Blue Jays MiLB Recap: Teoscar Hernandez Shines
By Nick Raponi
Jays Journal takes its daily look into the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system, today looking at the AAA-A levels. The teams played a combined four games on Sunday, going an upsetting 1-3. The affiliates are back in action on Monday, where they will look to improve on their play from Sunday.
AAA: Buffalo Bisons vs. Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers) – 10-4 win
After taking the first two games of their series with the Toledo Mud Hens, the Buffalo Bisons were looking for the series sweep with a win in game three. The Bisons came out hot from the get-go, putting up seven runs in the second inning and never looked back. The final score ended up being 10-4 in favour of the Buffalo, improving their season record to 54-67. The Bisons are off on Monday, but back in action on Tuesday when they begin a series with the Indianapolis Indians. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EST.
T.J. House – 7.2 IP, W, 3 H, 2 ER, 4 BB, 6 SO
Wil Browning – 1.1 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
Christian Lopes – 1-2, 2B, 3 BB, 2 R
Michael Saunders – 2-5, 2B, 2 RBI, R
Gregorio Petit – 1-5, 2B, RBI
Rowdy Tellez – 1-3, 2B, RBI, 2 BB, 2 R
Teoscar Hernandez – 2-5, HR, 2B, 5 RBI, R
Alex Monsalve – 1-5, 2B
Jason Leblebijian – 1-5, 2B, R
Jon Berti – 1-4, RBI, R
Roemon Fields – 2-4, 2 R
MVB: Teoscar Hernandez – 2-5, HR, 2B, 5 RBI, R
AA: New Hampshire Fisher Cats vs. Erie SeaWolves (Tigers) – 14-9 loss
After dropping the first two games of their series with the Erie SeaWolves, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats were looking to avoid the sweep by picking up a win in game three. New Hampshire got off to an early lead, scoring five runs in the first inning. However that did not hold up, as the Fisher Cats imploded, leading them to a 14-9 defeat. With the loss today, the Fisher Cats now have an abysmal season record of 47-72. The Fisher Cats will be off Monday, but will look to get back into the win column when they begin a series with the Hartford Yard Goats on Tuesday. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EST.
Conner Greene – 4.0 IP, L, 12 H, 10 ER, 5 BB, 5 SO
Francisco Rios – 1.0 IP, 2 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 0 SO
Shane Dawson – 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
Danny Young – 2.0 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO
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Jonathan Davis – 0-4, BB, R
Tim Lopes – 2-4, HR, RBI, BB, 3 R
Anthony Alford – 2-4, BB, R
Harold Ramirez – 1-5, 2 RBI, R
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. – 0-4
Emilio Guerrero – 0-2, RBI, BB
Gunnar Heidt – 1-4, 2B, RBI, R
Andres Sotillo – 2-4, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, R
Andrew Guillotte – 0-3, BB, R
MVFC: Andres Sotillo – 2-4, HR, 2B, 2 RBI, R
A+: Dunedin Blue Jays vs. Fort Myers Miracle (Twins) – 11-7 loss
After dropping the first three games of their series with the Fort Myers Miracle, the Dunedin Blue Jays were looking to avoid an ugly four game sweep with a win in the final game on Sunday. Unfortunately the Blue Jays took too long to get their offense going, and the pitching wasn’t so hot, leading them to a 11-7 loss. The team is back in action on Monday when they begin a series with the Palm Beach Cardinals. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. EST.
Tayler Saucedo – 5.0 IP, L, 8 H, 5 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO
Alonzo Gonzalez – 1.1 IP, 6 H, 6 R, 5 ER, 2 BB, 0 SO
Jackson McClelland – 1.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 SO
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Bo Bichette – 1-3
Cavan Biggio – 1-1, RBI, BB
Edward Olivares – 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. – 1-4, BB, R
Juan Kelly – 1-5, 2B, R
Connor Panas – 1-5, R
Michael De La Cruz – 2-5, RBI, R
D.J. Davis – 1-3, BB, R
Jake Thomas – 0-3, RBI, BB, R
J.C. Cardenas – 0-3, RBI, BB, R
MVDJ: Edward Olivares – 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, 2 BB
A: Lansing Lugnuts vs. Lake County Captains (Indians) – 7-0 loss
After losing the first three games of their series with the Lake County Captains, the Lansing Lugnuts were looking to salvage one game and avoid the sweep with a win on Sunday. The game was all Captains from the start, as the Lugnuts ended up losing by a score of 7-0. With the loss today, their season record sits at 57-58. The team is back in action on Monday when they begin a series with the Great Lakes Loons. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EST.
Osman Gutierrez – 6.0 IP, L, 8 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 9 S0
Andrew Deramo – 0.2 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 0 SO
Jared Carkuff – 2.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 3 SO
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Rodrigo Orozco – 0-3, BB
Yeltsin Gudino – 2-4, 2B
Nash Knight – 0-3
Mitch Nay – 0-4
J.B. Woodman – 1-3, BB
Mattingly Romanin – 0-3
Javier Hernandez – 3-4
Luis Silva – 0-4
Nick Sinay – 0-3
MVL: Javier Hernandez – 3-4
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That’s all for today’s MiLB recap. Check back in tomorrow when Jays Journal recaps Monday’s minor-league action.