The Neal Deal

Wednesday, June 26 2019 @ 02:42 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

#BlueJays affiliates won three and lost three Tuesday. Buffalo and New Hampshire's games were rained out. #LetsGoBlueJays

St. Lucie 4 Dunedin 2

Maximo Castillo worked 5-2/3 innings and was charged with four runs on seven hits, a plunk and a walk, striking out four. Emerson Jimenez allowed one of three inherited runners to score but collected the other eight outs while giving up just one hit and striking out one..

Samad Taylor knocked in a run with an RBI double in the fourth. Nick Podkul's fielder's choice provided the other run in the seventh. Dunedin was just 1-for-8 with 10 men left on. Podkui, Alejandro Kirk and Norberto Obeso had doubles while Cal Stevenson, Ryan Noda and Javier Hernandez had the base hits. Kirk, Chavez Young and Jesus Navarro were hit by pitches.

Lansing 6 Lake County 4

The Lugnuts took care of a 3-2 deficit with four runs in the sixth.  D.J. Neal's RBI single tied things up in the fifth but his two-run knock in the next inning put Lansing ahead for good. Reggie Pruitt followed with a two-run triple. A Jake Brodt home run got the Lugnuts on the board in the second inning. Neal, Brodt, Otto Lopez and Ryan Gold all had two-hit games with Lopez stealing a base. Gabriel Moreno had a triple and John Aiello got a double and a hit by pitch. LJ Talley had a walk and a plunk.

Sean Wymer surrendered two runs on six hits and a hit by pitch but he walked nobody and struck out four over four innings. Marcus Reyes took over and earned the win with three innings of one-run ball, scattering three hits and a walk while striking out a pair. Mike Pascoe got two outs but walked a pair and plunked a batter. Cre Finfrock stranded the bases loaded. He gave up a run and two hits in the ninth but he struck out three for the save.

Everett 6 Vancouver 5

The C's found a way to lose this one as they were walked off. Alex Nolan allowed the tying run but struck out six in 4-2/3 innings of relief. Luke Gillingham took the loss, walking three and plunking one. Trevor Schwecke and Dominic Abbadessa had two hits apiece. Cameron Eden singled and walked twice. More details right here.

Danville 9 Bluefield 4

The Atlanta affiliate jumped on Roither Hernandez for three runs (one earned) in two-thirds of an inning on three hits and two walk.. Meliton Reyes stranded the bases loaded in the first but he was ripped for four runs over 3-1/3 innings. Luis Alvarez allowed his inherited runner to score but pitched 3-1/3 innings of one-hit, one-hit-by-pitch ball with five punchouts.Kyle Huckaby yielded the other two runs on three hits and two walks with one punchout over two frames.

Miguel Hiraldo lined a home run to left field for Bluefield in the second inning and P.K. Morris went deep for a two-run shot to highlight a three-run sixth. Hiraldo had a two-hit night. Spencer Horwitz doubled while Angel Camacho and Leonardo Jimenez collected base raps. Eric Rivera took one for the team. Addison Barger was 0-for-4. Javy Guerra and Steward Berroa were 0-for-3.

GCL Blue Jays 3 GCL Phillies East 1

The Jays scored three times in their final at-bat for the victory. Orelvis Martinez and Jose Zepeda walked with the bases loaded before Alberto Rodriguez lifted a sacrifice fly. Jhon Solarte had two hits. Martinez drew a walk and Hanley Acevedo has a base knock.

Justin Maese had a five-pitch first inning, including an inning-ending strikeout to retire the side. Santos Moreno scattered two hits and a walk and struck out five over five shutout innings. Williams Moreno gave up a run over two frames and got the win. Eliezer Bello had a one-strikeout ninth to get the save.

DSL Blue Jays 5 DSL White Sox 4 (Final - 6 Innings)

The Blue Jays outlasted the Pale Hole thanks to a four-run fourth inning. Junior Ramos doubled home a run in the first. Gustavo Ruiz began the fourth with a sac fly before Gabriel Martinez cleared the bases with a three-run double. Ramos and Martinez had two hits apiece. Juan Pizarro, Amell Brazoban and Adrian Montero also joined the hit parade.

Fernando Chacon gave up a run over the first three innings on four hits and two walks while ringing up a pair of batters. Marc Civit got the win despite coughing up three runs in the fourth. Francis Mercedes worked around two hits and struck out one over 1-1/3 innings for the save.


*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Alex Nolan, Vancouver

2. Jake Brodt, Lansing

1. D.J. Neal, Lansing