Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Max Pentecost continues to roll


The Blue Jays farm system was 3-3 on the night. Kevin Pillar, Dalton Pompey, Dwight Smith Jr., Dickie Joe Thon, and Ryan McBroom had good games at the plate.

Buffalo Bisons (48-52)

The Bisons loss 3-2 and are swept in this 4-game series with Pawtucket. The Bisons have now lost 7 in a row and 6-12 in July.

Kevin Pillar was the offence. Pillar accounted for 3 of the Bisons 4 hits. Pillar had a double and a home run. P.J. Walters pitched a good game going 6IP, 4H, 3R and 6K. Aaron Sanchez provided the Bisons with a shut out inning of relief. Sanchez only needed 12 pitches to get through the 7th.

Ryan Goins-0/4

Kevin Pillar- 3/4, 2R, 2B(27), HR(4), RBI(33)

Ryan Schimpf– 0/3, BB

Brad Glenn– 0/3, RBI(25), K, SF

Cory Aldridge– 0/4

Brett Wallace– 0/3, K

Andy LaRoche– 0/4, K

Mike McDade– 0/3, BB, K

Mike Nickeas– 1/2, 2B(2), BB, K, E(2)

P.J. Walters (L, 2-2)-  6.0IP, 4H, 3R, BB, 6K, HR

Aaron Sanchez- 1.0IP, H

Rob Rasmussen– 1.0IP, 2H

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (47-53)

The Fisher Cats win 3-2. NH fought to the end and scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 9th to steal the win from Portland. With two out in the 9th PH Andy Fermin walked, PH Matt Newman walked, Dalton Pompey scores Fermin with a single and later steals 2nd, and Jon Berti drives in the winning run with a line drive to left field.

Casey Lawrence pitched well enough to win going 8.oIP and allowed 2 runs on 10 hits. Lawrence bounded the strike zone all game long. He struck out 7 and didn’t issue any walks. He also did a good job of keeping the ball on the ground with 9-4 GO/AO ratio.

Dalton Pompey- 3/5, R, RBI(8), SB(5)

Jon Berti-2/4, 2-RBI(36) BB, K, CS(11)

Andy Burns– 0/3, BB

Kevin Nolan– 2/4

K.C. Hobson– 1/4, E(4)

Mike Crouse– 0/4, 3K

Jack Murphy– 1/4

Pierce Rankin– 1/2

*Andy Fermin-0/0, R, BB

Jorge Flores– 0/3

*Matt Newman- 0/0, R, BB

Casey Lawrence- 8.0IP, 10H, 2R, 7K

Dustin Antolin (W, 4-4)- 1.0IP, 3H, K

Dunedin Blue Jays (60-39)

D-Jays loss 11-5. Frank Viola got hammered for 10 runs on 9 hits. Dwight Smith Jr. was the offensive hero hitting his 7th HR and driving in 3.

Nick Baligod – 1/3, R, BB

Emilio Guerrero– 1/4, RBI(37), 2K

Dwight Smith Jr.- 1/3, R, HR(7), 3-RBI(47), BB

Marcus Knecht– 1/4

Kevin Patterson– 0/4, K

Jorge Saez– 0/3, BB, K

Shane Opitz– 1/4, K

Gustavo Pierre– 0/4, 2K

Christian Lopes– 1/2, 2R, BB

Frank Viola (L, 1-2)- 4.2IP,9H, 10R, 5BB, 3K

Justin Jackson– 1.1IP, H, R, 2K

Tony Davis– 2.0IP, K

Efrain Nieves– 1.0IP

Lansing Lugnuts (46-52)

The Lugnuts won 4-3 in extra innings. Dickie Joe Thon was an offensive force going 3 for 4 with two doubles and 2 runs.  D.J. Davis seems to be doing much better since being moved from the leadoff spot. Davis now has hits in 3 straight games.

Chaz Frank– 1/5, RBI(15)

Derrick Loveless– 1/4, R, BB

Mitch Nay– 2/5, K

Matt Dean- 1/5, 2B(20), RBI(41)

Dawel Lugo– 1/5

D.J. Davis- 1/5, R, HR(7), RBI(40)

Dickie Joe Thon- 3/4, 2R, 2-2B(17,18)

Jason Leblebijian– 0/3, RBI(35)

Daniel Klein– 1/4, K

Jeremy GAbryszwski- 7.0IP, 6H, 3R,BB, 5K

Scott Silverstein (W9-3)- 3.0IP,2H, 3K

Vancouver C’s (24-13)

The C’s continue to roll with an impressive 9-0 win. Ryan McBroom went 3 for 4 with a double, a home run and 4 RBI. Max Pentecost and Franklin Barreto continue to look good for the C’s, collecting a couple RBI and a couple hits.

Chase Mallard went 5+ innings of shutout ball and Alberto Tirado pitched 2.0 inning of one hit relief.

Roemon Fields– 2/5, R, 2B(9), K

Tim Locastro- 2/5, 2R, SB(16), CS

Franklin Barreto- 1/4, 2R, @B(12), RBI(33), K

Max Pentecost- 1/3, 2R, 2-RBI(5), BB, K

*Boomer Collins– 1/1

Ryan McBroom- 3/4, 2R, 2B(10), HR(6), 4-RBI(30)

*Seth Conner– 0/1, K

Chris Carlson-1/5, K

Alexis Maldonado– 1/4, RBI(10), 2K

Michael De La Cruz– 0/3, RBI(14)

Sean Hurley– 0/3, 2K

Chase Mallard (W, 2-0)- 5.1IP, 5H, 5K

Jose Fernandez– 0.2IP, K

Alberto Tirado- 2.0IP, H, 2BB, 2K

Andrew Case– 1.0IP

Bluefield (16-14)

Bluefield losses 5-4 in extra innings.

Richard Urena– 1/5, 2B, 3K

Rolando Segovia– 0/5, 3K

Josh Almonte– 1/4, R, 2K

Trent Miller– 1/3, BB

Rowdy Tellez– 1/4, R, HR, 2-RBI, 2K

Gabriel Cenas– 1/3, RBI, BB, K, SB, E

Kevin Garcia– 0/4, 2K, 2E

Aaron Attaway-1/1, R, B

*James Lynch-0/2

Jesus Gonzalez– 2/4, 2B, RBI, K

Daniel Lietz– 4.1IP, 6H, 3R, 8K

Alberto Guzman– 3.0IP, 2H, R, 2BB, 3K

Chase Wellbrock (L, 0-2)- 0.2IP, 2H, R, K

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