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On Wednesday, August 22nd, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 6 and 3 with a couple doubleheaders.
Buffalo Bisons (60-65)
Finishing off Tuesday’s game, the Bisons won 2 to 1.
Starter- Brandon Crumpton 8.0IP, 3-H, R, BB, 3-K on 92 pitches
W- Taylor Guerrieri (2-2, 5.30 ERA)
The Bisons won 7 to 3
Starter- Matt Tracy 4.0IP, 5-H, 3-R, 3-BB, K and on 75 pitches
W- Zach Stewart (2-0, 4.26 ERA)
Thursday, August 23rd starting pitcher- Jacob Waguespack
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (71-55)
The Fisher Cats won 4 to 2
HR- Max Pentecost (8)
Starter- Tayler Saucedo 5.2 IP, 5-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 2-K on 74 pitches
W- Saucedo (4-3, 4.33 ERA)
SV- Travis Bergen (7)
The Fisher Cats won 6 to 4
Starter- Josh DeGraaf 4.0 IP, 5-H, 2-R, 3-BB, 5-K on 74 pitches
W- Francisco Rios (1-4, 8.60 ERA)
SV- Dusty Isaacs (2)
Thursday, August 23rd starting pitcher- Jon Harris
Dunedin Blue Jays (63-64)
D-Jays lost 5 to 4
Starter- Maverik Buffo 5.0IP, 3-H, 2-R, 1-BB, 6-K on 78 pitches
L- Bryan Baker (0-1, 3.86 ERA)
BSV- Jonathan Cheshire (2)
Thursday, August 23rd starting pitcher- Patrick Murphy
Lansing Lugnuts (75-54)
The Lugs lost 8 to 5
HR- Ryan Noda (17)
Starter- Kyle Weatherly 3.0IP, 6-H, 6-R, 2-BB, 3-K on 77 pitches
L- Weatherly (3-2, 3.81 ERA)
Wednesday, August 22nd starting pitcher- Donnie Sellers
Vancouver Canadians (35-30)
The C’s lost 15 to 6
Starter- Nick Allgeyer 1.2 IP, 3-H, 4-R, 2-BB, 1-K on 36 pitches
L- Allgeyer (0-2, 2.96 ERA)
Thursday, August 23rd starting pitcher- Jose Espada
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (38-23)
The Blue Jays won 7 to 5
Starter- Nathanael Perez 4.0IP, 7-H, 4-R, 1-BB, 2-K
W- Cre Finfrock (3-1, 5.13 ERA)
H- Matt Harris (1)
SV- Nicolas Medina (1)
GCL Blue Jays (23-27)
DSL Blue Jays (39-28)
Won 5 to 2
Starter- Lazaro Estrada 5.0IP, 4-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 8-K
W- Estrada (3-3, 2.06 ERA)
H- Pedro Padilla (3)
SV- William Gonzalez (3)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s G1- Gunnar Heidt (2-for-4, R) and Cumpton (see above). G2- Jonathan Davis (2-for-4, 3B, 2-RBI), Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (2-for-4, 2-R), Darnell Sweeney (2-for-3, 2-R, 2B, RBI, BB), Tim Lopes (3-RBI). Zach Stewart (2.0IP, 2-BB, 2-K), Conor Fisk (1IP, 2-H), Craig Breslow (1IP, K), and Jose Fernandez (1.0IP, 2-K)
- The Cats’ G1-Max Pentecost (2-for-3, R, HR, RBI), Harold Ramirez (2-for-3, 2B, 2-RBI). G2- Harold Ramirez (2-for-3, R, RBI), Santiago Espinal (2-for-3, R, 2B, 2-RBI), and Andrew Guillotte (2-for-3, 2B, RBI)
- The D-Jays Joshua Palacios (3-for-5, 2B, RBI), Riley Adams (3-for-4, 2-R, 2B), Brock Lundquist (2-for-4, RBI), and Connor Eller (see above)
- Noda (solo HR) and Jesus Navarro (2-for-4, R, RBI, SB)
- Bluefield’s Cal Stevenson (2-for-5, R, 2-2B, 2-RBI, SB), Patrick Morris (2-for-4, R, 2B, 3-RBI), Davis Schneider (1-for-3, 2-R, 2B, BB), and Cre Finfrock (2IP, 3K)
- DSL’s Jhon Solarte (2-for-5, R, 2B, 2-RBI), Alberto Rodriguez (2-for-3, 2-BB, SB), Pedro Ventura (2-for-5, R, RBI), and Pedro Padilla (2IP, 4-K) and William Gonzalez (2IP, BB, 2-K) in relief.
Wednesday, August 22nd POD goes to Griffin Conine
The 21-yr-old C’s outfielder snapped a 3-game hitless streak with a 3-for-5 day at the plate. Conine hit an RBI single in the 1st inning, scoring Christopher Bec to put the C’s on the board. 1-0.
Conine singled again in the 3rd inning but was stranded when Jesus Severino grounded into an inning-ending double play. In his next at-bat, Conine grounded out to the pitcher for the 1st out of the 5th inning.
Vancouver scored 4 runs in the 6th inning with Conine pushing two across home plate with his 12th double of the season. He struck out in his final at-bat for the 2nd out of the 9th inning.
Griffin Conine has struggled at the plate over the last two weeks, batting just .171 with seven hitless games over his last 10 games. Overall, Conine is batting .246 with 13 doubles, a pair of triples, 5 homers, and 25 RBI. He owns a .313 OBP and .425 SLG%.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. played 3rd base and batted 3rd in the Bisons lineup on Tuesday. Vlad went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI in game 1 and 0-for-3, with a run scored, walk, and strikeout in Game 2. Vladdy is slashing .348/.443/.576 with 4-HR and 8 RBI in 19 games with Buffalo.
Bo Bichette played SS and leadoff in game 1. He went 0-for-2, with a run, walk, and stolen base. In Game 2, Bo went 1-for-4, 2-K, and a SB. Overall, Bichette is slashing .277/.333/.438 with 31 SB.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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