The Blue Jays’ minor league affiliates split their day, going 1-3 with the only win from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
Buffalo Bisons 3, Rochester Red Wings (MIN) 6
The Buffalo Bisons (4-3) wasted a strong start from Nick Allgeyer, falling 6-3 to the Rochester Red Wings on Tuesday in 10 innings.
Allgeyer continued the work he did in his first outing, allowing just one run on five hits and three walks with four strikeouts over six innings to the Twins’ top farm club. He was followed by Tayler Saucedo who tossed another scoreless inning, allowing a hit and striking out one. Hobie Harris allowed the Red Wings’ first run on a solo home run as he struck out one in one inning. Kirby Snead gave up an unearned run (thanks to an error by Nash Knight, the third baseman), allowing two hits and striking out one in the ninth. Dany Jimenez was on for the 10th and he was victimized by two hits, scoring three runs (including the runner who started the inning on second base, which was unearned), giving up a home run and striking out two.
Forrest Wall had a strong game, going 2/5 with a pair of hits while Tyler White and Logan Warmoth were both 2/5 with Warmoth stealing a base and scoring a run. Nash Knight hit the club’s only home run, going 1/2 with two walks, three RBI and a run. Dilson Herrera was 1/4 with a run while Breyvic Valera stole two bases, going 0/4 with a walk. Cullen Large was 1/5 with a stolen base.
L: Dany Jimenez (0-1)
HR: Nash Knight (1)
Player of the Game: Nash Knight and Nick Allgeyer
Roster Notes: Josh Palacios and Jackson Rees were placed on the 7-day IL and Nate Pearson was optioned back to Buffalo with Jeremy Beasley being recalled to Toronto. James Dykstra was assigned to Buffalo from New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6, Somerset Patriots (NYY) 5
The New Hampshire Fisher Cats (2-5) held off the Somerset Patriots and scored in the bottom of the ninth to come away with a 6-5 win as play resumed on Tuesday with the Fisher Cats’ home opener.
Kevin Vicuna was hit by a pitch to start the ninth while Samad Taylor got a base hit to move him up to second. After a fly out from Austin Martin, Otto Lopez singled to load the bases. Jordan Groshans struck out and it was Gabriel Moreno, who already had a home run, took a walk to drive in the winning run. Moreno was 2/4 with the walk and drove in five runs on the game. Chavez Young also had a pair of hits including a double while Samad Taylor stole his first base of the year, going 2/4 with a run. Jordan Groshans was 1/3 with two walks and two runs and Otto Lopez was 1/5.
On the mound, Simeon Woods Richardson had another strong start, going five innings with just one hit (a solo home run) against him. He walked two and struck out eight to put himself into a strong position for the game. Brody Rodning didn’t give up a hit in two innings but walked one and gave up an unearned run, striking out two. Fitz Stadler gave up three runs on four hits with a strikeout in the eighth and Curtis Taylor picked up the win, pitching a 1-2-3 ninth with two strikeouts.
W: Curtis Taylor (1-0)
HR: Gabriel Moreno (1)
Player of the Game: Simeon Woods Richarson and Gabriel Moreno
Roster Notes: Andrew McInvale was promoted from Vancouver to New Hampshire and James Dykstra was promoted to Buffalo.
Vancouver Canadians 3, Spokane Indians (COL) 4
The Vancouver Canadians (3-4) dropped a 10-inning heartbreaker to the Spokane Indians on Tuesday to open up their “homestand” in Hillsboro.
Tanner Kirwer led the way offensively, going 3/5 with his second home run, scoring once and driving in a run, stealing two bases. Cameron Eden was 1/4 with a stolen base while Luis De Los Santos was 1/5 with an RBI and LJ Talley was 1/3 with a walk and an RBI. Will Robertson was 1/1 before leaving the game.
Sean Wymer went four innings in his second start of the year, coming out after 65 pitches and giving up seven hits, two runs, a walk and striking out three. Marcus Reyes allowed an unearned run in three innings, allowing just a hit with two strikeouts and Parker Caracci gave up just a hit and two walks in one inning but didn’t allow a run, striking out one. Sam Ryan pitched a 1-2-3 ninth, getting two groundouts and Hagen Danner allowed the free runner to score, allowing a walk, hitting a batter and striking out one.
L: Hagen Danner (0-1)
HR: Tanner Kirwer (2)
Player of the Game: Tanner Kirwer
Roster Notes: Brandon Eisert was promoted to Vancouver from Dunedin and Andrew McInvale was sent to New Hampshire.
Dunedin Blue Jays 4, Bradenton Marauders (PIT) 11
One game after the Dunedin Blue Jays (1-6) won their first game and held an opponent to just one run, they reverted to the ways of their first five games, giving up 11 and scoring just 4 in their loss to the Bradenton Marauders.
Starter Rafael Monsion was solid in his outing, giving up just one run on three hits (one HR) with a walk and three strikeouts. The trouble started with Juan De Paula, who allowed four runs (three earned) on three hits (one HR) with two walks and three strikeouts in two innings. Julian Valdez gave up another unearned run on two hits and a walk in two innings with one strikeout (both of the club’s errors were committed by Orelvis Martinez). Jiorgeny Casimir allowed five runs on five hits (one HR) with one strikeout in 1/3 of an inning and Alejandro Melean came in with two runners on, allowed both to score, giving up one hit and one walk with two strikeouts in 2/3 of an inning.
The offense scored their four runs on five hits, with the only extra-base hit, a double, coming off the bat of Eric Rivera who was 1/4 with a run. Leonardo Jimenez made an appearance, going 1/3 with an RBI at shortstop before coming out for Addison Barger who was 1/1 with a walk, an RBI and a run. Orelvis Martinez was 1/4 with the aforementioned two errors at third base while Miguel Hiraldo was 0/3 with a walk and a stolen base.
L: Juan De Paula (0-2)
Player of the Game: Addison Barger and Rafael Monsion
Roster Notes: Grant Townsend was placed on the 7-day IL and Leonardo Jimenez was activated from the IL. Brandon Eisert was promoted to Vancouver.
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