Scott Richmond had not given up a hit through four innings but he was beaten up for three runs in the fifth and three more in the sixth. The 51's could only get four hits off Jake Odorizzi, Chris Woodward had two.
Brandon Morrow went 4.2 innings, gave up three hits, no walks and six K's. He threw 67 pitches, and he has one more AA start to get him up to 85 pitches. Michael Dubee followed and gave up two runs. Marcus Stroman gave up a walk in his inning. Sam Dyson pitched a perfect ninth for the save.
New Hampshire took the lead in the fourth thanks to singles from Brad Glenn and Ryan Schimpf. Kevin Howard hit a two run home run in the fifth. The Fisher Cats added two more on a bases loaded error in the sixth. Jake Marisnick had another two hit game, both doubles. Howard, Schimpf and Brian Van Kirk also had two hits each.
Pitching was the story in this game. Sean Nolin went five innings and gave up two unearned runs on four hits. But the story was ten strikeouts for Nolin. Marcus Walden came out of the bullpen to relieve and he pitched two shutout innings. Danny Barnes had to get the last five outs for the save.
Kenny Wilson singled and scored on a sac fly in the first inning. But the seventh was the big inning for the Jays, they scored three runs. Jon Berti tripled in two and he scored the winning run on a single from Jon Jones. Wilson and Jones had two hits each.
Lansing - scheduled day off
Vancouver had only three hits in this game that they won in the bottom of the ninth. They were helped in the ninth by Yakima loading the bases via walks. Dwight Smith hit a sac fly for the winning run. Vancouver's other run came through a hit, an error and a ground out.
Kyle Anderson started for the Canadians and pitched six strong innings with just one run allowed.
Daniel Norris couldn't get out of the first inning. It started OK with a strikeout but then a single, hit batter and a walk loaded the bases. An infield single scored one but then Elizabethton completed the cycle with a double, a triple and a home run. Norris was pulled in the first inning having allowed seven runs. The bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings, of note Griffin Murphy pitched two more shutout innings with four K's.
Santiago Nessy homered for the first Jay run. The Jays added two in the fifth with a double from Eric Arce and a single by Christian Lopes being the key hits. The Jays only other hit was a single by Nessy in the ninth.
GCL Phillies 6 GCL Blue Jays 4 - 10 innings
There were lots of lead changes in this game that eventually ended up in extra innings. In the top of the tenth inning Chuck Ghysels gave up a two run home run and that was the difference in the game. Alonzo Gonzalez started and put on ten hitters in five innings. he escaped with just three runs allowed. Chase DeJong gave up one run in two innings pitched.
DJ Davis and Dawel Lugo had a part in the first three runs scored. In the first inning Davis walked, moved to third on a single by Logo and scored on a ground out. In the third Josh Almonte singled, Davis was hit by a pitch and Lugo again singled to load the bases. One run scored on another hit batter and the second run in the inning came on a ground out. The fourth Jays run was a solo home run from Shaun Valeriote. Lugo and Gabriel Cenas had two hits each. Davis had a double to go with his walk and being hit.
3rd star: Danny Barnes
2nd star: Kyle Anderson
1st star: Sean Nolin