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The affliates won five out of seven Tuesday with the boys on the Gulf Coast sweeping a doubleheader. Dunedin lost and Vancouver was slaughtered.

Buffalo Bisons

Mike Ohlman and Raffy Lopez clubbed three-run dingers among their two hits and a walk. Michael Saunders and Gregorio Petit had two hits apiece.

T.J. House lasted five innings and allowed two runs on four hits and two walks while whiffing six for the win. Tim Mayza struck out three in two shutout frames.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats

Jonathan Davis and Tim Lopes each socked a two-run dinger with Davis enjoying a 2-for-2 night at the plate with two walks and a stolen base and Lopes getting three hits. Lourdes Gourriel Jr. was 1-for-4.

Jon Harris delivered seven solid innings of one-run ball on four hits and a walk while striking out seven for a Game Score of 76. Dusty Isaacs had the two-inning save.

Dunedin Blue Jays

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and Bo Bichette had two but the on-base leader was Connor Panas with a hit and three walks.

Ryan Borucki served up two home runs and gave up four runs over six frames but had a 6-0 K/BB total.

Vancouver Canadians

Wilfri Aleton pitched three shutout innings but wound up giving up seven over 4-1/3. Miguel Burgos and William Ouellette gave up eight runs between them and Bobby Eveld was scored upon as well. Orlando Pascual stood out for striking out the side in his lone inning of one-hit ball. Matt Morgan—normally a catcher—had to pitch in this one and gave up more runs.

David Jacob clubbed a three-run homer among his two hits. Reggie Pruitt singled and stole a base. Logan Warmoth was 1-for-5.

Bluefield Blue Jays

Ryan Noda walked it off with a triple to score a bunt single by Yorman Rodriguez. Noda also had a home run to complete the tough part of the cycle and added a base on balls.

Randy Pondler scattered three hits and a walk over six scoreless frames and struck out three. Mitch McKown blew the save by giving up a run over two innings but struck out four. Graham Spraker struck out three over two scoreless frames beforeJoe DiBenedetto picked up the win with a scoreless 11th.

GCL Blue Jays

Nate Pearson made his pro debut with a scoreless first inning with one hit allowed and two strikeouts. Elieser Medrano spun five innings of shutout ball on three hits while striking out six and walking nobody. Gaudy Ramirez struck out the side in the seventh. Emilio Guerrero doubled and drove in two runs. D.J. Neal had two hits and a stolen base. Otto Lopez had a hit and Davis Schneider drew a walk.

The second game saw Patrick Murphy pitched two frames of one-hit ball while ringing up three batters.Claudio Galva got the win with four scoreless innings of three-hit ball, striking out one. Joseph Reyes and Hagen Danner were 1-for-3 with two RBIs apiece. Schneider had a hit and a walk and Dominic Abbadessa had a hit, a hit by pitch and a stolen base.

DSL Blue Jays

Hugo Cardona had two hits and an RBI and Kenny Mauricio was 2-for-2 with a walk and a run batted in.

Nathaniel Perez put together five shutout innings of two hit ball, walking one and plunking one. He struck out eight for a Game Score of 72. Luis Mendoza, Nicolas Medina and Yunior Hinojosa earned holds and the save respectively.

*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Jonathan Davis, New Hampshire

2. Jon Harris, New Hampshire

1. Ryan Noda, Bluefield

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Mike Green - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 10:39 AM EDT (#345506) #
Plenty of hurting and crying going on.  Nice one, #2JB.

Jon Harris has had 4 good starts in a row, with 4 walks and 20 strikeouts in 26.2 innings.  Last night, he threw 112 pitches- the first time he has thrown over 100 this season.  He's 23 years old and if he is putting together at double A, that would be wonderful.  Anybody have first hand scouting reports or newspaper accounts on new pitches, delivery changes...?

Jonathan Davis is obviously a longshot of the Reed Johnson type- he just turned 25.  He gets on base a lot, runs well, has medium range power, and can play all 3 outfield positions reasonably well (check out the video on him).   He is a candidate for a shot at a big-league job within the next year if he takes a small step forward (pushes to his batting average to .275-.280). 
Marc Hulet - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 10:59 AM EDT (#345507) #
Justin Maese is active for the GCL game today. Good news.
ramone - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 11:32 AM EDT (#345508) #
Great to hear about Maese, for those with a BP subscription there is a full breakdown on Bichette today and it's awesome in detail. Won't paste anything from it other than the grades:

Hit: 60
Power: 60
Baserunning/Speed: 50
Glove: 50
Arm: 60
ramone - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 11:36 AM EDT (#345509) #
Sorry double post, on the Dunedin Jays broadcast this morning they said Tom Robson has been promoted to New Hampshire
PeterG - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 11:47 AM EDT (#345510) #
and Andrew case has been promoted to Buffalo
jerjapan - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 01:14 PM EDT (#345517) #
Now THAT is a scouting line I can get behind.  I'll ask again, anyone think Bo is going to finish the season ahead of Vlad on our prospect rankings? 

There has been lots of talk about the Jays failure to develop position players which I disagree with, but the more I think about it, perhaps we do have an issue with developing power hitters?  Nay, Dean, Williams, Wise?  I think Tellez is legit, but for those who don't, add him to the list.

Jonathan Davis has been doing his 4th OF thing for a few years now - I definitely like him, but he seems more likely to be a rule v draftee candidate than an OF for us next year.  One of the big reasons for dealing off marginal vets - even if for a marginal return - is to take a look at young guys like Davis in September.  No chance the FO is willing to do this IMO - they seem pretty worried about optics.

PeterG - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 01:25 PM EDT (#345518) #
I wouldn't give up completely on Nay just yet. His development has been severely hampered by injuries. He is recovering well with Lansing while saying that he feels he is only about 70%.

I doubt the prospect rankings will place Bo ahead of Vlad. They will continue to say there are questions about his swing just as they said there were questions about Chris Sale's delivery.

I also think that some estimates of a 3 year ETA are overly conservative. Looking at how they are both adapting to FSL, I would say, barring injuries, 1 1/2 to 2 years tops. How long did Mike Trout play in the minors?
jerjapan - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 01:31 PM EDT (#345521) #
Nay is the best of the bunch for sure, but even before his injuries, his lone good season came in rookie ball.  I still have a bit of hope for him, but 18 career HRs in 1253 ABs speaks to my point.

I agree that a 3 year ETA feels overly conservative.  If these kids keep it up, they will both start next year in AA.  Remarkable!  When was the last time we had a pair of position prospects like this?

finch - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 01:57 PM EDT (#345524) #
Delgado and Shawn Green?
jerjapan - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 02:40 PM EDT (#345526) #
Good call Finch.  They both played at the same level during Green's minor league tenure.  Interesting to look back at his stats now - he started in Dunedin at 19.  After a full season, he went to AA for a year getting a cup of coffee at the end of the season despite pedestrian numbers (if you disregard his age).   At 21 he dominated AAA and was in the bigs for good after that.  Very, very aggressive promotions given his age and results, yet it's hard to argue with the results.
PeterG - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 02:40 PM EDT (#345527) #
2 hits and 2 walks in 4 PA for Gurriel in NH game today.
James W - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 02:44 PM EDT (#345528) #
Trout was drafted in 2009, and played Rookie and Lo-A that year. 2010 he played Lo-A and Hi-A (Midwest and Cal leagues). 2011 he played AA and MLB, and 2012 he played 20 games of AAA, then MLB for good.
China fan - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 05:24 PM EDT (#345532) #
Don't forget Travis Snider. Reached the majors at the age of 20. Impressed everyone by hitting .301 with an OPS+ of 114 in his first 80 plate appearances as a 20-year-old.

Hasn't been in the majors since 2015.
cybercavalier - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 09:12 PM EDT (#345536) #
Don't forget Travis Snider. Reached the majors at the age of 20. Impressed everyone by hitting .301 with an OPS+ of 114 in his first 80 plate appearances as a 20-year-old. Hasn't been in the majors since 2015.

Jose Tabata has been on the DL since this regular season started. Trade Tabata for Snider? Joking...
#2JBrumfield - Wednesday, July 19 2017 @ 09:45 PM EDT (#345538) #
Mate Pearson is going to join the Vancouver Canadians according to the Northwest League transactions page.
uglyone - Thursday, July 20 2017 @ 01:57 AM EDT (#345543) #
nice to see Bo's arm get a grade like that. Would be nice if 3B is a real option for him.
PeterG - Thursday, July 20 2017 @ 09:29 AM EDT (#345549) #
Ryan Borucki has been promoted to NH per John Lott
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