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The Blue Jays minor league system went 6 and 2.
Buffalo Bisons (36-36)
The Bisons got some good pitching and held for a 2 to 1 win.
Starter- Jacob Waguespack 4.0IP, 3H, 1R, 1BB, 3K on 51 pitches
W- Corey Copping (2-1, 4.70ERA)
Starter- Conor Fisk 5.0IP, 4H, 0R, 1BB, 3K on 71 pitches
W- Ty Tice (1-0, 1.59ERA)
Saturday, June 22nd starting pitcher- David Paulino
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (31-39)
The Fisher Cats lost 6 to 4 in 11 innings. Nate was expected to start this game but did not; however, his piggyback partner made the start instead. The bullpen was outstanding, combining on 7 innings of 2 hit, 2 run relief.
Starter- Willy Ortiz 4.0IP, 9H, 4R, 2BB, 2K on 75 pitches
L- Bryan Baker (2-5, 2.92ERA)
Saturday, June 22nd starting pitcher- Yennsy Diaz
Dunedin Blue Jays (43-26)
The D-Jays won 6 to 3. The Blue Jays came from behind with 4 runs in the bottom of the 8th.
HR- Kacy Clemens (2)
Starter- Graham Spraker 5.0IP, 4H, 1R, 1BB, 1K on 70 pitches
W- Emerson Jimenez (1-1, 3.77ERA)
Saturday, June 22nd starting pitcher- Nick Allgeyer
Lansing Lugnuts (33-38)
HR- Otto Lopez (3)
Starter- Troy Watson 6.0IP, 4H, 0R, 0BB, 2K on 79 pitches
W- Watson (2-1, 5.14ERA)
Saturday, June 22nd starting pitcher- Josh Hiatt
Vancouver Canadians (3-5)
The C’s won 5 to 1
Starter- Grant Towsend 6.0IP, 1H, 1R, 1BB, 8K on 73 pitches
W- Townsend (1-0, 2.08ERA)
Saturday, June 22nd starting pitcher- William Gaston
Bluefield Blue Jays (1-3)
The Bluefield Blue Jays lost 8 to 6
HR- Ryan Sloniger (1)
Starter- Elixon Caballero 3.1IP, 1H, 1R, 0BB, 2K, and 1HRA on 54 pitches
L- Aldo Ovando (0-1, 81.00ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (8-10)
The DSL Blue Jays won 3 to 2
HR-none (still no HR through 18 games).
Starter- Jose Quintana 2.0IP, 2H, 2R, 2BB, 0K
W- Winder Garcia (2-0, 3.60ERA)
- Buffalo GM1 Roemon Fields (2-for-3, K), Jonathan Davis (1-for-2, 2B, RBI), Waguespack (see above), and Copping (3IP, 2H)
- Buffalo GM2 Alen Hanson (1-for-3, RBI), Fisk (see above), and Tice (2IP, 2H, 2K)
- NH Riley Adams (2-for-5, R, RBI, 2K), Brock Lundquist (2-for-4, R, RBI, BB, K, SB), Logan Warmoth (2-for-5, RBI, K), Jackson McClelland (2IP, H, 2K), Jake Fishman (2.0IP, 3K), and Dany Jimenez (2IP, 2K)
- D-Jays Cal Stevenson (2-for-2, 2R, 2BB), Demi Orimoloye (2-for-4, R, RBI, K), Norberto Obeso (2-for-4)
- Lansing Otto Lopez (1-for-3, HR, R, RBI), Gabriel Moreno (1-for-3, 2R, BB), Ryan Gold (3-for-4, 2B, RBI), LJ Talley (2-for-4, RBI, K), Watson (see above), and Joey Pulido (2IP, BB, 2K)
- C’s Cameron Eden (2-for-4, R, RBI, 2K), Tanner Morris (2-for-3, R, 2BB), Yorman Rodriguez (2-for-5, R), Trevor Schwecke (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB), Ronny Brito (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, K), Townsend (see above), and Andy McGuire (2IP, 2H)
- DSL Adrian Montero (0-for-2, 2R, 3BB) and Edgar Castro (5IP, BB, 5K)
- Bluefield Eric Rivera (2-for-4, R, 2B, BB), Addison Barger (2-for-4, R, 2B, BB), Spencer Horwitz (1-for-4, 2R, 2B, 2RBI, BB, K), Angel Camacho (2-for-5, RBI, 2K), Ryan Sloniger (2-for-4, R, HR, 2RBI, BB, K)
Player of the Day
Friday, June 21st POD goes to Kacy Clemens
I don’t normally give the POD to a guy with just one hit but I am today. With the score tied 3-3 in the 8th inning, Clemens stepped to the plate with Kevin Vicuna standing at 2nd base and Demi Orimoloye standing at 1st. Clemens took ball one but sent the 2nd pitch of the at-bat over the wall in RF for a 3 run jack which proved to be the winning hit.
Clemens is in the midst of a character building season, struggling in AA and getting demoted to Dunedin. While in Dunedin his fortunes have not changed much. The 24-yr-old is batting .168 with two doubles, a triple, and 2HR in 29 games. He is batting .139 over his last 10 games. This is a huge disappointment to me as I really thought he’d make it to the BIGS. As it stands, it looks as though Clemens is a really good A-Ball player.
The Bo Bichette and Griffin Conine Show
Bo Bichette played the first game of Buffalo’s double dip. He batted lead off and played SS. He went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout. He owns a .244 batting average.
Griffin Conine played RF and batted 3rd for the Lugnuts. Griffin went 1-for-3, with a walk, and a strikeout. The 21-yr-old outfielder is batting .347
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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