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Blue Jays Minor League Report: Orelvis Martinez has one other sturdy efficiency, Ernie Clement might earn a MLB call-up quickly, and extra!

The Blue Jays had an organizational cut up on Friday night.

All although all three of the group’s losses (one consists of the massive leagues) have been shut video games, they weren’t in a position to pull it out. It regarded for a bit that the Blue Jays would have accomplished the daunting group sweep, however it wasn’t meant to be.

Nonetheless, we’ll have a look at every minor recreation individually to focus on the Participant of the Recreation, in addition to 1-3 gamers value mentioning.

Bear in mind, Vancouver’s recreation was rained out, and will likely be made up on Saturday. The truth is, there’ll even be a double header on Saturday for the Fisher Cats as properly.


The Buffalo Bisons gained their third recreation in 4 tries in opposition to the Toledo Mud Hens by the rating of 4-3. Their season report now sits at 28-33.

The Blue Jays Nation Participant of the Recreation: Ernie Clement

Ernie Clement hit his sixth homer of the season, and added a single and a double in Friday’s recreation.

In 1,340 plate appearances within the minors previous to becoming a member of the Buffalo Bisons, Clement had eight homers. In simply 160 plate appearances with the Bisons, he has six. I don’t know the best way to clarify it, that’s some bizarre stuff.

He’s slashing .331/.408/.525 with these six homers in 160 plate appearances, however he additionally has an 11.3 BB% and a 3.8 BB%. Simply having a extremely good season.

Gamers value mentioning:

Hayden Juenger had a line of 2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 Okay. On this outing, he confirmed what he’s good at (placing out batters), and what he nonetheless struggles with (the lengthy ball). Regardless, Juenger has some nasty pure stuff, and displayed it on Friday night.

Danny Jansen returned to motion on a rehab task, and hit a nuke in simply his second plate look. Avoid wasting energy for Toronto, Danny!

Cam Eden has proven this season why the Jays invited him to the massive league camp in spring coaching. He went 2-4 with a strikeout on Friday, however hits the ball exhausting, has some pop and may get on base, and is 25/26 in stolen base makes an attempt. There’s an opportunity he will get some motion with the Jays subsequent season.


All the way down to their final out, their Participant of the Recreation looped one onto the grass to maintain the Fisher Cats alive for just a few extra innings. They finally fell 4-3 in extras,

The Blue Jays Nation Participant of the Recreation: Orelvis Martinez

If not for Martinez, the Fisher Cats would have fallen 3-2 within the high of the ninth.

He was hit by the pitch in his first at bat, hit a single, after which hit a clutch double which introduced within the tying run with just one out remaining.

As of June tenth, previous to the video games on Saturday, Orelvis is slashing .265/.376/.664 in 133 plate appearances, together with 12 homers, a 13.5 BB% and a 20.3 Okay% for a 167 wRC+.

Did somebody say “time for Triple-A quickly?”

Gamers value mentioning:

Trenton Wallace made his Double-A debut on Friday, pitching a line of 4.1 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 Okay. He can and can do lots higher than this as he adjusts to the brand new stage.

Adrián Hernández has solely pitched in Double-A this season, which is just a little bit odd to me. On Friday, he had a line of 2.2 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 Okay. For the season, the 23-year-old changeup artist has a 6.35 ERA and a 6.40 FIP in 17 innings pitched, together with a profession excessive 18.5 Okay% and a quite low 23.5 BB%.

Sebastian Espino has some pop, but he solely hit his third homer of the season on Friday night time. The excellent news is that he’s hitting just a little bit higher than final season, as much as a .206/.295/.340 slash line, whereas his Okay% dropped from 43.7% to 31.6%.


The Dunedin Blue Jays fell to the Bradenton Marauders 6-4 on Friday night, bringing their season report to 27-28.

The Blue Jays Nation Participant of the Recreation: C.J. Van Eyk

This was the primary time I used to be in a position to watch the 24-year-old since 2021, and he gained’t be within the decrease minors for lengthy.

The 2020 second spherical choose completed with a line of 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 Okay, showcasing a fully disgusting curveball, and a fastball that touched 94 mph.

After his rehab task is completed, we’ll see how lengthy he sticks with the Excessive-A Canadians, if he even does.

Gamers value mentioning:

Kendry Rojas had a blended recreation Friday night. Statistically, it was fairly tough for the 20-year-old lefty, as he had a line of 4 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 2 BB, 6 Okay whereas choosing up the loss. However, the sinker/changeup/slider combine is completely disgusting, and previous to his final inning of labor, he was flying. This season, he has a 2.97 ERA and three.40 FIP in 39.1 innings pitched, a protracted with a 27.8 Okay% and a 7.4 BB%.

Jaden Rudd is right here once more, so you recognize he had one other good recreation on Friday night. The 20-year-old outfielder went 2-4 with 2 RBIs, half of the Blue Jays runs. Certainly one of which was a double, in order that’s good.

Glenn Santiago hit the one homer for the Dunedin Blue Jays final night time. It was an oppo-taco to increase their result in 2-0. After spending 126 plate appearances in Excessive-A final season, he’s slashing .234/.347/.347 with three homers in 147 plate appearances with Dunedin.

Florida Complicated League:

The Florida Complicated League Blue Jays picked up their first win of the season on Friday afternoon, bringing their report to 1-3.

The Blue Jays Nation Participant of the Recreation: Cristian Feliz

The 20-year-old first baseman went 2-3 on Friday, whereas additionally hitting his second homer of the season.

He had a profitable skilled debut within the Dominican Summer season League in 2021, slashing .291/.393/.417 with 4 homers in 178 plate appearances. Nonetheless, he struggled in 2022, slashing simply .167/.291/.333 with 4 homers in 141 plate appearances within the FCL. 

Hopefully as he repeats the extent, he can determine the best way to hit like 2021 as a substitute of 2022.

Gamers value mentioning:

Alfred Pesto signed a minor league deal on June third, and made his debut on Friday afternoon. He had a line of 1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 1 Okay. He’s a 26-year-old righty who will get the ball as much as 99 mph, so don’t anticipate him to be within the FCL for lengthy.

Jiorgeny Casimiri is the opposite Dutch participant the Blue Jays signed in the course of the 2019 worldwide free company interval. He picked up the save on Friday afternoon, ending with a line of 1.1 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 Okay. The 21-year-old solely pitched 12.1 innings final season between the FCL and Single-A.

Yeuni Munoz had a superb day on Friday, hitting a double in his three plate appearances. The 19-year-old slashed .318/.464/.545 in simply 28 plate appearances final season for a 178 wRC+ within the FCL las tseason. Within the DSL in 2021, he slashed .260/.363/.387 with a homer in 182 plate appearances.

Dominican Summer season League:

The DSL Blue Jays walked off the DSL Padres Gold on Friday afternoon, bringing their report to 2-2.

The Blue Jays Nation Participant of the Recreation: David Guzmán

The 17-year-old centre fielder hit his first profession dwelling run on Friday afternoon, whereas additionally hitting a single.

From what I’ve watched of him round his signing, he could have a small 5’7, 160 lb body, however he has some good uncooked energy.

Gamers value mentioning:

Eminen Flores is a 2022 worldwide free company signing who made his season debut as a starter on Friday. He had a line of 4 IP, 5 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 7 Okay. He had a 2.10 ERA and a 5.18 FIP in 25.2 innings pitched (17.2 Okay%, 7.1 BB%) with the DSL Jays final season.

Jarold Montealto additionally hit his first skilled homer on Friday afternoon. He went 1-3, driving in two and placing out two. He was born in Nicaragua, in order that’s fairly cool.

Enmanuel Bonilla completed the sport along with his first skilled hit, a single. It’s necessary to not let DSL and FCL stats impair our judgement, particularly this early within the season. He’ll come round.

Organising the Minor League report for Saturday:

This text is a late one, so fairly just a few video games have already completed, and all however one recreation may have began by the point this text is posted.

Tomorrow, we’ll cowl the 2 rookie league video games, in addition to the 4 affiliate video games, and the 2 further double-header video games.

As all the time, you may observe me on Twitter and Instagram @Brennan_L_D.




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