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July 23rd Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Martinez hits #18

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The system went 4 and 1

 

Buffalo- Keep the good times rolling, the Herd pick up another win but remain 2.5GB out of 1st place. Buffalo scored 3 runs in the 3rd and 5 runs in the 5th, adding an insurance run in the 7th and 8th. Every Bison in the lineup picked up a hit with Logan Warmoth, Reily Adams, and Nash Knight producing multi-hit games.

 

 

 

New Hampshire- Casey Lawrence picked up his 25th win as a member of the Fisher Cats with five shutout innings. Austin Martin had a strong all-around game with a triple, a pair of walks, and a stolen base to push his batting average to a respectable .276. Reading made things interesting, scoring 4 runs in the top of the 9th but the Cats held on for the W.

 

 

 

Congrats to Vinny Capra

 

 

Vancouver- Five runs in the 1st and three runs in the 2nd for the AquaSox was too much of a deficit to overcome. Adam Kloffenstein failed to complete two innings, taking the L for the 5th time this season, and will carry an ERA above 6 into his next start.

 

Dunedin- A 3-run 5th proved to be enough for the D-Jays to pick up their 31st win. Steward Berroa provided the big blow in the 5th with a 2-run HR, his 4th. Berroa went 3-for-3 in the game, falling a single shy of the cycle.

 

Triple-A

Trenton Thunder AKA Buffalo Bisons (42-25)

 

Buffalo won 10 to 6

 

HR- Logan Warmoth (6)

 

Starter- Anthony Kay 3.0IP, 2H, 3R, 2BB, 1K, and 1HRA on 51 pitches

 

W- Tyler Chatwood (1-0, 3.38ERA)

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (30-36)

 

The Fisher Cats won 5 to 4

 

 

 

HR- none

 

Starter- Casey Lawrence 5.0IP, 2H, 0R, 2BB, 4K on 59 pitches

 

W- Lawrence (1-0, 0.00ERA)

 

 

 

Advanced-A

Vancouver Canadians (32-38)

 

The C’s fall 8 to 3

 

HR- none

 

Starter- Kloff 1.2IP, 3H, 7R, 4BB, 2K, and 1HRA on 51 pitches

 

L- Kloff (4-5, 6.16ERA)

 

A-Ball

Dunedin Blue Jays (31-38)

 

The D-Jays won 5 to 2

 

HR- Orelvis Martinez (18) and Steward Berroa (5)

 

Starter- Sem Robberse 5.0IP, 4H, 1R, 2BB, 4K on 78 pitches

 

W- Robberse (3-4, 4.73ERA)

 

H- Joel Concepcion (1)

 

FCL

FCL Blue Jays (10-8)

No game played

 

DSL

Blue Jays (3-4)

Won 1 to 0

 

HR- none

 

Starter- Castro 4.0IP, 1H, 0R, 1BB, 5K

 

W- Obeso (1-0, 0.00ERA)

 

H- Rojas (1)

 

SV- Medina (1)

 

Top Performers:

 

  • Buffalo- Warmoth (2-for-5, 2R, 3RBI, HR), Tyler White (1-for-4, R, 2RBI, 2B, BB), Adams (2-for-5, R, 2RBI, 2-2B), Knight (2-for-4, 2R, K)
  • New Hampshire- Martin (2-for-2, 3R, 2BB, 3B, SB), LJ Talley (2-for-4, RBI), Lawrence (see above), Otto Lopez (1-for-4, 2RBI, 2B)
  • Vancouver- Alex Nolan (4.1IP, 4H, 1R, 1K), Connor Law (2.0IP, 1H, 0R, 3BB, 5K), Zac Cook (1-for-4, 2RBI, BB, K), Spencer Horwitz (1-for-2, R, 2BB), Wil Robertson (2-for-3, R)
  • Dunedin- Sem (see above), Concepcion (2IP, BB, K), Ruwe (2IP, 2H, R, BB, 3K)
  • DSL- Castro (see above), Rojas (2.1IP, 1H, 3BB, K), Medina (1.2IP, 1H, 2K)

 

Player Spotlight

Today we turn our attention to Steward Berroa.

 

Berroa continues to put up big numbers in July going 3-for-3 with a pair of runs scored and a pair of RBI. He played LF and batted 7th for the Dunedin Blue Jays. The 22-yr-old owns a .345BA and .973OPS along with 4 doubles and 2HR in 16 games in July.

 

Berroa led off the 3rd inning with a single and scored off a Hugo Cardona double, 1-1. Mackenzie Mueller walked to lead off the 5th and Berroa homered to give the D-Jays a 3-1 advantage. With 2-outs in the 6th, Steward Berroa double but was erased attempting to swipe 3rd.

 

In 39 games this season, Steward Berroa now owns a .267BA with a .800OPS, stealing 26 bases with 4 failed attempts. He has collected 5 doubles, 2 triples, and 4HR while driving in 22RBI.

 

The Smith and Martinez Show

 

Kevin Smith was at SS and batting 2nd for the Bisons. Smith went 1-for-3 with a run scored, a walk, a stolen base, and a strikeout. Kevin laid down a sac bunt in the 5th. He singled in the 6th. Smith walked to lead off the 8th, stole 2nd base, and scored.

 

The 25-yr-old Smith owns a .289BA with a .966OPS. He’s collected 14 doubles, 3 triples, and 16HR while scoring 41 runs and driving 51. Kevin has also stolen 13 bases and 3CS.

 

Orelvis Martinez played SS and batted cleanup for the D-Jays. Martinez went 1-for-3 with a run scored, two RBI, and a strikeout. His only hit was a solo home run to lead off the 6th inning. After Miguel Hiraldo tripled in the 8th, Orelvis brought him home with a sac fly.

 

The 19-yr-old owns a .299BA with a 1.001OPS while collecting 22 doubles, 2 triples, 18HR. He has 63RBI and 45 runs scored.

 

 

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