The #BlueJays affiliates won three out of eight Tuesday. Buffalo's game was rained out. Monday saw the affiliates go 3-4. #LetsGoBlueJays
Just going to quickly recap the last two games in Vancouver. Not a great night for Adam Kloffenstein. He didn't have a strikeout in his four innings of work, serving up a two-run home run two batters into the game. The ball was just out of the reach of McGregory Contreras in left field. Contreras appeared to jam a foot into the chain linked fence and came away limping but he stayed in the game. Nicolas Medina had his best outing for the C's with four shutout frames and Luke Gillingham finished up with a shutout ninth. The C's nearly came back from a 6-0 deficit. Davis Schneider, who has been scuffling at the plate, got a two-run double in the eighth to make it a one-run game. Ronny Brito had a good game at the plate with a hit and.a walk and made a couple of nice plays on his backhand at short.
The Canada Day game saw Burlington, Ontario native Alex Nolan almost pick up the win but the Hops spoiled the party as North York, Ontario native Andy Yerzy singled off Andy McGuire to key a four-run rally to win 6-3. After Yerzy's single, McGuire plunked the next two hitters and the 18-wheeler was on its way off the cliff. Langley, BC native Jake Polancic was the winning pitcher. Ryan Sloniger managed to clear the big right field wall with a solo home run that gave the C's a 3-2 lead. The C's had scored two runs previous in the same inning that Sloniger homered in but a Contreras double play killed what could have been a bigger inning.
The C's have made some roster moves involving pitchers. Add Luis Quinones from Bluefield and Mike Pascoe from Lansing. Adams Cuevas goes down to Bluefield. Dominic Abbadessa has been placed on the IL after colliding with the Spokane catcher over the weekend at first base. Abbadessa reached base on an errant throw but went around too far and he smacked into the catcher who was diving to tag him out at the bag.
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3. Graham Spraker, Dunedin
2. Ryan Noda, Dunedin
1. Griffin Conine, Vancouver
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3. Ryan Sloniger, Vancouver
2. Joey Murray, Dunedin
1. Samad Taylor, Dunedin
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