September 10, 2021 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Miguel Hiraldo

In six games on Friday in the Toronto Blue Jays minor league system, the clubs were 4-2.

Buffalo Bisons 8, Syracuse Mets (NYM) 5

The Buffalo Bisons (68-41) extended their winning streak to 12 games with an 8-5 win over the Syracuse Mets.

DH Tyler White hit his 12th nome run of the year (and his second in as many games), going 2/3 with a walk, two RBI and a run. Richard Urena was 2/3 with a double, two RBI and a run and Forrest Wall was 2/3 with a double, two walks, three runs and a stolen base. Gregory Polanco was 1/5 with a double, an RBI and a run and Cullen Large was 1/4 with a double and two RBI. Christian Colon was 1/3 with a walk and both Nash Knight and Logan Warmoth walked and scored.

Lefty Nick Allgeyer only lasted 2 2/3 innings, giving up three runs on three hits and four walks with one strikeout. Dany Jimenez stranded the bases loaded, going 1 1/3 innings with a walk and two strikeouts. Ryan Borucki was tagged for two run son a hit and two walks with one strikeout and then Travis Bergen (1 IP, 1 K), Hobie Harris (1 IP, 1 BB, 2 K), Jacob Barnes (1 IP, 1 K) and Trent Thornton (1 IP) combined for four scoreless innings to preserve the win.

W: Travis Bergen (2-0)
S: Trent Thornton (2)
HR: Tyler White (12)

Player of the Game: Tyler White and Forrest Wall

Roster Notes: Kevin Smith was optioned to Buffalo.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Reading Fightin Phils (PHI)

Game cancelled due to COVID-19 protocols.

Roster Notes: James Dykstra was sent to Dunedin for a rehab assignment.

Vancouver Canadians 1, Spokane Indians (COL) 4

The Vancouver Canadians (53-59) didn’t get much offense going in this one, falling 4-1 to the Spokane Indians.

Center fielder Will Robertson had a pair of hits, going 2/4 with a stolen base while Eric Rivera (1/3, 2B) and Zac Cook (1/3, 2B, R) had a double each. Tanner Morris was 1/4 and Spencer Horwitz drove in the club’s only run, going 1/4. Anthony Morales was 1/3.

Dutch righty Sem Robberse had a strong start, going six innings and giving up two runs on seven hits with a walk and four strikeouts to take the loss. Alex Nolan allowed two hits and struck out one in two innings and Thomas Ruwe allowed two runs on three hits with two strikeouts in the ninth.

L: Sem Robberse (0-3)

Player of the Game: Sem Robberse and Will Robertson

Roster Notes: Orelvis Martinez was placed on the 7-day injured list.

Dunedin Blue Jays 10, Tampa Tarpons (NYY) 6

The Dunedin Blue Jays (52-59) beat up on the Tampa Tarpons 10-6 in a game that was started on Thursday but finished on Friday.

Mack Mueller led the offense, going 2/4 with a home run, two RBI and a run while Miguel Hiraldo also hit a home run, going 2/4 with a double, walk, two RBI and a run. Leonardo Jimenez was 1/3 with a double, a walk and two RBI and Garrett Spain was 2/5 with an RBI and a run. Andres Sosa, the catcher, was 1/3 with a walk and three RBI, hitting a sac fly while Harrison Ray was 1/3 with two walks, , two runs and two stolen bases. PK Morris walked twice, going 0/3 with two runs and Steward Berroa was 1/6 with a run.

Michael Dominguez had a solid start, going three innings, allowing a run on four hits with three walks and one strikeout. Harry Rutkowski pitched two innings, getting the win, walking two and striking out three. James Dykstra struck out two and allowed a hit in one inning and Hunter Gregory gave up five runs on four hits (one HR) with a walk and a strikeout in one inning. Sean Mellen walked one and struck out three in the final two innings.

W: Harry Rutkowski (3-1)
HR: Mack Mueller (4), Miguel Hiraldo (7)

Player of the Game: Mack Mueller and Miguel Hiraldo

Roster Notes: James Dykstra was sent to Dunedin for a rehab assignment.

Dunedin Blue Jays 5, Tampa Tarpons (NYY) 1

The Dunedin Blue Jays (53-59) went ahead and beat the Tampa Tarpons 5-1 in the second game on Friday, sweeping what became a double header.

Harrison Ray had another solid game, going 2/3 with a home run, an RBI, two runs and two more stolen bases. Addison Barger went deep for his 17th home run, going 1/3 with three RBI and Riley Tirotta was 2/4 with a double and a run. Leonardo Jimenez was 1/2 with two walks and Garrett Spain was 1/3.

Starter Nathanael Perez was dominant, allowing just one hit and three walks while striking out nine in five innings. Jiorgeny Casimiri allowed a run on three hits with a walk and two strikeouts in two innings.

W: Nathanel Perez (3-3)
HR: Harrison Ray (9), Addison Barger (17)

Player of the Game: Nathanael Perez

FCL Blue Jays 11, FCL Tigers East 13

The FCL Blue Jays’ (23-25) brought their bats on Friday afternoon but so did the FCL Tigers East as the Jays lost 13-11.

Adriel Sotolongo was 2/3 with a home run, two RBI and a run while Darlin Guzman was 2/2 with a double, a home run, two RBI and two runs. Jose Rivas was 1/3 with a walk, an RBI and a run while Amell Brazoban was 1/3 with two RBI and a run. Peniel Brito was 1/1 with a walk, an RBI and a run and Marcos De La Rosa was 1/2 with a run. Mallex Smith, making a rehab start, was 1/3 with a walk, an RBI and two runs.

Starting was Jonatan Bernal who went just 1 2/3 innings, allowing six runs (two earned) on seven hits (one HR) with a walk and a strikeout. Edgar Castro allowed five more runs on three hits with three walks and a strikeout. Marc Civit allowed two hits and two walks, allowing one of the two inherited runners to score and striking out three in 2 1/3 innings and Elieser Medrano allowed two runs on two hits with a walk in one inning to finish the game.

L: Edgar Castro (1-2)
HR: Adriel Sotolongo (6), Darlin Guzman (2)

Player of the Game: Darlin Guzman and Adriel Sotolongo

Roster Note: Mallex Smith was sent to the FCL Blue Jays for a rehab assignment.

DSL Blue Jays 5, DSL Orioles1 4

The DSL Blue Jays (25-15) walked it off, scoring a run in the bottom of the ninth from a walk-off walk to beat the DSL Orioles1 5-4.

Three Blue Jays had a pair of hits apiece iwth Luis Garcia going 2/3 with a double, a run and a stolen base while Yeuni Munoz was 2/4 with a double and two runs, adding a walk. Cristian Feliz, the first baseman was 2/4 with two walks and a run. Martin Gimenez was 1/5 with an RBI and a stolen base while Manuel Beltre was 0/4 with a walk. Jonathan Peguero had the game-winning walk, picking up an RBI for his otherwise 0/4 day.

Eliander Alcalde had a solid start, going six innings and giving up two runs on four hits (one HR) with two walks and five strikeouts. Neiyerbe Obeso went one inning, walking one and Francis Mercedes allowed two runs on two hits and two walks without retiring a batter. Keiner Leon stranded two inherited runners and struck out three in two innings of work.

W: Keiner Leon (4-1)

Player of the Game: Cristian Feliz

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