May 28, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Gabriel Moreno

The Dunedin Blue Jays were the only Blue Jays affiliate who won on Tuesday with the other three tams dropping their games.



Buffalo Bisons 2, Syracuse Mets (NYM) 16


The Buffalo Bisons opened their series against the Syracuse Mets with a resounding loss, falling 16-2.

The Bisons had just seven hits, all singles, but walked eight times as a club. Billy McKinney was 1/2 with two walks while Anthony Alford was 1/4 with a walk and an RBI. Socrates Brito was 1/5 with an RBI and Richard Urena was 1/4 with a walk. Reese McGuire, Andy Burns and Jordan Patterson were each 1/3 with a walk with Burns and Patterson each scoring a run.

Sean Reid-Foley allowed five runs (three earned) in four innings, despite giving up just two hits (including a home run) but he walked four and struck out three. Buddy Boshers gave up a run on a solo home run among two hits with one walk and two strikeouts in two innings and Corey Copping got slammed, allowing five runs on five hits (including a home run) with a walk and a strikeout in one inning. Kirby Snead allowed four more runs (three earned) on four hits (including a home run) with one strikeout in the eighth and Jordan Patterson was the only Bisons pitcher not to give up a home run, allowing a run on a hit and two walks with one strikeout.

L: Sean Reid-Foley (1-3)

Player of the Game: None

Roster Notes: Patrick Kivlehan was promoted to Buffalo from New Hampshire and Turner Larkins was sent back to Dunedin. Andrew Guillotte retired and Justin Shafer was called up to the Toronto Blue Jays.



New Hampshire Fisher Cats 4, Harrisburg Senators (WAS) 8


Forrest Wall

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats couldn’t come back from a deficit against the Harrisburg Senators, losing 8-4 in a rain-shortened affair.

Forrest Wall continued to swing a hot bat, going 2/2 with two walks and a run but was caught stealing and Alberto Mineo was 1/4 wit a three-run home run. Everyone in the lineup had at least one hit with Vinny Capra, Santiago Espinal, Brock Lundquist and Riley Adams going 1/4 with a single while Kevin Smith was 1/3 with a double and an RBI and Chad Spanberger was 1/3 with a double. Nash Knight was 1/2 with a walk and a run.

Patrick Murphy didn’t have a start to write home about, giving up seven runs over 4 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits (including a home run) and four walks with four strikeouts. Vinny Nittoli allowed an unearned run with four strikeouts and one hit in two innings.

W: Patrick Murphy (3-5)
HR: Alberto Mineo (5)

Player of the Game: Forrest Wall

Roster Notes: Patrick Kivlehan was promoted to Buffalo from New Hampshire.


Dunedin Blue Jays 10, Tampa Tarpons (NYY) 5


Alejandro Kirk

 The Dunedin Blue Jays opened up with the bats to beat the Yankees’ Florida-State-League-affiliate 10-5 on Tuesday.

Alejandro Kirk was 3/3 with a walk, two doubles and four RBI in the win while Cal Stevenson was 2/4 with a walk, three runs and a stolen base. Logan Warmoth has been steamrolling since returning from the IL, and went 2/4 with a walk, a double, an RBI, two runs and a stolen base. Ryan Noda hit his fifth home run, going 1/3 with three RBI and a run and Kevin Vicuna was was 1/4 with his first home run of the year and two RBI. Demi Orimoloye was 1/4 with a run and a triple.

Maximo Castillo picked up his third win, going six innings and giving up two runs on six hits with two strikeouts and Dany Jimenez went a scoreless seventh, striking out a pair. Connor Law allowed two runs on two hits with a walk and two strikeouts in the eighth and Brad Wilson gave up a run on a hit and a walk with a strikeout in the ninth.

W: Maximo Castillo (3-4)
HR: Ryan Noda (5), Kevin Vicuna (1)

Player of the Game: Alejandro Kirk

Roster Notes: Turner Larkins was sent back to the Dunedin Blue Jays from Buffalo.


Lansing Lugnuts 1, Dayton Dragons (CIN) 8


The Lansing Lugnuts opened their series with the Dayton Dragons, getting hammered 8-1.

Gabriel Moreno had two of the club’s five hits, including his third home run of the year, a solo shot. Nick Podkul, Jake Brodt and Hagen Danner each had a single.

Cobi Johnson was tagged for three home runs in 4 1/3 innings, leading to six runs on seven hits with three walks and five strikeouts before Fitz Stadler took over, allowing his inherited runner from Johnson to score and another two of his own, surrendering a home run among six hits with one walk and two strikeouts in 3 2/3 innings.

L: Cobi Johnson (1-4)
HR: Gabriel Moreno (3)

Player of the Game: Gabriel Moreno


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