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The Blue Jays minor league system went 3 and 4.
Buffalo Bisons (44-42)
The Herd won 8 to 2
HR- Bo Bichette (5)
Starter- Conor Fisk 5.0IP, 5H, 2R, 0BB, 6K, and 2HRA on 76 pitches
W- Fisk (2-4, 5.30ERA)
Saturday, July 6th starting pitcher- Ryan Feierabend
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (36-49)
New Hampshire lost 11 to 5
Starter- Justin Dillon 4.1IP, 10H, 8R, 2BB, 0K, and 1HRA on 83 pitches
L- Dillon (1-2, 9.75ERA)
Saturday, July 6th starting pitcher- Willy Ortiz
Dunedin Blue Jays (54-28)
The D-Jays won 4 to 0
HR- Demi Orimoloye (7)
Starter- Maximo Castillo 5.2IP, 2H, 0R, 1BB, 7K on 94 pitches
W- Castillo (5-5, 3.28ERA)
SV- Mike Ellenbest (1)
Saturday, July 6th starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (39-45)
The Lugnuts won 5 to 4
Starter- Sean Wymer 5.0IP, 3H, 1R, 3BB, 5K, and 1HRA on 87 pitches
W- Wymer 4-7, 6.35ERA)
H- Sean Rackoski (2)
SV- Cre Finfrock (10)
Saturday, July 6th starting pitcher- Troy Watson
Vancouver Canadians (5-17)
The C’s lost 13 to 3
HR- Philip Clarke (1)
Starter- Gabriel Ponce 2.0IP, 6H, 5R, 0BB, 0K on 45 pitches
L- Ponce (0-1, 5.23ERA)
Saturday, July 6th starting pitcher- TBD
Bluefield Blue Jays (8-8)
GCL Blue Jays (5-4)
Lost 5 to 3
Rehab- Dalton Pompey (0-for-3 with a strikeout as a DH)
Starter- Michael Dominguez 3.0IP, 3H, 0R, 0BB, 4K
L- Austin Havekost (0-2, 10.80ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (16-114)
Lost 8 to 6
Starter- Soenni Martinez 3.0IP, 8H, 4R, 0BB, 1K
L- Joneivy Polonia (0-1, 10.13ERA)
- Buffalo Bo Bichette (see below), Socrates Brito (2-for-5, 2R, BB), Alen Hanson (2-for-5, R, 3B), Roemon Fields (single, 2RBI)
- NH Forrest Wall (single, 2RBI), Chad Spanberger (2-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB), Vinny Capra (2B, RBI)
- Dunedin Castillo (see above), Ellenbest (3.1IP, 0H, 0R, BB, K), Kacy Clemens (2-for-3, 2B, BB, K), Orimoloye (HR, 2RBI), Chavez Young (3B, RBI)
- Lansing Reggie Pruitt (2-for-4, 2R, 2-2B), Conine (see below), Wymer (see above), Rackoski (3IP, 3H, R, 3K)
- C’s Ronny Brito (2-for-4, 2K), Tanner Morris (1-for-3, RBI, 2BB), Philip Clarke (1-for-5, R, HR, RBI), and Andy McGuire (3.1IP, 2H, K)
- GCL Michael Dominguez (see above) Jhon Solarte (2-for-5, 3B, 3RBI, K) and Erickvi Celedonio (2-for-4, R)
- DSL Juan Pizarro (2-for-4, R, RBI, K), Gabriel Martinez (2-for-3, R, RBI, BB, SB), Leonel Callez (2-for-4, R, SB), Gustavo Ruiz (1-for-4, 2B, 2RBI), and Winder Garcia (3IP, 4H, BB, K)
Player of the Day
Friday, July 5th POD goes to Richard Urena
The 23-yr-old continues to go quietly about his business with the Buffalo Bisons. Aside from a cold May which saw Urena bat just .196, the Bisons’ infielder is having a strong season at Triple-A. Playing 2B and batting 5th, Richard Urena went 3-for-5, scoring a run, and driving in a pair.
Urena drove in Socrates Brito in the 1st inning for Buffalo’s 2nd run with a single to RF. He later scored off a Reese McGuire single to CF to make it 3 to 0 for the Herd. Richard singled in the 3rd but was left stranded. He grounded into an inning-ending DP in the 6th but singled in another run, Brito, in the 8th to push Buffalo’s lead to 8 to 2.
The switch-hitting infielder is batting .303 over his last 10 games to push his season batting average to .262 in 54 games. He has 6 doubles, 3 triples, and 3 HR to go along with 28RBI and a .659OPS. He just doesn’t like to walk, walking just 8 times while striking out 49 times.
The Bo Bichette and Griffin Conine Show
Bo Bichette continues to make a push for the BIGS with another impressive game for the Buffalo Bisons. Batting out of his usual spot and playing SS, Bichette went 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored (24), 2 doubles (11), 1HR (5), 2RBI (24), a walk (14), a strikeout (31), and a stolen base (12). He is batting .317 over his last 10 games which has pushed his batting average to .309 and his OPS to .885.
Griffin Conine had himself a day, going 3-for-4, 2 runs scored (25), 2 doubles (8), 3RBI (26), and a strikeout. Conine is batting .368 over his last 10 games with 3HR, 9RBI, and 6 runs scored. Overall, Conine is batting .345 with a 1.105OPS in 31 games.
*Featured Image Credit: JFtC Roy W.
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