Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 27/04/16

The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 2-2 on games played on April 27, 2016. Join us in recapping the wins and losses



Buffalo Bisons (9-11, 5th)

The Bisons played another extra inning game with the Red Wings, but this time they came out the victor, winning 2-1 in 10 innings. They will play one more against Rochester with a chance to split the 6-game series.

At the Plate

The Herd needed 10 hits, 2 stolen bases and 2 walks to drive in 2 runs, while striking out 3 times.

Andy Burns had a double, two singles, stole a base and was caught stealing. Burns is hitting .310 in his past 10 games, raising his batting average from .195 to .253.

Domonic Brown and Casey Kotchman had two hits and an RBI, with Kotchman hitting his 2nd home run in the 7th.

On the Mound

Roberto Hernandez, Arnold Leon and Dustin Antolin (W, 1-0) combined to pitch 10 innings, with 7 strike outs and allowed 8 hits and 2 walks. Leon struck out 6, walked one and allowed one run in 4 innings, while Antolin picked up his first Triple-A win with a scoreless 9th and 10th.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey 0-4, BB .244BA

Andy Burns 3-5, 2B(7), SB(3), CS(2) .253BA

Chad Girodo DNP


3 Stars

  1. Brown 2-5, RBI(16) .259BA
  2. Kotchman 2-4, R, HR(2), RBI(4) .259BA
  3. Leon

Next Game: Chris Leroux (0-1, 5.14ERA) 


New Hampshire Fisher Cats  (7-11,5th)

The Fisher Cats continue to struggle in a tough a division, getting shut out by Trenton for the second game, 0-1.

At the Plate

Melky Mesa and Ian Parmley picked up the only hits for the Fisher Cats. Mesa hit his 3rd double of the year and Parmley stole his 5th base.

Rowdy Tellez has struggle to make consistent contact, but is seeing the ball well with 2 walks in the game and 12 in the past 10 games.

On the Mound

Casey Lawrence, fresh off his demotion, pitched 7 strong innings while allowing one run.

Danny Barnes and Colt Hynes combined to pitch a clean 8th, with Barnes striking out the batters he faced.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields 0-4, 3K .250BA

Rowdy Tellez 0-2, 2BB, 2K .148BA

Dwight Smith Jr. DNP

Brady Dragmire DNP


3 Stars

  1. Casey Lawrence 7.0IP, 4H, R, 2BB, 4K
  2. Mesa 1-3, 2B
  3. Parmley 1-3, K, SB

Next Game: Jason Berken (0-3, 5.06ERA) opens a series with Binghamton. 1-1 against the Mets in 2016.


Dunedin Blue Jays  (11-9, 3rd)

The D-Jays have now dropped 2 straight to Tampa with a 1-6 loss on Wednesday.

At the Plate

Dickie Joe Thon (2-4), Ryan McBroom (1-4), Micheal Broun (1-4), and Jason Leblebijian (1-4) contributed 5 hits with one unearned run.

On the Mound

The Yankees got to Kyle Westwood quickly with 2 runs in the 1st and 4 in the 2nd. Westwood pitch 3 shut out innings, finishing with 5.0IP.

Alonzo Gonzalez, Adonys Cardona and Matt Dermody combined to pitch 4 shutout innings, walking one and striking out 4.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson DNP

Anthony Alford DL

Richard Urena 0-4, K .284BA

Conner Greene DNP

D.J. Davis 0-4, K .200BA

Ryan Borucki DNP

Dan Jansen DNP

Mitch Nay DL

Ryan McBroom 1-4, K .231BA


3 Stars

  1. Alonzo Gonzalez 2.0IP 3K 2.20ERA
  2. Dickie Joe Thon 2-4, 2B(2), K .242BA
  3. Leblebijian 1-3, BB

Next Game: Conner Greene (1-1, 2.70ERA) will make his 5th start and will look to make it past the 6th inning for the first time in 2016.


Lansing Lugnuts  (9-7, 3rd)

The Lugnuts have shutout Beloit for a second game, 6-0. Lansing has a chance to sweep the Snappers with a win on Thursday.

At the Plate

Lansing needed two 3-run innings to catapult them to victory. Juan Kelly drove in 2 runs, with Ryan Hissey and JC Cardenas driving in the one run each.

Andrew Guillotte and Hissey combined for 4 of Lansings 7 hits. Kelly, Jacob Anderson, and Cardenas collected the other Lugnut hits.

On the Mound

Angel Perdomo turned in another solid start for his 2nd win and lowered his ERA from 2.63 to 2.04. Perdomo struck out 7 while walking 2 and allowing 3 hits in 5.0 shut out innings.

Gustavo Pierre made his 2016 debut with one shutout inning. He walked one and allowed one hit.

Starlyn Suriel picked up his first save with 3 no-hit innings. Suriel has lowered his ERA from 3.38 to 2.08 with 5 no-hit innings over his past 2 appearances.

Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Sean Reid-Foley DNP

Jon Harris DNP

Angel Perdomo 5.0IP, 3H, 2BB, 7K

Carl Wise 0-4, R, 3K

Lane Thomas DNP


3 Stars

  1. Angel Perdomo
  2. Starlyn Suriel
  3. Ryan Hissey 2-4, R, 2B(1), RBI(3), K .325BA

Next Game: Ryan Cook (0-2, 5.40ERA)


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




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