Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Liam Hendriks continues to deal


Two extra inning games, lots of stolen bases, Liam Hendriks continues to deal with his 8th win, Taylor Cole losses despite striking out 9, and Michael De La Cruz comes through with a walk off single to make winners out of the C’s

Buffalo Bisons (53-53)

Bisons win 5-2 and are back to .500.  The Bisons got 4 runs in the 1st off a Adron Chambers RBI double, Kevin Pillar RBI groundout, a Ryan Schimpf RBI double, and a Brett Wallace RBI single. Darin Mastroianni did a great job of setting the table in the leadoff spot with two singles, two stolen bases, and 2 runs. Brett Wallace drove in his first RBI since being reaquired.

Liam Hendriks picked up his 8th win, as he put on a clinic with his control. Hendriks didn’t walk a batter, struck out 8 over 7.0IP, and throw 78 of his 105 pitches for strikes. Steve Delabar pitched the final frame and gave up a home run and struck out 2.

Darin Mastroianni- 2/4, 2R, 2-SB(16, 17)

Adron Chambers- 2/3, R, 2-2B(2), RBI(9), BB, K

Kevin Pillar- 1/4, 2-RBI(37)

Erik Kratz- 0/4, 4K

A.J. Jimenez- 1/3, R, BB, K

Ryan Schimpf- 2/4, R, 2B(5), RBI(15), K

Brett Wallace- 1/4, RBI

Andy LaRoche- 1/3, BB, K

Kevin Nolan- 0/4, K

Liam Hendriks (W, 8-1)-  7.0IP, 5H, R, 8K

Mike Zagurski- 1.0IP, K

Steve Delabar- 1.0IP, H, R, 2K, HR

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (50-57)

NH gets shut out 3-0. Andy Burns (read more on Burns) had a 2-hit night, but other than that the offence was quiet.

John Anderson pitched well but still got tagged with the loss. Anderson only needed 81 pitches to get through 6 innings and that’s with 7 strike outs.

Dalton Pompey- 1/3, BB

Jon Berti- 1/4, K

Matt Newman- 0/4

Mike McDade- 1/4, 2K

Andy Burns- 2/4

Cory Aldridge- 0/4, K

Sean Ochinko- 0/3

K.C. Hobson- 0/2, BB, K

Jorge Flores- 1/3, E(5)

John Anderson (L, 3-3)- 6.0IP, 6H, 3R, BB, 7K, HR

Blake McFarland- 1.0IP, K

Tyler Ybarra- 1.0IP, H

Dunedin Blue Jays (62-43)

Dunedin gets roughed up 6-1 by Charlotte Stone Crabs. Marcus Knecht drove in the D-Jays only run with his 4th 4-bagger of the year. Taylor Cole struck out 9 over 5.1 IP and was able to produce a 7-0 GO/AO ratio, despite allowing 2 walks and giving up 2 runs.

Nick Baligod – 0/4

Shane Optiz- 1/4, SB

Marcus Knecht- 1/3, R, HR(4), RBI(39), K

Kevin Patterson- 0/4, 3K, E(3)

Santiago Nessy- 0/3, BB

Peter Mooney- 1/4, K

Emilio Guerrero- 0/4, 3K

Gustavo Pierre- 2/4, K

Christian Lopes- 0/2, BB, K

Talyor Cole (L, 7-6)- 5.1IP,3H, 2R, 2BB, 9K

Justin Jackson- 1.2IP, 2H, 2R, K

Griffin Murphy- 2.0IP, 4H, 2R, 2K

Lansing Lugnuts (48-55)

The Lugnuts came out on the wrong end of a 14 inning marathon losing 3-2. The Lugnuts had 3 stolen bases on the game. David Harris provides a spark at the top of the order with 2 singles and two stolen bases. Matt Dean hit his 5 triple as he continues to showcase his extra base power….can’t wait to see him grow into his power.

Dawel Lugo hasn’t got a lot of press, but this kid has quietly had a very good year. He hit .224 in April, but hasn’t hit under .270 the rest of the way. He is hitting .317/.364/.512 with 2 HR and  8 RBI since July 14th.

David Harris- 2/6, R, 3K, 2-SB(2)

Derrick Loveless- 1/6, SB(10)

Mitch Nay- 1/6, 4K

Matt Dean- 2/6, 3B(5), RBI(44)

Dawel Lugo- 2/6, 2K

D.J. Davis- 1/6/R, K, SB(13)

Dickie Joe Thon- 1/5, RBI(37), 3K

Justin Atkinson- 0/4, BB, 2K

Mike Reeves- 1/5, 2K

Jeremy Gabryszwski- 5.0IP, 4H, R, 6K

Brady Dragmire- 3.0IP, H, BB

Scott Silverstein- 2.0IP, 3H, BB, 3K

Phil Kish- 3.0IP, 2H, BB, 3K

Jimmy Cordero (L, 3-2)- 0.2IP, H, R, BB, 2K

Vancouver C’s (26-16)

The C’s win 2-1 in 10 innings. The game was knocked up at zeros after 9 innings until Hillboro scored in the top of the 10th. The C’s were able to charge back with 2 of their own in the bottom inning thanks to a Max Pentecost single, a Seth Connor sacrifice bunt, a Christopher Carlson double to score Mad Max, and a walk off single to centre field off the bat of Michael De La Cruz.

Miguel lowered his ERA to 2.18 with six shutout inning and struck 8 along the way.

Roemon Fields- 2/5, 2K, SB(31)

Franklin Barreto- 0/3, 2BB, 2K

Max Pentecost- 2/5, R

Ryan McBroom- 0/3, BB, K

*Seth Conner- 0/0, SAC

Chris Carlson-2/4, R, 2B(4), RBI(17), BB

Boomer Collins- 1/5, 3K

Michael De La Cruz- 1/5, RBI(15), K

Ryan Metzler- 1/4, K

Christian Vazquez- 1/3, 2B(2), K

Miguel Castro- 6.0IP, 3H, 2BB, 8K

Jose Fernandez- 1.2IP, H, 2K

Joe Lovecchio- 1.1IP

Yeyfry Del Rosario (W, 2-0)- 1.0IP, 2H, R

GCL Blue Jays (11-20)

GCL Jays win a slugfest 9-8.

Lane Thomas- 1/3, 2BB, SB

Cliff Brantley- 1/4, 2R, BB, K

Gunnar Heidt- 3/4, 2R, 3B, BB, K

Juan Kelly- 1/5, RBI, K

Edwin Fuentes- 2/4, 2-RBI, 2K

Deiferson Berreto- 0/4

Yeltsin Gudino- 0/5

Andres Sotillo- 1/3, 3R, 2B

Angel Gomez- 4/4, 2R, 2-RBI, 2-SB

Grayson Huffman- 2.0IP, 2H, R, 3BB, K

Hansel Rodriguez- 1.0IP, 2H, R

Bobby Wheatley (W, 1-3)- 4.0IP, 8H, 5R, BB, 2K, 2HR

Sean Ratcliffe- 0.1IP, R, 3BB

Turner Lee (S)- 1.2IP, H, K

DSL Blue Jays (23-25)

The DSL Jays won 3-0 in 10 innings. All 3 runs came in the top of the 10th

Rodrigo Orozco- 3/4, R, 2B, BB, K

Edward Olivares- 0/4

*Leudy Garcia- 0/1, R

Enmanuel Moreta- 1/4, 3B, RBI, BB

Javier Hernandez- 0/5, SB

Bryan Lizardo- 1/4, BB, K, SB

Ronniel Demorizi- 0/5, 2K, E

Miguel Almonte- 0/3, BB

Francisco Rodriguez- 1/4, 2B

*Eddy Alcantara- 0/0

Manual Herazo- 1/4, R

Guillermo De La Cruz- 4.0IP, 2H, 2BB, 3K

Denis Diaz- 4.0IP, 3H, R, 2BB, 3K

Jairo Rosario (W, 1-1)- 1.0IP, 2K

Pedro Diaz- 1.0IP, K

Bluefield (17-19)

Bluefield Jays loss 6-2.

Richard Urena- 1/3, R

*Aaron Attaway- 0/1, K

Angel Rojas- 1/3, K

Josh Almonte- 1/4, R, 3B, RBI

Trent Miller- 0/4, 2K

Rowdy Tellez- 2/4, 2B

Gabriel Cenas- 0/3, BB

Dan Jansen- 1/3, R, HR, RBI, BB

James Lynch- 1/4, 2-K

Jesus Gonzalez- 0/2, BB

Jesus Tinoco (L, 1-4)- 4.2IP, 5H, BB, 3K

Carlos Ramirez- 2.1IP, H, R, 2BB, K, HR

Chase Wellbrock- 2.0IP, 3K

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