Minor League Gameday August 4, 2017

Michael Ivins

Today’s Games

MLB: Boston Red Sox (Eduardo Rodriguez) vs. Chicago White Sox (Carlos Rodan) [7:10PM]

IL: Pawtucket Red Sox (Justin Haley) @ Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders [NYY] (Luis Cessa) [7:05PM]

EL: Portland Sea Dogs (Dedgar Jimenez) vs. Bowie Baysox [BAL] (Jesus Liranzo) [7:00PM]

CL: Salem Red Sox (Roniel Raudes/TBD) @ Myrtle Beach Pelicans [CHC] (Thomas Hatch/Duncan Robinson) [5:35PM]

SAL: Greenville Drive (Hildemaro Requena) @ Charleston Riverdogs [NYY] (Rony Garcia) [7:05PM]

NYPL:  Lowell Spinners (TBD) vs. Hudson Valley Renegades [HOU] (TBD) [6:35 PM]

GCL: GCL Red Sox vs. GCL Twins [12:00PM]

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

Today’s Minor League Scores

Yesterday’s Scoreboard

Pawtucket Red Sox (54-56)

PawSox late comeback falls short, defeated 6-4

Shawn Haviland got hammered over 5 ⅓ innings, surrendering five runs on nine hits – including shots by Neftali Soto and Irving Falu – plus a walk; striking out three. Marcus Walden went 2 ⅔ innings, allowing a run on four hits and a walk; whiffing a trio. Robby Scott loaded the bases in the ninth with a single and two walks; but got the three outs without any damage; one by K.

Rusney Castillo and Brian Bogusevic bopped a pair of hits in four at-bats; Bogusevic blasting a solo bomb in the ninth. Sam Travis scorched a single and drew a walk in four appearances. Deven Marrero and Ryan Court each contributed a hit in four trips; Marrero muscling a double. Mike Miller managed a base on balls and a hit by pitch in three matchups. Dan Butler earned a free pass in three excursions. Matt Dominguez and Bryce Brentz butchered four forays.

Portland Sea Dogs (51-57)

Barfield bomb in the eighth put the Sea Dogs ahead to stay, 11-10

Teddy Stankiewicz stunk up Hadlock by surrendering nine runs on eight hits – including a Jeff Arnold jack – and two walks over 3 ⅓ innings; striking out a pair. Josh Smith gave up the tenth run on two hits, three walks, and a hit by pitch in 2 ⅔ frames. Taylor Grover pitched two perfect innings, striking out a quartet. Bobby Poyner put an end to the proceedings with a 1-2-3 ninth, whiffing one.

Michael Chavis clubbed a double and his minor league leading 27th moonshot while drawing a walk in five trips. Danny Mars delivered two singles in four at-bats. Henry Urrutia drove in five runs with a single and a grand slam in five ups. Mike Olt obtained a free pass and a single in four appearances. Jeremy Barfield’s only hit was an eighth-inning bomb; he also drew a walk and was plunked in five jaunts. Joseph Monge muscled a double, stole a base, and earned a free pass in five junkets. Deiner Lopez laced a single and swiped a bag in four excursions. Chad De La Guerra drove a double in five forays. Danny Bethea was the only man not to pick up a hit, walking once in four treks.

Salem Red Sox (22-18/62-47)

Rain in the Palmetto state keeps the Pelicans and Red Sox off the playing field. They will attempt a double header today.

Greenville Drive (19-20/60-48)

Gonzalez goes seven to win his seventh, Drive win 6-3

Daniel Gonzalez granted three doubles, a walk, and a single in seven scoreless innings; striking out six. Algenis Martinez made it through the final two frames; allowing three runs on four hits and a wild pitch; whiffing a trio.

Brett Netzer and Tucker Tubbs each thumped two hits in four at-bats; Tubbs with a double. Bobby Dalbec, Ryan Scott, and Steven Reveles each ripped a hit in four trips; Scott with a three-run round tripper in the sixth. Tyler Hill, Santiago Espinal, and Roldani Baldwin each blooped a hit in five excursions; Baldwin blasting a double, Hill and Espinal each stealing a base. Mitch Gunsolus was granted two walks in four appearances.

Lowell Spinners (19-23)

Renegades put two on the board in three separate innings, scoot by the Spinners 6-4 in game one

Jake Thompson’s professional debut was less than ideal, allowing two runs on three hits and a wild pitch in his one inning; however, Thompson did whiff a pair. Dakota Smith surrendered four runs – three earned – on four hits, a walk, and a hit by pitch over five frames; striking out a trio and unleashing a pitch to the backstop. Taylor Ahearn walked one in his seventh inning appearance.

Yomar Valentin doubled and walked in three ventures. Samuel Miranda and Marino Campana each contributed a single in three at-bats. Michael Osinski, Juan Barriento, and Frankie Rios each ripped a single in four trips. Zach Sterry walked twice in three appearances. Yoan Aybar lifted a sacrifice fly in three tries. Garrett Benge was bedeviled in four forays.

Rios drives a sacrifice fly in the seventh, Spinners walk off 2-1 in game two

Nick Duron allowed an unearned run on three hits and a walk over five innings; striking out a pair. Devon Fisher gave up a hit and a hit by pitch in two scoreless innings; whiffing one. Both Duron and Fisher uncorked wild pitches.

Alexander Martinez made it on base in all three appearances with a walk, a double, and a seventh inning triple; subsequently scoring the winning run. Raiwinson Lameda and Marino Campana each laced a single in three at-bats; Campana was picked off. Michael Osinski singled once in four excursions. Nick Sciortino notched two free passes in three trips. Frankie Rios ripped a sacrifice fly and earned a base on balls in four forays. Nicholos Hamilton dropped a sacrifice bunt in three treks. Juan Barriento and Yomar Valentin were unable to reach in three ventures.

GCL Red Sox (17-16)

Lopez-Soto loses the plate in the ninth, Sox lose 3-2

Rio Gomez tossed four scoreless innings, relinquishing two hits and striking out five. Angel Padron put in three frames, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks; whiffing a pair. Francisco Lopez-Soto pitched a perfect eighth inning before loading the bases via walk between a fielder’s choice ground out in the ninth. Tanner Raiburn faced one man, giving up a single that scored the winning run.

Everlouis Lozada laced two singles in four at-bats and was caught stealing once. Ricardo Cubillan contributed a single and two walks in four appearances. Andre Colon and Pedro Castellanos each clipped a single in four trips. Blake Swihart earned a base on balls over his three rehab excursions and was replaced at DH by Jecorrah Arnold, who was hit by a pitch. Juan Carlos Abreu picked up a walk and a stolen base in three attempts before giving way to Tyler Dearden, who dropped a sacrifice bunt. Alan Marrero took a free pass in four matchups. David Durden was unable to deliver in three treks. Kervin Suarez suffered four frustrating forays.

DSL Red Sox (33-17)

Braves score one in the tenth, defeat the Sox 4-3

Yasel Santana yielded two hits and struck out four in four scoreless frames. Carlos Cortes coughed up two runs on a hit, two walks, and two hit by pitches over 2 ⅔ innings; whiffing a trio. Shair Lacrus let in a run on three hits and two walks over 1 ⅓ frames; whiffing a pair and uncorking a wild pitch. Jose Larez let in an unearned run in his inning and two batters; giving up a hit, two walks, and a hit by pitch while striking out one. Johan Martinez took over from Larez and picked up the final three outs without issue.

Rafael Rincones reached three times with a double and two walks in five appearances. Marcos Martinez and Freiberg Marin each muscled a single and took a free pass in five forays; Marin added a stolen base. Angel Gonzalez golfed a single in four at-bats before being relieved by Luis Hernandez, who dropped a sacrifice bunt in the tenth. Lewis Baez bashed a single in five trips; but was picked off then caught stealing. Reinaldo Ugueto reached base three times with a walk and two plunkings in five ups. Willis Figueroa found first twice with a pair of free passes in five ventures. Keibert Petit picked up a walk and a stolen base amid four hitless treks. Ivan Houellemont struck out twice in five fizzled forays.

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