Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: July 29th 2015


The Toronto Blue Jays minor league system went .500 yesterday. The Bisons faced Stephen Stasburg, John Anderson had a bounce back performance, D-Jays got goose egged, Lansing was dropped in 10, and a promising LHP in Bluefield continues to make strides.

Buffalo 8

Syracuse 5

Scott Copeland (8-3, 2.13 ERA) got the win after allowing 3 runs (1 ER) on 6 hits, a home run and induced 12 ground balls. New Bison Phillippe Aumont pitched one inning and gave up a home run and 2 runs while striking out 2. Rob Rasmussen and Joba Chamberlain (SV) shut out the Chiefs in the 8th and 9th.

The IL’s MVP candidate Matt Hague (4/5) drove in 3 runs and hit his 28th double and is hitting .353. Dalton Pompey (2R and a double) and Jonathan Diaz both had 2 hits, but Diaz also had 2 RBI and Pompey drove in one. Andy Burns (2E), playing 1st base, drove in the clubs other run.  

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New Hampshire 6

Harrisburg 1

A strong pitching performance by John Anderson (6-5, 4.54 ERA) pushed the Fisher Cats to 53-48. Anderson walked 4 and struck out 3, but only allowed one run (0 ER) on 6 hits. Dustin Antolin and Blake McFarland finished the game with a clean 8th and 9th.

Roemon Fields (.349 BA) hit his first Double-A home run, while also registering a double and a single, coming a triple shy of the cycle. Matt Newman and Jorge Flores collected 2 RBI each. Ryan Schimpf was the only Fisher Cats not to register a hit. Shane Opitz (3) and Matt Newman (6) collected stolen bases. 

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Up Next: Austin Bibens-Dirkx (3-5, 5.14 ERA)

Dunedin 0

Charlotte 2

Jeremy Gabryszwski (7-6, 3.53 ERA) was outstanding in taking the loss. He struck out 4 and didn’t walk anyone. He allowed one run on 7 hits over 6IP. Brad Allen pitched the final two innings, allowing one run and only gave up one run.

The D-Jays manged 4 hits, so it comes as no surprise they were shut out. L.B. Dantzler had a single and a double. Rowdy Tellez and Andy Fermin were the only other D-Jays to register hits.

Up Next: Jairo Labourt (2-7, 4.59 ERA)

Lansing 6

Lake County 7

Chase Millard was knocked out in the 4th as he fell victim to the long ball, surviving up a pair. The Captains got to Millard for 2 in the 3th and 4 more in the 4th. Dusty Isaacs struck out 6 allowed one hit in 3 shut out innings. Mark Biggs took the loss after allowing an unearned run in the 10th.

Hitting cleanup, D.J. Davis (.288 BA) registered 3 hits and hit his 5th home run. Boomer Collins and Austin Davis had multi-hit games, but Austin also drove in RBI. Dawel Lugo and Christian Vazquez both had doubles as the Lugnuts fell to 59-44.

Up Next: Shane Dawson (12-4, 2.85 ERA)

Vancouver 5

Boise 4

The C’s went to free baseball as the pulled out a 12 inning victory. They were led by Justin Atkinson’s 3 hits and Sean Hurley’s 3 RBI. The C’s collected as many strike outs (9) as hits. This game could have been over much sooner if they could have done better than 3 for 16 with RISP.

Jon Wandling didn’t give his team the best start. In 4.1 innings, he gave up 9 hits and 3 earned runs. Se struck out 4 and walked 1. The bullpen came in and settled things down quite well as they combined for just one run in just 7.2 innings while striking out 9.

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  • DSL Blue Jays 4

    DSL Reds 8

    Jairo Rosario took the loss, but Guillermo De La Cruz and Jose Agrinzones didn’t help as each pitcher allowed at least 2 runs each. Jonathan Torres pitched 2 2/3, allowing an unearned run, 3 walks and a 4 strike outs. Wilton Mueses struck out 2 and walked one in his inning.

    Sterling Guzman, Noberto Obeso, Yorman Rodriguez and Manuel Herazo collected 2 hits each. RBI’s came off the bats of Jesus Navarro, Guzman and Antony Fuentes. The DSL Jays committed 5 errors.

    GCL Blue Jays 3

    GCL Braves 2

    Justin Maese pitched 5 inning allowing 2 runs and striking out 2 for his first win.

    Levi Scott, Owen Spiwak, and Bryan Lizardo drove in the clubs runs, as they could only muster 4 hits in the win.

    Bluefield 7

    Princeton 3

    LHP Angel Perdomo struck out 5 and allowed one run over 5 and 2/3 innings for his 4th win. Grayson Huffman allowed 2 runs in 1.1 innings and Matthew Smoral (4K) pitched 2 innings of one hit shut out relief.

    Leadoff man Rodrigo Orozco drove in 2 RBI and was 3-for-5 with a double. Andres Sotillo was 1-for-3 with 2 RBI and of course a walk. Juan Tejada (3/5), Christian Williams (2/3, 3R), Aaron Attaway (2/5, 2B), and Deiferson Barreto (2/3, RBI) all had multi-hit games.

    Up Next: Juliandry Higuera (4-0 1.14 ERA)

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