Toronto Minor League Recap: Edwin Encarnacion starts for Dunedin


The Bisons were rained out, Matt Newman power the Fisher Cats past Akron, Dwight Smith Jr. supplies the D-Jays offence in a 2-1 loss, and Edwin Encarnacion goes 1 for 3 in a rehab start.

Buffalo Bisons (63-56)

Postponed due to rain

New Hampshire Fisher Cats (58-62)

NH beats Akron, 5-2. Recently signed Michael Lee, a minor league veteran, provided the Fisher Cats with a solid start.

Mike McDade hit his 7th Double-A home run of the year and Yusuf Carter and Matt Newman chipped in with RBI’s of their own. Matt Newman had a 3-hit game which saw him hit his 4th triple and drive in his 31st RBI.

Jon Berti– 2/5, K

Derrick Chung– 1/5

Melky Mesa-1/5, K

Andy Burns– 0/4, K

Mike McDade- 1/4, R, HR, RBI, K

Michael Crouse- 1/3, 2R, 2B, BB, 2K

Yusuf Carter-2/4, 2R, RBI, K, SB

Matt Newman- 3/4, 3B, RBI

Jorge Flores– 0/4, K

Michael Lee- 6.0IP, 5H, 2BB, 5K

Richard Bleier– 1.2IP, 2H, 2R, K

Dustin Antolin– 0.1IP

Gregory Infante (SV)- 1.0IP, H, K

Dunedin Blue Jays (69-49)

The D-Jays loss 2-1. They couldn’t string together enough hits and they played a sloppy defensive game with 2 errors….one of which resulted in an unearned run. Gustavo Pierre committed his 23 error.

Edwin Encarnacion went 1/3 in his rehab start…he DH’ed. Dwight Smith Jr. collects 2 hits, one being his 9th home run.

Edwin Encarnacion- 1/3

*L.B. Dantzler– 0/1

Christian Lopes– 0/3, BB

Nick Baligod– 1/4, 2B, K

Dwight Smith Jr.-2/3, R, HR, RBI, BB

Marcus Knecht– 1/4

Pierce Rankin-1/4, 2K, SB, E

Gustavo Pierre- 2/4, 2K, E

Shane Optiz- 1/4

Jorge Saez– 0/4, 2K

Chad Girodo (L)- 3.0IP, 2H, R, 2BB, 3K

Jonathon Wandling- 2.0IP, 4H, R, BB, 2K

Justin Jackson– 2.0IP, H, BB, K

Hunter Carnevale– 1.2IP, H, BB, 2K

Wil Browning– 0.1IP, K

Lansing Lugnuts (53-64)

The Lugnuts had their offence held to 2 runs on 5 hits in a 3-2 loss. Mitch Nay had his 10-game hit streak snapped as he took a 0 for 4, but Matt Dean extended his streak to 5 with two hits.

Brad Allen continues to just bad enough not to win. The bullpen was flawless as Matt Dermody and Scott Silverstein combined to pitch 4.0 innings of no-hit ball.

David Harris– 1/4, RBI, K

Derrick Loveless– 0/3, BB, K

Mitch Nay- 0/4, 2K

Matt Dean- 2/4, R, 2B, K

Dawel Lugo– 0/4

D.J. Davis– 0/3, RBI, 2K

Justin Atkinson– 0/3, K

Daniel Klein– 0/2

*Ian Parmley– 1/1

Chris Schaeffer– 1/2, R, 2B, K

Brad Allen (L)- 5.0IP, 6H, 3R, 2BB, 4K

Matt Dermody- 3.0IP, K

Scott Silverstein- 1.0IP, BB, K

Vancouver Canadians (32-22)

The C’s bumbled Tri-City 11-1. Jairo Labourt picked his 3rd win by pitching 5.2IP, striking out 8 and not allowing a run. The bottom third of the line up did the damage for the C’s with Gunnar Heidt collecting 3-RBI on a double and a single.

Roemon Fields– 0/3, R, BB, K

*Brenden Kalfus– 0/2, K

Tim Locastro- 1/3, 2R, 2-RBI, BB

Franklin Barreto– 0/4, 2K, E

*Christian Vazquez– 0/2

Ryan McBroom– 2/5, 2R, BB

Chris Carlson– 2/4, 3R, 2B, 2-RBI, 2BB

Gunnar Heidt- 2/3, 2R, 2B, 3-RBI, BB

Michael De La Cruz– 2/5, RBI, K

Boomer Collins-3/4, R, 2B, 2-RBI, BB

Ryan Metzler– 0/2, RBI, 2BB, K

Jairo Labourt (W)- 5.2IP, 3H, BB, 8K

Yeyfry Del Rosario– 1.1PI, BB, 3K

Jose Fernandez– 1.2IP, 4H, R, 2K

Brett Barber– 0.1IP, K

DSL Jays (27-33)

DSL loss 10-9

Rodrigo Orozco– 2/5, R, 2B, RBI, BB

Jesus Severino– 2/5, R, BB, 3E

Enmanuel Moreta– 2/5, R, 3B, 2-RBI, 2K

Ronniel Demorizi– 1/0/6, R, K

Bryan Lizardo– 2/5, 2R, 2B, BB

Javier Hernandez– 2/6, 2R, 3B, RBI, K

Francisco Rodriguez– 0/1, RBI

*Eddy Alcantara– 0/2, K

*Junior Vasquez– 0/1, SB

*Leudy Garcia– 0/1

Miguel Almonte– 0/4, RBI, 2K, CS

Edward Olivares-4/6, R, 3B, 2SB

Kelyn Jose– 3.0IP, 5H, 3R, BB, 2K

Luis Gomez– 2.0IP,4H, 2R, 2K

Wilmin Lara– 0.0IP, 2H, 4R, BB

Jairo Rosario– 2.0IP, H, K

Pedro Diaz– 3.0IP, 2BB, 5K

Jose Diaz (L)- 1.1IP, 3H, R, 2BB, 2K

GCL Jays (13-30)

Hey guess what…the GCL Jays loss again…3-2

Deiferson Barreto-3/5, R, 2B, K

Juan Kelly– 0/4, R, 2K

Edwin Fuestes-0/4, 2K

Juan Tejada– 0/4, K

Andres De Aza– 2/3, 2B, 2-RBI, BB, K

Freddy Rodriguez-1/4, K

Matt Morgan– 0/3, BB, 2K

Brett Wellman– 0/4, 2K

Yeltsin Gudino– 0/4, K

Hansel Rodriguez (L)- 2.0IP, 2H, 3R, 2BB, 2K

Angel Perdomo– 4.0IP, 3H,  BB, 3K

Francis Eduardo– 2.0IP, 2BB, K

Bluefield (22-27)

Bluefield drop both games of a doubleheader 3-2 and 5-2.

Game 1

Richard Urena– 0/2, BB, K

Austin Davis– 0/3, 3K

Josh Almonte– 2/3, R

Rowdy Tellez– 1/3, R, K

Trent Miller– 0/3

Gabriel Cenas– 2/3, RBI

Sean Hurley– 0/3, K

Angel Rojas– 0/3,

Kevin Garcia– 0/2, K

*James Lynch– 0/1, K

Evan Smith (L)- 5.0IP, 6H, 3R, BB, 3K, HR

Conor Fisk– 2.0IP, BB, 3K


Richard Urena- 2/4, R, 2K

Austin Davis- 1/4, R, 2K

Josh Almonte- 0/4, K

Rowdy Tellez- 1/3, RBI

Lydell Moseby– 1/3, 2B, K

Aaron Attaway– 0/2, BB, K

James Lynch-0/3, 3K

Rolando Segovia– 1/3, CS

Andres Sotillo– 1/3,

*Sean Hurley- 0/0, BB

Alberto Guzman (L)- 2.1IP, 5H, 4R,2 BB, 3K, HR

Carlos Ramirez– 3.0IP, H, BB

Conor Fisk- 2.0IP, 2H, R, 2K