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Bullpen boosts Blue Jays to Saturday win

June 8, 2024

JUPITER, FL – Kekai Rios drove in all three Blue Jays runs, and Dunedin’s bullpen turned in six shutout frames to set up a 3-1 victory over Palm Beach on Saturday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. The Jays’ win pushes the team back to .500 at 28-28. Before pitching

Aponte’s double lifts Dunedin to 11-inning win

June 7, 2024

JUPITER, FL – After falling in 12 innings on Thursday, the Blue Jays got redemption on Friday night, as Yhoangel Aponte punched a go-ahead two-RBI double in the top of the 11th to help Dunedin to a 10-8 over Palm Beach in 11 innings at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. With

Palm Beach downs Dunedin in speedy pitchers’ duel

June 5, 2024

JUPITER, FL – The Blue Jays offense couldn’t spark a late comeback to salvage a strong outing from starter Juaron Watts-Brown and fell to Palm Beach 3-2 on Wednesday night at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium. In a game that lasted just an hour and 52 minutes, both starting pitchers pitched

Top 10 Games Of ’23: Numbers 9-6

Walk-offs take up four spots on championship season countdown
March 24, 2024

With the first pitch of the 2024 season less than two weeks away, we’re taking a look back at the Top 10 games from the championship-winning 2023 campaign. Click here for Number 10 When you’re compiling a list of the best games in a championship season, you’re bound to include

Eighth Is Great: Late Rally Wins It For C's

Two runs in the penultimate inning put Vancouver on top of Tri-City 3-2
August 11, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC – A two-run rally in the bottom of the eighth helped the Canadians secure a series split with the Tri-City Dust Devils [Angels] Thursday night thanks to a 3-2 win at Rogers Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. After the Dust Devils struck for their only two runs of

Rios Blasts C's To Walk-Off Win

Solo shot in the last of the 11th puts Vancouver over Tri-City 8-7
August 9, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC – Losers of three straight for the first time since the last week of May, the Canadians entered play Tuesday night looking for a route back into the win column. Kekai Rios made it happen in big way with a walk-off solo homer in the bottom of the

C's Celebrate 50th Win With Hit Parade

15 knocks help Canadians cruise to 12-3 triumph over Eugene
July 16, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC – The Northwest League’s best team rolled to a 12-3 win over the Eugene Emeralds [Giants] Saturday night as the Canadians pounded out 15 hits in front of a sellout crowd at Rogers Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. A five-run second inning put the game away early. Josh

Martinez, C's Mash Their Way To 12-5 Triumph

#12 Blue Jays prospect finishes a triple shy of the cycle to pace offense in front of packed house
June 30, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC – Three hits and five RBI from #12 Blue Jays prospect Gabby Martinez helped lead the Canadians to a 12-5 win over the Spokane Indians [Rockies] in front of a sellout crowd at Rogers Field at Nat Bailey Stadium Thursday night to guarantee a series split in the

Late Inning Heroics Highlight Walk-Off Win

Held scoreless until the 9th, C’s rally to tie, fall behind in extras then win on De Jesus double
June 29, 2023

VANCOUVER, BC – A classic pitcher’s duel turned into an extra innings thriller for the Canadians Wednesday night in a 4-3 walk-off win over the Spokane Indians [Rockies] at Rogers Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. Trailing 1-0 to start the ninth, the C’s put the tying run on base when

Fisher Cats end Thursday doubleheader vs Akron in a split

Fifth doubleheader this season that has ended in a split
June 15, 2023

MANCHESTER, N.H — The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, split the doubleheader to the Akron RubberDucks on Thursday night, winning the first game 9-7 and losing the second game 8-3 at Delta Dental Stadium. In the first game, the Fisher Cats hit four

Fisher Cats win first home series of season

Two three-run innings help New Hampshire to series victory
May 7, 2023

MANCHESTER, N.H — The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, won their fourth straight against the Harrisburg Senators on Sunday afternoon, winning 7-2 in front of a season-high crowd of 6,113 at Delta Dental Stadium. It’s the first home series win of the season

Offense can’t catch up in defeat to Hartford

Pitching allows eight runs on 13 hits in loss
April 27, 2023

MANCHESTER, N.H — The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, never led on Thursday night and were defeated by the Hartford Yard Goats 8-4 at Delta Dental Stadium. Catcher Kekai Rios drove in a game-high two RBIs for the Fisher Cats in the fifth

Fisher Cats late rally fizzles in one-run loss

New Hampshire strands eleven on base as series evens
April 21, 2023

BRIDGEWATER, N.J — The New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, had their ninth-inning rally fall short against the Somerset Patriots on Friday night, falling to the defending Eastern League champions 3-2 at TD Bank Ballpark. Orelvis Martinez kicked off the scoring for New Hampshire

Fisher Cats Clinch First Series Win of 2023

Eleven hits help New Hampshire to back-to-back victories
April 7, 2023

ALTOONA, Pa. (April 7, 2023) — Four different hitters had multi-hit performances to give the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays, a 7-2 victory over the Altoona Curve at Peoples Natural Gas Field on Friday night. Leo Jimenez, Damiano Palmegiani, Kekai Rios, and Steward

Loons Stifled on Offense Again, West Michigan Prevails in Shutout

Great Lakes shut out for fifth time in last 12 games
September 9, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – After a six-run performance in a losing effort Thursday night, the Great Lakes Loons were hoping they had figured out something offensively. Friday night at LMCU Ballpark, that did not come to fruition. The West Michigan Whitecaps tallied a four-run first inning and allowed just three

Ramirez Sets the Tone in Three-Hit Shutout Victory

September 7, 2022

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons were shut out Tuesday night and allowed three runs to the West Michigan Whitecaps. On Wednesday night at LMCU Ballpark, they flipped the script entirely. Great Lakes pitching held the Whitecaps offense in check Wednesday, allowing just three hits and two walks

Loons Drop Series Finale in Lansing

Lugnuts outscore Loons, 11-7; each team collected 14 hits
August 21, 2022

LANSING, Mich. – In a three-game winning streak against the Lansing Lugnuts, the Great Lakes Loons scored 12 runs in each game. On Sunday at Jackson Field, they needed to score 12, but only mustered seven. The Lugnuts salvage a series finale victory, 11-7, but the Loons win the set

Nastrini Tosses Six Scoreless in Loons Three-Hit Shutout Victory

Great Lakes and Peoria combine for 12 hits, all singles in 2-0 Loons win
August 11, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Coming into Thursday’s game at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons had won nine of the last 10 starts by Nick Nastrini. But in the last three, Nastrini had allowed multiple earned runs in each start. That ended Thursday. Nastrini pitched six scoreless innings, leading the Loons

Loons Comeback Effort Too Little, Too Late

Lake County jumps out to 5-0 lead before Great Lakes scores three in eighth inning
August 6, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons needed three runs in the late innings Thursday night to send the game to extras, and they got them. Saturday night at Classic Park in Eastlake, Ohio, they got three runs in the eighth inning – but this time they needed more, and they couldn’t find

Lugnuts Best Loons in Pitchers’ Duel in Front of Sellout Crowd

July 30, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The first time Lansing lefty Jack Owen faced off against Loons’ right-hander Carlos Duran, the Lugnuts squeaked out a 1-0 win in Lansing, Mich. In a pitching rematch almost exactly three weeks later, Owen carried the Lugnuts to another one-run victory. Lansing took advantage of just three

Hot Start Propels Camels over Lugnuts

Great Lakes scores seven runs in first two frames
July 27, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – After the Lansing Lugnuts scored three runs in the top of the first inning Wednesday at Dow Diamond, they had scored nine unanswered runs against the Great Lakes Loons to begin a six-game set. What did the Loons do? They answered. Great Lakes, playing Wednesday as the

Five-Run West Michigan Seventh Inning Dooms Loons

Loons and Whitecaps go back and forth before late offensive explosion
July 24, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – Coming into this three-game series against the Great Lakes Loons, the West Michigan Whitecaps scored the most runs per game of any team in the Midwest League. In the first two games at Dow Diamond, the Whitecaps scored just five runs on 10 total hits. Sunday afternoon,

Whitecaps Pitchers Outduel Loons

Great Lakes scores a run in ninth inning, but strands tying run on second
July 23, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – On Friday night at Dow Diamond, the Great Lakes Loons scored 12 runs on 10 hits against the West Michigan Whitecaps. On Saturday night, the two teams combined for five runs and nine hits. The pitchers’ duel went the way of the visitors as West Michigan comes

Pepinillos Picantes Put 12-Spot on West Michigan

Loons score 12 runs on 10 hits, just three for extra bases
July 22, 2022

MIDLAND, Mich. – The Great Lakes Loons returned home to Dow Diamond after nearly three weeks without a home game. Friday night, it was home sweet home. The Loons, playing as their alternate identity Los Pepinillos Picantes del Norte, exploded for 12 runs in an emphatic defeat of the West

Loons Drop Series Finale Via Walk-Off Against Quad Cities

Great Lakes finishes 6-6 on road trip; Erased five-run deficit
July 17, 2022

The Great Lakes Loons and the Quad Cities River Bandits wrapped up a six-game road trip Sunday afternoon at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa. It was the tail end of the longest road trip for the Loons and was the final game before the All-Star Break. Great Lakes (52-34,