Blue Jays Minors Recap: 07/04/16

Well boys and girls it’s Opening Day for the minor leagues and you know what that means…..time to spy on our future Blue Jays

 

 

I am junkie for all things Blue Jays prospects and will do my best to provide you with daily updates on how the Toronto Blue Jays Top 30 Prospects, as ranked by MLB.com, have done in the previous days game.

The following is a run down of what you will see when you visit the site each morning, what with this being the inaugural season for Jays From the Couch.

Jays From the Couch has a section for each minor league affiliate, starting in Triple-A and end in the Dominican Summer League, once short season ball gets underway in a few months. Each team will have their record and league standing, followed by the score and hopefully some embedded tweets from the nights games. There will be a quick run through highlighting hitters and pitchers.

There will be a section for each teams Top Prospects and the games three starts. Here is how it will look:

Buffalo Bisons (0-0/1st)

At the Plate

On the Mound

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey

Andy Burns

Chad Girodo

3 Stars

  1. Dalton Pompey
  2. Andy Burns
  3. Chad Girodo

 

Next Game: Our team vs their team.

 

So without further ado, here are the results from Opening Day.

The system went 1-for-1, with 3 games postponed due to mother nature. We go through this just about every year, so it is what it is.

 

The Buffalo Bisons had their Opener postponed due to mother nature. They will try again tomorrow. We are in store for an epic MiLB match-up with Toronto’s 2015 Opening Day starter Drew Hutchison facing off against one of the Boston Red Sox’s top pitching prospects Henry Owens.

 

Player of interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey

Andy Burns

Chad Girodo

 

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats also had their Opener postponed due to mother nature. NH’s Jeremy Gabryszwski will face off against Binghamton Mets Robert Gsellman.

 

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields

Rowdy Tellez

Dwight Smith Jr.

Brady Dragmire

 

Dunedin Blue Jays  (1-0)

The D-Jays won their Home Opener against the Clearwater Threshers by a score of 6-2.

 

 

At the Plate

Richard Urena, J.D. Davis and D.J. Davis each drove in a pair.

On the Mound

Luis Santos got the win (W, 1-0) giving a hit and striking out 2 in 2IP. Tim Mayza followed suit with 2 no-hit innings and 2 strike outs.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson– DNP

Anthony Alford- Batted lead-off and went 0-for-2 with a walk, 2 runs scored, a stolen base and an error. Alford was replaced in the 7th by Derrick Loveless

****Update: Alford injured leg in collision with catcher on play at the plate****

Richard Urena- Batted second and went 1-for-3 with 2 runs scored, a home run, 2RBI. 

Conner Greene- Conner Greene allowed 2 runs on 6 hits and a walk. He threw 81 pitches, 50 for strikes and  

D.J. Davis- Batted 6th and went 1-for-4 with a 2-out 2-RBI single. He had one strike out.

Ryan Borucki– DNP

Dan Jansen- Batted 8th and went 0-for-3 with a strike out.

Mitch Nay– 7-day DL

Ryan McBroom– Batted 4th and went 1-for-4 with a strike out.

3 Stars

  1. Urena
  2. J.D. Davis
  3. Tim Mayza

Next Game: Tom Robson (—, —ERA) vs. Clearwater’s Matt Imhof (—-, —ERA)

 

The Lansing Lugnuts had their Home Opener at Cooley Law School Stadium postpone due to snow. Sean Reid-Foley will take the mound against the Great Lakes Loons Michael Boyle on Friday….weather permitting.

 

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Sean Reid-Foley

Jon Harris

Angel Perdomo

Carl Wise

Lane Thomas

Travis Bergen

 

 

 

*Featured Image Credit: Erik Drost-flickr- UNDER: CC BY-SA 2.0

 

 

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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.