Amen for Jimenez

Wednesday, May 15 2024 @ 02:22 AM EDT

Contributed by: #2JBrumfield

The FCL Blue Jays were rained out. That’s the only positive on the Tuesday night scoreboard.

Rochester 7 Buffalo 5
Hartford 9 New Hampshire 3
Spokane 4 Vancouver 1
Jupiter 9 Dunedin 6


*** 3 Stars!!! ***

3. Brian Serven, Buffalo

2. Addison Barger, Buffalo

1. Leo Jiménez, Buffalo


Leo Jiménez and Brian Serven had three-hit nights with Jiménez going 3-for-3 with a double, an RBI single and a hit by pitch. Addison Barger homered, walked and was plunked. Spencer Horwitz had two hits and two RBI. Orelvis Martinez was 0-for-4 with a walk and committed a fielding error at second that resulted in two Rochester runs. Troy Watson got the loss after giving up four runs (two earned) in two innings. Bowden Francis opened the game with two shutout frames of one-hit ball and four strikeouts. Hayden Juenger allowed two runs and Hagen Danner gave up one in one inning apiece.

Devonte Brown had a two-run single to open the scoring and drew a walk but the Fisher Cats were limited to five singles. Michael Turconi, Josh Kasevich and Zach Britton had a knock and a walk. Alex De Jesús had the other hit.Rainer Nuñez was in the starting lineup but Riley Tirotta replaced him at first base in the top of the first. Devereaux Harrison tossed five innings of two-run ball with the two runs coming on a home run. That was among six hits and two walks. Harrison also recorded three strikeouts and five groundouts. Abdiel Mendoza was roughed up for six runs (three earned) in two-thirds of an inning to take the loss.

Nick Goodwin had an RBI single to open the scoring but the C’s were limited to seven hits, two of them by Jommer Hernández. Dasan Brown and Jace Bohrofem singled, walked and stole a base.Jackson Hornung singled and took one for the team. Pat Gallagher surrendered two runs in five innings to take the loss. He gave up a home run and five other hits while compiling a K/BB total of 1-1. Of his 13 outs in play, 10 were on the ground.

Christian Feliz had a three-hit night and drove in two runs. Jean Joseph, Manuel Beltran and Maykel Minoso.had two hits apiece with Joseph homering and knocking home two runs. Yhoangel Aponte doubled and walked and Tucker Toman went 1-for-5. Connor O’Halloran coughed up six runs (four earned) on 10 hits and a walk but struck out seven over five innings.