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A losing Tuesday night on the farm with only Buffalo emerging victorious in the four games played.

Buffalo Bisons

After giving up runs in his last three outings, Chad Girodo bounced back with three shutout frames in relief of Cesar Valdez. Matt Dermody has put together a string of eight scoreless outings after throwing a perfect eighth inning to gain his second win of the season. Murphy Smith got his second save with a one-walk ninth.

Roemon Fields extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a triple. Raffy Lopez clubbed his third homer with the Herd and enjoyed his second straight multi-hit game. Jonathan Diaz had two hits and a walk. Dwight Smith Jr. singled and Rowdy Tellez was plunked.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats

Sean Reid-Foley put up five shutout innings but he lost his mojo in the sixth by walking two batters and giving up a double to load up the bases with nobody out. Dusty Isaacs could only strand one of his runners. Reid-Foley walked three and struck out three while inducing six groundouts. He retired eight of nine at one point and picked off Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres at second base. Torres got his revenge by belting a two-run dinger off Chris Rowley, who took the loss.

Danny Jansen threw out Torres trying to steal second in his first half-inning at Double-A and had a base hit in four at-bats. Harold Ramirez pushed his hitting streak to seven with his third home run of the season. Gunnar Heidt had a double among his two hits and is hitting .353 in his last 10 games. Anthony Alford walked twice. Richard Urena and Ryan McBroom were a combined 0-for-8.

Dunedin Blue Jays

A frustrating outing for Angel Perdomo as he continues to walk too many batters with a BB/9 rate of 5.5. He was greeted by a leadoff triple that eventually scored on a groundout in the first inning. He gave up three more runs in the fifth on four singles, three of them classified as ground ball base hits and the other on a soft line drive. He struck out three and produced seven groundball outs. William Ouelette made his season debut with two innings of one-run ball on a hit and two walks while striking three. The 6-foot-1 righty from Fullerton, California was a free-agent signing out of Cal State-San Bernardino last summer and went 1-0 with a 3.22 ERA with the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays.

The D-Jays offence was no-hit by Jose De Leon over five innings with Troy Tulowitzki and Josh Almonte the only ones to reach base via the walk. Tulo was 0-for-2 as the DH. Andrew Guillotte had two of the Jays four hits to give him three straight multi-hit games, going 7-for-12 in that span. Mike Reeves singled in the only run in his return from New Hampshire.

Lansing Lugnuts

Jake Thomas has drawn 30 walks in 22 games. Nick Sinay had three hits, including a double and a single. Josh Palacios had two hits and a walk while Bradley Jones doubled. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had a walk but Bo Bichette was 0-for-4 while Edward Olivares went 0-for-5.

Geno Encina struck out three over three innings but gave up two runs on six hits (including a homer) to see his ERA go up to 1.14. Nick Hartman put up two scoreless frames.

*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Matt Dermody, Buffalo

2. Jonathan Diaz, Buffalo

1. Raffy Lopez, Buffalo

Tuesday's Linescores

Wednesday's Schedule/Probable Starters

Fort Wayne @ Lansing, 10:35 am ET - Justin Maese (4-2, 4.09)
Syracuse @ Buffalo, 6:05 pm ET - T.J. House (4-2, 2.38)
Charlotte @ Dunedin, 6:30 pm ET - T.J. Zeuch (2-1, 2.57)
Trenton @ New Hampshire, 6:35 pm ET - Conner Greene (1-2, 3.27)

Extra Innings
  • The Buffalo News has a story on Roemon Fields.
  • Canadian hurler Andrew Case reached a special milestone in his last outing for Dunedin.
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uglyone - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 12:53 AM EDT (#342153) #
funny enough but every CS by jansen encourages me. its his arm that i'm most worried about.
Mike Green - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 01:51 PM EDT (#342172) #
The Lugnuts blew a 4-3 ninth inning lead today and lost 6-4.  Bo Bichette provided the offence, with a single, double and two walks in four plate appearances. 
Mike Green - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 01:56 PM EDT (#342173) #
Shi Davidi reports that Reese McGuire's injury is to his left oblique and that he will be out for several more weeks.  McGuire throws right-handed so this injury does not sound too bad- he will need it to get healed for catching and tagging purposes though.

Davidi also confirms that Pompey has started playing in extended.
China fan - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 02:21 PM EDT (#342174) #
Here's a good piece on our favourite prospect Danny Jansen, plus an update on a few other prospects:

(Ignore the error in the first photo caption at the top of this page....)
China fan - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 02:25 PM EDT (#342176) #
They've fixed the error in the photo caption. They had originally identified Guerrero Jr. as Bichette, and vice-versa.
Nigel - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 02:28 PM EDT (#342177) #
Plus a SB for Bichette. That is an outstanding display of a wide variety of offensive skills. In many respects, I'm more impressed by that kind of line than a 3HR game. Not that that wouldn't be fun too.
China fan - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 02:33 PM EDT (#342178) #
Some other interesting new tidbits from the same article:

Alford could be promoted to Buffalo soon if he has a couple more good weeks.

Gurriel has resumed baseball activity in Dunedin as he rehabs his hamstring injury.

Jon Berti, recovering from a concussion, has resumed activity in Dunedin.

Guerrero Jr. and Bichette are unlikely to be promoted soon. The Jays don't want to rush them too much.

Ryan Borucki recently struck out 8 hitters in a 3.2 inning appearance, but the Jays are trying to limit his innings this year.

Max Pentecost is earning praise for his catching, and is working on improving his blocking.
#2JBrumfield - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 02:58 PM EDT (#342179) #
The Lugnuts blew a 4-3 ninth inning lead today and lost 6-4.

I jinxed it by publishing this story on Lugnuts closer Jackson McClelland, forgetting Lansing was playing this morning. D'OH! There's still some interesting stuff about McClelland that came out of a recent interview with Lugnuts play-by-play man Jesse Goldberg-Strassler.
PeterG - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 03:19 PM EDT (#342181) #
His parents were visiting from California to watch him pitch so perhaps that was the jinx (and perhaps some nervousness) rather than your article.
jerjapan - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 07:32 PM EDT (#342185) #
Longtime scout (and former Jays scout) Ted Lekas has joined 2080 baseball with a close look at four of the NH pitchers - Greene, SRF, Mayza and Rios - for anyone interested in more in-depth scouting profiles on these guys.  He's got some promising things to say about Greene in particular, and thinks Mayza is a legit option for the big league pen later in the season.
PeterG - Wednesday, May 17 2017 @ 10:04 PM EDT (#342189) #
Nice find Jerjapan. Alford had 4 hits tonight.
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