No Win Day: August 5 Minor League Report

Buffalo Bisons (58-57)

Chien-Ming Wang had a decent start but John Stilson couldn’t keep the Pawtucket Red Sox off the board late in the game and the Bisons lost 5-4. Wang went seven and two-thirds innings giving up four runs on five hits and two walks and struck out five batters but Stilson gave up a run in his inning and a third as well as giving up an inherited run of Wang’s. Ricardo Nanita had a great game shortly after coming off the DL, going three for five with a double and home run while Clint Robinson went three for four with two doubles. Mike McCoy also got into the act with a home run of his own and Sean Ochinko had a pair of hits.

Roster Move: Mauro Gomez was placed on the DL.

 

Feb 28, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; during the Toronto Blue Jays Ricardo Nanita at bat against the New York Yankees during a spring training game at George Steinbrenner Field. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Hitting:

Anthony Gose – 1/5, 2B, RBI, K, SB
Kevin Pillar – 0/4, BB, 2 K, SB
Ricardo Nanita – 3/5, R, 2B, HR, RBI, K
Andy LaRoche – 2/5
Jim Negrych – 0/4, R, BB, SB
Ryan Goins – 0/4, K
Clint Robinson – 3/4, R, 2 2B, RBI, K
Sean Ochinko – 2/4
Mike McCoy – 1/4, R, HR, RBI

Pitching:

Chien-Ming Wang – 7 2/3 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 2 BB, 5 K, 1 HR
John Stilson – L, 1 1/3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 K, 1 HR

Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Ricardo Nanita

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (54-58)

Scheduled Off Day

Dunedin Blue Jays (53-55)

The Dunedin Blue Jays lost another one-run game in the ninth, with closer Ajay Meyer giving up two home runs and losing 6-5 to the Palm Beach Cardinals. Matt Newman had the best offensive game, going three for four with two doubles and a home run while catcher Derrick Chung went three for four and Mike Crouse had a pair of hits. Third baseman Gustavo Pierre went one for three with his second home run for the Blue Jays. Starter Jesse Hernandez pitched five and two-thirds decent innings, giving up three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out three while Dayton Marze gave up one run in his two and two-thirds innings.

Roster Move: The Dunedin Blue Jays activated Shawn Griffith from the DL to take Wil Browning‘s spot (who was demoted to Lansing on August 4).

Hitting:

Jon Berti – 1/5, R, K, SB
Shane Opitz – 0/4, K
Mike Crouse – 2/4, BB, SB
K.C. Hobson – 1/5, 2 K
Marcus Knecht – 0/4
Gustavo Pierre – 1/3, 2 R, HR, RBI, BB, K, E
Matt Newman – 3/4, 2 R, 2 2B, HR, 2 RBI
Derrick Chung – 3/4, RBI
Jorge Flores – 1/4

Pitching:

Jesse Hernandez – 5 2/3 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
Dayton Marze – 2 1/3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 K
Ajay Meyer – L, 1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 1 K, 2 HR

Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Matt Newman

Lansing Lugnuts (49-64)

The Lugnuts couldn’t get any offense going and were two-hit by the Fort Wayne Tin Caps in a 2-0 loss. 2013 sixth round draft pick Matt Boyd started and went four innings, giving up just one run on three hits and striking out two while Colton Turner (called up last week from Vancouver) gave up the other run in two and two-thirds innings on two walks and one hit. Wil Browning finished game off, facing the minimum over his one and a third inning. There wasn’t much to talk about on offense: only Dwight Smith, Jr. and Jordan Leyland had hits and Smith took the team’s only walk of the game.

Hitting:

Dwight Smith, Jr. – 1/3, BB
Dalton Pompey – 0/4
Christian Lopes – 0/4
Kevin Patterson – 0/3, 2 K
Jordan Leyland – 1/3
Santiago Nessy – 0/3, K, PB
Chris Hawkins – 0/3
Jason Leblebijian – 0/3, K
Kellen Sweeney – 0/2, K
Carlos Ramirez – 0/1, K

Pitching:

Matt Boyd – L, 4 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 2 K
Colton Turner – 2 2/3 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 2 BB
Wil Browning – 1 1/3 IP

Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Matt Boyd

Vancouver Canadians (27-22)

On All-Star Break

 

Bluefield Blue Jays (30-13)

Scheduled Off Day

 

Gulf Coast League Blue Jays (16-21)

The GCL Blue Jays fell to the Yankees2 squad 9-3 on Monday. 2013 fifth round pick Daniel Lietz made the start and gave up four runs (although two were unearned) in four innings on five hits (including a home run) and one walk with three strikeouts. Conner Greene, 2013 seventh round pick, gave up three runs in his three innings on six hits and also struck out three. Finally, Matthew Smoral had another rough outing, giving up two runs in his inning on two hits and two walks without striking out anyone. All the news wasn’t bad. Franklin Barreto, who is seventeen years old, continues to pound GCL pitching hit his twelfth double and first home run of the season. Koby Kraemer had two singles and Thomas Collins III hit a two-run double.

Hitting:

Franklin Barreto – 2/3, 2 R, 2B, HR, RBI, 2 BB, K
Edwin Fuentes – 0/1
Rolando Segovia – 0/2, R, BB, K
Thomas Collins III – 1/4, 2B, 2 RBI, BB
Rowdy Tellez – 0/4, BB, K, E
Gabriel Cenas – 0/4, BB, 3 K
Dan Jansen – 0/4
Sean Hurley – 1/4, 2 K
Josh Almonte – 0/4, 2 K, 2 OF Asst.
Koby Kraemer – 2/4, SB

Pitching:

Daniel Lietz – L, 4 IP, 5 H, 4 R (2 ER), 1 BB, 3 K, 1 HR
Conner Greene – 3 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 K
Matthew Smoral – 1 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 2 BB

Jay Blue’s Player of the Game: Franklin Barreto

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