June 15th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: 13 home runs hit on the farm

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The system went 1 and 2.

 

Buffalo- Kevin Smith and Richard Urena had big days with the bat driving in 9 runs between the two players. Cullen Large continues to swing a hot bat with another multi-hit game. Buffalo hit 7 long balls. Jacob Waguespack gave the Herd 5 plus innings of one-run ball. Casey Lawrence, Dany Jimenez, and Bryan Baker chucked 3.1 innings of hitless relief.

 

George Spring played CF and hit leadoff. He went 0-for-4.

 

Urena 1stHR

 

New Hampshire- Postponed

 

Vancouver- Any other time scoring 9 runs would get you a W. Not today. The C’s surrendered 16 runs on 15 hits. Four Canadians had 2-hit games with Tanner Morris working 4 walks. Marcus Reyes allowed one run on 2 hits over 3IP in relief.

 

Dunedin- Harrison Ray hit his first and second home runs. Trent Palmer and Joel Concepcion were roughed up. Palmer coughed up 5 runs in the first two innings and Concepcion allowed 3 runs in the 6th.

 

Triple-A

Trenton Thunder AKA Buffalo Bisons (18-17)

 

The Bisons won 14 to 1

 

HR- Richard Urena (3,4), Kevin Smith (8,9), Cullen Large (2), Logan Warmoth (4), and Jared Hoying (3)

Urena 2nd HR

Starer- Jacob Waguespack 5.2IP, 7H, 1R, 1BB, 5K on 93 pitches

 

W- Waguespack (2-2, 4.22ERA)

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (14-21)

 

Postponed

 

Advanced-A

Vancouver Canadians (21-16)

 

The C’s loss 16 to 9

 

HR- Cameron Eden (3) and Ronny Brito (3)

 

Starter- Sean Wymer 1.0IP, 6H, 7R, 2BB, 0K, and 2HRA on 46 pitches

 

L- Wymer (1-3, 10.17ERA)

 

A-Ball

Dunedin Blue Jays (14-22)

 

The Blue Jays fall 9 to 7

 

HR- Harrison Ray (1,2), Zac Cook (2), and Jhon Solarte (3)

 

Starter- Trent Palmer 1.2IP, 4H, 5R, 3BB, 2K on 48 pitches

 

L- Palmer (0-1, 7.36ERA)

 

Top Performers:

 

  • Buffalo Christian Colon (3-for-6, 2R, K, 2B), Urena (2-for-5, 2-HR, 5RBI, 2R), Logan Warmoth (2-for-5, R, HR, RBI, K), Large (2-for-4, 3R, HR, RBI, BB, K), Jared Hoying (4-for-5, 3R, RBI, 2-2B, HR), Waguespack (see above)
  • C’s Tanner Kirwer (2-for-6, R, 2RBI, E, K), Philip Clarke (2-for-6, R, K, E), Brito (2-for-3, 2R, 2RBI, HR, E, 2BB, K), Morris (0-for-1, R, 4BB, K), Cameron Eden (2-for-5, R, 2RBI, HR, 2B, K), Reyes (3IP, 2H, R, 0BB, 3K)
  • D-Jays Zac Cook (1-for-4, 2R, 2RBI, HR, BB, 3K), Ray (2-for-3, 2R, 2HR, 2RBI, BB)

 

Player Spotlight

Today we turn our attention to Kevin Smith.

 

Kevin Smith is on fire. Over the past 28 days, Smith owns a .338BA with 7 doubles, 7 home runs, 18RBI, 7SB, 14BB, and 17K.

 

In this one, Kevin batted  3rd while playing SS. He walked in his 1st at-bat. In the 3rd inning, Smith hit a one-out solo bomb to LF to give the Herd a 4-0 advantage and push his hit streak to 5 games.

 

Kevin Smith was at it again in the 5th inning with his 9th HR, a two-run shot to RF. 7-1. He struck out in the 6th inning. He delivered an RBI single in the 8th and advanced to 2nd base on a throwing error. Tyler White drove Smith home on a single with Buffalo’s 13th run. Smith hit a fly ball out in the 9th to end the frame.

 

1st HR

 

2nd HR

 

For the season, the 24-yr-old infielder is batting .287 with a .994OPS, 9 doubles, 9HR, 27RBI, 27RBI, and 7SB in 33GP.

 

The Martin and Groshans Show

 

Austin Martin is batting .275 with 21 runs scored, 7 doubles, 1 triple, 2HR, 2 SB, 10 RBI, and .816OPS. In June, Martin is hitting .293 with a .442OBP. He has a 6-game hit streak and 16-game on-base streak.

 

Jordan Groshans owns a .247BA with a .683OPS, 4 doubles, 2HR, and 10RBI. In June, Jordan owns a .256BA with a .310OBP and hits in each of his last 4 games including three multi-hit games in his last 8GP.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ryan Mueller

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