The Blue Jays affiliates came away from Wednesday’s games with no wins and a rainout in Florida kept the Dunedin Blue Jays from losing their game too.
Buffalo Bisons 4, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 6
The Buffalo Bisons ultimately lost a see-saw battle with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders by a 6-4 margin, allowing 14 hits to their opponents. Arnold Leon made his first start with the Bisons, allowing two runs on seven hits in three innings with three strikeouts. Chris Leroux followed with five innings of ball, giving up two earned runs (three in total) on four hits and two walks. Ben Rowen finished the game, allowing one more run in the ninth, on three hits.
On the bright side, some of the Bisons hitters got on track a bit with home runs from Andy Burns and Jon Berti. For Burns, it was his second of the year and he drove in two runs, took a walk and scored twice. Berti was 2/4 with the blast.
Player of the Game: Andy Burns and Jon Berti
New Hampshire Fisher Cats 3, Reading Fightin Phils 4
One run by the Reading Fightin Phils in the third inning made all the difference as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats went to 9-15 on the season with a 4-3 loss. Jason Berken allowed all four runs on seven hits and three walks over six innings with three strikeouts. Brady Dragmire struck out a pair in his inning of work, walking one while Danny Barnes threw two perfect innings, striking out three and dropping his ERA to 1.26.
Player of the Game: Shane Opitz, Wilkin Castillo and Jorge Flores
Roster Notes: Bo Schultz was promoted from Dunedin to New Hampshire on his rehab assignment.
Dunedin Blue Jays, Brevard County Manatees
Game postponed due to rain
Lansing Lugnuts 2, Cedar Rapids Kernels 8
The Lansing Lugnuts were hit hard early as the Cedar Rapids Kernels scored eight runs in the first five innings on their way to an 8-2 win. Ryan Cook got the start and surrendered the first five runs on seven hits and three walks with three strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings. Cook left two runners on for Starlyn Suriel who stranded them but he was charged with three runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks in 2 1/3 innings with one strikeout. Gustavo Pierre gave up a hit in two innings while Dusty Isaacs pitched a perfect eighth, striking out one.
Player of the Game: Carl Wise
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