Castillo Clears Out Clearwater

Tuesday, August 06 2019 @ 11:22 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

#BlueJays affiliates only managed two wins in six tries and were victims of a no-hitter. Buffalo, New Hampshire and Vancouver had the night off. #LetsGoBlueJays

Dunedin 6 Clearwater 2

Kacy Clemens and Samad Taylor were perfect at the plate with two hits apiece with Clemens walking once and Taylor walking twice. Clemens homered for the seventh time this year but is only hitting .175. Taylor stole his 24th base in 34 tries. He was pinch-hit for by Hugo Cardona and he struck out in his first Florida State League at-bat after being promoted from the Gulf Coast League. Demi Orimoloye, Kevin Vicuna and Norberto Obeso also joined the two-hit club. Orimoloye was also plunked.

Maximo Castillo gave up a solo home run over seven innings, striking out six and allowing just five hits. His ERA is down to 2.85 as he improved to 8-5. Kyle Weatherly also served up a solo shot over the last two frames.

Bowling Green 3 Lansing 1 (7 Innings)

Otto Lopez and D.J. Neal had two hits at the top and bottom of the order. Lopez is hitting .308. Hunter Steinmetz, Griffin Conine, Gabriel Moreno and Rafael Lantigua also had base hits.

Troy Watson had the complete-game, six-inning loss. He falls to 5-3 with a 3.80 ERA.

Game 2 - Lansing 6 Bowling Green 3 (8 Innings)

Reggie Pruitt had two hits, a walk and two stolen bases to give him 40 on the year.

Cobi Johnson gave up no hits and had a K/BB total of 7-3 over five shutout innings to bring down his ERA to triple-fours. Fitz Stadler gave up three runs in the sixth. Cre Finfrock pitched two shutout innings for the win.

Greeneville 4 Bluefield 3

P.K. Morris and Miguel Hiraldo had two hits apiece with Hiraldo drawing a walk. Ryan Sloniger, Joseph Reyes and D.J. Daniels also had base hits. Daniels is hitting .313 over his last 10 games to push his average to .207.

Jol Conception worked two shutout innings with two Ks. Juan Acosta was accosted for two home runs and three overall in 3-1/3 innings. Aldo Ovando gave up the winning run over 2-1/3 innings despite whiffing three. Meliton Reyes got the final two outs.

GCL Phillies East 8 GCL Blue Jays 1

The Jays were no-hit in this one. Dasan Brown, Jhoan Solarte, Javier D'Orazio, Jose Rivas and Jose Zepeda drew a walk apiece. Brown and D'Orazio were thrown out stealing.

Winder Garcia scattered three hits and a walk and whiffed three over four scoreless frames. Eliezer Bello took the loss by allowing two runs over two-thirds of an inning. Williams Moreno had 1-1/3 shutout innings on his line. Adrian Hernandez was torched for five runs over two-thirds of an inning. Juanfer Moreno gave up the other run over 1-1/3 innings.

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Francisco Fajardo had a double among his three-hit day and drove in a run from the eight-spot in the lineup. Number nine hitter Gary David had a pair of hits.

Jonatan Bernal was burned for four runs over five innings. Jose Quintana took the loss with three innings of one-run ball.


*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Kacy Clemens, Dunedin

2. Cobi Johnson, Lansing

1. Maximo Castillo, Dunedin