Minor League Gameday August 2, 2017

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Rick Porcello) vs. Cleveland Indians (Trevor Bauer) [7:10PM]

IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Jalen Beeks) vs. Syracuse Chiefs [WAS] (John Simms) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Kevin McAvoy) vs. Richmond Flying Squirrels [SFG] (Sam Coonrod) [7:00PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Roniel Raudes) @ Winston-Salem Dash [CHW] (Zach Thompson) [12:05PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Jason Groome) vs. Asheville Tourists [COL] (Erick Julio) [7:05PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (Jake Thompson) vs. Hudson Valley Renegades [HOU] (TBD) [7:05 PM]

GCL: GCL Red Sox vs. GCL Orioles [11:00AM]

DSL: DSL Red Sox vs. DSL Braves [10:30AM]

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (54-54)

Soto’s three swats put Syracuse on top, 10-2

Roenis Elias relinquished seven runs on two walks and eight hits – including a quadrangular to Zach Collier and a pair of bombs to Neftali Soto – while striking out three in his five-inning rehab start. Edgar Olmos allowed three runs on a walk and three hits – including Soto’s third homer of the night – while whiffing a quartet in two innings of relief. Williams Jerez yielded only a single in his two scoreless frames in his AAA debut.

Dan Butler blooped a single in three appearances. Ryan Court, Sam Travis, Bryce Brentz, and Matt Dominguez each delivered a hit in four at-bats; Dominguez dinging a double, Court and Brentz blasting solo taters. Steve Selsky, Deven Marrero, and Mike Miller each were unsuccessful in three tries; Selsky striking out each time. Tzu-Wei Lin struck out twice in four futile forays.


Portland Sea Dogs (50-56)

Three run seventh see the Dogs fly by the Squirrels, 4-3

Henry Owens offered up 93 pitches in just four frames, allowing two runs on a double, two singles, and five walks while whiffing a trio. Taylor Grover gave up a run on two hits and a walk over two innings, striking out three. Jake Cosart whiffed a trio in his two perfect frames. Bobby Poyner closed it out with a 1-2-3 ninth with a pair of strikeouts.

Michael Chavis contributed two singles and his 26th moonshot of the season in four at-bats. Danny Mars managed a single and a walk in three appearances. Chad De La Guerra delivered a double and a walk in four trips. Jeremy Barfield and Henry Urrutia each had a hit in four ups; Urrutia with a double. Jordan Procyshen procured a free pass in three excursions. Josh Ockimey obtained a base on balls in his first four AA jaunts. Joseph Monge and Josh Tobias suffered a quartet of frustrating forays.


Salem Red Sox (22-17/62-46)

Three double plays doom the Sox, downed by the Dash 5-4

Mike Shawaryn surrendered four runs on six hits – including downtown shots by Sam Dexter and Zack Collins – and four walks over 5 ⅓ frames; striking out a quartet and throwing a pitch to the backstop. Daniel McGrath allowed the winning run on two hits over 2 ⅔ innings; whiffing a pair.

Tate Matheny muscled a single and a double while taking a walk in four appearances. Chris Madera and Jhon Nunez each notched two hits in four at-bats; Nunez with a double and a triple. Nick Lovullo laced a single and earned a free pass in three trips. Jose Sermo served up a single and drew a base on balls in four jaunts. Mike Meyers went hitless in three attempts. Jeremy Rivera, Tyler Spoon, and Jordan Betts each had four fruitless forays.


Greenville Drive (17-20/58-48)

Tourists walk all over Greenville, 9-0

Darwinzon Hernandez coughed up all nine runs – eight earned – over his 5 ⅓ inning start, allowing nine hits – including a Jacob Bosiokovic jack – two walks, and a hit by pitch. Jared Oliver obtained the next five outs, granting a hit and two walks while whiffing a pair and uncorking two wild pitches. Matthew Gorst gave up two hits in his two scoreless frames.

Steven Reveles ripped two singles in three at-bats. Lorenzo Cedrola contributed a single and a walk in four appearances. Santiago Espinal, Bobby Dalbec, and Tucker Tubbs each delivered a hit in four trips; Tubbs thumping a double. Ryan Scott drew a walk in four rendezvous. Granger Studdard struck out twice in his three hitless attempts. Isaias Lucena and Mitch Gunsolus each got no hits in four failed forays.


Lowell Spinners (18-22)

Houck, Reyes, and LoBrutto shut down Connecticut, 3-0

Tanner Houck let one person on-base – with an atypical strikeout/wild pitch – and tossed another pitch to the backstop in three near-perfect innings; striking out a quartet. Denyi Reyes relinquished four singles and whiffed a pair in five scoreless frames. Dominic LoBrutto delivered a 1-2-3 ninth.

Charlie Madden chipped in a single and a double in four at-bats. Frankie Rios, Raiwinson Lameda, and Jordan Wren each wrung a single in four jaunts. Nicholos Hamilton reached thrice with a single, a walk, and a hit by pitch in five excursions. Garrett Benge and Brett Netzer each notched a walk in four appearances. Juan Barriento and Alexander Martinez each had four floundering forays.


GCL Red Sox (16-15)

Mosqueda massacred in 5-2, game one loss

Oddanier Mosqueda allowed five runs on eight hits – including a J.C. Escarra jack – while striking out one in two innings. Marcos Lantigua struck out three and granted a single in two scoreless innings. Andrew Carber hit the only two batters he faced before being mercifully pulled. Kory Behenna banished the Orioles from the bases, striking out four in his two 1-2-3 innings.

Jagger Rusconi roped a double and drew a walk in three jaunts. David Durden delivered a single in three at-bats. Cole Brannen, Everlouis Lozada, and Andre Colon each earned a base on balls in three appearances. Pedro Castellanos contributed a sacrifice fly amid two hitless trips. Tyler Dearden was unable to reach in two excursions. Alan Marrero and Jerry Downs were each put down in all three of their forgettable forays.

Red Sox get the better of the O’s in game 2, 13-11

Juan Perez pitched two poor frames, yielding seven runs – five earned – on seven hits and two walks; striking out a pair. Ritzi Mendoza relinquished three runs on six hits, a walk, and a wild pitch over three innings; whiffing a trio. Victor Garcia gave up a run on three hits and a walk while recording two outs. Tanner Raiburn went 1 ⅓ scoreless innings to pick up his third save; giving up a walk and a wild pitch while striking out two.

Pedro Castellanos connected on three singles in five at-bats. Ricardo Cubillan clubbed a pair of singles, swiped a bag, and drew a pair of walks in four appearances. Andre Colon chipped in two singles and was plunked in his three trips after pinch-running for Xavier LeGrant, who took a base on balls in the second inning. Cole Brannen and Jecorrah Arnold each singled twice and took a free pass in five jaunts. Eduard Conde contributed a single and a double in four excursions. Juan Carlos Abreu lifted a double and a sacrifice fly while earning a walk in five junkets. Kervin Suarez swatted a single and stole a base in five treks. David Durden was the only man unable to reach, suffering four fizzled forays.


DSL Red Sox (31-16)

Houellemont slams the Dodgers, 6-2

Juan Morillo made it through four scoreless frames, yielding a hit and two walks while striking out a quartet. Jose Larez lasted four outs, giving up a hit, a hit by pitch, and two walks while whiffing a trio. Geraldo Perez pitched 1 ⅔ innings, granting a hit and striking out a pair. Antonio Police could not hold the line, allowing two runs – one earned – on three hits and two walks in 1 ⅔ frames; striking out one. Alberto Franco was called upon to get the final out, which he did by way of the K.

Luis Hernandez and Ivan Houellemont each had a pair of hits in four at-bats; Houellemont hammering his first career homer (a grand slam) and driving in all six runs. Rafael Rincones recorded a single, a stolen base, and a hit by pitch in four appearances. Freiberg Marin mashed a double, stole a base, and drew a walk in four trips. Lewis Baez bashed a double in three excursions. Keibert Petit procured a walk, was plunked by a pitch, and swiped a bag in four treks. Willis Figueroa walked once amid three hitless attempts. Angel Gonzalez and Marcos Martinez each had four foray flops.


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