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The Bluefield Jays and the Pulaski Yankees are tied 1-1 in their best of three playoff semi-final. The winner take all game is tonight. Dunedin, Vancouver and the GCL Jays have finished their regular seasons. Vancouver and Dunedin are in the playoffs and will play Tuesday. For the three teams playing on Monday, Buffalo, New Hampshire and Lansing, their seasons will end on Monday.
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With the season almost over I thought I would review the season from the affiliates perspective. On the field we discover that Nate Pearson is human. Ridge Smith hit a grand slam for Lansing. Kevin Smith and Lourdes Gurriel also had important hits. Teoscar Hernandez hit another home run.

There is an interesting competition between Bo Bichette and Vlad Guerrero as to who will end with the best batting average in high A. Bichette is hitting .338 and Vlad .342 with just a few games left.

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Stories submitted for your consideration.
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Lansing had lost four games in a row and seven in a row at home. They turned to emergency starter Juliandry Higuera who pitched well to get the win and halt the slide. Jon Harris also pitched well on Sunday, his season has been one of good start, bad start. Harris and New Hampshire were the other winners on Sunday. Buffalo, Bluefield and Vancouver all lost while Dunedin were rained out. Kacy Clemens had three hits out of a total of five Vancouver hits. He had two doubles and a home run.
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The minor league season is coming to an end. Several players who have had non-descript seasons have suddenly perked up their performances. DJ Davis, Reece McGuire and Josh Palacios have all been playing well recently. I thought I would take a deeper look at these players as well as some others who I noted in my trawl through the stats. But first a teaser....can you tell me when Rowdy Tellez hit his last home run?

On the field the pitchers had better performances than the hitters. Bo Bichette was back and picked up two hits. Riley Adams had three. Among the pitchers Thomas Pannone, Josh De Graaf, Francisco Rios, Turner Larkins and Felipe Castaneda all threw well.

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Here is a round-up a few stories from around the system.
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There were many very good hitting performances over the weekend. Vlad Guerrero Jr. and Reece McGuire led the way. Among the lesser heralded hitters DJ Davis had a four hit game on Sunday. Connor Panas, Chavez Young and Freddy Rodriguez each had a three hit game. Freddy drove in four runs.
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The top three affiliates each had a walk off win. The walk-offs came in rapid succession on Wednesday, all three happened in about 20 minutes. Teoscar Hernandez and Rowdy Tellez won it for Buffalo, a walk-off strikeout let Andrew Guillotte race home for New Hampshire and DJ Davis doubled in Edward Olivares for Dunedin. Vancouver were on the road, and so unable to walk off, but won anyway. Lansing and the GCL Jays lost. Reggie Pruitt, Teoscar Hernandez and Conor Fisk are your three stars.
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The affiliates won three of eight on Tuesday. All three wins came from the short-season clubs.
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A perfect night for the parent club and the affiliates as they went 6-0 Monday night.
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Strong night on the farm even with rain preventing our two Dunedin darlings from appearing in this MLU. Two first base prospects had strong nights, while the pitching in our lower affiliates was mighty impressive.
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The affiliates had a winning Wednesday by taking five out of seven. Lansing had the night off.
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It was a .500 Tuesday on the farm with four wins and four losses. The Dominican Jays saw their game get washed away.
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The top level affiliates all lost but the bottom half all won for a 3-3 Monday night. New Hampshire had the night off. Bluefield's game was rained out.
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This is your abbreviated, abbreviated MLU. Jon Berti had three hits in a win for AAA Buffalo. Ryan Borucki’s AA dominance continued last night with a seven-inning shutout. Richard Urena also had two hits in that game. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits in Dunedin. Guerrero Jr. has come on of late after starting slowly in Dunedin. Justin Maese was roughed up in a blowout loss in Lansing. Kacy Clemens’ three hits were not enough in an extra inning loss in Vancouver. Bluefield played two yesterday and lost both. Our GCL and DSL affiliates were big winners. Luis De Los Santos had three hits in Florida and every batter in the Dominican Republic hit safely at least once.
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