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The affiliates today were 3-1 highlighted by an offensive outburst from Dunedin, and a strong performance from DJ Davis in Lansing.  Dunedin won again, improving their record to 15-4.



Buffalo 0 Scranton WB 5

Kyle Drabek started for the Bisons today,  Kyle threw 5.2 innings giving up 2 unearned runs on 5 hits, with 3 walks, and 4 strikeouts.  Bobby Korecky pitched a scoreless 1.1 innings, and Chad Jenkins gave up 3 earned runs over 1 inning.

The Bisons were unable to score any runs today, but Kevin Pillar was the lone bright star today having 3 hits including a double.

 

New Hampshire 7 New Britain 5

Aaron Sanchez continued to have control issues which lead him to giving up 4 runs (2 earned) over 4 innings on 4 hits, with 4 walks, and 3 strikeouts.  Richard Bleier and Gregory Infante followed with 5 combined scoreless innings.

AJ Jimenez knocked in 2 runs, and Andy Burns was 2-3 with 3 runs scored, a double, triple, and a walk.

 

Dunedin 12 Lakeland 4

Dunedin continued to roll scoring 15 runs thanks to contributions from everyone in the lineup.  Dalton Pompey and KC Hobson each had a home run in the offensive outburst.

On the pitching side Jesse Hernandez gave up 4 runs over 6 innings.  Danny Barnes, Efrain Nieves, and Black McFarland each followed with a scoreless inning.

 

Lake County 5 Lansing 6

Today Adonys Cardona got the start with his piggy-back partner Chase De Jong.  Adonys was hit hard giving up 4 runs (3 earned) on 5 hits over 2.2 innings with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts.  Chase had some control issues but pitched 3 scoreless innings, with 2 hits, 3 walks, and 3 strikeouts. 

DJ Davis had a monster game going 2-5 with a triple, with 5 RBIs.

 

Three Stars

1- DJ Davis

2- Dalton Pompey

3- Kevin Pillar



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Mike Green - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 09:34 AM EDT (#285226) #
Pompey is now at .342/.407/.432 and 10-0 stealing bases (he has been picked off once).  Dunedin is not a favourable hitting environment, so this is great, especially for a fine-fielding 21 year old centerfielder. 
tercet - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 10:05 AM EDT (#285229) #
Yea Dalton and Dwight Smith have started well in Dunedin, I'd love for them to keep these starts up, but I'm not too confident about it.
finch - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 11:14 AM EDT (#285234) #
What's the scouting report on Emillio Guerrero? Is he defense strong enough to stick at short? I'm curious if the Jays could groom him into being a 2B...
Gerry - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 11:32 AM EDT (#285235) #
I had a scouting report on him last summer after I was in Lansing. Guerrero is tall for a shortstop at 6'4" and very skinny. The jury is still out as to whether he can stick at short but he is more likely to be a 3B than a 2B given his size.
finch - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 12:32 PM EDT (#285239) #
Thanks G. I'm interested in seeing how is bat holds up this year.
Sano - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 01:01 PM EDT (#285240) #
Someone from Baseball Prospectus was interviewed on the Blue Jays Plus podcast a week or so ago and said that Emilio Guerrero was one to watch. He agreed with Gerry's assessment that he will likely be shifted over to 3B or 2B at some point. But apparently he has power to spare, he talked about Guerrero hitting an absolute bomb when he was watching him.
tercet - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 01:37 PM EDT (#285245) #
Deck with another very good start, at what point does he possibly move up to Buffalo at expense of Kyle or Ricky?

eldarion - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 01:52 PM EDT (#285247) #
Guerrero's OPSing 1.016 over his last 10 games. Impressive.It would be nice to have a legit, high upside middle infield prospect.
SK in NJ - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 02:57 PM EDT (#285251) #
"Deck with another very good start, at what point does he possibly move up to Buffalo at expense of Kyle or Ricky?"

Jenkins and Deck should be starting in AAA. Drabek is coming off two Tommy John Surgeries and couldn't find the strike zone when he was healthy. Romero's last good season was 2011. It's now 2014 and he looks just as lost as ever.

I'm a little disappointed that instead of trying to see what they have with Jenkins and McGuire, they are instead opting to prolong the inevitable (Drabek to the pen and Romero to another organization after being released) by having the latter two take up rotation spots from those more deserving.

I don't expect Deck and Jenkins to be more than #5 starters if they ever stick in the majors, but that's more than anyone can reasonably expect from Drabek or Romero at this point.
whiterasta80 - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 03:50 PM EDT (#285254) #
I'll take a legitimate high upside prospect at any non-pitching position.
Gerry - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 04:02 PM EDT (#285256) #
Kenny wilson has been lost on waivers to the Twins. So essentially the Jays traded Kenny Wilson for Darin Mastroianni.
Mike Green - Thursday, April 24 2014 @ 04:55 PM EDT (#285257) #
...which makes sense.  The Jays are aiming to win now.  The Twins are building.
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