Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Thursday, August 30th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 3 and 3.
Buffalo Bisons (61-73)
The Herd lost 6 to 1
Starter- Mike Hauschild 6.0 IP, 8-H, 6-R, 4-BB, 1-K on 106 pitches
L- Hauschild (1-1, 4.98 ERA)
Friday, August 31st starting pitcher- Brandon Cumpton
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (75-59)
The Fisher Cats won 4 to 2
Starter- Hector Perez 5.0 IP, 4-H, 2-R, 1-BB, 7-K on 80 pitches
W- Josh DeGraaf (7-5, 4.15 ERA)
SV- Corey Copping (2)
Friday, August 31st starting pitcher- T.J. Zeuch
Dunedin Blue Jays (67-67)
The D-Jays won 3 to 2
HR- Josh Donaldson (1)
Starter- Patrick Murphy 5.0IP, 4-H, 2-R, 2-BB, 5-K on 87 pitches
W- Bryan Baker (1-1, 3.38 ERA)
The D-Jays lost game 2, 4 to 1
HR- Kevin Smith (18)
Starter- Connor Eller 4.1 IP, 9-H, 3-R, BB, 3-K on 90 pitchers
L- Eller (7-7, 4.18 ERA)
Friday, August 31st starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (80-56)
The Lugs won 10 to 2
HR- Ryan Noda (20)
Starter- Jordan Barrett 6.0IP, 6-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 4-K on 74 pitches
W- Barrett (4-2, 4.05 ERA)
Friday, August 31st starting pitcher- Maximo Castillo
Vancouver Canadians (39-33)
The C’s lost 8 to 1
Starter- Jose Espada 2.2 IP, 5-H, 5-R, 1-BB, 3-K on 60 pitches
L- Espada (3-7, 4.88 ERA)
Friday, August 31st starting pitcher- Randy Pondler
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (42-26)
GCL Blue Jays (24-29)
DSL Blue Jays (41-31)
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Anthony Alford (2-for-3, 2B, RBI, SB), and Rowdy Tellez (0-for-2, 2-BB)
- The Cats’ Jon Berti (3-for-4, 2-R, 2B, 3B, BB), Harold Ramirez (2-for-4, 2B, RBI, BB), Santiago Espinal (3-for-3, RBI, BB, SB), Hector Perez (see above), and Josh DeGraaf (3.0IP, 2-H, 6K)
- The D-Jays’ G1- Brock Lundquist (2-for-4, RBI), JD (1-for-3, R, HR, RBI), Riley Adams (2-for-3, R), Ivan Castillo (2-for-3, RBI). G2-Kevin Smith (1-for-3, R, HR, RBI))
- The Lugs’ Ryan Noda (1-for-4, 2-R, HR, 2-RBI, BB), Chavez Young (2-for-3, R, 3B, 2-RBI, BB), Reggie Pruitt (2-for-3, R, BB, SB), Bryan Lizardo (2-for-3, 2-R, RBI, BB), and Barrett (see above)
- C’s Tanner Kirwer (2-for-3, 2-3B), Mc Gregory Contreras (2-for-4, 3B, RBI), and Justin Watts (2.1IP, 2-H, 3-K)
Thursday, August 30th POD goes to Freddy Rodriguez
The 21-yr-old hasn’t played much this season and when he has, he hasn’t produced consistently. Thursday was a good day for the Venezuelan outfielder as he hit his 1st triple of 2018, a single, and drove in runs 8, 9, and 10.
Rodriguez walked and scored in the 2nd inning and singled in the 6th inning. His big hit came in the 7th inning after Bryan Lizardo walked with the bases loaded to put the Lugs up 6 to 0. With Vinny Capra standing on 3rd base, Reggie Pruitt standing on 2nd base, and Lizardo on first, Freddy Rodriguez sent a 2-1 pitch to right field for a bases-clearing triple.
Overall, Freddy is batting just .210 with 13 runs scored, 4 doubles, a triple, and 10 RBI. Rodriguez is a guy who could play a much bigger role for the Lugnuts in 2019.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was given the day off today.
Bo Bichette went 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored, a pair of RBI, and a walk. With last nights output, Bo has increased his EL lead in hits to 151, runs scored to 94. Overall, Bo is slashing .289/.348/.458 in 127 games and is batting .405 over his last 10 games.
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