In seven games on the schedule, the Toronto Blue Jays’ minor league affiliates went 5-2.
Buffalo Bisons 6, Rochester Red Wings (WAS) 3
The Buffalo Bisons (53-32) were securely in control, beating the Rochester Red Wings 6-3.
Forrest Wall had another strong game, going 2/2 with a double, a walk, an RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Otto Lopez was 2/4 with two RBI and a stolen base while Richard Urena was 2/4 with a double and an RBI. Cullen Large was 1/4 with a run and a stolen base while Kellin Deglan was 1/4 with an RBI and a run. Nash Knight was 1/4 with a run and a stolen base.
Lefty Zach Logue had another fine start, tossing six scoreless innings, allowing just five hits and striking out five without walking anyone. Marcus Reyes allowed three runs on three hits (two home runs) in his Triple-A debut while Kyle Johnston pitched a clean eighth and Fitz Stadler a clean ninth to earn the save, striking out one.
W: Zach Logue (5-2)
S: Fitz Stadler (1)
Player of the Game: Zach Logue
Roster Notes: Josh Palacios was reinstated from the IL.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats 7, Harrisburg Senators (WAS) 0
The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (41-43) put up a dominant performance, scoring seven runs in the first four innings and keeping the Harrisburg Senators off the board the rest of the way for a 7-0 shutout.
Starter Maximo Castillo went six scoreless, allowing just five hits and one walk with five strikeouts before Johnny Barbato took over, striking out five in just two innings. Emerson Jimenez finished it off, allowing a hit in the ninth.
Canadian Tanner Kirwer had a big game, going 2/4 with a home run, a walk, three RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Vinny Capra was also 2/4 with a home run and a walk, driving in three and scoring once. Chavez Young was 1/5 while Demi Orimoloye was 1/5 with a run and Ryan Gold was 1/4 with a run. Nick Podkul was 1/2 with two walks, an RBI, a run and a stolen base.
W: Maximo Castillo (9-3)
HR: Vinny Capra (8), Tanner Kirwer (3)
Player of the Game: Maximo Castillo, Vinny Capra and Tanner Kirwer
Vancouver Canadians 7, Everett AquaSox (SEA) 9
The Vancouver Canadians (39-49) had another high-scoring game, coming out on the wrong side of a 9-7 battle with the Everett AquaSox.
Spencer Horwitz had a pair of hits (including a double) as well as a pair of walks and drove in three runs. Luis De Los Santos was 2/5 with a double, an RBI and two runs while Sebastian Espino was 2/4 with a tirple, an RBI and a run. Andres Guerra was 1/4 with a double and an RBI and Eric Rivera was 1/3 wit a walk and a run. Will Robertson was 1/5 with a double, an RBI and a run and Tanner Morris was 1/4 with a walk and a run, as was Rafael Lantigua who added a stolen base.
Paxton Schultz gave up four runs on five hits (one HR) with two walks and eight strikeouts in four innings before Willy Gaston took over and kept Everett off the board, allowing just a hit and a walk with a strikeout in two innings. Justin Maese took the loss, giving up two runs on two hits with a walk and a strikeout in 1/3 of an inning and Cobi Johnson allowed three more runs on two hits and three walks with two strikeouts in 1 1/3 innings. Parker Caracci got the final out to end the game.
L: Justin Maese (2-1)
Player of the Game: Spencer Horwitz
Dunedin Blue Jays 2, St. Lucie Mets 0
The Dunedin Blue Jays (38-49) shut down the St. Lucie Mets, beating them 2-0.
Naswell Paulino started, giving up a walk in the first inning and striking out one. Michael Dominguez allowed five hits but no runs with two walks and three strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings and Juan De Paula allowed a hit and struck out two in 1 1/3 innings. Matt Svanson got the win, allowing just a hit in two innings, striking out one and Jol Concepcion got the save with a clean ninth.
W: Matt Svanson (1-0)
S: Jol Concepcion (1)
Player of the Game: None
Roster Notes: Winder Garcia was placed on the 7-day injured list retroactive to May 22 and sent him on a rehab assignment to the FCL Blue Jays.
FCL Blue Jays 7, FCL Phillies 10
The FCL Blue Jays (15-15) had their record evened at .500, falling 10-7 to the FCL Phillies.
At shortstop, Rikelvin De Castro was 2/3 with a triple, a walk, two RBI and a run, stealing a base. Angel Del Rosario was an absolute terror on the bases, stealing five bases, going 0/2 with two walks and two runs. Jaden Rudd stole a pair of bases, and was 0/0 with a walk and a run. Gabriel Martinez walked twice and scored once while Rainer Nunez was 1/4 with a run. Amell Brazoban was 1/3 with a walk, two RBI and a run while Willfrann Astudillo was 1/1 with an RBI. Marcos De La Rosa was 1/4 with two stolen bases.
Cesar Ayala allowed five runs on four hits (two HRs) with three walks and two strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings. Edgar Castro allowed another three runs on three hits (two HRs) and a walk in 1 1/3 innings and Winder Garcia gave up two runs on four hits (two HRs) with a walk over two innings. Wilgenis Alvarado walked two in two innings to finish the game.
L: Edgar Castro (1-1)
Player of the Game: Rikelvin De Castro
DSL Blue Jays 10, DSL White Sox 6
The DSL Blue Jays (13-7) came out on top of the DSL White Sox in Game 1 of their double header on Friday, winning 10-6.
Victor Arias hit two doubles, going 2/2 with a walk, two RBI and two runs. Endri Garcia also had two hits, going 2/2 with two RBI and two runs. Yeuni Munoz was 1/3 with a double, an RBI and a run while Robert Robertis was 1/3 with two RBI, a run and a sac fly. Manuel Beltre was 1/3 with a walk, an RBI and a run and Francisco Fajardo was 1/3 with a walk and a run. Jean Arnaez was 0/2 but drove in a run wiht a sac fly and Luis Garcia was 0/3 but walked, had an RBI and scored.
Sergio Caruci started with two scoreless innings, striking out four and Gabriel Ochoa allowed two runs (one earned) on a walk with two strikeouts in one inning.Pedro Acosta allowed a hit and a walk with three strikeouts in two innings while Neiyerbe Obeso allowed a run on a hit and two walks with one strikeout in one inning. Frank Medina was tagged for three runs on two hits (one HR) and two walks with one strikeout in 1/3 of an inning and Francis Mercedes finished it off with 2/3 of an inning.
W: Pedro Acosta (2-0)
Player of the Game: Victor Arias and Endri Garcia
Roster Notes: August 11: RHP Jose Quintana was placed on the 60-day IL.
DSL Blue Jays 9, DSL White Sox 6
The DSL Blue Jays (14-7) came out on top of the DSL White Sox in Game 2 of their double header on Friday, winning 9-6.
In this one, Jean Arnaez was the big swinger, going 3/4 with two RBI and three runs while Endri Garcia was 2/3 with a walk, a stolen base and two runs. Gary David was 2/3 with two RBI and Leafar Yege was 1/3 with two RBI and a run. Luis Garcia was 1/4 with a double and a run and Victor Arias was 1/2 with two walks, two runs and a stolen base.
Darwin Cruz went five innings, allowing three runs (two earned) on six hits and two walks with two strikeouts Robin De Jesus walked one and struck out three in his inning and Pedro Munoz allowed three runs on two hits and two walks without retiring a batter. Nathanael Perez came in to save it, giving up two hits in the seventh.
W: Darwin Cruz (1-1)
S: Nathanael Perez (1)
Player of the Game: Jean Arnaez
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