Sam has gone on the 7 day DL so here is your emergency starter version of the MLU. Five wins and three losses for the affiliates on Thursday. Bluefield won two, New Hampshire stayed hot as did Richard Urena and Reese McGuire. Vancouver had a nice win. The GCL Jays had a walk-off, in more ways than one.
Buffalo lost 9-5 despite hitting 4 home runs. Scott Diamond was hit sround the park. Goins, Dominguez, Kotchman and Brown homered.
New Hampshire won 7-5. Richard Urena, Reese McGuire and Jason Leblebijian each had two hits. Derrick Loveless hit a three run home run. Wilmer Font started and got the win.
Dunedin scored two runs in the top of the ninth to tie this game at six all, but Clearwater scored a run off Alonzo Gonzalez in the bottom of the ninth for the win. Ryan McBroom and Dickie Thon each hit a two run home run. Chris Rowley started and gave up five runs.
Lansing lost 8-2. Angel Perdomo did not make it out of the fifth inning, his command was poor with four walks.
Vancouver had a nice 8-4 win. Joshua Palacios had three hits, two of them doubles, and two RBI. Jacob Anderson also had three hits, Yeltsin Gudino had two hits and three RBI. TJ Zeuch went four innings with five K's. He did give up a two run home run.
Bluefield played two. They won the first game 2-0 behind a seven inning complete game two hitter by Osman Gutierrez. Gutierrez had seven K's. The Jays won game 2, 5-3 despite being 0-12 with runners in scoring position. Nick Sinay had three hits. Between the two games Vlad Jr had two hits, two walks and four stolen bases.
The GCL Jays won 2-1 in ten innings. Francisco Rodriguez hit a solo home run. The game ended in a very GCL way....walk, hit batter, walk, hit batter. Dany Jimenez allowed one run in six innings.
Three stars: 1: Osman Gutierrez; 2: Derrick Loveless; 3: Nick Sinay