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The system went 2 and 4. There were a bunch of 2-hit games. Ryan Noda, Santiago Espinal, and Socrates Brito went deep. Gabriel Moreno and Santiago Espinal each drove in 3 runs. Anthony Kay and Maximo Castillo continue to put up zeroes.
Buffalo Bisons (69-65)
Bisons won 5 to 3.
HR- Socrates Brito (15) and Santiago Espinal (2)
Starter- Anthony Kay 6.2IP, 5H, 0R, 2BB, 5K on 94 pitches
W- Kay (3-4, 4.18ERA)
Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- SRF
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (60-74)
Lost 2 to 0
Starter- Hector Perez 4.0IP, 2H, 2R, 3BB, 7K on 69 pitches
L- Perez (7-6, 4.60ERA)
Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- Thomas Hatch
Dunedin Blue Jays (77-55)
GM1 Won 3 to 2
HR- Ryan Noda (13)
Starter- Maximo Castillo 5.1IP, 4H, R, 0BB, 5K on 76 pitches
W- Castillo (11-5, 2.69ERA)
SV- Jackson Rees (7)
GM2 Lost 5 to 2
Starter- Graham Spraker 4.0IP, 3H, 0R, 3BB, 0K on 80 pitches
L- Maverik Buffo (0-2, 6.50ERA)
Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- TBD and TBD
Lansing Lugnuts (64-69)
Lost 12 to 9
Starter- Cobi Johnson 4.0IP, 7H, 4R, 2BB, 3K, and 2HRA on 77 pitches
L- Johnson (2-9, 5.17ERA)
Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- Sean Wymer
Vancouver Canadians (29-41)
Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- Adam Kloffenstein
Bluefield Blue Jays (30-36)
Lost 10 to 4
Starter- Sam Ryan 5.0IP, 7H, 4R, 1BB, 5K, and 1HRA on 72 pitches
L- Aldo Ovando (1-5, 8.89ERA)
GCL Blue Jays (25-23)
DSL Blue Jays (35-35)
- Buffalo Brito (solo HR, BB), Andy Burns (2-for-3, K), Espinal (3-run HR),
- NH Josh Palacios (2-for-4, 2B, SB), Joey Pulido (2IP, 2H, 2BB, 4K), Jake Fishman (2IP, 0H, 0R, 4BB, 2K)
- D-Jays GM1 Noda (solo HR), Demi Orimoloye/Kacy Clemens/Kevin Vicuna (1-for-3, 2B), Castillo (see above)
- D-Jays GM2 Kevin Vicuna (2-for-3, R, 2B), Spraker (see above)
- Lansing Yorman Rodriguez (2-for-6, 2R), Gabriel Moreno (1-for-4, R, 2B, 3RBI, BB, K), Johnny Aiello (2-for-5, 2RBI, 2K), Tanner Kirwer (1-for-3, R, 3B, 2BB, 2SB), Hunter Steinmetz (1-for-3, 2B, 2RBI, 2BB, K)
- Bluefield Leonardo Jimenez (2-for-3, 2R), Davis Schneider (2-for-3, R, 2B, RBI, BB), PK Morris (1-for-4, 2RBI, K), Aldo Ovando (2IP, H, R)
Player of the Day
Tuesday, August 27th POD goes to the Antony Kay
The 24-yr-old lefty pitched 6 more scoreless innings. Kay has allowed 2 runs over his last 4 starts, spanning 23.2IP. In 6 starts with the Bisons, Anthony Kay has a record of 2-1 with a 1.89ERA while striking out 36 batters in 33.1IP.
Anthony Kay threw 61 of his 94 pitches for strikes. He generated 6 groundball outs and 4 flyball outs. Kay went 1-2-3 in the 1st and 2nd innings. Kay allowed a single to open the 3rd inning but got the next batter to ground into a DP. He allowed another single in the 4th inning but generated another DP. He was pulled in the 7th inning after allowing a 2-out single and a walk.
The Kevin Smith and Griffin Conine Show
Kevin Smith played SS and batted 5th for the Fisher Cats. Smith went 1-for-3 with 0 strikeouts dropping his batting average down to .210. Overall, Smith has 48 runs scored, 21 doubles, 2 triples, 19HR, and a .674OPS.
Griffin Conine played RF and batted 3rd for the Lugnuts. Conine went 1-for-1 with 3 runs, a double, an RBI, and 4 walks. Over the last 10 games, Conine has more walks than strikeouts, 12/9 BB/K with 6 runs scored, 3RBI, and a .233BA.
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