MiLB Recap – D-jays win 4th in a row! Boyd Debut
By Craig Borden
Buffalo Bisons vs Charlotte Knights (Loss 1-2)
Blue Jays prospect Matt Boyd makes his Triple-A debut and looked stellar. The big lefty pitched a solid 7 innings and only allowed 1 earned run. The earned run did come from a Trayce Thompson solo home run but that was the one blemish on a phenomenal first start for Boyd. The bullpen held down the fort and did not allow a run over the last 2 innings but the offense just could not figure things out. Former Jays prospect Kyle Drabek out dueled Boyd and was able to get the win. I will be looking forward to Boyd’s next start where he hopefully gets his first Triple-A win.
The Bisons offense just could not capitalize on opportunities against Drabek. They were able to get runners on but they went 1-8 with runners in scoring position. Luke Scott went 2-4 with the only RBI for the Herd. Ramon Santiago also went 2-4 but the rest of the offense was pretty flat. They were unable to cash in on any of the 7 hits that they collected.
Scott Copeland was recalled to the Blue Jays to fill in for Aaron Sanchez. Sanchez was placed on the DL
Line of the night
Matt Boyd 7 IP, 8 K’s, 6 hits, 1ER, 0 BB
Buffalo Bisons vs Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (Felix Doubront vs Anthony Vasquez)
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