Mount Manoah Erupts on Volcanoes
Tuesday, August 27 2019 @ 01:22 AM EDT
Contributed by: #2JBrumfield
The #BlueJays affiliates won three and lost four Monday. Dunedin's doubleheader was rained out so they will try to play two on Tuesday. #LetsGoBlueJays
Buffalo 5 Rochester 4
A perfect day at the plate was enjoyed by Roemon Fields as he went 2-for-2 with a walk. Nash Knight collected his first Triple-A hit with an RBI double. Anthony Alford was 1-for-4 with his 21st stolen base.
Matt Dermody got the win with 2-2/3 scoreless innings. Ryan Tepera allowed two unearned markers in his one inning of relief. Jackson McClelland punched out two batters in a perfect eighth and Travis Bergen struck out one in a spotless ninth for the save.
Trenton 5 New Hampshire 1
Brock Lundquist had two doubles to bring his total to 20. Josh Palacios (16) and Forrest Wall (27) had the other two-baggers.
Yennsy Diaz was dinged for five runs in 6-2/3 innings but only two were earned. He struck out seven to match the seven hits allowed.
Great Lakes 11 Lansing 7
Otto Lopez, John Aiello and Hunter Steinmetz all had three hits apiece with Steinmetz doubling twice and Lopez doubling once. Yorman Rodriguez and Gabriel Moreno had two.
Troy Miller was turfed for five uneanred runs out of six in 4-2/3 inning but struck out four. Andy McGuire got the loss with three runs charged (two earned) over 2-2/3 innings.
Vancouver 9 Salem-Keizer 1
Alek Manoah set the tone with four shutout frames, scattering three hits and a walk with eight punchouts. William Gaston gave up a solo dinger got the win with 2-1/3 innings relief. Grayson Hufffman pitched 1-2/3 scoreless innings and Mike Pascoe struck out the side in a one-hit ninth.
Cameron Eden cranked his first professional home run, walked twice and stole a base. Ryan Sloniger doubled twice, walked and drove in three. Will Robertson walked three times.
Burlington 3 Bluefield 2
Justin Ammons and Leonardo Jimenez had two hits apiece at the top of the order. Ammons is hitting .409. Miguel Hiraldo doubled for the 20th time this year.
Jol Concepion coughed up a two-run dinger in the first to take the loss. Adams Cuevas worked the next four innings and struck out six to offset four hits and a walk. Kyle Huckaby worked two scoreless frames with a punchout.
GCL Blue Jays 6 GCL Yankees East 3 - Game 1 (7 Innings)
Orelvis Martinez hit a two-run home run and drew a walk in his other at-bat before Pedro Hurtado pinch-hit for him and drew a walk. Jhon Solarte had a pair of hits and Hugo Cardona drew a couple of walks and added his 20th stolen base of the year. Yhon Perez singled, walked and swiped a bag.
The G-Jays used three pitchers to get through the first two innings. Elixon Caballero made just his second appearance of the year by getting the first two outs—one of them a strikeout—while giving up a hit and a walk. The 19 year-old Venezuelan righty pitched one game for Bluefield where he gave up one run in 3-1/3 innings in late June. He was assigned to Vancouver but never made an appearance for the C's. Miguel Olivo stranded the two runners for Caballero with an inning-ending punchout. Danny Barnes also saw the mound for the first time in a while. He faced the minimum three batters while striking out one. The last time Barnes pitched was in Buffalo back in late April. Winder Garcia gave up three runs (two earned) on two hits and two walks over five innings, ringing up three for the victory.
GCL Yankees East 5 GCL Blue Jays 3 - Game 2 (7 Innings)
Two-hit performances were turned in by Yhon Perez, Hugo Cardona and Alberto Rodriguez who also drew a walk. A-Rod is now batting .313 on the season. Perez doubled and stole his 11th base.
Rafael Monsion was in line for the win after five frames of one-run ball on two hits. He struck out four and his groundout total was five. The roof caved in on Williams Moreno in the sixth when he was charged with three runs, two of them earned, to take the loss.
DSL Blue Jays
The DSL Jays ended their season on a winning note as they finished at .500 with 35 wins and 35 losses. Juan Pizarro led the hitters with a .284 batting average and placed second in runs (30), RBI (25) and stolen bases (24). Winder Garcia finished in a three-way tie for most wins with four and was second in saves with three.
*** 3 Stars!!! ***
3. Cameron Eden, Vancouver
2. Roemon Fields, Buffalo
1. Alek Manoah, Vancouver
- Sportsnet checks in on Buffalo reliever Jackson McClelland.
- MiLB.com has a feature on Dunedin's Samad Taylor and another on Simeon Woods-Richardson.
- Steve Ewen of The Vancouver Province has a feature on the C's pitching duo of Adam Kloffenstein and Alek Manoah.
- The Toronto Star also has a story on King Kloff.
- C's Plus Baseball has a chat with Tanner Morris.
- The Commonwealth Times has a story on Bluefield pitcher Sam Ryan.