Ramirez Makes Bowie Crack Under Pressure

Wednesday, August 08 2018 @ 01:12 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

Another winning night for the #BlueJays affiliates as they took four out of six. Lansing and Vancouver had the night off.

Gwinnett 2 Buffalo 0

Sean Reid-Foley gave up runs in the first and second but pitched three shutout innings after that. He allowed four hits and two walks while striking out eight and getting five outs on the ground. Murphy Smith struck out four over three shutout innings of one-hit ball. Craig Breslow struck out one in one-third of an inning. Conor Fisk also whiffed one in two-thirds of a frame.

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was 3-for-4 while Rowdy Tellez and Tim Lopes finished with two hits apiece. Dalton Pompey and Anthony Alford had the other base hits.

New Hampshire 8 Bowie 3

A bases-loaded double by Harold Ramirez and home runs by Gunnar Heidt and Andrew Guillotte led New Hampshire to victory. Ramirez and Bo Bichette had three-hit efforts while Heidt and Max Pentecost had two apiece. Jon Berti, Cavan Biggio and Forrest Wall also had a notch in the hit column with Biggio stealing a base. Only Santiago Espinal did not have a hit but he drew three walks.

Jon Harris gave up seven hits and two walks that led to three runs over five innings but he got the win. He struck out four and had five groundouts. Zach Jackson walked one and struck out two over two shutout innings. Corey Copping cobbled together two more shutout innings.

Daytona 9 Dunedin 8

Dunedin had a 3-0 lead and trailed 8-3 before coming up a run short. Riley Adams was 3-for-5 and Ivan Castillo was 2-for-6 with two RBI. Josh Palacios had a couple of base hits and a couple of bases on balls. Yeltsin Gudino was the only D-Jay not to get a hit but he did get a free pass.

Patrick Murphy gave up three runs on three hits and three walks and struck out four in 2-2/3 innings. Nick Hartman was hammered for five runs with1-2/3 innings on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts to take the loss. Claudio Custodio had one run on his ledger over 2-1/3 innings while Jake Fishman overcame a hit and a walk and struck out one over 1-1/3 scoreless innings.

Bluefield 9 Greeneville 5

A two-run double by Luis De Los Santos and an RBI single by Cal Stevenson started a five-run rally in the fifth to break this one open. Stevenson also clubbed a home run as part of a two-hit game and drew two walks. De Los Santos also had two hits and Gabriel Moreno had an RBI double among his two knocks.

Troy Watson got the win with five innings of two-run ball on five hits and a walk. His strikeout and groundout total were five apiece. Jackson Rees was rocked for three runs over two innings. Andy McGuire went two scoreless frames, offsetting a hit with a strikeout to collect the save.

GCL Blue Jays 11 GCL Phillies West 5

The Jays scored all of their runs in their final four at-bats. Yhordegny Kelly was 2-for-2 with a triple and an RBI after replacing Jordan Groshans who was 0-for-2 and was hit by a pitch. Joseph Reyes and Warnel Valdez also joined the two-hit parade. Adrian Ramos had a triple and three RBI.

Francisco Rios lasted 1-1/3 innings in his first outing since mid-May. He gave up three runs but only one of them was earned on a pair of walks and a hit by pitch. Williams Moreno and Juan Diaz were charged with a run in two-thirds and 3-2/3 innings respectively. The winner was Brayan Meijia after he contributed 2-1/3 innings of one-hit ball with a strikeout. Elixon Caballero finished up the ninth with a hit and a strikeout.

DSL Blue Jays 9 DSL White Sox 6

The Blue Jays scored nine times on just six hits but they walked 11 times. Pedro Hurtado had half the hit total with three. Jhon Solarte singled, walked and drove in two runs. Alberto Rodriguez also singled and walked and knocked home a run. Miguel Hiraldo was 1-for-5.

Ronald Govea was gonged for six runs on 10 innings over four innings with a K/BB total of 3-0. Junior Guzman gave up just three hits over five shutout innings and struck out one for the victory.

Pioneer League 13 Northwest League 10

Griffin Conine was 1-for-2 with a double and Tanner Kirwer doubled in four trips to the plate to go with a stolen base. Cobi Johnson gave up two runs in his inning of work.


*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Buffalo

2. Sean Reid-Foley, Buffalo

1. Harold Ramirez, New Hampshire