July 19th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Bluefield fall in 12th inning

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The system went 3 and 6. Spencer Horwitz led the system with 3 hits and 4RBI. Davis Schneider and Socrates Brito each collected two doubles. Angel Camacho, Reese McGuire, and Rowdy Tellez went deep for their respective clubs.

 

Triple-A

Buffalo Bisons (52-46)

 

The Bisons won 6 to 3

 

HR- Reese McGuire (5) and Rowdy Tellez (1)

 

Starter- Conor Fisk 5.0IP, 2H, 1R, 1BB, 3K on 78 pitches

 

W- Zach Jackson (8-0, 2.77ERA)

 

SV- Ty Tice (3)

 

Saturday, July 20th starting pitcher- Shawn Morimando

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (41-54)

 

GM1 The Fisher Cats lost 6 to 4. Chad Spanberger drove in 3RBI.

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Joey Murray 0.0IP, 3H, 2R, 0BB, 0K on 11 pitches

 

L- Dany Jimenez (2-2, 3.24ERA)

 

GM2 NH lost 3 to 1, being held to just two hits.

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Nate Pearson 3.1IP, 2H, R, 3BB, 3K on 62 pitches

 

L- Nate Pearson (0-3, 3.41ERA)

 

Saturday, July 20th starting pitcher- TBD

 

Advanced-A

Dunedin Blue Jays (59-35)

Delayed

 

Saturday, July 20th starting pitcher- Graham Spraker and Turner Larkins

 

A-Ball

Lansing Lugnuts (46-50)

 

The Nuts lost 7 to 2

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Fitz Stadler 3.0IP, 4H, 4R, 2BB, 2K on 59 pitches

 

L- Stadler (2-6, 5.53ERA)

 

Saturday, July 20th starting pitcher- Eric Pardinho

 

Short-Season A-Ball

Vancouver Canadians (12-23)

 

The C’s won 7 to 2

 

HR-none

 

Starter-  Nick Fraze 3.0IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 2K on 32 pitches

 

W- Jared DiCesare (1-0, 4.91ERA)

 

Saturday, July 20th starting pitcher- TBD

 

Rookie Ball

Bluefield Blue Jays (14-16)

 

Oh my goodness, talk about a back and forth game. I got so tired of seeing the lead change hands, I went to bed. In the end, Bluefield lost 13 to 12 in 11 innings. I made this game today’s POD, check out below.

 

HR-Angel Camacho (3)

 

Starter- Alejandro Melean 5.0IP, 5H, 4R, 2BB, 5K, and 1HRA

 

L- Aldo Ovando (0-2, 11.91ERA)

 

BSV- Meliton Reyes (2)

 

GCL Blue Jays (9-11)

GM1 Lost 3 to 2

 

HR-none

 

Rehab Starter- Austin Kavekost 1.0IP, 2H, 1R, 0BB, 1K

 

L- Adrian Hernandez (1-2, 10.29ERA)

 

GM2 Lost 1 to 0 with Yhon Perez collecting the clubs only hit.

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Wilgenis Alvarado 5.2IP, 3H, 1R, 2BB, 4K

 

L- Alvarado (1-1, 5.52ERA)

 

DSL Blue Jays (20-21)

Won 6 to 2

 

HR-none

 

Starter- Fernando Chacon 3.1IP, 2H, 1R, 2BB, 2K

 

W- Junior A. Guzman (1-0, 6.75ERA)

 

SV- Bejardi Meza (5)

 

Top Performers:

Player of the Day

Friday, July 20th POD goes to Bluefield’s hitters

 

Bluefield took the lead in the 1st, 3 to 0. The Royals scored 3 runs in the 4th inning to grab a 4 to 3 lead. Bluefield bounced back in the top of the 5th with 4 runs for a 7 to 4 lead. After Bluefield added a run in the top of the 6th inning to extend their lead, Burlington pushed 4 runs across in the bottom half to tie the game at 8-8.

 

Bluefield jumped back out in front with 2 runs in the top of the 7th only to see Burlington regain the lead with 3 runs in the bottom of the 7th, 11 to 10 Royals advantage. The Blue Jays tied the game in the 9th, 11-11 to send the game into extra time.

 

With the game knotted up at 11’s in the 11th inning, the Blue Jays struck first with a run but the Royals took home the win with 2 runs in their half of the 11th for a 13 to 12 win.

 

Eric Rivera (1-for-3, 2R, 4BB, SB), Miguel Hiraldo (2-for-7, R, 2B, RBI), Spencer Horwitz (3-for-5, 2R, 2B, 4RBI, BB), Angel Camacho (2-for-5, 2R, HR, 2RBI, BB, 2K), Davis Schneider (2-for-6, R, 2x 2B, 2K), Andres Guerra (2-for-4, 2B, 3RBI, K), and lastly, the only Bluefield pitcher to pitch well, Austin Havkost (2IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 3K)

 

The Bo Bichette and Griffin Conine Show

 

Bo Bichette extended his hit streak to 7 games with a single in four at-bats. He also scored a run (32). Bichette is batting .256 over his last 10 games with 5 runs scored, 2 stolen bases, a pair of dingers, and 5 RBI.

 

Griffin Conine went hitless in four at-bats and struck out twice. Conine has a .304 batting average with a .323ISO and a nasty 35.2K% in 42 games.

 

 

 

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