Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Recap: August 26th, 2015

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The Toronto Blue Jays minor league system broke even on games played on August 26th, 2015. Bisons Scott Copeland continues his impressive system with his 11th win, Tom Robson continues to fight his way back from Tommy John, Yennsy Diaz picked up his first win, and Ryan Schimpf hit another bomb.

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Buffalo 4

Lehigh Valley 2

The Herd improved to .500 (66-66) with a come from behind win. Down 2-0 going into the 5th, they scored 1 in that inning, 2 in the 7th to take the lead, and sealed the victory with an insurance run in the 9th. Copeland got the win (11-4, 2.46 ERA) by striking out 1, walking 2, allowing 2 runs on 7 hits over 6 innings. Scott allowed 3 doubles and 2 runs in the 2nd innings. Ryan Tepera and Steve Delabar (SV 1) finished the game with 3 shutout innings. Delabar struck out 4 over his 2 innings.

Ty Kelly was the only Bison to collect 2 hits. Chris Heisey (1/2, 2R) and Jon Berti (1/4, 2 RBI) hit home runs for the Herd. Matt Hague (1/4) hit his 32nd double. Dalton Pompey was 1/4 with a walk.

Berti’s bomb

Todd Redmond (2-5, 4.33 ERA)

New Hampshire 3

Portland 7

The Fisher Cats were out hit 12-4 and fell to below .500 (63-64). Jorge Flores (1/5), Melky Mesa (1/4), Ryan Schimpf (1/3), and Derrick Chung (1/4) collected NH’s hits. Schimpf hit a 2-run homer, his 20th with the NH and 22nd of 2015.

Scott Barnes took his 6th loss, allowing 5 runs over 3 innings. Dustin Antolin allowed 2 run in his 2 innings. Cory Burns and Chad Girodo allowed one hit and no runs over the final 3 innings.

Next: Austin Bibens-Dirkx (5-7 4.37 ERA)

Lansing 2

Fort Wayne 3

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  • The Lugnuts fell to 26-31 in the second half and 68-59 overall, and in the process were swept by the TinCaps. Tom Robson was handed his 2nd loss and is still looking for his first win, despite taking the loss Robson looked good. After giving up 2 runs in the first and solo home run in the 2nd, Robson pitched 2 shut out innings and didn’t allow a hit. Colton Turner and Phil Kish combined to pitch 4 shutout innings of relief.

    David Harris (2/4, R, 2B, SB), Michael De La Cruz (2/4, 2B), and Austin Davis (2/4, RBI) each had multi-hit games for the Lugnuts. Ryan McBroom (1/3) chipped in with his 83rd RBI. D.J. Davis went 0/4.

    Next: Chase Mallard (6-5, 5.07 ERA)