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The Blue Jays minor league system went 5 and 1.
Buffalo Bisons (46-42)
The Herd won 10 to 5
Starter- Sean Reid-Foley 3.0IP, 3H, 4R, 4BB, 6K, and 1HRA on 77 pitches
W- Tayler Saucedo (5-0, 1.45ERA)
Off until July 11th for the All-Star Break
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (38-49)
New Hampshire won 7 to 2
Starter- Patrick Murphy 3.0IP, 3H, 2R, 2BB, 4K on 57 pitches
W- Yennsy Diaz (7-6, 3.59ERA)
Off until July 11th for the All-Star Break
Dunedin Blue Jays (55-28)
GM1- Won 4 to 1
HR- Kacy Clemens (6)
Starter- Joey Murray 6.1IP, 1H, 1R, 2BB, 8K on 97 pitches
SV- Kyle Weatherly (1)
They didn’t get GM2 starter.
Monday, July 8th starting pitcher- TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (41-45)
The Lugnuts won 3 to 2
Starter- Cobi Johnson 3.0IP, 2H, 1R, 0BB, 3K on 34 pitches
W- Will McAffer (2-3, 4.24ERA)/BSV (2)
SV- Juan Nunez (1)
Monday, July 8th starting pitcher- Eric Pardinho
Vancouver Canadians (6-18)
The C’s lost 6 to 4
Starter- Nick Fraze 3.0IP, 3H, 0R, 0BB, 0K on 45 pitches
L- Alex Nolan (0-1, 3.63ERA)
Monday, July 8th starting pitcher- Adam Kloffenstein
Bluefield Blue Jays (11-8)
GM1 Blue Jays won 7 to 1
Starter- Roither Hernandez 5.0IP, 3H, 1R, 1BB, 6K on 71 pitches
W- Hernandez (1-2, 1.88ERA)
Sunday, July 7th starting pitcher- TBD
GCL Blue Jays (5-5)
DSL Blue Jays (16-15)
- Buffalo Bo Bichette (see below), Patrick Kivlehan (1-for-4, 2R, 2B, BB, K), Socrates Brito (3-for-5, 2R, 2-2B, HR, RBI, BB), Jordan Patterson (2-for-6, R, 2B, 2RBI), Richard Urena (2-for-5, 2B, 3RBI), Michael De La Cruz (2-for-4, R, 2-2B, BB, K), Tayler Saucedo (3IP, 3H, R, 6K)
- NH Forrest Wall (3-for-3, 3R, HR, RBI, BB), Vinny Capra (2-for-4, R, RBI), Logan Warmoth (1-for-2, R, 2B, 2BB, SB), and Yennsy Diaz (6IP, 2H, 2BB, 7K)
- D-Jays Cal Stevenson (single, 2RBI), Clemens (1-for-2, R, HR, 2RBI, BB, K), and Murray (see above)
- Lansing Gabriel Moreno (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, BB), Hunter Steinmetz (1-for-3, 2R, BB), Pulido (2IP, H, 2BB, 3K), Will McAffer (3IP, H, R, 3K)
- C’s Fraze (see above), Will Robertson (3-for-4, R, 2-2B, RBI, BB), Davis Schneider (2-for-5, 2B, 2RBI), Yorman Rodriguez (3-for-5, 2R, K)
- Bluefield Miguel Hiraldo (3-for-5, R, RBI), Spencer Horwitz (3-for-5, 2R, HR, 2RBI, K), PK Morris (2-for-5, R, 3K), Joseph Reyes (2-for-5, 2R, HR, RBI, K), Angel Camacho (1-for-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB, K), Hernandez (see above), Yunior Hinojosa (2IP, H, K), and Adams Cuevas (2IP, H, 4K)
Player of the Day
Sunday, July 7th POD goes to Billy McKinney
Ya, remember him? McKinney first opted to Buffalo on May 24th, getting recalled to the Blue Jays on June 18th. He spent 10 days in the Majors before returning to the Buffalo Bisons on June 28th. Billy batted 6th as the Bisons DH.
Leading off the 2nd inning, Billy McKinney hit a home run to RF, his 4th. He singled in the 3rd, 5th, and 6th innings. McKinney grounded out in the 7th inning in his final at-bat.
The 24-yr-old former 1st round selection has hit safely in 6 games, getting on-base in 10 straight games. He is batting .389 with 9 runs scored, 2HR, 10RBI, 9BB, and 5K over his last 10 games. In 27 Triple-A games, Billy McKinney is batting .265 with 13 runs, 5 doubles, 3 triples, and 18RBI.
The Bo Bichette and Griffin Conine Show
Bo Bichette was at it again with a single and double (13)in six at-bats. Bo scored a pair of runs while driving in a run (25). Bichette is batting .320 with a .900OPS.
Griffin Conine went 1-for-5 with an RBI (28) and four strikeouts. Conine now has 50 strikeouts in 33 games while collecting 8 doubles, 2 triples, and 10 longballs. He is batting .336 with a 1.087OPS.
*Featured Image Credit: JFtC Roy W.
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