost 8 to 3
Starter- Alvery De Los Santos 1.0 IP, 3-H, 3-R, 1-K
L- Franniel Polanco (1-1, 1.69 ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (37-27)
The Blue Jays won 2 to 1
Starter- Alexis Carmona 5.0 IP, 5-H, 1-R, 0-BB, 6-K, and 1-HRA
W- Christain Reyes (1-2, 4.70 ERA)
SV-Juan Acosta (1)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Anthony Alford (1-for-4, R, 2B, 2-RBI, BB), Rowdy Tellez (2-for-5, RBI), and Smith, Connor Fisk, and Taylor Guerrieri.
- The Cats’ Harold Ramirez (2B, RBI), Cavan Biggio (2-for-3, BB), Andrew Guillotte (2-for-2, 2B, BB). Kirby Snead and Jackson McClelland (combined to no-hit over the final two innings)
- The D-Jays’ Ivan Castillo (2-for-5) and Patrick Murphy (see above)
- The C’s Christopher Bec (2-for-4, 2B), Tanner Kirwer (1-for-4, R, HR, RBI), Justin Watts (3IP, 2-H, 3-K), Will McAffer (2IP, 1-H, 3-K)
- Bluefield’s Cal Stevenson (2-for-4, R), Luis De Los Santos (1-for-3, R, 2B), and Perez (see above)
- DSL’s Alberto Rodriguez (2-for-3, R, 3B, RBI) and Carmona (see above)
Friday, August 17th POD goes to Dwight Smith Jr.
The Bisons left fielder batted went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored, a double, a HR, 3-RBI, and a walk. Smith Jr hit his 6th dinger, a solo blast, over the wall in RF in the 1st inning. Bison 1 to 0.
Dwight Smith Jr. walked in the 3rd but didn’t score. He doubled (17) in the 5th and scored on Anthony Alford’s 18th double. Smith was at it again with a 2-run single in the 6th inning, scoring Darnell Sweeney and Tim Lopes. The Bisons up 6 to 0.
Over the past 10 games, Smith Jr is batting .375 with 8 runs scored, 3-HR, and 12-RBI. Overall, DSJ is batting .272 with 6HR, 17 doubles, and a triple while posting a .367 OBP and .420 SLG%.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. batted 3rd and played DH for the Bisons. He picked up a single and walked in 4 at-bats. Vladdy is batting .345 with Buffalo.
Bo Bichette went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts and is batting .272.
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