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Toronto’s minor league system went 0 and 1.
Buffalo- Casey Lawrence continues to look for his 10th win. Win #9 came on August 13th, 7 starts ago. Casey pitched four scoreless innings but was touched up for 4 runs in the 5th inning. The Red Wings singled home run and drove in 3 runs with a home run. Rochester scored two more runs in the 7th off Shaun Anderson. On the plus side, Nate Pearson struck out 4 batters over 1.1 scoreless innings. At the plate, Cullen Large brought home Davis Schneider with a single in the 1st inning. John Aiello scored Addison Barger in the 5th off a sac fly. In the 6th inning, Stevie Berman hit his 7th home run, a solo home run.
New Hampshire- Season Over.
Vancouver- Season Over.
Dunedin- Season Over.
Buffalo Bisons (73-68)
Loss 3 to 7
HR- Stevie Berman (7)
Starter Casey Lawrence 5.0IP, 5H, 4R, 0BB, 7K, and 1HRA on 73 pitches
L- Lawrence (9-5, 2.79ERA)
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (59-79)
Vancouver Canadians (67-62) Playoffs (0-3)
Dunedin Blue Jays (66-63) West Division Champs (2-1) FSL Series (0-2)
Game 2 Loss 3 to 6
HR- Roque Salinas (1)
Starter- Rafael Sanchez 3.2IP, 9H, 6R, 0BB, 2K, and 1HRA on 66 pitches
L- Sanchez (0-1, 14.73ERA)
FCL Blue Jays (28-27)
- Buffalo- Addison Barger (2-for-5, R, K), Davis Schneider (0-for-3, R, 2BB, 2K), LJ Talley (2-for-3, 2BB), Stevie Berman (1-for-4, R, RBI, HR, 3K), Nate Pearson (1.1IP, 1BB, 4K)
Today we turn our attention to Manuel Beltre of the FCL Blue Jays.
The 18-yr-old infielder played 49 games, more than any other FCL Blue Jay. Manuel hit .234 with a .661OPS while collecting 8 doubles, a triple, a home run, and 23RBI. Beltre produced above league average with a.336wOBA and 96wRC+ despite finishing with a .076ISO.
The native of Invivienda, D.R., walked 22 times for a 10.7BB% and struck out 41 times for a 19.9K%, posting a .298BABIP.
In the field, Manuel Beltre played 39 games at SS, committing 7 errors for a .953FPCT.
Manuel Beltre had his best month in August. He played 16 games, producing a .264BA with a .355OBP and .358SLG. Beltre finished with 3 doubles, a triple, and 4SB.
His best game was on June 6th, his very first game of the season. The talented infielder went 3-for-4 with a run scored, a double, a home run, and 3RBI. It was his only 3-hit game and only 7 total base game. Manuel finished with 13 two-hit games, leading the Blue Jays with 40 hits. He finished as the club leader in doubles, RBI, and runs scored.
The 23-yr-old prospect manned CF and batted leadoff for Buffalo. Otto snapped his hitless streak, going 3-for-4 with a walk. In 901 games, Otto Lopez is batting .297 with a .793OPS, 19 doubles, 6 triples, 3HR, 34RBI, 53 runs scored, and 14 stolen bases.
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