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September 5th Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Make it a 24-gamer for Horwitz

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The system went 2 and 1.

 

Buffalo- The Herd picked up win 64, scoring 3-runs in the 11th inning. Forrest Wall singled home Kellin Deglan to give Buffalo a 7-6 lead. Otto Lopez scored Logan Warmoth with an RBI single, 8-6. Richar Urena scored Wall with a sac fly, 9-6. Gregory Polanco hit his 1st home run as a member of the Bisons, a solo HR in the 8th inning to tie the game at 6-6.

 

New Hampshire- Postponed due to Covid-19

 

Vancouver- The C’s scored three runs in the 2nd inning, adding a run in the 3rd, 4th, 6th, and 7th. Vancouver finished with 7 runs on 12 hits while holding the AquaSox to 4 runs on 6 hits.

 

Hit Streak- Horwitz extended his hit streak to 24 games. Spencer doubled twice in five at-bats, scoring once. He first doubled to lead off the 3rd inning and scored on a Philip Clarke single. Horwitz doubled for a second time in the 8th inning. Philip Clarke hit a home run for the second straight game.

 

Dunedin- Julian Valdez was the only Dunedin pitcher who had an answer to the Cardinal bats. Valdez pitched 1.2 no-hit innings, striking out 3 batters. The Cards jumped on starter Sean Mellen for 5 runs in the 2nd inning and added one against Hunter Gregory, one more from Harry Rutkowski (3.0IP). Jefferson Herrera allowed a run in the 9th and OF Garrett Spain took to the mound and allowed two runs to score in the 10th.

 

Triple-A

Buffalo Bisons (64-41)

 

Won 9 to 6

 

HR- Polanco (1)

 

Starter- Nick Allgeyer 5.0IP, 4H, 3R, 4BB, 6k on 86 pitches

 

W- Trent Thornton (1-0, 0.00ERA)

 

SV- Hobie Harris (8)

 

BSV- Julian Merryweather (1)

 

Double-A

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (49-54)

Covid-19

 

Advanced-A

Vancouver Canadians (51-57)

 

Won 7 to 4

 

HR- Clarke (4) and Andres Guerra (1)

 

Starter- Paxton Schultz 5.2IP, 4H, 2R, 1BB, 5K on 88 pitches

 

W- Schultz (5-5, 4.88ERA)

 

A-Ball

Dunedin Blue Jays (50-58)

 

Loss 10 to 9

 

HR- Steward Berroa (6) and Riely Tirotta (1)

 

Starter- Sean Mellen 2.0IP, 4H, 5R, 2BB, 3K, and 2HRA on 51 pitches

 

L- Garrett Spain (0-1, 9.00ERA)

 

FCL

FCL Blue Jays (23-22)

No Game

 

DSL

Blue Jays (22-14)

No Game

 

Top Performers:

 

  • Buffalo-Richard Urena (3-for-5, 2R, 3RBI, K), Cullen Large (3-for-5, RBI, K), Polanco (1-for-6, R, RBI, HR, 3K), Wall (2-for-6, 2R, RBI, K, SB), Otto Lopez (4-for-6, 2R, RBI, K, 2SB)
  • C’s- Roither Hernandez (2IP, 1H, 1R, 1BB, 5K, 1HRA), Eric Rivera (1-for-4, 2RBI, BB), Luis De Los Santos (2-for-5, R, 2B), Clarke (3-for-5, R, 2RBI, HR), Guerra (2-for-4, R, RBI, 2K), and Davis Schneider (1-for-3, 2R, 2BB, 2K, 2B)
  • Dunedin- PK Morris (1-for-3, R, RBI, 2BB, K, 2B), Riley Tirotta (2-for-5, R, 2RBI, HR), Addison Barger (2-for-5, R, RBI, 2K, 2B), Rutowski (3IP, 4H, 1R, BB), Valdez (1.2IP, 3K)

 

Player Spotlight

 

Today we turn our attention to Steward Berroa.

 

The 22-yr-old native of Santo Domingo, DR., played CF and batted leadoff for the Dunedin Blue Jays. He grounded out in his first two at-bats. With one out in the 6th inning, Berroa hit a solo HR to right CF. Berroa walked in the 8th inning and scored on a PK Morris double, 4-7.

 

Leading off the 9th inning, Steward Berroa double and stole his 50th base. Berroa scored on a balk, 8-8. In the 10th inning, Steward Berroa singled but did not score. Steward finished 3-for-5 with 3 runs scored, an RBI, a walks, a double, and a HR.

 

In 75 games, Berroa owns a .247BA with a .357OBP and .400SLG. Steward has 11 doubles, 5 triples, 6HR, and 36RBI with 63 runs scored. Berroa has 43 walks and 70 strikeouts while stealing 50 bases versus 6 caught stealing.

 

The Groshans and Martinez Show

 

Jordan Groshans and the Fisher Cats did not play. Groshans owns a .291BA with a .817OPS. He has 7HR, 23 doubles, and 40RBI. The 21-yr-old infielder played 21 games in August, batting .284 with a .828OPS while hitting 9 doubles, 2HR, and driving in 9RBI.

 

Orelvis Martinez did not play for the 2nd straight game. With Vancouver, the 19-yr-old owns a .214BA with a .773OPS. He also has 4 double, and 9HR while driving in 19RBI. Martinez also has 10 walks and 28 strikeouts.

 

 

 

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