June 7, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Ryan Noda

The Blue Jays’ affiliates went 3-2 on Friday getting wins from Lansing, Buffalo and Dunedin, the same three teams that won on Thursday.



Buffalo Bisons 3, Lehigh Valley IronPigs (PHI) 1


Sean Reid Foley

The Buffalo Bisons got a stellar pitching performance from Sean Reid-Foley and just enough offense in the fourth inning to stop the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 3-1 on Friday.

Andy Burns had himself a day, going 2/3 with a double and home run, driving in two and scoring once. Socrates Brito was 2/4 with a stolen base while Anthony Alford continues his hitting ways, going 2/4 but was caught stealing. Billy McKinney was also 2/4 and Reese McGuire hit a double, going 1/4 with an RBI and a run. Jordan Patterson had the club’s other hit and Richard Urena was 0/3 but walked and scored.

Reid-Foley went seven scoreless innings, allowing only two hits and two walks with six strikeouts to get the win. Buddy Boshers allowed a run on three hits with two strikeouts in the eighth and Jordan Romano notched his fourth save with a scoreless ninth, giving up a hit and striking out one.

W: Sean Reid-Foley (3-3)
S: Jordan Romano (4)
HR: Andy Burns (4)

Player of the Game: Andy Burns and Sean Reid-Foley

Roster Notes: Graham Spraker was sent back to the Dunedin Blue Jays and Bo Bichette was sent to Dunedin to begin a rehab assignment. David Phelps was sent to Buffalo to continue a rehab assignment.



New Hampshire Fisher Cats 5, Richmond Flying Squirrels (SF) 14


Joshua Palacios

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats’ pitching and defense imploded, giving up 14 runs to the Richmond Flying Squirrels in a 14-5 loss.

While there was talk that he might be called up for a spot start in Toronto, Patrick Murphy had a rough outing for New Hampshire, allowing five runs (three earned) on five hits and three walks with three strikeouts in 2 1/3 innings. He left the bases loaded for Tayler Saucedo who let just one inherited runner score, giving up three runs of his own (one earned) on a hit and three walks in 2 2/3 innings. Jake Fishman was tagged for six runs on six hits (including two home runs) and two walks in 1 2/3 innings and Ty Tice stranded two runners, tossing 2 1/3 innings of scoreless ball, striking out one.

Josh Palacios went yard, hitting his second home run of the year, going 2/4 with an RBI and a run while Brock Lundquist was 1/4 with a solo home run. Vinny Capra hit a double, going 2/4 with a run and Nash Knight was 1/3 with a walk and a double, driving in one. Chad Spanberger was 1/3 with an RBI and a run.

L: Patrick Murphy (4-6)
HR: Brock Lundquist (2), Joshua Palacios (2)

Player of the Game: Joshua Palacios


Dunedin Blue Jays 5, Bradenton Marauders (PIT) 4


The Dunedin Blue Jays scored a run in the top of the ninth to edge out the Bradenton Marauders 5-4.

Bo Bichette was the big news of the day, getting into league action for the first time since breaking his hand. He went 0/1 with two walks, a stolen base and he struck out in his third appearance of the game. Logan Warmoth was 3/4 with a run and a double while Ryan Noda was 1/1 with two walks and a home run, two runs and he was hit by a pitch. Chavez Young was 1/4 with a double, an RBI and a run and Christopher Bec was 1/2 with a stolen base coming in for Bichette and playing third base. Norberto Obeso was also 1/4.

Maximo Castillo had a strong start, going six innings and giving up a run on five hits with six strikeouts. Kyle Weatherly went 1 2/3 innings, allowing three runs (one earned) on two hits (including a home run) and a walk with three strikeouts, leaving two runners on for Dany Jimenez. Jimenez allowed both runners to score, giving up a hit and two walks in 1 1/3 innings, striking out three.

W: Dany Jimenez (5-1)
HR: Ryan Noda (6)

Player of the Game: Ryan Noda and Maximo Castillo

Roster Notes: Brayden Bouchey was placed on the 7-day IL and Graham Spraker was returned to the Dunedin Blue Jays from Buffalo. Bo Bichette was assigned to Dunedin for rehab.


Lansing Lugnuts 6, Lake County Captains (CLE) 4


Griffin Conine

The Lugnuts got some solid pitching and strong hitting performances on their way to a 6-4 win to open their series against the Lake County Captains.

Griffin Conine was on base four times, going 2/3 with a double and two walks, scoring a run. Jake Brodt drove in three, going 2/5 with a double, two stolen bases and three RBI. Gabriel Moreno was 1/4 with a walk, a stolen base, an RBI and three runs and Reggie Pruitt was 1/5 and Ryan Gold was 1/2 with two walks, an RBI, a sac fly and a stolen base. D.J. Neal was 1/4 with a stolen base and Rafael Lantigua was 1/4 with a double and a run.

Sean Wymer had a strong start, going 6 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on six hits with two walks and two strikeouts. Mike Pascoe allowed an unearned run on just a walk with one strikeout in one inning and Sean Rackoski gave up a run on two hits with 1 1/3 innings.

W: Sean Wymer (3-5)
S: Sean Rackoski (3)

Player of the Game: Griffin Conine


DSL Blue Jays 1, DSL Orioles1 7


The DSL Blue Jays had another rough game, getting just six hits and scoring once in a 7-1 loss to the DSL Orioles1.

Leonel Callez had a pair of hits and Vincent D’Orazio was 1/2 with two walks. Gabriel Martinez was 1/4 with a walk while Willfrann Astudillo and Gustavo Gutierrez were both 1/4.

Juanfer Castro started for the Blue Jays allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits (including a home run) with a walk and four strikeouts in four innings. Marc Civit allowed another three runs on three hits and a walk with four strikeouts in two innings and Gerardo Santana threw two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk. Raudy Sanchez walked three, allowing a run on a hit with a strikeout in the ninth.

L: Juanfer Castro (0-1)

Player of the Game: Vincent D’Orazio


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