MiLB Recap – Hoffman Debut, Nolan bomb
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Dunedin Blue Jays vs Tampa Yankees (Win 6-5)
A night full of expectations in Dunedin ended in a win. Jeff Hoffman made his professional debut Wednesday now that he has recovered from Tommy John surgery. Hoffman got off to a good start with a shut out first inning but then derailed in the second. Hoffman allowed 4 runs in the second and that included a 2 run homer to Kyle Higashoika. Hoffman stayed on the mound for another 3 innings and did not allow another run after the 4 run 2nd inning. Jeremy Gabryszwski kept the D-Jays in the game by pitching a solid 4 innings in relief. He allowed only a home run to Abiatal Avelino and struck out 7. Offensively the D-Jays scattered 12 hits to score 6 runs. Dawel Lugo provided the pop in the 9th inning to walk off the Yankees.
Line of the night
Jeremy Gabryszwski 4 IP, 7 K’s, 2 hits allowed, 1 ER, 0 BB
Matt Dean 2-4 with a double, 1 Run, 1 RBI
Dunedin Blue Jays vs St. Lucie Mets (Murphy Smith vs Dillon Gee)