Feb 19, 2014; Dunedin, FL, USA; The Toronto Blue Jays logo at the Bobby Mattick Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports
The D-Jays have lost 3 of their last 4 meeting against the Flying Tigers. Jeremy Gabryszwski allowed 6 runs on 8 hits over 5.2IP, and left trailing 4-3. Brady Dragmire allowed one run in 1.1IP and Griffin Murphy took the loss after allowing 2 runs in one inning of relief. Lendy Castillo pitched a clean 9th, striking out 3.
Super prospect Anthony Alford continues to roll, hitting .317 in his past 10 games, with 2 hits, 2 runs, a triple (5th), 2 RBI (16), 2 walks and his 13th stolen base out of the leadoff spot. L.B. Dantzler, Andy Fermin, Christian Lopes each had two hits, with Lopes driving in 3 runs with his 2nd home run. Ian Parmley and Dantzler each collect RBI’s. Matt Dean was 1-for-4 with 2 errors.
Next: Conor Fisk 0-2, 7.53 ERA
West Michigan 7
The Lugnuts have dropped their past 4 games and are 2-8 in the past 10. West Michigan out hit them 15-9. Josh Almonte (3/4) hit his 12th double, drove in his 17th RBI and scored 2 runs. Danny Jansen (2/4) and David Harris (2/4) each collected 2 hits. RBI’s came from leadoff man Chris Carlson (0/5), Harris, D.J. Davis (1/4, SB), Almonte, and Alex Maldonado (0/1, 2BB).
Chase Millard (6-6, 5.24 ERA) was knocked around for 6 runs on 11 hits over 5 innings. Mark Biggs pitched the final 3 innings, allowing one run on 4 hits while walking 2 and striking out 2. Mallard (6:3) and Biggs (3:1) did a good job of keeping the ball in the park with solid GO:AO.
Next: Starlyn Suriel 8-7, 3.93 ERA
Evan Smith struck out 2 and walked one, allowing one unearned run on 3 hits over 3 innings in his first game since August 15th. The tall LHP induced 4 groundball outs compared to one fly ball out. Ryan Cook allowed 2 runs over his 3 innings of relief and Brandon Hinkle (5-1, 1.21 ERA) took the loss with 2 runs over his 3.0 innings of relief.
Justin Atkinson (2/4), Connor Panas (2/4) and Rolando Segovia (2/3) each had mutli-hit games. Segovia hit his 3rd double and first triple, while driving in 2 runs. Sean Hurley and Panas hit doubles. With his 2 hits, Panas is hoping to finish the year strong by hitting .316 in his past 10 games and .242 overall.
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Despite both team collecting 8 hits a piece, the Bluefield Blue Jays were doubled 6-3, falling to 23-39. Juliandry Higuera was strong in his 6 innings, allowing 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 8 and walking 2. Christian Cox struggled, allowing 2 run, 2 walks while only registering one out. Alberto Guzman pitched the final 1.2 innings, allowing 2 runs of his own.