Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: Short edition


This one is going to be a quick one with no box scores. Sorry everyone… we go.

Buffalo Bisons (68-59)

The Bisons are killing it and making a strong run for a wildcard spot. Bisons win 5-0. Kevin Pillar didn’t stay hitless for long with a 3-3 game, his 37th double and 27 SB. Dan Johnson hit a HR in his first game back from the DL. George Kottaras had the big blast of the game with a home run and drove in 4 RBI. Scott Copeland is looking really good as a member of the Bisons starting 5. Copeland pitched 7 strong, allowing 4 hits, 3BB, 6K, and induced 8 groundballs on 99 pitches. Colt Hynes and Steve Delabar pitched the final 2 innings of shutout ball.


New Hampshire (60-66)

NH won 8-5. K.C. Hobson and Matt Newman supplied most of the offence for the Fisher Cats. Hobson went 3-4 with a double and drove in 2-RBI. Matt Newman had one hit but it was a big one with his 6th HR and drove in 4. Andy Burns (27), Kevin Nolan (21), Melky Mesa (6), and Hobson (^) all hit doubles.

Dunedin Blue Jays (73-51)

The D-Jays offence was shut down in a 5-1 loss to Brevard County. Catcher Jorge Saez had a 2-4 game with a double and Gustavo Pierre hit his 3rd triple of the year. Roberto Osuna continues to struggle against High-A batter with another short outing (0-2, 10.03ERA). Efrain Nieves, Griffin Murphy and Hunter Carnevale pitched 5.2 of 4-hit shutout ball.


Lansing Lugnuts (56-67)

The Lugnuts also lose 5-1. Not much going on with the offence only getting 4 hits. Jeremy Gabryszwski (6-4, 4.33ERA) battled in this one, but still took the loss. Gabryszwski induced 10 ground outs, but did allow one long ball.


Vancouver Canadians (36-25)

The C’s won 5-2. Tim Locastro and Franklin Barreto each had a pair of hits, with Franklin hitting his 20th and 21st doubles. Alexis Maldonado went 3-3 with a run and walk. Roemon Fields stole two bases and now has 40…want does this guy have to do for a promotion.  Daniel Lietz allowed 2 runs on 5 hits over 6 innings. He walked one and K’ed 6 while inducing 6 groundballs. Alberto Tirado pitched 2 innings of no-hit relief for the win.

GCL Blue Jays (15-33)

GCL Jays actually won one, 4-2.

DSL Blue Jays (29-37)

DSL Jays lose 7-3.

Bluefield (27-29)

Bluefield won 5-3.