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Short of an injury to a phenom prospect, a generally productive weekend for our hopes and dreams. Bo Bichette picked up some of the slack in New Hampshire, while the promote Kevin Smith (again) fan section got louder. On the mound, Sean Reid-Foley pitched like a top pitching prospect in Buffalo and T.J. Zeuch continues to build up his innings in New Hampshire. Don't look now, but Angel Perdomo isn't walking guys anymore!

Buffalo Bisons

Buffalo lost a heartbreaker on Friday, was rained out Saturday, and swept the doubleheader Sunday. Lourdes Guerriel Jr. had three hits in Friday’s loss. His third hit of the night had put the Bisons up five-four in the ninth only for the hometown Clippers to walk off later that inning. Ryan Borucki pitched five and two-thirds, allowing three earned on five hits and four walks. On Sunday, Sean Reid-Foley got his first AAA win with a seven inning, one-run shutout. He struck out nine in the process and walked none. Anthony Alford had four hits across the two games Sunday. Gurriel Jr., Danny Jansen, and Darnell Sweeney homered.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats

New Hampshire won Friday, lost Saturday, and won again Sunday. T.J. Zeuch pitched seven innings of two-run baseball on Friday. 60 of his 91 pitches went for strikes. Zeuch now has gone seven innings in three of his last four starts. Bo Bichette was a homer away from the cycle. Not a lot shaking on Saturday for New Hampshire, however, Sunday saw another three-hit performance from Bichette, four hits from Jonathan Davis, and three from Max Pentecost. Bichette also stole three bags and now has twenty stolen bases on the season.

Dunedin Blue Jays

Dunedin took home “W’s” on Friday and Saturday, but was saddled with the “L” Sunday. Angel Perdomo struck out ten on Friday while yielding four earned. He walked just one. Kevin Smith led the way with three hits. Kevin Smith had two more hits on Saturday while starter Zach Logue logged seven shutout innings of work. Smith had himself a weekend with another two hits Sunday and starter Tayler Saucedo pitched eight innings of two-run baseball.

Lansing Lugnuts

Lansing lost on Friday and Sunday, and won Saturday. Ryan Noda threw away his walker for a baseball bat on Friday and Saturday. He homered on both days. Not one for jogging, Noda walked the bases (he also had five walks on the weekend).

DSL Blue Jays

Miguel Hiraldo homered twice as part of a four-hit day on Friday. Hiraldo had just the one hit in Saturday’s game and is hitting at a brisk .433 clip in his early professional career.

Three Stars

3. Sean Reid-Foley

2. Bo Bichette

1. Kevin Smith

Friday’s Box Scores

Saturday’s Box Scores

Sunday’s Box Scores

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Gerry - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 01:34 PM EDT (#359733) #
Vancouver's first game is Friday.

Bluefield's first game is Tuesday of next week.

The GCL Jays first game is next Monday.
finch - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 01:45 PM EDT (#359734) #
Gerry, any thoughts who might end up on the Canadians from Etended Spring Training?
hypobole - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 01:45 PM EDT (#359735) #
Kevin Smith college SS with 1st round talk, but didn't hit well and fell to the 4th round.

10 yrs ago another college SS who had 1st round talk but didn't hit well was taken by the Giants in the 4th round. He's over 20 WAR now and still going.

Just sayin'
92-93 - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 02:27 PM EDT (#359736) #
Since May 24th, Bo Bichette is 27 for 70. He's hitting .386/.450/.614 with 5doubles, 1triple, 3HR, 7K & 8BB (+ 1HBP & 1SF).
Gerry - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 03:52 PM EDT (#359738) #
I haven't done a deep dive on the roster but as usual it will start with 25 players, some of whom will go to Bluefield as this years college draftees sign.

Some of the players to expect there have put in cameo's in Dunedin or Lansing. McGregory Contreras, Brandon Polizzi and Randy Pondler come to mind. Dominic Abbadessa is another OF who played well in 2017. I thought Luis De Los Santos had a shot at Lansing to start the year but he didn't make it. I don't know how well a guy like Hagen Danner has been doing this year, if he has been playing well he might get a shot most most second year high school players go to Bluefield.
Gerry - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 03:56 PM EDT (#359739) #
Having just said that C's plus baseball just posted a preliminary roster that is a little short on names. But of those I mentioned above only McGregory Contreras and Brandon Polizzi seem to have made it.
hypobole - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 04:04 PM EDT (#359740) #
I imagine if Pondler doesn't go to Vancouver, he goes to Lansing.
#2JBrumfield - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 05:46 PM EDT (#359749) #
During the press scrum, C's manager Dallas McPherson indicated that Pondler is expected to pitching Opening Day in Eugene June 15.
#2JBrumfield - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 05:53 PM EDT (#359750) #
As Gerry alluded to, this is the tweet of the C's roster.
bpoz - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 07:30 PM EDT (#359756) #
Great interview on Riley Adams in the C's Plus Baseball.
Shoeless Joe - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 08:10 PM EDT (#359758) #
Alford is locked in right now, 0.321/0.367/.429 in June heading into the game tonight with another two hits so far. I was getting worried.
bpoz - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 10:03 PM EDT (#359762) #
Lansing won tonight. They have almost clinched.
Gerry - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 10:25 PM EDT (#359763) #
Lansing won tonight. They say they have clinched.
bpoz - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 10:36 PM EDT (#359764) #
CHEERS !!!!!!!!!
Gerry - Monday, June 11 2018 @ 10:36 PM EDT (#359765) #
The Lansing players are spraying each other with some form of beverage so they must indeed be playoff bound.
dan gordon - Tuesday, June 12 2018 @ 02:33 AM EDT (#359766) #
Alford missed a lot of time earlier this year, so his slow start wasn't surprising. He's hitting for a good average over the last few weeks now, but he's still showing absolutely no power. Combined in 2016 and 2017 he managed 14 HR's in about a full season of time, and I thought he was maybe developing into a power/speed guy. Hoping to see him start to hit a few long balls, otherwise he's a lot less interesting as a prospect.

Reese McGuire is starting to hit a bit, with 3 straight multi-hit games.

Former SS Emerson Jimenez is off to a good start with Lansing, allowing only 4 hits and a walk in 8 innings, with 7 K's after a 3 inning appearance today.
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