April 14, 2018 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report
By Jay Blue
Blue Jays from Away
Rain and freezing rain eliminated two of the games on the schedule while the the Toronto Blue Jays' affiliates were 1-1 in the other two remaining games.
Buffalo Bisons, Indianapolis Indians
Game postponed due to disgusting freezing rain-type weather.
New Hampshire Fisher Cats 5, Hartford Yard Goats 2
The double-A Fisher Cats moved their record to 7-2 with an outstanding performance from Sean Reid-Foley as the 'Cats beat the 'Goats 5-2. Reid-Foley had his second consecutive strong start, starting his outing with five perfect innings before giving up three singles and a walk that scored a run for the Yard Goats. Fortunately, Andrew Guillotte showed off his cannon in right field, throwing out a second potential run at the plate to end the inning. In the seventh, Reid-Foley surrendered another run on a double, ground out and single before his night was over. Conor Fisk got a double play to end the inning and, after his five perfect innings to start his night, Reid-Foley finished allowing two runs on five hits and a walk over 6 1/3 innings with three strikeouts and nine ground ball outs. Fisk completed the game without incident, allowing a hit and a walk with two strikeouts over 2 2/3 innings for the save.
Connor Panas (Toronto, Ont.) was 3-for-4 in the win while Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Montreal, Que.) was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run and two RBI. Patrick Cantwell was 2-for-4 with a run and Bo Bichette was on base three times, going 1/3 with two walks and two runs.
W: Sean Reid-Foley (2-0)
S: Conor Fisk (2)
Player of the Game: Connor Panas and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
Dunedin Blue Jays 3, St. Lucie Mets 7
The class-A Advanced Dunedin Blue Jays fell 7-3 to the St. Luice Mets on Saturday. Logan Warmoth had three hits, going 3-for-4 with a run while Riley Adams was 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run. Nash Knight was 1-for-3 with a walk and both Dalton Pompey (1-for-4) and Anthony Alford (0-for-3, BB) started the game. Bradley Jones knocked in a run with a double, going 1-for-5.
Justin Dillon had a fairly solid start for the D-Jays, going four innings and giving up a run on three hits and two walks. Juliandry Higuera took the loss, allowing three runs over one inning plus three batters in the sixth. Jake Fishman was hit for three runs over two innings, giving up five hits (including a home run) and one walk and Connor Eller allowed two hits and a walk but no runs with one strikeout in the eighth.
L: Juliandry Higuera (0-1)
Player of the Game: Riley Adams and Logan Warmoth
Lansing Lugnuts, West Michigan Whitecaps
Postponed due to ice/rain.
Jay's Jay of the Day: None
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