Buffalo Bisons (55-53)
The Buffalo Bisons got a seven-spot in the second inning and that was all they needed in a 7-5 win over the Toledo Mud Hens. Thad Weber went six and two-thirds, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks with seven strikeouts. Sergio Santos gave up the other two runs in the eighth on a pair of hits and walk. Anthony Gose had a potential break-out game, going three for five with two triples, three RBI and an outfield assist while Ryan Goins went three for four with two RBI. Andy LaRoche had the only other two-hit game.
Kevin Pillar – 1/5, R, K
Anthony Gose – 3/5, 2 3B, 3 RBI, OF Asst.
Moises Sierra – 1/5, K
Luis Jimenez – 1/5, K
Andy LaRoche – 2/4, R
Clint Robinson – 1/4, R, 2B, RBI
Ryan Goins – 3/4, R, 2 RBI, SB
Mike Nickeas – 1/4, R
Munenori Kawasaki – 1/3, R, RBI
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Anthony Gose
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (52-54)
Scheduled Off Day
Dunedin Blue Jays (51-50)
The Dunedin Blue Jays generated enough offense to defeat the Bradenton Marauders 6-4 on Monday night. The top five batters in the order did the heavy lifting with Jon Berti, Mike Crouse, K.C. Hobson and Marcus Knecht each getting two hits and Shane Opitz rapping out three. Berti, Opitz, Crouse and Hobson each hit doubles and Berti added his second home run of the season. Gustavo Pierre had a night to forget, going oh for five with four strikeouts. Austin Bibens-Dirkx carried the load for the pitchers, picking up his eighth win by going seven innings and giving up just two runs on four hits and a walk with nine strikeouts.
Roster Note: RHP Kyle Drabek was promoted to New Hampshire while RHP Kramer Champlin got promoted from Lansing to Dunedin. RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx was activated off the Temporarily Inactive List. OF Kenny Wilson was assigned to New Hampshire.
Jon Berti – 2/4, 2 R, 2B, HR, RBI, BB
Shane Opitz – 3/5, 2 R, 2B, SB
Mike Crouse – 2/4, R, 2B, RBI, K, SB
K.C. Hobson – 2/4, R, 2B, RBI, BB, K
Marcus Knecht –2/4, RBI, SB
Gustavo Pierre –0/5, 4 K
Matt Newman – 0/4, BB, 2 K
Derrick Chung – 1/5, RBI, K
Nick Baligod – 0/4, K
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Jon Berti
Lansing Lugnuts (45-60)
The Lansing Lugnuts picked up a walk-off victory in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over the Bowling Green Hot Rods. The ‘Nuts wasted no time in the ninth with Chris Hawkins hitting his second triple of the game to right field and Kellen Sweeney playing the hero and singling him home. Hawkins had an excellent game, going three for four with two triples, two runs scored and an RBI. Dalton Pompey had a double and a home run in his four at bats as well as an outfield assist while Christian Lopes hit two doubles. Carlos Ramirez joined the doubles club with a double and a single on the night. Ben White started and went six innings giving up four runs on seven hits and three walks.
Jorge Flores – 0/4, 2 K
Emilio Guerrero – 0/4
Dalton Pompey – 2/4, R, 2B, HR, RBI, OF Asst.
Christian Lopes – 2/4, R, 2 2B
Kevin Patterson – 1/4, R, 2B, K, E
Santiago Nessy – 1/4, 2B, RBI
Carlos Ramirez – 2/4, R, 2B, RBI, 2 K
Chris Hawkins – 3/4, 2 R, 2 3B, RBI, K
Kellen Sweeney – 1/4, RBI, E
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Chris Hawkins
Vancouver Canadians (25-19)
July 28 Game:
The Vancouver Canadians lost a slug-fest to the Eugene Emeralds 9-8 on Sunday. Jeremy Gabryszwski had his worst start of the year, going four and a third innings and giving up six runs. On offense, L.B. Dantzler had another two hits including his team-leading sixth home run as well as two RBI while Brenden Kalfus and Dan Arcila each went two for four with a double. Kalfus drove in two runs while Arcila knocked home one.
Roster Notes: B.C. Native, pitcher Tom Robson was promoted from Bluefield to Vancouver.
Chaz Frank – 1/4, R, BB, K, SB
Dickie Thon – 0/5, 3 K, E
L.B. Dantzler – 2/5, R, HR, 2 RBI
Andy Fermin – 1/5, R
Justin Atkinson – 0/4, R, BB, 3 K
Michael Reeves – 0/3, R, BB, E
Brenden Kalfus – 2/4, R, 2B, 2 RBI, K
Dan Arcila – 2/4, R, 2B, RBI, 2 K
Ian Parmley – 1/4, R, RBI, K
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: L.B. Dantzler
Bluefield Blue Jays (24-13)
The Bluefield Blue Jays couldn’t handle the Danville Braves on Monday, losing 5-1. Adonys Cardona took the loss by giving up four runs on six hits and a walk in his four innings while Brady Dragmire was much more effective, giving up just one run in his five innings and striking out five. Garrett Custons had the only two-hit game for the Jays and Dawel Lugo and Mitch Nay each had doubles.
D.J. Davis – 0/4, 4 K
Timothy Locastro – 1/3, BB
Dawel Lugo – 1/4, 2B, K
Mitch Nay – 1/3, R, 2B, BB
Jonathan Davis – 0/4, K
Matt Dean – 0/3, BB, 2 K
Garrett Custons – 2/4, RBI, K
Jesus Gonzalez – 0/3, 2 K
Derrick Loveless – 0/1, K
Alexis Maldonado – 1/3, BB
Adonys Cardona – L, 4 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 1 BB, 5 K, 1 HR
Brady Dragmire – 5 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 5 K
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Brady Dragmire
Gulf Coast League Blue Jays (15-16)
The GCL Blue Jays had more hits against the Yankees1 squad but weren’t able to win, falling 6-4 on Monday. Starter Corey Gorman gave up two runs in his five innings on seven hits but Francisco Diaz had the roughest time, surrendering four runs in two-thirds of an inning. John Tolisano (last seen in New Hampshire) played and went one for three with a walk. Edwin Fuentes went two for three and Gabriel Cenas went two for four in the loss and Rowdy Tellez went one for four with two RBI and a walk.
Franklin Barreto – 1/5, R, 2B, K
John Tolisano – 1/3, 2 R, 2B, BB, K
Rolando Segovia – 1/1
Thomas Collins III – 0/4, BB, K
Rowdy Tellez – 1/4, 2 RBI, BB, K
Edwin Fuentes – 2/3, RBI, SF
Sean Hurley – 1/4, R, 2 K
Gabriel Cenas – 2/4, K
Andres Sotillo – 1/3, RBI, SF
Josh Almonte – 1/4, K
Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Edwin Fuentes
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