Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Saturday, August 18th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 4 and 4.
Buffalo Bisons (57-65)
The Herd lost 5 to 1
Starter- Shawn Morimando 3.0 IP, 4-H, 2-R, 1-BB, 3-K on 62 pitches
L- Morimando (1-4, 6.91 ERA)
Sunday, August 19th starting pitcher- Thomas Pannone (I thought he’d take Stroman turn in the rotation but called be recalled 10 days from August 15th)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (68-53)
The Fisher Cats lost 5 to 4
HR- Jon Berti (4)
Starter- Jon Harris 6.0 IP, 6-H, 2-R, 1-BB, 2-K, and 1-HRA on 85 pitches
BSV/L- Corey Copping (1)/(0-1, 1.35 ERA)
NH lost 3 to 2
Starter- Josh DeGraaf 4.0IP, 1-H, 2-R, 2-BB, 6-K, 1-HRA on 69 pitches
L- Dusty Isaacs (3-3, 4.40 ERA)
Sunday, August 19th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano
Dunedin Blue Jays (62-62)
The D-Jays won 4 to 1
Starter- Zach Logue 6.0 IP, 6-H, 1-R, 2-BB, 7-K on 102 pitches
W- Logue (8-3, 3.44 ERA with the D-Jays)
H- Jonathan Cheshire (5)
SV- Angel Perdomo (1)
Sunday, August 19th starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (73-52)
The Nut lost 3 to 1
Starter- Matt Gunter 4.0-IP, 7-H, 3-R, 3-BB, 4-K on 75 pitches
L- Gunter (4-6, 5.58 ERA)
Sunday, August 19th starting pitcher- Jordan Barrett
Vancouver Canadians (33-28)
The C’s won 4 to 0
HR- Christopher Bec (3)
Starter- Randy Pondler 5.0 IP, 4-H, 0-R, 0-BB, 6-K on 60 pitches
W- Pondler (4-4, 3.04 ERA)
H- Joey Pulido (4)
Sunday, August 19th starting pitcher- Josh Winckowski
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (35-22)
The Blue Jays won 4 to 3
HR- DJ Neal (4)
Starter- Adams Cuevas 5.0IP, 5-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 5-K on 58 pitches
W- Sean Rackoski (7-2, 3.18 ERA)
GCL Blue Jays (22-25)
DSL Blue Jays (38-27)
The Blue Jays won 9 to 2
Starter- Ronald Govea 5.0 IP, 6-H, 1-R, 0-BB, 5-K
W- Govea (4-0, 2.21 ERA)
SV-Juan Acosta (1)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Anthony Alford (3-for-4, 2B, RBI), Gunnar Heidt (2-for-4, 2B)
- The Cats’ G1- Jon Berti (3-for-4, 2-R, HR, RBI), and Harris (see above). G2- Andrew Guillotte (2-for-3, SB), and Zach Jackson (2.0IP, H, 3-BB, K)
- The D-Jays’ Joshua Palacios (2-for-5, R, RBI), Kevin Smith (2-for-4, 2B, RBI), Logan Warmoth (3-for-4, R, 2B), and Zach Logue (see above)
- Lansing’s Andrew Deramo (3.0IP, 2-H, 1-BB, 4-K)
- The C’s Christopher Bec (2-for-3, R, HR, 3-RBI, BB, SB), Otto Lopez (2-for-4, R, SB), Jake Brodt (2-for-4, RBI, 2-SB), Jesus Severino (2-for-3, R, 2B, BB, SB), and Joey Pulido and Connor Law (4.0IP, 1-H, 3-BB, 5-K in relief)
- Bluefield’s Cal Stevenson (2-for-3, RBI, 2-BB, SB), Dominic Abbadessa and Gabriel Moreno (1-for-4, R, 2B), Haggen Danner (2-for-4, 2B), and Cuevas (see above)
- DSL’s Jhon Solarte (2-for-6, 2-RBI), Pedro Hurtado (2-for-4, R, BB), Alberto Rodriguez (2-for-5, 2-R, RBI), Rainer Nunez (2-for-4, 2-R, 2B, 2-RBI), Brayan Rodriguez (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB), Anthony Rodriguez (3-for-5, R, 2B, 2-RBI) and Govea (see above)
Saturday, August 18th POD goes to Randy Pondler
The Vancouver Canadians starter had a very strong outing against the Spokane Indians on Saturday. You can see his pitching line above. Pondler threw 42 of 60 pitches for strikes, getting four outs via the groundball and two outs via the flyball.
The 21-yr-old lefty started the game with a pair of swinging strikeouts in a 1-2-3 first inning. He allowed a pair of singles in the 2nd inning but got himself out of trouble with a pair of flyball outs and called 3rd strike to end the threat.
Pondler allowed a 2-out single in the 3rd inning and the 5th inning, keeping Spokane out of scoring position.
For the season, Pondler owns a record of 4-4 and a 3.04 ERA in 10 starts with the C’s. He has struck out 33 and walked 11 batters in 50.1 innings and owns a 1.27 WHIP. He has not lost since July 16th, rattling off 4 wins in 5 starts.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had the day off.
Bo Bichette DH’ed in game 1 of the Fisher Cats doubleheader and went 1-for-5, with an RBI. In game 2 he played the field manning 2nd base and batting leadoff. Bo went 3-for-4, with a run scored and a pair of doubles. Overall, Bo is batting .275 with 82 runs scored, 38 doubles, 6 triples, and 10 HR.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
HEAD ON OVER TO THE JAYS FROM THE COUCH VS ALS STORE AND GET SOME GREAT SWAG THAT YOU WILL LOOK GREAT IN AND YOU CAN FEEL GREAT ABOUT.
YOU CAN ALSO HEAD TO OUR JAYS FROM THE COUCH VS ALS FUNDRAISING PAGE TO MAKE A TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION DIRECTLY TO ALS CANADA.
THANK YOU FOR VISITING JAYS FROM THE COUCH! CHECK US OUT ON TWITTER @JAYSFROMCOUCH AND INSTAGRAM. LIKE US FACEBOOK. BE SURE TO CATCH THE LATEST FROM JAYS FROM THE COUCH RADIO AND SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL!
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.