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On Friday, April 12th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went
Buffalo Bisons (2-6)
The Herd lost 4 to 1 in a rain-shortened game to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
HR- Jordan Patterson (1)
Starter- Ryan Tepera 1.0IP, K on 14 pitches
L- Sean Reid-Foley (0-1, 20.25 ERA)
Saturday, April 13th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (4-4)
The Fisher Cats won 4 to 2 thanks to a 3 run 2nd inning and some strong relief pitching.
Starter- Zach Logue 4.2IP, 6-H, 2-R, 3-BB, 5-K, and 1-HRA on 86 pitches
W- Jake Fishman (1-0, 1.42ERA)
SV- Kirby Snead (2)
Saturday, April 13th starting pitcher- Yennsy Diaz
Dunedin Blue Jays (6-3)
The D-Jays won 8 to 6 over the Marauders
HR- Christian Williams (1)
Starter- Justin Dillon 6.0 IP, 8-H, 4-R, 1-K, 1-HRA on 83 pitches
W- Dillon (2-0, 3.09 ERA)
SV- Matt Shannon (1)
Saturday, April 13th starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (3-5)
The Bolts open the weekend series with a 5 to 4 win over the South Bend Cubs. The Lugs scored a run in the 8th and 9th inning to tie then win the game.
HR-Alejandro Kirk (2) and Jordan Groshans (1)
Starter- Sean Wymer 6.1IP, 7-H, 4-R, 2-BB, 5-K on 88 pitches
W- Connor Law (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
Saturday, April 13th starting pitcher- Fitz Stadler
- The Bisons’ Jordan Patterson (1-for-2, R, HR, RBI)
- The Fisher Cats’ Jake Fishman (2.1IP, H, K), Kirby Snead (2.0IP, H, 2K), Alberto Mineo (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, K)
- The D-Jays’ Norberto Obeso (3-for-4, 2R, 2B, 2RBI) and Kevin Vicuna (3-for-3, R, 2B, 2RBI, BB)
- The Bolt’s DJ Neal (2-for-4, RBI, SB), Jordan Groshans (1-for-3, 2-run homer, and BB), and Connor Law (2.2IP, 4H, 4K)
Player of the Day
Friday, April 12th POD goes to Alejandro Kirk
The 5-foot-9, 220lbs Lugnuts backstop continues to swing a hot bat with a 3-for-5 game on Friday. He is batting .379 with 3 doubles, a pair of home runs, and 5 RBI in 8 games.
Kirk got the Lugnuts on the board in the 1st inning with a solo shot to left center field. He led off the 4th inning with a single to right field and scored on Jordan Groshans first home run of 2019 to put the Lugnuts up 3-0.
Alejandro Kirk hit a one-out double in the 8th inning with the Bolts trailing 4-3. Groshans walked to put runners on 1st and 2nd. Hagen Danner struck out for the 2nd out. Kirk came across to score the tying run on a fielding error off the bat of Dominic Abbadessa.
The promising catcher grounded out in the 5th and 9th innings to account for his two other at-bats.
The Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. made an appearance at 3rd base for the Bisons and batted out of the 3rd spot in the lineup. Vladdy went 0-for-1 with a walk in a game which went just 4 and a half innings.
Bo Bichette leadoff for Buffalo and played SS. He went 1-for-2 with a double and strikeout. Bichette is batting .161.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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