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Blue Jays Minor League Report - April 28

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The Baby Jays went 2-2 on Tuesday night, getting good starts from Randy Wolf & Conner Greene and HR's from Matt Newman & Melky Mesa

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BUF (12-7) - L 1-0
NH (11-9) - W 7-5
DUN (9-11) - L 9-1
LAN (13-6) - W 3-1

Buffalo Recap
Buffalo took a hard fought loss against Norfolk, as they gave up the winning run in the top of the 9th and lost 1-0. Buffalo made 3 errors, and one proved costly as Norfolk pushed their run across on a Ryan Tepera error. Buffalo only had 2 runners reach 2nd base on the night, even though they had 7 hits and 2 walks. Norfolk finished with 10 hits and 3 walks.

  • Randy Wolf started and pitched 7 scoreless innings. He allowed 6 hits and 3 walks on the night. Wolf had 5 K's and got 10 ground ball outs
  • Luis Perez made his 2015 AAA debut and got 1 out after giving up 2 hits.
  • Ryan Tepera came in and got out of the 8th before being charged with the run in the 9th. He threw 1.1 innings, and gave up a hit. Tepera also struck out 2 batters
  • Colt Hynes got the 27th out of the game, but not before giving up a hit and allowing 1 of his 2 inherited runners to score

  • Ezequiel Carrera had 2 singles on the night.
  • Andy Wilkins had 2 singles and a strike out
  • Andy Burns picked up a double. He also struck out once and was caught stealing
  • Brad Glenn picked up another hit to raise his average to .140. He also struck out twice
  • Munenori Kawasaki had a single, but was caught stealing
  • Chris Colabello & A.J. Jimenez had walks

New Hampshire Recap
New Hampshire continued their hot stretch in a 7-5 win over Trenton. NH gave up 3 runs before they even came to bat, but was able to score 4 in the 3rd to get back in the game. Single runs in the 7th & 8th proved the difference. Both teams had 10 hits in this game with 4 extra base hits. New Hampshire didn't walk a batter and struck out 6. The FisherCat hitters had 3 walks and struck out 7 times

  • Michael Lee started this one and was able to get through 6 innings even with the shaky start. He was on the hook for 5 runs on 9 hits, including 2 HR's. Lee struck out 2 batters and got 9 ground outs to 2 fly ball outs
  • Greg Burke had a scoreless inning, allowing a hit and striking out 2
  • Matt West had another strong outing, throwing 2 perfect innings with 2 K's to pick up the save

  • Melky Mesa had a strong game with 3 hits, including his 2nd straight night with a HR.
  • Jon Berti also had 3 hits in this one
  • Matt Newman hit his 3rd HR of the year from the 9-hole. He struck out his other 3 AB's
  • Kevin Nolan had a triple and a strike out
  • Jake Fox had a double and drove in 2. He also picked up a walk
  • Dwight Smith had a hit in this one
  • Jack Murphy picked up 2 walks and also struck out once

Dunedin Recap
Dunedin took it on the chin again tonight against Daytona, losing 9-1. That makes the score over the last 2 games 19-1 for Daytona. This game was tied at 1 going into the 6th inning, when Daytona scored 7 to blow this one open. Daytona scored 9 runs on 12 hits. Dunedin scored a run on 5 hits

  • Luis Santos started and was strong through the first 5 innings, but allowed the first 3 batters to reach in the 6th and ended up giving up 4 runs. He allowed 4 hits, including a HR, and 2 walks. Santos picked up 5 K's
  • Jimmy Cordero had a rough night, giving up 4 runs in an inning. He allowed a HR on 3 hits and a walk. Cordero struck out 2 batters
  • Alberto Tirado threw a scoreless inning with 2 K's
  • Alonzo Gonzalez made his Dunedin debut, throwing an inning and allowing 2 hits and a walk, but no runs
  • Brady Dragmire pitched the 9th, allowing a run on 3 hits

  • David Harris had the best game for Dunedin, going 2-4 with a single & a double and scoring the only run for the D-Jays. He also struck out twice
  • Mitch Nay had a single and a walk
  • Matt Dean singled and struck out twice
  • Emilio Guerrero singled in Harris and K'd 2 times
  • Derrick Loveless had 2 walks and 2 K's
  • Christian Lopes had a walk and 2 strike outs

Lansing Recap
Lansing came out of their day off with a strong pitching performance in a 3-1 win at Lake County. The Lugs scored 3 runs on 6 hits and 2 Lake County errors. All 6 hits came from 3 hitters. The Lugnuts pitching gave up a walk and struck out 6. Lansing picked up 4 walks and 2 hit batters, striking out 8 times.

  • Conner Greene started and looked strong. He went 5 innings and allowed a run on 5 hits, including a solo HR. He struck out 4 batters and got 6 ground outs
  • Chase Mallard threw the last 4 innings to get the save. He gave up a hit and a walk

  • Anthony Alford had 2 hits on the night, including a double. He drove in a run and struck out twice
  • Gunnar Heidt had a single & a double in this one, and picked up a walk
  • Richard Urena had 2 singles. He also struck out once and was caught stealing
  • Tim Locastro scored 2 runs on a walk and a HBP
  • Dickie Joe Thon had a HBP and a sac bunt
  • D.J. Davis & Danny Jansen both had a walk and 2 K's

Look Ahead

BUF - Buffalo continues at home against Norfolk (BAL). Chad Jenkins starts for Buffalo
NH - New Hampshire takes on Trenton (NYY) at home. John Anderson makes the start
DUN - Dunedin takes the day off
LAN - Lansing starts a series at Lake County (CLE). Sean Reid-Foley takes the hill