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Blue Jays Minor League Recap for June 18: D.J. Davis and Anthony Alford Make Their Pro Debuts

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Only 3 of the Jays minor league teams played yesterday (well, 4 actually, but I'm ignoring the Dominican Summer League for now).

Dunedin Blue Jays lost to Clearwater 11-7

The first game back for Dunedin after the break for the FSL All-Star game. Kevin Nolan, Jon Talley, Ryan Schimpf, Casey Lawrence, Egan Smith, Danny Barnes, Sean Nolin and Jack Murphy all made the FSL North Team.

  • Ryan Tepera made his first start for Dunedin, after being sent down from New Hampshire. 3 innings, 4 hits, 2 earned, 2 walks, 5 k.
  • Jesse Hernandez also pitched for Dunedin for the first time. He moved up from Lansing. It wasn't a successful start to his FSL career: 1.1, 8 hits, 6 earned, 1k.
  • Alan Farina got into his 2nd game since coming back from Tommy John. 1.0, 0 hits, 0 walks, 1 k.
  • Kevin Nolan: 1 for 4, double, walk, 2k, caught stealing. .323/.393/.486.
  • Ryan Schimpf: 1 for 4, walk, 3 k, caught stealing. .269/.352/.466.
  • Jake Marisnick: 0 for 4, walk, 2 k. .257/.333/.424.
  • Jon Talley: 2 for 5, HR, k. .304/.396/.438.
  • Marcus Knecht: 2 for 3, double, walk, k. .234/.335/.446.
  • Kevin Ahrens: 1 for 3, walk, k. .256/.352/.352.
  • Jack Murphy: 2 for 4, 2 doubles, k. .242/.335/.417.
  • Michael Crouse: 2 for 4, HR, k, caught stealing. .209/.305/.328.

Vancouver and GCL games after the jump.

Vancouver Canadians beat Spokane Indians 9-1

The Canadians are 3-1.

  • Colton Turner started: 3.0, 1 hit, 1 earned, 2 walks, 3 k.
  • Bobby Brosnahan: 3.0, 3 k. Win.
  • Dalton Pompey: 0 for 3, 2 walks, 2 steals. .188/.381/.250, 3 steals after 4 games.
  • Nicholas Baligod: 2 for 5, double, k. .313/.421/.438.
  • Kellen Sweeney: 1 for 4, double. .125/.263/.188. Moved down from Lansing.
  • Jordan Leyland: 2 for 5, 2 k. .250/.400/.250.
  • Dan Klein: 2 for 5, double, HR, k. .333/.385/.917.
  • Matt Johnson: 2 for 4, walk, steal. .286/.444/.286.
  • Derrick Chung: 1 for 5, double, 3 k. .200/.200/.400.

GCL Blue Jays lost to GCL Pirates 13-3 (their first game of the season)

  • John Anderson: start, 2.0, 3 hits, 4 earned, 1 walk, 1 k, loss.
  • Zak Adams: 2.2, 9 hits, 7 earned, 2 walks.
  • Mark Biggs: 2.0, 3 hits, 2 earned, 1 HR, 1 walk.
  • Adonys Cardona: 1.0, 1 hit, 1 walk, 2 k.
  • D.J. Davis: 1 for 3, 2 k, 1 caught stealing.
  • Anthony Alford: 1 for 4.
  • Jesus Gonzalez: 2 for 4, 2 doubles.
  • Seth Conner: 2 for 3.
  • Gabriel Cenas: 1 for 3, HR, walk, k.