Taylor Taters Two Times Against Twins Affiliate

Wednesday, June 22 2022 @ 02:02 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

The Bisons were the only affiliate to find the win column Tuesday.

Buffalo 8 St. Paul 7

The Bisons battled back from three five-run deficits to upset the Twins affiliate. Samad Taylor homered twice, including a three-run shot in the eighth to put the Herd ahead, and added a sacrifice fly. Stevie Berman also homered while Nick Podkul had an RBI double and Jordan Groshans had an RBI single. Taylor and Podkul both had two-hit nights. Nathan Lukes singled and walked twice.

Brandon Eisert opened with two shutout innings with a walk and two strikeouts. Joe Biagini was jolted for five runs (two earned) in two-thirds of an inning. Eric Yardley stranded a runner and struck out there over 1-1/3 innings. Tayler Saucedo and Jeremy Beasley gave up runs with Saucedo getting nobody out. Jake Elliott and Gabriel Ponce put up zeros to cover 2-2/3 innings. Derek Holland got the save as the Herd improve to 38-28.

Altoona 7 New Hampshire 1

Hayden Juenger worked the first two innings and allowed a run on two hits and a walk while ringing up a couple of batters from the Pirates affiliate. Cre Finfrock had the best pitching line with two scoreless frames, walking two but whiffing one. Paxton Schultz, Marcus Reyes and Thomas Ruwe were roughed up for two runs apiece. Parker Caracci put up a zero in the ninth despite two hits and a walk as he struck out a pair.

Cam Eden and Spencer Horwitz had a hit and a walk apiece. Will Robertson and Zac Cook had base hits. Orelvis Martinez was 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. A wild pitch brought in the lone run for New Hampshire who sink to 28-36.

Hillsboro 6 Vancouver 2

Sem Robberse was rocked for three runs on nine hits and three walks over 4-2/3 inning against the Diamondbacks affiliate. He struck out four and got six groundouts. Garrett Farmer was perfect over 1-1/3 innings and stranded a runner for Robberse. Will McAffer had a three-up, three-down frame but Mark Simon coughed up the other runs on three hits and two hit by pitches in the eighth.

Addison Barger had three hits and an RBI single in the ninth. Steward Berroa was on base three times with a hit and two walks and stole a base. Leo Jiménez singled home the C's first run in the fifth and had a base on balls. P.K. Morris had a single and a walk after pinch-hitting for Tyler Keenan in the fourth. Zack Britton and Miguel Hiraldo had the other base knocks. Andrés Sosa took on for the team. Vancouver is five games under .500 at 28-33.

Bradenton 5 Dunedin 4

Matt Svanson gave up a two-run homer in the second and three runs in the fifth to take the loss against the Pirates affiliate. He lasted 4-2/3 innings. giving up seven hits and a walk while striking out four. Soenni Martinez struck out the only batter he faced to strand two runners for Svanson. Trenton Wallace pitched four shutout innings of no-hit ball, walking three and whiffing nine.

Rainer Nuñez singled home a run in the fifth and Adrian Pinto and Rikelbin De Castro had sacrifice flies in the eighth and ninth respectively. Dasan Brown had a three-hit game in his return to the D-Jays lineup, including a triple. Glenn Santiago had two hits. Adrian Pinto singled and walked and Estiven Machado had a base knock. Dunedin is 10 games below .500 at 27-37.

*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Dasan Brown, Dunedin

2. Trenton Wallace, Dunedin

1. Samad Taylor, Buffalo