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The system went 4 and 4.
Buffalo Bisons (59-57)
The Herd lost 5 to 1.
Starter- T.J. Zeuch 7.1IP, 6H, 4R, 2BB, 10K on 92 pitches
L- Zeuch (3-2, 4.92ERA)
Friday, August 9th starting pitcher- Andrew Sopko
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (50-65)
The Fisher Cats lost 5 to 1
Starter- Thomas Hatch 5.1IP, 4H, 2R, 2BB, 6K on 81 pitches
L- Hatch (0-2, 5.79ERA)
Friday, August 9th starting pitcher- Yennsy Diaz Giving Nate an extra day.
Dunedin Blue Jays (65-48)
The D-Jays lost 4 to 1
HR- Chavez Young (6)
Starter- Kyle Johnston 4.2IP, 5H, 4R, 2BB, 0K on 87 pitches
L- Johnston (0-2, 11.05ERA)
Friday, August 9th starting pitcher- Nick Allgeyer
Lansing Lugnuts (54-61)
The Lugnuts lost 8 to 4
Starter- Juan De Paula 3.1IP, 7H, 6R, 3BB, 1K on 60 pitches
L- De Paula (3-6, 9.17ERA)
Vancouver Canadians (20-32)
C’s won 7 to 5
Starter- Alek Manoah 3.0IP, 0H, 0R, 2BB, 7K on 53 pitches
W-William Gaston (2-3, 2.77ERA)
H- Nicolas Medina (3) and Matt Pascoe (2)
SV- Greyson Huffman (1)
Friday, August 9th starting pitcher- Adam Kloffenstein
Bluefield Blue Jays (25-23)
Won 2 to 1
Starter- Felipe Castaneda 5.1IP, 3H, 1R, 4BB, 4K on 69 pitches
W- Luis Alvarez (3-1, 1.93ERA)
SV- Austin Havekost (2)
GCL Blue Jays (16-19)
Won 6 to 3
HR- Orelvis Martinez (2)
Starter- Sem Robberse 2.0IP, 2H, 0R, 0BB, 1K
W- Williams Moreno (3-2, 3.38ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (28-30)
Won 4 to 0
Starter- Yaifer Perdomo 5.0IP, 2H, 0R, 1BB, 6K
W- Perdomo (2-1, 2.82ERA)
H- Marc Civit (2)
SV- Jose Quintana (3)
- Buffalo Anthony Alford (2-for-4, 2K, SB), Jonathan Davis (1-for-4, 3B, 3K), and Zeuch (see above)
- NH Josh Palacios (1-for-4, 2B, R), Riley Adams (2-for-3, BB, K), Christian Williams (3-for-4, 2B)
- D-Jays Chavez Young (1-for-4, solo Jack), Turner Larkins (2.1IP, 5H, 0R, 1BB, 2K)
- Lansing LJ Talley (2-for-2, R, HR, 2RBI, 2BB), Andy McGuire (2.2IP, 0H, 0R, 0BB, 0K), Josh Hiatt (3.0IP, 4H, 0R, 0BB, 1K)
- C’s Tanner Morris (2-for-4, R, 2B, 3B, 4RBI, BB, K), Cameron Eden (1-for-4, 2R, 2B, K), Mc Gregory Contreras (2-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, K), Ronny Brito (3-for-4, R, 2B, RBI, K), Adrian Ramos (0-for-1, 2R, 3BB, SB), Manoah (see above)
- Bluefield Davis Schneider (solo HR), Steward Berroa (solo HR), Luis Alvarez (2.2IP, 1H, 0R, 0BB, 2K)
- GCL Jose Rivas (4-for-5, 2R, 2B, RBI), Orelvis Martinez (1-for-5, R, HR, 3RBI), Alberto Rodriguez (2-for-5, R, 3B, 2K, SB), Javier D’Orazio (2-for-5, K), Hugo Cardona (2-for-4, 2R, 2K, SB)
- DSL Emmanuel Sanchez (2-for-5, R, 3B, RBI, K), Perdomo (see above)
Player of the Day
Thursday, August 8th POD goes to Rowdy Tellez
Buffalo’s 1st baseman and cleanup hitter collected a pair of doubles and a single in the Herd’s loss. He also scored a run and drew a walk.
Rowdy leadoff the 2nd inning with a 4-pitch walk. Patrick Kivlehan and Dalton Pompey followed suit to load the bases with no-out. Andy Burns and Patrick Cantwell struck out on 3 pitches each……how do you go up hacking after 3 consecutive walks, with two of them being 4-pitch walks? Anyways, Rowdy was stranded.
Tellez leadoff the 4th inning with a double (7) but was stranded again. Tellez doubled in the 6th inning and was brought home on a Patrick Kivlehan double to open the scoring. Buffalo 1-0. He singled in his final at-bat putting runners on 1st and 3rd with 1 out in the 8th inning. Kivlehan grounded into a double-play to end the threat.
Since being sent down on July 15th, the 24-yr-old is batting .366 with 8 doubles, 7HR, and 20RBI. He has a .454OPB and 1.173OPS in 23 games. He has reached base in every game and he is riding a 9-game hit streak, batting .457 with 9 runs scored, 2HR, 11RBI, 8/9 BB/K over his last 10 games.
The Kevin Smith and Griffin Conine Show
Kevin Smith played SS and batted cleanup for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. He went 1-for-4 with an RBI and a strikeout. Smith is batting .217 with a .700OPS, 17HR, and 54RBI. He is batting .265 over his last 10 games.
Griffin Conine played RF and batted cleanup. He went 1 for 3 with a walk and of course a pair of K’s. The 22-yr-old swiped his 2nd base of the season. He extended his strikeout streak to 18 games, dating back to July 17th. Conine is batting .277 with a .923OPS.
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