July 28, 2021 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Chavez Young

The top two minor league teams in the Toronto Blue Jays’ system were rained out on Tuesday and the remaining teams went 1-3.

Buffalo Bisons 5, Worcester Red Sox (BOS) 1

The Buffalo Bisons (45-25) had a solid overall game, getting five runs and 13 hits to beat the Worcester Red Sox 5-1.

Richard Urena went 3/4 with an RBI, hitting a double. Cullen Large was 2/3 with a double, a sac fly and two RBI, scoring a run. Corey Dickerson was 2/4 with a double, an RBI and a run. Kevin Smith also had two hits, both doubles, driving in a run and socring a run. Forrest Wall hit a double, going 1/5 with an RBI and a run and Christian Colon was 1/4 with a run. Riley Adams was 1/4 and Logan Warmoth was 1/4 with a run.

Tommy Milone made another rehab start, striking out two in one inninge before Zach Logue dominated, giving up just one walk and striking out eight in four innings. Tyler Chatwood walked two in one inning and Connor Overton allowed a run on three hits with three strikeouts in two innings. Bryan Baker walked one and struck out two in the ninth.

W: Zach Logue (3-1)

Player of the Game: Zach Logue

Roster Notes: Patrick Murphy was promoted to Toronto to be an extra pitcher on the roster for the Blue Jays’ double header and was optioned back to the minor leagues after the games. Corey Dickerson was sent to Buffalo for a rehab assignment.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6, Portland Sea Dogs (BOS) 1

In the first game of their double header, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats (32-37) beat the Portland Sea Dogs 6-1.

Reillly Hovis allowed just one unearned run on four hits with three strikeouts over five innings to pick up the win. Kyle Johnston allowed two hits and a walk in two scoreless innings with one strikeout.

In the leadoff spot, Austin Martin was 2/4 with a stolen base while Samad Taylor was 2/4 with an RBI. Nick Podkul was 1/4 with a three-run home run and Chavez Young was 1/4 with a solo shot. Otto Lopez went 1/2 with two walks and an RBI, scoring twice with Demi Orimoloye and Tanner Kirwer, the two Canadians on the team, getting a single each. Jordan Groshans was 1/2 with a walk and a run.

W: Reillly Hovis (1-1)
S: Kyle Johnston (3)
HR: Nick Podkul (5), Chavez Young (4)

Player of the Game: Reilly Hovis

New Hampshire Fisher Cats 3, Portland Sea Dogs (BOS) 2

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (33-37) squeaked out a win, beating the Portland Sea Dogs 3-2 to sweep the double header.

Chavez Young had another solid game, going 2/4 with a triple, an RBI and a run. Rodrigo Vigil was 2/3 and Samad Taylor was 1/3 with a double and a run and Austin Martin was 1/2 with a double and a walk, scoring a run. Jordan Groshans was 0/2 but hit a sacrifice fly.

Fitz Stadler allowed two runs on a hit (one HR) with three walks and two strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings before the bullpen shut the Sea Dogs down. Marcus Reyes went 2 1/3 innings, giving up one hit and striking out four and Connor Law struck out one in the fifth. Graham Spraker went two innings, striking out four for the save.

W: Connor Law (1-0)
S: Graham Spraker (1)

Player of the Game: Chavez Young

Vancouver Canadians 10, Spokane Indians (COL) 9

The Vancouver Canadians (34-40) got a run in the top of the 11th from a D.J. Neal sacrifice fly to beat the Spokane Indians 10-9.

Neal was 1/4 with an RBI but it was Will Robertston had a monster game, going 4/5 with three doubles and a home run, driving in three and scoring four. Rafael Lantigua was 3/5 with a home run and four RBI, scoring twice. Tanner Morris was 2/5 with an RBI and Zac Cook was 1/3 with two walks. Spencer Horwitz was 1/5 and Luis De Los Santos was 1/6 with a double and a run.

C.J. Van Eyk allowed seven runs (four earned) on four hits and four walks with six strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings and Adrian Hernandez struck out five over three innings, giving up two runs on one hit. Justin Maese went 2 1/3 innings, allowing two hits and a walk with a walk and two strikeouts to pick up the win. Cobi Johnson threw the final inning, striking out two for the save.

W: Justin Maese (1-0)
S: Cobi Johnson (1)
HR: Rafael Lantigua (5), Will Robertson (1)

Player of the Game: Will Robertson

Dunedin Blue Jays 3, Bradenton Marauders (PIT) 4

The Dunedin Blue Jays’ (32-41) took things to extra innings but lost 4-3 to the Bradenton Marauders in 10 innings.

Miguel Hiraldo had three hits including a double, going 3/5 with a run while P.K. Morris was 2/4 with a triple. Mack Mueller was on base twice, going 1/3 with a walk and a stolen base and Zach Britton was 1/5 with an RBI while Orelvis Martinez was 1/4 with a run. Dasan Brown was 0/5 and struck out four times but stole a base and scored once.

Trent Palmer was on the mound, going four innings and giving up three runs (two earned) on four hits and three walks with four strikeouts. Jol Concepcion walked one in two innings, striking out three. Rafael Monsion struck out one in one inning, allowing a hit and Julian Valdez took the loss, allowing an unearned run with a hit and a walk and one strikeout.

L: Juilan Valdez (1-4)

Player of the Game: Miguel Hiraldo

FCL Blue Jays, FCL Yankees

Game postponed due to rain.

DSL Blue Jays

Scheduled off day.

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