Yesterday was a big day for several Blue Jays’ farmhands in the Arizona Fall League, topping off an otherwise quiet week. In the “Fall Stars” game going tonight, Roberto Osuna and Dalton Pompey will see some action and both were kept off the field yesterday.
In Monday’s game, Dalton Pompey was back in action, going 1/6 with a double while Jon Berti was 0/5, striking out twice. Tuesday featured another 0-fer from Berti (0/5, 2 K), while Pompey was 1/3 with two walks and two stolen bases. Blake McFarland went two scoreless innings, allowing two hits and a walk but striking out two.
On Wednesday, October 29, Sean Ochinko was went 3/5 with a double, two RBI and a run scored and he threw out a runner trying to steal. Dwight Smith, Jr. went 2/4 with a run scored and an RBI. Arik Sikula threw a perfect inning in relief, earning the save and striking out a batter.
On Thursday, Dalton Pompey added two more hits including a triple and a walk, stealing two more bases. Ochinko played as the DH and was 0/3 with a walk.
Finally, in Friday’s piece de resistance, Sean Nolin got the start and went five innings of scoreless ball, allowing only two hits and walking one, getting nine ground outs to just two fly outs. Blake McFarland added a scoreless inning, walking one and striking out two while Arik Sikula allowed two runs on three hits (including a home run). Dwight Smith, Jr. was 3/4 with two runs, an RBI and a walk while Jon Berti was 1/4.
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