Join Jays From The Couch Every Morning For Your Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap And Vlad And Bo Update
On Monday, August 13th, the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went 3 and 5.
Buffalo Bisons (54-63)
The Herd won 8 to 7
HR- Billy McKinney (14)
Starter- Jacob Waguespack 5.0 IP, 4-H, 5-R, 3-BB, 3-K, and 1-HRA on 86 pitches
W- Waguespack (5-6, 5.01 ERA)
H- Connor Fisk (3)
SV- Justin Shafer (14)
Tuesday, August 14th starting pitcher- Mike Hauschild
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (67-48)
Tuesday, August 14th starting pitcher- Jordan Romano
Dunedin Blue Jays (61-58)
The D-Jays lost 5 to 4
Starter- Zach Logue 6.0 IP, 5-H, 2-R, 1-BB, 10-K on 94 pitches
BSV/L- Ty Tice (3)(6-5, 2.93 ERA)
Tuesday, August 14th starting pitcher- Yennsy Diaz
Lansing Lugnuts (71-49)
The Nuts lost 12 to 6
Starter- Matt Gunter 3.2-IP, 7-H, 8-R, 1-BB, 2-K on 74 pitches
L- Gunter (4-5, 5.51 ERA)
Tuesday, August 14th starting pitcher- Jordan Barrett
Vancouver Canadians (31-25)
The C’s won 3 to 1
Starter- Josh Winckowski 6.1 IP, 5-H, 0-R, 2-BB, 9-K on 87 pitches
W- Will McAffer (5-2, 5.14 ERA)
Tuesday, August 14th starting pitcher- Elio Silva
Advanced Rookie Ball
Bluefield Blue Jays (32-21)
The Blue Jays won 9 to 7
Starter- Claudio Galva 5.0 IP, 6-H, 4-R, 2-BB, 5-K, and 2-HRA on 80 pitches
W- Galva (4-2, 4.43 ERA)
SV- Brad Wilson (4)
GCL Blue Jays (21-22)
The Blue Jays lost 6 to 4
HR- Addison Barger (3)
Starter- Shawn Morimando 3.0 IP, 2-H, BB, 6-K
BSV/L- Emanuel Vizcaino (1)/(1-2, 6.63 ERA)
DSL Blue Jays (34-26)
The Blue Jays winning 8 to 7. Suspended in the top of the 11th inning.
HR- Hanley Acevedo (1)
Starter- Ronald Govea 5.0 IP, 5-H, 2-R, 2-BB, 3-K
Player of the Day
- The Herd’s Jonathan Davis (2-for-5, R, RBI), Billy McKinney (2-for-4, R, 3B, HR, 3-RBI, BB), Reese McGuire (2-for-4, 2-R, 2B, RBI), Tim Lopes (2-for-4, RBI)
- The D-Jays’ Ivan Castillo (2-for-3, 2-RBI, BB)
- The Bolts’ Vinny Capra (2-for-5, 2-R), Norberto Obeso (2-for-5, 2B, RBI), Chavez Young (3-for-5, R, 2B, 2-RBI), Ryan Gold (2-for-4, 2B, RBI), Brandon Grudzielanek (3-for-3, 2B, 2-RBI)
- The C’s Christopher Bec (2-for-4, R, 2B) and Winckowski (see above)
- Bluefield’s Cal Stevenson (2-for-5, R, RBI), Alejandro Kirk (2-for-4, RBI, BB), Hagen Danner (3-for-4, 3-R, 2B, RBI, BB)
- GCL’s Steward Berroa (1-for-2, RBI, 3-BB, SB)
- Erickvi Celedonio (2-for-6, 2-R, 2B, 2-RBI, SB), Rainer Nunez (2-for-6, R, SB), Hanley Acevedo (1-for-4, 2-R, HR, RBI, BB)
Monday, August 13th POD goes to Addison Barger
Selected in the 6th round of this year’s Draft, Barger played 2nd base and batted 9th for the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays. Entering play Barger had hits in 4 of his last 5 games after seeing his batting average dip below .200. Barger hit a home run, a pair of doubles, scored a pair of runs and drove in a pair of RBI in 4 AB.
With one on and one out in the 3rd inning, Barger hit a double (8) to RF for an RBI and the game’s first run. In the 5th inning, the 6-foot-0 struck out on three strikes, all swinging strikes. He led off the 7th inning with a double (9) to RF on a 0-0 pitch and scored on a single off the bat of Steward Berroa pull within 4 runs, 6 to 2, of the Yankees.
In his final at-bat of the day, Addison Barger connected on a 2-2 pitch, sending the ball over the RF wall for a 9th inning led off HR (3).
In 40 games with the GCL Blue Jays, Barger is batting just .221 with 9 doubles, a pair of triple, three HR, and 17 RBI.
Bo and Vlad Show
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. went hitless with a strikeout in Buffalo’s win. He should be ashamed, only batting .395 as a 19-yr-old in Triple-A.
*Featured Image Credit: R.Mueller
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