Toronto Blue Jays Minor Recap:Chase De Jong finally wins


Sean Nolin turns in a good outing for the Bisons, Taylor Cole pitches well in NH loss, Christian Lopes continues to impress with the bat in Dunedin, and Chase De Jong finally get a win.

Buffalo Bisons (63-56)

Bisons win 4-3. Sean Nolin won his 4th game in his 13th start of 2014. Nolin has struck out 8 and walked 2 over his last 11.0IP, while maintaining a 2.45ERA. Andy LaRoche supplied the offence with a double to right field to score Kevin Pillar, Cole Gillespie, and Brad Glenn. The win puts the Bisons only 3.5 GB of Syracuse for the division lead.

Darin Mastroianni– 0/4, K

Ryan Schimpf– 0/3, R

Kevin Pillar- 1/4, R, 2K

Brett Wallace– 0/4, 3K

Cole Gillespie- 2/4, R

Brad Glenn- 0/2, R, RBI, BB, K

Andy LaRoche- 1/4, 2B, 3-RBI

Sean Ochinko– 0/3

Kevin Nolan– 0/3, K, E

Sean Nolin (W)- 6.0IP, 8H, 3R, BB, 6K

Rob Rasmussen– 2.0IP, H, BB, K

Bobby Korecky (SV)- 1.0IP, 2BB, K

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (57-62)

NH loses to Akron, 3-1. NH was held to 3 hits, two coming from Jorge Flores. Andy Burns saw his hit streak halted at 9-games

Taylor Cole turned in a decent outing striking out 6 over 7 innings, throwing 57 of his 90 pitches for strikes, but he still walked away with his 2nd Double-A ball loss (0-2, 7.30)

Jon Berti– 0/4

Matt Newman– 0/3, BB, K

Andy Burns- 0/4, K

Cory Aldridge– 1/3, R, HR, RBI, K

Mike McDade– 0/3

Derrick Chung– 0/3, K

K.C. Hobson– 0/3, K

Michael Crouse- 0/3, K

Jorge Flores- 2/3, 2B

Taylor Cole (L)- 7.0IP, 4H, 3R, 3BB, 6K

Scott Gracey– 1.0IP, K

Dunedin Blue Jays (69-48)

The D-Jays win 6-4. Dwight Smith Jr. only had one hit but it was an important one, as it got the D-Jays off to the races in the first inning. Smith came up with runners on first and second with nobody out and proceeded to drive in both runners with his 8th triple of the year.

Christian Lopes- 3/5, 2R, 2B, RBI, BB

Nick Baligod– 2/4, R, BB, CS

Dwight Smith Jr.- 1/4, 2R, 3B, 2-RBI, BB

Pierce Rankin– 2/5, 2B, RBI, 3K

Marcus Knecht– 1/3, 2BB

L.B. Dantzler– 0/4, BB, K

Peter Mooney– 0/3, 2BB, K, E

Gustavo Pierre– 2/4, 2B, BB, E

Jorge Saez– 3/4, R, 3B, BB

Ben White (W)- 6.0IP, 6H, R, 2BB, 8K, HR

Jonathon Wandling- 0.2IP, 5H, 3R

Hunter Carnevale– 0.1IP, BB

Tony Davis– 1.0IP

Arik Sikula (SV)- 1.0IP, H, 2K

Lansing Lugnuts (53-63)

Stop the presses. Stop the presses. After 21 starts, Chase De Jong has finally won his first game of the year.

The Lugnuts scored 4 in the first , 2 in the third and one in the 5th and were able to fend off a West Michigan comeback and take the game 7-5. Matt Dean and Mitch Nay did what middle of the order hitters are suppose to do and drove in some key runs. Dean  hit his 9th home run and single, as he collected 4RBI and now has 51 on the year. Nay has been on torrid pace over the pace six games, hitting .458/.480/.667 with 5 doubles and 3RBI. Nay collected 3 hits, 2RBI and extended his hit streak to 10.

Ian Parmley– 1/4, R, BB

Derrick Loveless– 2/4, 2R

Mitch Nay- 3/4, 3R, 2B, 2-RBI, K

Matt Dean- 2/4, R, HR, 4-RBI

Dawel Lugo– 0/4

D.J. Davis– 2/4, RBI

David Harris– 0/3

Jason Lableijian- 0/2, 2BB, K

Mike Reeves– 0/3, BB, 2K

Chase De Jong (W)- 5.0IP, 6H, 3R, 3BB, 2K

Jimmy Cordero– 1.2IP, 2H, 2R, BB, 3K

Scott Silverstein– 0.1IP, K

Brady Dragmire– 1.0IP, K

Phil Kish (SV)- 1.0IP, 2K

Vancouver Canadians (31-22)

Chase Mallard struck out 6 over 4.0IP but he walked 3 and gave up 3 runs in a 6-2 loss to the Tri-City Dust Devils. Alberto Tirado pitched 2.0IP of no-hit 3K relief but issued 4 free passes and one run….not good.

The C’s couldn’t muster anything on offence. They were limited to 5 hits  and went 1-11 with RISP. They collect 2 stolen bases from Franklin Barreto and Boomer Collins

Roemon Fields– 0/4, BB, K

Tim Locastro- 1/5, K

Franklin Barreto- 1/3, R, SB

Ryan McBroom– 1/4

Chris Carlson– 0/2, RBI, BB

Gunnar Heidt– 1/4, K

Boomer Collins-0/2, R, 2BB, K, SB

Michael De La Cruz– 0/4

Alexis Maldonado– 1/4, RBI, K

Chase Mallard (L)- 4.0IP, 3H, 3R, 3BB, 6K

Mark Biggs– 1.0PI, H, BB, K

Alberto Tirado- 2.0IP, R, 4BB, 3K

Justin Shafer– 1.0IP, 3H, 2R, K

DSL Jays (27-32)

DSL won 10-1.

Rodrigo Orozco– 0/1, RBI, 4BB, CS

Jesus Severino– 1/4, R, 4-RBI, K, E

Enmanuel Moreta– 0/3, R, 2BB

Ronniel Demorizi– 1/4, 2B, RBI, BB, K

Javier Hernandez– 0/3, 2K

*Luis Dominguez– 1/1, BB

Bryan Lizardo– 2/4, 3R, 2B, 3B, BB, K, 2-E

Francisco Rodriguez– 2/4, RBI, BB, K, CS

Miguel Almonte– 0/2, 3R, BB, K, SB

Edward Olivares– 2/2, 2R, BB

Luis Sanchez (W)- 5.0IP, 5H, R, BB, 5K

Denis Diaz– 2.0IP, 3BB, 2K

Jeffry Martinez– 2.0IP, BB, 2K

GCL Jays (13-29)

GCL Jays are shutout 7-0.

Lane Thomas– 0/3, BB, K

Angel Gomez– 1/3, 3B, K

*Brett Wellman– 0/1, K

Juan Kelly– 0/3, BB

Juan Tejada– 0/4, 2K

Deiferson Barreto– 1/3, 2B

Andres Sotillo– 0/3, K

Nathan DeSouza– 0/2, K

*Andres De Aza– 0/1, K

Matt Morgan– 0/3, 2K

Andrew Florides– 0/2

*Dean Bell– 0/1

Jacob Brentz- 4.0IP, 2H, BB, 5K

J.T. Autrey (L)- 2.0IP, 6H, 3R, BB, K

Joe Claver– 2.2IP, 5H, 4R, 2BB, 3K

Turner Lee– 0.1IP