June 7th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Jake Brodt drives in 3 runs

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The Blue Jays minor league system went 3-for-5.

 

Triple-A

Buffalo Bisons (26-33)

 

The Bisons opened the series with Lehigh Valley with a 3 to 1 win. Buffalo got all their runs in the 4th inning.

 

HR- Andy Burns (4)

 

Starter- Sean Reid-Foley 7.0IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 6K on 88 pitches

 

W- SRF (3-3, 5.72ERA)

 

H- Buddy Boshers (2)

 

SV- Jordan Romano (5)

 

Saturday, June 8th starting pitcher- TBD

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (26-32)

 

The Cats lost 14 to 5. Patrick Murphy failed to get out of the 3rd inning, allowing 4 runs. The Fisher Cats allowed 3 more runs in the 5th and 5 runs in the 6th inning. The Flying Squirrels added one more run in the 7th inning. New Hampshire pitchers issued 8 walks.

 

HR- Joshua Palacios (2) and Brock Lundquist (2)

 

Starter- Patrick Murphy 2.1IP, 5H, 5R, 3BB, 3K on 75 pitches

 

L- Murphy (4-6, 3.97ERA)

 

Saturday, June 8th starting pitcher- Zach Logue

 

Advanced-A

Dunedin Blue Jays (37-23)

 

The D-Jays welcomed Bo Bichette who began his rehab assignment with a pair of walks, a strikeout, and a stolen base. Dunedin won 5 to 4, breaking the 4-4 tie in the 9th inning a wild pitch.

 

HR- Ryan Noda (6)

 

Starter- Maximo Castillo 6.0IP, 5H, 1R, 0BB, 6K on 77 pitches

 

W- Dany Jimenez (5-1, 3.70ERA)

 

H- Kyle Weatherly (7)/BSV(2)

 

Saturday, June 8th starting pitcher- TBD

 

A-Ball

Lansing Lugnuts (27-32)

 

The Lansing Lugnuts held on for a 6 to 4. The Lake County Captains scoring four runs in between the 7th and 9th innings.

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Sean Wymer 6.2IP, 6H, 2R, 2BB, 2K on 89 pitches

 

W- Wymer (3-5, 4.80ERA)

 

H- Pascoe (2)

 

SV- Sean Rackoski (3)

 

Saturday, June 8th starting pitcher- Cobi Johnson

 

Dominican Summer League

Blue Jays (1-5)

 

The DSL Blue Jays lost 7 to 1

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Juanfer Castro 4.0IP, 4H, 3R, 1BB, 4K, and 1HRA

 

L- Castro (0-1, 3.52ERA)

 

Top Performers:

Player of the Day

Friday, June 7th POD goes to Jake Brodt

 

The Lugnuts 1st baseman continued his quietly productive 1st half with a 2-for-5, a double, 3 runs batted in, a pair of strikeouts, and a pair of stolen bases.

 

The 23-yr-old struck out in his 1st at-bat for the 3rd out of the 1st inning. In the 3rd inning, Griffin Conine was forced out at 2nd on Jake Brodt‘s RBI groundball to SS. Brodt stole 2nd base (8).

 

In the 5th inning, Brodt cashed Gabriel Moreno in from 2nd base with a double (10). Griffin Conine was thrown out at home plate attempting to score on the play. Jake Brodt hit an RBI single to RF to score Gabriel Moreno with the Lugnuts 4th run. Brodt stole 2nd (9). He struck out in his final at-bat.

 

Overall, he is batting .273 with 11 doubles, 2 triples, 8 HR, 34 RBI, 27/70 BB/K, and 9 stolen bases in 49 games.

 

On-Base Streak

Nash Knight batted 2nd and played 3B for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. The 26-yr-old out of Denton, TX went 1-for-2 with a double, an RBI (15), and a walk. He walked in the 1st inning and doubled (10) in Chad Spanberger in the 5th inning. His double extended his hit streak to 13-games.

 

The Griffin Conine and Alejandro Kirk Show

 

Griffin Conine played in RF and batted 3rd for the Lugnuts. The 21-yr-old former 2nd round went 2-for-3 with a double, a run scored, a pair of walks, and a strikeout.  He is batting .471 with a streak of four 2-hit games.

 

Alejandro Kirk played behind the plate and batted cleanup for the D-Jays. He went 0-for-4. Kirk has 3 hits in his past 5 games, going 3-for-19 but is still batting .324 over his last 10 games. The 20-yr-old’s is batting .333 with 14RBI, 9/10 BB/K in 22 games in the Florida State League.

 

 

 

 

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