August 27th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: More shutout innings for Kay

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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.

 

Triple-A

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

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (60-74)

 

Lost 2 to 0

 

HR-none

 

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

 

Advanced-A

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

 

HR-none

 

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

 

A-Ball

Lansing Lugnuts (64-69)

 

Lost 12 to 9

 

HR-none

 

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

 

Short-Season A-Ball

Vancouver Canadians (29-41)

 

No Game

 

Wednesday, August 28th starting pitcher- Adam Kloffenstein

 

Rookie Ball

Bluefield Blue Jays (30-36)

Lost 10 to 4

 

HR-none

 

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)

No Game

 

DSL Blue Jays (35-35)

Season Over

 

Top Performers:

 

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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