Little Leiter Wins

By on August 20, 2015
Derek Blackshear (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Derek Blacksher (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

Recently signed RHP Derek Blacksher took the loss as the Dunedin Blue Jays dropped a 6-2 decision to the Clearwater Threshers on Wednesday.  Blacksher allowed four runs, three earned on seven hits while walking one and striking out six over five innings.  The 30-year old Blacksher has spent the last eight seasons playing in independent baseball after being drafted by the Marlins in 33rd round in 2007.

Mark Leiter (EDDIE MICHELSPHOTO)

Mark Leiter, Jr.  (EDDIE MICHELSPHOTO)

Mark Leiter Jr. son of former major leaguer Mark Sr. and nephew of Al Leiter, a former Blue Jays got the win Wednesday against Dunedin as Clearwater prevailed 6-2.  Leiter Jr. allowed two runs on six hits, walked two and struck out five over six innings.  One of the runs he surrendered was a solo homer by Dunedin outfielder Anthony Alford.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Clearwater
(70-53)
2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 12 0
Dunedin
(53-68)
0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 2

 

Clearwater Threshers
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Jesmuel Valentin 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200
Malquin Canelo SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227
Dylan Cozens RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Rhys Hoskins 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .307
Andrew Pullin LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 .255
    1- Carlos Tocci PR-CF 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267
Chace Numata C 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .264
Aaron Brown CF-LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .257
Mitch Walding 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .224
Wilson Garcia DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
Totals 37 6 12 1 0 0 6 4 9 .265
1-Ran for Pullin in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Hoskins (15, Blacksher).
TB: Numata 2; Walding 2; Hoskins 2; Brown 2; Cozens 2; Valentin, J; Pullin 2.
RBI: Hoskins (28), Pullin 2 (65), Brown (40), Walding (29), Valentin, J (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Walding 2; Garcia, W; Valentin, J; Canelo, M; Numata.
SF: Valentin, J.
GIDP: Cozens.
Team RISP: 6-for-16.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Cozens (16, 2nd base off Browning/Saez).
CS: Brown (8, 2nd base by Murphy, G/Saez).

Dunedin Blue Jays
Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG
Anthony Alford CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .298
Christian Lopes 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .295
L.B. Dantzler 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249
Andy Fermin DH 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263
Matt Dean 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252
Derrick Loveless RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .217
Jason Leblebijian SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .139
Boomer Collins LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208
Jorge Saez C 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .177
Totals 32 2 6 0 0 1 2 3 10 .236
BATTING
HR: Alford (2, 5th inning off Leiter, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Alford 4; Lopes, C; Collins 2; Loveless; Fermin.
RBI: Loveless (40), Alford (14).
2-out RBI: Loveless; Alford.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopes, C.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Collins (1, 2nd base by Leiter/Numata).

FIELDING
E: Leblebijian 2 (6, fielding, throw).
DP: (Leblebijian-Dantzler).

Clearwater Threshers
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Mark Leiter (W, 5-1) 6.0 6 2 2 2 5 1 2.18
Alexis Rivero (S, 2) 3.0 0 0 0 1 5 0 3.15
Totals 9.0 6 2 2 3 10 1 3.26
Dunedin Blue Jays
Player IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Derek Blacksher (L, 0-1) 5.0 7 4 2 1 6 0 3.60
Griffin Murphy 2.0 3 2 2 3 1 0 3.00
Arik Sikula 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.96
Wil Browning 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0.89
Totals 9.0 12 6 4 4 9 0 3.85
Murphy, G pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

Game Scores: Leiter 55, Blacksher 46.
Groundouts-flyouts: Leiter 8-3, Rivero, A 3-1, Blacksher 5-4, Murphy, G 2-1, Sikula 1-2, Browning 1-0.
Batters faced: Leiter 25, Rivero, A 10, Blacksher 24, Murphy, G 10, Sikula 4, Browning 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Sikula 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Ben Levin. 1B: Alexander McKay.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:40.
Att: 595.
Venue: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
August 19, 2015

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