The Toronto Blue Jays’ affiliates went 2-0 on a light day of action on Monday.
Scheduled off day.
Roster Notes: Justin Shafer was optioned to Buffalo from Toronto.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Scheduled off day.
Dunedin Blue Jays, Tampa Tarpons (NYY)
Game suspended in 5th inning with Tampa leading 4-1.
Off for All-Star Break.
Roster Notes: Luis De Los Santos was sent to Vancouver from Lansing and Javier Hernandez was sent to Dunedin from Lansing.
Vancouver Canadians 4, Eugene Emeralds (CHC) 3
The Vancouver Canadians rebounded to even their record at 2-2 with a 4-3 win over the Eugene Emeralds.
Gabriel Ponce, the Jays’ 28th-round pick in the 2019 draft started for Vancouver, going 2 1/3 innings and giving up a run on two hits with two strikeouts. Randy Pondler followed, allowing two runs on two hits (including a home run) and three walks with one strikeout over 2 2/3 innings. Andy McGuire, about whom we wonder if he’ll continue to play on both sides of the ball, pitched two innings, allowing a hit and two walks but no runs and he struck out one. Josh Almonte struck out one in a perfect inning and Luke Gillingham finished it off, allowing a hit in the ninth to earn the save.
W: Randy Pondler (1-0)
S: Luke Gillingham (1)
Player of the Game: Mc Gregory Contreras
Roster Notes: Luis De Los Santos was sent to Vancouver from Lansing and Felipe Castaneda was sent to Bluefield from Vancouver.
DSL Blue Jays 5, DSL Padres 1
The DSL Blue Jays had a strong day overall, beating the DSL Padres 5-1.
Javier D’Orazio had a 3/5 day with a triple while Francisco Fajardo was 3/4 with two stolen bases and a run. Leonel Callez was 2/4 with an RBI and a run while Gabriel Martinez was 1/5 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base while also notching an outfield assist. Emmanuel Sanchez was 1/3 with a double, a walk, an RBI and a run and Adrian Montero was 1/3 with a double, an RBI, a run and a stolen base.
The pitching also had a strong game, getting five excellent innings from Yaifer Perdomo, who allowed a run on six hits with two walks and four strikeouts. Andres Garcia tossed two frames, allowing a hit and a walk with two strikeouts and Fernando Chacon went two innings, giving up a hit and two walks with two strikeouts.
W: Yaifer Perdomo (1-0)
Player of the Game: Francisco Fajardo and Javier D’Orazio
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