Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 11/05/16

The Toronto Blue Jays Minor League system went 1-3 on games played on May 11th, 2016. Join us in recapping the wins and losses.



Buffalo Bisons (15-18, 6th)

The Herd fall 2-3 to the Durham Bulls.


At the Plate

Buffalo tied the game up at 2-2 in the top of the 8th, before losing it in the bottom half of the inning.

Dalton Pompey collected 2 hits, while getting RBI’s from Jesus Montero and Casey Kotchman.

Pompey (3), Montero (8), and Alexi Casilla (2) each hit doubles in the loss.


On the Mound

Scott Diamond allowed 2 runs on 4 hits over 6 innings before giving way to eventual loser Chad Jenkins.

Chadwick struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits. It was Nick Franklin’s double that scored Richie Shaffer from first that ended the game.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Dalton Pompey 2-3, R, 2B(3), BB .250BA

Andy Burns MLB

Chad Girodo MLB 


3 Stars

  1. Montero 1-3, 2B, RBI .298BA
  2. Casilla 1-2, 2B, 2-BB .256BA
  3. Diamond 6IP, 4H, 2R, 2BB, 4K 2.59ERA 95-57 Pitches-Strikes with 9-4 GO-AO

Next Game: Wade LeBlanc (3-1, 2.21ERA)


New Hampshire Fisher Cats  (14-17, 5th)

The Fisher Cats swept Portland with a 2-1 win. New Hampshire held the Sea Dogs to 3 runs over the 3 games, scoring 12 runs.


At the Plate

New Hampshire scored 2 runs in the 7th, while down 0-1. Newly promoted Derrick Loveless hit his first Double-A home run, a 2-run shot.

Jon Berti and Dwight Smith Jr. collected 2 hits a piece, while Roemon Fields, and Wilkin Castillo chipped in with singles.


On the Mound

Shane Dawson had a good start, allowing one run over 5 innings. Shane allowed 7 hits, issued 3 walks and struck out 3.

Brady Dragmire (2IP), Murphy Smith (1IP) and Wil Browing (1IP) combined to shutout Portland over 4 innings. Browning converted his 5th save.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Roemon Fields 1-4, 2K, CS .262BA

Rowdy Tellez 0-3, BB .163BA

Dwight Smith Jr. 2-3, BB, E(3) .186BA

Brady Dragmire 2IP, H, 2K 3.78ERA


3 Stars

  1. Dawson 5IP, 7H, R, 3BB, 3K 2.52ERA
  2. Loveless 1-2, R, HR, 2-RBI, BB, K .333BA
  3. Dragmire

Next Game: John Anderson (1-3, 5.70ERA)


Dunedin Blue Jays  (14-18, 4th)

With Wednesday’s 7-9 loss to Clearwater the Blue Jays have lost 4 of their past 5 games.


At the Plate

The D-Jays scored 7 runs on 10 hits, getting home runs from David Harris (solo HR), and Emilio Guerrero (2-run HR).

Harris, Guerrero and Anthony Alford each drove in 2-runs each, while Richard Urena drove in one run.

Urena, Dickie Joe Thon, and Harris each had 2-hits, with Urena hitting a triple, Harris hitting a double and Thon swiping a base.


On the Mound

Brad Allen took his first loss of the season, allowing 9 runs on 9 hits over 4.2IP. Allen gave up a HR, walked 4 and struck out 5.

Mate Abel made 2016 debut throwing 2.1 shutout innings, striking out 4 and allowing one hit.

Adonys Cardona struck out 2 and ran his scoreless streak to 12 innings.

Alonzo Gonzalez chipped in with a no-hit inning of his own to closeout the game and lowered his ERA to 1.99 in the loss.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Tom Robson DL

Francisco Rios DNP

Anthony Alford 1-3, 2-RBI(2), BB, K .135BA

Richard Urena 2-5, 3B(3), RBI(10), K .301BA

Conner Greene DNP

D.J. Davis 0-3, R, K .194BA

Dan Jansen DL

Mitch Nay DL

Ryan McBroom 1-4, R, 2K .224BA


3 Stars

  1. Guerrero 1-4, R, HR, 2-RBI(7), 2K
  2. Thon 2-4, R, SB(6), K .256BA
  3. Abel 2.1IP, H, 4K 0.00ERA

Next Game: TBD


Lansing Lugnuts  (16-14, 5th)

The Lugnuts dropped their 4th game and were swept in the process. Bowling Green topped Lansing 6-1 in the rubber match.


At the Plate

It took Lansing 9 innings to break the shutout with Ryan Hissey driving in Andrew Guillotte with a sac fly.

Guillotte, Gunnar Heidt, Connor Pannas, and Justin Atkinson collected hits for the Lugnuts.


On the Mound

Former 21st rounder Taylor Saucedo took his 4th loss, allowing 5 runs and lasting just 2.2IP.

Starlyn Suriel allowed one run in 3.1 innings of relief.

Dan Lietz finished off the game with two no-hit innings.


Player of Interest/Top Prospects

Andrew Guillotte 1-3, R, 2B(9), BB, K

Sean Reid-Foley DNP

Jon Harris DNP

Angel Perdomo DNP

Carl Wise DNP

Lane Thomas 0-4, 3K .181BA


3 Stars

  1. Dan Lietz 2IP 3.60ERA
  2. Starlyn 3.1IP, 2H, R, 3K 2.28ERA
  3. Guillotte

Next Game: Jonathan Harris (1-0, 1.98ERA)



*Feature Image Credit: Dave Nelson under CC BY-SA 2.0






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