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On Tuesday, April 16th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went a perfect 5-0 with the Bisons taking both ends of a doubleheader.
Buffalo Bisons (4-8)
The Herd won 2 to 1
Starter- Jacob Waguespack 5.0IP, 3H, R, 3BB, 6K on 86 pitches
W- Waguespack (2-1, 4.11ERA)
SV- Justin Shafer (1)
The Bisons won 5 to 4 with a run in the 6th inning and 4 more in the 7th inning for the come from behind win.
Starter- Shawn Morimando 3.0IP, 4H, 4R, 2BB, 6K, and 1HRA on 73 pitches
W- Derek Law (1-1, 2.70ERA)
Wednesday, April 17th starting pitcher- TBD
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (5-7)
The Fisher Cats won 4 to 1
HR-Kevin Smith (2)
Starter- Hector Perez 5.0IP, 4-H, 0-R, 4-BB, 7-K on 86 pitches
W- Perez (1-1, 7.84ERA)
SV- Kirby Snead (3)
Wednesday, April 17th starting pitcher- Zach Logue
Dunedin Blue Jays (9-4)
The D-Jays won 2 to 0 as the D-Jays pitchers made 2 runs in the 2nd inning hold up.
Starter- Nick Allgeyer 6.0 IP, 5-H, 0-R, 1-BB, 4-K on 74 pitches
W- Allgeyer (2-1, 1.15 ERA)
H- Kyle Weatherly (3)
SV- Matt Shannon (2)
Wednesday, April 17th starting pitcher- Justin Dillon
Lansing Lugnuts (6-6)
The Nuts won 5 to 2, breaking up a 2-2 tie with a 3 run 7th inning.
HR- Hagen Danner (4)
Starter- Joey Murray 7.0IP, 4H, 2H, 1BB, 8K on 94 pitches
W- Murray (2-1, 4.50 ERA)
H- Marcus Reyes (1)
SV- Connor Law (1)
Wednesday, April 17th starting pitcher- Juan De Paula
- Buffalo’s Game 1- Bichette (see below), Lourdes Gurriel Jr. (2-for-4, R, 2-2B), Biggio (1-for-2, RBI), Anthony Alford (0-for-2, R, BB, K, 2-SB, Waguespack (see above), and Shafer (2IP, H, BB)
- Buffalo’s Game 2- Cavan Biggio (2-for-2, RBI, BB), Patrick Cantwell (2-for-3, R, 2B), Richard Urena (1-for-4, 2RBI), Zach Jackson (2IP, H, 2K), Derek Law (2IP, 4K)
- The Cats’ Joshua Palacios (1-for-3, 2R, 2B, RBI, BB, K), Kevin Smith (1-for-4, solo HR), Hector Perez (see above), Jake Fishman (2IP, 2H, BB, 3K)
- The D-Jays’ Riley Adams (3-for-4, R), Christian Williams and Demi Orimoloye (RBI), Kyle Weatherly and Matt Shannon combined on 3.0IP, 2H, 2BB, 3K of shutout relief.
- Lansing’s Jordan Groshans (2-for-5, 2RBI, K), Hagen Danner (2-for-4, R, 3B, HR, 2RBI, 2K), Murray (see above), and Connor Law (1IP, H, 3K, SV)
Player of the Day
Tuesday, April 16th POD goes to Nick Allgeyer
The 2018 12th round selecti0n is having a very good first month as a member of the Dunedin Blue Jays. In his previous 2 starts, Allgeyer struck out 13 batters over 9.2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 8 hits and no walks.
The 6-foot-3 lefty threw 52 of his 74 pitches for strikes, getting 5 groundball outs and 6 flyball outs. He allowed a single in the first, second, and third innings, surrendering just one extra-base hit which came in the 5th inning. His first free pass of 2019 came in the 3rd inning after surrendering a 2-out single.
Allgeyer had runners in scoring position in the 3rd, 5th, and 6th innings (wild pitch allowed the runner on first to advance). The native of St. Louis, MO, finished with a line of 6.0IP, 5 hits allowed, a walk, and 4 strikeouts (all swinging).
Overall, Nick Allgeyer owns a record of 2-1 with a 1.15 ERA in 3 starts, 15.2IP, with one home run allowed, a walk, and 17 strikeouts. He has held opponents to a .220 batting average and holds an impressive 0.89 WHIP.
Cullen Large On-Base Streak
Cullen Large extended his streak to 11 games with a 3rd inning single. He finished the game going 1-for-4. Large is batting .324 with a 1.047 OPS.
The Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. played in game 1 of the Buffalo Bisons’ doubleheader. Vladdy went 0-for-3 while playing 3rd and playing 3rd base. Guerrero is batting .385 with the Bisons.
Bo Bichette played both games of the doubleheader, playing SS and batting leadoff. In game 1 Bo went 1-for-3 with a walk and a pair of stolen bases. In game 2, Bichette went 1-for-3 with a run scored, a double, an RBI, and a strikeout. Bichette is now batting .234 with a .637 OPS.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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