Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Brett Lawrie begins rehad with Dunedin


Brett Lawrie and Cole Gillespie make rehab starts for Dunedin, the Fisher Cats take two out of two, GCL Jays drop two out of two, MAx Pentecost shows us his athleticism, and Ryan McBroom drives in 4 in the C’s loss.

Buffalo Bisons (58-54)

Bisons win 4-2. A 3-run 7th was all the Bisons needed to get past Indy. The inning included a 2-run single off the bat of Adron Chambers and a run scoring double off the bat Kevin Pillar. Ryan Schimpf hit his 8th home run and has 4 in his previous 10 games; unfortunately, Schimpf is still struggling to string enough hits together to raise his average above .200. Brad Mills did what Quad-A pitchers do.

Darin Mastroianni– 0/3, R, BB

Adron Chambers- 1/4, 2-RBI(11), 2K

Kevin Pillar- 1/4, 2B(31), RBI(46)

Brad Glenn– 1/4, K

A.J. Jimenez– 1/4

Brett Wallace– 1/4

Ryan Schimpf- 1/4, R, HR(8), RBI(18)

Jared Goedert- 1/4, R

Jonathan Diaz– 2/4, R, 2B(8)

Brad Mills- 6.2IP, 4H, 2R, 5K, HR

Ryan Tepera (W, 5-3)- 1.1IP, BB

Bobby Korecky (S, 17)- 1.0IP

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (54-59)

Fisher Cats swept a double-header 5-2 and 9-2.

Game 1

NH used a big 4-run 4th inning to seal the deal. The Fisher Cats stole 4 bases in the game with Jon Berti swiping his 34th and 35th. Scott Copleland went the distance (7.0IP) with 9 K’s and notched his 7th win to even his record at 7’s.

Jon Berti- 0/2, RBI(42), BB, K, 2-SB(34,35)

Derrick Chung– 1/3, RBI(8), K

Matt Newman– 0/3, K

Andy Burns– 1/3, R, SB(17)

Cory Aldridge-1/2, R, RBI(10), BB, E(2)

K.C. Hobson– 1/3, 2R, HR(5), RBI(12), K

Mike Crouse– 1/ 2, R, RBI(30, BB, SB(13)

Andy Fermin– 1/3, K

Jorge Flores– 0/2, BB, K

Scott Copeland (W, 7-7) 7.0IP, 6H, 2R, 3BB, 9K

Game 2

This one came a bit more easily.The Fisher Cats jumped out to an early 5-0 lead after 3 innings, they would go on to drive in another 4 in the 6th. Red hot Andy Burns drove in a pair of runs on 3 hits and is hitting .312 with 4 HR and 14 RBI in July…bet he is sad to see the month end. Veteran Minor Leaguer Austin Bibens-Dirkx turned in a 2-run 6 inning performance.

Jon Berti- 0/3, R, BB, 2K

Matt Newman- 0/4, K

Andy Burns- 3/4, 2R, 2B(22), 2-RBI(49), E(19)

Mike McDade-1/3, R, 2-RBI(31)

Jack Murphy– 2/3, R, RBI(13), K

Jusuf Carter- 1/3, R, 2K

Andy Fermin- 2/3, 2B(5), 2-RBI(13)

Mike Crouse- 1/3, 2R, E(4)

Jorge Flores- 2/3, R, 2B(5), 2-RBI(10)

Austin Bibens-Dirkx (W, 4-2)- 6.0IP, 4H, 2R, 2BB, 5K

Gregory Infante- 1.0IP, H, BB

Dunedin Blue Jays (64-46)

The D-Jays win 10-8. The D-Jays were able to hold off Palm Beach as they scored 4 in the top of the 9th to make things interesting. Brett Lawrie made his first rehab start and it was at second base. Cole Gillespie also made an appearance in a rehab start and drove in 2-runs. He had a single and two runs. Emilio Guerrero, Shane Opitz and Jorge Saez each had 3 hits for the D-Jays. Roberto Osuna struck out 6 and allowed 3 run in 3 innings in his first start as a D-Jay.

Brett Lawrie- 1/3, 2R, BB, 2K

*Christian Lopes– 0/1

Nick Baligod – 1/4, R, BB

Pierce Rankin- 0/5, 2K

Cole Gillespie- 1/5, 2B, 2-RBI(2), K

Peter Mooney– 1/3, R, BB, K

Emilio Guerrero- 3/4, 2R, 2-2B(18), 2-RBI(40)

Shane Opitz- 3/4, 2R, 2B, RBI(2)

Gustavo Pierre– 1/4, R, HR(6), 2-RBI(33), K

Jorge Saez- 3/4, R, HR, 3-RBI(7)

Roberto Osuna-3.1IP,4H, 3R, BB, 6K

Griffin Murphy (W, 2-0)- 1.2IP, 2H, R, 2BB, K, HR

Tony Davis– 3.0IP, 5IP, 3R, 2K, HR

Justin Jackson– 0.1IP, H, R, K

Arik Sikula (S, 25)- 0.2IP, K

Lansing Lugnuts (50-59)

The Lugnuts dropped this one 3-1. Mitch Nay supplied the Lugnuts only offence with his 3rd long ball of the year.

Derrick Loveless– 0/2, 2BB, K

Jason Leblebijian-0/3, 3K

Mitch Nay- 2/4, R, HR(3), RBI(54)

Matt Dean- 1/4, K

Dawel Lugo-0/4

D.J. Davis– 2/4, 2K

Dickie Joe Thon-0/4, 2K

Justin Atkinson-2/4, K

Daniel Klein– 0/4, 3K

Starlyn Suriel (L, 0-1)- 5.0IP, 4H, 3R, 3BB, 5K, HR

Alonzo Gonzalez– 3.0IP, H, BB, 5K

Vancouver C’s (29-20)

The C’s come out on the wrong end of a slugfest 11-10. Surprising there was only one HR in the game that saw a combined 34 hits and 3 errors. Max Pentecost had 4 hits, Ryan McBroom hit a 3-run HR and drove in 4-RBI in the game. Fields swiped his 34th bag.

Roemon Fields– 2/7, R, 3K, SB(34)

Max Pentecost- 4/6, 2R, 3B(3), SB(2)

Chris Carlson– 1/5, 2R, BB, K

Ryan McBroom- 3/6, R, 2B(16), HR(7), 4-RBI(40)

Tim Lacastro- 0/3, R, BB

*Boomer Collins– 0/1

Gunnar Heidt-3/6, 2R, 2B(3), 2-RBI(2), SB, E

Michael De La Cruz– 3/6, 2B(6), 2-RBI(19), K

Alexis Maldonado– 2/6, R, RBI(11), K

Christian Vazquez– 1/6

Zak Wasilewski- 5.1IP, 8H, 6R, BB, 2k

Kamakani Usui– 0.2IP, H

Micheal Kraft- 2.0IP, 2K

Joe Lovecchio- 1.0IP, 5H, 4R, BB

Yeyfry Del Rosario (L, 2-1)- 1.2IP, H, R, 2BB, K

Bluefield (19-23)

Bluefield loss 7-3.

Richard Urena– 2/4, R, K

Angel Rojas– 2/4, R, 2B, RBI

Josh Almonte– 1/3, RBI, K

Dan Jansen– 0/4, RBI

Sean Hurley-1/3, BB, K

Gabriel Cenas– 1/4, 2E

Jesus Gonzalez– 0/4, K

Lydell Moseby– 0/3, R, BB, K

Austin Davis– 0/3, 2K

Jesus Tinoco (L, 1-5)- 2.2IP, 9H, 7R, 2BB, K

Oscar Cabrera– 4.1IP, H, BB, 2K

Chase Wellbrock– 1.0IP, H

GCL Blue Jays (12-24)

GCL Blue Jays loss both games of the doubleheader 7-2 and 13-2.

Game 1

Lane Thomas– 0/2, R, 2BB, K, SB(7)

Freddy Rodriguez– 0/4, K

Juan Kelly– 1/2, R, BB

Juan Tejada– 0/1, 2BB

Edwin Fuentes-1/3, 2-RBI, K

Yeltsin Gudino– 1/3

Matt Morgan– 0/1, 2BB, K

Dean Bell– 0/3

Dave Pepe– 1/3

Grayson Huffman– 4.0IP, 2H, R, 2BB, 4K

Brandon Hinkle (L, 0-1)- 2.0IP, 5H, 6R, BB, 3K, 2HR

Game 2

Cliff Brantley– 1/3

Angel Gomez– 0/3

Juan Kelly- 0/2, BB

Edwin Fuentes-0/3

Andres De Aza– 0/2, R, BB

Deiferson Barreto– 2/3, R, 2B

Andres Sotillo– 1/3, RBI

Brett Wellman– 0/3, K

Trey Pascazi– 0/2

Bobby Wheatley (L, 1-4)- 0.2IP, 6H, 6R, 2BB

Turner Lee– 1.0IP, 5H, 4R, 2BB, K

Francisco Diaz– 3.1IP, 2H, 3BB, K

Joe Claver– 2.0IP, 5H, 3R

Brenny Paulino– 1.0IP, BB Anthony

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