Blue Jays MiLB Report: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homers
Toronto Blue Jays scores and analysis for minor league games played on Tuesday, August 9th
Buffalo Bisons (58-59) – 9
Indianapolis Indians (58-60) – 3
Jesus Montero had a great day at the plate, going 4-for-5 with a double, RBI, and a run scored. A.J. Jimenez and Andy Burns both homered while Junior Lake went 2-for-3 with two walks and three RBI. Dalton Pompey singled twice and stole his 15th base of the season.
Scott Copeland continued to prove his value to the organization, allowing just one run on three hits over six innings while striking out six. Aaron Loup (1.0 IP, 2 H, ER), Bo Schultz (1.0 IP, 3 H, ER), and Chad Girodo (1.0 IP) handled the final three frame.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats (53-61) – 6
Bowie Baysox (49-66) – 2
Rowdy Tellez doubled, going 2-for-3 with an RBI and two walks to bring his average to .303. Richard Urena had a double of his own, driving in one, while leadoff man Christian Lopes went 3-for-5 with an RBI and run scored. Catcher Reese McGuire was 2-for-5.
Shane Dawson struggled with control, walking six in just four innings, but did well to keep the damage to two runs. Brady Dragmore earned the win with two scoreless innings of relief ahead of Colton Turner (0.2 IP, H, K), Wil Browning (1.1 IP, 3 K), and Murphy Smith (1.0 IP, K).
Dunedin Blue Jays (61-52)
Postponed – RAIN
Lansing Lugnuts (59-56) – 4
Fort Wayne TinCaps (54-61) – 3
The Lugnuts walked it off in the bottom of the 13th with a Carl Wise single to score Juan Kelly. Wise had a big day, going 4-for-6. Andrew Guillotte was 2-for-7 with a run scored, an RBI, and his 17th stolen base of the season.
Angel Perdomo had a very strong start, throwing six shutout innings and striking out five. Tom Robson (1.2 IP, ER), Daniel Young (0.1 IP, K), Andrew Case (BS, 1.0 IP, ER), Jackson Lowery (3.0 IP, 3 K), and Tayler Saucedo (W, 1.0 IP, K) carried the heavy relief demands.
Vancouver Canadians (20-30) – 0
Everett AquaSox (26-24) – 1
Cavan Biggio and Andres Sotillo both had multi-hit games, but the Canadians were ultimately held scoreless. Patrick Murphy pitched seven innings of one-run ball, allowing just three hits and striking out four. Zach Jackson struck out two batters in one and two-thirds before Griffin Glaude recorded the final out.
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Bluefield Blue Jays (25-21) – 9
Princeton Rays (23-21) – 1
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his fifth home run of the season, a two-run shot in the fifth inning. Javier Monzon was the star of the game, though, homering twice in a 3-for-4 day and driving in six runs. Osman Gutierrez pitched six innings and allowed just one unearned run while striking out seven. Connor Eller followed up with three scoreless innings for his fifth save of the season