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Baby Jays Minor League Report - April 25

The Baby Jays go 3-1 Saturday Night as Matt Dean hits 2 HR's and Chris Colabello adds to his affiliate leading HR total

Ricky Romero received his walking papers today.
Ricky Romero received his walking papers today.
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BUF (12-4) - W 7-1
NH (9-8) - W 10-5
DUN (8-9) - W 9-8 in 12 innings
LAN (11-6) - L 4-2 in 7 innings

Buffalo Recap
Buffalo continued its hot streak with a 7-1 win over Lehigh Valley, as they are 11-1 over their past 12 games. The Herd had 11 hits, including 3 doubles and a HR, and 2 walks. The pitchers held the IronPigs to 7 hits and no walks. They struck out 7

  • Rob Rasmussen started and went 3 innings in his first start of the year. He allowed a run on 4 hits (2 doubles). He also struck out 4 batters
  • Scott Barnes followed with 2 clean innings, striking out 1
  • Ryan Tepera had 2 hitless innings, striking out a batter
  • Colt Hynes threw the last 2 innings, giving up 3 hits and getting 1 K

  • Chris Colabello continued his hot streak, getting 3 hits. He had his Baby Jay leading 5th HR in the first, and added a single and a double later.
  • Andy Wilkins had a single and a double, scoring 2 runs
  • Ezequiel Carrera & Munenori Kawasaki had 2 hits each at the top of the order. Carrera picked up his 4th SB of the season
  • Caleb Gindl added a double and scored a run. He also had 2 K's
  • Matt Hague continued his hot week with another hit and a walk

New Hampshire Recap
New Hampshire got back over .500 with a good start to keep things close until the offense was able to break open a 1-1 tie in the 5th. The Fisher Cats got 3 in the 5th, 5 in the 6th and another in the 7th to pull away. They pounded out 20 hits, including 4 extra base hits. Every starter picked up a hit in the 10-5 win. The pitchers gave up 11 hits but were able to limit the damage for the most part

  • Matt Boyd started and got hit hard in the first, but settled in for his longest outing of the season. Boyd went 6.1 innings, allowing 3 runs on 5 hits and a walk. He struck out 6 as well
  • Matt West followed with 1.2 innings of scoreless ball. He gave up 3 hits, but was able to strike out 5 batters
  • Arik Sikula threw the 9th inning to shut it down, although it wasn't pretty. He allowed 2 runs on 3 hits and struck out 1, who still reached base. He also balked a runner in

  • K.C. Hobson had a perfect night, going 5-5, all singles
  • Jorge Flores had a 3 hit night, including a double
  • Ryan Schmipf had a double and hit HR #3 on the year
  • Melky Mesa had 2 hits, including a triple and 2 K's
  • Jake Fox had 2 hits, while Jack Murphy added 2 hits and 2 walks
  • Jon Berti had 2 singles
  • Dwight Smith and Shane Optiz both had singles as well. Smith walked, struck out twice, and added an OF assist

Dunedin Recap
Dunedin played some free baseball to get past Brevard County 9-8. The teams went back and forth early; Dunedin tied the game in the 8th to send it to extras. Brevard County scored 2 in the top of 11; Dunedin tied it in the bottom and then won on a walk-off in the 12th. Dunedin had 14 hits and 6 walks and took advantage of 3 errors. The pitchers gave up 12 hits and 10 walks. They also struck out 10 batters and got 4 double plays. Both teams had 2 HR's in the game.

  • Jeremy Gabryszwski started for the first time this year, and went 3.1 innings, allowing 4 runs. He gave up 7 hits, including a HR, and walked 3 batters. Scrabble II struck out 2
  • Alberto Tirado gave up 2 runs in his 2.2 innings. He allowed 2 hits, on a 2-run HR, and walked a batter. Tirado did strike out 4
  • Brady Dragmire pitched 2 scoreless. He allowed a hit and 2 walks and struck out 1
  • Jimmy Cordero threw 2 scoreless innings. He struck out 3
  • Scott Silverstein had another rough outing, as he went 1.1 innings and allowed the 2 runs in the 11th. He gave up 2 hits and 4 walks
  • Wil Browning got the last 2 outs

  • Matt Dean had a strong game, with 3 hits, including 2 HR's. Dean now has 3 on the year.
  • Jorge Saez went 4-5 with 2 doubles, but was thrown out trying to stretch a double into a triple and a single into a double
  • Dawel Lugo had 2 doubles, a walk and a K on the night
  • Christian Lopes & Derrick Loveless both had 2 hit nights. Loveless had 2 OF assists on guys trying to score
  • Ian Parmley had a hit and 2 walks, but also struck out 3 times and was picked off
  • Emilio Guerrero had 2 walks and 2 K's

Lansing Recap
Lansing lost a rain-shortened game in Bowling Green 4-2. The offense had 9 hits and 4 walks, while only striking out once, but couldn't put more runs on the board. The pitching gave up 7 hits, but 2 of those were HR's. Lansing will rue the 6th inning when they loaded the bases with no one out, but only scored 1 run.

  • Chase De Jong had his roughest outing of the year to date. He went 6 innings, allowing 4 runs on 6 hits (2 HR's) and a walk. He did strike out 3 and had a wild pitch
  • Carlos Ramirez made his 2015 debut and threw an inning, allowing a hit and striking out 1

  • Dickie Joe Thon had 2 singles and a walk in this one, however he was thrown out at the plate trying to score as well
  • Rowdy Tellez continued his hot hitting with his 5th multi-hit game in the last 10.
  • Chris Carlson had a double and a strike out
  • Tim Locastro was on base 3 times, with a single, a walk and another HBP
  • Ryan McBroom & D.J. Davis each had a single and a walk. Davis was caught stealing as well
  • Anthony Alford had a single

Look Ahead
- Continue against Lehigh Valley (PHI). Andrew Albers takes the mound
NH - At home against Binghamton (NYM). Taylor Cole makes the start
DUN - Welcome Daytona (CIN) to town to continue their home stand. Brad Allen takes the ball
LAN - Continues at Bowling Green (TB) hoping someone in the system can beat a TB affiliated club. Starlyn Suriel makes the start