Blue Jays Minor League Report: Sean Nolin was rolling


Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bisons (3-0)

Sean Nolin pitched a gem of a game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Nolin completed dominated through his 5.2 innings, throwing an amazing 58 of his 85 pitches for strikes. Leading the offensive charge was Juan Francisco who scored three runs, complemented with Dan Johnson who hit his second homer of the year and Jared Goedert who collected four hits on the day.

Anthony Gose– 1/4, RBI, 2 BB
Kevin Pillar– 0/6, K
Juan Francisco– 2/4, 3 Runs, BB, K
Dan Johnson– 2/4, HR, 2 RBI, BB
Matt Tuiasosopo– 1/4, 2B, BB, 2 K
Chris Getz– 1/3, 2B, Run, RBI, 2 BB
Steven Tolleson– 1/5
Jared Goedert– 4/4, 2B, Run, 2 RBI, BB
Jack Murphy–  1/5, 2B, RBI, Run, K

Sean Nolin- 5.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, ER, BB, 7 K (W 1-0)
Rob Rasmussen– 0.1 IP, K
Liam Hendriks– 2.0 IP, H, 2 K
Ryan Tepera– 1.0 IP, K

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (2-3)

The Reading Fightin Phils scored in the 7th and 8th inning tying the game, and after the Fisher Cats scored in the top of the 9th the Fightin Phils scored twice in the bottom of the inning to complete the comeback. And it finally happened….. Aaron Sanchez finally allowed a run in 2014. Toronto’s top prospect pitched a strong game, but bullpen couldn’t seal the win. Kenny Wilson‘s three-run home run in the third was the biggest offensive output by the Fisher Cats.

Kenny Wilson- 1/4, HR, 3 RBI, K
Jon Berti– 2/4, Run, K
Andy Burns– 1/4, 2 K
Brad Glenn– 1/4, 3B, RBI, 2 K
Gabe Jacobo– 0/4, 3 K
Kevin Nolan– 1/3, Run, BB
Jonathan Jones– 2/4, Run
Mike Crouse– 0/3, RBI
Aaron Munoz– 1/4, Run, K

Aaron Sanchez– 5.0 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K
Casey Lawrence– 2.0 IP, 3 H, ER, BB, 2 K
Tyler Ybarra– 1.0 IP, H, ER, 2 BB, K (BS)
Scott Gracey– 0.1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 2 BB (BS) (L 0-1)

Lansing Lugnuts (2-3)

Unlike the Fisher Cats, the Lugnuts won in walk-off fashion. After drawing back to back walks from Derrick Loveless and Santiago Nessy (replaced by pinch runner Jason Leblebijian) assisted by a sacrificed bunt by Ian Parmley, Dickie Joe Thon then singled in the winning run. Jimmy Cordero who got the blown save, also picked up the win.

Dickie Thon– 1/5, RBI, 2 K
D.J. Davis– 2/4, HR, RBI
Carlos Ramirez– 0/4, K
Mitch Nay– 0/3, Run, BB
Dawel Lugo– 2/4, 2B, Run
Matthew Dean– 3/4, RBI, Run
Derrick Loveless– 0/3, Run, BB, 2 K
Santiago Nessy– 1/2, 2 RBI, 2 BB
PR- Jason Leblebijian– 0/0
Ian Parmley– 0/3, K

Tom Robson– 2.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 2 K
Alonzo Gonzalez– 3.1 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, K
Roberto Espinosa– 1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 ER, BB, 2 K
Jimmy Cordero– 1.1 IP, 2 H (BS) (W 1-0)

Dunedin Blue Jays (3-1)

The Dunedin Blue Jays had their game postponed due to the weather. You know what they say, April showers bring Minor League flowers……… or something like that.