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One win out of three games on the farm. Buffalo dominated Syracuse with Logan Warmoth leading a parade of hitters. Both Vancouver and Dunedin were down early and couldn't come back. New Hampshire were hurricaned out.

Buffalo 9 Syracuse 2

New Hampshire at Hartford - postponed, hurricane

Tri-City 6 Vancouver 4

Fort Myers 10 Dunedin 5

This is what I noted from yesterday's games.

The Bisons outhit Syracuse 13-4. Casey Lawrence supplied good starting pitching, five innings, two hits, one solo home run. Nate Pearson also pitched an inning and he too gave up a solo home run to sometime major leaguer Albert Almora.

Logan Warmoth was 2-2 with a walk and three runs batted in. Several other hitters also had two hits, Richard Urena, Cullen Large, Christian Colon and Kellen Deglan. Colon homered, his 13th. No hitter in Buffalo is beating down the doors for a callup. The two most likely, Forrest Wall and Josh Palacios have an OPS of .708 and .610 respectively.

The C's were down 5-0 before they scored a run. Starter Alex Nolan just pitched four innings. Hagen Danner was one of the relief pitchers used, he threw two shutout innings. Danner has appeared in 17 games. In five of those he has conceded a run but two of those were the two games he pitched before he went on the IL. His ERA for the season is 2.42 and his WHIP is 1.04. He has only allowed 16 hits in 26 innings. He has walked eleven, not bad for a first year pitcher (professionally). He has 31 K's in those 26 innings. Danner missed six weeks in June and July due to injury. In some ways that injury might be beneficial. This is his first year pitching and the injury gave him a break and presumably his arm a break in a stressful year one on the mound.

The C's scored a run in the fourth, Zac Cook doubled home Orelvis Martinez. They added three in the eighth but it was too little, too late. Orelvis was 1-4, it was his first hit since Tuesday. Eric Rivera was 2-4.

Fort Myers racked up 15 hits and nine walks against seven Dunedin pitchers. Naswell Paulino started and was hit around a bit.

The Jays did have ten hits. Steward Berroa, Miguel Hiraldo and Hugo Cardona had two each, scored a run each and drove in a run, each. Cardona hit a home run. Hiraldo made his 19th error.

Three Stars

Third Star - Hugo Cardona

Second Star - Richard Urena

First Star - Logan Warmoth


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bpoz - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 09:54 AM EDT (#405496) #
Looking at our prospects we only have Moreno and Pearson that seem like impact players for next year. O Lopez and K Smith are decent depth pieces in case of injury and to rest an infielder. All 4 need to play every day to continue their development. The other top prospects like O Martinez & Kloffenstein are still low in the minors.

Of course we do have recent graduates Manoah and Kirk contributing as regulars.

I guess Groshans is close but because he is not dominating AA I have to say he probably does not help in 2022.
Jonny German - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 10:59 AM EDT (#405498) #
Kevin Smith is 25 years old and will get MVP votes in AAA this year. What are you looking for him to continue to develop in the minors?
bpoz - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 11:42 AM EDT (#405503) #
K Smith 10 AB, 1 H, 4 Ks. SSS for sure. I don't mind if Smith plays everyday and Espinal goes down because Smith may have a higher ceiling. However I do wonder if Espinal's spot on the 26 man roster is his to lose.
Gerry - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 01:54 PM EDT (#405509) #
The Jays FCL team no-hit the Tigers today. Five pitchers combined on the no-hitter. The starter was Yaifer Perdomo who went five innings and struck out eleven.

Perdomo is a short, 20 year old, lefty (5'10") from Venezuela. This is the second straight start where he has struck out eleven, and he has struck out 31 over his last three starts, 13 innings. That's 31 K's in 39 outs. Over those three starts, hitters have three hits and five walks.

Perdomo made 13 starts in 2019 for the DSL team. He had a 2.89 ERA and struck out a hitter per inning. One to watch.
Gerry - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 01:56 PM EDT (#405510) #
Just to note that Perdomo turned 20 last week so he has pitched most of this season as a 19 year old.
krose - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 04:03 PM EDT (#405517) #
Perdomo not to be confused with Pardinho?
PeterG - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 06:54 PM EDT (#405527) #
I expect Espinal to be a regular next year. He is a much better player than Biggio. We don't know about Smith yet but there will be room for both with Semien gone. Jays will use available FA money or extra budget for pitching.
Gerry - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 07:07 PM EDT (#405528) #
Elvis Luciano released. Seems a surprise given all the Jays invested in him.

Another rule 5 pick possibly ruined by being selected.
scottt - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 09:27 PM EDT (#405531) #
Not eligible to be traded because he's on the 40 roster, right?
Maybe there is something in the background here, or they really needed  a 40 roster spot.
Who's being added to the 40?
Cole, Merryweather and Edwards Jr are on the 60IL.

Was Luciano ruined? He still has 2 options.
He'll just resign somewhere.

PeterG - Monday, August 23 2021 @ 10:30 PM EDT (#405535) #
I think that there were attitude problems with Luciano and have been expecting this move for awhile.
92-93 - Tuesday, August 24 2021 @ 09:23 AM EDT (#405543) #
"That's definitely where the mind goes first, but my people in AA say that wasn't the case. The 3.49 ERA came with a 1.43 WHIP and 4.2 BB/9 and an average of under 4 innings per start. 40-man spots are valuable." - Wilner on Elvis
Gerry - Tuesday, August 24 2021 @ 09:45 AM EDT (#405547) #
Perdomo comment from BA today...

Perdomo gets his outs by commanding a 90-94 mph fastball with excellent life which gets hitters to swing and miss quite frequently—he boasts a 43% swinging-strike rate—as well as a curveball and changeup. The curveball is further along than the changeup and could project to average.

Fifty-nine percent of Perdomo's strikeouts this year have come against the Tigers West, whose members I assume have pleaded with Toronto officials to move him to Low-A and end his reign over them.
Thomas - Wednesday, August 25 2021 @ 03:17 PM EDT (#405595) #
Interesting, but even though 40-man spots are valuable, it's still curious that the Jays would just release him as opposed to dropping him from the 40-man (which I believe they had the right to do). There was also no corresponding move to add someone to the 40 man, if I read correctly.

Peter, did you hear that from somewhere specific?
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