July 25, 2016 Minor League Report

Yeltsin Gudino
Yeltsin Gudino

The top three teams in the Blue Jays’ minor league system were idle due to either scheduled off days or rain. The rest of the clubs were 1-4 on Monday.


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Buffalo Bisons, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders


Game postponed due to rain.

Roster Notes: Wilmer Font and Melky Mesa were sent down to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats and Chris Colabello was optioned to Buffalo.



New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Harrisburg Senators


Game postponed due to wet grounds

Roster Notes: Luis Santos was sent down to the Dunedin Blue Jays while Wilmer Font and Melky Mesa were both sent back to New Hampshire from Buffalo. Ian Parmley was placed on the 7-day DL.


Dunedin Blue Jays


Scheduled Off Day

Roster Notes: Luis Santos rejoined the Dunedin Blue Jays after being sent down from New Hampshire and Starlyn Suriel was placed on the 7-day DL.


Lansing Lugnuts 2, Kane County Cougars 9


The Lansing Lugnuts were handily defeated by the Kane County Cougars, 9-2, after the Cougars chased starting pitcher Angel Perdomo after just two batters in the fifth inning. Perdomo allowed four runs overall, needing 87 pitches to get through four complete innings, allowing five hits and four walks but striking out six. Daniel Lietz threw two innings of one-run ball, giving up a solo home run and two other hits with one walk and one strikeout. Daniel Young also gave up a run on a hit in his inning and Ryan Cook finished the game with two innings, giving up three runs on four hits and two walks.

John La Prise had two of the club’s five hits, getting two singles while Max Pentecost was 1/4 with the team’s only extra-base hit, a double. Ryan Hissey was 1/3 with a walk and an RBI.

Player of the Game: John La Prise and Ryan Hissey

Roster Notes: Austin Davis was activated off the DL.


Vancouver Canadians 6, Eugene Emeralds 7


The Vancouver Canadians had a 6-2 lead after the sixth inning but let the lead get away, making five errors and ultimately losing 7-6 to the Eugene Emeralds in 12 innings. Deiferson Barreto made two errors despite going 3/7 with two runs and a stolen base. Yeltsin Gudino was 4/5 with a walk and a double, scoring a run while Jacob Anderson was 3/6 with a double, a run and two RBI. Javier Hernandez was 2/6 with two doubles.

Luis Sanchez got the start for the Canadians, throwing 5 1/3 innings of two runs (one earned) ball, giving up three hits and a walk. Evan Smith followed, allowing two inherited runners to score and giving up three more of his own (two earned) in 1 2/3 innings, striking out two. Griffin Glaude surrendered a run on two hits and a walk in two innings with one strikeout and Jackson McClelland provided two scoreless (extra) innings, allowing a hit and striking out three. Nate Abel took the loss, giving up a run on two hits and a walk with one strikeout in the 12th.

Player of the Game: Yeltsin Gudino


Bluefield Blue Jays 3, Kingsport Mets 4


Pitcher Jose Nova hurt his own team and gave away the game, making a throwing error and allowing the winning run to score for the Kingsport Mets in a 4-3 loss. Juliandry Higuera was the starter and allowed two runs (one earned) in four innings of work, giving up four hits and three walks with two strikeouts. Andrew Deramo came on in the fifth, throwing two innings of one-run, three-hit ball, striking out two and Jose Nova was doing a fine job until he gave up a hit in the ninth. The hit was followed by a sacrifice bunt, a line out and then the fateful throwing error. He threw the final 2 2/3 innings, allowing just two hits and one walk with the one run being unearned.

Lance Jones (2/3, BB, 2 R, RBI) and Nash Knight (2/4, 2 RBI) had two hits each (with Knight pushing his batting average to .427) while Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. was 1/3 with a walk.

Player of the Game: Lance Jones and Nash Knight


GCL Blue Jays 6, GCL Yankees West 1


The GCL Blue Jays continue to dominate the Gulf Coast League, putting together their 22nd win of the season (with just five losses), defeating the GCL Yankees West by a 6-1 score. Maximo Castillo got the start and was excellent, allowing just one unearned run on only two hits (and two hit batters) with five strikeouts through five innings. William Ouelette threw two innings, striking out one and Orlando Pascual threw two scoreless innings, allowing a hit and striking out two.

Canadian Owen Spiwak had the big blast, going 2/4 with a double and a home run, scoring twice while Norberto Obeso (1/4, BB), David Jacob (1/4, 2B, BB) and D.J. Daniels (1/3, RBI, BB) each had a hit and a walk.

Player of the Game: Owen Spiwak and Maximo Castillo

Roster Notes: The Blue Jays assigned 15th-round pick Josh Winckowski to the GCL Blue Jays.


DSL Blue Jays 0, DSL Padres 4


The DSL Blue Jays couldn’t get much going against the Padres in a 4-0 loss on Monday. Luis De Los Santos was 2/4 while Jose Briceno was 1/3 with a double and a walk and Victor Figuereo was 1/2 with a walk.

Meliton Reyes struck out six in four innings but allowing two runs (one earned) on two hits and three walks. Oscar Brito gave up a run on a hit and three walks in two innings with two strikeouts and Juan Bautista allowed a run on three hits and a walk in two innings.

Player of the Game: Meliton Reyes, Jose Briceno and Luis De Los Santos



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