September 1, 2021 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

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With remnants of a hurricane sweeping through Florida and the northeast, only one game was played as the Vancouver Canadians lost on Wednesday.

Buffalo Bisons, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (NYY)

Game cancelled: rain.

Roster Notes: Anthony Castro was optioned to Buffalo. Bryan Baker had his contract selected by the Toronto Blue Jays and Nate Pearson was recalled by the Toronto Blue Jays.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Portland Sea Dogs (BOS)

Game postponed: rain. Makeup on September 5.

Roster Notes: Elvis Luciano was assigned to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.

Vancouver Canadians 8, Everett AquaSox (SEA) 9

While the Vancouver Canadians (48-56) eked out a 9-8 win on Tuesday, the Everett AquaSox picked up a win by the same score on Wednesday.

Third baseman Tanner Morris was swinging a hot bat, going 3/3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs, also hitting a sac fly. Spencer Horwitz was 2/3 with a home run, a double, two walks, two RBI and two runs. Philip Clarke was 2/5 with two doubles, an RBI and a run while Rafael Lantigua was 2/5 with a home run, an RBI, a run and two stolen bases. Sebastian Espino was 2/5 with a double and an RBI and Zac Cook was 2/4 with a double and a run. Not to be outdone in the power game, Orelvis Martinez homered in his second consecutive game, giving him eight with Vancouver and 27 on the season, going 1/5 with the solo blast.

Righty Alejandro Melean made his debut with Vancouver and was hit hard, allowing five runs (four earned) on six hits (one HR) with three walks and three strikeouts. Willy Gaston surrendered two more runs on three hits (one HR) and two walks, striking out two in 1 2/3 innings. Gabriel Ponce also gave up two runs on three hits with two walks and two strikeouts in 1 1/3 innings and Thomas Ruwe struck out two in the eighth.

L: Gabriel Ponce (1-2)
HR: Rafael Lantigua (8), Spencer Horwitz (9), Orelvis Martinez (8)

Player of the Game: Tanner Morris and Spencer Horwitz

Dunedin Blue Jays, Palm Beach Cardinals (STL)

Game postponed: Inclement Weather. Makeup on September 2.

FCL Blue Jays, FCL Yankees

Game Postponed: Rain. Makeup on September 7.

DSL Blue Jays

Scheduled off day.

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