August 10, 2021 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Forrest Wall

The Toronto Blue Jays had five of their minor league affiliates in action and the clubs went 3-2.

Buffalo Bisons 11, Rochester Red Wings (WAS) 0

The Buffalo Bisons (50-32) pitchers spun a two-hitter while the hitters crushed just about everything in an 11-0 win over the Rochester Red Wings.

Starting was Jacob Waguespack who allowed just a hit and a walk with three strikeouts over the first 3 2/3. Dany Jimenez emerged unscathed after 1 1/3 innings with two strikeouts and Kyle Johnston didn’t allow a hit or a walk in two innings. Fitz Stadler struck out two in the eighth and Travis Bergen nailed down the shutout in the ninth, giving up a hit and a walk with one strikeout.

Center fielder Forrest Wall had himself a game, setting the table and going 2/2 with a double, a triple, two walks, an RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Richard Urena was 2/5 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base and Otto Lopez was 2/4 with a triple, two RBI and two runs. Logan Warmoth was 3/4 with a home run, three RBI and two runs and Juan Graterol was 1/3 with an RBI and two runs. Tyler White was 1/4 with two RBI and Kevin Smith was 1/4 with a triple, a walk, an RBI and a run.

W: Dany Jimenez (2-3)
HR: Logan Warmoth (7)

Player of the Game: Logan Warmoth and Forrest Wall

Roster Notes: The Toronto Blue Jays recalled Trent Thornton from Buffalo and sent Josh Palacios to Dunedin to continue his rehab.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6, Harrisburg Senators (WAS) 5

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (39-42) got it done in the later innings, scoring three in the sixth and three in the ninth to beat the Harrisburg Senators 6-5.

Samad Taylor had a big game for the Fisher Cats, going 2/4 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and two runs, adding two stolen bases. Demi Orimoloye was 2/4 with two RBI and Kevin Vicuna was 1/4 with a double. Vinny Capra was 1/4 with a walk and a run and Chavez Young was 1/3 with a walk, an RBI and a stolen base. Chris Bec was 1/2 with two walks.

Casey Lawrence had a stellar outing, giving up just two hits and a walk over five innings, striking out three. Jon Harris allowed two runs on four hits with a walk and two strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings and Marcus Reyes got the win, despite blowing the save, allowing two runs on two hits (one HR) with a strikeout in 1 1/3 innings. Sean Rackoski earned the save, giving up a run on a hit with one strikeout in the ninth.

W: Marcus Reyes (2-0)
S: Sean Rackoski (3)
HR: Samad Taylor (14)

Player of the Game: Samad Taylor and Casey Lawrence

Vancouver Canadians 6, Everett AquaSox (SEA) 11

The Everett AquaSox proved once again that striking out a lot in no way means that a team is going to lose as Adam Kloffenstein of the Vancouver Canadians (37-48) struck out 11 AquaSox and the Cs still lost 11-6.

Kloffenstein struck out almost a dozen over five innings, but also allowed four runs on eight hits with one walk to take the loss. Hayden Juenger allowed two runs on a hit and a walk and struck out two in 1 2/3 innings and Justin Maese allowed both inherited runners to score and gave up four runs of his own on three hits (one HR) with two walks over 1/3 of an inning. Willy Gaston finished, allowing a run on a walk and a hit.

The Canadians had five doubles on the day and scored six. Will Robertson was 2/5 with a double and two runs while Sebastian Espino, returning from the injured ilst, was 2/4 with a double, an RBI and a run. Eric Rivera was 1/3 with a double, an RBI, a run and a stolen base and Zac Cook was 1/3 with a double, two RBI and was hit by a pitch. Spencer Horwitz was 1/4 with a walk and Orelvis Martinez was 1/5. Tanner Morris was 1/4 with a walk and a double, driving in a run and Luis De Los Santos was 1/5 with an RBI and a run.

L: Adam Kloffenstein (4-6)

Player of the Game: Will Robertson and Sebastian Espino

Roster Notes: Sebastian Espino was activated from the 7-day IL.

Dunedin Blue Jays, St. Lucie Mets

Postponted due to rain.

Roster Notes: Carl Edwards Jr. and Josh Palacios were sent to Dunedin for rehab assignments.

FCL Blue Jays 5, FCL Yankees 13

The FCL Blue Jays (14-12) took a bit of a beating, falling 13-5 to the FCL Yankees.

The Blue Jays got two hits apiece from Gabriel Martinez (2/4, R), Rainer Nunez (2/4, 2B, RBI, R) and Glenn Santiago (2/4, 2B, RBI, SB). Canadian draftee Damiano Palmegiani made his pro debut, going 0/2 with a run before Peniel Brito took over, going 1/2 with a run. Amell Brazoban was 1/3 with an RBI and catcher Juan Gonzalez was 0/2 but drove in a run with a sac fly.

Kendry Rojas started, allowing just one run on a hit and two walks with six strikeouts in three innings. Edgar Castro pitched a clean fourth and Rafael Ohashi allowed three runs on two hits and three walks with one strikeout in one inning. Wilgenis Alvarado allowed a run on a hit and a walk with one strikeout in one inning and Jeury Hiciano allowed two more runs on three hits (one HR) in one inning. Marc Civit got into trouble, allowing six runs (five earned) on two hits and four walks without getting an out and Elieser Medrano struck out one and allowed two inherited runners to score in two innings but wasn’t charged with any runs of his own.

L: Rafael Ohashi (0-1)

Player of the Game: Glenn Santiago

DSL Blue Jays 6, DSL D-backs1 3

The DSL Blue Jays (12-7) scored in the sixth inning to take increase their lead and they’d hold on to beat the DSL D-backs1 6-3.

Catcher Jonathan Peguero led the offense, going 2/2 with a home run, a stolen base and four RBI while Endri Garcia was 2/3 with a double and two runs. Manuel Beltre was 2/4 with a double, an RBI and a run and Robert Robertis was 1/4. Francisco Fajardo was 1/4 with a run.

Starter Eliander Alcalde went four innings, striking out six (but walking four) and giving up a run on four hits. Nathanael Perez allowed an unearned run on a walk with a strikeout in two innings and Jean Lopez allowed a run on a hit in the seventh to finish it.

W: Nathanael Perez (1-0)
HR: Jonathan Peguero (2)

Player of the Game: Jonathan Peguero

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