Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Saturday, August 25th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went
Buffalo Bisons (61-67)
The Bisons lost 8 to 5
HR- Jonathan Davis (5)
Starter- Mike Hauschild 5.0-IP, 4-H, 3-R, 2-BB, 3-K, and 1-HRA on 86 pitches
BSV/L- Luis Santos (3)/(2-3, 2.85 ERA)
Sunday, August 26th starting pitcher- TBD
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (72-57)
The Fisher Cats won 9 to 7
Starter- Hector Perez 2.2 IP, 5-H, 5-R, 3-BB, 2-K on 62 pitches
H- Francisco Rios (1)
BSV/L- Travis Bergen (2)/(4-1, 0.27 ERA)
Sunday, August 26th starting pitcher- TBD
Dunedin Blue Jays (64-64)
Lansing Lugnuts (76-56)
The Lugs lost 4 to 3
HR- Brandon Grudzielanek (3)
Starter- Maximo Castillo 6.0IP, 4-H, 1-R, 2-BB, 3-K on 71 pitches
L- Matt Shannon (3-5, 5.16 ERA)
Sunday, August 26th starting pitcher- Graham Spraker
Vancouver Canadians (37-31)
The C’s won 4 to 3
Starter- Josh Winckowski 4.0 IP, 4-H, 2-R, 3-BB, 6-K on 87 pitches.
W- Will McAffer (6-2, 4.15 ERA)
H- Joey Pulido (5)
SV-Orlando Pascual (2)
Sunday, August 26th starting pitcher- Elio Silva
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (40-24)
The Blue Jays won 5 to 3
Starter- Eric Pardinho 4.0 IP, 3-H, 1-R, 3-BB, 7-K on 77 pitches
W- Wilson (3-0, 1.69 ERA)
H- Rees (1) and Cre Finfrock (1)
GCL Blue Jays (24-29)
Won 5 to 3
Starter- Adam Kloffenstein 1.0IP, 1-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 2-K
W- Meliton Reyes (1-3, 4.43 ERA)
SV- Yunior Hinojosa (2)
DSL Blue Jays (41-31)
Lost 6 to 4
Starter- Jose Brito 2.0 IP, 0-H, 2-BB, 2-K
L- Sergio Leon (1-2, 12.00 ERA)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Jonathan Davis (2-for-5, 2-R, HR, RBI), Darnell Sweeney (2-for-3, R, 3B), and Roemon Fields (2-for04, R, RBI)
- The Cats’ Forrest Wall (2-for-5, 2-R, 3B, RBI), Cavan Biggio (2-for-5), Harold Ramirez (3-for-5, RBI), Connor Panas (2-for-4, R, HR, 2-RBI), Santiago Espinal (2-for-4, RBI), and Danny Young (3.1IP, H, BB, K)
- The Lug’s Brandon Grudzielanek (solo HR), Bryan Lizardo (2-for-4), Norberto Obeso (2-for-4, R, 2B), Vinny Capra (3-for-4, 2B), and Castillo (see above)
- The C’s Christopher Bec (2-for-4, R, SB), Otto Lopez (2-for-4, R, RBI), Nick Podkul (2-for-3, 2-R, BB)
- Bluefield’s Dominic Abbadessa (3-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB, SB), Jordan Groshans (1-for-4, R, HR, RBI), Kirk (HR, 2-RBI), and Andres Guerra (2-for-3, 2B)
- GCL’s Steward Berroa (2-for-3, 2-R), Troy Squires (2-for-4), Jose Rivas (2-for-4, R, 3B, RBI, SB), and Jose Ferrer (2-for-3, 2-R, 2-2B, RBI, BB)
Saturday, August 25th POD goes to Max Pentecost
The former 1st round selection has looked really good in the second half. I’ve said it before but it’s worth saying again, it doesn’t matter what Pentecost does at the plate if he can stay healthy all season. So far he’s stayed off the DL and after a sluggish 1st half, Pentecost has put together a very good 2nd half.
Well, that very good 2nd half continued last night when the 6-foot-2 catcher went 3-for-5 with three runs scored and four runs batted in. Max batted 3rd and played behind the plate for the Fisher Cats.
Max Pentecost singled and scored in the 1st inning. He hit an RBI single in the 5th inning, scoring Forrest Wall to knot the game up at 5’s. Pentecost scored on a Santiago Espinal single.
With one out, runners on 1st (Forrest Wall) and 2nd (Jon Berti), and the Fisher Cats trailing the Rumble Ponies 7 to 6 in the bottom of the 8th inning, Max Pentecost sent the 6th pitch of the at-bat over for a ride over the right-field wall (9). NH 9 to 7.
Pentecost is riding a 7-game hit streak while batting .380 in August and he’s owned LHP (.333) this year. Overall, Max is batting .254 with 17 doubles, a pair of triples, 9 HR, and 49 RBI in 85 games in Double-A.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. picked a single, an RBI, and two walks going 1-for-3. The 19-yr-old owns a .394 batting average with 27 doubles, 18 HR, and 73 RBI in 87 games between Double-A and Triple-A.
Bo Bichette had the day off on Saturday. Bo is batting .300 over his last 10 games and has 38 doubles in 122 games in Double-A.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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