Lansing was the only bright spot on Wednesday. Lansing hammered the first place Quad Cities with twelve hits and twelve runs including home runs from Anthony Alford and Richard Urena. Rowdy Tellez had three RBI. Elsewhere none of the games were close. Fekix Doubront had a rough start while Matt Hague picked up his usual two hits. Dalton Pompey had two hits for New Hampshire. Dunedin got some hits but their pitching was shellacked.
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The affiliates picked up two wins in five tries on Tuesday. Two of the losses were the result of a doubleheader sweep. The Lansing Lugnuts had a chance to put up their feet and relax.
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A 3-0 Monday night on the farm featured a ton of offence, especially from the man who was selected by the Blue Jays with their first round pick in 2012. It was the kind of performance that will make the Jays brass feel so nice. Meantime, one game was suspended due to fog while New Hampshire had the night off.
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Three losses on the farm on Sunday with Dunedin having a day off. Both Buffalo and New Hampshire outhit their opponents and lost. New Hampshire's manager and pitching coach were both ejected for arguing a three run home run that they claimed was foul. Lansing were tied in the ninth but lost by five. Richard Urena drove in three runs.
Somebody had to start it.
The affiliates were 4-1 on the strength of several good pitching performances.
Matt Boyd almost pitched a complete game shutout, he left in the ninth with a three hitter. New Hampshire won 1-0, a triple from Shane Opitz was the big hit. Daniel Norris pitched in and out of trouble while conceding three runs. Clayton Richard shut down the Bisons. Justin Shafer blew a three run lead and Dunedin lost in the ninth. Shane Dawson had a bad start for Lansing.
In a role reversal of Monday, the affiliates went 1-3 Tuesday with the only win coming in the Dominican Republic. Lansing had nothing to do with this.
The affiliates won three out of four on Monday with all three wins happening in the U.S. New Hampshire had the night off.
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