Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 19/04/16

The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 2-2 on games played on April 19, 2016



Buffalo Bisons (5-8)

The loss their 4th in the past 5 games, losing 0-7 to Scranton/WB.

At the Plate

The Herd committed 4 errors, collected 5 hits, walked once and struck out 7 times.

Matt Dominguez collected 2 hits. Andy Burns, Jesus Montero, and Jio Mier each collected singles in the shut out.

On the Mound

The RailRiders scored 3 runs in the 3rd and 5th, adding one in the 7th. Scott Diamond allowed 6 runs (4ER) on 5 hits over 4.2IP, taking his first loss of the season. Pat McCoy allowed one run with a walk and 3K’s in 2.1IP. Bobby Korecky pitched a one hit, no run 9th.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey 0-4 .310BA

Andy Burns 1-4, K .224BA

Chad Girodo DNP

3 Stars

  1. Pat McCoy 2.1IP, H, R, BB, 3K
  2. Matt Dominguez

Next Game: Wade LeBlanc (1-1, 2.38ERA) battles Anthony Swarzak


New Hampshire Fisher Cats (5-6)

The Fisher Cats beat Hartford 7-2 to improve to 5-6.

At the Plate

The Fisher Cats scored 2 in the 2nd and 5 in the 4th on 9 hits, 4 walks and 5 strike outs.

The bottom of the lineup did all the damage with the top 4 going 1-for-15. Jon Berti, playing and batting 3rd, went 1-for-3 with a walk and steal (8).

Catcher Jorge Saez led the way for NH with 4-RBI and went 3-for-4, hitting 2 doubles, out of the 8th spot. Ian Parmley went 2-for-3, scoring 2 runs and a walk. K.C. Hobson, Matt Dean, and Shane Optiz each collected singles.

On the Mound

Luis Santos picked up his first win as a Fisher Cat, throwing 6 innings, allowing 2 runs (1 earned) and holding the Yard Goats to 7 hits. John Stilson and Chris Smith finished off the game with 3 shutout innings.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields 0-5

Rowdy Tellez DNP

Dwight Smith Jr. DNP

Brady Dragmire DNP

3 Stars

  1. Jorge Saez
  2. Luis Santos
  3. Ian Parmley

Next Game: John Anderson (1-0, 0.93) faces off against German Marquez.


Dunedin Blue Jays  (7-6)

The D-Jays drop their 6th game, 7-12, to Tampa in a slugfest.

At the Plate

Dunedin scored 7 runs on 12 hits with 9 walks and 5 strike outs. The D-Jays got 3 home runs from Christian Lopes, Ryan McBroom, and Jonathan Davis. Emilio Guerrero continues to feast of Florida State pitching since returning from the DL with 3 hits.

Lopes, Danny Jansen, and J.D. Davis collected 2 hits each with Jason Leblebijian, McBroom, D.J. Davis and Derrick Loveless contributing with one a piece.

D.J. Davis stole 2 bags and Jansen stole his 3rd of ’16.

On the Mound

Starter Ryan Borucki struggled giving up 6 runs on 8 hits over 3.0IP. He allowed one home run, while not striking out any and walking 2. He was lifted in the 4th after allowing two batters to reach.

Alonzo Gonzalez (L, 0-1) and Chris Rowley didn’t fair much better allowing 3 runs each over 5 inning of relief.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson DNP

Anthony Alford DL

Richard Urena 0-3, K .346BA. 

Conner Greene DNP

D.J. Davis 1-4, R, BB, K .200BA

Ryan Borucki 3.0IP, 8H, 6R, 2BB, and HR 10.22ERA

Dan Jansen 2-4, R, 2-RBI(5), BB, SB

Mitch Nay DL

Ryan McBroom 1-4, R, HR(2), RBI (4), BB .259BA

3 Stars

  1. Emilio Gurerrero 3-5, R, 2B, RBI .643BA
  2. Lopes 2-3, R, HR, 2-RBI, 2BB
  3. Danny Jansen

Next Game: Juliandry Higuera (0-0, 1.80ERA) will face off against Gabriel Encinas

Lansing Lugnuts  (6-4)

The Lugnuts walk off in the 9th with a 3-2 win over Fort Wayne.

At the Plate

Lansing committed 2 errors, collected 10 hits, 2 BB, and 8K while scoring 3.

Juan Kelly (3-4), Ryan Hissey (2-4), and Josh Almonte (2-4) each had multi-hit games with Andrew Guillotte, Connor Panas, and Carl Wise chipping in with hits of their own.

Lane Thomas (0-4), Almonte, and Wise (1-3) each collected an RBI. Carl Wise drove in Ryan Hissey in the 9th for the win.

On the Mound

Taylor Saucedo allowed 2 runs (1ER) on 3 hits over 6.1IP. Taylor threw 49 of his 65 pitches for strikes dominating with no walk and 3 strike outs.

Dusty Isaacs got the win, but not before allowing an inherited run to score to tie the game. Isaacs went 2.2IP, allowing 2 hits and striking out one.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Sean Reid-Foley DNP

Jon Harris DNP

Angel Perdomo DNP 

Carl Wise 1-3, PO, BB, K .154BA

Lane Thomas 0-4, RBI, K .229BA

3 Stars

Next Game: Francisco Rios (0-0, 3.52ERA) versus Jacob Nix



*Feature Image Credit: Kris Robinson under CC BY-SA 2.0




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