Blue Jays MiLB recap: D-Jays the lone Tuesday winners

Mar 12, 2017; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ryan Borucki (72) throws a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays during spring training at Charlotte Sports Park. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 12, 2017; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Ryan Borucki (72) throws a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays during spring training at Charlotte Sports Park. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports /
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Your Toronto Blue Jays MiLB recap for Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017.

Buffalo Bisons- Rainout

The Bisons game was cancelled once again due to rain on Tuesday night, and they’ll look to get back on the diamond against the Rochester Red Wings on Wednesday. There is a double header scheduled, weather permitting.

In the first game, the Bisons will send Jarrett Grube to the mound against David Hurlbut at 4:15 EST, and the second game will feature Casey Lawrence squaring off against Nik Turley. The start time for Game 2 has not yet been announced.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats- 7-2 loss to Redding

The Fisher Cats didn’t fare so well on Tuesday night, dropping their game with the Redding Fighting’ Phils by a score of 7-2.

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The cats were held hitless until the seventh inning on the strength of a strong start from Redding’s Tom Eshelman, who threw 7 innings of 1 hit ball, allowing just a single run. Jon Harris took the loss for the Cats, as he allowed 6 earned runs in 5.2 innings.

There wasn’t much to celebrate at the plate for the Cats, as Richard Urena’s RBI groundout in the 7th inning may have announced for the offensive highlight for New Hampshire.

The two teams will square off on Wednesday once again with Shane Dawson going for the Fisher Cats against Drew Anderson for the Phils, with the first pitch at 11:35 EST.

Dunedin Blue Jays- 5-4 Win against the Tampa Yankees

Ryan Borucki had a solid outing on Wednesday as the D-Jays bested the Tampa Yankees by a score of 5-4. Borucki started the game with 7 consecutive strikeouts, quickly putting to rest any questions about his health, having just come off the disabled list. He finished with 8 strikeouts and no hits allowed through 3.2 innings, working with a pitch count in his return to the mound.

Andrew Case picked up the win after initially blowing a save, but the D-Jays managed to come back and win the game in the 9th. Max Pentecost, who has been having a great year with the stick, had a walk-off hit in the 9th inning to secure the victory.

The D-Jays face off against the Yankees again on Wednesday with Conor Fisk set to square off against Ian Clarkin at 6:05 EST.

Lansing Lugnuts- 8-6 Loss to the Peoria Chiefs

Andrew Knizner and Bryce Denton had the biggest blows for the Chiefs, hammering a RBI double and two run homer respectively in the 6th inning rally. The Lugnuts weren’t able to match the offensive output on the evening, despite another 3 run blast from super prospect, Bo Bichette.

On an evening that both clubs had to battle the rain, the Chiefs added 3 runs in the top of 9th inning, giving them the cushion they needed to withstand a late rally from the Lugnuts.

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Andy Ravel will get the start for the Lugnuts on Wednesday against Ronnie Williams for the Chiefs in a game starting at 10:35 EST.

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