The Blue Jays’ minor leaguers won just one game on Thursday, posting a 1-7 record.
Buffalo Bisons 0, Charlotte Knights (CWS) 6
The Buffalo Bisons were shut out 6-0 as the pitching staff gave up 16 hits to the Charlotte Knights.
Ryan Feierabend allowed 11 of those hits including two home runs, allowing four runs (three earned) with a walk and one strikeout over six innings. Tayler Saucedo gave up a solo home run among three hits with two strikeouts in two innings and Buddy Boshers allowed a run on two hits with two strikeouts in the ninth.
L: Ryan Feierabend (5-5)
Player of the Game: Rowdy Tellez
Roster Notes: Thomas Pannone was called up to the Toronto Blue Jays and Ryan Feierabend was activated off the injured list.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4, Reading Fightin Phils (PHI) 6
The New Hampshire Fisher Cats fell 6-4 to the Reading Fightin Phils to open their series, completing the game on July 19 that was started on July 18.
Forrest Wall had another strong game, pushing his OPS to .800, going 2/5 with a double and a run. Chad Spanberger drove in three runs, going 1/4 while Kevin Smith hit a double and walked. Joshua Palacios had the club’s other hit, going 1/4 and Logan Warmoth was 1/3 with a stolen base and a walk, scoring a run.
Joey Murray made his Double-A debut, but he didn’t get an out, giving up two runs on three hits. Brad Wilson came on to throw two innings, allowing a run on a hit and two walks with a strikeout and Dany Jimenez gave up two more runs on three hits (including a home run) with four strikeouts. Danny Young allowed a solo home run among three hits with a walk and two strikeouts in two innings and Jackson McClelland finished it off, walking one and giving up a hit with one strikeout in the final two innings.
L: Dany Jimenez (2-2)
Player of the Game: Forrest Wall
Roster Notes: Joey Murray was promoted to New Hampshire from Dunedin.
Dunedin Blue Jays 6, Lakeland Flying Tigers (DET) 10
The Dunedin Blue Jays fell to the Lakeland Flying Tigers, losing 10-6 after giving up five runs in the top of the 10th.
Cullen Large was 2/5 with a double and two runs while Demi Orimoloye was 2/5 with two RBI and two runs. Samad Taylor also had two hits, going 2/4 with two stolen bases. Chavez Young drove in two, going 1/5 while Ryan Noda was 1/4 with a walk and an RBI. Kevin Vicuna hit a double, going 1/4 with a walk and two runs and Cal Stevenson was on base twice, going 1/4 with a walk.
Troy Watson went four innings, giving up four runs on 10 hits with two walks, striking out three in his Dunedin debut while Emerson Jimenez allowed an unearned run on three hits with one strikeout in three innings. Jackson Rees gave up five unearned run on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts in the 10th to take the loss.
L: Jackson Rees (2-1)
Player of the Game: Demi Orimoloye
Roster Notes: Troy Watson was promoted from Lansing to Dunedin and Joey Murray was promoted to New Hampshire.
Lansing Lugnuts 5, Burlington Bees (LAA) 4
The Lansing Lugnuts did their scoring early while the pitching staff held the Burlington Bees in check to win 5-4.
Griffin Conine went deep for his 13th home run, going 2/3 with a double, a walk, three RBI and two runs. Gabriel Moreno also had two hits and a walk, going 2/3 with two runs. Rafael Lantigue was 1/3 with a stolen base, a walk, a triple and a run. John Aiello walked twice, driving in a run and Hunter Steinmetz was 0/2 with a sac fly and an RBI. D.J. Neal was 1/3.
Juan De Paula gave up three runs over four innings but allowed just one walk and struck out five. Will McAffer also struck out five in three innings, giving up a run on a solo home run among two hits and a walk. Cree Finfrock struck out two more in the final two innings, allowing a hit and two walks, getting the save.
W: Will McAffer (3-3)
S: Cre Finfrock (12)
HR: Griffin Conine (13)
Player of the Game: Griffin Conine
Roster Notes: Troy Watson was promoted to Dunedin.
Vancouver Canadians 1, Spokane Indians (TEX) 5
The Vancouver Canadians had just six hits as they made three errors, losing 5-1 to the Spokane Indians.
Juan Diaz got the start, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits (including a home run) with one walk and seven strikeouts in six innings. Nicolas Medina tossed a scoreless seventh, walking one and Luke Gillingham gave up a solo home run and walked one, striking out one in the eighth.
L: Juan Diaz (1-3)
Player of the Game: Trevor Schwecke
Bluefield Blue Jays 1, Burlington Royals (KC) 4
The Bluefield Blue Jays lost their second consecutive game to the Burlington Royals 4-1.
Davis Schneider is continuing his hot streak, going 2/3 with a walk and a double while Spencer Horwitz was 2/4 with a double. Angel Camacho was 1/4 with an RBI and Eric Rivera was 1/4 with a run. Steward Berroa was 0/2 but walked and stole a base. Leonardo Jimenez was 1/4 with a double.
Felipe Castaneda had a solid start, going four innings and giving up a run on three hits and a walk (with two hit batters) with two strikeouts. Juan Acosta allowed two runs on two hits and three walks with two strikeouts in two innings, taking the loss and Yunior Hinojosa ave up a run on two hits and a walk in two innings, striking out three.
L: Juan Acosta (2-2)
Player of the Game: Davis Schneider
GCL Blue Jays 3, GCL Tigers West 12
The GCL Blue Jays were close to the GCL Tigers West until the ninth but the Tigers scored five runs in the top of the inning, eventually beating the Jays 12-3.
Catcher Javier D’Orazio went 3/4 in the loss while Jhon Solarte was 1/4 with two RBI. Jose Rivas was 1/4 with a walk and a stolen base and Hugo Cardona was 1/5 with a run. Gustavo Ruiz was 1/2 wtih a double and a run while Rainer Nunez was 1/4.
Andrew Sopko made a rehab start, allowing two runs on three hits with two strikeouts over four innings. Miguel Olivo allowed a hit in one inning of relief, striking out one while Warnel Valdez took the loss, allowing two runs on two hits including a solo home run in the sixth. Jose Brito gave up three runs on two hits and two walks in 1/3 of an inning and Adrian Hernandez allowed a walk and stranded two runners in 2/3 of an inning. Andrew McInvale allowed four runs on three hits and three walks with a strikeout in 1 1/3 innings and Eliezer Bello finished, allowing all three inherited runners to score and giving up a run of his own on one hit and two walks with a strikeout.
L: Warnel Valdez (0-1)
Player of the Game: Javier D’Orazio
DSL Blue Jays 2, DSL Reds 11
The DSL Reds clobbered the DSL Blue Jays again, beating them 11-2 on Thursday.
Jonatan Bernal made the start, tossing three innings and allowing one run on three hits with two strikeouts, handing it over to Jose Quintana who gave up five runs on three hits and two walks in 1/3 of an inning, leaving two runners on for Alcindo Pontes, who allowed both runners to score and gave up three runs on two hits with three walks in 1 1/3 innings. Juan Martinez allowed another two runs (one earned) on four hits with a walk and two strikeouts in two innings and Joneivy Polonia walked three with two strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings.
Gustavo Ruiz had two hits, going 2/4 with a double and an RBI while Yeison Jimenez was 2/4 with two singles, a stolen base, was caught stealing and he had an outfield assist. Gustavo Gutierrez was 1/3 with a walk and a run and Gary David was 1/3 with a walk and an RBI.
L: Jonatan Bernal (1-1)
Player of the Game: Gustavo Ruiz and Yeison Jimenez
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