The Blue Jays affiliates lost three of four Tuesday night. #WeAreBlueJays
Buffalo 5 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2
Kevin Smith snapped a 2-2 tie with a home run in the ninth to help the Bisons knock off the Yankees affiliate. Richard Ureņa also went deep in this one and drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth to highlight a 2-for-3 night at the dish. Cullen Large was the hit leader by getting a double and two singles in four trips to the plate. Juan Graterol added an RBI double and a single.
Connor Overton started this one and supplied three shutout innings of two-hit ball, striking out five. Tayler Saucedo surrendered both runs in two innings. Casey Lawrence pitched a perfect frame in his season debut. Jackson McClelland survived a hit and a walk to put up a scoreless seventh. Despite a hit and two walks, Jeremy Beasley was the winning pitcher. Bryan Baker finished it out in the ninth for the save with a one-hit frame that included a whiff.
Somerset 2 New Hampshire 1
Kyle Johnston put up five goose eggs, giving up just one hit and three walks. He struck out four and picked up seven outs on the ground. Mike Ellenbest and Connor Law each completed a scoreless frame with Ellenbest striking out two and Law whiffing one. James Dykstra was dinged for both runs in the eighth to take the loss.
Austin Martin had three hits in the number two spot in the order and scored the lone Fisher Cats run on a Gabriel Moreno sacrifice fly. Otto Lopez had a two-hit effort to push his hitting streak to 16 games. L.J. Talley and Vinny Capra had the other base hits.
Everett 5 Vancouver 3
Sean Wymer had his best start of the season with six strong innings of one-run ball, scattering three hits and two walks against the Mariners affiliate. He struck out five and produced eight outs of the infield variety. He retired nine of the last 10 hitters he faced. Brandon Eisert struck out five but had the blown save as he yielded a run over two innings. Parker Caracci also received a blown save as he was roughed up for three runs in the ninth to take the loss.
Cameron Eden knocked home the first two runs with a double and a sacrifice fly and also drew a walk. D.J. Neal put the C's ahead in the eighth with a bases-loaded walk and also had a base hit. Tanner Kirwer singled, walked twice, was hit by a pitch and stole three bases. Vancouver was 0-for-7 with runners in scoring position and left 10 men on base. Philip Clarke's on-base streak of 14 games came to an end as he went 0-for-5.
Tampa 3 Dunedin 2
Lefty Naswell Paulino pitched five shutout innings in which he gave up just two hits and a walk while striking out two. Thomas Ruwe blew the save by giving up the tying run in the sixth while Gabriel Ponce took the loss by coughing up a two-run triple in the eighth despite two punch outs in two frames. Southpaw Wilgenis Alvarado made his season debut, giving up a hit, a walk and a hit by pitch but striking out one in a shutout ninth.
Zach Britton drove in both Dunedin runs with a double and a sacrifice fly while Zac Cook scored both runs in a 3-for-4 night in the leadoff spot with a double but was caught stealing. Leo Jimenez had two hits and a walk. Orelvis Martinez and Miguel Hiraldo were both 0-for-4 with Martinez leaving seven men on base.
*** 3 Stars!!! ***
3. Sean Wymer, Vancouver
2. Austin Martin, New Hampshire
1. Richard Ureņa, Buffalo