The affiliates had just two wins. New Hampshire won even though Sea Nolin did not have one of his best starts. Bluefield won with good pitching from Shane Dawson and Chase DeJong and three home runs from the offense.
Three affiliates lost late. Tyler Ybarra lost his control and the game in the tenth inning of a tied game. Vancouver gave up a run in the top of the ninth to lose. The GCL Jays gave up runs in the bottom of the eighth to lose. Elsewhere Buffalo and Lansing were well beaten. Newly drafted Kendall Graveman made his second start but couldn't get out of the first inning.
Drew Hutchison pitched well for Dunedin. Sergio Santos did not do well for Buffalo. Melky had two hits for Buffalo and Moises Sierra had a big hit for the GCL Jays.
Toledo 12 Buffalo 5
Ricky Romero was due to start but was pulled on Friday due to illness. Claudio Vargas replaced him and gave up five runs in three innings. Of more concern was Sergio Santos who pitched one inning and was charged with 4 runs. He gave up three hits, two were ground ball hits. There was an error behind him making 2 of the runs unearned. Joel Carreno also gave up 2 runs.
The Bisons had 10 hits, 9 of them singles. Melky Cabrera, Ryan Goins, Sean Ochinko and Mauro Gomez had two hits each. Pillar was 1-5, Gose 1-4.
New Hampshire 7 Trenton 4
Sean Nolin started and had one of his bad starts. He just pitched 5 innings and had 10 baserunners, 6 hits and 4 walks. Four hits and a walk came in the fourth inning where Trenton scored all 4 runs. Tyson Brummett pitched three shutout innings.
Adam Loewen led the hitters going 3-4 with a double nd 2 RBI's. Andy Burns also was 1-4 with a double and 2 RBI. AJ Jimenez was 2-5, Gabe Jacobo 2-3.
Fort Myers 3 Dunedin 1 - 10 innings
Tyler Ybarra had been pitching well for Dunedin but he showed his weakness last night. In the tenth inning he walked the bases loaded around a strikeout. An error allowed a run to score than a ground out another. Drew Hutchison made the start, he went 2.2 innings, didn't allow a hit but walked two. Scott Copeland followed and he pitched 5.1 innings and gave up the one run.
The Jays had only 4 hits, Marcus Knecht had two. The Jays only run was unearned.
Lansing 4 Kane County 8 - 6 innings
This gave got off to a bang with 7 runs in the first inning. Kevin Patterson hit a three run home run in the top of the inning. Kendall Graveman started for Lansing and the first four hitters reached. Gravemen was pulld in the first inning and replaced by Griffin Murphy. The team didn't help Graveman, a wild pitch, another walk and a throwing eror by Santiago Nessy helped get it to 4 runs for Kane County.
Lansing came back to tie the game but Tucker Donahue gave up 4 runs in the fifth. Jorge Flores and Patterson had two hits each.
Eugene 2 Vancouver 1
This came was tied at one in the ninth but Eugene scored one off Chuck Ghysels. Eric Bown had started and he held Eugene to one run over six innings.
LB Dantzler had three hits, half of the Vancouver total. Two of his hits were doubles and he had the Canadians only RBI.
Bristol 1 Bluefield 5
Bluefield scored their five runs in the first three innings. Nico Taylor, Mitch Nay and Jon Davis each hit solo home runs. Jesus Gonzalez singled in 2 runs. The Jays had 7 its by 7 different hitters.
Shne Dawson started but just pitched 3.1 innings. He had one hit, two walks and 3 K's. Chase DeJong pitched 4 shutout innings, 3 hits, no walks, 4 K's.
GCL Blue Jays 3 GCL Yankees 4
The Jays scored twice in the top of the eighth to take a 3-2 lead, but Jimmy Cordero and Kamakani Usui combined to give back those two runs. Chris Rowley started and recorded 9 strikeouts in 5.2 innings.
Tom Collins scored two of the Jays three runs. Franklin Barreto tripled him in for the Jays first run. Moises Sierra doubled in the two runs in the eighth. The Jays had 4 hits and those were it, 2 by Collins, and one each for Barreto and Sierra.
#3 - LB Dantzler
#2 - Chase DeJong
#1 - Adam Loewen