May 22, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Chavez Young

The Blue Jays minor league organization had a split night with two affiliates winning and two losing.



Buffalo Bisons 0, Rochester Red Wings (MIN) 4


The Buffalo Bisons’ offense went into hiding as they fell 4-0 to the Rochester Red Wings on Wednesday.

The Bisons had just three hits, with Teoscar Hernandez hitting a single, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hitting a double and Adny Burns hitting a triple and taking a walk. Cavan Biggio continues to not get much to hit, walking twice and striking out twice and Roemon Fields also took a walk.

The Red Wings picked on Jacob Waguespack, handing him his sixth loss of the season as he walked four batters and gave up two hits for three runs in 2/3 of an inning. Conor Fisk stranded the bases loaded, allowing two hits and two walks over three innings. Dusty Isaacs allowed a hit on two hits and two walks in 2 1/3 innings with three strikeouts while Jordan Romano provided had a strong outing, going two innings, allowing two hits and striking out three.

L: Jacob Waguespack (2-6)

Player of the Game: None

Roster Notes: Buddy Boshers was assigned to the Buffalo Bisons and Tayler Saucedo was sent down from Buffalo to New Hampshire.



New Hampshire Fisher Cats 2, Altoona Curve (PIT) 1


Hector Perez, Photo by Kristin Basnett

The New Hamsphire Fisher Cats got another well-pitched game to win their second straight game over the Altoona Curve 2-1.

Righty Hector Perez allowed just one run on a solo home run among five hits and three walks with five strikeouts in six innings to win his third game of the year. Danny Young went 2/3 of an inning and Ty Tice went 1 1/3 innings, walking one and striking out one. Bryan Baker struck out one in the ninth for the save.

All of the starting nine had a hit except for Alberto Mineo (who walked) and Chad Spanberger was 1/3 with a solo home run in the fifth. Brock Lundquist (1/4, 2B) and Forrest Wall (1/3, 2B, BB, RBI, SB) each hit a double while Kevin Smith (1/4), Christian Williams (1/4), Riley Adams (1/3, SB) and Vinny Capra (1/3, R) had a hit each.

W: Hector Perez (3-2)
S: Bryan Baker (3)
HR: Chad Spanberger (4)

Player of the Game: Hector Perez

Roster Notes: William Ouellette was placed on the 7-day IL and Tayler Saucedo was sent to New Hampshire from Buffalo.


Dunedin Blue Jays 11, St. Lucie Mets (NYM) 5


After a couple of slow days, the Dunedin Blue Jays got their offense untracked with a nine-run fourth inning that had them cruise to an 11-5 win over the St. Lucie Mets.

Leading the way was Chavez Young who was 3/5 with his second home run of the year, driving in three and scoring twice. Kevin Vicuna was 2/6 with a run and Christopher Bec was 2/3 with a walk, a sacrifice fly, two RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Demi Orimoloye was 2/4 with a double, an RBI and a run while Jesus Navarro was 2/5 with an RBI. Norberto Obeso was 1/5 with a walk, an RBI and two runs and Cullen Large was 1/4 with two walks and a run.

Maximo Castillo had a solid outing, giving up two runs on six hits without walking anyone and striking out two over five innings. Mike Ellenbest provided two scoreless innings of relief, allowing three hits and Kyle Weatherly allowed three runs on four hits and a walk but struck out the side in the eighth. Matt Shannon allowed a hit and a walk but no runs in the ninth, striking out two.

W: Maximo Castillo (2-4)
HR: Chavez Young (2)

Player of the Game: Chavez Young


Lansing Lugnuts 6, Great Lakes Loons (LAD) 7


Tanner Kirwer

The Lansing Lugnuts were able to make it close after getting down by four runs early but they eventually couldn’t capitalize by five errors by the Great Lakes Loons, losing 7-6.

Reggie Pruitt stole three bases, giving him 21 on the season and went 1/4 with a double, a walk and three runs. Gabriel Moreno was 1/2 with two RBI but left the game early. Otto Lopez was 2/4 with a double, an RBI and a run and Tanner Kirwer was 2/3 with a walk, a run and an outfield assist. Nick Podkul was 0/3 but walked twice and Ryan Gold was 1/4 with a double, a run and was hit by a pitch. Mc Gregory Contreras was 0/3 but walked and drove in a run.

Sean Wymer was tagged for all seven Great Lakes runs (six earned), allowing nine hits (including two home runs) with a walk and striking out three over 4 1/3 innings. Jackson Rees allowed four hits and a walk but struck out five over 3 2/3 innings, allowing two of his three inherited runners to score but none of his own. Cre Finfrock finished the game, striking out one in the ninth.

L: Sean Wymer (2-4)

Player of the Game: Reggie Pruitt, Tanner Kirwer and Otto Lopez


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