July 3rd Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Joseph Reyes homers again

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The Blue Jays minor league system went 6 and 3.

 

Triple-A

Buffalo Bisons (43-41)

 

GM1- Bisons won 5 to 4

 

HR- Patrick Kivlehan (14)

 

Starter- T.J. Zeuch 6.0IP, 5H, 2R, 2BB, 2K on 85 pitches

 

W- Jordan Romano (2-2, 5.82ERA)

 

GM2- Lost 6 to 4

 

HR- Kivlehan (15)

 

Starter- Tayler Saucedo 3.0IP, H, 0R, 0BB, 2K on 32 pitches

 

L- Corey Copping (2-2, 6.41ERA)

 

BSV- Buddy Boshers (1)

 

Thursday, July 4th starting pitcher- Thomas Pannone

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (36-47)

 

New Hampshire lost 8 to 6

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Nate Pearson 1.1IP, 3H, 3R, 0BB, 1K on 28 pitches

 

L- Pearson (0-2, 3.54ERA)

 

Thursday, July 4th starting pitcher- Zach Logue

 

Advanced-A

Dunedin Blue Jays (52-28)

 

The D-Jays won 12 to 11 in 10 innings.

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Nick Allgeyer 5.0IP, 7H, 6R, 0BB, 4K and 1HRA

 

W- Spraker (6-2, 2.18ERA)

 

Thursday, July 4th starting pitcher- Josh Winckowski

 

A-Ball

Lansing Lugnuts (38-44)

 

The Lugnuts won 6 to 4

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Fitz Stadler 4.0IP, 4H, 3R, 3BB, 3K on 77 pitches

 

W- Marcus Reyes (5-1, 2.44ERA)

 

SV- Justin Watts (1)

 

Thursday, July 4th starting pitcher- Troy Miller

 

Short-Season A-Ball

Vancouver Canadians (5-13)

 

The C’s lost 6 to 0

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Luis Quinones 2.0IP, 2H, 2R, 2BB, 2K, and 1HRA on 50 pitches

 

L- Quinones (0-1, 0.00ERA)

 

Thursday, July 4th starting pitcher-TBD

 

Rookie Ball

Bluefield Blue Jays (8-7)

 

Won 14 to 5

 

HR- Joseph Reyes (3)

 

Starter- Lazaro Estrada 5.0IP, 7H, 5R, 2BB, 0K

 

W- Estrada (2-0, 2.57ERA)

 

SV- Juan Acosta (1)

 

GCL Blue Jays (4-3)

Winning 6 to 1 went the game was postponed

 

DSL Blue Jays (15-13)

Won 5 to 2

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Jose Quintana 3.2IP, 1H, 0R, 2BB, 3K

 

W- Edgar Castro (2-0, 2.39ERA)

 

Top Performers:

Player of the Day

Wednesday, July 3rd POD goes to Joseph Reyes

 

This could have easily gone to Buffalo’s Patrick Kivlehan, going 4-for-6 with three runs scored, a double, two home runs, three RBI, a walk, and a strikeout. However, I decided to reward Bluefield’s Joseph Reyes for his recent power surge.

 

The 21-yr-old native of New York, NY., is a non-drafted free agent signed in 2016. Over the last 4 games, Reyes has gone deep three times. On June 29th, Joseph Reyes hit his first HR as a member of the Bluefield Blue Jays. He hit his 2nd HR on July 2nd, driving in 3 runs, walking twice, and scoring 2 runs.

 

On Wednesday, Reyes played 3rd base and batted 6th. He went 3-for-4, with a pair of runs scored, a home run, and a walk. Reyes singled in the 4th inning but was stranded. He stroked an RBI single after a double steal which resulted in Spencer Horwitz stealing home plate.

 

Joseph Reyes hit a three-run homer to RF in the 7th inning putting the Blue Jays ahead 9 to 5. Reyes walked in his final at-bat in the 9th inning and scored off a D.J. Daniels single.

 

The Bo Bichette and Griffin Conine Show

 

Bo Bichette played both ends of the Bisons’ doubleheader. In GM1 Bo went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout. In GM2 Bo went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Overall in 34 games at the Triple-A level, Bo Bichette is batting .302 with 21RBI and an .825OPS

 

Griffin Conine had the night off on Wednesday.  The Lansing’s RF has pushed his batting average from .306 to .330 over the hit streak and is batting .297 over his last 10 games. He has 6 doubles, 23RBI, and a 1.081OPS in 29 games.

 

 

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Ryan Mueller

Lover of all things Toronto Blue Jays. Blue Jays MiLB fanatic. I strive for average while stumbling onto above average. Rogers isn't cheap. Baseball is a business. Your right, but I'm more right.