May 29 Minor League Report/May 30 Preview


Darin Mastroianni
Darin Mastroianni


Well, the roll stops at nine in a row. Still, that was a pretty great run the Jays were on and seeing Eddie mash the way he has is pretty spectacular. On to the young’ins!



Buffalo Bisons 2, Indianapolis Indians 3


The Bisons got a solid start from Chad Jenkins (5 1/3 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 0 K, 2 HR) and good work from the relievers but the batters weren’t able to score very much with their seven hits. A.J. Jimenez had a hit and a walk, Brad Glenn continued his insane pace with a 1/3 game, picking up the team’s only RBI and Darin Mastroianni had two hits.

Player of the Game: Darin Mastroianni


New Hampshire Fisher Cats 2, Binghamton Mets 7


In a morning start, Aaron Sanchez cruised through three innings, facing 10 batters but stumbled in the fourth allowing five runs over the fourth and fifth before coming back out to pitch a scoreless sixth and faced one batter in the seventh. While the overall line (6 IP, 9 H, 6 R, 3 BB, 2 K) isn’t pretty, it’s not bad considering his last outing. On offense, Jon Berti had a three-hit game and Hector Gimenez went 1/4 with his first Fisher Cats home run.

Roster Notes: Newly acquired pitcher P.J. Walters was assigned to New Hampshire with struggling starter Matt Boyd sent back to Dunedin.


Jon Berti
Jon Berti

Player of the Game: Jon Berti


Dunedin Blue Jays 7, Charlotte Stone Crabs 0


The Dunedin Blue Jays continue their domination, throwing up a six-spot in the fifth inning and coming up with a 7-0 victory over Charlotte. Taylor Cole was dominant yet again, throwing seven scoreless innings at the Stone Crabs , allowing just three hits and striking out nine and Chad Girodo provided two perfect innings of relief. It was another big day for Marcus Knecht who went 2/4 with a double, a stolen base and two RBI while Nick Baligod went 2/4 with two RBI and K.C. Hobson went 1/5 with a double and two RBI. Dwight Smith, Jr. was 2/5 and scored twice and Dalton Pompey went 1/4 with a walk.

Roster Notes: LHP Matt Boyd returns to Dunedin and RHP Kamakani Usui heads back to extended spring training.

Player of the Game: Taylor Cole


Lansing Lugnuts 0, Great Lakes Loons 3


Despite some solid pitching from Brad Allen (6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K) and one of Alonzo Gonzalez‘s best outings this year (3 IP, 1 solo home run, 1 BB, 3 K), the Lugnuts couldn’t get any offense going. D.J. Davis had a triple, Jorge Saez was on base three times with a single and two walks and Dawel Lugo had a single and walk.

Player of the Game: Jorge Saez



May 30 Preview


Buffalo Bisons (26-24)


Marcus Stroman
Marcus Stroman


The Bisons return home to face the Syracuse Chiefs on MiLB TV with Marcus Stroman taking the ball for a 7:05 PM start. He’ll face MLB vet and former Blue Jay Josh Roenicke who has split time between the rotation and the bullpen for the Chiefs this year.


New Hampshire Fisher Cats (18-35)


The Fisher Cats move on to Altoona and hope to pick up a few wins against the 20-33 Curve. The ‘Cats haven’t announced their starter for the 6:30 game on MiLB TV but it could be P.J. Walters who was just acquired from the Royals. The hitters will face Adrian Sampson, a 22-year-old prospect who has been outstanding this year, pitching to the tune of a 2.26 ERA and 1.13 WHIP in his first exposure to Double-A ball.


Dunedin Blue Jays (38-15)


Ben White
Ben White


The Dunedin Blue Jays look to win yet again by sending Ben White to the mound against Austin Pruitt. With the exception of his last start in which he allowed six runs on ten hits in 3 2/3 innings, White has been very solid all year and looks to continue his success against the Charlotte Stone Crabs, starting at 6:30 PM.


Lansing Lugnuts (25-28)


For the Lugnuts in a 7:05 PM game against the Great Lakes Loons, Jeremy Gabryszwski looks to reverse the trend of his last start in which he allowed five runs in five innings against South Bend. Overall, the 21-year-old has been very consistent and has been one of the Lugnuts’ most reliable starters.


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