Minor League Gameday August 11, 2017

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) @ New York Yankees (Jaime Garcia) [7:05PM]

IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Roenis Elias) vs. Columbus Clippers [CLE] (Julian Merryweather) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Trey Ball) @ Bowie BaySox [BAL] (Yefry Ramirez) [7:05 PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Mike Shawaryn) vs. Wilmington Blue Rocks [KCR] (Jace Vines) [7:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Darwinzon Hernandez/Daniel Gonzalez) vs. Rome Braves [ATL] (Jeremy Walker/Joey Wentz) [5:35PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (Enmanuel De Jesus) vs. Auburn Doubledays [WAS] (Wil Crowe) [6:35 PM]

GCL: GCL Red Sox @ GCL Twins [12:00PM]

DSL: DSL Red Sox @ DSL Athletics [10:30AM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (58-59)

Sox score three early, hang on for a 3-2 victory

Brian Johnson scattered three hits and four walks in four frames, allowing one run while striking out six. Marcus Walden won his tenth game of the season with three scoreless innings of relief, giving up two hits and two walks while whiffing six. Chandler Shepherd’s only mistake was a solo moonshot given to pinch-hitter Adam Moore in the ninth. Shepherd struck out four in two innings.

Jake Romanski ripped two singles in three jaunts. Bryce Brentz belted his 26th bomb and a single in four at-bats. Heiker Meneses hit a double in three matchups. Rusney Castillo contributed a double and a walk in four appearances. Ryan Court singled once in four junkets and was caught stealing. Mike Miller walked once in three trips. Brian Bogusevic walked once in four ventures. Steve Selsky struck out twice amid three hitless sessions. Tzu-Wei Lin put the ball in play in all four forays, but received four return trips to the dugout for his efforts.

Portland Sea Dogs (56-58)

Jimenez, Grover, and Buttrey kick butt, shut out Squirrels 4-0

Dedgar Jimenez yielded six hits and a walk over six scoreless frames; striking out five. Taylor Grover gave up two hits and a walk; whiffing one in 1 ⅔ scoreless innings. Ty Buttrey struck out three of the four batters he faced in his perfect appearance.

Danny Bethea bopped two singles and took two base on balls in a flawless day at the plate. Chad De La Guerra golfed two singles and drew a walk in five trips; he was also caught stealing. Mike Olt obtained a single and two free passes in five matchups. Josh Ockimey jolted a double and drew a walk in five jaunts. Danny Mars, Michael Chavis, and Jeremy Barfield each blasted a hit in five at-bats; Chavis and Barfield with doubles. Henry Urrutia took a pair of free passes in four ups. Josh Tobias thumped a sacrifice fly in four forays.

Salem Red Sox (25-22/65-51)

Astros score unearned run in the 10th, defeat Sox 7-6

Matt Kent coughed up five runs on ten hits, two walks, and a hit by pitch over five frames. Kent whiffed six and unleashed a wild pitch. Pat Goetze granted the opposition one run on four hits, a hit by pitch, and a walk over three innings; striking out one. Daniel McGrath yielded an unearned run on three hits over two frames; striking out four.

Jose Sermo swatted a single and two doubles in five jaunts. Tate Matheny muscled a triple and a single in five matchups. Tyler Spoon served up two hits in three at-bats before being replaced by pinch runner Bryan Hudson – who was then replaced by Jhon Nunez at the dish, who struck out in his only junket. Chris Madera managed two singles in five attempts. Jeremy Rivera and Conrad Gregor each golfed a single and took a free pass in five appearances. Mike Meyers singled and stole a base in four tries. Jordan Betts received two base on balls in five battles. Austin Rei picked up a free pass amid three hitless treks.

Greenville Drive (24-22/65-50)

Dalbec delivers in the 16th, Drive walk-off with a 3-2 victory

Bryan Mata let in two runs on six hits and two walks over 5 ⅔ innings; striking out six. Juan Florentino followed with 3 ⅓ scoreless frames; yielding four hits and whiffing a trio. Jared Oliver tossed four innings, allowing two hits, a hit by pitch, and a walk while striking out six. First baseman Tucker Tubbs went to the mound for the final three scoreless frames, yielding two hits and a hit by pitch while whiffing two.

Bobby Dalbec drove a Ryan Schlosser pitch deep into the night as the leadoff batter in the bottom of the 16th, giving the Drive the win. Dalbec also singled and walked in his seven sessions. Santiago Espinal swatted four singles in seven at-bats. Jerry Downs and Jagger Rusconi each roped a pair of hits in six jaunts; Downs with a double, Rusconi was picked off, then caught stealing. Carlos Tovar was thumped by a pitch and topped a single in six appearances. Tucker Tubbs took a free pass and thwacked a single in six trips. Tyler Hill dropped a sacrifice bunt and took a walk in seven ventures. Ryan Scott drew a base on balls amid six hitless treks. Roldani Baldwin suffered seven fizzled forays.

Lowell Spinners (22-26)

Valley Cats cut down the Spinners, 8-5

Yorvin Pantoja yielded four runs on three hits and two walks over 3 ⅓ innings, striking out one. Devon Fisher allowed two more runs on two hits and five walks over 2 ⅔ frames; whiffing five. Mitchell Osnowitz surrendered two runs on two walks and five hits – including a shot by Colton Shaver – in three innings, while striking out three.

Zach Sterry stung two singles, drew a walk, and was hit by a pitch in five sessions. Marino Campana chipped in a homer, a single, and a walk in five appearances. Yomar Valentin singled and walked in four ventures. Michael Osinski obtained a single and a free pass in five matchups. Yoan Aybar, Juan Barriento, and Alexander Martinez each muscled a single in five at-bats. Nick Sciortino walked twice in four tries. Garrett Benge struck out thrice in five fruitless forays.

GCL Red Sox (20-20)

Gomez gives up two in the ninth, Sox downed 3-2

Oddanier Mosqueda allowed one run on a hit and four walks in 4 ⅓ innings; striking out four. Ritzi Mendoza relinquished a hit and a walk over 3 ⅔ scoreless frames; whiffing a quintet. Rio Gomez was only able to get one out in the bottom of the ninth, giving up two runs on four hits and a walk.

Tyler Dearden drove his first professional tater in the second – his only hit in three trips. Alan Marrero muscled a double – and scored ahead of Dearden – in four at-bats. Cole Brannen, Kervin Suarez, Blake Swihart, and Everlouis Lozada each drew a walk in four appearances. Andre Colon was hit by a pitch in four excursions. David Durden did not reach in three treks. Pedro Castellanos had four futile forays.

DSL Red Sox (37-19)

Red Sox win in balk-off fashion, 7-6 in 13 innings

Rafael Gomez relinquished a run on five hits and a walk over five frames; striking out one. Yasel Santana yielded three runs on three hits and three walks in three innings; whiffing a quartet and uncorking a wild pitch. Juan Morillo allowed an unearned run on three hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch over four frames. Antonio Police pitched a 1-2-3 top of the 13th, but allowed the “extra-inning runner” to score on a sacrifice fly.

Freiberg Marin and Ivan Houellemont each hit three singles and drew a walk in seven sessions; Marin scoring the winning run on Braulio Nunez’s balk in the bottom of the 13th. Lewis Baez bashed a single and a double in six at-bats. Jonathan Diaz delivered a single and three walks in six jaunts. Fabian Andrade dropped a sacrifice bunt and singled in two appearances before being replaced by Keibert Petit, who popped a sacrifice fly, stole a base, and earned two free passes in four treks. Rafael Rincones ripped a double and struck out three times in seven attempts. Reinaldo Ugueto was hit by two pitches in six ups. Ivan Jimenez dropped a sacrifice bunt and took a base on balls in four junkets before being replaced by Marcos Martinez who walked once in two matchups. Willis Figueroa floated a sacrifice fly amid six hitless ventures.

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Brandon has worked the graveyard shift for a decade and, like any good vampire, is averse to the sun. His love of the Red Sox is so deep, he follows eight teams on a daily basis. He lives in Norwich, CT where he often goes to Dodd Stadium to watch minor league baseball with his best friend, his wife Dawn.

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