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No matter where he’s pitching, Gustavo Chacin always seems to get run support. Whether it’s the majors or A-ball, the organization seems to love to hit when he’s pitching. Good thing, too, as they’d have to make up for New Hampshire, who had the unpleasant task of facing one of baseball’s top pitching prospects.

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In the seventh inning, with runners on second and third, Ottawa intentionally walked Adam Lind.  In the ninth, with the bases empty, they pitched to him and Lind hit a walk-off home run.  Josh Towers was one out away from a complete game win, having allowed one run, but bad luck intervened.  Ben Zeskind also hit a game winning home run, for Auburn, but his was in the top of the tenth.
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No, not a dyslexic Chicago tune. It's your score for the night in the minor leagues, as the farm affiliates win 5 of 6.
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Tough night for the farm, as it looks like a career minor leaguer might end up with the first star. Only one win on the night; a good effort from the starter in Lansing prevents a SkyChief Star Sweep. And can you guess what Travis Snider did last night? Without looking, I'm going with two hits, one of which was for extra bases.
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Despite a relatively successful start, Ricky Romero fell to 0-5 on the season at Double-A New Hampshire. Meanwhile, fellow 2005 first-rounder Matt Garza will make his big league debut today against the Blue Jays. It’s way too early to even speculate as to which of the two pitchers will have the more successful major league career. At this point, the odds have to favour Garza, but so much could happen in the next year, let alone five or ten, that I doubt they’re significantly in his favour to any degree.

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Don't need to discuss much.  Gustavo Chacin makes his way back to Toronto with a fine outing on a day when the affiliates went 4-1. 
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Dustin Majewski's walk off home run was the highlight of the night in the minors. The affiliates went 2-5 on the night.

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The P-Jays rebound from an ugly 14-1 loss to put it in the win column with a standout performance from their top player, as the Toronto farm records 3 wins against 1 loss.
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Chris Reddout pitched a one hitter over seven innings for Auburn but couldn't get the win.  Syracuse wielded the lumber in support of Josh Banks.  Ismael Ramirez had a rare off-day while Russell Savickas lowered his ERA at Dunedin under 2.00.

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In breaking with recent trends, none of our Three Stars share a first or last name. Two shutouts (one going each way), crazy names in A-ball, another homer from the first-rounder, and Casey On The Mound.
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You know, I'm thinking it would save us a lot of time if we just changed the MINOR LEAGUE UPDATE ball icon to read FREE JASON FRASOR.
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It was a 2-4 evening for the farm affiliates.  Rob Cosby shone.
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Syracuse and Pulaski had the day off. The rest...well, let's just say it was a night for mulligans. The farm went 0-4, being outscored 33-21.
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4 wins against 1 loss down on the Blue Jay farm.
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Gustavo Chacin was rusty, and didn't make it out of the first inning, but Ty Taubenheim, Jamie Vermilyea and Luis Figueroa made sure the Chiefs got the win.  The Lugnuts got three runs in the bottom of the ninth to win.  Shawn Scobee broke out of a slump to propell the Doubledays to victory.  Pulaski extended their losing streak to nine games.
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