June 8 Minor League Report

D.J. Davis
D.J. Davis

On a day that was overshadowed by both a big win and the first night of the MLB draft, one of the Blue Jays’ minor league team saw an historic day from one of its young prospects.


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Buffalo Bisons 1, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2


Game suspended due to fog. To be completed on Tuesday, June 9.



New Hampshire Fisher Cats


Scheduled Off Day


Dunedin Blue Jays 8, Charlotte Stone Crabs 3


Jairo Labourt
Jairo Labourt

It was a very good day for the Dunedin Blue Jays who got a great start from Jairo Labourt and big games from a couple of players looking to break out. Labourt went six innings and allowed just one run on seven hits and two walks while striking out six. Matthew Smoral allowed two runs in his inning while Carlos Ramirez walked two in 2/3 of an inning. Chad Girodo struck out all four batters he faced to finish the game.

On the offense, Roemon Fields went 2/4 with a home run and four RBI while Mitch Nay was 2/3 with a sacrifice fly, a home run and two RBI. Christian Lopes was 1/2 with two walks and an RBI.

Roster Notes: Brady Dragmire came back from extended spring training while Justin Shafer was placed on the DL.

Player of the Game: Jairo Labourt and Roemon Fields


Lansing Lugnuts 12, Peoria Chiefs 4


The Lansing Lugnuts made a winner of starter Shane Dawson for the eighth time this year but D. J. Davis stole the show. Davis, with eight RBI on the night, tied a Lansing Lugnuts’ record. He was 4/5 with two doubles, a home run and a single and scored twice. Jason Leblebijian continues to hit, launching his second home run in as many games, going 1/3 with a walk and two RBI. Richard Urena remained red hot, going 2/5 with a triple and two runs scored.

On the mound, Dawson was his usual solid self, throwing five innings of three-run (two earned), five-hit, three-walk ball with six strikeouts. Tim Mayza allowed a run on two hits and a walk in two innings while Dusty Isaacs pitched two scoreless innings to finish the game.

Roster Notes: Mark Biggs was activated off the DL.

Player of the Game: D.J. Davis


DSL Blue Jays 8, DSL Padres 1


In a rain-shortened (to eight innings) game, the DSL Blue Jays won again, this time getting some great pitching. Wilfri Aleton got the start and surrendered one run on two hits and a walk over three innings while Jose Dominguez was awarded teh win, striking out three batters in three scoreless innings. Joel Espinal pitched the final two frames, striking out three without allowing a hit.

Jesus Navarro was 2/4 with an RBI and two runs scored playing second base while catcher Manuel Herazo was also two for four, driving in a run but allowing the Padres to steal four bases (without catching anyone). Center fielder Victor Figuero hit a home run, driving in a pair and Kevin Vicuna was 1/4 with a walk but made two errors in the field.

Player of the Game: Jesus Navarro and Victor Figuero


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