Three of our pitchers had a really rough day:
- Ryan Borucki started, went 2 innings, allowed 4 hits, 5 earned, 3 walk, 1 home run, with 1 strikeout. If he really is battling for a rotation spot, that won’t help. But I’m figuring he has a rotation spot.
- Ken Giles gave up 3 walks, 2 hits, 4 earned, without getting an out. Couldn’t find the plate.
- Ryan Tepera gave up 3 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts and 2 earned.
I’m not going to worry about Giles and Terpera, it seems that often veterans have a lousy first outing.
- Conor Fisk: Took over for Giles, gave up a sac fly and a double, which added 2 earned to Giles’ total and was helped out by Danny Jansen picking a runner off first.
- John Axford: 1 clean inning, with a strikeout.
- Tim Mayza: 1 inning, 1 hit, 1 k.
- Danny Barnes: 1 clean inning.
- Dalton Pompey: 2 for 3, k. He also made a couple of nice catches in the outfield (or at least according to Mike Wilner he did). A good day for Dalton.
- Eric Sogard: 0 for 1, walk, k.
- Randal Grichuk: 1 for 2, 3-run homer, walk. Nice showing in his first spring game.
- Rowdy Tellez: 0 for 3.
- Vladimir Guerrero, Jr.: 1 for 3. Double.
- Billy McKinney: 0 for 2.
- Danny Jansen: 0 for 2. Still looking for his first spring hit.
- Richard Urena: 1 for 3, k
- Jonathan Davis: 0 for 1, k.
- Santiago Espinal: 0 for 1, k.
- Max Penecost: 0 for 1, k.
- Andrew Guilotte: 0 for 1.
- Ramon Fields: 0 for 1
- Forrest Wall: 0 for 1.
- Bo Bichette: 1 for 2.
- Cavan Biggio: 1 for 2.
- Dwight Smith: 0 for 1.
Jays are now 1-4 on the spring. Tomorrow they have split squad games. Half the team is going to Disney World to play the Braves, with Sean Reid-Foley starting. The other half is staying home to host the Pirates. Aaron Sanchez is starting.