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This is your abbreviated, long weekend, 12 hour power failure, minor league update. Zach Britton was the offense for Vancouver in their win. He went deep twice, including a walk off bomb, and scored all of the C's three runs. Gabriel Moreno had four hits including his first home run. Buffalo won in eleven innings. New Hampshire lost despite hitting four home runs. Hayden Juenger and Adam Kloffenstein ran into some trouble.

Syracuse 11 Buffalo 12 - 11 innings

New Hampshire 5 Erie 8

Tri-City 2 Vancouver 3

Dunedin at Daytona - rained out

This is what I noted from yesterday's games.

Gabriel Moreno went 4-5 with three RBI including two RBI to tie the game in the tenth inning. He also hit his first home run of the season. Logan Warmoth also homered while Samad Taylor drive in three runs with one of his two hits. Otto Lopez was 2-4 with two walks.

Thomas Hatch pitched a no hitter for six innings but when he left the game Bowden Francis was lit up fir seven runs in 1.1 innings. That often happens with players who return to AAA after a major league stint.

Hayden Juenger has hit a bit of a rough patch after a good start. He allowed four runs in four innings. He gave up just four hits but three of them were extra base hits. Adam Kloffenstein made his AA debut and he was great through three innings. But in his fourth inning it went walk, single, double, home run.

The Fisher Cats hit four home runs. They came from Orelvis, Sebastian Espino, Spencer Horwitz and Will Robertson.

Naswell Paulino pitched well for Vancouver, one run allowed in five innings. Zach Britton was the star hitter, going 3-3 and scoring all three runs. He hit two home runs including the walk off in the ninth.

Three Stars

Third Star - Babriel Moreno

Second Star - Thomas Hatch

First Star - Zach Britton


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hypobole - Sunday, May 22 2022 @ 08:29 AM EDT (#413996) #
Moreno's HPB the other day may have been a bit of a blessing in disguise. Mentioned he wasn't wearing an elbow guard. Well he was wearing one yesterday when he had arguably his best game this year. Hopefully it convinces him to keep wearing it, even after his elbow is fully healed.
bpoz - Sunday, May 22 2022 @ 09:00 AM EDT (#413998) #
Geison Urbaez has been transferred from NH to Dunedin. He had poor results last year in FCL and Dunedin so going to NH was a very aggressive promotion. I imagine he showed something positive in winter development camps. Still walks are a problem. He is young for AA turns 22 July 5. I am hoping he can develop into a SP.
hypobole - Sunday, May 22 2022 @ 10:48 AM EDT (#414001) #
The one thing that I've noticed in the few Bisons games I've watched this year is that while Moreno has looked ready defensively, neither Groshons or Samad have done so.

Groshans has looked OK with the glove. but he's scattershotted a lot of throws.

Samad had a poor 8th yesterday. Holland got a ground ball right to Samad. Easy out at 1st, but Samad tried to get the runner advancing to 2nd. Lifted his glove for the transfer, the ball popped out and fell to the ground. Later with the bases loaded had a sharp grounder hit right to him. Threw to Moreno, but both high and wide.

Mike Green - Sunday, May 22 2022 @ 11:12 AM EDT (#414002) #
Thanks, hypobole.  I've wondered about the scouting reports suggesting that Taylor was average defensively at second base.  It may well be that they should move him to left-field, where he has played quite a bit.  He's got enough going offensively that he doesn't need to be a second baseman to make it. 
bpoz - Sunday, May 22 2022 @ 08:58 PM EDT (#414043) #
Great game (game 1) by Frasso in Dunedin. Ohashi pitching quite well in game 2. Frasso is older and throws 100mph. Ohashi about 91 mph or so I think..
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