Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Thursday, August 23rd, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 1 and 7. Ugly.
Buffalo Bisons (60-65)
The Bisons lost 7 to 3.
Starter- Jacob Waguespack 5.0-IP, 7-H, 4-R, 1-BB, 2-K on 81 pitches
L- Waguespack (5-7, 5.18 ERA)
Friday, August 24th starting pitcher- Shawn Morimando
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (71-56)
The Fisher Cats lost 6 to 0
Starter- Jon Harris 5.0 IP, 8-H, 4-R, 0-BB, 6-K, and 1-HRA on 92 pitches
L- Harris (10-5, 4.60 ERA)
Friday, August 24th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano
Dunedin Blue Jays (64-64)
D-Jays won 4 to 1
HR- Rodrigo Orozco (1)
Starter- Patrick Murphy 5.0IP, 3-H, 0-R, 2-BB, 5-K on 73 pitches
W- Murphy (10-5, 2.67 ERA)
H- William Ouellette (5)
SV- Claudio Custodio (2)
Friday, August 24th starting pitcher- Zach Logue
Lansing Lugnuts (75-55)
The Lugs lost 7 to 3
Starter- Donnie Sellers 4.0IP, 5-H, 1-R, 0-BB, 4-K, and 1-HRA on 50 pitches
L- Matt Gunter (4-7, 5.88 ERA)
Friday, August 24th starting pitcher- Jordan Barrett
Vancouver Canadians (35-31)
The C’s lost 3 to 2
Starter- Jose Espada 5.0 IP, 1-H, 3-R, 5-BB, 7-K on 94 pitches. Walks will always come back to bite you in the….
L- Espada (3-6, 4.47 ERA)
Friday, August 24th starting pitcher- Randy Pondler
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (38-24)
The Blue Jays lost 8 to 3
HR- Alejandro Kirk (9)
Starter- Adams Cuevas 5.1 IP, 10-H, 4-R, 0-BB, 4-K
L- Cuevas (0-3, 3.94 ERA)
GCL Blue Jays (23-28)
Lost 4 to 1
Starter- Rafael Monsion 6.0IP, 4-H, 4-R, 2-BB, K
L- Monsion (5-3, 4.38 ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (40-29)
Lost 7 to 6
Starter- Alexis Carmona 5.2 IP, 7-H, 2-R, 0-BB, 7-K
L- Jeison Contreras (3-3, 4.03 ERA)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (2-for-4, 2-RBI, BB), and Murphy Smith (1.oIP, K), Danny Barnes (1.0IP), and Preston Guilmet (1.0IP, H)
- The Cats’ Zach Jackson (2.0IP, H, 2-K)
- The D-Jays’ Kacy Clemens (1-for-2, 2-R, 2-BB), and William Ouellette (2IP, K)
- The Lug’s Noda (2-for-4, 2-R, 2B, HR, RBI) and Ryan Gold (2-for-4, R, HR, RBI)
- The C’s Christopher Bec 90-1, R, 3-BB, SB)
- Bluefield’s Lirk (2-for-4, R, HR, 2-RBI) and D.J. Daniels (2-for-4, 2B, SB)
- DSL’s Jhon Solarte (2-for-6, R, 2-RBI, 2-SB), Pedro Hurtado (4-for-6, R, 3B, RBI, SB), Erickvi Celedonio (2-for-6, RBI), Alberto Rodriguez (2-for-4, 2B, 2-BB)
Thursday, August 23rd POD goes to Rodrigo Orozco
The 23-yr-old outfielder continues to swing a hot bat with a pair of hits in five at-bats, including a home run, and three RBI.
Orozco batted 2nd (an excellent spot for his talents) and played RF for the Dunedin Blue Jays. He flew out in his first at-bat but with Kacy Clemens standing at first base and 2-outs in the 3rd inning, Orozco hit his first FSL/D-Jays home run to put the D-Jays up 2 to 0.
The native of Panama City, Panama, grounded out in the 5th and 8th innings. In the 9th inning with Kacy Clemens standing at 3rd base, the 5’11 outfielder singled to RF to push Dunedin’s lead to 4 to 1.
For the season, Rodrigo Orozco is slashing .305/.373/.396 with 64 runs scored, 23 doubles, 3 trips, a home runs, 36 RBI, and 17 SB. He’s batting .405 over his last 10 games is riding a 8-game hit streak and 12-game on-base streak.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. played 3rd base and batted 3rd in the Bisons for Buffalo. Vladdy picked up a pair of singles in five at-bats and is batting a cool .352.
Bo Bichette played SS and leadoff for New Hampshire. He picked up a pair of singles in four at-bats and is batting .279.
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