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Blue Jays MiLB Report: Top prospect Conner Greene dominates

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Feb 25, 2016; Dunedin, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Conner Greene throws a pitch during spring training camp at the Bobby Mattic training center. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 25, 2016; Dunedin, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Conner Greene throws a pitch during spring training camp at the Bobby Mattic training center. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports /
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Toronto Blue Jays scores and analysis for minor league games played on Tuesday, June 21st

Buffalo Bisons (36-35)   –   6
Louisville Bats (38-34)   –   3

Hits were sparse for the Bisons, but a pair of home runs allowed them to translate six hits into six runs. Matt Dominguez launched a grand slam in the third to put Buffalo up 4-0 and David Adams hit a two-run shot in the fourth.

John Anderson pitched five innings, allowing three runs on seven hits while walking two and striking out a pair. Following Anderson, Ben Rowen, Aaron Loup, Bo Schultz, and Ryan Tepera (S, 10) all contributed one inning each of shutout relief.

New Hampshire FisherCats (31-39)   –   5

Erie SeaWolves (31-42)   –   4

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New Hampshire broke out for 14 hits, led by second-baseman Christian Lopes who went a perfect 4-for-4. Matt Dean was 3-for-4, driving in two runs, while both Jason Leblebijian (2-5, 2B, 2 R) and Dwight Smith Jr. (2-3, 2 BB, 2 R) collected a pair of hits in the top third of the lineup. Something to keep an eye on for updates: Rowdy Tellez exited the game in the fourth inning after going 1-for-2 with a double.

Right-hander Jeremy Gabryszwski allowed three runs on five hits over five innings pitched, walking three batters but managing just one strikeout. After one and two-thirds of scoreless relief from Brady Dragmire, Tim Mayza (0.1 IP) was hit with an unearned run on a hit and a walk.  Chris Smith picked up the save (2) with a dominant final two frames, recording all six of his outs via the strikeout.

Dunedin Blue Jays (32-36)   –   6
Brevard County Manatees (23-44)   –   0

Conner Greene was brilliant for the D-Jays, pitching seven shutout innings with seven strikeouts while allowing just three hits. Greene needed 91 pitched, and posted an excellent 8-to-1 GB:FB ratio. Franklin Morales and Brett Cecil (both in Dunedin on rehab assignments) pitched a scoreless inning of relief each.

Ryan McBroom powered the offence yet again, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles (17), two RBIs and a run scored. Jonathan Davis also had a strong day out of the leadoff spot, doubling in a 3-for-5 day. Catcher Jorge Saez went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, moving his average to .281. Centre-field prospect D.J. Davis saw his average slip to .215 with an 0-for-3 day, though he did walk and score.

Lansing Lugnuts (36-34)
ALL-STAR BREAK

No Lugnuts ball until Thursday, but five Lugnuts made an appearance for the East All-Star team winning 11-10:  Jon Harris, Angel Perdomo, Juan Kelly, Andrew Guillotte, and Dusty Isaacs.

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Vancouver Canadians (3-2)   –   6
Everett AquaSox (2-3)   –   5

Blue Jays 2016 draft pick Cavan Biggio manned the leadoff spot and went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI. Shortstop Yeltsin Gudino, batting second, was 1-for-2 with a pair of RBIs and a walk. Right-fielder DJ McKnight also continued his strong start to the season with a 1-for-3 day, walking and scoring once.

Dominican right-hander Luis Sanchez lasted four innings for the Canadians, allowing three earned runs on four hits with four strikeouts. Lefty Dan Lietz earned the win (1-0) with two innings of one-run relief before Evan Smith (1.1 IP, 1 ER) and Jackson Lowery (1.2 IP, 4 K) picked up his first save of the season. Staff ace Justin Maese is back on the mound for Wednesday night’s series finale.

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