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Baby Bird Brief - May 13

Baby Jays go 1-3 on the season with Lansing picking up a win, and Buffalo & Dunedin losing tight low-scoring games. Rowdy Tellez has a huge game for Lansing and Felix Doubront with a strong debut

Felix Doubront threw 5 shutout innings in his 2015 debut
Felix Doubront threw 5 shutout innings in his 2015 debut
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BUF (17-16) - L 1-0
NH (16-17) - L 10-6
DUN (14-19) - L 2-1
LAN (18-15) - W 6-4

Buffalo Recap
Buffalo was able to hold Durham to 2 hits and 3 walks on Wednesday night, but couldn't find any offense in a 1-0 loss. The winning run came in on a ground out in the 6th inning. Buffalo had lead off doubles in the 2nd & 3rd innings and 2 runners on in the 4th, but couldn't score as Andy Burns was thrown out at the plate in the 4th. Buffalo had 7 hits and 2 walks at the dish. Durham had 2 hits and 3 walks for the game. The Bulls also had 3 stolen bases. Buffalo's down fall was going 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position and left 7 runners on base

  • Felix Doubront made his debut for the season and looked solid. He went 5 innings, allowing a hit and a walk. Doubront struck out 3 as well. He threw 75 pitches, 41 strikes and had 4 ground outs
  • Rob Rasmussen gave up the run on a hit, a walk and 3 stolen bases
  • Chad Jenkins threw 2 scoreless innings. He allowed a walk and struck out 2
  • Bobby Korecky had an inning of scoreless relief

  • Chris Dickerson had 2 hits, including a double. He also K'd once
  • Brad Glenn had 2 hits on the night
  • A.J. Jimenez had a double
  • Matt Hague singled to extend his hit streak to 14-games
  • Andy Burns had a single and 2 walks
  • Dalton Pompey had a rough game going 0-4 with 3 strike outs

New Hampshire Recap
New Hampshire fell behind by 7 runs before they even came to bat and couldn't make up all that ground in a 10-6 loss to New Britain. New Britain had 12 hits and 4 walks. They also struck out 6 times. New Hampshire had 10 hits on the day and added 3 walks. The Fisher Cats only struck out once.

  • Casey Lawrence started and gave up 9 runs on 10 hits and 2 walks. 2 of the hits were home runs in the first 2 innings. Lawrence did not strike out any
  • Tiago Da Silva went 2 scoreless innings. Da Silva struck out 3 batters
  • Arik Sikula allowed a run on 2 hits and 2 walks, as he continues to struggle with New Hampshire

  • Kevin Nolan had 2 hits, including a 3-run HR in the 4th. He also struck out once
  • Pierce Rankin had 2 hits, including a 2-run HR in the 6th. He also added a walk
  • Dwight Smith had a 2 hit game
  • Matt Newman, K.C. Hobson, Christian Lopes & Shane Optiz all added singles
  • Jon Berti & Jorge Flores each walked once

Dunedin Recap
Dunedin couldn't find much offense as they lost 2-1 to Fort Myers on Wednesday. Dunedin took the lead in the 7th, gave it right back and then lost in a walk off in the 9th. Dunedin had 7 hits and 4 walks on the game. The D-Jays struck out 8 times. Fort Myers could only manage 5 singles and 2 walks. Fort Myers also had 7 strike outs

  • Luis Santos looked solid again through 6 innings. He ended up allowing a run on 3 hits in 6.1 innings. Santos struck out 5 and had 5 ground outs and 6 fly outs
  • Brady Dragmire gave up 2 walks and struck out one in a scoreless 1.1 innings. Dragmire picked up 1 K
  • Chad Girodo took the loss as he gave up a run on 2hits in an inning of work. He struck out 1

  • Roemon Fields had 2 hits on the night, including his 6th double of the year.
  • L.B. Dantzler continues to hit well as he had 2 singles. Dantzler has a 9-game hit streak and has multi-hit games in 4 straight and 5 of 6
  • Mitch Nay had a 2-hit game
  • Dawel Lugo had the D-Jays other single
  • Matt Dean had a walk and 2 K's
  • Dickie Joe Thon had a bases loaded walk for the only Dunedin run scored
  • Ian Parmley added 2 K's

Lansing Recap
Lansing & South Bend traded 2-run innings as the Lugs were able to pick up a 6-4 victory. South Bend picked up 2 unearned runs in the bottom of 9, but that was as close as the game got. Lansing got 2 2-run home runs in the game among their 13 hits. The Lugs also had 3 walks, 2 hit by pitch and 5 strike outs. South Bend had 8 hits, 1 hit batter and 3 walks. Lugnut pitchers also picked up 10 strikeouts.

  • Shane Dawson started and went 6 solid innings. He allowed 2 runs on 4 hits and struck out 6. Dawson hit a batter and recorded 6 ground outs and 4 fly outs
  • Andrew Case threw 2 scoreless innings, but wasn't fantastic. Case gave up 2 hits and 3 walks, and also struck out 2
  • Phil Kish allowed 2 unearned runs on 2 hits and 2 K's

  • Rowdy Tellez had a big game as he picked up 3 doubles and a 2-run HR in the 7th. It was Rowdy's 5th of the year. He scored 2 runs, drove in 3 and was thrown out at the plate as well. He also made the error in the 9th
  • Richard Urena hit a 2-run HR in the 1st inning
  • Danny Jansen had a single and a double
  • D.J. Davis had 2 hits on the night
  • Anthony Alford had a hit, a walk and a strike out
  • Ryan McBroom & Tim Locastro each had a hit and were hit by a pitch. Locastro is up to 11 and McBroom is sitting at 6
  • Gunnar Heidt had a hit and 2 strike outs
  • J.D. Davis scored 2 runs on 2 walks in the game

Look Ahead
- Buffalo welcomes Toledo (DET). Scott Copeland gets the start after being pushed back for Doubront
NH - New Hampshire travelled to Binghamton (NYM) to start a series. Taylor Cole gets the ball
DUN - Dunedin takes on Fort Myers (MIN) again. Jeremy Gabryszwski starts
LAN - Lansing takes on South Bend (CHC) in an early morning game. Conner Greene takes the mound