Jay Blue: Lantigua, Miller, Rodriguez, Ruiz, Sloniger, Stevenson

Troy Miller allowed just one run on four hits in seven innings in his start for the low-A Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Blue

Troy Miller allowed just one run on four hits in seven innings in his start for the low-A Lansing Lugnuts on Wednesday. Photo: Jay Blue

July 10, 2019 Toronto Blue Jays Minor League Report

By Jay Blue

Blue Jays from Away

The Blue Jays' affiliates had six scheduled games and got five in with the Dunedin Blue Jays winning the first half of a doubleheader and having the second game suspended in the third inning. The clubs won all five completed games.

Buffalo Bisons

Off for All-Star Break.

Roster Notes: Patrick Cantwell was assigned to the GCL Blue Jays to start a rehab assignment and Jason Adam was sent to the Dunedin Blue Jays to continue his.

New Hampshire Fisher Cats

Off for All-Star Break

Dunedin Blue Jays 10, Tampa Tarpons (NYY) 8

In Game 1 of their doubleheader the Dunedin Blue Jays continued their win streak, running it to 11 games, beating the Tampa Tarpons 10-8, scoring three runs in the top of the eighth and giving up only one in the bottom.

Cal Stevenson led the club with three hits, going 3/4 with a walk, two RBI and three runs while Ryan Noda slugged his seventh home run, going 2/5 with four RBI and a stolen base. Jesus Navarro was 1/2 with two walks, a stolen base and a run while Samad Taylor was 1/2 with two runs. Chavez Young was 1/4 with a walk and stolen base. Alejandro Kirk was 1/3 with an RBI while Christopher Bec, coming in for him, was 1/1 with an RBI. Cullen Large was 1/3 with two walks and a run.

Nick Allgeyer was roughed up, giving up six runs on seven hits (including a home run) and two walks with a strikeout in 4 1/3 innings. Connor Law allowed a run on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts in two innings and Jackson Rees got the win, allowing an unearned run on one hit with three strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings.

W: Jackson Rees (2-0)

HR: Ryan Noda (7)

Player of the Game: Cal Stevenson

Lansing Lugnuts 8, Peoria Chiefs (STL) 2

The low-A Lansing Lugnuts opened their series with the Peoria Chiefs, beating them 8-2.

Troy Miller had an outstanding start, allowing just a run on four hits with eight strikeouts over seven innings to even his record at 3-3. Justin Watts allowed an unearned run on one walk with a strikeout in the eighth and Cre Finfrock finished it with a scoreless inning, giving up a hit and a walk with one strikeout.

Rafael Lantigua had a big game, going 4/5 with four singles while Gabriel Moreno was 2/4 with a walk and a double, scoring a run. Griffin Conine was 1/4 with a home run, a walk, two RBI and two runs and L.J. Talley was 1/4 with a walk and two RBI. Reggie Pruitt was on base three times, going 0/2 with three walks, a run and two stolen bases and Hunter Steinmetz was 0/3 but walked twice, scored a run and stole a base. John Aiello was 0/3 with a walk and an RBI and Ryan Gold was 0/3 with two walks and two runs.

W: Troy Miller (3-3)

HR: Griffin Conine (11)

Player of the Game: Troy Miller and Rafael Lantigua

Vancouver Canadians

Scheduled off day.

Bluefield Blue Jays 13, Pulaski Yankees (NYY) 9

The Bluefield Blue Jays Rookie Ball) got 14 hits and a couple of home runs, beating the Pulaski Yankees 13-9.

Ryan Sloniger was 4/5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs while Addison Barger was 2/5 with two runs and a walk and Leonardo Jimenez was 2/4 with a double and a walk and two runs. Patrick Morris hit a home run, going 1/4 with a sac fly, four RBI and three runs. Angel Camacho was 1/4 with two RBI and two runs and Scotty Bradley was 1/4 with two RBI and a run. Steward Berroa was 2/5 with three RBI and Eric Rivera was 1/5 with a walk and a run.

Lazaro Estrada started, going 4 2/3 innings and giving up seven runs (six earned) on four hits (including two home runs) with three strikeouts while Juan Acosta allowed only a walk in 2 1/3 innings. Aldo Ovando threw the final two innings, allowing two runs on two hits (including a home run) with a walk and one strikeout.

W: Juan Acosta (2-1)

S: Aldo Ovando (1)

HR: Patrick Morris (3), Ryan Sloniger (2)

Player of the Game: Ryan Sloniger

GCL Blue Jays 9, GCL Tigers West 2

The GCL Blue Jays had a convincing win, beating the GCL Tigers West 9-2.

Alberto Rodriguez went 3/4 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and two runs while also getting an outfield assist and Jose Rivas was 2/3 with an RBI and a run. Jhon Solarte was 1/4 with a walk, two runs and a stolen base and Pedro Hurtado was 1/2 with a walk and an RBI. Hanley Acevedo was 1/2 with an RBI and Yhon Perez was 1/4 with a walk. Patrick Cantwell was active in a rehab game, going 0/3 with a run and a stolen base and Javier D'Orazio was 1/2 with a run and Orelvis Martinez was 1/5. Hugo Cardona was 1/4 with a walk and two runs.

Alexis Cardona went 4 1/3 innings, allowing a run on four hits and a walk with a strikeout and Eliezer Bello walked one and struck out one in 2/3 of an inning. Rafael Monsion allowed a run on five hits in the final four innings to get the win.

W: Rafael Monsion (1-0)

HR: Alberto Rodriguez (1)

Player of the Game: Alberto Rodriguez

Roster Notes: Patrick Cantwell was assigned to the GCL Blue Jays for a rehab assignment.

DSL Blue Jays 5, DSL Padres 4

The DSL Blue Jays got back at the DSL Padres, beating the 5-4 with two runs in the top of the ninth to complete the comeback.

Gustavo Ruiz went 3/3 with two doubles and two runs while Gustavo Gutierrez was 2/4 with a run. Yeison Jimenez was 2/4 with a double and Daniel Oliva was 2/4 with a double, a walk and two RBI. Adrian Montero was on base three times and was 1/3 with a run and two stolen bases. Willfrann Astudillo was 1/4 with an RBI, a run and a stolen base.

Yaifer Perdomo had a solid start, allowing three runs (two earned) on seven hits and a walk with four strikeouts in five innings. Winder Garcia allowed just a run and struck out six with three hits in four innings to get the win.

W: Winder Garcia (4-0)

Player of the Game: Gustavo Ruiz and Winder Garcia

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