Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Dunedin wins big


Buffalo Bisons (45-41)

The Bisons lose 4-1. Esmil Rogers provided the Bisons with a quality start but the Bison hitters couldn’t solve Chris Leroux. Leroux only allowed one hit and struck out 4. Ryan Goins had 2-hits, with A.J. Jimenez accounting for the Bisons only other hit.

Kenny Wilson– 0/4, 2K

Ryan Goins-2/4

Kevin Pillar– 0/4, R, K

Dan Johnson– 0/3, BB

Erik Kratz– 0/2, BB

A.J. Jimenez– 1/3, 2K, CS(1)

Ryan Schimpf– 0/2, BB, K

Andy LaRoche– 0/3

Jonathan Diaz– 0/3, 2K

Esmil Rogers–  6.0IP, 4H, R, 3BB, 4K

Mike Zagurski (1-1, )- 1.2IP, 3H, 2R, BB

Bobby Korecky– 0.1IP, H

Luis Ayala– 1.0IP, 2H, R, 2BB, 2K

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (39-45)

Postponed due to rain

Dunedin Blue Jays (51-32)

The D-Jays win big 14-6. They scored 4 in the 1st, 5th, and 6th innings. All starters registered at least one hit, with Marcus Knecht collected a pair of doubles and a single. Nick Baligod had a big day with his 4th home run and 4-RBI and he added a stolen base, but I give the player of the game to Kevin Patterson. Patterson went 2/2 with 2 runs, and 3 walks.

Noteworthy: Convert from SS to OF then converted to a RP Justin Jackson earned his first save of his minor league career.

Nick Baligod – 2/6, 2R, HR(4), 4-RBI(17)

Andy Fermin– 2/6, 3R, 3B(2), RBI(4)

Dwight Smith Jr.- 1/4, R, 2BB, K

Marcus Knecht– 3/5, R, 2-2B(14,15), BB

L.B. Dantzler– 2/6, R, 2B(3), 2-RBI(8)

Emilio Guerrero– 2/6, R, 2B(12), RBI(31)

Kevin Patterson– 2/2, 2R, 3BB

Gustavo Pierre– 1/5, R, 2B(18), 2K

Santiago Nessy– 1/4, 2R, 2B(4), 2-RBI (6)

Ben White (W, 4-4)- 5.0IP, 6H, 4R, 2BB, K

Tony Davis– 1.0IP, 2H, R, 2BB, K

Justin Jackson (S, 1)- 3.0IP, 2H, R, 2K

Lansing Lugnuts (40-43)

The Lugnuts win 9-8. The Lugnuts had a 5-run 2nd to take the lead 6-3, but West Michigan Whitecaps scored one in the 3rd and 3 in the 5th to take a 7-6 lead. The Lugnuts were able to claw their way back with one in the 7th and two in the 8th for a 9-7 lead. The Whitecaps scored one in the bottom of the 9th but couldn’t come back as Griffin Murphy shut the door for his 16th save.

All starters but David Harris registered a hit. 5 starters collected 2 hits. Matt Dean, and D.J. Davis extended their hit streaks to 6. Dean had his second 2-hit game and added his 4th home run.

Anthony Alford– 2/5, R,RBI(2), K, 2SB(3)

D.J. Davis– 2/4, 2R, 3B(5), 2-RBI(38), BB

Matt Dean- 2/5, R, HR (4), 4-RBI(31)

Mitch Nay– 1/5, RBI(42)

Derrick Loveless– 2/3, 2BB

Dawel Lugo– 1/5, E(16)

Jason Leblebijian– 2/4, 2R, 2B(15), BB, K

Michael Reeves- 1/4, 2R, 2B(2), RBI(4)

David Harris– 0/3, R, K

Jeremy Gabryswski- 4.2IP, 12H, 7R, , K, HR

Brady Dragmire (W, 3-3)- 3.1IP, 2H, 4K

Griffin Murphy (S, 15)- 1.0IP, H, R, K

Vancouver C’s (13-8)

The C’s won 6-4. Roemon Fields had a big day going 4/5 and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. Jairo Labourt didn’t pitch great but he also didn’t pitch poorly…..he lasted 4 and third, gave up 5 hits and a run while striking out 5 and walking two.

The C’s played sloppy D commiting 4 errors….lucky to get the win.

Roemon Fields- 4/5, R, 2B, 3B, 2-RBI, 2-SB(18)

Tim Locastro- 0/2, K, E

Franklin Barreto– 0/5, RBI, K, E

Ryan McBroom– 1/4, 2K

Boomer Collins– 2/4, R, 2K

Michael De La Cruz– 2/4, K, CS, E

Jonathan Davis– 0/3, BB, K

Alexis Maldonado– 2/4, R, 2RBI, K, E

Jairo Labourt- 4.1IP, 5H, R, 2BB, 5K

Andrew Case– 1.2IP, H, BB, K

Jose Fernandez (W, 1-0)- 2.0IP, 5H, 3R, BB

Brett Barber– 0.0IP

Kamakani Usui (S,3)- 1.0IP, K

DSL Blue Jays (12-17)

DSL Blue Jays win 7-2.

Rodrigo Orozco– 0/3, R, RBI(10), 2BB, K

Jesus Severino– 1/4, 3-RBI(12), BB, K

Enmanuel Moreta– 0/5, 4K

Javier Hernandez– 1/2, 2R, 3B, 2BB, K

Bryan Lizardo– 2/4, R, RBI(13)

Francisco Rodriguez– 1/3, R, 2B, BB, K

Luis Dominguez– 0/2, 2R, 2BB

Leudy Garcia– 0/3, R, 2K

Junior Vasquez– 1/2, 2B, BB, K

Jose Nova (W, 1-1)- 5.0IP, H, R, 5K

Yonardo Herdenez– 3.0IP, 2H, R, BB, 2K

Pedro Diaz– 1.0IP, K

GCL Blue Jays (3-8)

Postponed due to rain

Bluefield (6-8)

Bluefield won 2-0. Miguel Burgos pitched 5.0IP of shutout ball. Josh Almonte hits his first home run of the year and added 2 singles.

Richard Urena– 0/3, 2K

Rolando Segovia– 1/3, K

Josh Almonte– 3/4, R, HR, 2-RBI(5), K

Rowdy Tellez– 0/4, 3K

Dan Jansen– 0/4, K

Gabriel Cenas– 0/3, BB, 3K

Trent Miller– 2/4, K

Jesus Gonzalez– 1/4, 2K

Austin Davis– 1/2, R, K

Miguel Burgos (W, 1-0, 2.08 ERA)- 5.0IP, 3H, BB, 6K

Oscar Cabrera– 2.2IP, H, BB, 3K

Dusty Isaacs (S,2)- 0.1IP, 3H, BB, K

Friday’s Starters

Bisons- TBD

NH- Daniel Norris (1-0, 3.31 ERA; Last start:ND- 3.1IP, H, 3R, BB, 6K)

D-Jays- Frank Viola  (2-2, 3.86 ERA; Last start:L- 3.0IP, 3H, 2R, 2BB, 2K)

Lugnuts-Shawn Dawson (2-4, 3.54 ERA; Last start:L- 5.0IP, 4H, R, 3BB, K, HR)

C’s- TBD

Bluefield- Matthew Smoral (0-0, 6.75 ERA)

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