Blue Jays Minor League Report: Dunedin Continues to Roll


Darin Mastroianni had a three hit night for the Buffalo Bisons. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bisons (18-13)

The Bisons weren’t able to win the rubber match, as they loss 4-3 to Gwinnett. The Bisons were lead offensively by Darin Mastroianni three hit night and Kevin Pillar. Mastroianni hit his first Bisons’ home run and got his 7th double in his 13th game as a Bison. Pillar hit his 10th double and is now hitting .293 on the season.

Sean Nolin took the loss after allowing 12 hits and 4 runs over 5.2 innings. The Bisons bullpen, lead by Ryan Tepera and Gregory Infante, pitched the final 2.1 inning and didn’t allow another run.

Anthony Gose– 0/5, 2K
Darin Mastroianni- 3/4, 2R, 2B(7), HR(1), 2RBI(5), BB, K, CS(2)
Kevin Pillar- 2/4, 2B(10)
Dan Johnson– 1/3, RBI(23)
Matt Tuiasosopo– 1/3, BB, 2K
Jared Goedert– 1/4, K
Ryan Goins– 1/4, K
Mike Nickeas– 1/3, K
Ryan Schimpf– 0/1, K
Jack Murphy– 0/0
Jonathan Diaz– 0/1, R, BB
Munernori Kawasaki- 1/1

Sean Nolin (L,2-1)- 5.2IP, 12H, 4R, BB, 3K
Ryan Tepera- 1.1IP, 3K
Gregory Infante- 1.0IP, H, K

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (14-18)

The Fisher Cats were pounded 8-2 by Portland. Aaron Sanchez was not on his game as he was tagged for 3 runs on 2 hits and 3 walks. With the big blow coming off the bat of Travis Shaw who hit a 3-run double.

The Cats’ bats didn’t want to come out and play as they could only get 2 hits in the game. They did work Portland pitching for 6 free passes but weren’t able to get the key hits to drive them home.

Jon Berti– 0/4, RBI(12), E(5)
Andy Burns– 1/4, 2B(5), RBI(12), K
A.J. Jimenez– 0/3,BB, 2K
Brad Glenn– 0/3, BB, K
Mike Crouse– 1/4, 2K
Gabe Jacobo– 0/4, K
Kevin Nolan– 0/3, R, BB
Brian Van Kirk– 0/2, R, BB
Jonathan Jones– 0/1, 2BB

Aaron Sanchez (L, 1-2)- 3.0IP, 2H, 3R, 3BB, 2K
John Anderson– 3.0IP, 4H, 4R, 2BB, 2K
Dustin Antolin– 1.0IP, 2H, R
Randy Boone– 1.0IP, K

Dunedin Blue Jays (25-8)

Big wheel, keep on turning, D-Jays, keep on burning, Rolling, Rolling…you know the rest. The D-Jays got a spectacular pitching performance from Ben White and Wil Browning to notch their 5th straight victory 4-0 over Clearwater.

The Offence was provided via the long ball off the bats of Matt Newman, Dwight Smith Jr., and Emilio Guerrero. Derrick Chung, Gustavo Pierre and Jorges Flores each collected extra base hits, but Derrick Chung was the only D-Jays to register a multi-hit game.

Dwight Smith Jr.- 1/4, R, HR(4), RBI(21)
Dalton Pompey– 0/4
Matt Newman- 1/4, R, HR(1), RBI(12), K
K.C. Hobson– 0/3, BB, 2K
Kevin Patterson– 0/4, K
Emilio Guerrero- 1/3, R, HR(3), RBI(11), BB, K
Derrick Chung- 2/4, R, 2B(6)
Gustavo Pierre- 1/3, 2B(4), RBI(9)
Jorge Flores– 1/3, 2B(5)

Ben White(W, 2-1)- 7.2IP, 3H, 3BB, 6K
Wil Browning-1.1IP

Lansing Lugnuts (16-17)

The Lugnuts dropped their 17th as Tyler Gibson hit a walk-off single to win it for West Michigan, 7-6. The Lugnuts hit a season high 15 hits with three of their starts collecting 3 hits each. Roberto Espinosa wasted a quality outing by Lugnuts starter Jeremy Gabryszwski and the entire Lugnuts lineup, as he gave up 4 runs in 0.2 IP and collected his first blown save of the year.

D.J. Davis, Mitch Nay, and L.B. Dantzler were the only startes not to register a hit, all other starters had multi-hit games. Jason Leblebijian lead the way with a 4-RBI night and a 3-run homer.

D.J. Davis- 0/5, 4K
Derrick Loveless-3/5,
Mitch Nay- 0/5, K, E(4)
L.B. Dantzler- 0/4, BB
Matt Dean- 2/5, 2R
Dawel Lugo– 3/5, 2R
Jason Leblebijian- 3/4, 2R, 2B(7), HR(2), 4RBI(14)
Santiago Nessy– 2/4, 2RBI(10)
Dickie Joe Thon– 2/4, 3B(2), 2K

Jeremy Gabryszwski- 6.0IP, 9H, 2R, K
Roberto Espinosa (BS)- 0.2IP, 4H, 4R, BB
Adaric Kelly (L,0-2)- 1.1IP, 4H, R, 2BB, K