September 24, 2021 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

Gabriel Moreno; Photo: Kristen Basnett

The Buffalo Bisons won again, walking it off as the only Blue Jays minor league team in action.

Buffalo Bisons 7, Lehigh Valley IronPigs 4

The Buffalo Bisons’ (73-47) got a huge game from Gregory Polanco, including a game-winning, walk-off home run, as they beat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 7-4.

Polanco was 3/5 with two home runs, driving in five runs, scoring twice and stealing a base. Gabriel Moreno, making his Triple-A debut, was 1/3 and Otto Lopez was 2/4 with a walk and a run. Cavan Biggio was 1/3 with a walk, two RBI and two runs while Forrest Wall was 1/4 with a walk and a run. Mallex Smith was 0/2 with two walks, a stolen base and a run.

On the mound, Bowden Francis allowed all four runs, giving up six hits (one HR) and two walks with five strikeouts in five innings. Jacob Waguespack (1 IP, 2 K), A.J. Cole (1 IP, 1 H, 2 K), Kyle Johnston (1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K) and Bryan Baker (1 IP, 1 K).

W: Bryan Baker (5-1)
HR: Gregory Polanco 2 (6)

Player of the Game: Gregory Polanco

Roster Notes: Gabriel Moreno was assigned to the Buffalo Bisons from the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Kevin Smith was optioned to Buffalo from Toronto.

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