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On Sunday, April 7th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 3-for-4 with the Buffalo Bisons being the lone losers.
Buffalo Bisons (2-2)
The Herd lost 10 to 2 in a game which saw seven bombs, only one from our side.
HR- Cavan Biggio (2)
Starter- Buchholtz 5.0IP, 4-H, 5-R, 0-BB, 5-K, and 4-HRA on 70 pitches
L- Buchholtz (0-1, 5.40 ERA)
Monday, April 8th starting pitcher- David Paulino
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (2-2)
The Fisher Cats won 3 to 1.
HR- Joshua Palacios (1)
Starter- Yennsy Diaz 6.0 IP, 1-H, 0-R, 5-K on 71 pitches
W- Diaz (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
H- Tayler Saucedo (1)
SV- Kirby Snead (1)
Monday, April 8th starting pitcher- Andrew Sopko
Dunedin Blue Jays (3-1)
The D-Jays won 2 to 1
Starter- Justin Dillon 5.2 IP, 3-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 5-K
W- Dillon (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
H- Kyle Weatherly (1)
Dany Jimenz (1)
Monday, April 8th starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (2-2)
The Bolts won 5 to 4, scoring a pair in the bottom of the 9th off a wild pitch and a HBP with the bases loaded to walk off Fort Wayne.
Starter- Sean Wymer 6.0IP, 7-H, 1-R, 1-BB, 4-K on 75 pitches
W- Mike Pascoe (1-0, 5.40 ERA)
Monday, April 8th starting pitcher- Cobi Johnson
Top Performers: (I’ll get pickier as the season goes on)
- The Herd’s Cavan Biggio (1-for-2, solo bomb, 2-BB), Andrew Guillotte (2-for-4)
- The Cats’ Palacios (2-run HR), Forrest Wall (2-for-4), Vinny Capra (1-for-2, 2-R, 2B, BB, K)
- The D-Jays Cullen Large (3-for-4, R, 3B, K), Demi Orimoloye and Christian Williams each drove in one run. Justin Dillon (see above).
- The Bolt’s Otto Lopez (1-for-4, R, HR, 2-RBI), Hagen Danner (1-for-2, solo HR, BB). Sean Wymer (see above)
Player of the Day
Sunday, April 7th POD goes to Yennsy Diaz
I was a bit surprised to see Diaz get a Double-A assignment out of the gates in 2019 but he shined in his Fisher Cats debut. The Binghamton Rumble Ponies managed just a 2nd inning single off the 22-yr-old righty.
After needing 31 pitches to get through the first two innings, Diaz needed just 8 pitches to retire the side in the 3rd and 6th innings and 9 pitches to dispatch the Rumble Ponies in the 4th inning.
Yennsy Diaz threw 49 of his 71 pitches for strikes. He induced 3 ground ball outs and 9 flyball outs.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. did not play
Bo Bichette played SS and batted leadoff for the Bisons. He went 0-for-3 with an error and 2 LOB. Bo is batting .133 in the early going.
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